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Get yourself / your logo on Microsoft Virtual Earth Aerial Imagery tomorrow morning in the UK!

Anthony Marshall
Anthony Marshall
31 Mar 2009
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<p><strong><font color="#ff0000">UPDATED: If you hadn't realised already its APRIL FOOLS today! But seriously if you are interested in getting your own real, or photo-shopped (like our demo), imagery added on top of virtual earth just for your website </font></strong><a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/contact-earthware.aspx" target="_blank"><strong><font color="#ff0000">please contact us</font></strong></a><strong><font color="#ff0000"> for details.</font></strong></p> <p>We have found out from our sources at <strong>Microsoft UK</strong> that <strong>tomorrow between 9-12am</strong> you can get yourself, or your company logo snapped on the aerial imagery for 10 major UK cities! If you can get a logo for your company displayed in a car park or on a rooftop you can get free advertising for your brand, or even better still get the whole company out in the car park and all look up.</p> <p>Here is our offices from last year when we also received flight plan information in advance:</p> <p><iframe style="border-bottom: black 1px solid; border-left: black 1px solid; width: 400px; height: 300px; border-top: black 1px solid; border-right: black 1px solid" src="http://www.earthware.co.uk/demos/earthwareofficeslogo/earthwareoffices.html" scrolling="no"></iframe></p> <p>We will know more detail about the exact flight plans early tomorrow morning for the following cities:</p> <ul> <li>London </li> <li>Manchester </li> <li>Liverpool </li> <li>Cardiff </li> <li>Birmingham </li> <li>Bristol </li> <li>Norwich </li> <li>Leeds </li> <li>Coventry </li> <li>Reading (no surprise Microsoft UK are based here!) </li> </ul> <p>If you want to find out exactly when they will be flying over you <strong><a href="mailto:info@earthware.co.uk?subject=See Me On Virtual Earth">please email us for details</a></strong>. Microsoft have done similar campaigns before in <span style="text-decoration: line-through">Austria</span> Australia called <a href="http://blogs.technet.com/jeffa36/archive/2007/01/10/look-up-and-smile-on-australia-day.aspx" target="_blank">“look up and smile”</a> for 2006’s Australia Day.</p> <p>The images should be added to Virtual Earth within the next 2 months, if you would like to add a map similar to ours above when you imagery becomes available please <a href="http://www.earthware.co.uk/contact-earthware.aspx" target="_blank">contact us</a>.</p>
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