TropicalElectri
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August 4th, 2014 at 3:46:46 AM permalink
The ad should read, " please support the site by CLICKING THIS LINK to shop at amazon"
Otherwise folks may not realize it is a link.
Also, please move it to the top somewhere.
I "lurk" everyday on my iphone and would never see the ad if I didn't know it was there.
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JohnnyQ
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August 4th, 2014 at 3:18:16 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

However, it was costly to develop the forum in the first place. It was all done by our own JB, at my expense. The only other forum based on this code is DT.



I agree that the forums here are much nicer and easier to read than many I have seen elsewhere.

So with that in mind, any opportunity to "license" this software to others ? Just a thought.
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Wizard
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August 4th, 2014 at 3:39:40 PM permalink
Quote: TropicalElectri

The ad should read, " please support the site by CLICKING THIS LINK to shop at amazon"
Otherwise folks may not realize it is a link.
Also, please move it to the top somewhere.
I "lurk" everyday on my iphone and would never see the ad if I didn't know it was there.



Moving the banner to the top is on my "to do" list. It isn't as easy as it sounds. However, I think it is pretty obvious that you're supposed to click the Amazon logo. With Internet marketing these days, nobody cares about views and clicks anymore, it is all about a profit generated by the person clicking.

Quote: JohnnyQ

So with that in mind, any opportunity to "license" this software to others ? Just a thought.



Sure! I'm happy to sell licenses to this forum software. Any interested party should contact me.
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Nareed
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August 4th, 2014 at 3:46:31 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard

However, I think it is pretty obvious that you're supposed to click the Amazon logo.



Go to a drugstore, get any boxed product and read the warnings for it. If none strike you as so obvious even a brain-damaged chimpanzee on the late stages of Alzheimer's drunk and stoned would obviously be aware of it, then proceed as you were.
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JohnnyQ
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August 4th, 2014 at 5:46:42 PM permalink
Quote: Wizard


Sure! I'm happy to sell licenses to this forum software. Any interested party should contact me.



a) Perhaps JB would have some ideas / leads for potential customers ?

b) Hire a omputer/business major "Intern" from UNLV and set them loose on this !
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DJTeddyBear
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August 5th, 2014 at 3:25:10 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Moving the banner to the top is on my "to do" list.


The top is no good. The only time we see that is when going to a new page. Normal surfing brings us directly to the latest post, ignoring the top of page.

Stick it in that white area between the RSS feed link and the page number / jump to links. That's a spot we always see.



Quote: Wizard

I think it is pretty obvious that you're supposed to click the Amazon logo.


Never assume.
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chickenman
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August 5th, 2014 at 4:10:55 AM permalink
Quote: JohnnyQ

I agree that the forums here are much nicer and easier to read than many I have seen elsewhere.

Fully agree. Recently a commercial message board that I'd frequented daily for more than ten years and was about as good as WoV "upgraded" and I haven't been back but the once to take a look. A complete disaster as have been most website upgrades in the Web 2.0 era IMO.
AxelWolf
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August 5th, 2014 at 5:29:15 AM permalink
Quote: chickenman

Fully agree. Recently a commercial message board that I'd frequented daily for more than ten years and was about as good as WoV "upgraded" and I haven't been back but the once to take a look. A complete disaster as have been most website upgrades in the Web 2.0 era IMO.

People just don't like change especially once you get used to something. I like it way better, I used to never visit before, I didn't like it, It was not pleasing to the eye. Now I do visit more often(I will even be making a deposit in the new casino). It seems sleek and more organized to me, also easier to navigate.

I think NEW people will like it as well. From my understanding, NEW people are the ones that pay the bills. I doubt long time returning people have very little value.
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kubikulann
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August 6th, 2014 at 4:31:57 PM permalink
Question 1.
Does the percentage work if we are buying on a foreign Amazon site?

Question 2.
It seems you have "delegate" sites in Mexico and in Germany. Or they are at the least using some of your (translated) stuff. What are the conditions? I assume you get a royalty fee for intellectual property?
(Nothing concrete at all, yet, but I have been thinking about asking you the permission to publish French translations of your stuff...)
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terapined
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September 1st, 2014 at 2:44:18 PM permalink
I was over at Diversity Tomorrow site.
A great discussion going discussing books Great books nobody has ever heard of.
I decided to checkout some of the recommendations on Amazon. I scroll to to the bottom, no Amazon link.
One poster mentioned loading up his kindle with the recommendations.
Cmon Wiz, could be missing out on some posible business over there.
I know its slow over there, but not that slow. Its actually been picking up lately. Trying to do my part :-)
An Amazon link might help you
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