[Coco] A little tip jar in the right side bar...

Jorge Renato Machin Ibarra jorge_machin at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 27 14:58:17 EDT 2009


Could I donate via paypal, to keep the site up?

Jorge Machin

> Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 13:01:16 -0500
> To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> From: operator at coco3.com
> Subject: [Coco] A little tip jar in the right side bar...
> Well pals, perhaps this is the best time to say,
> The only thing I can see keeping the site and efforts afloat is "a 
> little tip jar in the right sidebar".
> All the coco3.com hosting fees are due on Oct 7 and Oct 10.  I've got 
> no shame in saying that I can't afford to keep giving at this 
> time.  In 2008-2009 I gave more to the cause than I've gotten back, 
> mainly by selling wireless paks below cost and investing in the 
> materials to make other pak-related gadgets.
> If anybody here over 40 with a family tells you that the economy 
> hasn't crashed in their neighborhood, then I'd have to say they're 
> not being honest, or that they're filthy rich and just haven't 
> noticed the real world lately.  Around here it's nothing but budget 
> right now, more so than ever before.
> To make a long story short, coco3.com goes offline on Oct 7 if there 
> is lacking support shown.  I'm trying to get pending orders shipped 
> out now while new ones are creeping in like a snail, which means 
> items that cost money to fullfill will probably be removed 
> soon.  Yes, it's been an actual business for a long time with 
> thousands of sales receipts to prove it, but times are tough and 
> money isn't moving anymore.  That's life.  So be it.
> Anyway, the thing about this tip jar is that you get to enter your 
> URL and link text and it gets put in a Link Cloud immediately with 
> the larger links going to the higher donators.  They stay there for 1 
> full year and show up on every page of the site.  So that's an extra 
> part of the widget I chose out of about 20 others like "buy me a 
> beer" or "buy me a pizza" and lazy stuff like that.
> This should keep the site online, and of course I'll always be there 
> regardless of the situation... just gotta have a site to work on!  :)
> www.coco3.com
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