Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Leander Williams- Discussion 5

This audio podcast is my statement to which tool throughout the course of "The Introduction of Web 2.0", will be the most effective for a business. I've really enjoyed this class and Dr. Tollison-- I personally would like to say it's great having you for an instructor.

War Driving 101

This video presented by Leander Williams, Jr. serves an example of a video podcast using Windows Movie Maker--which is only a demonstration for my Web 2.0 class.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Something You Don't Want To Miss!

This is a deal that you can not miss! The chance for you to obtain a copy of Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate Edition for only $59.95. WOW!!!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Discussion Question #4

The rapid rate of social media and social networking is in no way a fad but is definitely substantive. Social networking in media is moving far beyond the consumer world into the business arena—my take on this is that it's all because of the amount of traffic these social networking and media sites bring in that pushes businesses to use those networks. The businesses are taking advantage of this and seizing this opportunity to publicize their company more. These technologies are substantive and will remain the same unless a new advancement in technology is much better than the social networking sites which I’m sure it will years from now. This new outlook will change businesses all over, on a global level, due to the attraction these networks bring, and there are a lot of ways this helps businesses revenue go up only if they can start a social networking site to attract more consumers. This is the most amazing thing someone could ever come up with—something that will change the way we collaborate and communicate. As of now it will forever remain and soon the social networking site and social media will be apart and an essential part of every business.

Attached is a site that will help support my thoughts on how social media and social networking has an impact on businesses:

Monday, June 21, 2010

Discussion Question #2

The term that describes this concept broadly is called Click Fraud--this is when users of thier own blog go about clicking links and navigating to sites in order to gain themselves a sum of money. Additionally, "Category Filtering" will also give publishers the ability to block ads that fall into specific categories such as dating, religion, and politics. Regardless of of how ads are targeted, they'll be filtered if they're within one of the selected categories. Google does this in the sense so that your ads will not be confused with their ads. I can totally understand why. For instance, what if you post one of your ads that are completely inappropriate and I’m quite sure Google would disagree with that and wouldn’t want something inappropriate to represent for them. Also, you are not supposed to click on your own ads, so there are ways to prevent you from just getting paid to click on your ads. I would have to say the Google step in combating this problem is reasonable because they only want the best, and they are trying to not let anyone mess that up for them.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

New To Blogging? Watch This Video!

If you are not sure what a blog is or how it works, the video called Blogs in Plain English, will help. This video explains why blogs are such a "big deal." To view the video, just click on the large arrow in the middle of the video window below.

Whole-House Surge Protection

It's important to protect all your electronic devices, not just computers, from surges. Printers, television, appliances and computer peripherals all require protection. However, it can be inconvenient to use individual surge protectors on all devices that need protection. One solution is to install a whole-house surge protector as shown in this photo. The device is installed by an electrician and is attached to your circuit breaker panel. Whole-house surge protectors function like other surge protection devices, but they protect all electrical devices in the house at once. The typical cost of $200 to $300 (installed) is generally less than buying individual surge protectors for every electrical device in your home.