Category Archives: Slopers

Slope Plus Price Hike

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Since the final month of the year is upon us, I wanted to make an announcement that, once again, I’ll be raising the price of the Slope Plus membership by 25%.

As I’ve told my existing subscribers, this change will not affect them, and I wanted everyone to know that you can still lock in (forever) the current price of $39.95 per month by subscribing before the year is over.

The reason I’ve raised the price is simple: I’m still charging way too little compared to the competition, which typically has a monthly fee ranging from $69 to $399. Slope Plus has always been underpriced, and will remain so even after this increase, but I need to be fair to myself.

As I’ve said in the past, I save all my best and most actionable ideas for my Slope Plus posts, and you will instantly be emailed whenever a Plus post is published. I won’t be mentioning this price increase again, but I wanted to urge you to subscribe now. Thank you.


Tell Me More!

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On rare occasions, I reach out to Slopers and ask them for any ideas for improvements they’d like to see on the site. I love you folks dearly, but honestly, these solicitations rarely yield a single good idea. However, by chance, I saw this remark today……..


In addition, last night I read pipesticks talking about flitting off to some chat room or another, which send a chill through me. I want you folks to stay here! So I’d like you to tell me in the comments section below what you’d like to see on the site to improve your experience here, as well as a fleshing-out of zstock’s idea above. Thanks.

Almost Unheard-Of Slope Plus Offer

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There was a time that I would offer Slope Plus promotional coupons quite frequently – – just about monthly, at one point. I stopped, however, because I didn’t want people to get accustomed to me giving a free month for a service that takes a lot of time and effort (and, frankly, is really under-priced).

It’s been fifteen months, however, since i’ve made any kind of offer, so I thought i’d brush off the old coupon system and make an offer to any of you interested in trying out Slope Plus for free. You can read about the features of Slope Plus by clicking this link, and click here to start your free subscription.

On the subscription page, enter the code summer2016 in the coupon box, as shown here:


This coupon will be usable until September 21, the last day of summer. That’s all there is to it. I hope you’ll read about the features and give it a try, since this free-for-a-month offer comes along very infrequently. Thanks!

Post Eighteen Thousand

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No, I’m not talking about the Dow. This is, in fact, the eighteen thousandth post on the WordPress platform for Slope of Hope. Incredibly, that doesn’t count the platforms Slope was on before. But Slope began its life on WordPress (having been in existence almost three years already) on February 27, 2008. And, boy, we didn’t know what was coming later that year, did we, boys and girls?

Would that the market were behaving in such a way as to inspire an easy, content-rich post analyzing its behavior. Sadly, this is not the case. It’s a testament to the Slope community that, in the face of that red-hot poker stick you see drawn below, we still have a thriving, dynamic blog on what is ostensibly (thanks to your insane host) a bearish blog. Can you possibly imagine this place during a downturn? (more…)