Alex Zorach is creating RateTea
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patron

$4
per month
I am the founder and editor of RateTea, a social review site for tea drinkers that is also a massive educational resource and tea reference. I do diverse work on the site, including:

  • Programming and server administration, adding features while keeping the site easy to use and fast and responsive.
  • Maintaining the site's extensive database of teas, which is classified by brand, style, and region. This involves adding new teas and brands, marking teas as retired, fixing links when companies redesign their website, tracking when companies rename their teas, and checking to see that user-added teas are properly classified.
  • Researching and writing educational articles. We strive to have the most accurate tea-related articles on the web, incorporating newer research and breaking down widespread myths.
  • Screening reviews, keeping out fake reviews and spam (we have always had a problem with companies creating fake accounts to review their own teas)
  • Maintaining the site's social media presence, including our TumblrTwitter, and our less-frequently-used Facebook.

Your donations help support my ongoing work on the site, and help lessen our reliance on advertising revenue.  All contributors will be credited on the site's about page, and if you pledge at least $5 monthly, if you are a registered user of the site, your account will be marked for ad-free use of the site when you are logged on.

I also love getting feature requests and article requests!  If there is something you can't currently figure out how to do on the site, or a new feature you'd like us to add, let me know.  Some things are easier to program than others, but I'm glad to implement easy requests as well as requests from larger donors.

In order to remain independent from tea companies I do not accept donations from tea companies or their owners or employees. If you work for a tea company and wish to show support for RateTea, please consider linking to our site from your website.
Tiers
Credit on RateTea's About Page
$1 or more per month
We will credit you on the RateTea About Page, if you want to be credited.
Ad-Free Site Usage
$5 or more per month
Your account will be specially marked so that RateTea will be advertisement-free for you while you are logged on.
Goals
$4 of $20 per month
I will post a special thank-you to the RateTea Tumblr and Facebook accounts, thanking the patrons who got us to this goal.
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I am the founder and editor of RateTea, a social review site for tea drinkers that is also a massive educational resource and tea reference. I do diverse work on the site, including:

  • Programming and server administration, adding features while keeping the site easy to use and fast and responsive.
  • Maintaining the site's extensive database of teas, which is classified by brand, style, and region. This involves adding new teas and brands, marking teas as retired, fixing links when companies redesign their website, tracking when companies rename their teas, and checking to see that user-added teas are properly classified.
  • Researching and writing educational articles. We strive to have the most accurate tea-related articles on the web, incorporating newer research and breaking down widespread myths.
  • Screening reviews, keeping out fake reviews and spam (we have always had a problem with companies creating fake accounts to review their own teas)
  • Maintaining the site's social media presence, including our TumblrTwitter, and our less-frequently-used Facebook.

Your donations help support my ongoing work on the site, and help lessen our reliance on advertising revenue.  All contributors will be credited on the site's about page, and if you pledge at least $5 monthly, if you are a registered user of the site, your account will be marked for ad-free use of the site when you are logged on.

I also love getting feature requests and article requests!  If there is something you can't currently figure out how to do on the site, or a new feature you'd like us to add, let me know.  Some things are easier to program than others, but I'm glad to implement easy requests as well as requests from larger donors.

In order to remain independent from tea companies I do not accept donations from tea companies or their owners or employees. If you work for a tea company and wish to show support for RateTea, please consider linking to our site from your website.

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Tiers
Credit on RateTea's About Page
$1 or more per month
We will credit you on the RateTea About Page, if you want to be credited.
Ad-Free Site Usage
$5 or more per month
Your account will be specially marked so that RateTea will be advertisement-free for you while you are logged on.