The Internet's Value To The Average Person

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The Internet's Value To The Average Person

  1. 1. The Internet’s Value to The Average Person
  2. 2. All this info available at: • SLIDESHARE.NET/ JBRADLEYMURRAY.COM/SLIDESHOWS • STAC.BIZ • Contact me at Brad.Murray@STAC.BIZ
  3. 3. Pre-Industrial Revolution Muscle Power
  4. 4. Pre-Industrial Revolution Muscle Power
  5. 5. Post-Industrial Revolution Muscle Power
  6. 6. Internet Revolution: Brain Power
  7. 7. Sounds interesting but relevant to my life right now?
  8. 8. Maslow’s Human Needs Pyramid Simplified
  9. 9. Information is core to meeting our needs
  10. 10. Information is exchanged, processed and stored on the Internet
  11. 11. From Big Media to You Media
  12. 12. From Big Media to You Media
  13. 13. From Big Media to You Media
  14. 14. Internet Technologies Meeting Our Needs • Online presence • The new productivity paradigm • Beyond Googling to answer questions • Leisure time on steroids
  15. 15. Organizing It All • Tracking your data with ease • Internet security tips • Look ma no computer
  16. 16. Is this you on the Internet?
  17. 17. You don’t want this Text
  18. 18. Reasons to be Online • Businesses increasingly looking online • 2006 survey shows exec search firm Execunet looked online 77% of time • Easier to network • Easy to update and share personal info with many
  19. 19. Gist to Getting Online • Get domain name • Setup simple website • Who you are • What you do • Setup blog on that website • Setup social networking site
  20. 20. Create Your Web ID in 5 Mins
  21. 21. Online Presence Continuum
  22. 22. Not on Facebook? Take Notice • Web designer posted concert pics gets discovered by Rolling Stone • Joe Ford ran for congress using MySpace • 31 year old school teacher loses 30 pounds through Peertrainer.com
  23. 23. Why Care about Facebook? We’re familiar with networks
  24. 24. Why Care about Facebook? Here is a road network
  25. 25. Why Care about Facebook? A network of people
  26. 26. Why Care about Facebook? Tough to know who is in the network and the connections
  27. 27. Why Care about Facebook? An internet social network allows true potential of network
  28. 28. Just Think How They Can Help You
  29. 29. Social Network References • LinkedIN - Business • GoodReads and Librarything - Books • Flickr and Fotolog - Photos
  30. 30. Telling Your Story/Info with a Blog
  31. 31. Blog Defined • Websites organized by blog posts • No technical skills to enter posts • People can leave comments • Gives average person power of the media
  32. 32. Blog Sites • Wordpress • Google’s Blogger • Weebly • VOX
  33. 33. Cloud Computing • Remote computer processing and a lot of it • Only need a web browser • From email to spreadsheets and beyond
  34. 34. Clouds and Me • Cheaper computers • Use blackberry to run super duper financial model • Much less IT reliance
  35. 35. The New Productivity Paradigm • Gmail • Google Docs • Google Notebook • Wiki • Concierge Services
  36. 36. • Organize with tags and search • Use for many email accounts • Work with Outlook • Practically unlimited space • Access anywhere
  37. 37. Google Docs • Google Document • Google Spreadsheet • Google Presentation
  38. 38. Google Docs over MS Office • Collaboration • Online storage • Access from any machine • Quickly improving and gaining • Easier integration with the web
  39. 39. Google Notebook • Browse, clip and organize • Add comments • Organize with search and tags • Accessible from any computer
  40. 40. Planning a Conference with a Wiki Famous Wiki: Wikipedia • Create a wiki site • Wiki has three buttons: edit, save and link • Judy starts with lists of attendees • Inger edits and adds more attendess etc,
  41. 41. Concierge Services • Tim Ferriss, “4 Hour Work Week” • Typical activities • Data entry • Online research • Admin assistant and personal secretary • Asksunday.com
  42. 42. Beyond Googling to Answer Questions Go to the people to get answers • Wikipedia.com (Wiki encyclopedia) • Del.icio.us.com (Social bookmarking) • Technocrati.com (Blog search)
  43. 43. Leisure Time on Steroids • Apple TV ($230) • Antenna for best FREE High Def • Buy/rent other content • Store videos/pictures on one hard drive • Access everything from any room and any location
  44. 44. And Relax Some More • Video and radio shows Itunes/Podcasts • TV Shows on Hulu • Music • Pandora (You’ve got to try this!) • Last.FM • Travel • Tripadvisor • Kayak.com
  45. 45. Internet Technologies Organizng It All
  46. 46. To Much Data?
  47. 47. Tracking Your Data with Ease • Just set it and forget it with RSS reader • iGoogle • Netvibes • Super customized with Yahoo Pipes • Mashups
  48. 48. All In One Spot
  49. 49. Mash Wikipedia + Google Maps =Wikimapia
  50. 50. No Hassle Data Backups • Online backup is cheap and efficient • Mozy • Amazon S3 • Synchronize with external hard drives • Foldershare • Allway Sync
  51. 51. Web Security at Home • All about personal behavior • Most viruses come through email • Don’t open sites/files within emails • Surf the net under limited account • Use a router • Download files from trusted sites
  52. 52. Protecting My Stuff on The Net • Safer to bank at the branch or online? • Password strategies • Security tools • Roboform • Paypal security key
  53. 53. Look Ma No Computer • Cell phone services to keep linked • Jott • Twitter phone • Kindle • Amazon NowNow

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