Why Use Skype & Introducing Google+

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Why Use Skype & Introducing Google + (with a live demonstration) was presented via Skype at the Panhandle Library Access Network's "Integrating Social Media and Mobile Technologies to Help Enhance Library Services" workshop on July 13, 2011.

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Why Use Skype & Introducing Google+

  1. 1. ?<br />Why use <br />&<br />Introducing<br />
  2. 2. Why Use Skype?<br /><ul><li>We are using it now, so it works!
  3. 3. It is easy to use.
  4. 4. It is free -- mostly.
  5. 5. It is a great way to keep in touch with people.
  6. 6. You can screen share.
  7. 7. Google “7 things you should know aboutSkype”</li></li></ul><li>Remote Presentations<br />Image source: http://goo.gl/PvzZm<br />
  8. 8. CNN uses Skype!<br />Image source: http://goo.gl/Ufj1w<br />
  9. 9. Skype Interviews<br />Image source: http://goo.gl/J4oNg<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11. Mark<br />Diana<br />Cindy<br />
  12. 12. Talk to your friends within Facebook!<br />Mark<br />Diana<br />Chad<br />Sam<br />Jim<br />Steve<br />
  13. 13. What else can you do with Skype?<br />Special speakers <br />Virtual Reference<br />Distance Education<br />Troubleshooting<br />Share files, IM etc.<br />Book Discussions<br />Be creative!<br />
  14. 14.
  15. 15. Google + has … <br />Circles<br />Streams <br />Profiles<br />Photos<br />Hangouts<br />Huddle<br />Sparks<br />Mobile<br />+1 button<br />There will be a live demo soon!<br />
  16. 16. Image source: www.patrickbeja.com<br />
  17. 17. Infographic: http://goo.gl/bMp7l<br />
  18. 18. Source: http://goo.gl/NwvmZ<br />
  19. 19. Robert Scoble’s Google + Tips Summarized:<br />Create a manageable set of circles (e.g., Friends, Family, Tech Geeks, Co-workers)<br />Learn how to distribute content to circles. (PLAN Presentation Circle)<br />Create a “home circle" and add people you want to see everyday. Or create a “Noise” circle to help eliminate people who post a lot.<br />If a post is getting a lot of comments (resembling a discussion forum) then mute it.<br />Turn off e-mail notifications and use SMS or filter them in Gmail.<br />Update/clean your Google Profile (profiles.google.com) <br />A good list of Google Chrome extensions: http://pear.ly/fDvaa(e.g., Move2Picasa)<br />When re-sharing, think about who you are sharing with. Try to eliminate duplication. <br />Source: http://goo.gl/4Lbvt<br />
  20. 20. Newt even uses Hangout!<br />
  21. 21. Live Demonstration<br />
  22. 22. Contact Information<br />

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