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Hi all, I was prompted to look through the financials of NJDevs because JimmyLeeds asked how the amazon funds were after using the referral link. The picture wasn't as rosy as I thought as the last couple of months I got hit for shortfalls for hosting fees. It appears that although traffic is up almost 25% from last year the ad displays are down 35% and the referral bounties have dwindled to a few uses a month ($3 so far this month.)

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So the short of it, can I ask you all to white-list this site from any ad blockers you have and remember to use the amazon referral link when shopping there?

 

Thanks again everyone as we enjoy the resurgent Devils!

Brad "DM" Smith

 

 

 

 

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7 hours ago, Derlique said:

What about donations? 

Yeah, id rather donate as i dont buy online mych

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agree DM - can you provide venmo or donation link as usually people give around xmas (i do every year).

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1 hour ago, DevilMinder said:

Thanks everyone, these are the donation accounts.

 

My Venmo -

Username @njdevs  www.venmo.com/njdevs

Paypal-

https://www.paypal.me/njdevs

 

Done, thanks again for all you do with this site DM.

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I have a bunch of Devils stuff up on eBay. Go to my thread in the Marketplace, look at what I have, and if I strike a deal with an NJDevs member through the board instead of on eBay, I'll donate the 10% eBay would have gotten to the site. 

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Just sent through Paypal.  Not much, but I hope it helps.  Appreciate you and everyone at this site. 

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Sent some through Venmo. Thanks for keeping this site going since forever.

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Once my christmas bonus clears I'll pay what I can to Venmo like I usually try to do. This is a fantastic forum.

Side note -- has anyone else had a glitch when you click that you'll randomly be re-directed to a spammy-looking site? Had it on mobile and now on my work computer. Started seeing it yesterday, I believe.

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10 minutes ago, Martyisth3b3st said:

Once my christmas bonus clears I'll pay what I can to Venmo like I usually try to do. This is a fantastic forum.

Side note -- has anyone else had a glitch when you click that you'll randomly be re-directed to a spammy-looking site? Had it on mobile and now on my work computer. Started seeing it yesterday, I believe.

Same here re donating....and also same here with getting that spammy thing that pops up if you click anywhere thats not a link.

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16 minutes ago, Martyisth3b3st said:

Once my christmas bonus clears I'll pay what I can to Venmo like I usually try to do. This is a fantastic forum.

Side note -- has anyone else had a glitch when you click that you'll randomly be re-directed to a spammy-looking site? Had it on mobile and now on my work computer. Started seeing it yesterday, I believe.

Yes.

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Thanks for the donations everyone.

 

MBb3, I changed the footer ad yesterday morning. I had others complain too, I will message the ad company and see whats up.

 

 

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I'm such a piece of sh!t, because of where I live the wife and I have to use Amazon all the freaking time and ALWAYS forget about the fvcking link.

My bad, DM, my fvcking bad.

Pinning the link to my menu bar and sending her the link too.

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DM - while I'm fine with it, will you still suppress banners for those that direct donate? again - no problem if not, just curious?

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6 minutes ago, sundstrom said:

DM - while I'm fine with it, will you still suppress banners for those that direct donate? again - no problem if not, just curious?

Curious for this too. That black bottom one on mobile is pretty rough.

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Went ahead and whitelisted everything.. shame on me for not realizing I had it on while browsing here.

Will happily donate my share to keep this place going.  Fantastic forum, great members here.

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Oh this is great. I never remember to use the amazon link when I shop there. I hate that I don't because I do shop on Amazon a fair bit.

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On ‎11‎/‎19‎/‎2017 at 11:02 AM, DevilMinder said:

Hi all, I was prompted to look through the financials of NJDevs because JimmyLeeds asked how the amazon funds were after using the referral link. The picture wasn't as rosy as I thought as the last couple of months I got hit for shortfalls for hosting fees. It appears that although traffic is up almost 25% from last year the ad displays are down 35% and the referral bounties have dwindled to a few uses a month ($3 so far this month)

You're welcome!!   :D   (I had a weak month)

I've done a ton on Amazon and even have my family making sure they click on the link. Every penny counts and I use it for small and large purchases

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Thanks for the donations and I have already seen an increase in the ads served.

 

For those who donated I will move you to the "contributors group" that doesn't see ads.

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Is anyone still getting the questionable ads? The media group says they took them out.

 

 

 

 

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