Key points covered in this module are:
As we have entered the “knowledge” economy, more wealth will be created through knowledge.
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged and increased constantly, or it vanishes." Peter Drucker
Some tools to help you learn on the internet include Wikipedia which is a free multilingual online encyclopedia written and maintained by a team of volunteers. It has over 3.7 million articles in English.
Another great source of learning is YouTube which is a free video-sharing website that makes it easy to watch videos online. You can YouTube any teacher with great knowledge, ideas, and see a lot of lectures hosted by them.
Khan Academy.org is great for those in school and has video tutorials on solving mathematical problems, biology among others.
Ted.com has lectures from leading thinkers around the world such as scientists, marketers, and others. It is a great source of getting updated on the latest thinking around the world.
A great resource for entrepreneurs is eCorner Stanford where you get stories from the greatest entrepreneurs such as founders of Google.
There are various ways you can teach and spread knowledge online that includes the following:
• Publishing a book on lulu.com and Createspace where you can upload your word document and then turned into a book. It is printed on demand when a customer makes an order.
• Online webinars such as Go ToMeeting which is a paid-for software where you can have 1000 people on your webinar with a live learning environment.
• You can use tools like Moodle.org which is an open-source course management software that allows you to set up a virtual university or school.
• You can use vBulletin which is an online forum. It allows you to create forums, answer questions and other members are able to see the answers even after several years so that you don't have to answer the same questions again.
• Skype allows you to share screen and teach one on one, answer phone calls and mentor student on a topic. You can charge them per hour.
Monetize your knowledge by charging people for your content or by developing a course where thousands of students can sign up. Also, you can record tutorials using software such as ScreenFlow, Camtasia Studio and upload them to YouTube.
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