WELCOME TOTHE INTERNETPractical applications for the real worldApril Kyle | www.schipul.com | @thisisnotapril             ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/179279964   http://www.flickr.com/photos/63474264@N00/5275550519/     YOU OWN THE...
LET’S TALK...•   Stay connected•   Creation matters•   Be inspired                       http://www.flickr.com/photos/robe...
average user age getting older        and older on FB and LinkedIn        Email one of the best ways to stay        connec...
STAYCONNECTED
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rishibando/4660452869   http://www.flickr.com/photos/80031239@N00/515325878/        FACEBOOK ...
FACEBOOK MUST-HAVES              Photos:                                    Chat / Video :Learn how to use your camera pho...
KNOW THY PRIVACY                                  • What info have you added?                                  • Who can s...
I know we said we                                                   weren’t going to talk                                 ...
UPDATES MAKE LIFE EASY                Should be looking at                the LinkedIn Today                and activity f...
WHO KNOWS!?Recommendations great to earn favor          Get recommended:and it’s easier to ask for one down the           ...
http://www.google.com/logos/            http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi2557.htm                               WHY WE LOVE GO...
GMAIL IT!      Gmail      www.gmail.com      • Consolidate email addresses      • Respond from different accounts      • F...
COLLABORATE + ORGANIZEGoogle Docswww.google.com/documents• Share docs for planning• Organize into online folders• See who ...
KEEP IT IN A NUTSHELL      Nutshell Mail      www.nutshellmail.com      • Activity comes to you      • Consolidate it!    ...
CREATIONMATTERS
EMBRACE YOUR PHOTO NERD         Flickr as a way to grow your         skills OR just a way to easily         share kids pho...
LEARN HOW TO DO STUFF                        Places to learn how to                        create.                        ...
TUMBLR YOUR THOUGHTS        Tumblr        www.tumblr.com        • Super simple interface              Search by interest a...
BE INSPIRED
EMBRACE THE PRETTYwww.punchfork.com                    www.pinterest.com
TAKE ACTION, SUPPORT SOMETHINGhttp://bolder.is                   www.kickstarter.com
ORGANIZE IT ALLwww.diigo.com                www.delicious.com
WHERE DO YOU GO NOW?• Connect with a network that matters• Google those hobbies / clubs / schools• Be mindful of privacy s...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/179279964   http://www.flickr.com/photos/63474264@N00/5275550519/     YOU OWN THE...
April KyleEmail: akyle@schipul.comBlog: www.thisisnotapokerblog.comTwitter: www.twitter.com/thisisnotapril
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The Internet for Real People: Using the Web to Stay Connected, Informed and Inspired.

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As businesses and mainstream media embrace social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many people find themselves wondering how the Web can benefit them on a more personal level. Business fanpages and online press releases are fancy and fabulous, but what tools and trends should you be following to help streamline your online workflow and make personal connections grow?

This presentation was delivered to the Mountain View Rotary Club on August 23, 2011.

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  • The Internet for Real People: Using the Web to Stay Connected, Informed and Inspired.

    1. 1. WELCOME TOTHE INTERNETPractical applications for the real worldApril Kyle | www.schipul.com | @thisisnotapril http://www.flickr.com/photos/donsolo/3768623542
    2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/179279964 http://www.flickr.com/photos/63474264@N00/5275550519/ YOU OWN THE WEB! P.S. you are not a robot
    3. 3. LET’S TALK...• Stay connected• Creation matters• Be inspired http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertgalloway/4426629351
    4. 4. average user age getting older and older on FB and LinkedIn Email one of the best ways to stay connected and it’s on the go Can’t blame non-internet savvy on age or something b/c you have the toolsAverage network user age Facebook = 38 years old LinkedIn = 48 years old YouTube = 27 years old Twitter = 30+ years old
    5. 5. STAYCONNECTED
    6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rishibando/4660452869 http://www.flickr.com/photos/80031239@N00/515325878/ FACEBOOK FOR REAL PEOPLE
    7. 7. FACEBOOK MUST-HAVES Photos: Chat / Video :Learn how to use your camera phone! Short, sweet and done is all you need Birthdays: Private Groups:Say it on Facebook, check it off your list Family, business or friend space to share, (unless it’s your spouse / child, ahem) discuss and engage
    8. 8. KNOW THY PRIVACY • What info have you added? • Who can search for you? • What 3rd parties can access info?Be careful what you say - justb/c you think it’s a privategroup it may not beMention privacy settings perpostOverview on FB privacy settingsand how they’ve improved onsome but also can still besneaky with itLook at your settings
    9. 9. I know we said we weren’t going to talk about business - but LinkedIn has grown in to such a connecting toolhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jerryluk/470535105 http://www.flickr.com/photos/99zeros/474752493 LINKED IN FOR LIFE!
    10. 10. UPDATES MAKE LIFE EASY Should be looking at the LinkedIn Today and activity feeds to see what’s going on with your circles
    11. 11. WHO KNOWS!?Recommendations great to earn favor Get recommended:and it’s easier to ask for one down the Be available and responsive:road. Don’t ask without doing one yourself Respond within 7 days, no later3rd party validation means so much; espif you’re out of workforce and want tohave a consulting biz one dayCould mean you get invited to Board of Stay relevant and aware:Directors of your fav NPO You never know when you’ll be looking for aIt’s cool when people are really on top ofit and shows they’re engaged. LinkedIn side project or partner - LinkedIn makenot quite as time sensitive as FB orTwitter. passive connections easy.
    12. 12. http://www.google.com/logos/ http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi2557.htm WHY WE LOVE GOOGLE
    13. 13. GMAIL IT! Gmail www.gmail.com • Consolidate email addresses • Respond from different accounts • Fabulous labeling / ‘Important’ • Create ‘rules’ to stay sane • Okay, themes rock • Chatting is easy and fun
    14. 14. COLLABORATE + ORGANIZEGoogle Docswww.google.com/documents• Share docs for planning• Organize into online folders• See who is currently viewing• Leave comments Women - talk about weding planning or Thanksgiving planning• Skip Office $$$ Not just spreadsheets and word docs, can make org charts Labeling and folder system Make it View Only if you think the user is no the most internet-savvy See who is viewing and who was the last to update and when - did they really add their thoughts?
    15. 15. KEEP IT IN A NUTSHELL Nutshell Mail www.nutshellmail.com • Activity comes to you • Consolidate it! • Never forget a birthday • Company firewall? HAH!
    16. 16. CREATIONMATTERS
    17. 17. EMBRACE YOUR PHOTO NERD Flickr as a way to grow your skills OR just a way to easily share kids photos’ etc. Photoshop has free Express Editor online - free, fun Important of photos for PR and marketing. Always going to be www.pixlr.com better with nice photos. Talk CC and sharing. www.photoshop.com www.flickr.com
    18. 18. LEARN HOW TO DO STUFF Places to learn how to create. www.lynda.com Skillshare - sign up for or hold your own classes on anything you want towww.vimeo.com/videoschool Set your own prices, meet out in the world www.slideshare.net www.skillshare.com
    19. 19. TUMBLR YOUR THOUGHTS Tumblr www.tumblr.com • Super simple interface Search by interest and find • Fun sharing community ideas for your next project Keeps the connections going - • Search by interest shows how many others have shared or liked the content • No tech skills required
    20. 20. BE INSPIRED
    21. 21. EMBRACE THE PRETTYwww.punchfork.com www.pinterest.com
    22. 22. TAKE ACTION, SUPPORT SOMETHINGhttp://bolder.is www.kickstarter.com
    23. 23. ORGANIZE IT ALLwww.diigo.com www.delicious.com
    24. 24. WHERE DO YOU GO NOW?• Connect with a network that matters• Google those hobbies / clubs / schools• Be mindful of privacy settings, but accept the public nature of the Web• Have a blast, seriously! This is fun!!!
    25. 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/179279964 http://www.flickr.com/photos/63474264@N00/5275550519/ YOU OWN THE WEB! (never forget that)
    26. 26. April KyleEmail: akyle@schipul.comBlog: www.thisisnotapokerblog.comTwitter: www.twitter.com/thisisnotapril

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