Postforum has been online since 1996, and has always been free for anyone to use. While advertiser support has, until recently, covered almost all of the costs of running the site, postforum has become much more popular than i had ever imagined. As a result, the bandwidth and hosting costs have skyrocketed in the past 12 months. There is no company behind postforum, just one person [me], and the costs to run and maintain the site are paid out of pocket.
Unfortunately, as the costs have gone up and i've had to commit more time to the site, it's become necessary for me to start finding additional sources of revenue just to keep it running. I intend to keep the site freely available to all users, but the money to do it has to come from somewhere...
The Postforum Beg-A-Thon is a way for you to help out. You can make donations as small as $5 [US] by following the link to the right to Amazon.com's Honor System Program, or alternatively, paypal.com. If you happen to be feeling extra generous, note that Amazon limits you to a donation of $50, while paypal's limit is much higher than any one person should be donating.
If you'd rather send a check, please contact me directly by following the "contact us" link at the bottom of every page.
Your contribution will help cover the monthly hosting and bandwidth costs, as well as the continued development of new features. If postforum has been valuable to you in any way, please consider making a donation. Any amount you can give is appreciated.
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