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$10 coupon for your friends! [Dec. 16th, 2009|02:59 pm]
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If you have a Paid or Permanent account, you can now send 10 of your non-Paid friends a $10 coupon. Your friend will be able to purchase a Paid Account for $9.95 (instead of $19.95) for one year by enrolling in our automatic payment plan or make a manual payment of $15 (instead of $25).

  • All Paid and Permanent accounts can send out the coupons by clicking here (it's also under Friends -> Holiday promotion in the site header)
  • You can also send to people not on your Friends list by manually entering the username in the field provided
  • If your friend declines the invitation, it will be returned to your available invitation pool and you'll be able to send to someone else
  • You can send the invitations until January 15th

[User Picture]From: kellzilla
2009-12-17 07:07 am (UTC)

part of my recent post

The previous years saw a promotion called "Give More". You gave a year of paid LJ service, plus the extra icon pack, for the price of a year of paid LJ service. It could be given to basically anybody, even users who were already paid up. I had been waiting for them to start it so I could Give More to a few people this year.

Instead, they are giving me coupons that only a very small portion of my flist can even use. And what's worse, it's "YOU should spend money on LJ!" instead of "*I* am spending money on YOU on LJ!"

The whole thing leaves a bad taste in my mouth. I hope they realize their mistake and bring back Give More before the end of the holiday season.
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[User Picture]From: foxfirefey
2009-12-17 08:40 am (UTC)

Re: part of my recent post

Well, to be fair, as far as I know nothing stops you from buying and sending $15 gift certificates along with the coupons. But it's rather counter intuitive and takes work on the receiving end to put all together, while Give More was a convenient and straightforward package, and it only works if the users are free users instead of paid users.
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