Steve Black - Founder and CEO. Online.
"…the largest online library of quality, up-to-date information and tutorials regarding the most popular and useful Internet-based products available.”
"The educational content will always be free and fully accessible without needing to create an account. Beyond basic training, Techboomers will work with its partner services and users to empower older adults to become Internet experts within their personal networks in such a way that builds both their connections and their confidence with using technology."
"Use Our Video and Article Tutorials for Existing Classes…Feel free to print out our articles for class handouts or share our videos!"
- Introduces senior computer users to trusted websites and Internet-based apps in an easy way and sends targeted emails based on interests.
- Provides free computer learning videos and tutorials in an easy to understand non tech-savvy language.
- Keeps its senior Internet users informed about products through alerts and email newsletters.
Techboomers.com provides information in several categories. Seniors can find help on how to use:
- Educational Websites – Wikipedia, Google Maps, Ted.com, WebMD.
- Online Course Websites –Coursera, Lynda.com, Udemy.
- Reading and Literature – Goodreads, Overdrive.
- Video and Image Sharing- Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr, Tumbir, YouTube.
- Communication – WhatsApp, Snapchat, Skype.
- Online Dating – eHarmony, Match.com, Stich.com.
- Music Streaming – Spotify, SoundCloud, BBC Player.
- Online Shopping – Amazon Prime, eBay, Etsy.
- Travel and Vacation – Airbnb, Expedia, Priceline, VRBO.
- Coupon and Discount Shopping – Groupon, Craigslist.
- Fundraising – KickStarter.
- News and Information – Huffington Post, CNN, Wunderground.
An Internet 101 course is also available to seniors covering online safety, privacy and passwords.
Techboomers.com breaks down each website into step by step learning providing information under the following sample headings:
- What is the website?
- Reviews of the website.
- Is the website safe and reliable?
- How to subscribe or join.
- How to upload an image or video.
- How does the website make money.
The website encourages others to teach seniors digital literacy and share the information found on Techboomers.com by:
- Printing out or digitally distributing tutorials to students.
- Sharing videos found on the Techboomers.com YouTube website.
- Play Techboomers.com videos for seniors during in-person classes.
If an organization would like to help seniors learn computer skills at a computer lab they will have access to Techboomers.com promotional marketing materials such as posters, logos, and more.
Techboomers.com puts out new tutorials weekly.
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