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March 01, 2008

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Drew McLellan

KG,

I think this is an issue we'll all be wrestling with for some time to come, don't you?

I wonder if we are even more susceptible to this because of what we do for a living. I know I feel a pressure to stay current, so I can advise my clients.

Bravo for slamming the door. Did you consider tossing out some of the sites you're already a part of in your purging efforts?

Drew

KG

Hey Drew —

Yes, I think we will be wrestling with this for a long while, especially since much of it is work related.

My big dilemma is: How do we filter out the new soc nets coming up? I'm sure there will be some great, innovative stuff out there. I'll wait for the WOM and see what others think --- the outstanding ones generate buzz fast.

I'm letting go of my Jaiku and Pownce accounts. They both offer useful features and have substantial communities, but I get so much out of blogging and Twitter. Jaiku and Pownce don't offer anything different AND useful to me.

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