The Complete Idiot's Guide to Journalism

Author: Christopher K. Passante

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626294

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 4688

An insider helps money-seekers crack their way into Craigslist! For those short on cash, the free website Craigslist provides a wide range of money-making opportunities, from selling personal items to setting up an entrepreneurial business to finding a new job. This guide provides the best strategies, creative ideas, and inside tips for maximizing the selling, buying, and bartering potential on the Craigslist. ? Maximizes opportunities for the over 500 Craigslist sites worldwide ? Over 40 million U.S. users and 12 billion page views each month, the eighth most-viewed English-language site in the world ? MSNBC report: large increase in items sold on Craigslist, even as economy slows ? A unique focus on money-making opportunities and job search capabilities within Craigslist
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Journalism

Author: Christopher Passante

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1436294398

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 5803

Breaking news! This is like having J-school in a book. In recent years, news reporting has dramatically changed. While the basic, 'who, what, when, where and why' of journalism is still relevant, aspiring journalists are now asking 'How?' The 21st century of blogs, instant internet access, and 24-hour news shows with minute-by-minute updates has made reporting a whole new - and very competitive - business. Here, a newspaper veteran answers every question about the new world of journalism, and explores every possibility for success. ? Covers TV, radio, magazine, newspaper, e-zine, podcast, and internet reporting ? Includes a resource list of media outlets, schools and university programs ? Explores different angles for approaching hard news, entertainment, weather or sports
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Choosing a College Major

Author: Randall S. Hansen, PhD

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626391

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 698

How to figure out what you want out of college - and life. Choosing a college major is the biggest decision of one's college experience, and there are many factors to consider. Here, you will discover which majors will give the best chances of finding employment, which majors are most likely to lead to the highest-paying jobs, what major best suits each personality, and what skills and background you need to realize your goals.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Critical Reading

Author: Amy Wall,Regina Wall

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 144069642X

Category: Reference

Page: 336

View: 6426

The essential guide to looking at literature with your own two eyes. What students know about Shakespeare, Orwell, Dickens, and Twain is primarily what their instructors tell them. Here's a book that teaches the students how to move on to the next level-evaluate and read critically on their own, trust their own opinions, develop original ideas, analyze characters, and find a deeper appreciation for fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and more. * Ideal companion for college students and accessible for the casual reader as well * Covers fiction, poetry, narrative nonfiction, biographies and memoirs, essays and editorials, and newspapers, magazines, and journals * Features examples from published writing * Includes a reading list and a glossary of literary terms
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Recovering from Identity Theft

Author: Mari J. Frank

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101197781

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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A clear path out of the nightmare. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States and in many cases the victim has no knowledge of the theft until the situation is dire. Author Mari J. Frank, an attorney and advocate for victims of identity theft, takes the reader through every step necessary to reclaim their identity and wipe the records of theft off of all reports. Covers every kind of fraud including bank, credit card, loans, insurance, medical, government, tax, professional license, business, employer, and online A step by step process to reclaiming identity and wiping the records of theft off all reports
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to U.S. Government and Politics

Author: Franco Scardino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101057696

Category: Political Science

Page: 400

View: 4668

The governed must know their government. Understanding how our government functions and the political forces that influence it is vital for all Americans. As a comprehensive overview and history of the subject, this book is designed to help anyone interested in learning about our government and the origins of its complex inner workings, our political system, and key elements that have affected our growth as a nation, all while serving as the best supplementary reading a student can get. - Author is an experienced Advanced Placement teacher - Students looking to take AP exams are a ready audience, along with citizenship applicants and CNN junkies - Large renewable market - Suitable as supplemental reading for coursework
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Mormonism

Author: Drew Williams

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028644912

Category: Religion

Page: 313

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Highlights the history, traditions, and religious practices of Mormonism, and shows how the group's lifestyle is received by mainstream society.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Organizing Your Life

Author: Georgene Muller Lockwood

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028643182

Category: Self-Help

Page: 434

View: 3160

When stuff rules a person's life, it's Georgene Lockwood to the rescue. Her revised handbook shows how to organize paperwork, food, clothing, and shelter systems and how to win the money wars.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Gulf War

Author: Charles Jaco

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028643243

Category: History

Page: 338

View: 471

Discusses the causes, military tactics, battles, and effects of the Persian Gulf War.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vision Boards

Author: Marcia Layton Turner

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101152028

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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Train the brain with visions of success for this book.... A Vision Board is a board for pasted images representing goals the creator wants to accomplish, made so that he or she might attain them. They are garnished with everything from photographs to 3-D objects. This book shows the steps to: imagining the desired results (from the perfect mate to improved health); breaking through obstacles to transformation; visualizing an improved future; and using the Vision Board to 'retrain the brain'. ?Step-by-step lessons on crafting the Vision Board are geared for any reader, regardless of creativity or artistic skill ?Includes a full-color insert with examples and instruction
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Greening Your Business

Author: Heather Gadonniex,Trish Riley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101057653

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 7385

Green is the color of money! Businesses are always looking to increase their profitability and market share. With rising costs of fuel and consumers targeting environmentally-responsible companies to patronize, businesses have jumped on the green initiative and reaped the financial benefits. The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to Greening Your Business provides the most up-to-date, concrete, and practical steps for readers to follow to get rich by going green. *Solid authors with "green" background *White-hot green market *Comprehensive, practical business approach
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Web Page & Blog, 6E

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440696276

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 7838

Spin your own web! Free CD-ROM included. More people are overcoming their digital fears and producing Internet content rather than just absorbing it. Whether their product is a collection of essays, stories, reviews, jokes, or shopping lists, they want to share it with everyone-from family and friends to strangers across the globe. How do they do it? By starting right here. The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to Creating a Web Page and Blog-the only book of its kind- will help anyone build and maintain an Internet website or blog. Coverage includes: *Step-by-step instructions for building a site from the ground up *Important HTML tags *Tips on using fonts, colors, and images *Incorporating tables, forms, style sheets, and JavaScripts *The new blog technology *Plus! A "Webmaster's Toolkit" on a companion CD-ROM, providing files used in this book.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family History

Author: Lynda Rutledge Stephenson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028636443

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 418

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Provides advice on how to research and document one's family history, including preserving oral histories, learning about female ancestors, and navigating genealogical resources, and suggests various ways of presenting one's discoveries.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting And Running A Coffeebar

Author: Linda Formichelli,W. Eric Martin,Susan Gilbert

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440650713

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 7149

Brew up your own business. This is a step-by-step guide to realizing what for many people is a cherished dream: opening a successful coffee bar. The Complete idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar includes the dirt on what it's really like to work behind the counter and information of everything from how to build a business plan, to how to make the drinks and how to price them. - Only series book of its kind - The specialty coffee business is still growing - Small businesses create 7 out of 10 new jobs in America - Susan Gilbert has started and run five successful coffee bars
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the U.S. Constitution

Author: Tim Harper

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592576272

Category: Political Science

Page: 284

View: 1800

Introduces the Constitution of the United States, discussing topics such as its history and formation, the significance of the Bill of Rights and other amendments, and how it has been interpreted in the past and present.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide To Managing Your Money, 4th Edition

Author: Christy Heady,Robert Heady

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615643877

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 750

Expert financial columnist Robert K. Heady and financial writer Christy Heady take readers step-by-step through the process of getting their finances under control. With new, updated content for today's post-boom, cautious climate, this author team gives readers the knowledge they need to succeed. New content includes expanded and updated coverage on debt and expense management; updated and additional information on financial law; and up-to-date data based on forecasts, trends, and projected economic recovery. 3 million people have lost their jobs and Americans are in 'personal' debt to a record total of $2 trillion. All-new and updated content on the latest developments in investing, the economy, and the markets.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Finding Mr. Right

Author: Josie Brown,Martin Brown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101133597

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

View: 2708

In a world of Mr. Right Nows, a guide to Mr. Right... Chock full of solid advice, this guide for women offers exercises to help the reader learn more about herself. She then uses that information to recognize mates with compatible qualities. In it are the five myths about Mr. Right, the seven deadly sins that women make while dating, how to spot Mr. Wrong, where to meet Mr. Right, dating DOs and DON'Ts, and much more. From the editors of John Gray's MarsVenus.com and relationship editors of SingleMindedWomen.com
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photography Essentials

Author: Mark Jenkinson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636400

Category: Photography

Page: 304

View: 553

The focus is on the basics. Presented in concise, intuitive style, this guide has everything amateur photographers need to know to produce great images, whether shooting in digital or film. Best of all, each chapter includes FAQs and full-color visual examples to turn good shots into great shots. Professional photographer Mark Jenkinson shares tips and tricks for: -Understanding how the features and controls affect photographs. -Making the best use of manual, aperture priority, and shutter priority settings. -Shooting moving objects. -Shooting in bright light or nighttime settings. -Adjusting depth of field. -Improving composition and lighting. -Choosing the best format for storing digital images.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Chess, 2e

Author: Patrick Wolff

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110122195X

Category: Games

Page: 384

View: 7610

Don't make a move without it. Written by a U.S. Chess Champion, International Chess Grandmaster, and longtime instructor, this book includes information for both novice and expert, including over 400 illustrated chessboards and photos; over 20 pages of detailed answer key notes; a guide to the art of chess collectibles; and more. Foreword by Larry Evans, former International Grandmaster and author of 20 highly acclaimed chess books and a popular monthly advice column in Chess Life Strong sales for previous edition For the beginner or the champ, and for young and old Author has a high profile in the chess community
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