501 Web Site Secrets: Unleash the Power of Google, Amazon, Ebay and More

501 Web Site Secrets: Unleash the Power of Google, Amazon, Ebay and More

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Do more than you ever thought possible with search engines, portals, and e-commerce sites! Packed with insider tips, tricks, timesavers, and workarounds, this unique guide shows you step by step how to make the most of today's most popular Web sites. From putting Google in your browser and personalizing Yahoo! to finding bargains on Amazon and winning eBay auctions, this book delivers all the secrets you need to get more done in less time, save money, and become an Internet power user. The Insider's Guide to: Listening to music, planning a trip, managing your schedule, and much more at Yahoo! (see Chapter 1) Tapping MSN for maps, movie tickets, dieting help, Internet radio, digital photo sharing, and more (see Chapter 2) Maximizing AOL, from creating a personal calendar to tracking investments to sending online greeting cards (see Chapter 3) Making Google safe for kids and using Google for math homework help (see Chapter 6) Getting CNN.com news alerts, contacting your favorite CNN anchors, and accessing CNN from your cell phone (see Chapter 11) Getting more out of eBay, from automated bidding and winning by sniping to accepting credit cards and blocking bidders from your auctions (see Chapter 16) Supercharging shopping at Amazon, from using advanced searches and fine-tuning Amazon recommendations to finding out about the latest products and earning Amazon commissions by linking your site to theirs (see Chapter 17) Using the new Napster 2.
0 to build a personal radio station, burn music CDs, and share songs with other members (see Chapter 18)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 149.9 x 228.6 x 27.9mm | 544.32g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 076455901X
  • 9780764559013

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About Miller

Michael Miller has written more than fifty how-to and reference books over the last fifteen years, including Wiley's Building Really Annoying Web Sites (2001). Mr. Miller has established a reputation for practical, real-world advice and an unerring empathy for the needs of his readers. He is known for his casual, easy-to-read writing style and his ability to explain a wide variety of complex topics to an everyday audience. Mr. Miller is also President of the Molehill Group, a writing/consulting firm based in Carmel, Indiana. You can e-mail Mr. Miller directly at secrets@molehillgroup.com. His Web site is located at www molehillgroup.com.
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Table of contents

From the contents:
Acknowledgments - Introduction
Part I: Secrets of the Internet Portals - 1: Yahoo! Secrets - 2: MSN Secrets - 3: AOL.com Secrets - 4: Excite Secrets - 5: Lycos Secrets
Part II: Secrets of the Internet Search Engines - 6: Google Secrets - 7: AllTheWeb Secrets - 8: Ask Jeeves Secrets - 9: AltaVista Secrets - 10: HotBot Secrets
Part III: Secrets of the Online News and Information Sites - 11: CNN.com Secrets - 12: ESPN.com Secrets - 13: CBS MarketWatch Secrets - 14: Weather.com Secrets - 15: Microsoft.com Secrets
Part IV: Secrets of Online Shopping and Services - 16: eBay Secrets - 17: Amazon.com Secrets - 18: Napster 2.0 Secrets - 19: Expedia Secrets - 20: MapQuest Secrets
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