To bring together professionals in Colorado who are already in LinkedIn
Prime the group: Invite members from my own network to join the group.
BoulderNet Blog: Stories about businesses, organizations, events and jobs in and around Boulder
Squidoo Lens: A portal for bringing together news, books and RSS feeds. Another purpose is to create link to LinkedIn group page.
Links in other blogs: Participate in conversations in other blogs and post link to BoulderNet blog for click-thrus
Membership: 370+ members in 1 year. But growth rate is mostly attributable to LinkedIn adding support for group search
First two pages of Google Search: Search for "Boulder Network" and "Boulder Networking" in google gives links to the Blog,Squidoo Lens or the LinkedIn group page in the first or second page