[Marketing] marketing brochure

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Mon Dec 2 06:39:34 PST 2019

I have been resisting taking on any more activities until my term as
Director was up. With today's announcement I have some more capacity :)

Astrid you mentioned wanted to update the osgeo brochure last year, and we
did not have any members available with access to InDesign. The economics
of using scribus did not work out for us (when we had access to a graphic
designer it was better to use a WYIWYG tool to take advantage of their

I would be willing to do the update, if the marketing committee was able to
provide an InDesign license. In the past I purchased proprietary fonts when
they were mandated by our logo design, however InDesign is a more expensive

a) InDesign US$239.88/yr
b) InDesign US$31.49/mo, only subscribe when needed?

Another good approach is:

c) Contact GetInteractive and set up a time and materials contract
d) Ask on our mailing list if anyone else has access to InDesign and would
be willing to do the work.

Please reply with your preference, and any discussion. I feel we should
make a motion this calendar year while we have marketing budget to work

aside: I was able to make use of scribus for some of our one page handouts,
porting content from a number of projects for a consistent appearance. It
was a very frustrating learning curve, but I think I can safely update
these now.
Jody Garnett
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