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Promoting Your Free Software Project

“You’re not like to find free advertising on sites that will do
you any good, so your best bet is to try to get on the various
sites as a contributor. Linux.com only takes original material for
its main features, but it does have the NewsVac items, the three or
four line link summaries on the right of the page that are very
popular. And, of course, sites like Slashdot, Digg, and Linux Today
are all about links to already published material.

“If you have a solid piece of news–which for a piece of free
software usually means new releases and unique features–at
Linux.com you can pitch a story and write it yourself…”


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