The fundraising team is currently wrapping up from the December campaign.
Even though the banners are down, donations are still settling and we are
reconciling with the finance department. This month, we are doing analysis
on fundraising donation data as well as on feedback from readers, donors
and members of this list. We will share an update on this analysis when it
is complete, which will be a part of future discussions around fundraising
Thank you for providing questions/comments to the meta page and please
continue to do so.
On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Andreas Kolbe <jayen466(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 8:47 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo)
As for the fundraiser's duration, I believe
the 2014 fundraiser ran for
(December 2 to December 31, 2014).
That's certainly incorrect. https://frdata.wikimedia.org/
campaign-vs-amount.csv shows about 200 campaigns started in 2014,
excluding sidebar and other "regular" stuff. A campaign can contain
hundreds of banners. Some campaigns lasted few hours, most of them
days or weeks.
I am aware of that. I meant the December fundraiser during which the
banners were shown continuously to all Wikipedia readers.
"In 2012, we were able to shorten the fundraiser down to nine full days,
the shortest fundraiser we've had."
As noted in https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Fundraising_2012/Report
, those numbers are meaningless comparisons. We've been waiting for the
number of impressions (at a minimum) for 20 months now.
It's the same with the editor survey data:
Literally years have passed, but the answer is always either silence, or
"The data is not yet ready."
The Foundation talks the transparency talk, but walking the walk seems a
Pictures of puppies are no substitute.
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