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More Than Facebook

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The biggest problem with the Internet is that it’s entirely too easy to get distracted. “More than Facebook” will give you tips on how to use the internet more effectively. We will learn the use of internet buzz terms such as Web 2.0 and RSS, explore websites that will make life easier, and also discuss the pros and cons of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace.

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More Than Facebook

  1. 1. Tips to make the most of your time on the web. Presented by Tiá L. Jones, MBA New Legacy Services, LLC © 2009 Tia’ Jones, MBA
  2. 2. <ul><li>Creating your brand… </li></ul><ul><li>Managing your life using the web… </li></ul><ul><li>Turn your hobby into a hustle… </li></ul><ul><li>Tips to spend less time on the web… </li></ul><ul><li>Bonus: The College Life </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Describe “You” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your core values? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are your goals? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What impression would you like to leave? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Your self impression = How people perceive you </li></ul><ul><li>If I “Google” you, would I know “You.” </li></ul>Personal Branding is about sharpening your skills, tightening your focus, and getting very specific on the things you are zealous about. Branding is not just about you being better than your competition. – Otis Collier, Personal Success Coach
  4. 5. <ul><li>Purchase your name as a domain </li></ul><ul><li>Create a website/blog </li></ul><ul><li>Get Connected </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adjust your privacy settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exercise caution with your updates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stay Connected </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google You </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work in Progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social “Network” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Use Firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Download Google Desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Set iGoogle as your homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Set Multiple Tabs </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to RSS Feeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS Feeds stands for really simple syndication . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use a Timer </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>To Do List </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmarks </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Consolidate Accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Online Bill Payment </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce Debt </li></ul><ul><li>Forecast Expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible Anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Healthy Eating </li></ul><ul><li>Food Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise & Fitness </li></ul><ul><li>Encouragement </li></ul><ul><li>Weight Tracker </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Online Universities </li></ul><ul><li>Self Paced Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts & Webcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Articles & Blogs </li></ul>ITunes
  10. 12. <ul><li>Get your church on </li></ul><ul><li>Learn something new </li></ul><ul><li>Read a book </li></ul><ul><li>Watch TV </li></ul><ul><li>Play games </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>Sell your Stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Be Creative </li></ul><ul><li>Open up a T-Shirt Shop </li></ul><ul><li>Photography </li></ul><ul><li>Become an Affiliate </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>Write a Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Vlog </li></ul><ul><li>Become an Author </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Publish </li></ul></ul>E-Junkie wordpress
  13. 16. <ul><li>Become a Freelancer </li></ul><ul><li>Become a Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Find a Job </li></ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Set a timer </li></ul><ul><li>Limit your visits </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your time </li></ul><ul><li>Visit necessary sites </li></ul><ul><li>Get out and meet people </li></ul>
  15. 19. <ul><li>http://www.tialjones.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.newlegacyservices.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thehostesschick.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/thehostesschik </li></ul><ul><li>http://sistersspace.com/profile/TiaJones </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.linkedin.com/in/tiajonesmba </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/people/Tia-Jones/2063385 </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/Yesimis/Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>http://bfdcinc.ning.com/profile/TiaJones84 </li></ul>
  16. 21. <ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fastweb.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Loans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SimpleTuition.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fafsa.ed.gov </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Repayment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upromise.com </li></ul></ul>
  17. 22. <ul><li>Gimp - Just like Adobe Photoshop, but free. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Pack - A nice assortment of useful tools including Google Earth, Google Desktop, Google Talk and more! </li></ul><ul><li>Skype - With this VoIP you can chat with your friends online for free. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice - A free alternative to Microsoft Office with spreadsheets and word processing. </li></ul><ul><li>GoogleDocs - A free alternative to Microsoft Office with spreadsheets and word processing. </li></ul><ul><li>FileZilla - A free FTP program for transferring files between computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Picasa - Share and manage your photos. </li></ul><ul><li>Dreamspark – Give students Microsoft professional-level developer and design tools </li></ul><ul><li>For more tools check out this site… </li></ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2007/08/13/college-toolbox/ </li></ul>
  18. 23. <ul><li>Search Engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dogpile.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bookmarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Delicious.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Youtube.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Citations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ottobib.com </li></ul></ul>
  19. 24. <ul><li>Buying books online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbooksnow.com is ranked as having the best prices online. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Textbook Rental </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BookRenter is the Netflix of the textbook industry. By renting, customers can save up to 75% off retail prices at BookRenter.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-Textbooks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As technology advances and more students and Colleges are making an effort to be Green, digital textbooks seem to be a solid option. If you don't mind reading on a computer screen instead of a printed book, you have several free or low-cost options for downloading textbooks including ichapters.com. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also major publishers including McGraw-Hill publish about 95% of their books electronically as well as in print </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Selling your books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbooks.com is ranked as best for book buybacks. </li></ul></ul>

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