Also, I would imagine that there would be more potential new Rev customers visiting the Revolution site than a potential new rev flyer becoming a kitelife subscribers to figure out what the Rev kite was. I don't have that data so again, I may be totally wrong here.
I guess this all eventually comes down to the business model. I respect JB's need to cover costs and the subscriber model provides a way of at least mitigating some of the cost of production and hosting. For Rev to underwrite new videos, there would also have to be some justification - if there was a known barrier to potential consumers due to the existing entry-level tutorials, then there may be some interest (but I'm not convinced it would make sense at the present time).
Personally I'm all in favour of the "community" determining the gaps and then seeking to fill them, avoiding duplication of effort as far as possible. Many members of this forum already offer help and tuition to new flyers and some will clearly be sufficiently motivated to create video tutorials encapsulating their teaching experiences as "a project" to benefit others. But I agree that the entry-level videos may be as relevant to pre-sales candidates as new Rev fliers, which (to me) doesn't sit so well in the "premium content" section of a website.
To pick up Kent's comment further: is there a case to ask Revolution to be more explicit about the web site and forum in the printed literature supplied with the Rev kites? They might wish to caveat references to 3rd part sites and moderated forums of course - but there is a wealth of (free) post-sales support which Internet-averse fliers may be completely unaware of. It was only a chance remark by another Rev flyer that directed me here after 2 years of ownership and I would not classify myself as Internet-averse in any respect!