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"Share your expertise" Launch 2.12.09

TeachStreet February 2009 launch - this presentation outlines key feature changes and improvements.

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"Share your expertise" Launch 2.12.09

  1. 1. New Features & Website Changes “Share your expertise” Site Upgrade 2/12/09 Prepared by: Sam Niccolls Product Marketing Manager [email_address] Feb 12, 2009
  2. 2. Summary of New Features <ul><li>Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Lists </li></ul><ul><li>Search & Browse </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about our article writing contest! </li></ul>3 1 2 4 Win prizes! Page
  3. 3. Add a video: Copy and paste the embed codes of your favorite video from sites like YouTube. or Add pictures: Upload images and personalize your articles. Write anything: Share a how-to or a story about teaching or learning something new. Be Featured! New articles are shared throughout TeachStreet, including on the homepage and on topic pages related to the subject of your article. How it works: You can write an article about how to poach an egg to a story about your experience teaching. Your articles will be shared across TeachStreet. Articles Experts can now publish articles & showcase their expertise Page
  4. 4. Read Comments: See what people are talking about. Add Comments: Share your opinions, ask questions and interact with others. How it works: You can leave a comment on an article, photo or a person’s list item. Comments Join the conversation with others who have shared interests Page
  5. 5. “ I want to learn” Share your goals and aspirations by adding items to the list of subjects you want to learn. “ I am an expert” Share what you’re good at. And tell others why you’re an expert. How it works: On your profile page, you can now share what you want to learn and what you are an expert at – and interact with others who share your interests! Tell us why. In one-sentence share why you are an expert or why you want to learn something. Lists Share your aspirations and expertise Page
  6. 6. How it works: Enter in a search query (i.e. yoga or cooking lessons) into the search box. Classes and teacher results are filtered by geo-proximity (nearness to you). Article results will show you the best match on your topic. Featured Teachers: Our top teachers, typically those with the best reviews, are now featured more prominently on search results. <ul><li>Targeted search: </li></ul><ul><li>Members can now search specifically for. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Articles </li></ul></ul>Single Search Box Enter in a subject or teacher name. Set your location Choose a metro or enter in your city/state or zipcode. Search Single search box makes it easier to find classes, teachers and articles. Page
  7. 7. How it works: Easily browse information related to the subject (i.e. yoga, cooking, tennis, etc.) that interests you. Read articles written by TeachStreet members, watch from our partners, like HowCast and discover classes or people related to the subjects that interest you. Browse articles, classes, people and videos! Learn something now. Browse Topics Learn something now Page
  8. 8. Deadline is Mach 1 st , 2009. For all the details visit: Do you have a story to tell about an incredible teacher or stupendous student? Are you dying to share your secrets on how to make a quintessential chocolate cake or pick a perfect puppy? If so, TeachStreet wants to hear from you! <ul><li>How it Works (it's easy!) </li></ul><ul><li>Write an article and tell us what you know. Topics should be around the theme of learning something new - either a story about your own learning and teaching experiences, or a how-to article about the topic of your choice. </li></ul><ul><li>Once you've submitted your article to TeachStreet, you'll be listed on your chosen topic's subject page and search results (which means you'll be able to reach even more potential students and connect with TeachStreet members who share your interests). </li></ul><ul><li>Article authors will automatically be entered to win one of five gift certificates. </li></ul><ul><li>That's it! (Pretty easy, huh?) </li></ul>Win Prizes! “ Tell us what you know” contest! Page
  9. 9. HAVE QUESTIONS? NEED HELP? <ul><li>Call us toll-free: (877) TEACH-70 (that's 877-832-2470) </li></ul><ul><li>Email us: [email_address] </li></ul>Team TeachStreet Page