Re: Amazon associates program

I Find Karma (
Sat, 23 Aug 1997 17:17:07 -0700 (PDT)

Dan Kohn writes:
> Adam and Rohit, what would you think of setting up FoRK in the Amazon
> Associates program. "FoRK" would get 5 to 15% of all book purchases by
> members. We'd need to someone to set-up a Web page with a few FoRK
> favorites, and then we would each modify the URL in the
> process of buying books in order to credit FoRK.

Sounds like a great idea.

> My guess is that the total purchase of books by FoRKers is
> quite high.

Uh, Rohit, care to share the "Entertainment Value of Money" hypothesis?

> I would suggest we use the money to buy alcohol at occasional get
> togethers (like the recent one in SF), but we could just as easily give
> it all to the Tim Byars fund.

It won't yield nearly enough money for Byars to be happy, so I say we
blow it on booze...


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