Don’t Give Up On Vista!

This is classic marketing stuff…

Go to CNet’s Windows Vista page, and what do you see in pride of place on the page?
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Yup, a great big banner ad stating proudly “Don’t Give Up On Vista”! Click the ad, and where, oh where does it go?

Image:Don’t Give Up On Vista!
That’s right, straight to the Apple Mac OS X landing page. How sweet is that!   Even better, there’s a delightful TV ad to go with it too…

(I’ll choose to ignore the dig at Lotus Symphony in the background of the video for now…)

Stuart McIntyre is a Senior Strategist at Fostering Community Limited. He curates a number of product-focused news sites, is a lapsed podcaster, founded the Social Connections user group and regularly speaks at conferences and events. This blog represents his own slightly-eccentric and usually-controversial opinions!