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17412Re: [midatlanticretro] Re:Another idea for the ad

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  • Jim Scheef
    Jun 5, 2010
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      Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...

      Bill Degnan wrote:
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      > Rather than CP/M how about "remember using a DOS prompt" might be better
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      > -------- Original Message --------
      > > From: "Curt @ Atari Museum" <curt@...
      > <mailto:curt%40atarimuseum.com>>
      > > Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 1:34 PM
      > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:midatlanticretro%40yahoogroups.com>
      > > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re:Another idea for the ad
      > >
      > > Evan
      > >
      > > The message is a little too narrowly focused and while we, as
      > > hobbyist active in such things get it all, you need to expand your reach
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      > > out to the layman and curious - non-active-non-hobbyist crowds...
      > > Throwing in "MainFrame" and "SuperComputer" and putting in a picture of
      > > one or two big iron machines will go a MUCH longer way then your current
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      > > text message, that honestly most people will ignore and not read.
      > > People by their very natural are visual and you need something to catch
      > > their eye, draw them in and then get them to read your message, so in
      > > the spirit of drawing in a larger audience you MUST add some visuals,
      > > tone down the "Geeklish" and shorten the message.
      > >
      > >
      > > To use what you have now will be a waste of time, money and effort,
      > > the numbers won't change and the same person's coming now will be the
      > > only ones who will give your ad's even a first, nevermind a second
      > > look... I've done a lot of marketing sides of things and you have to go
      > > for mass appeal, and if that means "dumbing it down a little" to get a
      > > larger audience, more interest and more traffic, then do what is right
      > > overall.
      > >
      > > Curt
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