Thursday, February 01, 2007

Exploring Newsfeeds and Webfeeds

Lesson One Review – Learning About Social Media from Your Desk

So, we’ve reached the end of our first lesson in “Learning About Social Media from Your Desk.” In January, we learned a bit about using RSS (“indoor plumbing of Web 2.0”). How did you do? Leave a comment and tell about what you tried, questions you had or still have, or what you learned. It’ll help others.

In case you are among those who just found out about this tutorial, below is a review of this month’s lesson.

1. Lesson One – Learning About Social Media from Your Desk (January 04, 2007) Explore Newsfeeds and Webfeeds
First assignment: Set up either a Yahoo personal page or a Google personal page. And select at least three RSS feeds to watch over the course of this month.

2. More Learning about RSS (January 16, 2007)
Ideas for RSS feeds to subscribe to and a link to a video that shows you how to subscribe to a feed.

3. Using RSS in PR (January 22, 2007)
Extra Credit: Subscribe to specific search terms through Technorati.

4. Don’t Limit RSS to Receiving Information, Use RSS to Send Info Too (January 28, 2007)
Four ways to use RSS to send information.

Stay tuned for our second lesson coming soon…

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