Thank you to the artists and other friends who will be joining the cyber reading 11/11-13, 2011 of the dynamic book BLACK PEOPLE AND THEIR PLACE IN WORLD HISTORY by Dr. Leroy Vaughn, MD, MBA, Historian, Humanitarian and Honorary African Chief.
This is a Griot's mission. After decades of research, Dr. Vaughn's Black history book was a series of 5 minute history lessons broadcast on KPFK Radio. That was followed by a series of articles for the Los Angeles Sentinel entitled "Our African Heritage", a weekly series written from his floor to ceiling room of Black history books that he has built and devoured since the 1960's.
Black history is Dr. Vaughn's passion and his insights revolutionized my life. From his articles I learned about Black Wall Street and the grit it sometimes takes to overcome anything. From his piece about the five other Black presidents are I learned 'no tellin' whose passin or if they even know...they did and took the shot anyway. Hatshepsut, Queen Nzinga and many other women throughout the book stand as historic proof of femine power expressed in ultimate leadership positions. West Point's Henry Flipper will show you why Colin Powell respects him today. Wait until you meet the creator of the PC, the man with the fan, IBM's Dr. Mark Dean.
This book is a combination of Dr. Vaughn's articles and photographic supporting evidence…a wonderful journey that helps with the transformation from his-story to truth-story. Only the truth will set us free.
So if you've decided to participate in the reading or just want to post whatever to the web, here's the how to notes.
To send a webeo (web video) for inclusion in the cyber reading of Black People And Their Place In World History, the process is:
Contact me: J. Nayer Hardin bpatpiwh @ gmail to find which pieces are booked for air, what's available, or if you want to include it in the ancillary hours of broadcasting uploaded material.
Live Upload - where you record directly to youtube (Upload button on the top of the front page - right hand side)
Record and edit your video then upload to Youtube.
After you've uploaded your webeo, get the address, send the link to bpatpiwh @ gmail where the video is (posted in the web address bar) and I'll put it on the day's play list.
Youtube has a program where you can place links on your webeos. Amazon Associates links pays a small commission on products sold through your affiliate ID. After the reading, you'll probably keep up the webeo on your channel, soon to be your network.
That's it in a nutshell. I've posted a couple of webeos on this page with more information.
Speaking of information, here's a web economics 101 survival guide. These accounts can help you earn and manage your money on the web. Lists are dynamic so I urge you to back up the info with current data.
1. Money accounts:
On line banking is a must these days. It saves time, money and energy. In this dynamic economy, you need 24/7 access to your money. On line banking gives you that, and a lot more.
www.bankofamerica.com (or your bank's web address) to accept and make payments
For those working on books, movies and the like, visit www.createspace.com and/or www.lulu.com - on demand media publishers.
2. Selling tools
www.cafepress.com - promo items that you brand for sale
www.ebay.com - on line auction site
www.amazon.com - Under features and services consider registering for Amazon Associates, and Sell Your Stuff
www.clickbank.com a vehicle to sell electronic versions of your book (ebook) It's free to sell other people's products on commission and fee based to have other folks sell your products.
www.youtube.com free place to run book promos and watch webeos of interest.
www.streetsmartsmarketing.com Kathleen Gage is a great resource person to help with marketing. Sign up for her free newsletter and as soon as you can afford it, take some of her training.
www.facebook.com - free social networking tool
www.skype.com - free video phone
www.twitter.com - free social networking tool
www.myspace.com - free social networking tool
Free Press Release distribution (a web search reveals many)
4. Hooking it all up
www.tweetdeck.com - allows you to cross post on myspace, facebook, twitter and other social media
www.social.com - allows you to post webpages easily on social media pages.
www.hotmail.com or www.yahoo.com - to set up secondary email (consider one personal and one for business)
That will get you going.
In closing here's a good webeo called How To Make a Youtube Hit Video.
Remember, have fun.
J. Nayer Hardin
Computer Underground Railroad Ent.