[brlug-general]Fwd: Promote BSD and Share the Wealth
dpuryear at usa.net
Tue Apr 23 20:36:04 CDT 2002
This looks like an interesting program. Would anyone have a problem if we
participated? We don't have much site traffic, but if we get any fees in
our account, we can do a give-away or something. Thoughts?
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>Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 20:12:55 -0400 (EDT)
>From: Chris Coleman <chrisc at vmunix.com>
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>Subject: Promote BSD and Share the Wealth
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>Daemon News is offering a new incentive program to help get the
>community more involved with the promotion of BSD.
>We know that the more BSD "stuff" we get out to people, the more people
>will use BSD. To spread the word and get the products out there, we've
>put together two programs that allow the BSD community to get involved.
>Sales of these products help promote BSD by supporting Daemon News
>programs and services, helping other BSD-related companies like Wasabi
>and FreeBSD Systems, and, for OSes, monetary donations to the
>Here are the two programs, one for everyone and a special offer for web
> 1) Website owners can place links to bsdmall.com promoting BSD products
> and earn 5% of all sales generated from those links.
> It is extremely easy to get started promoting BSD stuff. Contact
> us and we will send you a trackable link that you can use on all your
> web sites to promote BSD products. You will instantly earn credit
> that you can use on bsdmall.com or have an option to cash out.
> 2) Community members can request BSD products to be listed at retail
> stores and we will give you a BSD Mall gift certificate for each
> store that places an order.
> Contact your local retail, computer, or campus bookstore and request
> that they stock BSD products. Then, e-mail us with the list of places
> that you have contacted. Details on what to tell them can be found
> at http://www.daemonnews.org/promote/
> When they place an order we will send the first person who contacted
> us with their information a gift certificate for bsdmall.com, which
> you can cash in for cool BSD stuff.
>It doesn't take much time to help BSD, Daemon News, and yourself by
>linking to and recommending BSD products that we carry. Get started
>today by visiting http://daemonnews.org/promote/.
>Chris Coleman Editor in Chief
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Dustin Puryear <dpuryear at usa.net>
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