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Re: Promotional material

Postby Zwopper on Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:54 am

Another one...
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Re: Promotional material

Postby torstiko on Thu Jun 11, 2009 8:39 am

Hi

I'm not a big artist. But what do you think about my idea of a notebook-sticker?

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Re: Promotional material

Postby beauvin on Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:55 am

torstiko wrote:Hi

I'm not a big artist. But what do you think about my idea of a notebook-sticker?

your idea is nice :) i think you should add a border thought



Umm, i thought of redirecting that Windows 7 hype to Linux Mint and came up with this flyer concept :wink:(only the front page is done, the back page will be green and have some info about mint ). A total of 4 flyers can be printed on a A4 paper at 300dpi. I wanted the 4 flyers to fit perfectly, but seems i miscalculated a bit and a small part needs to be cut out :(. I'm eager to know what do you guys think about this concept, here's the preview
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I also attached a single flyer (1240x1704)...
http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/2159/flyer.png

...and 4 flyers ready to be printed on a A4 page(2480x3508) :).
http://g.imagehost.org/view/0822/flyer_cutA4

Thanks for reading!
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Re: Promotional material

Postby torstiko on Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:39 am

beauvin wrote:
torstiko wrote:Hi

I'm not a big artist. But what do you think about my idea of a notebook-sticker?

your idea is nice :) i think you should add a border thought

Thats right. The border is unclean. It was just a 5 minute concept/preview.
I was inpirated by the sticker on my notebook, which says "Designed for Windows XP" and thought why must the hardware be designed to fit the OS?
I know this sticker could be understood wrong, so I wanted to know, what you think.

beauvin wrote:Umm, i thought of redirecting that Windows 7 hype to Linux Mint and came up with this flyer concept :wink:(only the front page is done, the back page will be green and have some info about mint ). A total of 4 flyers can be printed on a A4 paper at 300dpi. I wanted the 4 flyers to fit perfectly, but seems i miscalculated a bit and a small part needs to be cut out :(. I'm eager to know what do you guys think about this concept, here's the preview
Thanks for reading!


Nice idea! I like the creativity in some of the posts.
Is there a place in the wiki to post and collect the promotional ideas?

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Re: Promotional material

Postby beauvin on Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:45 am

A gif animated Linux Mint 3D logo, it might be useful (for some cool animated banners :wink: ). I wanted to make this in flash but failed miserably :roll:, png version is also attached below

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Re: Promotional material

Postby dta9191 on Sat Jun 13, 2009 10:24 pm

reverend_nerd wrote:For some time my laptop has been "tattooed" with a big Linux Mint Sticker I had made with a good quality PNG file I found hanging around the site.

It's simple, has the logo, the name and the tagline "from freedom came elegance". I didn't get the care to trim everything to look xtra nice, but still it is complimented when I open the little guy around in cafés and libraries. In fact, I even got people to try Mint on their machines just because of their curiosity! :D

The image of my little companion is here: http://img15.imageshack.us/img15/7519/mintsticker.jpg

Also, I'm about to start my exam period at university right now, but after that is through I'll see if there is anything left to be done!

Cheers!
Felipe Sentelhas



I think this is an excellent start as far as real world advertising goes. People will see the logo and wonder what it is. Curiosity is always a pretty big motivation for me to try something new. I think this could draw a lot of attention. like you said, people will ask and may even give it a try. Another thing I thought would be cool is to replace the "designed for windows" sticker on the front of the machine with the mint logo and "From Freedom Came Elegance". kicks the crap out of the windows sticker. Just thought I'd throw my random idea out there in case it's any good. Let me know what every one thinks.
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Re: Promotional material

Postby KittyKatt on Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:17 pm

Made a deviantART stamp for those of us that are subscribers to use.

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I may be making a PLZ account for this stamp as well, so that non-subscribers can use it as well.
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Re: Promotional material

Postby DPMorris on Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:59 pm

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Re: Promotional material

Postby KittyKatt on Tue Jun 16, 2009 2:37 pm

@DPMorris: I love that! I'm definitely making a background out of that now, if you don't mind. ^-^
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Re: Promotional material

Postby DPMorris on Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:08 pm

Please use as u please.

I have placed some new wallpapers on:

http://www.linuxmint-art.org/
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Re: Promotional material

Postby DPMorris on Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:32 am

I have the Linux-Mint TUX listed on http://www.CrystalXP.Net @:

http://tux.crystalxp.net/en.id.18142-ph ... -mint.html

Hopefully get some publicity there!!!!!

Go LM!
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Re: Promotional material

Postby LLBoy on Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:26 pm

Found this post with a sort-of promotional material. The claim may not be necessarily true but interesting nonetheless.

http://opendaily.wordpress.com/2009/06/ ... or-mint-7/
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Re: Promotional material

Postby professorsnapper on Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:04 am

LLBoy wrote:Found this post with a sort-of promotional material. The claim may not be necessarily true but interesting nonetheless.

http://opendaily.wordpress.com/2009/06/ ... or-mint-7/


Now that person's got the idea! With a little spit & polish, that ad could easily feature in print media, IMO. That blogger has a keen eye for advertising / getting a message across clearly. Some lessons to take note of, I reckon....

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Re: Promotional material

Postby LLBoy on Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:52 am

Another new ad, which is called "No Assembly Required".

http://opendaily.wordpress.com/2009/06/ ... -required/
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Re: Promotional material

Postby slider on Fri Jul 03, 2009 6:43 am

Not really sure why I even tried doing this, I'm not exactly any good with the GIMP :oops:
But I thought I'd have a go at creating a scratch bit of art work

I know it's not up to standard, but maybe someone would be able to make it better? :D



@ ikey

Thats a great picture! I like your idea. I think that you did a great job. Would you mind if I make a few experimental mods to it then repost it here for you to work with some more??? :?:

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Re: Promotional material

Postby slider on Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:13 am

Thanx Ikey. I'll send you a pm when I have something uploaded for you to see. Then you can decide whether or not to post it at the forum or not ok.

Ive already done some work on it with the idea that first crossed my mind when I saw that image.

tvgc!

P.S. Your IRC software should be really good I think from what I saw. Im not a big user of IRC, but I would be happy to help in testing if you need it ok.
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Re: Promotional material

Postby pc-geek on Sat Aug 01, 2009 7:59 am

How about a trailer/promotion on youtube of Linux Mint Features!
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Re: Promotional material

Postby jykae on Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:01 pm

john1923 wrote:By promotional material I hope we mean T-shirts, coffee mugs, mousepads ect...

as I have been wanting a Linux Mint branded USB memory stick for ages.


I think also we should get Mint branded T-shirts etc. It's amazing how that kind of things bound you to community and motivate to contribute. A part of the price could go to Mint maintenace costs. I really want my Mint T-shirt for summer!
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Re: Promotional material

Postby jykae on Sat Mar 27, 2010 11:20 am

Everything that could be possible stuff to sale should be added to Mint Official store under Services. There were some people who designed stickers, it would be nice if they could be available to everyone.
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Re: Promotional material

Postby vger7 on Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:37 pm

A MINT/LXDE sticker would be nice also.
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