Saturday, January 3, 2009

Save the Server

Save the Server!
[Cough] [cough] The system health is strained due to overwork and lack of sleep.

Write reviews and help TMN raise money for a new server so we won't have to see this message any more!


Save the Server!



The Mommies Network needs your help. We are raising money to pay for a new server. In order to continue growing, we need to add a new server to our system. At this point, we are unable to add any more sites to our network because we are maxed out (have you seen the "[Cough] [cough] The system health is strained due to overwork and lack of sleep." message at the bottom of the screen?). The basic server we need is at least $5,000. The more money we raise, the better quality server we can purchase. Our goal is to raise $10,000 during this fundraiser.
The fundraiser runs from Sunday, January 4 through Sunday, January 25.



How can you help?
Join Insider Pages http://www. insiderpages. com/fundraisers/The-Mommies-Network-0901 and write reviews for businesses that you have patronized in the last 24 months. Invite your friends and families to write reviews as well - they do NOT need to live in your area, this is a national fundraiser ;) The more people who are writing reviews, the more successful this fundraiser will be! Our goal is to have all of our members write at least 10 reviews over the three weeks of the fundraiser. Each review can earn up to $1.
50 for The Mommies Network! Every little bit helps!


You win too!
Your members have four chances to raise money for your site too!
When TMN raises $1000, we will pick one participating site to receive $50 for a site party/event, and that site will receive a special theme color.

When TMN raises $2500, we will pick one participating site to receive $100 for a site party/event, and that site will receive a special theme color.

When TMN raises $5000, we will pick 1 participating site to receive $125 for a site party/event, and that site will receive a special theme color.

When TMN raises $10,000, we will pick 1 participating site to receive $150 for a site party/event, and that site will receive a special theme color.

*A participating site is any site that has 10% or more of their members register, join their site team and write at least one review. Based on membership numbers as of December 2008.



Join Your Site's Team!
Want to get that prize for your local site!? Join their team in helping TMN SAVE THE SERVER!
Here are step by step instructions on how to get into your team and how you can participate!
Go To: http://www. insiderpages. com/fundraisers/The-Mommies-Network-0901
Click on the Join This Fundraiser.

Choose 'Select a Team' (located under Your Contribution on the right hand side)
Select your site's name (SCValleyMommies) from the drop down menu and join!

Keep up to date on our progress! Visit http://themommiesnetwork. blogspot. com to view updated progress on the fundraiser, participating sites, and more.



The fine print from Insider Pages:
* You must be at least 18 years old to participate.

* Your experience with the business or service reviewed must be a first-hand experience. No hearsay please.

* Your experience with the business or service provider must have occurred within the last 24 months.

* The reviewed company must still be in business.

* Reviews of restaurant chains (McDonalds, Outback Steakhouse, KFC, etc.), gas station chains, movie theater chains and national or regional chain stores (Target, Dollar Tree, Home Depot etc.) DO NOT qualify. You are welcome to write reviews for these businesses but they will not earn your organization money for the fundraiser. Most people are pretty familiar with these businesses and there tends to be little differentiation city to city and state to state. In other words, these are businesses that do not require a word-of-mouth referral so reviews of these businesses are of little value to people like you – and to our community of users.

* Copied reviews in whole or in part from any other sources do not qualify.

* Profanity, abusive or offensive language in reviews, reviews alleging illegal activity or malpractice, and reviews deemed inappropriate by Insider Pages editors do not qualify.

* Proper grammar, punctuation and spelling must be used. No "text speak" or ALL CAPS.

* Business owners and employees/associates are not allowed to review themselves. Instead, business owners should claim their business profile page and customize it by adding information, photos, special offers, their story, and more – all for FREE.

* If you are adding a new business to the Insider Pages database, please make sure to the best of your ability that the listing is not a duplicate and that the company's current contact information is provided. Information provided must be able to be verified by a third party source including another website, a business card, receipt, directory listing or other reliable source.

* Personal information or messages including email addresses, URLs, phone numbers and postal addresses (or both first and last name of an individual unless their name is also part of the business name) that are not already publicly available.

* Review submissions must be entered directly on the Insider Pages website.

* Reviews not meeting our terms and conditions or deemed inappropriate by Insider Pages editors do not qualify.


Thank you for supporting The Mommies Network!

1 comments:

Allison D said...

Just found you site and think it is great. FYI, I write a blog that talks about being a Mom. It is just a collection of funny stories just about every mom can realate to. Thought your members might get a laugh out of it.
www.somemotherhoodmatters.blogspot.com

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