Podcast 001: Twofold Purpose of Kodiak64 Website
Welcome to the first ever "Kodiak64FM" podcast, in which I ramble in a steady sleep-inducing monotone about the twofold purpose of the revamp of Kodiak64.com in recent times, those 2 purposes being:
- To build my newsletter subscriber list (if my unreliable web host would only get its act together consistently enough for that to occur), and,
- To get some support to help me justify the time I spend on Parallaxian to my increasingly weary family.
I also talk a little bit about which countries most of my visitors come from and which type of articles are the most popular.
Anyway, it's my first ever attempt at a podcast so lower your expectations accordingly!
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PS: Don't forget to check the home page regularly for more articles like this and visit the Everything64 Forum to comment further.
And of course, kindly follow me on Twitter and subscribe to my YouTube channel!
Help Make Parallaxian Happen
If you really want to help get Parallaxian finished, kindly support the continuation of its development via one of the options below, so that I can devote the necessary time to it; it's a truly huge project and although the toughest technical challenges have been completed, there remains a lot of hard work to get it over the finishing line.
Way #1: Start Your Amazon Sessions via Kodiak64.com (Costs You Nothing!)
This one should be the easiest because it's a painless and indirect way to help me for something you would be doing anyway, regardless of my request for help.
So how does it work?
Well, it makes no difference what you're buying on Amazon... whether it's a garden gnome for your dad, jewellery for your wife, the new C64 Maxi for yourself or an obscure first edition by an even more obscure 17th century Belgian poet for someone you very much dislike.
The point is, if you buy anything on Amazon, even your groceries, I will automatically receive a commission as long as your Amazon session begins as a click on an Amazon product banner on this website or just on any generic Amazon link on this website (such as those listed below):
So, you would make your daily visit to Kodiak64.com to check out what's new and then, while you're here, enter Amazon via one of those links to order whatever you were planning on buying anyway, thus doing your bit to advance Parallaxian's development.
Way #2: Purchase Merch from the Kodiak64 Shop
Hosted externally (for now) on Teespring, the features limited edition C64-related merchandise, for which I have mostly set my margin at 15% of the retail price (to keep it as low as worthwhile).
I intend to change designs every month to keep things fresh, albeit with the core themes remaining Commodore 64 centric.
Way #3: PayPal Donation
Finally, at the highest rung of the altruism ladder among the 3 options, maybe you could consider a small, recurring monthly donation (and depending on your tax situation, you might even be able to designate it as a charitable donation rather than let the taxman have it).
And don't worry, you can cancel at any time... but in the meantime, it would be a welcome contribution, however petite.
Oh, and as a special thank you, all who do this will be credited in the game (unless you opt out of it if you have the same kind of incognito hermit tendencies I do).