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Webinars are a great tool for bringing an expert (virtually) into your house for instruction on an important topic. The e-Vermont Community Broadband Project webinars were recorded and can be viewed at any time by clicking the links below.

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Wikipedia, Google Places, and You ~ Even if you don’t have your own website, digital audiences will find you in at least two places: Wikipedia and Google Places. This half-hour instructional webcast will walk you through the simple steps of staking out your corner of these high traffic destinations. Whether you're a business, a municipality, a non-profit, or a civic organization, if people are going to search for you, we'll show you how to put your best foot front-and-center. Presented by e-Vermont Community Director Sean Sheehan.

Finding a Web Designer ~ This brief instructional webcast will provide you with the necessary skills to choose a good website designer, and avoid potentially costly mistakes in the web design process. Participants will learn what questions to ask when selecting a designer and what to avoid when it comes to selecting the right firm to build your website. Information also provided on how to make sound content decisions and stay within a budget. Presented by Patrick Ripley, Vermont Small Business Development Center.

Stay in Tune with Technology ~ The pace at which new technologies and applications enter the marketplace can seem overwhelming. But there are simple ways to stay on top of the latest news, trends and tools, and know which are useful to you. This half hour webcast will cover advice and tips for keeping pace with the ever expanding digital world. Presented by e-Vermont Community Director Phil Petty.

eHealth: Finding Credible Health Information Online ~ How do you find the best health information without spending hours searching the Web? This webcast reviews some basic strategies to help you find high quality health information online and shares some of the best health websites on the Web. Presented by Vermont State Colleges librarian, Larraby Fellows.

Your Library Presents: Information 24/7 ~ Hear how your library is offering resources for job seeking and career exploration, lifelong learning, genealogy, and creating and maintaining small businesses that are available to you 24/7 from any computer with internet access. We’ll take a brief tour of Career Transitions, Universal Class, PowerSpeak, HeritageQuest Online, and Small Business Resources Center.

Municipal Information Goes Online ~ A webcast for local officials, town volunteers, or anyone else interested in managing municipal information online. Presented by the Snelling Center for Government, this webcast covers best practices and e-Government, social media, how to be found on the Internet, and cloud computing.

Using Facebook to Build Community ~ Learn the essentials about getting your community, library, or social group connected using the top social media tool.

Basic Facebook Marketing ~ An interactive training session on how to establish a facebook presence for your business and how to best use social media to accomplish your business goals. Participants are introduced to Facebook and taught how to build a profile and like page, as well as vanity URL. Participants are also provided instruction on strategies to use these online tools for marketing.

Internet Safety for Parents ~ Learn about steps you can take to keep your kids safer online, including tips for privacy settings, passwords, safer searching, and more.

Savvy Searching - Finding Credible Information Online ~ Whether it be finding quality health information, accurate data and statistics, or avoiding common pitfalls of the Web, learn about these simple tricks and tools to become a more savvy searcher online.

Internet Basics Videos

Click HERE for the e-Vermont Internet Basics You Tube Videos ~ Topics include: Web 101, Searching the Web, Advanced Web Searching, Internet Domains: What Web Addresses Mean, Passwords 101, Health Information on the Web, Educational Resources on the Web, Internet Browsers: Options & Settings, and Social Networks 101.