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*'''Internet Access'''
 
*'''Internet Access'''
 
**The [[Mother|Bluwiki server]] needs access to a T1, which costs about $400 / month.
 
**The [[Mother|Bluwiki server]] needs access to a T1, which costs about $400 / month.
***Currently I'm using a business DSL account, which costs about $150.00 / month  --[[User:Sam Odio|Sam Odio]] 12:14, 29 June 2007 (EDT)
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***Currently I'm <s>using a business DSL account</s> using Slicehost, which costs about <s>$150.00 / month</s> --[[User:Sam Odio|Sam Odio]] 12:14, 29 June 2007 (EDT)
  
 
==Donations==
 
==Donations==
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*'''Donations by mail'''
 
*'''Donations by mail'''
 
**You can mail your donation to:
 
**You can mail your donation to:
:::www.BluWiki.org
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:::www.BluWiki.com
 
:::Attn: Sam Odio
 
:::Attn: Sam Odio
:::1215 Wertland St. #C13
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:::14525 SW Millikan Way, #39248
:::Charlottesville, VA 22903
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:::Beaverton, OR 97005
  
 
==Levels of support==
 
==Levels of support==
*'''$100 - BluWiki Benefactor'''
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*'''$200 - BluWiki Benefactor'''
**With a donation of $100 or more, I am able to offer:
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**With a donation of $200 or more, I am able to offer:
***A link on the bottom every page on this site, for two months.
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***A link on the bottom every page on this site, for a month.
 
***A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for one month.
 
***A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for one month.
 
***A permanent short description and link under the list of Benefactors (on this page).
 
***A permanent short description and link under the list of Benefactors (on this page).
  
 
*'''$65 - BluWiki Patron'''
 
*'''$65 - BluWiki Patron'''
**A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for a week.
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**A ''thankyou link'' on the main page, for two weeks week.
 
**A permanent link and short description under the "Patrons list" (on this page).
 
**A permanent link and short description under the "Patrons list" (on this page).
  
 
*'''$25- BluWiki Contributor'''
 
*'''$25- BluWiki Contributor'''
 
**A permanent link and short description under the "Contributors list" (on this page).
 
**A permanent link and short description under the "Contributors list" (on this page).
 
 
  
 
==Past Sponsors==
 
==Past Sponsors==
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*[http://www.odioworks.com OdioWorks.com] - OdioWorks, LLC is run by [[Sam Odio]] (BluWiki's founder).  Interesting pages include the [http://www.odioworks.com/32-An_Entrepreneur_Scholarship.html OdioWorks scholarship] and [http://www.odioworks.com/7-Free_Contact_Form_Maker.html free feedback forms].
 
*[http://www.odioworks.com OdioWorks.com] - OdioWorks, LLC is run by [[Sam Odio]] (BluWiki's founder).  Interesting pages include the [http://www.odioworks.com/32-An_Entrepreneur_Scholarship.html OdioWorks scholarship] and [http://www.odioworks.com/7-Free_Contact_Form_Maker.html free feedback forms].
 
*[http://www.onthegrounds.com OnTheGrounds.com] - OnTheGrounds.com is a Charlottesville community site. Find UVa upcoming events, textbooks, and housing.
 
*[http://www.onthegrounds.com OnTheGrounds.com] - OnTheGrounds.com is a Charlottesville community site. Find UVa upcoming events, textbooks, and housing.
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*Daniel Odio, founder of [http://drodio.com DROdio] (Northern Virginia real estate firm)
  
 
===Patrons===
 
===Patrons===
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*[http://www.patentstorm.us/ PatentStorm] - PatentStorm provides free searches of US patents over the web
 
*[http://www.patentstorm.us/ PatentStorm] - PatentStorm provides free searches of US patents over the web
 
*[[User:CostaOlivier]], who runs [http://www.AEGISoft.be www.AEGISoft.be].  AEGISoft provides software & services to help people effectively work together.
 
*[[User:CostaOlivier]], who runs [http://www.AEGISoft.be www.AEGISoft.be].  AEGISoft provides software & services to help people effectively work together.
 
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*[http://franklyrealty.com FranklyRealty.com] - Northern Virginia Real Estate
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:11, 9 June 2008

Why Support the website?

Current needs:

BluWiki.org has a number of current needs, which your donations will directly support.

  • RAM Memory upgrade
    • I'm looking to increase Mother's Ram to 1GB from its current 512MB (PC3200 400Mhz, Non-ecc).
      • I've upgraded to 2GB of PC4200 with ECC, which is the fastest (and most expensive!) RAM BluWiki's server can use. --Sam Odio 14:53, 11 August 2007 (EDT)
  • Power Bills
    • Believe it or not, but running the BluWiki server 24/7 adds about $20 / month to my power bills.
  • Internet Access
    • The Bluwiki server needs access to a T1, which costs about $400 / month.
      • Currently I'm using a business DSL account using Slicehost, which costs about $150.00 / month --Sam Odio 12:14, 29 June 2007 (EDT)

Donations

Donations of time

  • Volunteer Programmers
    • Urgent: BluWiki desperately needs volunteers with experience in PHP / MySQL & MediaWiki. You can find a list of programming work that I need help with at BluWiki:Site Improvements
  • Volunteer Contributors
    • I also need users (especially experienced Wikipedians) willing to donate their time to BluWiki. Currently, she is in need of much love and attention. Users willing to categorize user pages, fill out the help section, and contribute other miscellaneous structure to the wiki will quickly gain karma.
    • I'm also looking for sysops that have experience with WikiPedia, or a similar wiki.

Financial Donations

  • Donations via PayPal
    • Currently, the easiest way to donate money through paypal is go to http://www.paypal.com, and send the money to sam@odio.com.
  • Donations by mail
    • You can mail your donation to:
www.BluWiki.com
Attn: Sam Odio
14525 SW Millikan Way, #39248
Beaverton, OR 97005

Levels of support

  • $200 - BluWiki Benefactor
    • With a donation of $200 or more, I am able to offer:
      • A link on the bottom every page on this site, for a month.
      • A thankyou link on the main page, for one month.
      • A permanent short description and link under the list of Benefactors (on this page).
  • $65 - BluWiki Patron
    • A thankyou link on the main page, for two weeks week.
    • A permanent link and short description under the "Patrons list" (on this page).
  • $25- BluWiki Contributor
    • A permanent link and short description under the "Contributors list" (on this page).

Past Sponsors

Benefactors

Patrons

Contributors

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