Re: redesign of front page

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Sat Nov 06 2004 - 17:11:45 CST

>
> well, here is what i was thinking - the contact us page is certainly the
> wrong place for any donations or membership links. i think the front
> page is better, since it seems silly to have another donation page for
> such a small bit of content.
>
It may seem silly, but it worked exactly the way I hoped it would work. We
received more subscriptions than one-time donations, while, previously,
one-time donations out numbered subscriptions 10 to 1.

> perhaps i can write up a small note that
> says membership is perfered? or even take the donate button off for
> now?
>
No. We don't want to remove the donate button. We discussed this at some
length earlier. I had actually removed it and David Mertz insisted that we
have a way for people to make the one time donation.
http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/October.2004/0156.html

I'm glad figured out a way to enable the one-time donation without making it
too obvious. We've raised over a thousand dollars that way.

Alan
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