[Homeroast] Sweet Maria's New Coffee Alert

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 11:14:38 CDT 2013

To add this to the SM site, I agree with John N. would add too much noise
and be confusing to most. It takes quite a bit of time and focus to just
learn to be at one with the present and might I add superb descriptions.
The SM forum is set up well enough as is to do this. And this now
underutilized list is certainly workable enough to accomplish what is
suggested. We have done this here successfully in the past.

On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 11:43 AM, J3R <j at j3r.org> wrote:

> On 13-07-08 11:09 AM, John Nanci wrote:
>> I mean this in all seriousness.  I'd love to see a free or even paid
>> solution that would go into ANY website AND integrate into what is already
>> there.  That 2nd part is key.  I've found the expectations of users and how
>> easy it is to add something to a site and the reality are very different.
>> Also, a 'good web master' is not inexpensive.  You get what you pay for.
>> The free ones may cost nothing up front, but if you can't implement them
>> yourself, they suddenly are not free.  I've run into this time and again.
>>  Sure, it's free, but I don't have the time to bring myself up to speed,
>> and to put it into place, is no longer free, usually to the tune of at
>> least a couple K.
>> YMMV.
>> John
> A good webmaster is what you need to run a professional and successful
> website. Sure, they are not cheap, neither are lawyers, plumbers or auto
> mechanics. You can do all those things yourself as well, YMMV. If someone
> is trying to charge you thousands of dollars to install a plugin, then you
> need to look elsewhere for help. A webmaster is also a business expense, so
> assuming one has a successful business, this is simply a smart investment,
> especially if it will bring in more business or streamline a process.
> In response to your question, if you want to add discussion capabilities
> to ANY site there is facebook, disqus and many others that take a few lines
> of code to insert. If you run on PHP for instance there are a ton here
> http://www.hotscripts.com/**category/scripts/php/scripts-**
> programs/reviews-ratings/<http://www.hotscripts.com/category/scripts/php/scripts-programs/reviews-ratings/>.
> Yes, they are mostly free.
> John I see you already use both wordpress and shopify, so it should be
> trivial to set this up on your site. There are dozens of plugins for both
> platforms both free and paid.
> I'd be happy to help you off-list, or anyone who has quick webmaster
> questions. It is what I do.
> Jer
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Ed Bourgeois
Amherst MA.

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