Fwd: New York Times advertisement for Ubuntu

Caleb Marcus caleb.marcus at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 03:17:42 GMT 2007


Oh, never mind
On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 21:49 -0500, Caleb Marcus wrote:

> Did you forget to attach something?
> On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 18:45 -0800, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote: 
> 
> > I put this together...what do you guys think?
> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Kristian Erik Hermansen <kristian.hermansen at gmail.com>
> > Date: Oct 24, 2007 8:32 AM
> > Subject: New York Times advertisement for Ubuntu
> > To: ubuntu-marketing at lists.ubuntu.com
> > 
> > 
> > We really need to have a New York Times advertisement.  It worked for
> > Firefox and you will find my name (and 10,000 others) on the first
> > advertisement shown below...
> > 
> > http://www.mozilla.org/press/mozilla-2004-12-15.html
> > 
> > So, we need to round up 10,000 people to make small donations, just as
> > Mozilla did, to raise public awareness outside of the Linux scene.
> > The way Mozilla did this was to get a great deal from the New York
> > Times on a two page advertisement that would run 'on-the-fly' and was
> > not scheduled for any particular date.  The was this works is
> > presumably when the NYT determines that they have a low ad
> > time-period, they will select to run your ad at a discounted price.
> > Here are the details for contacting them regarding advertising costs.
> > Also, if anyone could speak with the Mozilla team to find out how they
> > did it, and how they would do it if they had another chance, please
> > contact them.
> > 
> > http://www.nytimes.whsites.net/mediakit/contacts.html
> > 
> > I think this ad should go out before the end of the year, but maybe
> > Mozilla could give us some pointers on when the best time to do this
> > would be?  How about for the next release of Hardy Heron?  Or maybe
> > SABDFL has a better idea?  Let's discuss!
> > --
> > Kristian Erik Hermansen
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Kristian Erik Hermansen
> > 
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