Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Consumer To Consumer Netiquette

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Business has a style to it. It is a professional style, business Netiquette. Some may argue that consumer to consumer sales has no style. Traditionally, consumer to consumer sales have been considered unprofessional. 

The Information Age is changing the basis of our economy by adding a new layer of Netiquette for informatization because intellectual property, information, becomes the basis. Information becoming the basis of the economy changes the sales process and market distribution of products. It makes consumer to consumer sales a larger portion of the economy. It makes them popular.

The internet is being used for e-commerce by everyone, which makes consumer to consumer sales a new market. This new market is the additional layer of Netiquette for informatization. Craigslist, eBay, PayPal, Square, and Half.com are popular consumer to consumer sales websites. 

eBay, for example, allows consumers to sell brand name products in the same market as corporations. The physical product or service is not the basis of the transaction in the case of eBay. The basis of the transaction is the information provided by the seller. It is the Information Age. Netiquette is how you make sales because it denotes popular information dissemination techniques, rules of Netiquette.

Netiquette Rules for Consumer To Consumer Sales
  • It is proper Netiquette for a consumer seller to have a website with an about section.
  • It is proper Netiquette for a consumer buyer to read the about section of a consumer sellers website.
  • It is proper Netiquette to verify consumer to consumer sales and identities with email authentication.
  • It is proper Netiquette to use a credit card and reader for in person consumer to consumer sales.
  • It is proper Netiquette to refuse personal checks for consumer to consumer sales.

These e-commerce tips come from experience working with merchants. Each rule is based on a situation that I have handled for merchants.


David Chiles
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Monday, October 20, 2014

Tutorial Netiquette Rules


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Principles of Netiquette Cloud
The internet is very helpful. There are a lot of things it can teach you. One way we learn new things from the internet is the video tutorial. Video tutorials come in all formats and lengths. MP4 and QuickTime are common video tutorial formats found on the internet. The length varies. Most are in the range of 3 to 10 minutes.

Video tutorials are videos that show you how to do something. They provide valuable lessons for informatization when used with proper Netiquette because they teach us how to use the internet.

Netiquette Books
Netiquette Books
I have utilized video tutorials for creating a Table of Contents for eBooks on Smashwords. There are several WordPress installation videos that were helpful in setting up the plugin for a website. In fact, a tutorial taught me how to sew a button on my jacket. Tutorials have given me good information that has helped me sell my books, build a website, and look good doing it. It's all good Netiquette.

Tutorial Netiquette Rules
  • It is proper Netiquette to watch the whole tutorial before you try and perform the tasks.
  • It is proper Netiquette to follow the actions of the instructor on your machine.
  • It is proper Netiquette to pause the tutorial when performing the action steps.
  • It is proper Netiquette to ask questions in forums if you get stuck on a tutorial.
  • It is proper Netiquette to comment about extreme issues encountered.

These rules will help you learn from others on the internet. Look for tutorials on YouTube and Vimeo among other places. Thanks for reading. Practice proper Netiquette.


David Chiles
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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

October Netiquette News


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Principles of Netiquette Cloud
The Netiquette News is something I have always loved, but have never really found a way to fit it into Netiquette. I have a background in technical support within the customer service field including writing technical letters. So, Netiquette comes naturally based on my family interest, professional experience, educational background, and personal interests. 

I am the descendant of Persian Royalty on my Mothers' side. In the past my professional endeavors led me to author technical letters and provide technical support for electronic commerce. Education has always been something for me to seek out, which I have, earning the equivalent of a computer science degree with a concentration in internet programming. Personally, I am a technology Geek, Netiquette Man. A guy who will help you with your technology and loves to report about it.

Reporting the news is something a little different than Netiquette News. Netiquette News is technology news and Netiquette opinion. The October Netiquette Newsletter is about 'how to': install software and get online discounts. There is a Netiquette update and two Netiquette How To: articles in this issue of the Netiquette Newsletter.

Netiquette News is basic information that everyone needs. It is complimentary to creating your own Netiquette style within the rules of Netiquette. Netiquette How To articles are a component of Netiquette Opinion in the mission statement. The mission of the Netiquette Newsletter is to provide Technology News and Netiquette Opinion. 

The subscribers receive email messages with exclusive content. The Netiquette Newsletter website contains full versions of the articles in the newsletter. The exclusive content provided in the newsletter is based solely on the domains of the subscribers. 

For example, the exclusive content provided this edition of the Netiquette Newsletter is the definition of online community. This definition is a short hand explanation. It comes from the definition provided in the book Internet Etiquette: Netiquette Fundamentals, Rules, & Optimization. 

Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Many of the technical definitions used come from the book The Principles of Netiquette. The definitions provided in my books and written throughout the website are comprehensive. The definitions contained in the Netiquette Dictionary currently are a quick read style guide. A premium Netiquette Dictionary may be needed.

The Netiquette Newsletter compliments Netiquette for informatization. Informatization is a word and a website. The domain is primarily controlled by China. I own the .net version. Informatization is an overarching concept for Netiquette that fits the news into the concept of Netiquette. 

Basically, Netiquette is required for informatization. Informatization creates more Netiquette. Basic Netiquette is informatization. Advanced Netiquette is style. I have decided that it is going to be a concept that includes freedom and equality. I own the domains.

In any event. The online community is coming together quite nicely in my humble opinion. This edition of the Newsletter represents a lot of professional growth for me on a personal level. The Netiquette Newsletter and subscriber list are the exact skills Zion Partners suggested I display in my portfolio at a recent meeting. 

The Netiquette Newsletter website uses a PHP back-end framework that they were interested in me proving I could work with. The actual email is another skill mentioned in the meeting. They wanted examples of responsive emails. It is a html responsive email using the Mail Chimp platform to organize the campaigns integrated with Wufoo forms for sign up from the Netiquette website. This edition is just the first professional level work I have done. There is a lot more I am going to do. There is a lot more I can do.

David Chiles
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Evernote Netiquette Rules

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Principles of Netiquette Cloud
Evernote is popular App that is very underrated. I used it on my desktop, laptop, and tablet to plan chapters for my books. It was crucial in capturing brainstorming sessions. For me, typing my thoughts into a structured document that I knew was not going to turn into a Word Processing document gave it a new angle. A good Evernote document conveys clear notes with neat graphics and nice formatting.


Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
It is proper Netiquette to take notes with Evernote because the App, desktop, website, and mobile, creates good notes. The software has the capabilities of a word processor with the power of a slide show presentation because of formatting, integration with other Apps, and other features and benefits. There are Netiquette rules, which, can be followed as advice or tips for style to assist in effective communication. These Netiquette rules are common practices. Feel free to add your own to come up with your own style.


Evernote Netiquette Rules
  • It is proper Netiquette to make comprehensive notes that contain relevant resources and references.
  • It is proper Netiquette to format notes with lists, indents, and font styles.
  • It is proper Netiquette to integrate other applications with Evernote.
  • It is proper Netiquette to synchronize notes regularly.
  • It is proper Netiquette to backup notes regularly.

In conclusion, Evernote is a great big App. The way in which it is distributed appears to be a clear model for creating and using internet based applications going forward. It is such a good App others will model their businesses after it because we find its simplicity so useful in a crowded market. Take great notes and practice proper Netiquette.

David Chiles
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Friday, October 10, 2014

Rules of Netiquette for Ordering Groceries Online

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Principles of Netiquette Cloud
I was thinking about how to get people interested in e-commerce because the current market is so inefficient. It is unreasonable to spend time shopping because time is such a precious commodity. There are a lot better things anyone could be doing than shopping. 

Shopping is a routine activity that is done by most people or households. Buying groceries is the simplest shopping activity to order online because it is so routine. There are several grocery stores that allow online ordering and delivery. Amazon offers the service in large cities. 


Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
I have been having groceries delivered for a while. There is a culture to it. It reminds me of having milk delivered in the old days. We actually had Milk delivered when I grew up. My Grandma Nettie even knows how to do it. She loves the Amazon delivery driver the most.

Each company has their own way of delivering groceries. There are things you can do and ways to get the best deals, Netiquette.


Online Grocery Netiquette Rules
  • It is proper Netiquette to order groceries for next day delivery.
  • It is proper Netiquette to pick up special items yourself.
  • It is proper Netiquette to keep your phone on during the delivery window.
  • It is proper Netiquette to prepare a place for the groceries to be placed.
  • It is proper Netiquette to have a clean home for the delivery person.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Google Books Netiquette Rules

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Principles of Netiquette Cloud

Most people do not know that they have an electronic reader mobile App in their Android ecosystem. Google Books is a free e-Reader mobile App that comes installed on Android devices. It does not work on Windows desktops, but it will let your read an eBook on a smartphone or tablet. It's good Netiquette.

The Google Books App is good Netiquette because reading eBooks are going to take us to the Information Age. The internet is bringing about the Information Age as intended. Information is acquired through learning. We have to educate ourselves into the Information Age, which requires books. In this case, eBooks to acquire the information at a significantly lower cost than a traditional education.
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette

eBooks are taking us to the Information Age because they contain information we need to communicate, survive, and do business. The Google Books e-Reader App is the first step in taking the United States there, S. Korea is already there, and I am not sure at the state of China's development, but they are using my site more than S. Korea now. Using the Google Books App with proper Netiquette will get us, USA, into the Information Age faster than without because the Netiquette will make learning popular.

Google Books Netiquette Rules
  • It is proper Netiquette to read ebooks on Android devices with Google Books. Read.
  • It is proper Netiquette to download sample ebooks available from Google Play.
  • It is proper Netiquette to set Google Books as your default reader for opening ePub files.
  • It is proper Netiquette to read a free ebook.
  • It is proper Netiquette to recommend an ebook from Google Books.
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Kindle App eReading Rules

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Principles of Netiquette Cloud

Reading a book on an electronic device is different than reading a book in real life, irl. Website reading does not count as an eBook either. Website reading feels like a chore in some cases because the font is so small and hard to read. eBooks are a lot better, but it depends on the e-Reader as well.

The Kindle App from Amazon is a great e-Reader because it creates a customized experience for reading eBooks.  The App indents the first line of each paragraph for you. It uses large font with greater space in between lines than most websites place in between lines of text. The display is full screen.
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette

The App turns Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS computers, mobile devices, and electronics into e-Readers. There is a Kindle App in the Windows App Store, Windows Phone App Store, Mac App Store, Google Play Store, and iTunes App Store. Below are the rules of Netiquette for using the App.

Kindle App Netiquette Rules
  • It is proper Netiquette to install the Kindle App on all mobile devices.
  • It is proper Netiquette to install the Kindle App on all desktops.
  • It is proper Netiquette to build a library.
  • It is proper Netiquette to read all mobile eBooks with the Kindle App.
  • It is proper Netiquette to shop the Kindle Store.

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Bitbucket Netiquette Rules


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Principles of Netiquette Cloud
Bitbucket is similar to Naptster, but it is for Nerds. Napster was a very popular music file sharing domain. Bitbucket is a legitimate file sharing network. Like Napster it has a cult like following. Unlike Napster the files it shares are software programs. A Bitbucket account is part of a balanced online image for programmers. Nerds, geeks, and others interested in the internet should have profiles as well because it provides access to programs you cannot get anywhere else.

Bitbucket is a file repository and version control system for software applications. It is a free service that allows users to upload, download, and share software at all stages of development. There are various privacy and sharing settings for working on software in groups. A variety of open source software is available on the site from various users.
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette

For example, a blog application I am developing to post customer service articles for the Informatization eStore can be found in my public profile. I hope to deploy it later this month. It is in its 5th iteration and this is the second time I am trying to develop it. The way that you use Bitbucket has a sort of style that is all your own, Netiquette. This lends itself to the cultural Netiquette rules below.

Bitbucket Netiquette Rules
  • It is proper Netiquette to create at least one public repository.
  • It is proper Netiquette to Watch another users repository.
  • It is proper Netiquette to connect accounts with Bitbucket.
  • It is proper Netiquette to push, upload.
  • It is proper Netiquette to pull, download.

Netiquette rules are, tips, or advice that will keep you active in the community. There are a lot of programming resources. These Netiquette rules represent a style of staying active in the community where you can find the resources.

David Chiles
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Friday, October 3, 2014

Square Netiquette Rules


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Principles of Netiquette Cloud
I am a male cheerleader for the Information Age. In other words, I am a Nerd and a Geek. Today's cheer is for an e-commerce payment platform. The rules of Netiquette for using Square to accept payments will lead us to victory in the Information Age.

Victory in the Information Age has nothing to do with winning a war against another group. Victory in the Information Age is full employment. War is business now. Violence is bad Netiquette.

If you are not employed, employ yourself and keep looking for a job. Do something. Affiliate marketing at the least. Independent contracting is a must for the unemployed in the Information Age. Bill Gates wrote a book about it, The Road Ahead.

The following Netiquette rules will aid and assist you in receiving payment for self employed work. They also serve as ideas for ways to make money. I used to provide customer service for mobile card readers before Square ever existed. As a result, I know how people have processed transactions on mobile readers in the past.

Square Up Netiquette Rules
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  • Online Store - It is proper Netiquette to open an online store to sell personal products when you open a Square Account.
  • Festival - It is proper Netiquette to sell arts and crafts at festivals and fairs taking payment with your square reader.
  • Services - It is proper Netiquette to perform professional services for payment and use your Square account to receive telephone payment.
  • Mobile - It is proper Netiquette to perform mobile services and receive payment through a Square reader. 
  • Marketing - It is proper Netiquette to advertise products and services that you offer to employ yourself. Sell yourself.

The Information Age was planned a long time ago. It is not shaping up to be as it was exactly planned. We have to make it work for us. We have to employ ourselves. People with jobs in the Information Age are the lucky enough not to have to think for themselves. Everyone else will be self employed because everyone knows how to do everything for themselves. We all have the information.

David Chiles
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

E-commerce Payment Platforms

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Principles of Netiquette Cloud

E-commerce payment platform is a big term for a simple concept in Netiquette. The concept of an e-commerce payment platform is the issuance and acceptance of debit and credit cards as electronic payment. E-commerce, electronic commerce, is more than just making and receiving payments. Payments are just one platform of e-commerce.

E-commerce payment platforms are the catalyst of informatization because we have to be comfortable with computers to use them as the basis for our economy. To get the Information Age to happen in a given area people need to start using the internet for everything in that area. An area can be geographic or conceptual.


Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
Netiquette - Internet Etiquette
An e-commerce payment platform is a computer that can accept electronic payment from a group of users. Credit and Debit cards and their associated accounts issue and accept electronic payment from merchants. Card readers swipe a magnetic strip or account holders enter their account number and expiration date to make or receive a payment. Credit card processing is the basic payment platform of the internet. 

Square Up and PayPal are two internet payment processors who have created new platforms for e-commerce built on top of credit card processing. Square Up and PayPal offer credit card readers that attach to smartphones and tablets. These readers can process transactions with a mobile app. 

Square Up and PayPal are e-commerce platforms that offer individuals more payment options. Square Up provides personal card readers for users to take payment. PayPal offers card readers and eBay buyer protection. These e-commerce platforms are internet based. Credit card processing is not necessarily internet based.

In conclusion, an e-commerce payment platform is just another way to pay for something. The platform is where the transaction takes place. All online payment platforms are e-commerce platforms. The ones mentioned in this blog are the platforms most people are using.

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