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The Fedora Marketing team develops marketing strategy to promote the usage and support of Fedora worldwide. Through the development of processes and content, this project aims to support the efforts of other Fedora projects to spread Fedora and to provide a central repository of ideas and information that can be used to deliver Fedora to new audiences.

Essentially, the Fedora Marketing team ensures that people in Fedora can consistently explain to everyone what Fedora is and why they should care!

Member of the press?
If you're a member of the press, visit our dedicated press page.

Contributing roles in the Fedora Marketing Project

Contributing roles
This is only suggestions for contributing roles. Only your imagination sets the limts.

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People Person

Joining the Fedora Marketing Project

  • To learn how to join Fedora Marketing Project, please see the Join page.


The Fedora Ambassadors provide a local voice and contact point for their local areas, and they organize Fedora's participation in events, both big and small. Here are some of the things you'll have the opportunity to do as an Ambassador:

  • Represent Fedora at a local event.

It does not have to be a Linux event. Think big, go to a music or media trade show and tell them how Fedora can help solve the problems they are facing.

  • Speak at a conference near you.
  • Support others as they participate in events, by providing them with the materials and information they need to get things done.

This is the grass-roots team that spreads Fedora on the ground and allows the Fedora Project to interact directly with its existing and prospective users.

Press and Public Relations

  • Help us communicate with the press at a global level
  • Help spread news on all major development updates, releases, new projects and events related to Fedora. Consider picking one or two stories and alerting the press about it.
  • Collect user testimonials and publish them on this wiki
  • Distribute Fedora to the public and demonstrate its advantages
  • Solicit Linux User Groups members to use and contribute to Fedora
  • Dispel common myths and educate the public about Fedora

File:Fedora Mktg Reference Guide.odt - This marketing interview guide might help you with questions for interviewing people who have Fedora success stories.


These resources will help you take Fedora to the people.


The Marketing schedule contains the official agenda of the Fedora Marketing project.

The Marketing tasks list shows open Fedora Marketing issues.

The Marketing brain dump is our sandbox for new ideas, thoughts, and future Marketing goals.


Meetings may be held on IRC to discuss the progress of the Fedora Marketing project.

Mailing List

The Fedora Marketing mailing list, , hosts discussions related to Marketing. Anyone interested in marketing Fedora should join this list.

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The contributors page lists active Fedora Marketing contributors.