[meteorite-list] New paid Ad program for the mailing list - starts 4/7/2014

From: Ruben Garcia <rubengarcia85382_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:40:47 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJet4mOLuouL4x+PnJO5t8ay++SDcNbUVmohVDJoiBLZm4YnuQ_at_mail.gmail.com>

Here's the "Abridged Version"

1) Beginning Monday, April 7, 2014 I will be implementing a paid
advertising program for the Meteorite Mailing List.

2) Meteorite List Ad Rates
         One-off Advertising cost
    * Per Ad price - $4 via PayPal

- Bulk Advertising options (Pre-paid Ads)
    * 12 ads
           $35 - Single payment via PayPal ($2.92 per ad)
    * 52 ads
           $125 - Single payment via PayPal ($2.40 per ad)

3) Every one will be provided with 2 Ad credits (free ads) to be used
during the year.

On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 9:33 PM, bandk chorus.net <bandk at chorus.net> wrote:
> So---is the "pay for an ad" thing for sure---or just talk??
> I mean---What if I only post an ad like once a year??
> Will I be charged??
> KIrk
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 11:28 PM, Shawn Alan <photophlow at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Ruben and Lister
>> You do bring up a good point Ruben. That is a grey area and I have seen a
>> few members do it and say look at this new meteorite I have and when you go
>> to there website they have items listed for sale of that new fall or
>> meteorite. Also, I have seen members say well if you want to see a good
>> sample of this meteorite you can look at my website and they give a link to
>> there website which is a dealer website in meteorite posts. To me that seems
>> like advertising. I have also seen when people are talking about thin
>> sections and some people say, hey if you want to see some good sample go to
>> my dealer website. I see that happen a lot and think if ads are going to be
>> charged on here, that also should be constituted as an AD? What about
>> Trades? is that an AD or wanted post and someone posts their website?
>> One other point I like to ask, you say less AD will be better for dealers
>> and list members? Well I didn't know the AD on here were a big problem. I
>> thought the arguing and the nonsensical topics was disrupting the website.
>> Also $8 an AD to the main deals is nothing, but for the ones that struggle
>> with money wont be able to pay that and post an AD. I guess it will be
>> better for some dealers, because there will be less competition advertising
>> on here.
>> Shawn Alan
>> IMCA 1633
>> ebay store
>> http://www.ebay.com/sch/imca1633nyc/m.html
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Rock On!
Ruben Garcia
Received on Tue 01 Apr 2014 12:40:47 AM PDT

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