So I clicked on the link to read some documents from the American Red Cross, and was asked to set up an ID for Sribd. Wanting to read the ARC documents, I signed up. I suppose this is good marketing, and I bought into the privacy options. Hah! I now have a few dozen email notices that many of you signed up to follow me.
Here’s my question: what’s the advantage of Scribd over a Blog or Google docs? There seems to me to be a fair amount of redundancy here. Why would you want to follow docs I post on a web site, rather than read my Blog (http://eghapp.blogspot.com –yes, a shameless plug)? After all, Blogs are better suited to monologues and dialogs IMHO. And I can always link-in a file posted to my web site.
I’d be grateful if you those of you far more tuned into web sharing than I am could enlighten me. What am I missing here? Oh, and to cover the bases, I’m posting this rant in my Blog. Let’s see where the traffic (and opinions) go.
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