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Task #2577

investigate free open source project advertising on Stack Overflow

Added by Mike Saunders 7 months ago. Updated about 1 month ago.

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In short: Stack Overflow wants to "let the programming community use our remnant ad inventory space to publicize open-source projects in need of programmer assistance."

More details: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/362773/open-source-advertising-1h-2018

It looks like we need to create a graphic, asking for contributors, and if it gets enough upvotes it goes into the advertising cycle. And it appears to be done twice a year, so it may be better to wait until the second half of 2018 to be "fresh" and get more exposure.

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#1 Updated by Mike Saunders about 1 month ago

So this scheme was not activated for the second half of 2018, so it's impossible to take part. If it's available for the first half of 2019, it should be announced here:

https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/open-source-advertising

I've made a note in my calendar to look at it again in January. It's not too far off, and worth doing IMO, so let's keep this ticket open for now...

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