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TW sponsorship

Discussion in 'Site Suggestions' started by neontrail, Jun 27, 2008.

  1. neontrail

    neontrail [OP] ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    Could WE/TacomaWorld ever sponsor something/someone/race-truck/event? What would it take to sponsor someone?

    Get the TW logo displayed proudly on the side of a racing tacoma truck.


    Your thoughts?
     
  2. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    Tacoma World would have to sell a product for that to make sense...
     
  3. neontrail

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    what if a handful of people 'chipped' in ?


    Oh, and Bob did put a good markup with the tee-shirts and things..Are those selling?
     
  4. Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    You guys can sponsor my truck. I'll be putting a TW sticker on it when mine gets here. :D
     
  5. Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Dumb question...

    Who owns the site?

    Who actually pays for the site to be here?
     
  6. klown

    klown Tacoma World Ring Leader

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    I think the further this forum stays from taking money from members and being a "sponsor" the better off we are. It's not in the forum members best interest for this forum to turn into a business. I've seen it happen on other forums, the second it becomes a business, the more censorship happens, and the more serious of a place it becomes. This is a cool hangout for people to shoot the shit and talk about their taco's, no need to let money ruin the whole deal.
     
  7. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    wow, I think you actually deserve a rep for that.

    I'm not going to rag on any of the other sites, but there are a few Tacoma sites that have so many adds that each page takes a minute to load.

    I personally would NOT mind making a donation to keep the ads down on TW.
     
  8. neontrail

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    true....wow u get 1 rep from me! :D Well said
     
  9. SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Thor

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    Very good point klown well said.
     
  10. neontrail

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    .

    Bob, I assume. :confused:
     
  11. klown

    klown Tacoma World Ring Leader

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    Well I do appreciate all of the rep as always.

    I really like this place, it's fun, everybody's got a sense of humor, and we all love our trucks. I'd hate to see it go into the shitter for a couple of bucks.
     
  12. Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    So...it's privately owned and privately runned voluntarily?

    I'd much rather see funds go to the owner to help offset the costs of keeping it here. It will get bigger and use more bandwidth (if it doesn't already).
     
  13. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    I don't know if Bob is the sole owner/administrator. I think he is. There are a few ads here and there that help to pay the bills. As the site gets bigger, more people should be clicking on the sponsored links. If people are looking at helping the site, you should go ahead and do your truck shopping by clicking on the "Shop Online" button at the top of the page.
     
  14. Janster

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    So they get points/credit for simply clicking on the links?
     
  15. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    I doubt it, but I don't know. I think that you have to actually spend some $ there.
     
  16. eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    see klown... you can actually deserve rep sometimes, not just beg for it! :eek:
     
  17. klown

    klown Tacoma World Ring Leader

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    Sorry, deleted the post
     
  18. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    good boy.
     
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    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Thor

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    Does Klown know somebody stole his login information? :p
     
  20. mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Thor

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    TacomaWorld.com will be represented in this year's Baja 1000 for free. I figure it's the least I can do for the service Bob provides.
     
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