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Social Networking for Rookies

Social Networking for Rookies

By: LID Editorial

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Who you know has always been as important as what you know, and social or business networks (that is, groups of people connecting together with a common interest) have existed since time began. Your connections can help with everything from business deals or career progression to finding the best restaurant or beach to visit on holiday. Social networking today is changing the way we meet people, make friends and do business. If you aren’t connecting or connected, you will lose out to people who are. In Social Networking for Rookies you will learn how to tap into this vibrant, exciting...

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Herding Cats

Herding Cats

By: Andrew Rohm; Michael Weiss

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

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One of the top marketing challenges that marketing managers and executives face today is to better understand social media and its promise as a marketing platform. The social media ecosystem, including traditional platforms such as Facebook and Twitter and upstarts such as Instagram and Snapchat, have evolved significantly over the past 10 years; so much so that keeping pace with the latest social media platforms can seem like herding cats. Inside, the authors provide a timeless perspective on how to create, manage, and measure social media content to help you craft a more strategic approach...

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WordPress: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition

WordPress: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 07-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2014

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Whether you’re a budding blogger or seasoned Web designer, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites, once you know how to tap its impressive features. The latest edition of this jargon-free Missing Manual shows you how to use WordPress 3.9’s themes, widgets, plug-ins, and souped-up editing and multimedia tools to build just about any kind of site....

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Learning Spark

Learning Spark

By: Holden Karau; Andy Konwinski; Patrick Wendell; Matei Zaharia

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-FEB-2015

Insert Date: 24-JUN-2014

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The Web is getting faster, and the data it delivers is getting bigger. How can you handle everything efficiently? This book introduces Spark, an open source cluster computing system that makes data analytics fast to run and fast to write. With Spark, your job can load data into memory and query it repeatedly much quicker than with disk-based systems like Hadoop MapReduce....

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Map Art Lab

Map Art Lab

By: Jill K BerryAi; Linden McNeilly

Publisher: Quarry Books

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 21-JUN-2014

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Travel through the exciting world of cartography with Map Lab. This fun and creative book features 52 map-related activities set into weekly exercises, beginning with legends and lines, moving through types and styles, and then creating personalized maps that allow you to journey to new worlds. Authors Jill K. Berry and Linden McNeilly guide readers through useful concepts while exploring colorful, eye-catching graphics. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hands-on creative experiences. Map Lab is the perfect book for map lovers, creative/DIY-inspired,...

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Social eCommerce

Social eCommerce

By: ; Jimmy Harding; Jennifer Sheahan

Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 03-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 21-JUN-2014

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Discover how to extend brand reach and forming key business relationships through social media. With this guide, two highly respected experts in ecommerce, online marketing, and social media clearly explain how to increase online sales using social media, complete with case studies....

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Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac, 3rd Edition

Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac, 3rd Edition

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Publisher: TidBITS Publishing, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Start podcasting or take it to the next level with our step-by-step guide!Start podcasting or take your podcast to the next level with start-to-finish guidance from Andy Affleck. You'll learn tricks of the trade as you assemble your hardware and software, make recordings, and add polish by editing and mixing. Once your audio is in the can, you'll find real-world advice and steps for encoding and publishing your episodes.Take Control of Podcasting on the Mac provides the help anyone interested in podcasting on the Mac needs:What do other podcasters do? Find out about the gear and techniques...

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Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes

Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes

By: Ian Lamont

Publisher: i30 Media

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2012

Insert Date: 19-JUN-2014

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Thirty minutes is all the time you'll need to get up to speed with Google Drive, a free online office suite that includes online collaboration and publishing capabilities. Millions of people use Google Drive and its popular word processor, Docs, every day. In just a half-hour, you'll learn registration, file creation and other basics, as well as important time-saving tips and best practices, including:- Converting files between Microsoft Office and Google Drive formats.- Best practices for organizing files in Google Drive.- What to expect with collaboration in Google Drive- Using Google Drive...

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LinkedIn In 30 Minutes

LinkedIn In 30 Minutes

By: Pinola Melanie

Publisher: i30 Media

Publication Date: 10-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUN-2014

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"If you're serious about taking your career to the next level, you need to be on LinkedIn. In LinkedIn In 30 Minutes, author Melanie Pinola (a writer for Lifehacker, ITWorld, and About.com) will show you how to optimize your LinkedIn profile and expand your network. Whether you want to find a new job or advance your career, this guide can be the blueprint for an effective LinkedIn strategy. It includes sections on:- LinkedIn registration and profile setup - Three things your LinkedIn profile must communicate- How to find the right keywords to include in your profile- Real-world examples of...

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Apple Pro Training Series: iPhoto

Apple Pro Training Series: iPhoto

By: Dion Scoppettuolo

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 19-JUN-2014

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With Apple Training Series: iPhoto—the only Apple-certified guide to iPhoto—you will be seamlessly organizing and editing your photos in no time! Using real-life material and practical lessons that you can apply immediately to your own images, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of iPhoto. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through: Setting up your library Arranging photos by faces and places Quick fixes and effects Designing a photo book Creating a slideshow Sharing photos and more! Whether working with Mac OS or iOS,...

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Puppet Reporting and Monitoring

Puppet Reporting and Monitoring

By: Michael Duffy

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Create insightful reports for your server infrastructure using Puppet Learn how to prepare and setup Puppet to report on a wealth of data Develop your own custom plugins and work with report processor systems Explore compelling ways to utilize and present Puppet data with easy-to-follow examples In Detail Starting with the very basics of Puppet, Puppet Reporting and Monitoring will guide you through configuring additional reports and creating new, feature-rich reports using the comprehensive Puppet tool. Packed with practical examples and precise instructions, this book...

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Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook

Near Field Communication with Android Cookbook

By: Vitor Subtil

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 13-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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Discover the endless possibilities of using Android NFC capabilities to enhance your apps over 50 practical recipes Practical and real-life examples showing how and where NFC can be used Discover how to exploit NFC capabilities to enhance your apps to easily share and interact with the world Learn how to extend cross-device content sharing by taking advantage of Android Beam's capabilities In Detail Near Field Communication, or simply NFC, is an emerging technology with endless applicability. Its low battery consumption and simplicity are the keys to its success. Near...

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Communicating Data with Tableau

Communicating Data with Tableau

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 01-JUL-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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Go beyond spreadsheets and tables and design a data presentation that really makes an impact. This practical guide shows you how to use Tableau Software to convert raw data into compelling data visualizations that provide insight or allow viewers to explore the data for themselves. You’ll learn how to craft articulate and creative data visualizations with Tableau Desktop 8.1 and Tableau Public 8.1....

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Programming the BeagleBone Black: Getting Started with JavaScript and BoneScript

Programming the BeagleBone Black: Getting Started with JavaScript and BoneScript

By: Simon Monk

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics

Publication Date: 15-APR-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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Program your own BeagleBone Black projects! Build creative BeagleBone Black devices--no prior programming or electronics experience required. In Programming the BeagleBone Black , electronics guru Simon Monk explains essential application development methods through straightforward directions and cool downloadable examples. Discover how to navigate the board, write and debug code, use expansion capes, and control external hardware. Easy-to-follow plans show you how to wire up and program a Web-controlled roving robot and an e-mail notifier that lights an incandescent lamp. ...

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Build Your Own Quadcopter: Power Up Your Designs with the Parallax Elev-8

Build Your Own Quadcopter: Power Up Your Designs with the Parallax Elev-8

By: Donald Norris

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics

Publication Date: 23-APR-2014

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2014

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Build a custom multirotor aircraft! Build and customize radio-controlled quadcopters that take off, land, hover, and soar. Build Your Own Quadcopter: Power Up Your Designs with the Parallax Elev-8 features step-by-step assembly plans and experiments that will have you launching fully functioning quadcopters in no time. Discover how to connect Elev-8 components, program the microcontroller, use GPS, and safely fly your quadcopter. This fun, do-it-yourself guide fuels your creativity with ideas for radical enhancements, including return-to-home functionality, formation flying, and...

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The Ultimate Guide to Bitcoins

The Ultimate Guide to Bitcoins

By: Michael Miller

Publisher: Que

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin covers all aspects of the Bitcoin phenomenon, explaining how virtual currency works, how it differs from and compares to traditional currency, the history of Bitcoin, how to purchase and pay with bitcoins, where and how one can obtain and manage a Bitcoin wallet, how to become a Bitcoin minor, and more. In addition, this book presents information about competing virtual currencies, and compares them to Bitcoin. Readers will also learn to judge the relative value and safety of the Bitcoin currency, and determine...

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Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps

Windows 8.1 for Seniors QuickSteps

By: Marty Matthews

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

Publication Date: 11-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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A full-color, visual guide to the basics of Windows 8.1, written for seniors, by a senior in a jargon-free style, using specific examples in clear, step-by-step instructions Start using Windows 8 or 8.1 right away--the QuickSteps way. Full-color screenshots on every page with clear instructions make it easy to use this versatile operating system on any device and navigate the interface with a touchscreen, keyboard, or mouse. Written by a senior for seniors, this book shows you how to customize your desktop, store data, browse the Internet, use email, work with documents and...

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Mobile for Good

Mobile for Good

By: Heather Mansfield

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-MAR-2014

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"Even if you can only invest 5 staff hours and a mobile and social media budget of $1,000 annually, your nonprofit must invest in mobile and social media." -- Heather Mansfield Mobile devices are fast becoming the #1 means of digital communication. If you want a sustainable future for your nonprofit, you need to have a strong presence on prospective donors' tablets and smartphones. Statistics prove that the most successful online fundraising campaigns are those designed for portable devices--from 2-inch smartphone screens to 17-inch laptops. In this groundbreaking book,...

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How to Do Everything: iCloud, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

How to Do Everything: iCloud, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

Publication Date: 08-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Maximize the latest iCloud capabilities This all-new edition of How To Do Everything: iCloud fully covers iCloud’s versatile features and offers step-by-step directions on how to use each one, including Shared Photo Streams, the iWork for iCloud apps, and iCloud Keychain. You’ll learn how to set up iCloud, transfer and sync app-specific data, documents, files, photos, music, and other content among your computers and iOS mobile devices. Use iCloud with your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod touch Migrate from Apple MobileMe to iCloud Learn new iCloud features,...

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The Power of Visual Storytelling: How to Use Visuals, Videos, and Social Media to Market Your Brand

The Power of Visual Storytelling: How to Use Visuals, Videos, and Social Media to Market Your Brand

By: Ekaterina Walter; Jessica Gioglio

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 10-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Attention is the new commodity. Visual Storytelling is the new currency. Human brain processes visuals 60,000x faster than text. Web posts with visuals drive up to 180% more engagement than those without. Viewers spend 100% more time on web pages with videos. Filled with full-color images and thought-provoking examples from leading companies, The Power of Visual Storytelling explains how to grow your business and strengthen your brand by leveraging photos, videos, infographics, presentations, and other rich media. The book delivers a powerful road map for getting started,...