Linux Journal Accepts Nominations for 2003 Readers' Choice Awards

SEATTLE, WA -- SSC Publications, publisher of the award-winning monthly magazine Linux Journal, is pleased to announce that for the first time nominations will be accepted for the Readers' Choice Awards from vendors.

"Our awards programs have become very well recognized throughout the community, and this is a great opportunity for companies to make sure their products are in the running," commented VP of Sales and Marketing Carlie Fairchild. "Last year's Readers' Choice Awards received almost 6,000 votes, and we expect to have at least as many this year as well."

The 2003 Linux Journal Readers' Choice Awards will be announced in the November 2003 (#115) issue of Linux Journal. On-line voting will be open to readers from June 30 through July 25 on the Linux Journal web site: http://www.linuxjournal.com/rc2003/.

Nominations will be accepted via fax only, more information and product nomination forms are available on the Linux Journal Readers' Choice Awards web site: http://www.linuxjournal.com/rc2003/. Entry forms must be received by June 23, 2003.

About Linux JournalLinux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its ninth year of publication. Linux Journal may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands and may also be ordered by calling 1-888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to subs@ssc.com or visiting http://www.linuxjournal.com/. For additional information about Linux Journal send e-mail to linux@ssc.com.

About the PublisherSSC Publications is an established leader in the Linux, Open Source and UNIX fields, publishing best-selling books, reference cards and e-zines in these fields since 1983. SSC is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has been operating since 1968. Visit SSC on the web at http://www.ssc.com/.

Media Relations Contact:

Rebecca Cassity, Marketing ManagerSpecialized Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSC)PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA, 98155Phone: +1 206-297-8653 / Fax: +1 206-782-7191rebecca@ssc.com

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Rebecca Cassity is the Director of Sales for Linux Journal

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