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Re: contributions for the list/site


I'm sending a contribution today and am happy to be able to help out.

Don Fujihira

Dan Simoes wrote:

> Folks,
> No sob story, just some facts.
> My startup expenses for the new site are now running into the low
> thousands, and about $200/month or so in connectivity.
> Some of you have asked how and when you could contribute ($) to the
> list.  I've been trying to avoid asking for money since I want to
> get some advertisers to foot the bills, so here are two suggestions...
> 1) You can send contributions to the following address:
> Dan Simoes
> c/o audifans.com
> PO Box 1382
> Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
> Please make checks to Dan Simoes.
> If desired, I will "reward" contributors with an alias of the form
> "yourname@audifans.com" which will point to your real email address.
> At some point I may be able to offer web-based email like hotmail.com
> does.  I can also provide you with a place to store some basic web pages
> and images, as long as they are not over 5Mb or so.
> How much to send?  No minimum, really, but some people have suggested
> that the list is much more valuable than European Car or Car&Driver
> magazine, which range from $10-20/yr for a subscription.
> You figure it out.
> Another metric - how much did you save by ordering parts from a place you
> read about on the list/site, or by using an independent mechanic that was
> listed here?  What was it worth to find that pristine S4/6/urQ on
> the marketplace ads?
> 2. Next time you order parts from your favorite vendor, remind him/her
> that your heard about this place through the list, and wouldn't it
> be a good idea for them to advertise on the new list/web page?
> Direct them to my email at dans@audifans.com or voice 914-672-9217.
> Lastly, I seriously need help in organizing content.  Please email me
> if you would like to take on the task of cleaning up a particular
> topic for the FAQ.  I have a mail folder with major threads of
> the list, in addition to the existing archives, and this would make
> an excellent start to model-specific FAQs.
> Thanks for your support.
> | Dan |
> --
> Dan Simoes
> dans@audifans.com/dans@vwfans.com
> www.audifans.com/www.vwfans.com