[Linux-aus] Marketing Linux

Melissa Draper melissa at meldraweb.com
Wed Apr 18 07:04:39 UTC 2007

James Turnbull wrote:
> Melissa Draper wrote:
>>> We would be better off looking at service clubs (Lions/Rotary/Apex) and 
>>> the way they raise money for worthwhile community projects. Something 
>>> for a Children's Hospital, or assistive technology for disabled people, 
>>> education projects like OLPC etc.
>> I would personally vote for the Children's Hospital idea.
>> Every year on Good Friday the Melbourne Royal Children's Hospital has
>> the day-long telethon, and lots of people publicly hand over giant
>> cheques. If we were to spend the next year accumulating funds for this
>> through LA, I'm sure we could achieve this.
> The RMCH actually does very well out of their appeal - sick kids is
> naturally a popular cause
> <snip>
Aye, this is true. But it is also a very visible cause and the appeal
gets a lot of coverage. Marketing is about visibility.

Melissa Draper


Phone: 0404 595 395
(intl): +61 404 595 395

P.O Box 1412
Lavington, NSW 2641

More information about the linux-aus mailing list