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501 Web Site Secrets: Unleash the Power of Google, Amazon, Ebay, and Moreby Michael Miller
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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 todays 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.
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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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. His Web site is located at www.molehillgroup.com.
Table of Contents
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.
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