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January 27, 2005



Head over to the Forum Blog and let them know what you think.

Uh...is there a particular post you had in mind, or are you just encouraging people to leap into the fray in general?


(Click the links above associated with their quotes to get to their individual blog posts.)

Thanks for the clarification. I generally follow the links that are connected to an action item!


PS - Maybe I just totally didn't see your parenthetical message before (hey, I always multitask and would be the first to admit missing what's right in front of me), but I swear it wasn't there before.

If I am not mistaken, I'd just like to note that it's a common, ethical thing that goes to blogging credibility that you indicate when a post has been changed, and you might consider acknowledging the person who might have brought something to your attention.

Same goes for direct links and calls to action. If you want people to go "tell somebody what they think" the more specific the better. Remember, this is an interactive forum with great psychic and physical distance between you and your audience. If things aren't clear, people won't do what you ask of them and might leave in frustration, perhaps never coming back.

In many respects, you have to understand a bit about e-commerce and e-learning to make the blog work as a medium. Gotta make it dynamic, engaging, and thus "sticky" so people come back. Also need to be clear what YOUR expectations are of the audience.

Just food for thought.

PPS - and if I did indeed not see your links and note before, then you might be inclined to ignore the ravings of a lunatic, but bear in mind that great insanity and great genius oft go hand-in-hand. Bottom-line: my terrible reading comprehension does not invalidate my "hypothetical" points.

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