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"I wonder why anyone should do this" - Because you're setting this up for a "technically illiterate" client?

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+1 - Nothing like being able to show a client who's got a billion dollar idea that his site can handle 10M users for $15/mo.

Just remember to explain all the caveats that are being discussed here. We're nothing without out integrity. Your client won't be listening to that point though, he'll only be excited he's going to be a billionaire for $15/mo.

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Well if they are going to be getting that amount of traffic either they have a very poor conversion rate/profit margin or they could just afford a proper dedicated server or two.

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Linode has always worked very well for me. You do have to have some basic Linux sysadmin skills, but they have good documentation that should get you on your way, awesome support and it's way cheaper than Heroku or Gondor. So my advice would be: Linode combined with EC2 for storage

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We need you in NL too! (desperately)

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I second this. Recurring credit card payments are virtually impossible in the EU at the moment, and the existing options (e.g. PayPal) suck or are too expensive.

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Netherlands +1

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Indeed, they've done so for some time now. I hoped it would be the default in the new MBP's... :-(

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Cool! I prefer Amsterdam or Utrecht.

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Thanks! I fixed the typo :)

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Haha that's pretty cool as well! Like an automated Twitter guessing game! :)

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You can actually turn that off. It's a preference on your account settings page, and you can override that per scheduled tweet... :)

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Interesting. So what does it say when you override it? "From web"? Isn't that hard to accomplish via API?

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It indeed says "From web", which is the standard if you don't provide a source parameter to the API. So it's not that hard :)

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Didn't know Sendible... looks like they've taken the concept to the max. Interesting! Thanks for the link

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Don't let the existence of sedible discourage you. They are too wide in focus, while you are smaller in focus and you have a better chance of getting more tweeter users than sendible.

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I agree. They have less than 9K registered users so far. I bet theres a whole lot of ppl who want to schedule thier tweats. Your strong point is that you do it only for twitter.

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