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Publisher Comments:

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)

Book News Annotation:

This guide is designed to show users how to make the most of Web sites, search engines, portals, and e-commerce. Step-by-step guide readers through various online activities including listening to music, planning a trip, managing a schedule, digital photo sharing, and tracking investments. Twenty of the most popular Web-sites and browsers are addressed, including Yahoo!, MSN, AOL, Google, eBay, Amazon, and Napster 2.0. The book is divided into four parts: secrets of the Internet portals, secrets of the Internet search engines, secrets of the online news and information sites, and secrets of online shopping and services.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Reveals the secrets behind directory sites, indexing, and search result rankings

Synopsis:

  • Shows Internet users how to get the most out of Internet searches, portals, and commerce sites
  • Covers using Google to solve mathematical equations, making search engines safe for kids, harnessing the full power of Yahoo!, and getting the best bargains on shopping sites
  • Explains how to search for street addresses and phone numbers, stock quotes and other financial information, MP3s and other digital music, computer programs and utilities, medical information, legal information, genealogical information, job listings, and more
  • Reveals the secrets behind directory sites, indexing, and search result rankings

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Secrets of the Internet Portals.

Chapter 1: Yahoo! Secrets.

Chapter 2: MSN Secrets.

Chapter 3: AOL.com Secrets.

Chapter 4: Excite Secrets.

Chapter 5: Lycos Secrets.

Part II: Secrets of the Internet Search Engines.

Chapter 6: Google Secrets.

Chapter 7: AllTheWeb Secrets.

Chapter 8: Ask Jeeves Secrets.

Chapter 9: AltaVista Secrets.

Chapter 10: HotBot Secrets.

Part III: Secrets of the Online News and Information Sites.

Chapter 11: CNN.com Secrets.

Chapter 12: ESPN.com Secrets.

Chapter 13: CBS MarketWatch Secrets.

Chapter 14: Weather.com Secrets.

Chapter 15: Microsoft.com Secrets.

Part IV: Secrets of Online Shopping and Services.

Chapter 16: eBay Secrets.

Chapter 17: Amazon.com Secrets.

Chapter 18: Napster 2.0 Secrets.

Chapter 19: Expedia Secrets.

Chapter 20: MapQuest Secrets.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764559013
Subtitle:
Unleash the Power of Google, Amazon, eBay and More
Author:
Miller, Michael
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Electronic Commerce
Subject:
Information Storage & Retrieval
Subject:
World Wide Web
Subject:
Web search engines
Subject:
Internet addresses
Subject:
Internet auctions
Subject:
Web portals
Subject:
System Administration - Storage & Retrieval
Copyright:
Series:
Secrets
Series Volume:
53
Publication Date:
20040204
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
428
Dimensions:
9.24x6.14x.98 in. 1.16 lbs.

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  • Shows Internet users how to get the most out of Internet searches, portals, and commerce sites
  • Covers using Google to solve mathematical equations, making search engines safe for kids, harnessing the full power of Yahoo!, and getting the best bargains on shopping sites
  • Explains how to search for street addresses and phone numbers, stock quotes and other financial information, MP3s and other digital music, computer programs and utilities, medical information, legal information, genealogical information, job listings, and more
  • Reveals the secrets behind directory sites, indexing, and search result rankings
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