[GRASS-PSC] Re: [OSGeo-Conf] FOSS4G07 Banner Ads

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Jan 15 21:45:37 EST 2007

Perhaps I missed a post. I don't quite follow what is being asked. Sorry.


On 1/15/07 3:04 PM, "Markus Neteler" <neteler.osgeo at gmail.com> wrote:

> Paul, Helena,
> absolutely. And our stats are also nice :)
> http://grass.itc.it/webalizer/
> plus 25 mirrors.
> We did the banner as well for the last conference.
> Markus
> On 1/10/07, Helena Mitasova <hmitaso at unity.ncsu.edu> wrote:
>> Paul,
>> 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.
>> Helena
>> 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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