[OSGeo-Discuss] Media Sponsorship
Michael P. Gerlek
mpg at flaxen.com
Fri Jun 10 13:21:18 PDT 2011
+1 here too.
I like the idea of providing an avenue for us to pitch articles, etc. I
know that in principle anyone can submit a piece to most of the industry
pubs, but in practice the editors tend to favor those they have a
pre-existing relationship with.
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> bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Seven (aka Arnulf)
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 1:09 PM
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> Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] Media Sponsorship
> On 06/09/2011 10:35 PM, Tyler Mitchell wrote:
> > Hi everybody, I've been working on an idea to start a Media
> > Sponsorship opportunity for OSGeo. We already do this same idea for
> > FOSS4G each year, so why not try it for the organisation in general?
> > I already know of a few media companies that would be interested in:
> > * providing $x worth of advertising for OSGeo * in exchange for being
> > listed as a Media Sponsor
> > This is also a great way to keep communication open so, for example,
> > OSGeo members can write articles for these companies, we can get our
> > press releases easily, we can have our logo front and centre, etc.
> > Note, I'm not proposing an in-kind sponsorship position, but one with
> > real $ values tied to the arrangement (likely $10k spread over a
> > year).
> > Putting the idea out there - what do you think? Thumbs up or down?
> > Think of any ways to make it more enticing?
> > Tyler
> this sounds like a good idea, nothing to add from my side.
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