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by stressonthesky
Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:28 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Discuss ways to promote Mint here
Replies: 25
Views: 7702

Re: Discuss ways to promote Mint here

How about: Linux Mint - A breath of fresh air Linux Mint - Revalue your PC I like what mesanna has said about it being newly minted, and money to spare because the OS is free but also I'd be keen to highlight the fresh and clean look of Mint Linux. It's not just easy to use, it makes sense. One of t...
by stressonthesky
Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:49 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Promotional material
Replies: 99
Views: 38322

Re: Promotional material

Generated button: The first quick go http://bendavis.me/mintpromo/button.php Okay, this took me about 30 minutes to cobble together so it's by no means perfect yet, but as a proof of concept, and perhaps a springboard for more ideas I think it could go somewhere. More info is on its blog post: http...
by stressonthesky
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:27 am
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Promotional material
Replies: 99
Views: 38322

Re: Promotional material

Mesanna, Thanks for the link, I must admit I've always installed my cms' myself, not used self-hosted services before and I had no idea quite how limited you were using wordpress.com. You can't even upload or edit your theme; that sucks! Anyway, as I said in my previous post there are ways to do thi...
by stressonthesky
Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:06 pm
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Promotional material
Replies: 99
Views: 38322

Re: Promotional material

The blogs there are hosted by Wordpress itself and they will not allow Javascript or anything like that on their servers. But you dont need to store the script on your server, just link to anothers. No files need to be hosted on your own website/blog - they'd be loaded off site, from either the lin...
by stressonthesky
Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Promotional material
Replies: 99
Views: 38322

Re: Promotional material

I think what is needed with regard to promotion of Linux Mint is context. Let me explain. What I notice first, looking at the banners and various promotional artwork of other Linux distros, is that they are very static. Just images, with promotional texts/leading questions to intrigue a user but no ...

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