The COVID-19 Data Dispatch’s monthly contributors help keep this publication free for all readers.
In the interest of transparency, here are our major costs (estimated):
|Betsy’s research & writing time||$960/month|
|WordPress site & domain||$340/year|
|Mailchimp (newsletter platform)||$33/month|
|Pico (payment platform)||$11/month|
|Social Warfare (WordPress plugin)||$29/year|
|Custom logo||$50 (one-time cost)|
In total, our monthly operational expenses come out to about $1,040 per month. Beyond platform and tech costs, funds from contributors are also used to compensate occasional guest writers.