What i got from tweeting Evernote's CEO

Apr 22, 2014 | Comments

In 4 day’s time, i’ll be visiting California-US for the first time in my life. Being a startup guy myself, this is a big deal for me. I’m really excited to see what the biggest startup ecosystem in the world is like. I wanted to make this trip a really memorable one but i didn’t have enough contacts there. So i shamelessly cold-emailed some of my favourite tech companies in California asking for an impromptu visit to their offices/campus. Some of these companies accepted my request(thank you so much!). But 1 of which just blew me away. Here’s what happened.

I have always been a big fan of Evernote. After several failed attempts to link up with evernote staff through friend introductions, i resorted to cold-emailing its CEO, Phil Libin on linkedin…

Email Phil Libin

Ok i admit, its kinda cheesy. But hey, i wasn’t expecting a reply.

And so i didn’t. Then i tried to ping the CEO on twitter, and i got a reply! Well, not Phil Libin himself, but still a reply :)

Tweeting Phil Libin

Things are looking good! So i followed the instructions and the following conversations ensue:

evernote support 1 evernote support 2 evernote support 3

A few days later, this email from Evernote’s marketing manager came:

evernote email

How excited was i to read this? Let’s just say that my laptop keyboard now comes coffee-flavoured. Thank you Evernote, you’ve just made a fan very very happy :)

I’ll be giving a full recount of my visit to Evernote HQ sometime later. In the meantime, please leave in the comments below if you have a request for me on visiting Evernote :)

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