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Where oh where have your manners gone?!

The blog post below was originally written about a year ago but never published.  Why publish it now you ask?  This week I got more spam from this same company. It made me so angry that I dug up this post and I hope it gets wide distribution. Here’s why.

From 2008 sometime…….

The other day I got an email in my inbox. It said in part…. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Lynda Partner

July 16th, 2009 at 8:23 am

With 5 comments

Pushing the GO button

I’ve worked really really hard on my latest project – a crowd-sourced survey of Twitter users.  I’ve sweated over it and worked it and edited it and it’s ready to go. My plan is to use Twitter to get Twitter users to join in and share their insights about themselves. Then in the true spirit of social networking, I’ll share the results.Go_Button

The survey is done, and I find myself unable to push the GO button because I am afraid.  There, I said it.  I AM AFRAID.

I am afraid that nobody will complete the survey
I am afraid that nobody will retweet my posts
I am afraid that I’ll annoy my followers if I talk about it
I am afraid that my voice is so very tiny that nobody will even hear it, and that will hurt

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