How to Get a Second Life: Build a Successful Business and Social Network Inworld [NOOK Book]

Overview

Created by Linden Lab, Second Life is an online metaverse that's taken the world by storm. Individuals and companies are entering this 3D virtual world in their millions and many predict that Second Life is the future of the web and online shopping. However, some fledgling members or 'newbies' find this digital landscape daunting and give up before they've really started. But before you throw in your virtual towel, help is at hand.

Seasoned expert madddyyy Schnook gave up his ...

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How to Get a Second Life: Build a Successful Business and Social Network Inworld

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Overview

Created by Linden Lab, Second Life is an online metaverse that's taken the world by storm. Individuals and companies are entering this 3D virtual world in their millions and many predict that Second Life is the future of the web and online shopping. However, some fledgling members or 'newbies' find this digital landscape daunting and give up before they've really started. But before you throw in your virtual towel, help is at hand.

Seasoned expert madddyyy Schnook gave up his job to work full-time in Second Life, creating virtual guidebooks to teach people how to master various aspects of the metaverse, and hasn't looked back since. In How to Get a Second Life he will teach you all facets of this virtual world.

Learn how to: Take your first steps in Second Life, Socialise, network and make friends, Navigate the 'grid' to find the best places and events, Make REAL money, Create a successful Second Life business, Use Second Life to promote your real life business, Build, script and create textures. Filled with tips and exercises, this easy-to-use guidebook is the perfect companion for your virtual adventures.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000207598
  • Publisher: Vision Paperbacks
  • Publication date: 9/9/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Madddyyy Schnook (AKA Andy Sullivan) is an avatar in Second Life, a known authority and leading brand within its community. He has sold nearly 100,000 e-copies of his guidebooks to online gamers.
 
 

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Table of Contents


Introduction     1
The Basics     3
Mouse-clicking Your Way to Success     16
Your Appearance     31
Visiting Places in SL     45
Socialising     59
How to Make Money     75
Owning Land     89
Creating and Editing Prims     101
Objects and Prims Advanced     109
Textures for Beginners     124
Sculpty Prims     135
Scripts     141
Making Your Own Clothes and Accessories     151
Build Your Own Home and Shop     159
Setting Up Shop     169
Business: Getting Started     181
Business: Marketing, Publicity and Advertising     194
Bringing It All Together     205
A Guide to SL Slang     206
Glossary     208
Short Cut Keys     210
Index     211
Acknowledgements     217
About the Authors     218
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