Read what customers and commentators of Age of Peers are saying.
For less than we had budgeted for the salary for a VP Marketing, we received an all-star Open Source Marketing department. I am amazed by Age of Peers' abilities and dedication to its clients.
Boris Kraft, CTO and co-founder, Magnolia International Ltd.
Age of Peers provided invaluable help planning the launch of our major GNOME 3.0 release. They also helped us develop a speaker and blogger development strategy to help get the word out. We look forward to working with them again!
Stormy Peters, Former Executive Director, GNOME Foundation
Age of Peers' skilled and dedicated media professionals ensured that coverage and interview opportunities were pertinent and achieved results, and that the event received maximum play in both traditional and social media. They delivered real value to DrupalCon 2010 in Copenhagen, and we look forward to working with them for future events.
Isabell Schulz, Drupal Association
Based on convincing arguments drawn from in-depth research, Age of Peers suggested a practical marketing plan to us, with a list of high-priority activities we could undertake immediately and the likely benefits of each. This had direct impact on our ongoing activities and helped to choose, prioritize and delegate tasks within our organization of volunteers. We were also most impressed with the overall professionalism of the team and the diverse skills they were able to being to bear on the marketing challenge we faced.
Kian T. Gould, Head of Marketing, TYPO3 Association
OXID has seen significant benefit from its engagement with Age of Peers. Age of Peers' helped us to develop a competitive open-source strategy of bottom-up adoption through community building, and then using that adoption as a springboard to enter international markets. Thanks to Age of Peers' efforts, we now have continuous and seamless flow from adoption to monetization, and we're also seeing a significantly shorter sales cycle.
Roland Fesenmayr, CEO, OXID eSales
Age of Peers has been a tremendous asset in helping us to strategize and execute our marketing for the last years. Their work has helped change the market perception of Magnolia. Today, Magnolia can easily win customers based on marketing collateral created by Age of Peers, especially those in finance, media, travel, government and retail verticals. Age of Peers' strategic advice has helped us grow significantly year-on-year.
Pascal Mangold, CEO and co-founder, Magnolia International Ltd.
Growing our business by taking OTRS to new markets is a key element of our strategy. In order to do this, it was essential that we re-evaluate the competitive environment we found ourselves in, and align our market positioning and messaging with our business goals. Age of Peers played a key role in helping us understand where we were, and how we could leverage elements of the marketing mix to help us realize our business vision.
André Mindermann, CEO, OTRS Group
Marketing an open source product and raising an open source community was a key difficulty for Modeliosoft. Age of Peers’ help was decisive to help us appropriately target and achieve these goals. They helped us take the right decisions, understand the messaging subtleties, and package the appropriate mix for both a happy open source community and a viable commercial model.
Philippe Desfray, Vice President for Research and Development, Modeliosoft
We went open source to build an architecture of participation around OXID eShop. Our goal was to encourage our users to collaborate with us in realizing a state-of-the-art e-commerce project. We also wanted to take our product platform international, and we realized that asking the community for help was the best way to achieve this goal.
Caroline Helbing, Product Manager, OXID eSales
Age of Peers’ unrivaled mix of skills and experience was invaluable to us in evaluating our current marketing mix and making the changes necessary for success in the global marketplace. Our new Web site is the ideal vehicle to support our go-to-market strategy in different countries, and Age of Peers’ recommendations have helped us reposition the OTRS brand to fully exploit upcoming opportunities in the service innovation space.
Paul Salazar, VP of Marketing, OTRS Group
When we went open source, we entered an unfamiliar world. The open source culture, the open development model, the rapid feedback cycles...these were all a surprise to us. Age of Peers' day-to-day guidance, as well as its expertise in putting together our community infrastructure, gave us the confidence we needed to interact with the community and make the collaboration a success.
Marco Steinhäuser, Community Guide, OXID eSales
Age of Peers’ experience in community development and marketing strategy was helpful to us in ensuring that our community embodied the spirit of open source collaboration and discovery. They were able to give us practical recommendations on how we could achieve our goals through better market positioning, a more targeted messaging strategy, and some key community development activities. They also helped us relaunch our Web site to make it more modern, engaging and informative, and provided us with access to key community networks and media channels.