We're thankful for our patrons, sponsors, and advertisers

We're thankful for our patrons, sponsors, and advertisers

2015 has been an interesting year, to say the least.

In February, TUAW was shut down, leaving a large group of us without employment. Some folks had other blogging jobs to fall back on or move to, but for three of us, we decided to start anew with Apple World Today. Over the year we've had some changes in staff due to bloggers needing more steady income, leading to today's team of Dennis Sellers and myself.

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Apple World Today: Patronage, expenses, and attrition

Apple World Today: Patronage, expenses, and attrition

The Apple World Today Patreon campaign has been in force since the site first launched in February, and we’ve never come close to our goal for funding. That goal has dropped significantly in size; we now need only about $2,000 a month to keep the lights on, but it’s never happened. We see our readership numbers growing, but we’re still just not big enough to get a lot of sponsors and advertisers… and we’d like to do away with ads altogether someday. Our faith that AWT is going to continue to grow and prosper is the only thing that’s keeping the site going right now. 

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Thumbs up to our patrons!

Thumbs up to our patrons!

It's hard to believe we're at the end of the month of October already, but the fact that kids will be knocking on my door in an attempt to extort candy from me in ten days. Thanks to our Patreon backers and those who have chosen to support through Paypal, things are bit less scary here at Apple World Today than they were just a little over a month ago. 

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Thank you to our patrons

Thank you to our patrons

Another month begins, and that means it's time to thank our generous patrons over on Patreon. You folks keep the pirate ship afloat. Thanks to your backing, we're building the best coverage of Apple Music that we canhand-picking games you'll lovesharing our thoughtsmaking videos and so much more. 

You folks are the best. We'll keep working for you. Thank you...

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  3. Garry Winer
  4. Ken Snider
  5. Alan Koenigsberg
  6. Marius Stedjan
  7. Gregory Locke
  8. Charles Akimoto

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