- For the clearest explanation I’ve found of RSS and how to use it, read Problogger’s What is RSS?
- For a simple explanation of RSS, check out Common Craft’s video RSS in Plain English. (3 min 44 sec)
- For a simple explanation of blogging, check out Common Craft’s video Blogs in Plain English. (2 min 58 sec)
- For the low-down on blog lingo (ping, trackbacks, bleg, flog), see Wikpedia’s Glossary of Blogging.
- For the fascinating story behind Wikipedia, read The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia by Andrew Lih.
- For a simple explanation of Wikis, check out Common Craft’s video Wikis in Plain English. (3 min 34 sec).
- For simple explanation of Twitter, check out Common Craft’s video Twitter in Plain English. (2 min 33 sec)
- For a fun guide to all-things-Twitter, read The Twitter Book by Tim O’Reilly & Sarah Milstein.
- For a simple explanation of social networking, check out Common Craft’s video Social Networking in Plain English. (1 min 48 sec)
- For a simple explanation of LinkedIn, check out Common Craft’s video What is LinkedIn? (2 min 29 sec)
- For a clear and simple explanation (4 Tips) of the what’s, why’s and how’s of building a LinkedIn network, read How to Get Started With LinkedIn by Jake Swearingen.
- For a list of business networks, see Top Ten Social Networks for Entrepreneurs.
- To get half-price tickets to plays, concerts and sporting events, check out Goldstar.
E-Mail and Messaging
- To find out how to use rules, see Tips for Managing Your E-mail Rules. This is about Micrsoft Outlook, but the strategies apply to any e-mail program.
- For an interesting and provocative take on managing digital information, including e-mail and photos, read Mark Hurst’s Bit Literacy.
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