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Old 19-11-2008, 22:14   #31
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I was disappointed to note that the Cruisers Forum didn’t make it to your "Favorite Sailing Related Websites" list.

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Old 20-11-2008, 20:20   #32
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Old 17-12-2008, 19:39   #33
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i have added Google's AdSense ads to see if that might be a way for us to generate a little cash for the kitty.
Google is a very frugal outfit. They may pay as much as $0.50 per thousand page views. I tried it on my site for 3 months and then just took all their ads off the site. It just wasn't worth the distraction to my visitors.

Their ads work very nicely if you have a site with 500K-1M visitors a month.
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Old 19-12-2008, 02:41   #34
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Yeah, that's a good start. It gets them grouped, but basically I was thinking you'd have a page with links by boat make, model, year, then a page with project type (like I said before, radar installation, engine rebuild, etc.). This second page would link to the same pages as the first one, just grouped a different way.

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So, now you see why I said it'd be a lot of work.
I think a project that large would be better addressed by a database that has a web interface, like Filemaker or Bento, rather than a spreadsheet. That way you could bring up all the sailboats vs motorboats, the thruhull replacements, the rigging jobs, the boats built between a year range that are between x and y feet long. It might be more than you want to do for the website, but a database like that is not only faster to develop but also has other personal uses.
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