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QuickBooks® 2014 on Demand

QuickBooks® 2014 on Demand

By: Michelle L. Long; Gail Perry

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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Need answers quickly? QuickBooks 2014 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Inside the Book Learn everything you need to know to quickly start using your QuickBooks financial software Produce and...

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Google+ Hangouts™ for Business: How to Use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time

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Google+ Hangouts™ for Business: How to Use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time

By: David Amerland; Mike Downes

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 10-APR-2014

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Google+ Hangouts™ can help you build brands, shorten sales cycles, improve customer service, train staff, align employees behind strategy, and a whole lot more. You name it, someone’s doing it successfully with Hangouts. You can, too—and Google+ Hangouts for Business will show you how. David Amerland completely demystifies Hangouts: the hands-on tools, best-practice techniques, opportunities, even the etiquette. Amerland reveals exactly how to profit from Hangouts, even if you have absolutely no video or business social networking experience. You’ll discover why Hangouts isn't “just another”...

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Statistical Analysis: Microsoft® Excel® 2013

Statistical Analysis: Microsoft® Excel® 2013

By: Conrad Carlberg

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 03-APR-2014

Insert Date: 08-APR-2014

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Use Excel 2013’s statistical tools to transform your data into knowledge Conrad Carlberg shows how to use Excel 2013 to perform core statistical tasks every business professional, student, and researcher should master. Using real-world examples, Carlberg helps you choose the right technique for each problem and get the most out of Excel’s statistical features, including recently introduced consistency functions. Along the way, he clarifies confusing statistical terminology and helps you avoid common mistakes. You’ll learn how to use correlation and regression, analyze variance and...

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WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide

WordPress Absolute Beginner’s Guide

By: Tris Hussey

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 18-APR-2014

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More than 70 million websites and blogs run on WordPress: it's the world's #1 web development tool. Now, you can make the most of WordPress without becoming a technical expert. WordPress Absolute Beginner's Guide is the fastest way to get comfortable and productive with WordPress and its most powerful tools. Whether you're new to WordPress or not, this practical, approachable book will show you how to do exactly what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time - all explained with full-color illustrations. Leading WordPress instructor Tris Hussey provides...

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LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Build and Program your Own LEGO Robots

LEGO Mindstorms EV3: Build and Program your Own LEGO Robots

By: Marziah Karch

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The eagerly-awaited LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics platform has arrived! It’s only the third Mindstorms model revision since 1998, and it’s already today’s #1 platform for everyone who wants to do modern robotics without complex wiring or soldering. Now, there’s a complete, step-by-step full-color tutorial for the LEGO Mindstorms EV3: all you need to know, including the basic programming knowledge you need (and most introductory guides skip)! You’ll start by “unboxing” your new EV3 kit, and getting to know every component, from motors and...

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Top 100 Windows® 8.1 Apps

Top 100 Windows® 8.1 Apps

By: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 28-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 29-MAR-2014

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Windows 8 and 8.1 are all about the new Modern interface and new full-screen Modern apps. There are more than 60,000 Modern apps in the Windows Store--so how do you find the ones that are best for you? Here’s where to start: Top 100 Windows 8.1 Apps, by Michael Miller. As the title implies, this book points out the top 100 Modern Windows apps in ten different categories, from games to social media to sports to travel. Use this book to go right to the best apps in every category--and discover another couple of hundred “honorable mentions” worth considering, too!...

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My iMovie®

My iMovie®

By: Craig James Johnston; Cheryl Brumbaugh-Duncan

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iMovie screenshots that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iMovie problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from iMovie. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through everything you want to do with iMovie. Learn how to: •    Become familiar with the layout of the new iMovie for Mac interface •    Organize and manage your iMovie Library, videos, photos, and other digital media •    Import your videos into iMovie •    Precisely trim movie clips to show exactly what you want in your movie •    Correct...

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iPad® and iPhone® Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

iPad® and iPhone® Digital Photography Tips and Tricks

By: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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iPad and iPhone Digital Photography Tips and Tricks Easily Unlock the Power of Digital Photography on Your iPad or iPhone Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away to capture, edit, and share amazing photos with your iPad or iPhone! This easy-to-understand guide teaches you all the iOS skills and photographic techniques you need to go far beyond snapshots. Whatever you’re shooting–portraits, candids, babies, sports, pets, landscapes, vacations, nature, anything–it will help you get incredible results. Then, you’ll master more ways to share your images than ever before:...

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My iPhoto®

My iPhoto®

By: Michael Grothaus

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhoto screenshots that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhoto problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from iPhoto. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through doing everything you want to do with iPhoto. Learn how to Import your photos Flag and rate your photos Search your photos by text, date, keywords, and more Organize your photos into events and albums Create Smart albums Create Faces albums to group photos of your friends and family together Use Places...

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Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH

Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH

By: Brian Knittel; Paul McFedries

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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Windows® 8.1 IN DEPTH Do more in less time! Experienced with Windows? Don’t let Windows 8.1 make you feel like a beginner again! This book is packed with intensely useful knowledge you won’t find anywhere else. Full of new tips and shortcuts, it’s the fastest, best way to master Windows 8.1’s full power, get comfortable with its radically different interface, and leverage its new tools for everything from business to video, security to social networking! •    Take a quick guided tour of everything that’s new in Windows 8.1 •    Survive without the Start menu •    Navigate...

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Spin Sucks: Communication and Reputation Management in the Digital Age

Spin Sucks: Communication and Reputation Management in the Digital Age

By: Gini Dietrich

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 25-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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Unleash Your Secret Weapon for Restoring Trust: Open, Honest Communications! Most PR books tell you how to “spin” your message. People are sick of that! Spin Sucks will teach you how to communicate honestly, responsibly, openly, and authentically…and truly earn the trust of your customers, stakeholders, investors, and communities. Top PR thought leader and blogger Gini Dietrich runs the number one PR blog in the world, spinsucks.com, where she shares cutting-edge tips and tools for effective, ethical communications. Now, she’s integrated all she’s learned into a complete, actionable guide...

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Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully

Out of Office: How to Work from Home, Telecommute, or Workshift Successfully

By: Simon Salt

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 25-FEB-2014

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Work where you want, when you want! Want the flexibility to work outside the office? It’s not all “peaches and cream”! There are real pitfalls, real tradeoffs, real hassles. But there are also real solutions. Whether you’re freelancing, telecommuting, or workshifting, this up-to-the-minute guide will help you anticipate every challenge—and overcome them! Simon Salt shares the experiences of dozens of people who’ve customized successful out-of-office work arrangements for virtually every imaginable job and industry. Discover what it takes to run a successful meeting from a coffee shop…manage...

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My Kindle Fire HDX

My Kindle Fire HDX

By: Jennifer Ackerman Kettell

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2014

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Kindle Fire HDX photos that show you exactly what to do Help when you run into Kindle Fire HDX problems or limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Kindle Fire HDX Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Kindle Fire HDX working just the way you want. Learn how to: Quickly set up your Kindle Fire HDX or HD Connect to practically any network, including unlisted WiFi networks Smoothly transfer content between cloud, computer, and tablet Find your favorite books,...

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My Samsung Galaxy Note® 3

My Samsung Galaxy Note® 3

By: Craig James Johnston; Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2014

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to Samsung Galaxy Note 3 photos that show you exactly what to do Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Note 3 problems or limitations Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 working just the way you want. Learn how to     •    Make the most of Galaxy Note 3’s powerful hardware—from S Pen to sensors     •    Connect the right way at the right time, with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, VPNs, NFC, and beaming     •    Transform your...

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Talking to Siri®: Mastering the Language of Apple’s Intelligent Assistant, Third Edition

Talking to Siri®: Mastering the Language of Apple’s Intelligent Assistant, Third Edition

By: Erica Sadun; Steve Sande

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2014

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*Includes a new Q&A with the creator of Siri! Sweet-talk Siri for iOS 7 into doing practically anything! Under iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks, Siri is better than ever: faster, smarter, more responsive. And it’s even more amazing when you really know how to talk to it. Top Apple experts Sande and Sadun introduce you to the newest version of Siri. This release offers more functionality than you ever thought possible! You’ll find tested step-by-step instructions for perfect results--including new Siri techniques and responses you won’t discover anywhere else! Teach Siri to recognize...

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My LinkedIn®

My LinkedIn®

By: Patrice-Anne Rutledge

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 27-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 31-DEC-2013

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My LinkedIn® Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do Help when you run into problems or limitations with LinkedIn Tips and Notes to help you take full advantage of LinkedIn Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through making the most of LinkedIn! Learn how to:   •   Leverage the vast LinkedIn network, with hundreds of millions of members worldwide   •   Create your LinkedIn account, explore the LinkedIn site, and get started fast   •   Define your goals and create a profile that helps you achieve them   •   Enhance...

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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows® 8.1 Edition, Seventh Edition

Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows® 8.1 Edition, Seventh Edition

By: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 29-DEC-2013

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Make the most of your new Windows® 8.1 notebook, desktop computer, or tablet–without becoming a technical expert! This book is the fastest way to get comfortable, get productive, get online, get started with social networking, make more connections, and have more fun! Even if you’ve never used a Windows computer before, this book shows you how to do what you want, one incredibly clear and easy step at a time. Computer basics have never, ever been this simple! Who knew how simple using computers could be? This is today’s best beginner’s guide to using your computer or tablet with the new...

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Easy OS X® Mavericks

Easy OS X® Mavericks

By: Kate Binder

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 24-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 27-DEC-2013

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Easy Mac OS X is the perfect companion for everyone who's bought a new Macintosh with the new OS X pre-installed, every Mac user who's upgrading to the newest version of OS X, and for the many new Mac users who've just switched from Windows. This full-color, utterly simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the tasks beginner-to-intermediate users need to master. Like all books in the Easy series, it's designed to teach visually; readers never have to work their way through lengthy text explanations. Here's just some of what readers will learn how...

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QuickBooks® 2014 In Depth

QuickBooks® 2014 In Depth

By: Laura Madeira

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 30-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Do more in less time! Whether you’re an entrepreneur, accountant, or bookkeeper, this comprehensive guide will help you get the most out of QuickBooks 2014: more productivity, more business knowledge, and more value! Drawing on her unsurpassed QuickBooks consulting and accounting experience, Laura Madeira delivers quickstart instructions plus step-by-step guides and practical checklists for taking total control over business finances. With Quickbooks and this book at your disposal, you’ll improve everything from planning to reporting and payroll to invoicing. Create a new QuickBooks...

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SEO Made Easy: Everything You Need to Know About SEO and Nothing More

SEO Made Easy: Everything You Need to Know About SEO and Nothing More

By: Evan Bailyn

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 19-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2013

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Today’s SEO Secrets in Plain English: What to Know, What to Do, How to Win! This book is a revised and updated version of the acclaimed Outsmarting Google: SEO Secrets to Winning New Business by Evan Bailyn How do people find you? They search. Simple, right? So, why does Search Engine Optimization seem so complicated? Search engines and consultants love it that way. If you don’t understand SEO, you’ll pay big bucks for a job you could easily do yourself…if you read SEO Made Easy! Evan Bailyn has spent his days uncovering secret search engine rules and finding new ways to outsmart...