I would like to wish all of you a happy
new year. I am also sorry to inform
you that I decided to suspend the
regular updates to MagicTimes as of today -- January 1,
that I do owe the 20,000+ loyal readers
an explanation. Although this was never
a moneymaking project (and it lived up
to that goal) the opportunity cost was
too high. During the six years of
operation (since December 1997) MagicTimes has been updated 2,093 times. It
took around five hours per day for an
unbelievable 10,465 hours, which
translates to more than 260 workweeks.
time of year is when most of us reflect
on our past accomplishments and future
goals. So the question that must be
asked is, is it worth continuing at this
pace? From your point of view the answer
would be yes but from mine unfortunately
it is no.
TV Magic Guide and
Live Magic Guide, which are just as
popular as MagicTimes, will continue to
run and be upgraded with
more features. We also just launched a
free E-mail Newsletter ("MyMagic Headline News") to keep you
up-to-date on what's happening in magic.
And best of all we will now have the
time to produce more outstanding magic
products and DVDs. The MagicTimes
database of news will remain on the web
for research purposes and will be
upgraded and updated.
Times will sporadically be updated with
news and features when events call for
it. There are several exciting things on
the horizon and we expect to cover them
in detail. Please sign-up for the free
"MyMagic Headline News" newsletter so we
can keep you informed when news breaks
and when the sites are updated.
sure that for a short while we will have
some withdrawal symptoms but pretty soon
someone is bound to pickup the slack.
always considered MagicTimes as a fan
site disguised as a news site and this
approach made it user friendly and fun
to do. I promise to reevaluate my
decision every six months and who knows
we could be back.
again for your loyalty and support,
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