So I was checking my blog stats today and noticed a link from YouTube. Naturally I followed it and found a 20 year old pharmacy student, DRBUK who is clearly a passionate member of the Apple community, pontificating over my free eBook with just a webcam and microphone. Editing be damned.
I consider this another example of the power of social networking. I don't know Adrian (that's his name) and he doesn't know me. Yet a quick look at my website analytics and I found someone clearly as passionate about Apple marketing as I am. Networks like Ning let like minded people find each other, tools like Eloqua enable marketers to gauge the interests of prospects, and solutions like Dimdim enable real-time, rich media interactions.
I'd love to hear from you about interactions like this that would never have been possible just a few years ago. Sometimes you need to stop and take a breath to realize just how connected a world we now live in. In any event, this is a wonderful time to be a marketer.
BTW, I'll be giving a keynote speech on Apple's Social Media Secrets in Vilinius, Lithuania next week, June 4th as part of the Login '09 event.
P.S. Steve Jobs will make a surprise appearance at WWDC.
UPDATE: Just got a Google Blogsearch Report pointing to another multimedia file today. Enjoy.Web Conferencing Made Easy - Signup for Dimdim Web Conferencing for less than $20 per month!