[Foundation-l] Fundraising totals as of Oct 7, 2007 @ 5:00 PM (EST)

cohesion cohesion at sleepyhead.org
Sat Nov 10 01:41:49 UTC 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 6:45 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2007 3:09 PM, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The second is - what the heck is wrong with our readers, or us, that - even though a) we have so much more content, b) said content is even better than before, and c) there are ever more people reading and otherwise making use of our stuff - the drive is doing *worse* than last year, even in absolute dollar amounts?
> One factor is surely the decision to keep the request for donations up
> all year.  This increased the donations received during the
> "non-fundraiser" times, but was bound to have a negative effect on the
> actual fundraising period.

We should put a timer on the notice, like "17 more days left!" or
something like that. Make it seem a little more urgent.


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