Jump to content
Wanderers Ways. Neil Thompson 1961-2021

The Name’s Bond


globaldiver

Recommended Posts

  • Moderators
1 hour ago, Traf said:

Come on, @Zico, let's hear your take on items 3 & 4

where to being

we;ve been here before

but ok, to address those points directly

website maintenance and devlopment - £5,509 or £458 per month

steep

1) it runs on a 3rd party platform which should be costing between $99 and $199 a year
https://www.joomlatools.com/pricing

2) it's hosted by these guys - I'd be surprised if they needed anything more than the business package at £28 a month
https://www.memset.com/services/cloud-vps/

dedicated servers are £100ish a month but I can see they are definitely on a shared server, so wil be one of those packges

between the two services above, that takes care of security and functionality, other than pressing a button like I do on here when this site needs upgrading, to kick off an upgrade process

3) GDPR

there is no cost assocated with GDPR

you put a privacy policy on your site, and that's it, they have one here:
https://www.bwfcst.co.uk/privacy-policy

they could if they choose to put a cookiebot on their site to help automate the accepting and blocking of cookies (like those banners you see when you visit a website, asking for your consent) - they cost around £10 month

but they don't have one

4) costs associted with website support - see point 1 & 2 - that should cover that

5) zoom costs £14 a month

 

they have to pay someone to keep on top of it, but it doesn't take much effort based on the volume of social media updates

they've done 4 blog posts this year

 

so IMO someone somewhere is taking the piss

they're either aware of this, and try to justify it with the above, where I imagine most people would accept that at face value

or they aren't, and someone is fleecing them, but that would suggest to me that they haven't shopped around for support / services and given the gig to the first person they spoke to, or that someone convinced them this is what it costs

Link to comment
Share on other sites

47 minutes ago, Zico said:

where to being

we;ve been here before

but ok, to address those points directly

website maintenance and devlopment - £5,509 or £458 per month

steep

1) it runs on a 3rd party platform which should be costing between $99 and $199 a year
https://www.joomlatools.com/pricing

2) it's hosted by these guys - I'd be surprised if they needed anything more than the business package at £28 a month
https://www.memset.com/services/cloud-vps/

dedicated servers are £100ish a month but I can see they are definitely on a shared server, so wil be one of those packges

between the two services above, that takes care of security and functionality, other than pressing a button like I do on here when this site needs upgrading, to kick off an upgrade process

3) GDPR

there is no cost assocated with GDPR

you put a privacy policy on your site, and that's it, they have one here:
https://www.bwfcst.co.uk/privacy-policy

they could if they choose to put a cookiebot on their site to help automate the accepting and blocking of cookies (like those banners you see when you visit a website, asking for your consent) - they cost around £10 month

but they don't have one

4) costs associted with website support - see point 1 & 2 - that should cover that

5) zoom costs £14 a month

 

they have to pay someone to keep on top of it, but it doesn't take much effort based on the volume of social media updates

they've done 4 blog posts this year

 

so IMO someone somewhere is taking the piss

they're either aware of this, and try to justify it with the above, where I imagine most people would accept that at face value

or they aren't, and someone is fleecing them, but that would suggest to me that they haven't shopped around for support / services and given the gig to the first person they spoke to, or that someone convinced them this is what it costs

No no no. They are in it for them good of fans and the club. Not screwing it. It just can’t happen with such an open and honest bunch

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Moderators
47 minutes ago, Not in Crawley said:

social media management is a full time gig - including creation of assets. I'd say that was pretty cheap

If we were talking about the official club SM management you would have a valid point 

Looking at their SM presence then 24k is a massive price to pay for retweeting 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 minute ago, Zico said:

If we were talking about the official club am management you would have a valid point 

Looking at their SM presence then 24k is a massive price to pay for retweeting 

Is it not across all platforms though and asset creation plus strategy?

I don't know - they seem across all platforms, assets and interviews are good. As I say, I think that's pretty cheap to get an agency to manage across their channels.

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Moderators
20 minutes ago, Not in Crawley said:

Is it not across all platforms though and asset creation plus strategy?

I don't know - they seem across all platforms, assets and interviews are good. As I say, I think that's pretty cheap to get an agency to manage across their channels.

 

I think you're getting the Supporters Trust and club mixed up  

We're talking about the ST

They don't do interviews 

They haven't done a video in over a year 

https://youtube.com/@BoltonWanderersSupportersTrust

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

I saw in Sharon’s note yesterday that there was just shy of 1,000 investors in the bond. Not a bad number given minimum of £500 per bond.

8.5% p/a is looking a good deal for the club. I wonder how much money they’d be paying out for a third party commercial loan with interest rates as they are.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, Jol_BWFC said:

I saw in Sharon’s note yesterday that there was just shy of 1,000 investors in the bond. Not a bad number given minimum of £500 per bond.

8.5% p/a is looking a good deal for the club. I wonder how much money they’d be paying out for a third party commercial loan with interest rates as they are.

Think WBA were used as a case reference and it was over 16% iirc correctly.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...
  • Site Supporter
5 minutes ago, L/H White said:

anything spent yet?

I wasn't at the first 2 home games, any of the improvements happened that were promised?

No. Supposed to be done in time for the Derby game on 2nd September.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.