[Theforum] Affiliate Hosting Program Fund Raising

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Oct 22 04:08:24 CDT 2002

On Mon, 21 Oct 2002, Ron Dorman wrote:

> John Handelaar wrote:
> >% Check it out at ez-profits.com
> >% <http://ez-profits.com> "
> >
> >Sorry to be obtuse, but it's come up before - is
> >there *any* chance of that URL getting changed to
> >something less
> >
> >a) appallingly spam-like-sounding and/or
> >
> >b) completely unintelligible to people outside
> >   North America?
> I understand, and agree.  However, the security certificate was
> researched and approved at the current domain name.  To change it would
> cost more money, a little less than 200 USD, but none the less a cost.
>  The supporter of this program didn't realize at the time of submission
> the importance of domain names and perceptions of web professionals  Due
> to the posts of evolt.org members the supporter has learned a lot and
> changed the face of the site but cannot change the secured domain until
> the current certificate has expired without more expense.
> I ask understanding and support until time to renew the security cert or
> until we can get the cert for newinc.net.  I think our members are
> intelegent enough to see and understand what this is about.

You'd think so - probably no harm in adding something to any note that
goes out to lists along the lines of "Sorry about the naff domain name -
[summary of the above]"


"Names, once they are in common use, quickly
 become mere sounds, their etymology being
 buried, like so many of the earth's marvels,
 beneath the dust of habit." - Salman Rushdie

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