[Linux-aus] Open source information site for businesses
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Thu Nov 5 14:54:49 EST 2009
From: Daniel Black [mailto:daniel.subs at internode.on.net]
Sent: Wednesday, 4 November 2009 11:50 PM
To: linux-aus at lists.linux.org.au; Noven Purnell-Webb
Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] Open source information site for businesses
On Wednesday 04 November 2009 23:10:41 Noven Purnell-Webb wrote:
> I am writing a short article on OSS for a northern NSW business magazine.
> The point is to highlight some of the potential benefits of OSS for SMBs,
> the target readership is SMB owners and managers. As I only have space to
> touch on some key points I want to end the article with a good link for
> further information if people are interested.
> I don't want a media article - there are thousands of them but they are
> limited in scope. I'd like to point people to opensource.org, but that
> really is too technical and dry for the target market. I want to avoid
> vendor specific sites and freetard zealotry. A reasonable, legitimate,
> balanced view that shows positive reasons for business to switch to (or at
> least investigate) OSS as a viable alternative. I have looked at a large
> amount of sites but none are quite right. Does anyone have thoughts on a
> site that might meet the criteria?
> - Noven Purnell-Webb
http://makethemove.net/ is the closest I can think of.
Thank you for your promotion work and look forward to hearing any responses
you get back from your readership.
Thanks Daniel. That is the best site I have found (been shown) so is the one
used in the article. I'll let you know of anything that comes from it.
- Noven Purnell-Webb
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