locked Re: Paying for our group through Advertising


Agree with below.


I also would have no problem chipping in but that is now and maybe a only group of us willing to do so.

We don’t know what happens 5 or 10 years down the road; although Bill paid for the next 5 years 😊.


As far as the revenue: I leave that up to the guys now managing the site. They are capable enough; no need for me to micromanage in addition to managing/maintaining my boat.


Best Regards Teun

SV AMELIT A54 #128



March 19, 2019 08:44:48



From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 08:12
To: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Paying for our group through Advertising


I think most you that answer NO are answering NO to advertising.


That is not the POLL.


The Poll is advertising on a banner at the top of the help page (Wiki) only and that revenue going to the cost of groups.io.




Bill Rouse

720 Winnie St.

Galveston, Texas 77550




On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 10:09 AM CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io <brouse=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:

I tried to write the Poll as something that would be general and the vote would be to do it or not, rather than a vote on which supplier should be allowed.


The group needs runway and stability rather than pitching in here by one or more members.


I suggested the Wiki because you only see that page when you click on it for help.





Bill Rouse

720 Winnie St.

Galveston, Texas 77550




On Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:39 AM Rink De Haan <rinkdehaan@...> wrote:

I agree with Craig. Willing to pay to keep the site running.



Rink de Haan

SM2k #330




Van: main@amelyachtowners.groups.io namens Craig Briggs via Groups.Io <sangaris=aol.com@groups.io>
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Onderwerp: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Paying for our group through Advertising


Hi Bill,
I voted "no", only because "ambivalent" was not a choice, but would appreciate a bit more info. 
Seems a pretty limited audience for advertising, albeit possibly an audience that is ripe-for-pickin' and therefore attractive to the advertiser. I do wonder about the ongoing value, however, especially after a few months of the same vendor splashing out on a big piece of the website page - seems it could quickly become "ho-hum" and then annoying.
How much are we talking - I'd be happy to chip in to keep the site clean, and I suspect others would, too.
Who is the advertiser (not sure that needs to be confidential, but you may be).
Craig Briggs SN68 SANGARIS

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