[CREATE] Libre Graphics Magazine Pledgie campaign

Alexandre Prokoudine alexandre.prokoudine at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 16:25:06 PDT 2010

On 10/23/10, Jon Nordby wrote:

> On 23 October 2010 10:55, ginger coons wrote:
>> I can indeed shed some light. We're planning to print a 96 page
>> publication,
>> half colour, at Mardigrafe in Montreal. It costs $7,403 CAD to print 1000
>> copies. For double that price, we could do 5000 copies, but $15,000
>> dollars
>> seems like an unrealistic goal right now. The extra money built into the
>> goal is there with the intention of having a little wiggle room, as well
>> as
>> being able to finance shipping large boxes of magazines, which is the
>> heart
>> of our distribution strategy. Essentially, within the number of copies we
>> have, we'll gladly send a box to anyone who is attending an event and
>> wants
>> to hand some out. This issue, we're hoping to send some along to FOSSASIA
>> and I'll be taking some to the HTMlles festival (a digital art fest in
>> Montreal) as well as on classroom visits to design schools. We'll also be
>> offering copies for sale online. At the moment, I'm looking into order
>> fulfilment services which might be suited to doing this job.
>> Hope that gives an idea of printing goals and distribution strategy.

Okay, thanks, Ginger :) But pretty please add that to both pledgie and
lgmag pages.

> Some sneak peaks/teasers might be beneficial too.

Yes, a couple of good looking spreads never do a harm  :)

Alexandre Prokoudine

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