Web 2.0 Community Power

Distributing web 2.0 content in the new internet world is a completely different undertaking than it ever has been in the history of the web. Users prefer video to text or audio, and the distribution model for video has only begun to see success on the web. Learning to take advantage of the development of web 2.0 software to create the best web 2.0 web sites that encourage sharing of content and web 2.0 development and design chores across the community is critical to the success of the web 2.0 developer and designer over time.

The skillset necessary for successful web 2.0 design is wide and varied among users, the people at the end of the computer's interface with the world. With so many people participating with so many interdependent skillsets, the success of the web 2.0 designer and developer in the endeavor to create the best web 2.0 web sites utilizing the latest web 2.0 tools and software is wholly dependent upon the efforts of the community as a unit. While the individual user can create content and submit it, it requires vast amounts of user interaction to provide the type of feedback and criticism necessary to perfect the content delivery system.

Inherent in the concept of web 2.0 software and especially the web 2.0 affiliate marketing plan is the idea that web 2.0 content should be focused on being user friendly and easy to use overall, for a wide majority of users so as to facilitate even those …

Summer's Top Websites for Free Los Angeles Events

The city of Los Angeles is filled with events that infuse art, culture, and entertainment. Now that Summer is here, check out the list of the best websites for free Los Angeles Events.

California African American Museum

CAAM offers exhibits, films, and musical entertainment all year round. This summer CAAM teams up with Target, for Target Sundays, a once-a-month event of engaging artist. In addition, every Thursday, you can check out a free film, brought to you by Films @ CAAM. CAAM also hosts special themed events; including their Fourth of July Celebration, which is also free to the public.

Levitt Pavilion Pasadena

This free concert series includes a Kids Zone, and a variety of Latin, Jazz, Rock, and Classical music throughout the week. They host 50 free concerts, with performances from, Van Hunt, Ernie Watts Quartet, Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars, Bei Ru, to the USC Jazz Quintet. The concert series runs through 8/26/12. Review their website for the complete schedule.

Downtown Independent

Located in Little Tokyo, The Downtown Independent is a contemporary one-screen movie house that premieres independent films and holds special events. Upcoming events include a sneak preview of Adult Swim's animated series "Black Dynamite," and the Downtown Film Festival.

As summer continues, be sure to check out Downtown Art Walk and The Santa Monica Pier websites for more free arts and entertainment events.…

Membership Web Sites: 10 Tips that Attract Members

Building a highly profitable membership Web site is the result of hard work, and a devotion to learning the skills you need to succeed. The following guide will provide you with 10 tips that will help you get started.

1) Your Niche – Your first step is figure out what service/product you will provide. Ask yourself:

  1. a) Will my product/service meet a need?
  2. b) Will my target market have income to spend on this service/product?
  3. c) Will the internet reach my target market?

2) Your Competition – Be aware of you competitors. Find out what their services/products are, how they are marketing them, and at what price they are selling them. Learn from their accomplishments, and their mistakes, and make you membership Web site better.

3) Your Members – Work to build relationships with each of your members. Begin with an automated welcome email that includes their first name in the heading. Follow with quick responses to their questions and concerns. Three months is the average life of a member. If you are attentive to then needs, you stand a good chance of beating the odds.

4) Membership/Product/Service Pricing – Work to provide a good value for your members. Offer freebies at every point in your marketing funnel, as well as your line of services/products. Begin with less expensive services/products. When you have established a trust with your members they will be more willing to spend their income on something they know will be of significant value. Be aware of …

Tips to Block Pornographic Websites with Firefox Browser

If you do not have your browser download firefox please first at www.mozilla.com. This tutorial is made especially for the younger generation, let us together to stay away from sites like this sacrilegious. It's ironic and unfortunate to see the many horrendous stories happening everywhere immoral acts, rape between friends, father to son, brother to brother, teacher to students and even teachers raping students just because a porn site.

Therefore, save your children at home, your family and your colleagues at school, college, office or wherever located. Blocking porn sites now doing well on a computer in your house, your school, your office and try without the knowledge of others, and provides a password on the application you use to block these sites. If you need a laptop other people apply these tips. Many ways can be used and is very easy. I will be an example of how an effective member blocking porn sites with enough firefox browser.

Firefox browser could block the site because they have the facilities add ons. And add ons that will be used in this tutorial is Procon Latte. Add ons that this one has a function to filter a variety of pornographic content and moral damage when a person using firefox browser. So not only pornographic sites but also smelled of various other sites, such as gambling websites. In addition, Procon also provides the facility to prevent password changes on your browser settings. Follow these steps:

  1. Open the firefox browser and open a

Best Websites for Baseball Spring Training

Everyone wants the scoop on what's happening on their favorite team-or even who's a threat on their least favorite team-but in order to find these things out, you've got to have some place to go. So, here is a list of the top 5 sites that will keep you in the know on the ins and outs of your team during spring training.

  1. Site: Spring Training Online

Rating: 9/10

Pros: This site has just about anything and everything that you could possibly want to know about what's going on with your team and with the stadium. It's got all the dates for training, as well as convenient links down the left hand side where you can choose whatever team you're looking for.

Cons: It's kind of hard to navigate the site and find exactly what you're looking for sometimes. Also, it's got good, interesting articles, but it's kind of hard to find articles about the team you're looking for and to find relevant articles. Overall, the site is best for finding information on the arenas and training schedules.

  1. Site:MLB.com

Rating: 9/10

Pros: This is the official MLB site, so if you want accurate news straight from the source, this is the best place to go. It's got everything and anything straight from the league itself. This is also a great place to find out things about specific players as well.

Cons: Again, it's pretty hard to navigate until you get used to it. It takes a little looking and …

5 Websites that Will Get Your Kids Excited About Math

So, your child comes to you and needs a little help on their homework. You enthusiastically agree, and before you know it, you are knee deep in uncertainty and confusion! You are not alone. There are many parents that struggle with this very issue every day. Vocabulary and mathematical techniques have changed over the years and is a curriculum that is constantly evolving. Unless you are a gifted mathematician, you may need resources to help guide you and your child through the troubled water. Below are 5 great resources that made my life easier and continue to help navigate my child and I through mathematical challenges.

  1. Khan Academy (.org) – Is a world class free education brought to you through instructional videos that are clear and easy to understand. I was inspired by Bill Gates who was promoting this website on an evening news program. Gates was excited about the enthusiastic approach his children were taking to math. It prompted me to check out this site and was pleasantly surprised. The site is designed to keep your attention and promote education at many different levels. The Khan Academy offers a variety of instruction ranging from Math to Humanities.
  2. YouTube .(com)- Is a great resource for lessons on any subject for students of all ages. Today’s technology is taking education to a whole new level and the resources are available at your fingertips.
  3. Helping With Math (.com) – Is a wonderful resource for students of all ages. It has printable material

Google Snaps Photo Editing Web Site

March has seen Google quietly move forward in its quest to control the world (or at least the Internet) as it acquired the image editing Web site Picnik. This is actually not too surprising considering Google's dedication to productive Web applications.

Picnik allows users to modify photos and other images online without requiring the installation of software like Photoshop. There is a free and a premium version of Picnik, giving those who use the service more often and require more features to have more tools available with the purchase of a monthly subscription fee. Google is already in the image business with its Picasa photo sharing Web site and desktop application. People use this mostly to store and transmit photographs and create personalized slide shows. Picasa users can connect to third party services to purchase prints, post cards, and other services. With Picnik under its umbrella, it's easy to see that Google's image processing capabilities will be greatly enhanced.

Not much in the way of details about Google's deal for Picnik are known yet. Some analysts expected that Yahoo! Would be after Picnik since the service is already integrated into its Yahoo! Mail service. Seeing that Picnik is easily integrated into mail services, it's reasonable to expect the new acquisition to find its way into Gmail, although it's unclear what form that service will take.

Although a combination of Picasa and Picnik would seem like a likely outcome of Google's recent move, no one is clear as to what to …