[ubuntu-uk] Promoting Ubuntu

Matthew Larsen mat.larsen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 14:11:39 GMT 2007


Agreed, this approach works very well.

On 29/10/2007, Michael Holloway <michael at thedarkwinter.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys
>
> We're always trying to think of ideas and ways to promote
> Ubuntu/Linux... why not stick to the basics??
>
> Canonical sends out CD's for free upon request... i don't know how many,
> and what they would think of this, but:
>
> We gets tons of CD's in boxes, we get an Ubuntu jacket with big writing
> saying something like:
>
> Ubuntu Linux
> Free OS
> Free Office
>
> ... and then some of us volunteer to stand in city centres on the
> weekend (maybe two or three in a group so we can answer questions etc)
> and hand them out like flyers. We include a little slip that explains
> how they can try it (live) and install it etc.
>
> Probably some of them will get thrown away, and many will remain unused,
> but surely the relatively low-cost of this type of promotion will prove
> effective??? Even if its just the "oh yes i've heard of that" type.
>
> What do you think?
>
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