[ubuntu-uk] Leaflets

Matthew Macdonald-Wallace matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
Thu May 3 12:34:05 BST 2007

Quoting James Tait <james.tait at wyrddreams.org>:

> Alan Pope wrote:
>> Should this be done by the marketing team and not us?
> I'd say it might be beneficial to us if they were involved, even just to
> avoid duplication of effort.
>> What leaflets (at a high level) would you like to see? "What is Ubuntu?"
>> "What is Linux?" "Can I run my Windows software?" kind of flyers immediately
>> spring to mind.
> Although I'm not a marketing type myself, I'd echo some of Mark
> Harrison's comments here.  Before we get into trying to answer
> questions, we need to know what questions to answer.  And not many
> non-techies are going to ask us questions because they don't even know
> we exist, let alone who we are or what we do.  The first part of our
> job, I think, is to address that -- get some visibility amongst the
> "normal" public so they can come and ask us questions.

I'm trying to get customised Ubuntu LiveCDs into cafes and other  
public areas including local libraries etc to advertise the Thanet LUG  
along with some leaflets, I figure that they're the places that we'll  
get most public interest.


Matthew Macdonald-Wallace
Group Co-Ordinator
Thanet Linux User Group
matthew at truthisfreedom.org.uk
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