Frequently Asked Questions
You've got questions? We have answers! Check for frequently asked questions here, to learn more about our site, solve printing issues, or learn about our copyright and republication policies.
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FAQ: About This Site
Have a question about how our site works? Get in touch with site owner Cynthia or Webmaster Ryan here.
While Organized Christmas offers a full range of free printable planner pages, this site does not offer online planning tools or downloadable planner formats.
Two reasons: time and money. This free site is operated by one person and run on a financial shoestring.
To offer online planning tools--and permit thousands of users to create accounts, log on frequently and store data--we'd need extensive server resources, hired tech help, and warm bodies on the payroll to handle customer service. To do so, the site would have to move to a subscription model, charging access fees in the range of $15 to $25 per month.
Similarly, offering mobile apps is way beyond our site's capacity. I'm a writer, not an app developer! To offer these products, we'd have to hire tech help to create them, solve issues of different file formats and operating systems, set up customer support options, and buy more server capacity.
At the end of the day, I'd rather keep things free ... and simple.
Not yet. We're so busy keeping up with this site--and there are only two part-timers back here--that starting a Facebook page is way down the list.
But we're looking into it!
While we don't offer e-mail services (been there, done that, had my hair turn white!), there are several ways to follow the Countdown.
Alternately, you can sign up for Google's Feedburner service. They'll send our RSS feed to your email:
The Organized Christmas message boards closed in January, 2008, due to the retirement of our site owner.
Not to worry: content areas, including articles, stories and printable Christmas holiday organizers and forms, are still online and available to help you get organized for the holiday season.
Use the menu bar above to browse our site, or check out these successor forums opened by OC members:
FAQ: Copyright and Republication
Need to know the guidelines for republishing our articles or using our free printables? Get answers to questions about copyright and republication here.
Our copyrighted materials are offered for personal use only, and may not be sold--but we're happy to grant republication permission to non-profit or church groups for use in classes, programs or functions.
Use our contact form to request a republication permission. Web site elves will get right back to you!
Short answer: links are okay, but copying is not!
We're tickled that you love our content, but have to ask you not to republish it elsewhere on the Web. All of our articles, planner page and free printables are copyrighted, and may not be republished on blogs or social networking sites.
We love it when you link to us! Short teaser excerpts of 250 words or less, together with a link back to our site, are always welcome.
FAQ: Media Contacts
Journalists and media representatives, learn how to contact Christmas organizing expert Cynthia Ewer for media interviews.
As a working writer, I do not accept uncompensated writing assignments.
And while I wish other bloggers well, running this site network doesn't leave time for me take part in blog content exchanges.
FAQ: Advertising and Promotion
Interested in advertising on our site? Need to know our policies about selling text links or joining affiliate programs? Get answers here.
OrganizedChristmas.com does not sell advertising directly, sell text links, or participate in affiliate programs.
To advertise on our site, we suggest Google Adwords' site-specific program. It's the easiest way to bring your product or site to the attention of our readers.
All advertising on our site is sold through ad networks or the Google Adwords programs.
Our site does not sell advertising directly, join affiliate programs, or publish free marketing promotions.
Advertisers with more modest budgets can place ads on this site through the Google AdWords program. Through AdWords, advertisers can buy text links or image ads on our site by specifying a site-targeted campaign naming our site.
Advertisers with larger budgets are welcome to contact our ad networks for information about ad buys on this site.
FAQ: Printing Issues
Having trouble with printable forms from this site? Bring your questions here ... and check to see if your issue has been addressed.
There's no "one file" available to download all of these pages at once.
There are tech reasons that make it difficult. It would be a VERY large download, and since I don't have anybody to help with tech support, I wouldn't be able to offer help for people who had trouble copying it.
I'm sorry, Visitor--but our little two-person operation is maxxed out in terms of space, energy and bandwidth.
I don't see us being able to offer different page sizes for our forms at this time. We can't be everything to everybody--but should adequate funds and free time come along in the future, I'll look into it!
Most of the time, when your browser pops up a "print" window, that window has an option to print multiple copies of the page. That would save you some steps.
As for downloading all the forms in one file, we don't offer an option to download all of these pages at once. It would be a VERY large download, and since I don't have anybody to help with tech support, I wouldn't be able to offer help for people who had trouble copying it.
Just one of those "get what you pay for" deals. As a free site run by one person, it's not possible to provide this kind of help.
Click on the poem, underneath will be a link to a printable page, click in the green box- it opens it up full size! Then you can print.
The reason for this is, the image on the page is just a thumbnail, and is not intended for full page printing. Opening the .pdf file at the bottom of the page will give you a full-sized image that is optimized for printing.