Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Another idea for the ad
Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
Not sure what you mean.
Ref: The book by Berkeley..Giant Brains or Machines That Think
That's "Giant Brain", not "Giants Brain". Peace... Sridhar
The book is :
or Machines that Think
- Yes. Curt gets it and Bill is beginning to...
Bill Degnan wrote:
> Rather than CP/M how about "remember using a DOS prompt" might be better
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> > From: "Curt @ Atari Museum" <curt@...
> > Sent: Friday, June 04, 2010 1:34 PM
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> > 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
> > 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
> > 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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