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Sincerely,

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Please stop SHOUTING in your email newsletter

Some ideas that might improve your funding, professionalism, and interaction with your readers.

Please stop using all capital letters in the titles of the articles in the email newsletter you send out. It looks really tacky, and is considered SHOUTING.

Also, how is it possible that "anonymous" (the default name in this comment form) "belongs to a registered user." This probably stops many people from posting. I changed it to Anonymous2 just so I could post here. The email address I entered is bogus. One can't have true anonymity if the email address that is entered is real.

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On a hunch I clicked CTRL-F5 in the hopes that a full purge of the page caches for this page in my Firefox browser would pull the updated page from your servers. It worked. Most people do not know how to do this. You need to adjust your software to show the comments people post immediately upon saving them. That is if you want more participation and support.

I totally agree...

...with Anonymous2.

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