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This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.

Saturday, December 14, 2002

In Case You Didn't Notice -- This Focused Performance blog has two features that I'd like to remind readers about -- one of which is being taken advantage of by a surprising number of people. If you look in the right-hand column of this page, you'll see a small form to enter your email address for a "subscription" to the blog -- daily (at least on the days that I add postings) emails to subscribers that contain the posts. My ego would like to thank the growing number of people who think my stuff is worth finding in your inbox, and I invite others to do so as well.

The other feature, while it does hurt page loading time a bit, is one that I wish more readers used. At the end of each posting is a little link about "comments." It was my hope that some of my posts and commentary might engender a dialogue with readers. But alas, not too many of you are rising to my bits of bait. I'll watch to see if this changes. If not, to enhance performance of the page, the commenting feature may be eliminated.

While I've drawn your attention to the commenting possibilities, why not try it now on this message, with any general comments on the topics I've raised in the blog, or with ideas on sites or topics you might want to see linked in the future.

I look forward to hearing from you. -- Frank Patrick

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