The Very Best of the Web

The Very Best of the Web

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As indispensable as the Internet itself, this guide cuts out the hassle of trawling the internet and the inconvenience of finding inappropriate sites. The Very Best of The Web is the ultimate shortcut to the very best information available from - the UK's finest Internet Guide. The market for this book covers a wide range of people. From PAs and secretaries who need to arrange travel and accommodation for their managers, to people working in the media who need to know the best sites for entertainment details, to people who simply want to know where to get the best deals online. Key Features * A cheap directory offering quick and easy guidance to the best websites * Covers all categories within one guide * Lighthearted unbiased comment on all the sites * Only features the very best sites - the reader can be confident that the listed sites are reliable and easy to use. The Very Best of the Web provides an easy-access directory of the best websites currently available. Each section represents the absolute best web sites, and each has been personally assessed and graded. Written in a light and friendly style, this guide covers all categories, rather than just focusing on niche areas such as travel and is an indispensable resource to keep by your PC. The Guide is designed to make it as simple as possible to find entries in categories that range from banking to books and travel to toys, using a unique rating feature: sites fall into 'The Best of the Best', 'The Rest of the Best' and 'The Best of the Rest' levels. The Best of the Best site in each category is highlighted with a screenshot and all sites have notes about their special features and ease of navigation and use. Format is as follows: (1) An introduction to the web including the help and advice section from the small book series plus the additional tips and help from the front of music, family, shopping and searching. (2) A guide to the best web sites, split into the "best of the best", "rest of the best" and "best of the rest" (3) A quick-reference directory of sites listed in the books. Site reviews are split into categories which correspond to the titles in the existing series - family, shopping, entertainment, travel, food and drink, money, sport and with "searching" as the final section to help readers find sites not more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 160.02 x 172.72 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 0130418730
  • 9780130418739

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"No more frustrated searches! This lurid pink paperback creates order from chaos and lists decent sites under handy headings such as sport and travel." "Computing", August 2001show more

Table of contents

Best of the Web Introduction v 1 News and weather 1 2 Money 6 3 Home buying 32 4 Employment 36 5 Law and public information 40 6 Computers and technology 43 7 Communication 49 8 Travel 53 9 Relationships and marriage 85 10 Parenting 89 11 Health 93 12 Education 99 13 Lifestyle 109 14 Family advice 121 15 Genealogy 124 16 Pets and animals 127 17 Entertainment news 130 18 Music and radio 133 19 Film 146 20 Television 158 21 Live entertainment 162 22 Books, culture and the arts 166 23 Sport 172 24 Hobbies and interests 218 25 Gaming 220 26 Food and drink 224 27 Comedy and fun stuff 247 28 Shopping 256 29 Searching the web 285 30 Information on the move (WAP) 303 Quick reference guide 307show more