Breaker Breaker - tools for communicating now and the future


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Email, Social Media, Texting, IM, Chats, how do I keep a handle on it all? This is an overview of a few free tools that are available to help you keep on top of everything.

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Breaker Breaker - tools for communicating now and the future

  1. 1. Communication of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
  2. 2. <ul><li>People are nosey </li></ul><ul><li>People are social </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media is not new….my first remembrance of social media is with the CB Radio </li></ul><ul><li>CB Radios( Ham) radios are still around. Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People want to find out answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People are intrigued with what others are doing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People like to talk to other people that are far away </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Rotary Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Touch-tone </li></ul><ul><li>Cordless Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Receptionist – multi line phone system </li></ul><ul><li>Message books </li></ul><ul><li>Pager </li></ul><ul><li>Car-phone and a Pager </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Phone </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Trucker 1: Breaker Breaker – I’m at the chicken coup just before hitting the Big D. Anything I should know out there? Come Back </li></ul><ul><li>Trucker 2: Don’t pass the double nickel . There is a bear in the air and a green stamp collector up ahead. </li></ul><ul><li>Trucker 1: Thanks Good Buddy. I don’t need a Christmas card today. I’ll Catch you on the flip side. I’m gone. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Trucker 1: I need to break in your conversation for a moment. I am at the weigh station just outside Dallas. Are there any wrecks or radar out there I should know about. </li></ul><ul><li>Trucker 2: Whatever you do, do not go over 55 mph. There is a helicopter in the air and radar set up ahead of you. </li></ul><ul><li>Trucker 1: Thanks. The last think I need is a speeding ticket. I’ll talk to you on my return trip. Thanks and we will talk later. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>As business has evolved, email became essential to the company and the business for quick communication </li></ul><ul><li>How much time do you currently spend in email? </li></ul><ul><li>How many email accounts do you have? </li></ul><ul><li>If your email goes down can you still do business ? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>How many of you have moved into the world of texting? </li></ul><ul><li>Texting is great because it goes with our busy life style. </li></ul><ul><li>It is faster than email. </li></ul><ul><li>We do not have to listen to the stuff we are not interested in. </li></ul><ul><li>Why does the younger generation even have an email account? </li></ul><ul><li>PANIC – left phone at home – No email _ no Text – No Twittering!!! OH NO!! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>?4U question for you </li></ul><ul><li>OTTOMH off the top of my head </li></ul><ul><li>PTMM please tell me more </li></ul><ul><li>MTF more to follow </li></ul><ul><li>UT you there? </li></ul><ul><li>ATEOTD at the end of the day </li></ul><ul><li>AFC away from computer </li></ul><ul><li>14AA41 one for all and all for one </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>IM - Instant Message from computer </li></ul><ul><li>Texting – from phone </li></ul><ul><li>Video chat </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>File sharing </li></ul><ul><li>How are we gonna keep up? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Digsby - Managing all your IM, email, and social network accounts has never been easier! </li></ul><ul><li>Trillian – Managing all your IM, email, and social network accounts has never been easier! </li></ul><ul><li>Yammer - In the office Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Xobni – Plug-in for Outlook to help you get connected and files organized </li></ul>
  11. 13. Manage all your email accounts right from Digsby           
  12. 17. Multitask with popups that you can reply from
  13. 18. Combined duplicate contacts on your buddy list into 'merged contacts'
  14. 19. Log Manager makes finding old conversations easy
  15. 22.                                              Can customize look with colors and skins Group Chat Option Browse yahoo chat rooms Mass Messenger History
  16. 23. More About Trillian Good News Plug In for RSS My Bookmarks Trilly Tunes to play music. Spell Checker Widget Profile Avatar chooser – can crop photo within this plug-in Widget Gallery Web Services Gallery
  17. 24. <ul><li>Yammer is a twitter network that is only viewable by the people within your company. </li></ul><ul><li>You use Yammer just like Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Profile Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Org Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Group Directory </li></ul><ul><li>File Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Image Attachments </li></ul>
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  19. 35. Xobni Drowning in Email? Get Xobni, the Outlook plugin that makes searching your inbox and finding information about your contacts fast and easy.
  20. 38. <ul><li>Start now getting set up with tools to help manage your life more easily. </li></ul><ul><li>Start now getting yourself set up to do Voice chat. </li></ul><ul><li>Start now getting yourself ready for Video Chat </li></ul><ul><li>There is a good chance that your next resume will be a Video </li></ul><ul><li>There is a good chance your next interview will be a Video Chat </li></ul>
  21. 39. Communication of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow