We want to strike the right balance between increasing our PTSC-Online membership and controlling our expenses. Please read to see how this may affect your PTSC-Online membership.
First, let me say that if you have completed your PTSC-Online member profile, set your privacy settings so others can see your profile and contributed in any way to PTSC-Online by writing or commenting on an article, this message does not affect you.
PTSC-Online has paid for 300 memberships and with 283 we are getting close to our limit. We have two choices to meet our ongoing need to give memberships to folks who wish to join PTSC-Online. (1) We can pay for more memberships or (2) we can delete memberships which are not being used to make room for new members without any additional cost. We consider a membership is not being used when a member has not completed their profile, set their privacy settings to make it visible and has not made any contribution to our PTSC-Online community. A contribution can be commenting on any article or calendar entry or writing an article etc.
Our PTSC-Online community is made up of members and viewers who are not members and our viewers outnumber members approximately 12 to 1. Both can comment on articles but members have personal profiles, can create articles and can be granted access to password protected secure sections of PTSC-Online. Members can also recieve broadcast messages and have some other benefits.
We value all who access and use PTSC-Online whether or not you are a member, but in the interest of being responsible with our limited resources we believe the best way to make room for new members is to delete some of our non active members and we plan to delete approximately fifty during the month of July. We hope you will not take this personally, we hope that you will continue to visit PTSC-Online and you are welcome to reapply for your membership when you want to participate more actively in your PTSC-Online community.
If you have encountered any difficulties with setting up your profile or using PTSC-Online please contact me or participate in one of our on line training sessions or simply leave a comment on this article.