GIVE ME TWO STEPS…


(posted on page 229 of Announcement thread, and forwarded to those Admin who will listen (yes, Virginia, there IS a Santa Claus…and while s/he has little power…they CAN get things to the proper ears.)

“Members, heed –
and Admin, PLEASE respond, even if  it’s just to tell me to kiss your…foot – okay?

WE HAVE A PROPOSAL THAT WILL AT LEAST LEAVE BOTH SIDES EQUALLY DISSATISFIED, IF NOT HAPPY (i.e…as fair as possible)

you have already demonstrated that you can augment and modify your ClubFoo packages at will…so…how about these :

1) a “bulk rate” for multi-profile members, with either a flat-rate discount or a sliding scale (rates drop with each additional profile added) for accounts added from the same IP and/or credit card, and

2) a budget package without foodollar benefits for children with cash-conscious parents and adults with limited incomes, at half or less of the basic rate.

FooPets gets their income, and is able to convert with a great deal less fuss, stress, and negative publicity to a pay-to-play site – and the majority of members have at least SOME hope of not having to abandon their pets.

WHAT DO YOU SAY? do you want the site to survive – or not.”

We have been mulling this over – and it seems a near-certainty that Mojo HAS to convert to pay-for-play by the target date, or else. Whether it is a buyout, a hostile takeover attempt, pressure by investors, or simply a note coming due, there is SOME kind of a gun to their heads. (they COULD – like many other VA sites have – simply level with us and appeal to the membership to come through for them, but i imagine that they realize that at this point member confidence in their integrity is somewhat low…even if such were their style.)

By offering them a way to have quantity to compensate for “quality” – and thereby generate the necessary income without the draconian measures outlined in the original Announcement – we have a shot at saving ourselves AND the site.

(Update 4/11…had sent this in to The Powers, via Support – the only semi-direct avenue i could find – and received a response of sorts : a tad “form letter”,  but at least it’s a start … a dialog is a dialog.  fingers crossed!)

(Update X 2 – “DrJane”s little piece of smarmy nonsense is NOT considered a response, lol. still hammering at the gates…)

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  1. NEWS! they have made the first concession – quoted from the add to Corie’s post :

    “We’ve also updated the packages on the subscription info page to offer volume discounts on ClubFoo and ClubFoo Plus.”

    now to go for the budget package…

    • nope…it was just another vaguely-worded trick to provide false hope – the “update” consisted of removing the annual option and leaving the insignificantly-discounted 6 month packages intact as was.


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