“Opportunity knocked and they shot him.”

Sometimes, people, companies, websites, groups, etc. are given a great, great opportunity. Maybe it was some hard work and a lot of luck, but they are given a great opportunity. I was just talking about one such group with my friend Jared. I came up with a quote to describe what happened to this group. “Opportunity knocked and they shot him.” Or, if you prefer, “Opportunity knocked and they shot her.” Whichever. :) As of right now, there are no Google results for this exact phrase, so I thought I’d write a post as Jared felt it Tweet worthy.

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.

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