[ubuntu-uk] What aren't we doing? What should we be doing?

Barry Drake bdrake at crosswire.org
Fri Jun 24 10:28:13 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-06-24 at 10:11 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> "As a team, what should we be doing within the UK?"
> "UK Team should seek monetary sponsorship from companies and
> individuals, and invest that sponsorship money in Ubuntu related
> projects and events in the UK"

Monetary sponsorship - definitely.  Twofold effort needed:
1) Make concerted effort to get Ubuntu pre-installed machines made
easily available.  I keep trying - if we all do that, we might (just)
get a better response.
2) Get some paid advertising going to raise awareness that there is an
alternative to Windows and Mac, and it is very very good.  Release of
12.04 LTS might be the time to go for this.  Maybe Canonical would offer
good support here?

Regards,		Barry.
Barry Drake is a member of the the Ubuntu Advertising team.

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