Fwd: Save BSD magazine

Matt Olander matt at ixsystems.com
Wed Jul 1 19:01:56 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 11:58 AM, Randi Harper<randi at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 11:28 AM, Guillermo Antonio Amaral Bastidas
> <gamaral at amaral.com.mx> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 10:39:34AM -0700, Matt Olander wrote:
>> > We are in contact with them in an attempt to save the magazine. Not
>> > having the ability to order and pay for a subscription online really
>> > hurt them, I think. This is why we started offering it through the
>> > FreeBSD Mall.
>> >
>> > The BSD magazine is available at Borders and Barnes & Noble. We'll be
>> > doing our best to help increase sales figures this week so that
>> > hopefully the mag gets a longer lease on life. If that does happen, we
>> > will help them sign up advertisers, increase subscriptions, and find
>> > more authors to create a viable longer term plan for keeping the
>> > magazine in production.
>> >
>> > This may be your last chance to run out and grab a copy :'(
>> >
>>  I have a hard time finding it here in San Diego, I will spread the word
>> lets
>> hope it stays above water.
>> --
>> gamaral
> I'm spreading the word to my 400+ twitter followers, but I've not been able
> to find it in any of my local B&N stores.

Good call. At the very least, if we can't find them locally, we should
have everyone that is willing send email to
customer_service at bsdmag.org that we tried!


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