Thanks to the work of Educational Director Sander Martijn, the site is mostly back up and running. If you followed our updates through Facebook or Twitter, you’ll know that the site went down yesterday. When my account was deactivated, I called our host at the time, BlueHost. They told me that the site had become too large for them to handle and that we needed to move. What I would have appreciated were warnings or at least some help moving since they were giving us the boot. However, this didn’t happen.
We’re now on a new hosting service and things are still being settled. However, it isn’t cheap to keep this site afloat now. Indeed, we’ve become even more popular than I thought we would and I question myself when I say that we’re still a small site.
With around 10,000+ unique visitors a day, I’m really thankful for all the love, kindness, and appreciation that you’ve shown for what the staff and I do here.
Now that we’re on a better hosting platform, we’re going to get back to doing what we do best: deliver the best content we can to you. However, we need your continued support. The staff of this site makes money through affiliate links, and if you appreciate their work, you can click on the affiliate links in their specific postings and make a purchase (of anything) to help them stay afloat.
The same applies to me. As the site’s owner and Editor in Chief, I can say with full honesty that our new web host overlords are not cheap and that whatever you can give will help a lot. I’ve finally taken your advice and set up a donate button on the top right corner of the site.
Gevon and I are the only members of the team going to Photo Plus; and we’re doing some experimental coverage this year. I will be doing full hands on reports from the floor on the site. Gevon will be constantly updating our Facebook page with photos and hands on with products; tailored towards giving you guys quicker overviews of what’s in store.
So pay attention to us in the coming days. We’re probably about to have our best traffic month yet since the site started almost two years ago, and we’re only going to keep evolving.
And once again from the bottom of my heart, thank you. And please continue to show your much appreciated kindness.
Editor in Chief