TABLE OF CONTENTS
BEFORE THE INTERNET
AFTER THE INTERNET
About the CIMP Internet Training course
What do I need beforehand to take this course?
Review of Internet Basics
Domain Names and Email Addresses
Browser Software Basics
Connecting to a URL
Copying Text and Pictures from a Web Page
Search for People
Use this to look for speakers, sales
managers of convention bureaus airlines, hotels, and other people you need to work with.
Search for Subject
Use this to look for convention bureaus
airlines, hotels, and other suppliers.
Search for Files
Use this to look for websites, forms,
tools and other information
Netscape Navigator Demo
Using Internet E-mail
Introduction to Email
Sending Mail Broadcasts
Use this to send bulk meeting announcements,
invitations, updates and other information you want to disseminate to groups of people.
One click does it. Zero cost on postage.
Use this to attach brief information on
yourself and your organization, telephone / fax numbers, URL and other contact information
to every email message you send.
Organizing Mail Folders
Mailbots and the Inbox Assistant
Use this to send an automatic response to
common requests for information, for example, schedule of events, registration form, list
of speakers, list of attendees and others.
Email by Phone
Fax by Phone
List Management Software
Finding a Mailing List to Subscribe To
Starting Your Own Mailing List
Other Things You Can Do With E-mail
Email to Postal Mail
Email to Fax
Free email-to-fax - U.S.
Free email-to-fax - International
Use this for networking. This is where you
meet people, exchange leads, opinions and other useful information. This is how you build
communities or participate in one.
Introduction to Newsgroups
Using a Newsgroup Reader
Posting to a newsgroup and setting filters
Reading newsgroup mail offline
Internet Virtual Meetings with NetMeeting
Use this to collaborate with your
suppliers in real time.
Virtual Meetings and NetMeeting
Multipoint data conferencing
Binary File Transfer
Internet telephony/audio conferencing
Use this to make free phone calls.
You can even see the person/s you are talking
Working with NetMeeting
Meeting with People
Host your own meeting or join one that is
Using the Whiteboard
Use this to draw diagrams of meeting room
set-ups, sketch the concept for a logo, outline the flow of meeting attendees from the
general session room to breakout rooms and others.
Pointing out text or graphics on the Whiteboard
Copying an area of the screen to the Whiteboard
Copying a window to the Whiteboard
Sharing an Application with Others
Sending a file to other participants
Use this to send Calls for Papers, Conference
Programs and others.
Distance learning and training
Using Microsoft Fax
Use this to send and receive faxes without
the associated costs.
Accessing Microsoft Fax
Receiving a fax
Creating and Managing Web Forms
Use this to create Registration, Feedback,
Suggestion, Survey and other forms. Webform will also add collected data to your database.
For example, if one registers for your meeting by completing an online registration form,
you can manipulate the data you have collected to produce conference badges, lists of
participants by country, state or city at a later time.
Introduction to WebForms
Using Webforms - Summary
Creating a WebForms Form
Creating A Web Presence
CONGRATULATIONS on your smart decision to invest in your future!
Appendix 1 - Basic Browser Exercises
Appendix 2 - Email Exercises
Appendix 3 - NewsGroup Exercises
Appendix 4 - NetMeeting Exercises
Appendix 5 - Internet Functions with Netscape Navigator
Using a Newsgroup Reader
Grabbing Email Addresses from a Newsgroup Post
Appendix 6 - The Geocities Homesteading Program
Use this to get a free homepage and free
email. It's the quickest and simplest way to get started.
Contents of CD-ROM
This folder contains Adobe's Acrobat Reader 3. Many documents on the Internet are
in Acrobat format (PDF format). To read them, you need this program. To install double
click on AR32E30.EXE.
This contains two anti-spam software in separate folders:
Bounce Spam Mail lets you send fake bounce messages to spammers to pretend your address
is invalid. (Great to fake your way out of spam lists!)
-- SPAM BUSTER
Spam Buster is an e-mail filter tool that specifically attempts to get rid of the junk
before the junk gets to your incoming mailbox. Spam Buster can be run before you run your
normal e-mail program or it can be set up to run automatically at intervals during the day
notifying you of new mail with an alarm.
Contains Acronyms.Doc, small guide to computer acronyms, and Microsoft utility
programs to allow MS Word 6.0/95 to read documents created by MS Word 97, and another
utility to allow MS Word 97 to write back files readable by MS Word 6.0/95.
Email Reader lets your PC at home read your email to you on the phone while you're
away. Pick up your email from anywhere in the world. This is a trial version.
Contains Eudora Light version 3.05. Eudora is a popular email software. Double
click on EUL305.EXE to install.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 and various multimedia support files. Double click
on IE4SETUP.EXE to get started.
Juno lets your friends or business associates in the U.S. who do not have Internet
access to communicate with you via email. Double click on JUNOINST.EXE.
Microsoft's NetMeeting version 2.1. Double click on NM21.EXE to install and get
Lets you create survey forms, registration forms, and other data entry forms on the
Web. Double click on SETUP.EXE to install.
WinZip is the most popular shareware for handling compressed files on the Internet,
bulletin board systems, and all other sites. ZIP files consist of one or more files that
have been compressed. Compression of text files are typically 90%. Attaching zipped files
to your email messages conserves a lot of transfer time because the files are so much
smaller. Also zip files allow you to put all related files into one container file.
Double click on WINZIP95.EXE.