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Re: [Membership] Fees for Organizations

Excuse me, but 1 percent of revenues is often equivalent to 10 percent of
profits. That is rather high....


At 11:00 AM 01/05/99 -0400, Michael Sondow wrote:
>Diane Cabell a écrit:
>> Daniel Kaplan a ecrit:
>> > However, I suddenly wonder: Why haven't we contemplated charging
>> >   organizations and not individuals? Is it a silly idea?
>> >
>> I would support this proposal.
>I propose they be charged 1% of their yearly operating budget, in
>the case of non-profits, and 1% of their yearly revenues, in the
>case of for-profits. That will not only pay for meeting and
>conferencing costs (which are going to be very high, since these are
>organizations, and also serve to weed out those who aren't serious.
>But I still insist that fees for individuals is just as important.

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