Open source press releases. James Governor at MonkChip’s discusses Ian Skerrat’s press release at the Eclipse Foundation. Ian is releasing two press releases to the public for comment before he issues three press releases to the wire.
Ian is looking for feedback on the press releases. He also wrote an earlier post, and has already collected some comments. Gaining feedback from customers for products is a good way to gain ideas about your products. The purpose of public relations is to get other people talking about your product or idea. By gaining feedback from customers, a company will really build a relationship with customers, one where customers believe they have helped to build a company’s products. News is of interest to customers, but give customers the chance to recommend what is important to them, you will get good feedback on what is important to your audience, and in today’s blogging world, good online PR within your customer blogging community.