[hackerspaces] Startup publicity and the MAKE: blog

Josh Kopel jkopel at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 16:29:17 CET 2009

They have been suggesting that people list events on their events  
calendar.  You might want to at least list your meetings.

josh kopel

On Nov 29, 2009, at 8:48 AM, Ron Bean  
<bucketworks at rbean.users.panix.com> wrote:

> It was nice to see that Workshop88 got a mention on the MAKE: blog,  
> but
> I've submitted our website before and they've never listed us-- even
> though we're (slightly) further along in our planning than Workshop88
> is. So, what's the secret of getting their attention?
> More to the point, there must be other hackerspaces/makerspaces that  
> are
> in startup-mode and could use the publicity-- and MAKE readers are
> exactly the demographic we're looking for.
> So, if anyone has any contacts at the MAKE: blog, I think what we'd
> really like them to do is to post a weekly listing of groups that are
> starting up and need members, and where and when they're meeting. The
> idea is to tell people that if they've checked hackerspaces.org in the
> past and didn't find anyone in their area, it's time to check again.
> BTW we're calling ourselves a "Makerspace" rather than a  
> "Hackerspace".
> The name was picked before I got involved, so I don't know the  
> reasoning
> behind it.
> http://www.milwaukeemakerspace.org/
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