Getting trial software on a coverdisk

  mrjjohnson 14:34 PM 01 Oct 09

An acquaintance of mine has written a software application and would like to get a demo of it on a PC Advisor (or other magazine) cover dvd. Does anyone know the business model for this – for example, does he pay the magazine?

Thank you if you're in the know.

  kitty 99 17:10 PM 01 Oct 09

I would suggest that your friend sends it to the Editor with a covering letter of explanation.
Although it is very unlikely that the magazine would pay him, usually the software providers give content to the magazines as a trial/taster of their product and as an effective way to reach large numbers of users interested in software.
Hope this helps.

  Forum Editor 23:23 PM 03 Oct 09
  mrjjohnson 10:00 AM 06 Oct 09

Thanks everyone.


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