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The Linux Commercial Contest

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As promised yesterday, this is my potential solution to the Linux survival question: A Linux Commercial--created by you--and it's a contest. Sound exciting? You creative types will now have a chance to create your own short film/video/commercial for Linux. Give Linux a face, a voice, a rap, a song, a cool theme--whatever! The sky's the limit and I want to see your best work on this project. Create a short video, upload it to YouTube and let's see what happens.

Here are the rules and guidelines:




re: Linux Commercial

Rolling On The Floor

What a waste of time.

Contests usually have real PRIZES (not some garage sale specials and a pack of used chewing gum).

And uploading a "commercial" on Youtube is a complete waste of time (and isn't this like the 3rd or 4th time such a fiasco's been done?).

Hess should stick to writing ineffective blog posts - it's less painful to watch.

Spend a penny and buy a used copy of Marketing for Dummies from Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Marketing-Dummies-Alexander-Hiam/dp/1568846991

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