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The Thanksgiving Day scenius at BloodhoundBlog

Teri Lussier and Eric Blackwell get up early in a time zone two hours earlier than mine. Cheryl Johnson lives an hour later than me, but I don’t think she ever sleeps. Anyway, this morning I woke up to Teri, Eric and Cheryl gnawing on a bunch of insanely great ideas by email.

That’s a scenius, y’all: Smart, focused people concentrating on well-understood problems, looking for innovative solutions.

I chipped in a little here and a little there, and then, just like that, we landed on a brand new way of thinking about community building with hyper-local weblogs.

My piece of the puzzle was new software, but what we’re doing is not a tool but a praxis, a working procedure. As a consequence, I’m not going to teach this until BloodhoundBlog Unchained in Phoenix. I’ll show you how to use your weblog to make better connections with other local — non-real estate — blogs, even as you both improve your SEO and maximize the SEO benefits of weblogging. This is killer stuff, literally the hammer-tap in just the right spot, a cornucopia of benefits for a minimal effort.

But: It involves theory, preparation and a certain amount of software hacking, so we’re going to do it when we can do it all together, side-by-side and step-by-step in Phoenix.

I know money is tight. Pinch your pennies and bring them to Phoenix. We’re going to make it worth your while…

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    1. J Boyer South Orange NJ November 27th, 2008 6:11 pm

      I think I have the idea that you are talking about and actually had been trying to think of how to connect like that as well.

    2. Cheryl Johnson November 28th, 2008 6:07 am

      Thank you, Greg. I really enjoyed the interaction. It made for a very delightful and memorable holiday. :-)

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    4. Greg Swann November 28th, 2008 8:24 am

      > I really enjoyed the interaction. It made for a very delightful and memorable holiday.

      Likewise. I particularly appreciate your indulgence of my Bloodhound-like obsessions.

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