YouTube is the worlds largest video sharing community. You probably noticed that we use YouTube to host most of our videos.
Setting up a YouTube account is easy. You use your Google Account to signup for YouTube.
Flickr is the most popular online photo management and sharing application on the web. Flickr offers users a number of useful features. You can securely share photos and videos (up to 90 seconds) online and privately show content to friends and family. Users have the option to make their pictures private or public, however around 80% of the pictures on Flickr are public. No fee is required to start loading and sharing pictures. Other features include maps to track where and when photos were taken, tagging and commenting on pictures, and the ability to create postcards and other products. It’s also possible to include your photo album into your blog….
Like Facebook everyone has probably heard of Twitter but may not understand it as well. In this session we will show you how to setup a Twitter account and how to start putting it to good use.
Don’t follow a whole lot of people from the start as you will probably just confuse yourself and quit using it.
To get up and running right a way, find and follow Connections Digital Media and The Team Leaders by using either the “Find People” function in Twitter or just use the links at the bottom of this page.
To message some one directly simply ad the @ symbol to the front of their twitter name like @connectionsis and a direct message will be sent to your Twitter Friend.
Hash Tags are the mysterious “#” in tweets followed by a few characters. What do they mean? Hash Tags are the Twitter communities way of tying a tweet to an event marking certain keywords searchable to help people find tweets about a specific topic or event.
Google Chrome – Chromed Bird
iPhone and iPad – Official Twitter app for iPhone and iPad
Click Here to Sign Up for Twitter
Click Here to Follow Kenneth Jackson
“The Wall” refers to the main page on your profile where you will see your newsfeed, message notifications, recent activity, etc. The wall will show the messages that you and your friends post, and the comments that follow. The first field on your wall is the Newsfeed. This is where you can share pics, video, and links to all the people on your friends list, or just the ones you select. Keep in mind that this is a fairly public area, depending on how tight your privacy settings are. So use discretion. To send a more private message to one or a select group of friends use the “message” feature to choose just the people you want to reach.
After much bad publicity concerning overly complicated privacy settings, Facebook has finally simplified their privacy settings so that the average user can understand them. The new system puts things in a relativity simple to use interface so you can see at a glance if you settings are in your comfort zone. To access your privacy settings choose access the “Account” menu on the right side of the blue menu bar on your Facebook homepage. Select “Privacy Settings” from the drop down menu….
Facebook has two major tools that are particularly useful for getting your business name out: Fan Pages and Groups. These are two different types of pages with different permissions for each.
Fan Pages are indexed and therefore visible to people even if they don’t have a Facebook account. Fan Pages are like normal Facebook Profiles, but for companies, brands, and organizations. Fan Pages are better for the long term relationship with your customers because it allows them the freedom to post on your wall, send messages, accept invitations, and upload pictures. Any updates you make to your Fan Page will appear in the newsfeed on the wall of anyone who has become your fan, so it is a great way to advertise an upcoming sale or promotion. It free advertising, targeted to your customers and market, making it a no-brainer for any business….