by Montana Matt » Thu May 03, 2018 8:39 pm
by Scott » Sat May 12, 2018 6:06 pm
by Klenke » Thu May 17, 2018 9:07 pm
by Montana Matt » Fri May 18, 2018 6:56 pm
by Matt Lemke » Mon May 21, 2018 1:09 am
by Montana Matt » Mon May 21, 2018 4:30 pm
Matt Lemke wrote:There are many sites out there that manage to cover hosting costs just fine without all these ads.
Matt Lemke wrote:How much is hosting anyway?
Matt Lemke wrote:Why couldn't we have just implemented some of the easier improvements that Josh Lewis kept sending your way, that you continually ignored?
Matt Lemke wrote:I would hope losing support from some of the higher profile members would convince you to reconsider everything
by Montana Matt » Wed May 23, 2018 4:11 pm
yatsek wrote:Have costs increased dramatically in the last year?
yatsek wrote:How did SP manage to function for so many years with practically no ads?
by Klenke » Thu May 24, 2018 4:36 am
by Scott » Thu May 24, 2018 4:53 am
2.The number of page views (and thus ad views) for SP is down more than half from what it was in 2015 and, again, it has been a steady decline over the last 3 years.
by Puma concolor » Thu May 24, 2018 1:19 pm
by Montana Matt » Thu May 24, 2018 3:58 pm
Klenke wrote:Other prominent PNW forums such as NWhikers and Cascadeclimbers don't have ads (or not many of them, anyway). Granted, NWhikers doesn't host photos (as far as I know) but sources them elsewhere like Flickr. Cascadeclimbers does host its own photos, though likely nowhere near as many as summitpost does.
Scott wrote:I think this is the most pressing problem. People are losing interest in SP. Site interest has been steadily declining for years now.
Puma concolor wrote:There is more and more easily-digestible current beta out there on the internet for all sorts of mountains than you can find on the increasingly dated SP pages.
by ZeeJay » Thu May 24, 2018 5:09 pm
by yatsek » Thu May 24, 2018 7:43 pm
ZeeJay wrote:What do people think about allowing page owners to delete pictures deemed uninteresting and uninformative if they are not otherwise attached, especially of those who haven't logged onto SP in years? If they are attached someplace else, but serve no perceived purpose to the page in question, let the page owner unattach them so that perhaps some one else may delete them.
ZeeJay wrote:What about some fixed limits to peoples personal pictures, i.e. those not attached to any pages?
What about a limit to how may pictures someone can attach to an album or trip report etc.?
by Scott » Fri May 25, 2018 7:03 am
I think it's just the way things are heading these days and am not sure if there is anything that can be done about engaging new contributors here.
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