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Explore Yahoo! auctions, shopping, travel, games, chat rooms, and more!
Packed with tips on customizing Yahoo!
Your guide to all the goodies at the Web portal that does it all Chances are you've stopped by Yahoo! for a search. But did you know you could also play a game of poker? Or place a bid at an online auction? Or chat with a celebrity? This friendly guide takes you on a grand tour of this versatile service and shows you step-by-step how to take advantage of everything Yahoo! has to offer.
Discover how to: Join a global party with Yahoo! voice chat Sign up for a free e-mail account Comparison shop the entire Internet Research and monitor your stock portfolio Launch your own Yahoo! club Explore Yahoo! Auctions
The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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About the Author
Brad Hill, a columnist for ComputorEdge magazine, Raging Bull, and PC World, is the author of 11 other books, including Internet Searching For Dummies® and WebTV® For Dummies®.
Table of Contents
PART I: Starting the Yahoo! Experience.
Chapter 1: Making a Name for Yourself.
Chapter 2: It's Yours! Customizing the Experience.
Chapter 3: Neither Rain, nor Sleet, nor.
PART II: Letting Yahoo! Be Your Guide.
Chapter 4: Ordering from the World's Biggest Menu.
Chapter 5: Starting Up the Yahoo! Search Engine.
Chapter 6: Regional and Special Directories.
PART III: Information and More Information.
Chapter 7: All the News That's Fit to Link.
Chapter 8: Knowing the Score.
Chapter 9: Taking Stock of Investments.
Chapter 10: In Search of Pop Culture.
PART IV: Meeting the Yahoo! Community.
Chapter 11: Introducing Yourself to Yahoo! Chat.
Chapter 12: The Thread of Discussion: Yahoo! Message Boards.
Chapter 13: Your Messenger Is Knocking.
Chapter 14: Virtual Treehouses: Yahoo! Clubs.
Chapter 15: The Great People Quest.
PART V: At Your Service, Yahoo! Style.
Chapter 16: Non-Computer Destinations.
Chapter 17: What's This, the Real World?
Chapter 18: Backgammon, Anyone?
Chapter 19: The Yahoo! Companion.
PART VI: Buying and Selling.
Chapter 20: Shopping at the Yahoo! Mall.
Chapter 21: Going Once
Chapter 22: Yahoo! Classifieds: The Neighborly Way to Shop.
PART VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten Directory Pages Worth Bookmarking.
Chapter 24: Ten Yahoo! Clubs Worth Joining.
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