Last week at Penn State’s Web Conference, I was reminded once again of the value of Twitter. If you are following Mark Greenfield, you may be thinking this is another blog post about the #smsummit; it is not. (Sadly, I missed his session to present a workshop on screencasting.)
On the first day of this two-day conference, I attended a one-hour screencasting session similar to mine to find out what the audience would have already heard by the time they get to my session. I was actively tweeting notes and thoughts during this presentation, when the following tweet got some unexpected attention:
…which got this reply:
So I after a few rounds of tweets, I explained that I was in a session preparing for an upcoming presentation, and that’s when my interactions with TechSmith began to payoff for both of us:
Prizes?!? Oh yeah. Thanks to TechSmith and Twitter, one lucky winner from our session get SnagIt 9.1 and another one left with Camtasia Studio 6.0. Thanks to NikkiMK, & Twitter, TechSmith’s getting a whole lot of publicity for those prizes and a few tweets.