Career Building Blogs RSS Google Reader Wikis Professional Development
Blogs (Creating Them)
Wordpress Hosted & Self-Hosted Wordpress.com vs. Wordpress.org Com = ads, Org = know-how Industry standard Easy www.wordpress.com – create a blog today! Or a wiki at Wetpaint or PB Wiki
Widgets & Badges
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/badges/ (or widgets…) Choose a badge Edit if necessary (space, information, etc.) Copy the text Paste into your site (blog, wiki, whatever) Profit!
FriendFeed Click Tools & Widgets at the bottom of the page http://friendfeed.com/about/tools Choices!! Embeddable widgets Badge/Widget Customize Grab HTML Profit!!
Flickr http://www.flickr.com/badge.gne HTML or Flash HTML = works anywhere, doesn’t move Flash = moves, is dynamic, may not work on some pages Limit by tag, set or collection Slideshow? Find the slideshow you want (by tag, the whole thing…)
Flickr Slideshow Open it Click “share” (at top right) Copy “embed” code (or customize) Paste into website Profit!
YouTube Single Videos vs. Playlists Single Video Go to video Copy embed code Paste into your site Profit!! Playlist Create a playlist of videos Get the link code to that playlist No embedding?
Delicious RSS Widgets RSS to JS - http://feed2js.org/ Widgetbox - http://www.widgetbox.com/ Find the RSS feed Enter it into Feed2js or Widgetbox Grab the code Paste it into your site Profit!
Installation of Widgets and Badges
Sharing What you know
Creating a blog Stream of information Chronological Nice way to keep notes for yourself, while also helping others (yarn harlot) Labor intensive? Personal or Professional? Comments? Putting it all together
Wikis Single burst of information Updateable, but not as expected as a blog Embed just about anything Collaborative Group wikis can be fun Getting everyone to contribute – not so fun Easy to forget…
Widgets Widgetbox Create a widget from your blog Publicize the code Get community partners to put that code on their site Auto-updating content Easy way to get info Profit!