RE: Advertising

Subject: RE: Advertising
From: "Norton, Richard" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998 15:49:18 +1030
Another note relating to advertising. 
I do not set policy for Birding-Aus. However, I'd like to cast a vote for
permitting some birder related advertising. Although I will not go to
O'Reilly's, I found the note about vacancies in their bird week to be
interesting, in that it told me there was such a thing as a bird week.

I followed the web site information in Mr. Jordan's signature, and found his
trip information interesting.

I found these birder-related advertisements to be thousands of times more
interesting than the "UNSUBSCRIBE" messages that periodically find their way
here because people lack the decency or intelligence to save the Birding-Aus

I found these birder-related advertisements to be thousands of times less
offensive than the political tirades and get-rich-quick advertisements that
show up from time to time.

I spend most of my life in California, and the Calbird reflector permits
mention of things like California-related bird tours by commercial
operators. The next bird trip operator that I find making a decent living
will be the first. I am not offended by reading an occasional "My Trips for
Summer 1998."

There is not an overwhelming volume on Birding-Aus. If somebody's commercial
postings becomes excessive, I'm sure he will hear about very fast.


Dick Norton,
currently in Adelaide, SA


<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>
  • RE: Advertising, Norton, Richard <=

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU