[Theforum] sponsorships

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 29 16:45:02 CDT 2002

> From: "Daniel J. Cody" <djc at members.evolt.org>
> hypothetical question, but whats the difference between 'an
> organization sponsoring us' and 'a company supporting us'?

i'm talking about a company, but it possible another org might want
to do this at some point, too...

> the kicker is what they want in return.

see suggestions... perhaps we should establish what is
*un*acceptable, as well as what might be acceptable...

> another kicker is how much independance we lose. another hypothetical

none... i won't suggest a deal where we lose independence...
unless, of course, we lose it to the tune of a billion dollars apiece...

> question: would you rather have me continue paying the bill or be
> dependant on an outside company(i asssume, corect if wrong) who's
> bottom line is profits?

outside company...

*gasp* -- did i really just say that?

yes... but that's because i'd like to see enough sponsorships that
dan cody paying the bills is an exception, not a rule... i think you
should prefer that, too...

IOW, we wouldn't be dependent...

> again, just hypotheticals and a quick poke about how builder.com has
> sponsors too.

poke?  huh?  that hunk-o-terd?

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