Re: Donation plan? my sales pitch input

From: Ed Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Sun Oct 31 2004 - 14:41:26 CST

Hello Alan,

    Thanks I think.

Ed Kennedy

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Dechert" <alan@openvotingconsortium.org>
To: <voting-project@lists.sonic.net>
Sent: Friday, October 29, 2004 1:40 PM
Subject: Re: [voting-project] Donation plan? my sales pitch input

>> Actually, we recently had only about 10 monthly subscribers, having
>> 1,000 subscribers increases out base by 100X. If we can increase
>> that by another 100X, that's a million a month.
>>
> To clarify, I consider our base of support to be more than the 10 monthly
> subscribers. We have over 100 people that have contributed significant
> time
> and/or money. That's the figure on which I was basing the 10X number.
> There is also some unknown but significant number of people that are
> helping
> to spread the word who never contact us directly. Everyone that puts a
> link
> to OVC somewhere on the web helps (proportional to the traffic, of
> course).
> Try a google search on "open voting consortium" and you'll find all sorts
> of
> people saying something about OVC.
>
> There are also a number of writers in the media that are clearly on our
> side, although they have to be as objective as possible in the articles
> the
> write.
>
> So, by "base of support" I am thinking about a lot of different types of
> support we get -- much of it unseen. I believe we could conceivably
> increase our base of support (in its various forms) by an order of
> magnitude
> in the next few weeks. It will take a coordinated effort to do that --
> for
> sure, I can't do it myself. We need to identify people to be contacted
> and
> then figure out who will contact whom. I believe the wiki page would be
> good for organizing this and I believe Ed Kennedy said he would help with
> that. Ed needs lots of help.
>
> Alan D.
>
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