[GRASS-PSC] Re: [OSGeo-Conf] FOSS4G07 Banner Ads
pramsey at refractions.net
Mon Jan 15 17:14:01 EST 2007
Great news, and nice stats, those are about twice what PostGIS does
Markus Neteler wrote:
> Paul, Helena,
> absolutely. And our stats are also nice :)
> plus 25 mirrors.
> We did the banner as well for the last conference.
> On 1/10/07, Helena Mitasova <hmitaso at unity.ncsu.edu> wrote:
>> I am pretty sure that we can put the banner on the GRASS web site -
>> we can post it there as soon
>> as you have it ready and then include notification about deadlines in
>> the news and on mailing lists.
>> I can discuss this with PSC and get some official approval.
>> On Jan 9, 2007, at 12:44 PM, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>> > When preparing the graphical identity stuff, we should get a suite
>> > of web banner ads available that we can either pay to place on some
>> > high traffic GIS sites (directionsmag?), or simply place on some of
>> > our own project sites (mapserver, postgis, etc)
>> > (Amusing story, I was looking at the GITA site to see what kind of
>> > list selling they do (doesn't look like they do, bummer) and they
>> > sell advertising... $400-800 a month, for banner ads, depending on
>> > placement. And they have site stats... they get 115K page views,
>> > 24K visitors... wait a minute... so I check the postgis site stats
>> > and sure enough, we do twice the traffic GITA does!)
>> > Anyhow, I think having banner ads on the top project sites
>> > (postgis, mapserver, grass, qgis, etc) would be very helpful.
>> > Hopefully we can prevail upon folks (particularly osgeo member
>> > projects!) to host banners for a few weeks around key times (call
>> > for papers, opening registration, end of early bird).
>> > Paul
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