Please discuss the following announcement in this thread:
I'm sure many of you have noticed that we've been tinkering with the design and layout of the site. We are working on a complete redesign, and testing out a few things out at a time.
We understand that most people do not like change, and that you might not like all these changes. Please be patient with us during this time, nothing is set in stone, your feedback is appreciated and welcome, please be respectful with your criticisms
(putting on my flame retardant suit, please be nice
May 22, '07
Due to complaints of some peoples browsers not displaying the page correctly, we have moved some of ads, and change the size and location of them.
Currently, we are testing out some ads in the right hand portion of the first post on the page. But in doing that, we removed a larger ad that went across the whole page above the thread.
As I mentioned, we are testing a few things out and see how things work.
As many of you know, allnurses.com is privately owned and operated by myself. We've managed to survive, pay the bills, and continue to grow through the dot com boom, and the recession. The vast majority of our funding comes from advertising, and a smaller portion from premium memberships. We've recently increased our infrastructure added 2 new servers to handle the demand of the site. These are all good things, I'm not looking for your sympathy, just explaining what's been going on.
While the advertising may seem irritating, it pays the bills. We are testing size, location etc... of the ads to optimize revenue.
Sorry for not announcing these changes ahead of time, but these were kind of a work in progress, not necessarily planned out.
Thanks for your understanding.
FYI, we are condsidering many ideas, one of which is offering a new level of membership where there will be no ads. We are thinking of calling it something like Platinum Membership? If we decide to move ahead with that, we will announce that at a later date.
Last edit by brian on May 22, '07