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Want to download a file from Scribd ? Upload one

It’s been quite a while since I used Scribd and it will be a while till I use it again. Why ? Because of this

In order to download “HEADSET BROS – SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY”, please upload at least 1 more of your documents first.

In order to download “HEADSET BROS – SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY”, please upload at least 1 more of your documents first.

Yes, this is what I ran into while downloading a document from Scribd. It’s pretty ingenius of Scribd guys to ask you to upload a file before downloding one. Since there are no visible checks on the file you upload, I am not sure how many junk files would have been uploaded on Scribd since they launched this fantastic modification in the download feature.

O Scribd, what were you thinking ?

Update: Scribd has made some changes to the feature that are covered in a post here

Twitter Trick Fail

Yesterday a friend of mine, whose not into Twitter at all forwarded this mail to me

— On Fri, 5/15/09, Great Offers and Discounts wrote:

From: Great Offers and Discounts
Subject: The Twitter Trick
To: xzy@yahoo.com
Date: Friday, May 15, 2009, 8:29 PM

If You Tweet, This Is For You

Yes TwitterTrick can work for you, and you’ll quickly discover that it’s easy if it’s all lined up for you,
and you have a quick action plan that s simple to follow…

But you don’t have to fear listbuilding anymore, because the new techniques, and the new social media have made it easy for us…

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Even if…

$ You’ve never built a list before

$ You don’t know what an autoresponder is…

$ You never heard of Twitter…

$ You’ve never sold anything online before…

$ You can just barely answer your email…

And you have nothing to fear, because you are covered by my “no hard feelings” guarantee, because I just wont have any unhappy customers, if you aren’t happy with this book, in 60 days time, and you didn’t grow your list, and you gave it an honest try, I will happily refund you your money, check it out right now…

Bundled with this offer, get

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If You Tweet, This Is For You

There is a lot more to know about it. CLICK HERE

Yes, that’s how(and why) bubbles are created. Twitter Trick’s website

So what do you think about the “Twitter Trick” ?