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     Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Author(s): Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt, one of the top business bloggers in the world, provides down-to-earth guidance for building and expanding a powerful platform.

To be successful in the market today, you must possess two strategic assets: a compelling product and a meaningful platform. In this step-by-step guide, Michael Hyatt, former CEO and current Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers, takes�readers behind the scenes, into the new world of social media success. He shows you what best-selling authors, public speakers, entrepreneurs, musicians, and other creatives are doing differently to win customers in today's crowded marketplace. Hyatt speaks from experience. He writes one of the top 800 blogs in the world and has more than 100,000 followers on Twitter. His large and growing platform serves as the foundation for his successful writing, speaking, and consulting practice.

In Platform, Hyatt will teach�readers not only how to extend their influence, but also how to monetize it and build a sustainable career. The key? By building�a platform. It has never been easier, less expensive, or more possible than right now. . .��The book includes:

  • proven strategies
  • easy-to-replicate formulas
  • practical tips

Social media technologies have changed everything. Now, for the first time in history, non-celebrities can get noticed-and win big!-in an increasingly noisy world.


"I've known Michael Hyatt for more than a decade, and during that time I've seen him master just about every social media platform that's hit the scene. He's used blogging, Facebook, Twitter and more to expand his personal platform from a successful book publisher to a leading national brand of his own. Trust me, this guy knows what he's talking about-so pay attention!"�-DAVE RAMSEY,�New York Times Best-selling Author,�Host, "The Dave Ramsey Show"

"A generous book from a man who knows what he's talking about. Michael Hyatt has built a platform, and you can too."�-SETH GODIN,�New York Times Best-selling Author,�We Are All Weird

"Platform is absolutely essential to delivering value. As a big fan of Michael Hyatt, I'm excited he's sharing this with you. Your job? Learn about this and implement it. Your success depends on it."�-CHRIS BROGAN,�President, Human Business Works,�New York Times Best-selling Author

"Michael Hyatt is the authority on creating a platform in our crowded world, and Platform is the definitive, step-by-step guide to building a platform-from the ground up. If you're longing to become a true influencer in this world, Hyatt can teach you how. With Platform, Hyatt's done the near-impossible: create a guide even more useful than his wildly popular blog!"�-CLAIRE DIAZ ORTIZ,�Social Innovation,�Twitter, Inc.

"I have watched Michael Hyatt build his own platform from the ground up to become one of the largest in the world. And he has done so with the strategies and tips he outlines in this very practical book. Any author, speaker, or small business owner who wants a blueprint for getting the attention and visibility they want, needs to read this book."�-JOHN C. MAXWELL,�New York Times Best-selling Author,�and Leadership Expert

"Michael Hyatt is a pioneer in social media who is now generously sharing his 'secrets' with those of us who have been marveling at his success for many years. Whether you are a seasoned writer, blogger, speaker and social media enthusiast, or just now starting out, this book will help you take that next step and begin to build a platform of your own."�-DAN T. CATHY,President & COO, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

"In today's world, having an idea isn't enough to land a book or record deal, get a movie made or find funding for your startup. �You need a platform: A connected following that's ready to try, buy and spread the word. Finally, in a single book, the blueprint for your platform is revealed by blog wunderkind Michael Hyatt. �You'll finish this book slowly, because his simple but powerful advice will interrupt you with go-do-it-now urgency. Read it and expand your influence."�-TIM SANDERS,�Former Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo,�Author of Today We Are Rich�

"When I finished the last page of Platform, I realized I had more actionable notes from the book than from any other business book I've read in years. �This is the definitive guidebook for building an online presence. �Michael Hyatt, one of the pioneers of social networking and blogging, shares his successful blueprint for raising your visibility. �Learn from his experience and save yourself time, money, and frustration by following his step-by-step advice."�-SKIP PRICHARD,President & CEO,�Ingram Content Group, Inc.

"Yes, talent, desire and passion are key elements for success as an author, musician, artist, coach or speaker.�But this book identifies the elephant in the room-the other 90% of the process necessary to have a voice in today's arena." �-DAN MILLER,�Creative thinker at and �Author of, 48 Days to the Work You Love

"For the last five years, if I ever had a question about platform building, social media or standing out amidst the clutter, I turned to one place-Michael Hyatt. As an author who turned a blog into a book and made countless mistakes along the way, I couldn't get my hands on Platform fast enough. Michael Hyatt has written THE handbook to one of the biggest cultural revolutions in the last fifty years."�-JON ACUFF,�Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of�Quitter: Closing the Gap Between YourDay Job & Your Dream Job

"Michael Hyatt has given much of his professional career to helping others achieve their potential. And he helps others by pioneering a way and then teaching people his way. In Platform, he's accumulated the best of his counsel and advice. If you'd like to expand your influence, read Platform and then read it again."�-�DONALD MILLER,��New York Times Best-selling Author of�Blue Like Jazz

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     Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog (Smashing Magazine Book Series)
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Thord Daniel Hedengren

The ultimate guide to WordPress, from the world's most popular resource for web designers and developers

As one of the hottest tools on the web today for creating a blog, WordPress has evolved to be much more that just a blogging platform and has been pushed beyond its original purpose. With this new edition of a perennially popular WordPress resource, Smashing Magazine offers you the information you need so you can maximize the potential and power of WordPress. WordPress expert Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond the basic blog to show you how to leverage the capabilities of WordPress to power advanced websites.

  • Addresses new theming options, custom post types, custom headers, menus, background, and more
  • Explains how to build beautiful and unique WordPress themes and creating amazing navigation
  • Walks you through building plugins, integrating theme options, creating custom login forms and admin themes, and using the Loop to control content
  • Zeroes in on building a WordPress project for SEO
  • Highlights integrating WordPress with the social web

Smashing WordPress, Third Edition teaches you how to make WordPress look any way you like?from a corporate site to a photography gallery and much, much more!

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     The Ultimate Guide To Marketing Your Business With Tumblr
Publisher: CreateSpace
Author(s): Gabriela Taylor

The world is changing. The way we do business, the way we shop, the way we socialize and the way we run successful marketing campaigns. Tumblr, as a tool for business, will help you take your marketing strategy to the next level. If pictures are worth a thousand words, Tumblr is worth its weight in gold. Throughout this book I will take you through some of the key features of Tumblr as both an intermediate user and an expert looking for advanced strategies for making Tumblr work for your brand. I will show you how Tumblr can be utilized as a fantastic tool to showcase your brand to a worldwide audience and will then also go one step further and demonstrate the power of creating a social buzz. I will provide you with some great ways in which you can cash in with Tumblr and also suggest some of the best tools and resources out there to use in conjunction with Tumblr.

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     WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide (2nd Edition)
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Author(s): Matt Beck, Jessica Neuman Beck

WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2E uses a visual approach to teach the essential elements of WordPress, one of the world's most popular publishing platforms. This book gives readers the tools they need to create beautiful, functional WordPress-powered sites with minimal hassle. Using plenty of screenshots and a clear, organized format, authors Jessica Neuman Beck and Matt Beck walk new users through the installation and setup process while providing valuable tips and tricks for more experienced users. With no other resource but this guide, readers can set up a fully-functional and well-designed WordPress site that takes advantage of all the features WordPress has to offer.

This new, fully updated version covers all the key new features of WordPress 3, including an improved welcome screen with enhanced security and usability; internal linking to articles on one's own blog; support for individual author templates; improved menu interface allowing for changes to be made from inside the WordPress dashboard; and the new, easily customizable Default Theme, Twenty Eleven, with support for child themes and header and background adjustments. It also covers more advanced features, such as improved content management with Custom Post types, which allow WordPress theme developers to create custom content types outside of pages and posts; and integration of the WordPress Multi-User into the WordPress core so that users can create and manage hundreds of blogs.

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     Tackling Tumblr: Web Publishing Made Simple
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Thord Daniel Hedengren

A comprehensive guide to the popular web publishing site Tumblr

The popularity of Tumblr is growing by leaps and bounds, as it continues to make a name for itself as a reliable, accessible blogging platform. Yet, there is very little documentation on Tumblr, leaving newcomers confused as to where to start. That's where this helpful book comes in. Written by well-respected author Thord Hedengren, this step-by-step guide is an ideal starting point for Tumblr newcomers as well as web designers who want to take their Tumblblogs to the next level.

You'll learn how to maximize the full potential of this amazing blogging and lifestreaming platform as you create your first post, make your Tumblr blog unique, create your own custom themes, and more.

  • Introduces you to the exciting world of Tumblr, the popular web publishing platform
  • Walks you through posting quotes, links, photos, audio, and more
  • Addresses finding and installing themes, using a comment system on your Tumblr site, and integrating third-party content
  • Demonstrates how to create your own custom theme, network in the Tumblr community, and modify your Tumblr themes with HTML and CSS
  • Explains ways to integrate Tumblr with other services, including Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr

There's no need to grumble about learning Tumblr?this book is all you need!

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     WordPress for Education
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Author(s): Adam D. Scott

Create interactive and engaging e-learning websites with WordPress

  • Develop effective e-learning websites that will engage your students
  • Extend the potential of a classroom website with WordPress plugins
  • Create an interactive social network and course management system to enhance student and instructor communication

In Detail

WordPress is typically known as a platform for blogging. However, the versatility and simplicity of WordPress makes it the perfect solution for the needs of professional educators. WordPress for Education guides readers through the practical applications of WordPress in a classroom setting. Readers will gain an understanding of the WordPress platform and how it can be used to create powerful classroom websites

WordPress for Education guides educators through the process of setting up a typical class website, creating student blogs, and using WordPress to power a learning management system. WordPress for Education provides clear and practical examples for using WordPress within the classroom. It will empower educators to create useful and engaging e-learning websites.

Through the examples given in the book, you will gain an understanding of how to use WordPress to build an engaging and easy to update e-learning website. You will also learn about a variety of WordPress plugins that extend its abilities and usefulness in an educational environment, such as creating student blogs, keeping track of classroom events, managing coursework, and developing a classroom social network.

What will you learn from this book

  • Install and configure WordPress
  • Set up a standard course website with WordPress
  • Install and manage a variety of useful education plugins
  • Create a network of student blogs or portfolios
  • Install a classroom social network with BuddyPress
  • Use Open Courseware to turn WordPress into a learning management system
  • Maintain, backup, and secure a WordPress installation


WordPress for Education is full of screenshots, practical examples, step-by-step instructions, and best practices for using WordPress in an educational setting.

Who this book is written for

WordPress for Education is written for educators and education personnel interested in implementing WordPress in a classroom setting. You are not required to have previous experience of WordPress or any other content management system.

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     Analisis Estadistico SPSS Para Windows - Con Disqu (Spanish Edition)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Interamericana
Author(s): Bienvenido Visauta Vinacua

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     Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog (Smashing Magazine Book Series)
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Thord Daniel Hedengren

Smashing WordPress shows you how to utilize the power of the WordPress platform, and provides a creative spark to help you build WordPress-powered sites that go beyond the obvious. The second edition of Smashing WordPress has been updated for WordPress 3.1+, which includes internal, custom post types, the admin bar, and lots of other useful new features. You will learn the core concepts used to post types, the admin bar, and lots of other useful new features. You will learn the core concepts used to build just about anything in WordPress, resulting in fast deployments and greater design flexibility.

Inside, WordPress expert Thord Daniel Hedengren takes you beyond d the blog and shows you how WordPress can serve as a CMS, a photo gallery, and e-commerce site, and more. This edition includes new and upgraded examples of cool WordPress usage.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Build Beautiful WordPress Themes, including Child Themes
  • Create Custom Login Forms and Admin Themes
  • Use the Loop to Control Content
  • Build Plugins, including Widget Functionality
  • Use Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies
  • Use Post Formats
  • Integrate WordPress with the Social Web
  • Use Conditional Control Elements
  • Integrate Theme Options
  • Build Your WordPress Projects for SEO

Thord Daniel Hedengren is a professional web designer and developer who has created numerous WordPress themes, developed plugins, and put WordPress to good use powering both blogs and big editorial sites. He is the former editor of the Blog Herald, a popular website for bloggers and WordPress users.

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Smashing Magazine ( is one of the world?s most popular Web-design online magazine. True to the Smashing Magazine book series delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers.�

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     101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide
Publisher: Wiley
Author(s): Melanie Mathos, Chad Norman

The ultimate social media field guide for nonprofits?with 101 ways to engage supporters, share your mission, and inspire action using the social web

101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits features 101 actionable tactics that nonprofits can start using today, and most of the featured resources are free. Broken down into five key areas, this unique guide explains the steps and tools needed to implement each tactic, and provides many real-life examples of how nonprofits are using the tactics.

With this book as your guide, you'll learn how leading nonprofit professionals around the world are leveraging social media to engage constituents, communicate their cause, and deliver on their mission.

  • Presents immediately useful ideas for relevant impact on your organization's social presence so you can engage with supporters in new and inventive ways
  • Features 101 beginner to intermediate-level tactics with real-life examples
  • Offers a workable format to help nonprofits discover new ways of deploying their strategy
  • Includes nonprofit social media influencers from leading nonprofits around the world including National Wildlife Federation, March of Dimes, and The Humane Society

Nonprofits know they need to start engaging with supporters through social media channels. This field guide to social media tactics for nonprofits will feature 101 beginner to intermediate-level tactics with real-life examples to help nonprofits discover new ways of deploying their strategy and meeting their social media objectives.

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     Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition
Publisher: For Dummies
Author(s): Sue Jenkins

Create a Tumblelog and start posting--this fun, portable guide shows you how

Tumblr may be a microblogging platform, but there's nothing micro about it. There's no limit to what you can post in your blog--from text, photos, and links to audio, video, slideshows, and more. Now you can join the over 28 million Tumblelogs on Tumblr with this handy, portable guide. In the popular, For Dummies, easy-access style, this practical book shows you exactly what to do to get the most out of Tumblr. Set up your account, choose a theme, post from your computer or phone, see how to reblog content, and before you know it, you're off and Tumbling.

  • Guides you in how to join and get the most out of Tumblr
  • Shows you how to set up an account, choose a theme, customize your Tumblelog, and use the dashboard
  • Explains how to follow other Tumblr users and reblog their content, and post from your browser, phone, or email
  • Offers tips, trick, and techniques to make everything easy

All the detail you need to get up and running on this fun microblogging platform is here, in Tumblr For Dummies Portable Edition.

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     Bloggers Boot Camp: Learning How to Build, Write, and Run a Successful Blog
Publisher: Focal Press
Author(s): Charlie White, John Biggs

Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to build a great blog from the ground up. This isn't a book about technology -- it's a book about engaging millions of readers. Starting your blog is easy, but building and maintaining a popular one is hard. Blogging experts John Biggs and Charlie White (Gizmodo, Mashable and TechCrunch) share their secrets from the frontline showing you how to blog with quality and flair, find the best stories, and attract millions of readers to your blog. Blogging goes way beyond writing. It's a conversation between you and your audience. Guiding you to blogging success Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to:

    * Uncover a niche for your blog, and realize key factors about yourself that you need to know before you write a single word. * Gather the ideal tools for blogging, without spending too much or approaching it underequipped. *Discover the best ways to spread the word about your new blog. * Find the most compelling stories to write about, and get the information before anyone else does. * Transform your writing by learning the subtle art of constructing a compelling, engaging blog post. * Stimulate your readers to directly participate in the two-way conversation, perhaps the most exciting part of this new way of communicating.

    * Teaches writers how to blog and bloggers how to write * Offers a simple method for writing every day and a simple formula for creating compelling content * The writers have 20,000+ posts under their belts at three of the five most powerful blogs in the world.

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         Smashing WordPress Themes: Making WordPress Beautiful (Smashing Magazine Book Series)
    Publisher: Wiley
    Author(s): Thord Daniel Hedengren

    The ultimate guide to WordPress Themes - one of the hottest topics on the web today
    • WordPress is so much more than a blogging platform, and Smashing WordPress Themes teaches readers how to make it look any way they like - from a corporate site, to a photography gallery and more
    • WordPress is one of the hottest tools on the web today and is used by sites including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, flickr, CNN, NASA and of course Smashing Magazine
    • Beautiful full colour throughout - web designers expect nothing less
    • Smashing Magazine will fully support�this book�by by promoting it through their website and on twitter feeds

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         Create Great iPhone Photos: Apps, Tips, Tricks, and Effects
    Publisher: No Starch Press
    Author(s): Allan Hoffman

    You own the world's most versatile, customizable camera: your iPhone. Out of the box, your iPhone camera is no-frills, but you can transform it into a digital darkroom, photo editing suite, and photoblogging tool all rolled into one . . . if you know how to use it.

    Create Great iPhone Photos shows you how to take great iPhone photographs?and even turn your not-so-hot photos into thrillingly inventive, atmospheric images. Author and iPhone photographer Allan Hoffman shows you how to harness the full potential of your iPhone's camera and turn it into a wildly fun tool for photographic creativity. You'll learn tips and tricks for generating effects, applying filters, and manipulating your images with wonderfully innovative apps?all right on your iPhone. And you'll be inspired by interviews with today's top iPhone photographers and galleries of their impressive work.

    You'll also learn how to:

    • Produce stunning panoramas, vintage-style photobooth strips, and super-saturated Polaroid� photos with a hip, 1970s look
    • Unlock the secret power of your iPhone's camera with burst mode, high dynamic range (HDR) effects, exposure and focus controls, and more
    • Find and install the best iPhone apps for cropping images, adjusting contrast and exposure, and editing your photos to achieve eye-popping results
    • Publish and share images right from your iPhone, without the hassle of memory cards, cables, or complex desktop photo editing tools

    You have Photoshop� (and a lot, lot more) right in your pocket. Do amazing things with your photos with Create Great iPhone Photos.

    Amazon Exclusive: A Letter from Allan Hoffman, Author of Create Great iPhone Photos

    Dear Amazon Readers,

    I?ve owned lots of cameras, but I?ve never owned one as fun and versatile as my iPhone camera.

    Is the iPhone the world?s greatest camera? I think so, and I?m not alone in this. A growing number of professional photographers, including several with photos in my book, have come to view the iPhone camera as a brilliant tool for photographic creativity and experimentation.

    As one professional photographer told me recently (in an email from Afghanistan, where he is embedded with the Marines): ?As cameras go, it might be the best piece of gear I?ve ever used.?

    What?s the source of the excitement? The breathtakingly diverse variety of apps, for everything from creating photo booth strips to adding a self-timer to your iPhone camera. There are thousands of photography apps available at the App Store, and it can be a challenge to know how to choose the best of them. That?s where my book comes in. Create Great iPhone Photos tells you about the best photography apps, explains how to use them, and provides a source of inspiration with brilliant color photographs.

    Here?s just a brief selection of images in the book and the apps used to create them.

    Iris Photo Suite

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         The Coolest Startups in America (Volume 1)
    Publisher: Building Bloch Books
    Author(s): Doreen Bloch

    Curious about what the world?s next ?Facebook? will be? This book is your must-read guide to the best, new companies. Not just any startups... these are The Coolest Startups in America!

    This book is a compilation of the best upstarts around our great nation, curated by startup expert & entrepreneur Doreen Bloch. It?s written for people who don?t read TechCrunch, expect ?Mashable? to be a property of potatoes, or think foursquare is just an outdoor ballgame! The Coolest Startups in America is your guide about the awesome startups in the USA today that will be global household names tomorrow.

    Cool startups are about innovative thinking, a knack for the neat, and something ?wow? about which to talk. Don?t wait another second to start up your discovery of The Coolest Startups in America.

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         Web Design in Easy Steps: 5th Edition
    Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
    Author(s): Sean McManus

    There are millions of websites on the Internet, but most of them fail to make a lasting impression on readers and web surfers. Creating a site that is both appealing and financially remunerative can seem challenging, but this invaluable tool makes the process both simple and fun. As with every book in the popular series of computer books, this one walks readers through every step of the process. From design planning to search engine promotion, each step of the process is thoroughly explained in clear, jargon-free English. Full-color graphics, including numerous screenshots, add further support and clarification. Written by the designer of the website for the In Easy Steps series, this book contains all the information needed to create a website that looks good and makes money. This updated edition adds more value by covering HTML and CSS.

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    Publisher: ENI
    Author(s): Collectif

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         Drupal 7 Social Networking
    Publisher: Packt Publishing
    Author(s): Michael Peacock

    This book is packed with clear instructions and careful explanations for creating a powerful social networking site using Drupal 7. With each chapter, you add new features and content until your social network is ready to be released to the Internet where it can grow. By the end of this book, you will have a powerful social network which you can either choose to model on the case-study, or create to your own unique design. This book is aimed at anyone looking to create their own social networking website, including: Businesses - building a social network around a product or service can improve your company profile and increase customer loyalty, while an internal social network gives you employees a place to keep resources, discuss ideas, raise concerns, and keep up to date on company policies. Hobbyists - create a community around your hobbies and interests; create a local or distributed user group. Organizations and charities - raise your profile, promote your events, services, and fundraisers, and get help from the community in organizing them. Families - for large families based across the country or across the globe, keep up to date with everyone, and let everyone know what you are up to. You don't need any experience of Drupal or PHP to use this book. If you are a Drupal user you will find this book a great way to rapidly tailor an existing installation into a socially orientated website.

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         Designing for XOOPS: A Quickstart for Designers
    Publisher: O'Reilly Media
    Author(s): Sun Ruoyu

    Learn how to customize websites with XOOPS, the open source CMS that helps non-developers build dynamic community websites, intranets, and other applications. This concise book shows you how to use XOOPS themes and modules to design everything from simple blogs to large database-driven CMS portals.

    Web designers and current XOOPS users will learn how to create a site theme with CSS and jQuery libraries, including techniques for making additional modules conform to the site's look and feel. Although XOOPS uses the PHP-based Smarty templating system, all you need is a bit of XHTML and CSS experience to get started.

    • Learn the workflow for turning an idea into a full-featured website
    • Become familiar with XOOPS? theme-building tools, and set up PHP and MySQL environments
    • Port an existing XHTML template to XOOPS
    • Create themes with the 960 Grid System to save time and reduce code
    • Use jQuery-based UI libraries to achieve complex effects
    • Blend new modules into your theme with the template override function
    • Go beyond traditional block layouts to customize your homepage

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         Blogging for Creatives: How designers, artists, crafters and writers can blog to make contacts, win business and build success
    Publisher: HOW Books
    Author(s): Robin Houghton

    Of the billions of internet users worldwide, a massive 80% are visiting blogs. The blogosphere has become a huge platform for individuals and businesses alike.

    As well as being essential for creative trades of all kinds--carpenters, photographers, caterers, gardeners and graphic designers to name but a few--blogs can be inspirational and beautiful; becoming hubs for people with similar tastes and interests. Blogging for Creatives is the first approachable, non-techie guide to the blogosphere, complete with hundreds of tips, tricks and motivational stories from artistic bloggers who have started from scratch. It covers everything creatives need to know about how to design a beautiful, interesting blog that people will want to return to again and again--such as how to design, publish and host a blog, as well as keeping it fresh, staying motivated and forging connections with others in the field. Professional advice is highly illustrated with examples of successful blogs, broken down into succinct types that work, helping the reader to identify and develop the style of blog they want.

    • Includes box-out tips, tricks and anecdotes from successful bloggers
    • Non-techie approach that reflects the creative scope of the modern blog
    • Highly illustrated with examples of blog types that work, with proven advice from the creators

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         Data Source Handbook
    Publisher: O'Reilly Media
    Author(s): Pete Warden

    If you're a developer looking to supplement your own data tools and services, this concise book covers the most useful sources of public data available today. You'll find useful information on APIs that offer broad coverage, tie their data to the outside world, and are either accessible online or feature downloadable bulk data. You'll also find code and helpful links.

    This guide organizes APIs by the subjects they cover?such as websites, people, or places?so you can quickly locate the best resources for augmenting the data you handle in your own service. Categories include:

    • Website tools such as WHOIS,, and Compete
    • Services that use email addresses as search terms, including Github
    • Finding information from just a name, with APIs such as WhitePages
    • Services, such as Klout, for locating people with Facebook and Twitter accounts
    • Search APIs, including BOSS and Wikipedia
    • Geographical data sources, including SimpleGeo and U.S. Census
    • Company information APIs, such as CrunchBase and ZoomInfo
    • APIs that list IP addresses, such as MaxMind
    • Services that list books, films, music, and products

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