the downfall of squirt.org.....

Discussion in 'Gay Adult Websites' started by concupisys, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. concupisys

    concupisys Active Member

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    as some of you may or may not know, squirt.org (one of the most popular gay cruising sites) just put new restrictions on free member access.... free members can no longer initiate IM conversations with paid members, they get 5 e-mails per day, and members with no photos (paid OR unpaid) appear by default at the bottom of 'online now' listings....

    according to the site director, only 6% of members on squirt are paying for premium access.... that means as of yesterday, paid members just lost 94% of their communication initiated by other people.... (until yesterday, free members had unlimited access to e-mail and IM with paid members....)

    has anyone here been affected by this change? will it stop you from renewing your subscriptions? have you already noticed a difference in how many people get in contact with you?

    discuss.....
     
  2. PornForPatric

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    They are hit by the same problems faced by many websites. Customers want it all, but they don't want to actually pay anything to have it all. But, you've got legal costs, hosting costs, advertising costs and you need to pay for programming, extra content, etc.

    You can't run a successful website with only 6% of users contributing. Not unless they are all rich and don't mind being gouged every month.

    Squirt will either acquire more paying members or end up being bought out by Manhunt or Grindr.
     
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    well said pornforpatrick.........
     
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