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25117Re: Creating the John Muir Trail Association

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  • brink_nathan
    Sep 2, 2012
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      I don't know about putting together an association or anything like that, but I've previously offered to build a legitimate website for the group.

      My offer still stands.

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Roleigh Martin <roleigh@...> wrote:
      >
      > We need to change the subject (title) for this thread.
      >
      > I have an interest but not in leading the effort as I don't have experience
      > in such.
      >
      > Here is the strongest plus I know for creating such an association --
      > google does not like to give links to a Yahoo Group for its prominent
      > results. This group has compiled more research files and links and
      > discussion on the JMT than all other web sites (if not combined), yet only
      > about 15% of the people I met on the JMT this year has heard of the group.
      > Yet if you type in "John Muir Trail" in Google, links to our sites are very
      > far down the list.
      >
      > If we created an association, we'd have more prominence if we moved our
      > material to a web site with good forum software, etc. Or maybe we could
      > keep the Yahoo Group as the forum for the association and have the files
      > and links on the Association web page.
      >
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      > Visit my Google Profile (lots of very interesting research
      > links)<https://profiles.google.com/104440166440169700478/about>
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      > On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 7:54 PM, charliepolecat <
      > kennethjessett@...> wrote:
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      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > If there is an interest in creating the John Muir Trail Association, we
      > > could form a steering committee to get moving with it.
      > >
      > > I don't live anywhere near it, but I'll put my name forward to help get it
      > > started.
      > >
      > > Ken.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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