Time to Brand Yourself nmdl


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Time to Brand Yourself nmdl

  1. 1. Time to Brand Yourself! Presented by: Nakeia M. Moore
  2. 2. Connecting to the Social World! <ul><li>Blogging Sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BlogSpot. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Myspace </li></ul><ul><li>Linkedin </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul>
  3. 4. Facebook <ul><li>A site where users can add friends and update their personal profiles to notify friends, family, and co-workers about themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Features on the site include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wall- friends can sign and view the walls of other users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Messaging- where personal messages are sent between two or more parties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos- pics are posted by users for others to see and even comment on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ pokes”- users can use this feature to virtually touch other friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Status updates- users can use this feature to update what he or she is doing at all times </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applications- i.e. honesty box, gifts, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Through News Feeds users can see the different updates </li></ul>
  4. 6. Blogs <ul><li>A website where individuals can express his or her feelings, thoughts, and ideas publicly via video, photo, or through word expressions </li></ul><ul><li>Usually categorized and/or themed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e.: celebrity gossip blog or political policies blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Viewed by a wide ranged audience to find out what other individuals think </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for spectators to comment either for or against the topic being discussed </li></ul>
  5. 7. Twitter <ul><li>As if text messaging wasn’t enough. </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter allows you to update statuses to keep your fellow followers updated on your thoughts and feelings. </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter also allows you connect with a variety of different people and companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Ever wonder what your favorite celebrity was doing? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter allows you to follow the most rich and famous. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And keeps updated on the most trendy topics and even updates you the coolest people to follow. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. YouTube! <ul><li>Are you into making cool videos? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you always trying to find cool ways to express you corky personality? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you enjoy displaying your talents and views on camera…..if so </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YOUTUBE is just for you. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Google <ul><li>Google is one of the five most popular websites in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Google allows you to search anything from companies to movies to certain photos to people. </li></ul><ul><li>Google will search based off of your “keywords” and find the most used websites for that search. </li></ul>
  8. 11. Skype <ul><li>Ever been in another state and needed to have an emergency conference back at home with the rest of the office? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… .then Skype is just for you. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Simple as setting up your webcam and connecting to the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Skype allows you to make voice calls over the internet. From all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Skype is used by some of the best in entrainment world. </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah Winfrey it to conference in people from their private home to her studio. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s also used for communicating between a solider at war and his family back at home. </li></ul>
  9. 13. Pros ands Cons to Social Networking/Media <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A greater chance to brand yourself. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The coverage that the internet can reach. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Being able to find long lost friends and/or relatives. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Being able to access news faster. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The constant new devolvement of cites with new technology. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too much exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of privacy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not user friendly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Navigating through some cites can be more challenging then others </li></ul></ul></ul>