The Internet & APO:
So Much More Than a
   Series of Tubes
        Ernie Hsiung
     December 29th, 2008
Who am I?
Minneapolis, 1998




Photo credit: Ray Warriner
Iota Phi Chapter (UC Davis), circa 1999
But first, a straw poll
What we’re covering
What to think about while creating an APO site on the Internet
Tools
Q&A
What we’re NOT
   covering
In the best interests of people attending...
HTML
Other Internet Related
     APO Workshops
Virtual Risk Management (12/29 10:30am, Back Bay D)
    APO “Facebook” (12/30 10...
“Social Media”
Your chapter webpage
Your APO Related
              webpage
Pledge class pages                 Sites related
                                  ...
Gamma Theta Chapter (University of Colorado at Boulder), Merit Badge U Web Page
forums                podcasts
wikis                blogs



   Your APO Related
       webpage
                          ...
Why do you have a
    website?
Who are you building
 this Website for?
Why do you have a
    website?
To have a distinct online identity
                           Flickr photo credit: Aesum
To have a digital record of events
Who are you building
 this Website for?
Actives
Pledges




Gamma Beta Chapter (San Jose State) - Flickr photo credit: jeffrey95112
Alumni




         Alpha Beta Chapter (Penn State) - Flickr photo credit: nooccar
Community Members




 Flickr photo credit: StarrGazr
Communicate
information to people
  within the chapter
Communicate
information to people
  outside the chapter
Forums



  Rho Pi Chapter (UC San Diego) - http://forum.aporhopi.org
Iota Phi Chapter Wiki (UC Davis)
Social Media Tools for
       External
  Communication
Blogs
Episilon Gamma Chapter (Alfred U) - http://apoeg.wordpress.com/
Social Media Tools for
       Internal
  Communication
Social Networks
http://www.ning.com
http://alphaphiomega.ning.com/
Section 1 (Southern California) - http://aposectionone.ning.com/
http://www.wetpaint.com
Photo Sharing



     Beta Zeta Chapter (U of Georgia) - http://betazeta.wetpaint.com
Photo Sharing
Mu Zeta Chapter (SF State) - http://flickr.com/photos/muzeta/
Microblogging
Mu Chi Chapter (Indiana U of Pennsylvania) - http://www.twitter.com/apomx
Elizabeth City State University - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHanzRSt32E
Gamma Gamma Chapter (UC Berkeley) - http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=963567
Alpha Phi Omega Networking - http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=71086
Challenges
OMG I’M ON THE
  INTERNET



            Flickr photo credit: myguerrilla
Virtual Risk
  Management
Presented by Sol Roberts-Lieb
 (12/29 10:30am, Back Bay D)
Websites last forever
   (Or at least a very long time)
Handing Over the Keys




Flickr photo credit: artfulblogger
Appointing a Chair




Flickr photo credit: tommy_forbes
In Conclusion
Know who you’re
        making a website for
  Potential pledges, people from your school and service
 organizations may b...
Any Questions?
The Internet & APO: So Much More Than a Series of Tubes
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The Internet & APO: So Much More Than a Series of Tubes

  1. 1. The Internet & APO: So Much More Than a Series of Tubes Ernie Hsiung December 29th, 2008
  2. 2. Who am I?
  3. 3. Minneapolis, 1998 Photo credit: Ray Warriner
  4. 4. Iota Phi Chapter (UC Davis), circa 1999
  5. 5. But first, a straw poll
  6. 6. What we’re covering
  7. 7. What to think about while creating an APO site on the Internet
  8. 8. Tools
  9. 9. Q&A
  10. 10. What we’re NOT covering
  11. 11. In the best interests of people attending...
  12. 12. HTML
  13. 13. Other Internet Related APO Workshops Virtual Risk Management (12/29 10:30am, Back Bay D) APO “Facebook” (12/30 10:30am, Back Bay B)
  14. 14. “Social Media”
  15. 15. Your chapter webpage
  16. 16. Your APO Related webpage Pledge class pages Sites related to service Chapter home pages projects
  17. 17. Gamma Theta Chapter (University of Colorado at Boulder), Merit Badge U Web Page
  18. 18. forums podcasts wikis blogs Your APO Related webpage videos pictures social networks
  19. 19. Why do you have a website?
  20. 20. Who are you building this Website for?
  21. 21. Why do you have a website?
  22. 22. To have a distinct online identity Flickr photo credit: Aesum
  23. 23. To have a digital record of events
  24. 24. Who are you building this Website for?
  25. 25. Actives
  26. 26. Pledges Gamma Beta Chapter (San Jose State) - Flickr photo credit: jeffrey95112
  27. 27. Alumni Alpha Beta Chapter (Penn State) - Flickr photo credit: nooccar
  28. 28. Community Members Flickr photo credit: StarrGazr
  29. 29. Communicate information to people within the chapter
  30. 30. Communicate information to people outside the chapter
  31. 31. Forums Rho Pi Chapter (UC San Diego) - http://forum.aporhopi.org
  32. 32. Iota Phi Chapter Wiki (UC Davis)
  33. 33. Social Media Tools for External Communication
  34. 34. Blogs
  35. 35. Episilon Gamma Chapter (Alfred U) - http://apoeg.wordpress.com/
  36. 36. Social Media Tools for Internal Communication
  37. 37. Social Networks
  38. 38. http://www.ning.com
  39. 39. http://alphaphiomega.ning.com/
  40. 40. Section 1 (Southern California) - http://aposectionone.ning.com/
  41. 41. http://www.wetpaint.com
  42. 42. Photo Sharing Beta Zeta Chapter (U of Georgia) - http://betazeta.wetpaint.com
  43. 43. Photo Sharing
  44. 44. Mu Zeta Chapter (SF State) - http://flickr.com/photos/muzeta/
  45. 45. Microblogging
  46. 46. Mu Chi Chapter (Indiana U of Pennsylvania) - http://www.twitter.com/apomx
  47. 47. Elizabeth City State University - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHanzRSt32E
  48. 48. Gamma Gamma Chapter (UC Berkeley) - http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=963567
  49. 49. Alpha Phi Omega Networking - http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=71086
  50. 50. Challenges
  51. 51. OMG I’M ON THE INTERNET Flickr photo credit: myguerrilla
  52. 52. Virtual Risk Management Presented by Sol Roberts-Lieb (12/29 10:30am, Back Bay D)
  53. 53. Websites last forever (Or at least a very long time)
  54. 54. Handing Over the Keys Flickr photo credit: artfulblogger
  55. 55. Appointing a Chair Flickr photo credit: tommy_forbes
  56. 56. In Conclusion
  57. 57. Know who you’re making a website for Potential pledges, people from your school and service organizations may be checking your site out. Make sure you provide them the information that they’re searching for. And you have the tools to make it happen, even if you don’t have a lot of technical expertise.
  58. 58. Any Questions?

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