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Default How should Caudata.org be supported?

This is a poll for input on how Caudata.org should be funded in the future. In the past, donations provided enough to cover site expenses, but donations dropped off substantially in summer 2009. It's time to either look seriously at advertising, or to find a way to re-invigorate the donor program.

If you would like to see an example of what advertising might look like, see FrogForum.net. [Please note that Frog Forum is a separate entity from Caudata.org; both are owned by John Clare, but the two sites are run differently and separately.]

Note that this poll is public; your response is linked to you. We chose this in order to exclude mischief and to get a very clear idea about future donations. In order to consider whether it's viable to keep the site ad-free, we need to know how many users are serious about donations.

If you have any questions or comments that are not captured by the poll, please post them on this thread or send a PM to Jen, Mark, or John. Confidential comments to any one of us will be kept confidential. All 3 of us are aware of site costs and are interested in seeing the site continue on solid financial ground.
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