[Fwd: Re: CD upsell due diligence help]

Duane Fahey dfahey at visualautomation.com
Thu, 04 Sep 2003 09:35:11 -0400


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Duane Fahey wrote:

> I think it's too early to upsell.  When there is an end-user CD 
> (Firebird 1.0?), with an end-user web site (mozilla.com?), then it 
> will be a good time to upsell.
>
> Also, I think that upselling with these kinds of products might 
> detract from built-in features, like disabling pop-ups, spam 
> filtering, etc. 

Upselling is a useful source of revenue for the Mozilla Foundation. It 
is also advisable that we get all processes and deals sorted out before 
1.0, so people are not rushed at the last minute.

Ian



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