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Re: Booth Swag

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Booth Swag
Date: 2008-06-13 00:52:11
Message-ID: ab31437d24edc7548f1ddbb01216dbe0@biglumber.com (view raw or flat)
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> Well it isn't even that honestly. The cost is less than 3k USD which is
> not a big deal. The question is value to the customer. Consider that I
> can purchase a 4GB pen drive for for <20.00 USD. Why do I want a 1GB
> model? Because it has a cute elephant on it?

Yes. And because it's free. They are incredibly useful things to have
around, and I don't see anyone turning up their nose at a 1 Gigger.

> Don't get me wrong, I still think it is a positive direction in
> comparison to using CDs. I seriously think we need to completely dump
> handing out CDs. They are wasteful and *anyone* who is going to pick one
> up at OSCON or LWE or any other US show, has broadband.

Completely agree, the Age of CDs is over.

> In comparison the stickers, which are approximately the same cost as the
> CDs would be, will be seen all over the place. People will put that on
> notebooks, monitors, laptops etc... That is branding that is worth a lot
> more than a little pen drive.

+1 on the stickers, preferably with the "official alternate" spelling. :)

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