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forum sections for different regions?
« on: July 13, 2020, 01:05:59 pm »

Are there enough users here to have sections in the forum for specific regions and/or countries?

For example, advertising local events where OpenPOWER solutions will be on display or simply helping users find each other at local hackerspaces.
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Re: forum sections for different regions?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2020, 09:17:07 am »
I don't know if there are enough users already, but a news section would be good.

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Re: forum sections for different regions?
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2020, 03:58:41 am »
I think we are still a long way from having a dedicated section in Europe. Same thing I said about the sales pitch...

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Re: forum sections for different regions?
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2020, 10:09:26 am »

There are different marketing possibilities around Europe.  Each country is different.

For example, in Switzerland, people have high salaries and would not feel stressed about the price of these products.  If somebody does a few Blackbird demos at small events and hackerspaces, a few more users will probably come on board quite quickly.

Somewhere like Ireland is very different: in Ireland, the country is cold, even in summer.  Some buyers in hot countries may hesitate to buy a powerful workstation because it will heat up their home but in Ireland, people would see that as a benefit and it will not lead to hesitation at the time of purchase.

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