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LINGUIST List 19.1019

Thu Mar 27 2008

1.5: Percentage Of Subscribers Who Have Donated

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.     linguist, If Only 600 of Our Subscribers Donated $50 We Would End FD Now!

Message 1: If Only 600 of Our Subscribers Donated $50 We Would End FD Now!
Date: 27-Mar-2008
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: If Only 600 of Our Subscribers Donated $50 We Would End FD Now!
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Dear LINGUIST Subscribers, 

As you have noticed, we are running our annual Fund Drive again. We had hoped
to end the Fund Drive in 4 weeks, as we have in the past. But we are at the
3-week mark right now, and we have yet to raise 50% of our goal. Now we know
readers are always anxious to see Fund Drive end and things return to normal.
We feel the same way! But to do that, we need to make an earnest plea for you
to donate NOW.

Perhaps some of you might find these statistics informative:

LINGUIST List Subscribers: 26,419
Number of donors as of 26 March: 391
Percentage of subscribers who have donated so far: under 1.5%!!!

Here's some more interesting information: if only 600 of our 26,419 subscribers
donated $50 we could end Fund Drive! That is less that 2.5% of subscribers
letting us know through their donations that they find LINGUIST useful.

Of course, some linguists can not afford to make a $50 donation. And we sincerely
appreciate donations of any amount. They make us feel that you value the hard
work we do all year round to create and maintain a website full of up-to-date
linguistic information and reliable services for the discipline.

Throughout its seventeen-year history, all LINGUIST services have been offered
to the discipline completely free of charge. But, as most of you realize, a site
like LINGUIST can not be maintained without significant funding. Thus we are
asking those of you with the means to do so to donate now, so that LINGUIST can
remain free.

If 600 of those generous linguists will step up now and click on 'Donate,' the
LINGUIST crew will certainly thank you--but so will many other linguists and
linguistics students who rely on LINGUIST but do not have the wherewithal to
support it.

(Can there really be 25,800 of those??)

Donate: https://linguistlist.org/donation/donate/donate1.cfm


This Year the LINGUIST List hopes to raise $60,000. This money will go to help keep 
the List running by supporting all of our Student Editors for the coming year.

See below for donation instructions, and don't forget to check out our Fund Drive 
2008 LINGUIST List Circus and join us on our many shows!


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