AWSF Web 2.0 - Matthew Saunders

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Web 2.0

AWSF Meeting

April 15, 2007

WESTAF

Matthew Saunders

matthew.saunders@westaf.org

matthew@dogstar.org


Web 1.0


Web 1.0 refers to the original iteration
of Web sites.


Generally static brochure style sites


There was some movement with forums
and listservs towards more interactivity

What Web 2.0 Isn’t


Web 2.0 is not an upgrade to the Web


Web 2.0 is not a specific Web Site or
Web Sites


Web 2.0 is not isolated


Web 2.0 is not static


Web 2.0 is not a tangible product

So What is Web 2.0?


Web 2.0 is an idea, a philosophy


Ingrained in the Web 2.0 mindset is the
“Social Network”


Collaboration


Interactivity


You don’t NEED to own the content in
your site


It allows “EverythingCasting”

Social Networks


Social Networks have existed since the
beginning of mankind


We all have social networks


People at work


Your friends


Your family


Your clients


Your vendors

What Has the Internet Done?


The emergence of Web 2.0 has…


Extended our social networks beyond our
close knit groupings


Made potential our social networks world
-
wide


Given us the opportunity to network with
people we never could have before


EverythingCasting


The idea is that you can promote
yourself, your brand, your company,
and what you care about using online
social networks.

What Tools Are There?


Photosharing flickr.com


Blogging blogger.com, wordpress.com,
typepad.com


Videoblogging/Sharing YouTube,
Blip.tv, REVVER


And you can combine them all using
RSS feeds


So, What CAN I Do With Flickr


Instant Gratification with Cell Phones


Sets


Groups


Clusters


RSS feeds


Community Collaboration



How About REVVER?


Video Casting


Video Blogging


Video Sharing


Video Syndication


Revenue Sharing



They do ALL the heavy lifting for you


Why YouTube Over REVVER


Huge audience


Well known name


Ease of RSS feeds


The muscle of GOOGLE behind it


Well…where do I start


You need to:


Watch


Listen


Read


Then…


Create


Link


REPEAT!

Who is online?


16
-
35 on sites like YouTube


+50’s are becoming increasingly
prevalent


Mobile phones are becoming online
access tools


Treo


Sidekick


iPhone

Content Management Tools


So What if I Want MORE than a Hosted
Blog?


Drupal


www.drupal.org


Joomla

www.jooml.org


What is Drupal?


It is a free blog, forum, Website
development platform, poll, newsfeed
aggregator.


Drupal can be almost anything you
want it to be.


Drupal can be used to create simple
sites or complex sites.

If it is so good, why doesn’t
everybody use it?


You need the following:


A server capable of handling MySQL databases


Some expertise configuring Drupal


Some expertise using tools like FTP (file transfer
protocol)


Depending on how customized you want it


Designing for the Web at some level


Web 2.0 Promotion


DIGG (www.digg.com)


Technorati (www.technorati.com)


De.licio.us


Real Simple Syndication (RSS)




Read Other’s Content


And Comment


Comment


Comment

QUESTIONS?

Many thanks to Roland Tanglao of Bryght for his input on “Everythingcasting”