Wondering how you can recruit open-source contributors for your project? Here's how.
Donnie Berkholz, a council member and developer for Gentoo Linux as well as an analyst at RedMonk, has presented on the topic of recruiting open-source contributors.
He goes over a few steps, which involve setting goals and measuring progress, establishing the expectation that most contributors become long-term developers, make them interact as community members, and dont let them slip away.
He's written about this open-source recruitment process at RedMonk.com. Embedded below are his video and slides of the presentation.