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« on: August 01, 2010, 07:11:18 pm »
Paid Subscriptions option (like on Create A Forum) would make a great addition to SMFForFree forums. That way Forum owners would be capable of making money via subscriptions others have made to get into a higher membergroup (or whatever there is to offer) and provide SMFForFree with a percentage of that money.  :)

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Re: Paid Subscriptions
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2010, 10:22:17 am »
I've seen people do that with donation buttons. If you donate, you get in a special membergroup with more permissions or whatever.

And that works for getting higher ranks also...
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Re: Paid Subscriptions
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2010, 10:20:36 pm »
Paid Subscriptions option (like on Create A Forum) would make a great addition to SMFForFree forums. That way Forum owners would be capable of making money via subscriptions others have made to get into a higher membergroup (or whatever there is to offer) and provide SMFForFree with a percentage of that money.  :)

The Paid Subscriptions system is built into the smf2.0 software that Create a Forum uses.   He would have to come up with and code something that would work with the 1.* forums that run on SMF for Free.    Just a point of info  ;)

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Re: Paid Subscriptions
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2010, 03:25:35 pm »
This suggestion is brilliant.  But it might get SMF For Free a bit more income if SMF For Free sets up a system that forwards 10% or 5% of the payment amount directly pointed to his PayPal account, or any other payment method.

Would be a great idea.

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Re: Paid Subscriptions
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2010, 03:32:19 pm »
By default with paypal you can't do it. Unless your write an app and get approved.
But it isn't something I would want to split anyway
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Re: Paid Subscriptions
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2010, 08:19:13 am »
By default with paypal you can't do it. Unless your write an app and get approved.
But it isn't something I would want to split anyway

Yes, true.  But if you write your own application you can make a system that forwards at least 10% of the payment amount to your credit, you'll have some income of that system.

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Re: Paid Subscriptions
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2011, 06:25:15 am »
Create A Forum is using SMF version RC2+ and SMF For Free is using 1.* - The paid subscriptions will only be available if SMF For Free upgrades all accounts to SMF RC2+ which I do not think is possible.

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