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Personal Home Page: Where to start and finish Presented by Nicole R. Pitts
Why Create a WebPage? <ul><li>Learn the skill of HTML Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Post your resume  </li></ul><ul><li>Sh...
Where to Start? <ul><li>Tripod </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.tripod.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Geocities </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Tripod’s Features <ul><li>Free guestbook </li></ul><ul><li>Free answering machine </li></ul><ul><li>Homepage mover </li></...
Geocities’ Features <ul><li>Free homepage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11MB of Space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Premium services </li...
Xoom’s Features <ul><li>Free HTML Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Free Clip Art </li></ul><ul><li>Free Greeting Cards </li></ul>...
How did they do that? <ul><li>Web provider’s offer HTML Editors </li></ul><ul><li>HTML Books - priced from $20 to $60 </li...
Where did you get the graphics? <ul><li>Animation Factory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.animfactory.com/ </li></ul></ul...
How do others see my page? <ul><li>WebRings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://nav.webring.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Register-...
What next? <ul><li>Use email to gather feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Keep updating your web site with new ideas </li></ul><ul...
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Personal Homepage: Where to Start and Finish (circa 1999)

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Talk about a time capsule. I created this presentation in early 1999 for a job I was interviewing for at the time. Mind you this was before blogging or social media :)

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Personal Homepage: Where to Start and Finish (circa 1999)

  1. 1. Personal Home Page: Where to start and finish Presented by Nicole R. Pitts
  2. 2. Why Create a WebPage? <ul><li>Learn the skill of HTML Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Post your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Show off your personality </li></ul><ul><li>Build a home page for your favorite team, hobby or celebrity </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where to Start? <ul><li>Tripod </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.tripod.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Geocities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.geocities.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Xoom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.xoom.com </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Tripod’s Features <ul><li>Free guestbook </li></ul><ul><li>Free answering machine </li></ul><ul><li>Homepage mover </li></ul><ul><li>Image library </li></ul><ul><li>Banner builder </li></ul><ul><li>Free homepage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11MB of Space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Premium services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$18 a year (22 MB) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homepage builder </li></ul><ul><li>Free email </li></ul><ul><li>Free counter </li></ul><ul><li>Free chat rooms </li></ul>
  5. 5. Geocities’ Features <ul><li>Free homepage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11MB of Space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Premium services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GeoPlus $4.95 month (22 MB) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GeoShops $24.95 month (Businesses) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Designing Tools: GeoBuilder </li></ul><ul><li>Free email </li></ul><ul><li>Free counter </li></ul><ul><li>Free guestbook </li></ul><ul><li>Free chatrooms & message boards </li></ul><ul><li>Free image library </li></ul>
  6. 6. Xoom’s Features <ul><li>Free HTML Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Free Clip Art </li></ul><ul><li>Free Greeting Cards </li></ul><ul><li>Free Movies </li></ul><ul><li>Free homepage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100 MB of Space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Page Builder 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Free email </li></ul><ul><li>Free counter </li></ul><ul><li>Free chatrooms & message boards </li></ul>
  7. 7. How did they do that? <ul><li>Web provider’s offer HTML Editors </li></ul><ul><li>HTML Books - priced from $20 to $60 </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the source code of a web page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Netscape: view - page source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I.E.: view - source </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional Web Site help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML: An Interactive Tutorial for Beginners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.davesite.com/webstation/html/ </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Where did you get the graphics? <ul><li>Animation Factory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.animfactory.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.freeimages.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Free Site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.thefreesite.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create your own </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paint Shop Pro - Animation Shop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GIF Animators </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. How do others see my page? <ul><li>WebRings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://nav.webring.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Register-It </li></ul><ul><ul><li>free or a fee ($39 a year/400 search engines) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.register-it.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Banner Exchange Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.smartclicks.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Award Rings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cboss.com/award / </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What next? <ul><li>Use email to gather feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Keep updating your web site with new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun with it </li></ul>

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