Well said, Tom!
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> On Nov 18, 2015, at 6:43 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> OK, this is really damning. Thanks Steve.
> As a dues-paying ARSC member, I don't think non-members should be allowed to post on this list in the first place. And they (non-ARSC members) REALLY shouldn't be allowed to solicit business or seek enrichment from listmembers. I would make that a bootable offense if I controlled the list. Jay, create your own e-mail list of eligable buyers and advertise to them. Or, open your advertised price to all who receive your e-mails.
> -- Tom Fine
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve Ramm" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] promotion on ARSClist.
>> In a message dated 11/18/2015 8:14:26 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>> [log in to unmask] writes:
>> I have enjoyed the postings from Music Hunter for their musical content.
>> know they only sell to libraries.
>> Jim Long
>> Baroda, MI
>> According to ARSC statistics only 16 of the membership are "Institutions".
>> The rest are private collectors, sound engineers or archivists.
>> More than 40 % or more are not connected at all with an institution. Even
>> though you do not have to be an ARSC member to post on ARSClist. (but we
>> hope you are a member), it would seem to me that "restrictive" offers should
>> not be posted.
>> Jim,, I'm sure that Jay would be happy to add you to his sales list if you
>> contact him direct. And any institution who wants to should contact him
>> direct to.
>> I don't know Jay's reason for not offering his prices to ARSCList members -
>> It's not really the general public.
>> A quick look at the 2015 ARSC Member Directory shows that neither Jay, Nor
>> "Music Hunter" is listed as a member. Jay, why not join? And, also, why not
>> take an ad in the ARSC Newsletter. You'll reach the targeted audience and
>> MANY - are not on ARSClist
>> Steve Ramm
>> ARSC Treasurer