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I'm not sure eliminating ads is the way if that is generating 50% of the revenue. Only if you get enough to donate then this will make sense. But really without knowing the $$$ it's hard to say. I would be ine to count for support.
 

JRRRJ

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One solution others have suggest is adding the option to donate and see no ads on this site. With that in mind:


A post will be made every few days. There will be no hard sell, it'll just be a request to help the site, if you can.

Those who can, please do. Those who can't, no worried - there are many very good not to, and I likely won't ever know who did donate.
Done.

Been doing the Amazon click-thru, but couldn't stomach some of the ads. Thx for giving a different option.
 
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Just donated. I love the idea of no ads for 30 bucks... I would recommend just allowing to set up a yearly recurring annual donation, didn't' see that as an option. Or if its easier for your finances, a monthly option that's equivalent so you can spread out the revenue. Maybe a badge for those who donated next to their user name too, mostly so we can identify the cuse fans easier :):) Thanks for keeping the site alive.
 

polycom

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Or you could reach out to good posters and see what it would take to ensure the rev keeps flowing. The internet and its popularity is growing not shrinking. How is a targeted site with a potentially loyal user base losing money....?
 

temery

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Worth noting: The site isn't going anywhere. But with adblockers and a drop in ad revenue, it's worth doing the no ad option. Ad revenue has dipped before.
 
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Controversial, but maybe those who have paid can opt-in on ads? Or, limit ads to maybe just the space under the control panel? Best of both worlds...
 

Dove

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Less than 1% of people here have received warnings or been banned. The fact most of your friends are on that list speaks volumes. I cut them more than enough Slack.

Oh... and traffic is up. I should ban more people.

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Interesting...that May 2018 dip is the usual end of season down surge. But that huge spike in the fall was the Hurley Effect.
 
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I donated and tried to give more and it wouldn’t let me. I also noticed that the woman’s forum does not have a thread about revenues so the posters over there may not know to donate. Didn’t check the other forums.
 

Dove

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I donated and tried to give more and it wouldn’t let me. I also noticed that the woman’s forum does not have a thread about revenues so the posters over there may not know to donate. Didn’t check the other forums.
The first attempt failed. Tom will need to re-post and add Paige Bueckers' name in the thread title.
 
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