How the Internet can make your life easier<br />Ewing Branch LibraryComputer Training<br />ewingtrain@yahoo.com<br />
Internet is a personal matter<br />Defined by how you use it.<br />Boomers just as enthusiastic about the benefits of e-ma...
218 million Americans online<br />Research products<br />Hobbies<br />Medical conditions<br />Driving directions<br />News...
Family and personal history<br />MCL.org Ancestry, Heritage Quest database<br />Legacy.com-obituaries, guest books<br />Cl...
PHOTOS<br />Flickr.com<br />Kodakgallery.com<br />Snapfish.com<br />
Free MOVIES/TV<br />Hulu.com<br />Youtube.com<br />Mymoviefest?  Vimeo?<br />Fox.com<br />Abc.com <br />
BANKING<br />Households handling money on web doubled<br />INGDirect<br />Online bank with higher interest rates<br />E-tr...
MAPS<br />Maps.google.com<br />Mapquest.com<br />Yahoo! Maps<br />Google Maps: Street View<br />		“Empire State Building, ...
SHOPPING<br />Zappos.com<br />Mysimon.com, shopzilla.com, pricegrabber.com<br />amazon<br />Etsy.com<br />
REAL ESTATE<br />Zillow.com<br />Estimate your home’s value<br />Trulia.com- chat with locals<br />FSBO.com- sell by yours...
HEALTH<br />Medlineplus.gov<br />Health.NIH.gov<br />Mayoclinic.com<br />WebMD.com-articles, tests, <br />	tools, <br />
Evaluation form<br />Handouts<br />Thank you for your time!<br />
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How the Internet can make your life easier

  1. 1. How the Internet can make your life easier<br />Ewing Branch LibraryComputer Training<br />ewingtrain@yahoo.com<br />
  2. 2. Internet is a personal matter<br />Defined by how you use it.<br />Boomers just as enthusiastic about the benefits of e-mail and the web.<br />“There are still some holdouts who think their lives are just fine without the Internet. That will get harder and harder to continue to do.” – Jeffrey Cole, Center for the Digital Future<br />
  3. 3. 218 million Americans online<br />Research products<br />Hobbies<br />Medical conditions<br />Driving directions<br />News<br />18-24: nightlife, comics, wrestling<br />55plus: horseracing, golf, stocks, travel, virtual pharmacies<br />
  4. 4. Family and personal history<br />MCL.org Ancestry, Heritage Quest database<br />Legacy.com-obituaries, guest books<br />Classmates.com<br />Facebook.com<br />Aarp.org/onlinecommunity<br />stumbleupon<br />
  5. 5. PHOTOS<br />Flickr.com<br />Kodakgallery.com<br />Snapfish.com<br />
  6. 6. Free MOVIES/TV<br />Hulu.com<br />Youtube.com<br />Mymoviefest? Vimeo?<br />Fox.com<br />Abc.com <br />
  7. 7. BANKING<br />Households handling money on web doubled<br />INGDirect<br />Online bank with higher interest rates<br />E-trade.com<br />Everbank.com<br />Traditional banks- online services free (bill pay)<br />
  8. 8. MAPS<br />Maps.google.com<br />Mapquest.com<br />Yahoo! Maps<br />Google Maps: Street View<br /> “Empire State Building, NY”<br />
  9. 9. SHOPPING<br />Zappos.com<br />Mysimon.com, shopzilla.com, pricegrabber.com<br />amazon<br />Etsy.com<br />
  10. 10. REAL ESTATE<br />Zillow.com<br />Estimate your home’s value<br />Trulia.com- chat with locals<br />FSBO.com- sell by yourself<br />Realtor.com<br />
  11. 11. HEALTH<br />Medlineplus.gov<br />Health.NIH.gov<br />Mayoclinic.com<br />WebMD.com-articles, tests, <br /> tools, <br />
  12. 12. Evaluation form<br />Handouts<br />Thank you for your time!<br />

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