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Old 02-24-2009, 12:30 PM   #1
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Five ways to help support KnittingHelp.com
Hey Everyone!

From time to time we are asked by visitors and members how they can show their appreciation for our work and help support this web site. Up until now we didn't really have a complete answer. So, Amy and I put our thinking-caps (knitted no less!) on and came up with a page listing five simple ways to help support KnittingHelp.com. From clicking on our advertisers and purchasing from them to adding a link to KnittingHelp.com from your blog or web site. Many people don't realize that these small things can really help! So please take a look at the new "How to Support KnittingHelp.com" page. If you have any feedback or further ideas, please let me know.

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Old 02-24-2009, 08:20 PM   #2
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Hi Sheldon--Do you get anything when a user clicks on the add but doesn't purchase anything, or does it only help when something is purchased. Because I go to KnitPicks frequently just to look around.
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I'm so glad you posted this to let us all know ways we can support this wonderful site! It's nice to know there are so many options. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by Marria View Post
Hi Sheldon--Do you get anything when a user clicks on the add but doesn't purchase anything, or does it only help when something is purchased. Because I go to KnitPicks frequently just to look around.
Many of our advertisers measure the clicks on their ads. So even if you're just clicking on an ad to browse their web site it does helps. When our advertisers see that their ads are successful here on KH, they are more likely to stick around and advertise with us. Advertising has been very slow this year so every little bit helps!

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I have to admit, I don't even think about some of those things. I've ordered a few times from KnitPicks, and I could have easily ordered through the link! I'll have to take time to tell them that I would not have even known about them if not for this site.
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Just want to give this a bump up to make sure folks had a chance to read it. Sunday is our busiest day typically. Also, I want to say thanks to everyone who put a few dollars in our tip jar. Amy and I are overwhelmed by your generosity and appreciation for KnittingHelp.com. Thank you!!!

Happy March everyone!

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Old 03-01-2009, 08:01 PM   #7
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Thanks for this information, Sheldon. I frequently talk about KnittingHelp on my blog and have noticed that people click from my link back to this site. It's good to know that doing something so simple actually helps y'all out.

BTW, how's the baby doing?
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Wow, I never knew just clicking on the ad would help! Will do Sheldon, thanks for that tip.
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