[clug] [Commercial] [Procedural] Orgainising Bulk discounts for the
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Tue Nov 9 00:55:25 GMT 2004
I asked the makers of 'CrossOver Office', a WINE based product [they
have the head of the WINE team on staff] if User Group discounts were
available... They are happy to offer us the educational discount of
Is this a thing that CLUG members are interested in??
They can supply a 'discount code' for CLUG members.
Here's the catch:
How do we limit the offer to 'members only'??
I.e. not just advertise the code on the public web-page.
I've written to Pia Smith of Linux Australia as well [and forwarded the
note to a couple of other user groups as well].
> From: Robert Anderson <sales at crossover.codeweavers.com>
> To: Stephen Jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au>
> Subject: Re: Bulk discounts for User Groups
> Date: 08 Nov 2004 11:42:56 -0600
> Greetings Stephen,
> Thank you for contacting us. I can offer you the same discount
> as we offer educational institutions which is 30 percent.
> I believe that we could either set it up for people to contact us
> and we give them a discount code or we only accept orders through
> a few pre-approved persons at your end.
> We can create an account where those users can log in and place credit card
> orders. We can also accept purchase orders.
> Please call me if you have any further questions or concerns.
> Here is our Educational and Non-Profit Pricing List
> Crossover Office Standard Version (No support, No Renewals, No Discount)
> 1 to 1000 copies (download only) $39.95 each
> Crossover Office Professional Version
> (Level 2 Technical Support and Upgrades for 12 Months)
> 1 copy cd version $59.47 each+ $6.95 S/H
> 1 copy download version $52.47each
> 2-9 copies $49.70 each
> 10-24 copies $46.90 each
> 25-49 copies $44.80 each
> 50 - 99 copies $42.00 each
> 100-499 copies $39.20 each
> 500-999 copies $33.60 each
> 1000+ $28.00 each or negotiated site license
> ** All licenses of two or more come with one physical back up cd with
> a shipping charge of $6.95.
> You can send us a purchase order to my attention and then we can bill you.
> Below is our information for your accounting department.
> When sending us a purchase, we need ALL the following information
> on the purchase:
> We do NOT ACCEPT Domestic Purchase Orders for less than $100
> We do NOT ACCEPT International Purchase Orders for less than $250.
> 1. Name and email address of the end user.
> 2. Company name, address, both billing and shipping if they differ.
> 3. Contact information, i.e, phone, fax, email of purchaser.
> 4. Intended method of payment, check, wire transfer.
> 5. If outside of the U.S., the currency payment will be received in.
> **please note that there is a $30 charge for all checks drafted outside of the United States. If you decide to pay by check, we will add this charge to your invoice. Any omitted information may result in a delay of processing of the order.
> Codeweavers, Inc.
> 2356 University Avenue West, Suite 420 South
> St. Paul, MN 55114
> Phone: 651-523-9300
> Fax: 651-523-9399
> Federal Tax ID number: 411840429
> Robert Anderson
> Sales Department
> sales at codeweavers.com
> On, Sat 2004-11-06 at 21:28, Stephen Jenkin wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > Been reading your site about different versions of 'CrossOver'.
> > I noticed there are educational & bulk discounts [down to US$28] for
> > 'Crossover Professional'.
> > Would you extend those discounts to User Groups [Unix or Linux] or
> > professional groups [like the Sytem Administrators' Guild]??
> > Extending these discounts obviously means *not* dealing with individuals
> > in a retail operation.
> > What sort of purchasing/distribution system would you need? [Like
> > orders
> > come only from the administration of the user group].
> > best regards
> > steve
> > ---
> > Steve Jenkin, Unix Sys Admin
> > http://www.canb.auug.org.au/~sjenkin
> > 0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
> > PO Box 48, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA
> Tracking Number: 351943
Steve Jenkin, Unix Sys Admin
0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
PO Box 48, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA
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