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Well, I feel I have done my bit to hunt down Pinochlers and contact the masses.
  • I have exhaustively google searched a wide array of Pinochle keywords.
  • I have combed through Google Groups and Yahoo Groups.  (by the way, Yahoo groups aren't moderated and are total filth -- don't bother)
  • I have scoured LinkedIn, YouTube, and StackOverflow for anyone that has ever whispered the word "pinochle".
  • I have visited blogs, software sites, and forums.
  • I have read nearly every association's and club's websites.
  • I have targeted players, hosts, bloggers, authors, software developers, and statisticians.
I have just sent the last of over 500 emails to everyone I could find, in hopes of bringing pinochle players together.
I do not plan to perform this exercise for a long, long time, if ever again (people don't like to be harassed).

If a Pinochle player doesn't know about Power Pinochle or can't find us, then they just aren't looking very hard.

Here is the short list of actions I didn't take, and don't plan to:
  • Sitting in online Pinochle lounges and typing "Come to http://www.powerpinochle.com".
  • Advertising on social media, specifically Facebook and Twitter as I don't personally use these services.  (Yes, we have a Facebook page!)
Now I will only ask that our members and guests consider helping me to spread the word and advertise our generous offerings to everyone they play with.  I will leave the "how you do that" up to each individual.

Many thanks to all our supporters!
We have seen increased visits to our facebook page recently so your efforts have not been in vain.