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Re: [sv-web-jug] focus group study

From: Van R.
Sent on: Thursday, July 23, 2009 6:23 PM
I do moderate the list and typically don't approve what I consider
commercial messages. In this case, I made the call to let it through
because this was not selling something. It was offering to pay
developers that opt in to participating in a research study. In the
current economy, I figured some of our members might appreciate this
opportunity.

I'd be interested in what others besides Cary and I think about this.
If there is strong opinion to restrict this list to meeting
announcements only, I will respect that from now on as I moderate the
mailing list.

Cheers, Van

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Cary Knoop<[address removed]> wrote:
> I do not think you should post commercial messages on a user group mailing
> list.
>
>
> Sent: Thursday, July 23,[masked]:02 PM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: [sv-web-jug] focus group study
>
> My name is Heidi Flores and I am the President of Bay Area Research Group in
> Santa Clara, CA.�� We do focus groups and usability studies for various
> clients.�� We are looking for software developers who develop mobile
> applications to participate in a focus group at the end of July in
> Sunnyvale, Ca.�� The group is 2 hours and those who participate will receive
> $200 as a thank you for participating in the research.�� If part of your job
> responsibilities is developing mobile applications please contact me and I
> will give you more information regarding the group.�� This study is purely
> for research purposes, you will not be asked to reveal any proprietary
> information.
>
> ��I also need to go through a briefing screener with you to make sure you
> qualify for the group.�� Please feel free to contact me regarding this at
>[masked] x302.
>
> ���� Thanks for your help!
>
> ��Heidi Flores
>
>
>
> President, PRC Certified- Expert
>
> Bay Area Research Group
>
> 2905 Stender Way, Suite 18
>
> Santa Clara, CA 95054
>
> Phone[masked] extension 302
>
> Fax:[masked]
>
> www.bayarearesearchg­roup.com
>
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