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The Art of Social Media

Guy Kawasaki (Author) , Peg Fitzpatrick (Author)

From Guy Kawasaki, the bestselling author of The Art of the Start and Enchantment, The Art of Social Media is a no-nonsense guide to becoming a social media superstar.

By now it's clear that whether you're promoting a business, a product, or yourself, social media is near the top of what will determine your success or failure. And there are countless pundits, authors, and consultants eager to advise you.

But there's no one quite like Guy Kawasaki, the legendary former chief evangelist for Apple and one of the pioneers of business blogging, tweeting, facebooking, tumbling, and much, much more. Now Guy has teamed up with his Canva colleague Peg Fitzpatrick to offer The Art of Social Media - the one essential guide you need to get the most bang for your time, effort, and money.

With more than 100 practical tips, tricks, and insights, Guy and Peg present a ground-up strategy to produce a focused, thorough, and compelling presence on the most popular social-media platforms. They guide you through the steps of building your foundation, amassing your digital assets, going to market, optimizing your profile, attracting more followers, and effectively integrating social media and blogging.

For beginners overwhelmed by too many choices, as well as seasoned professionals eager to improve their game, The Art of Social Media is full of tactics that have been proven to work in the real world. Or as Guy puts it, "Great Stuff, No Fluff."

Guy Kawasaki, who helped make Macintosh a household name, now runs Garage Technology Ventures, a venture-capital firm. He has held his workshop, "Boot Camp for Start-ups," around the world. Kawasaki is the author of seven previous books, including Art of the Start, Enchantment and Rules for Revolutionaries.

Mrs Moneypenny: Survival in the City

Mrs Moneypenny (Author)

Have you ever wondered what investment bankers, stockbrokers or fund managers actually do? This a book for everyone who works in the City as well as evryone who wonders how it works and what really goes on. In her original, outrageous and informative way, Mrs Moneypenny, financial journalist and City whiz extraordinaire, provides an insight into the City's workings and blows apart any preconceptions you may have.

Along the way you'll discover how and why stocks and shares are traded, why everyone makes so much money, the real reasons women seem to do badly in the City, and much, much more.

Through Thick and Thin

Gok Wan (Author)

With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it's not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from.

Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love - and Gok was so well loved that by the time he was a teenager he weighed 21 stone. Being Asian and gay as well, Gok felt lonely and out of place. He was an easy target for bullies and suffered terribly at their hands.

In a moment of inspiration, he decided to reinvent himself with his first style makeover and a larger-than-life personality to go with it. But his next move was to lose a devastating ten stone in nine months. In Through Thick and Thin, for the first time, Gok reveals all about that life changing period.

The lessons Gok learnt during this time helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman's best friend and a national treasure. In this intimate memoir Gok tells his full story in his own words. Whether he's recounting the horrors of childhood bullying or riotous anecdotes about his loving family, behind the scenes in the fashion world or TV shows, Gok's voice jumps off the page with all the honesty, wit and warmth we've come to know and love him for.

The Broken Boy

Patrick Cockburn (Author)

It is very easy to get polio. Patrick Cockburn was six when he woke up one day in the summer of 1956 with a headache and a sore throat. His parents, Claud and Patricia Cockburn, had recently returned to Ireland, to their house in East Cork, careless of the fact that a polio epidemic had broken out in Cork City. He caught the disease and was taken to the fever hospital. The virus attacks the nerves of the brain and the spinal cord leading to paralysis of the muscles. Patrick could no longer walk.

The Broken Boy is at once a memoir of Patrick Cockburn's own experience of polio, a portrait of his parents, both prominent radicals, and the story of the Cork epidemic, the last great polio epidemic in the world.

The Integrated Health Bible

Mosaraf Ali (Author)

While conventional medicine has disease as its focus, integrated medicine concentrates on the powers of the body that promote health. Central to Dr Ali's philosophy is this concept of self-help and the fact that 80 per cent of illness can be cured without drugs. He believes the majority of illnesses are caused by the emotional, psychological and physical strain we put ourselves under. The Integrated Health Bible shows you how to reverse this by helping the body heal itself and to restore vitality and well-being. This is done by following the Lifestyle Programme, which consists of a regimen of diet, exercise, yoga, relaxation and meditation. And for when things go wrong, there is a diagnosis and treatment programme for up to 40 common ailments - including asthma, back problems, infertility, migraine, sinusitis and stress - combining specific treatments (such as homeopathy, acupuncture, ayurveda), exercises and tips for each problem.

The Best You'll Ever Have

Shannon Mullen (Author) , Valerie Frankel (Author)

Shannon Mullen has been demystifying great sex for women in the comfort of their own homes with her popular Safina sex salons.

In The Best You'll Ever Have, she shares intimate confessions from these women-only salons and answers all the questions women really want to ask about their sexuality.This groundbreaking book illuminates subjects from how to find that mysterious G-spot to how to use popular sex toys. With chapters including 'Claiming the Clitoris', 'Tush Talk', 'The Secrets of the P-Spot'and 'Toy Stories', the authors leave no area of sexual curiosity unexplored, revealing what's hot about different positions, accessories, and lots more, including elegant illustrations.

The Best You'll Ever Have features the actual voices of real women who share what they truly think and have genuinely learned about their bodies, turn-ons, turn-offs, and ways to make sex as fabulous as it should be. Straight-talking, hilarious, and deliciously confessional, this is must-have bedtime reading.

302 Advanced Techniques for Driving a Man Wild in Bed

Olivia St Claire (Author)

Olivia St Claire returns to refine the art of driving him wild with the hottest techniques ever. In her inimitable straight-forward and no-holds-barred style, the author helps her readers aim for nothing less than a joie de vivre between the sheets.

These proven methods are designed not only to perfect the reader's craft, but to refine her erotic state of mind, the starting point for turning on any man. Olivia St Claire helps you identify your Passion Triggers, safely guides you to the edge of your sexual boundaries, and lets you in on everything you ever wanted to know about the forbidden caverns, tidal waves and uncharted waters of passion.

For the first time, here is straightforward advice that covers everything from the art of the blindfold to the ecstasies of oriental lovemaking; from 21st century toys to ancient love rituals. 302 stunning secrets, potent tips and devastating techniques that are accessible, easy-to-follow, and erotic to read.

Any woman - whether romantic, shy, innovative or adept - can use this dazzling selection of sex techniques to ignite her deepest passions and bring any man to his knees.

The Asthma Handbook

Lewis , Jenny With The National Asthma Campaign (Author)

'Asthma has become something of a modern epidemic. Twenty years ago it affected one in ten people. Now, one if five children and nearly as many adults suffers from it. And despite better, more effective, drugs to combat the problem, the death rate is not going down. Around 2, 000 people die from the complaint each year. ' DAILY MAIL, TUESDAY APRIL 26, 1994. With no known cure for asthma, this comprehensive guide seeks to give practical help to all age groups in dealing with the growing problem, listing the many known triggers for the condition and giving advice on how to avoid them. And following the style established by her two previous titles, THE ASTHMA HANDBOOK contains case histories showing how individuals cope with asthma, as well as the various treatments available, both conventional and where sensible complementary. Packed with essential information such as what to do when faced with an asthma attack, THE ASTHMA HANDBOOK is THE guide for suffers, friends and relations and it may even save a life.

The Psoriasis Handbook

Lewis , Jenny With The Psoriasis Association (Author)

Psoriasis is a common and sometimes painful skin condition affecting more than 1. 5 million people in Britain. Brought to most people's attention in Dennis Potter's THE SINGING DETECTIVE, it can vary in severity from simply being a mild nuisance to being so bad that the sufferer has to be admitted to hospital. With no known longterm cure, this comprehensive guide seeks to give practical help to all age groups, describes the different types of psoriasis and lists the possible causes. Following the style established by Jenny Lewis's three previous titles, THE PSORIASIS HANDBOOK contains invaluable case histories showing how individuals cope with psoriasis, as well as the various treatments available. Packed with essential information, THE PSORIASIS HANDBOOK is THE guide for suffers, friends and relations.

The Heart Attack Recovery Plan

David Symes (Author)

The after-effects of a heart attack are wide ranging - and some of them unexpected. Physical health can never be taken for granted again. A balanced diet becomes a must. But the psychological effects, too, should not to be overlooked. Previously active and self-confident people can find the fear of a repeat attack will prevent them from enjoying sport or active hobbies. Partners may find that they are worried about having sex. Obsessive concern about the condition may dominate conversation. Coming to terms with such a dramatic experience will go through a number of common phases. This practical, accessible and authoritative guide explains not only what causes a heart attack, but also how to come to terms with recovery. It explains how to get the best from your GP, how to live safely - but fully. Complete with general nutritional guidelines this realistic guide is invaluable reading to all those living through a heart attack in the family. It will help you to keep your risk to a minimum and get your health back in good shape.

Anxiety & Depression

Robert G Priest (Author)

Feelings of anxiety and depression confront us all from time to time, and can vary in their severity. Recognising the symptoms, understanding their causes and effects, and knowing what help is available can be very reassuring and help overcome the condition. Professor Robert Priest has written this book especially to provide help for those feeling anxious and depressed. In particular he covers the practical self-help methods to reduce stress and offers an explanation of the causes and effects of anxiety and depression. The book provides up to date information on the professional help available and details the action and side-effects of medications.

The Baby And Toddler Sleep Programme

Pearce ,john With Jane Bidder (Author)

Did you know that it is perfectly normal for a baby from 0-6 months to wake up every 20 minutes - often to cry? Do you worry about upsetting your 2 year-old, who refuses to go to sleep without another story? Did you know that every child will experience night-time fears at a different age? Do you need guidance on how to negotiate bed-times, or wonder how to get your child to bed at all? Regular sleep patterns - for children and adults - are an essential key to managing the rest of our lives. The earlier in their lives that regular sleep can be established, the easier children will find it for the rest of their lives. Dr John Pearce demystifies the rituals of sleeping. He explains to hassled parents how natural sleep rhythms alter over time, what sort of behaviour is natural at various ages, when to use strict discipline, at what age to negotiate instead of dictate, when to turn a deaf ear to playing up and when to take note of the clear signs of illness, depressions, fear or anxiety. Full of clear guidlines for positive and constructive action - this book is a godsend for parents of children - from 0-4 and beyond.

A Second Chicken Soup For The Woman's Soul

Jack Canfield (Author) , Jennifer Read Hawthorne (Author) , Marci Shimoff (Author) , Mark Victor Hansen (Author)

Daughters, mothers, wives and grandmothers alike will treasure this heart-warming collection of short stories and find comfort in the advice they offer. Women are united in their mutual experiences of loving; giving birth to new life; pursuing a chosen career and juggling the responsibilities of their professional and family lives. These inspirational stories are full of such moments. Infused with courage, hope and wisdom, they offer guidance, sustenance and advice to women facing tough times and provide true nourishment for the soul. With stories from women such as Mother Teresa and Diana, Princess of Wales who have inspired generations, this collection is guaranteed to delight women around the world.

Liver Detox Plan

Xandria Williams (Author)

The liver handles hundreds of different reactions and its health affects every single part of your body. It may be the silent cause behind almost any symptom or health problem you may have and it can be in trouble even before you find yourself feeling 'liverish' or jaded either in general, or after rich foods or a heavy drinking session. If you suffer from chronic fatigue or headaches, allergies or canidiasis, high blood pressure or PMS, hypoglycaemia, or mood swings, menopausal problems or osteoporosis this could be the breakthrough you've been looking for. The LIVER DETOX PLAN offers an easy-to-follow clean-up plan to leave you feeling fresh and revived and ready to start again! By following a 4 or 8-week-plan you can achieve greater vitality, energy, weight-loss (if desired) and repair the damage of your past lifestyle.

Nanny Knows Best - Easy Weaning And First Feeding

Smith , Nanny With Nina Grunfeld (Author)

For many parents weaning can become full of trauma and anxiety. Is your baby eating enough? Is he getting the right nutrients? What happens if your baby refuses to eat or is constantly sick or crying? Nanny Smith has the answers to every parent's everyday questions and will help you and your baby through the transition from breast to bottle to solids - with confidence and calm.

Nanny Knows Best

Smith , Nanny With Grunfeld , Nina (Author)

Drawing on years of practical experience Nanny Smith will help every parent and every baby through this potentially traumatic time to enjoy the ease of life without nappies. Featuring Nanny's 10-step plan for guaranteed success the book answers common questions with sane practical and loving advice. She also addresses serious problems such as soiling and bedwetting in older children. There are no gimmicks in this book - Nanny Smith believes that every parent will learn for themselves what is right for their child.

Relate Guide To Loving In Later Life

Marj Thoburn (Author), Suzy Powling (Author)

Is sex wasted on the young? Marj Thoburn thinks it might be. This complete guide to sex, loving and relationships for the 50s-80s age group is a positive, constructive and celebratory guide which suggests that life - and loving sex - BEGIN at 50+. Inside every older person is a young person trying to come to terms with ageing. This books looks at the physical and psychological changes that may present challenges to older couples and provides practical exercises and strategies for coping, and learning, together. For example: How do you maintain your self-esteem when your body stops responding the way it used to? What can you do if your partner seems more attracted to people who are younger than you? How do you begin a new relationship if you find yourself divorced, separated, widowed or single in later life? How do you begin to get to know each other again once the children have left home? Written with understanding and humour, and drawing on a wide range of case studies, this invaluable book offers a wealth of advice for those who want to keep improving the quality of their relationship - whatever their age.

Perfect Skin

Janet Filderman (Author)

Treat yourself to perfect skin by following the advice given by Janet Filderman.

Simplicity is the keynote of her approach to skin care. As a top beauty therapist with many years experience, her practical advice - covering every aspect of skin care from cleansing and toning to home facial and massages - helps you achieve that enviable radiant look. Follow the Filderman beauty philosophy and discover why her methods work and why others don't.

With easy-to-follow routines and practical tips covering the latest skin care products, treatments for skin problems, choosing and applying make-up, and advice on diet and exercise, Perfect Skin is the only beauty book you'll need for a perfect complexion.

-Quick and easy skin care routines
-Professional tips from a top beauty therapist
-Solutions to common skin problems - from spots to broken veins
-How to deal with wrinkles and cellulite
-Easy instructions for manicures, pedicures, facials and massage
-The pros and cons of cosmetic surgery

The Stammering Handbook

Jenny Lewis (Author)

Many people regard stammering as a joke, reinforced by the fact that they are usually portrayed on film and television as figures of fun: Michael Palin in a Fish Called Wanda, Ronnie Barker in Open All Hours. But for those who stammer - and there are half a million in Britain -the affliction is a constant source of misery and embarrassment. The Stammering Handbook aims to help stammerers of all ages cope with it in everyday life - at work, at home, at school, at play. It will be illustrated with case histories and contains advice and help for friends and relations, too. Fully endorsed by and written with the help of The British Stammering Association, THE STAMMERING HANDBOOK is essential reading.

The Mind's Eye

Ian Robertson (Author)

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so they say. Yet our world, our civilisation has grown up on a foundation of words - laws, constitutions, treaties, charters, creeds - words that have tamed and liberated in equal measure. Our education, from earliest childhood, emphasises the importance of words. We take the world before our eyes and define it in a verbal language, and in so doing we capture it, understand it, celebrate it. But there are costs. In our reliance on the cold efficency of language we have neglected the wordless ways of the brain. The uniquely complex human mind is capable of the most exquisite images and visions. But visualisation is not merely about sight and the imagined, it is about the way we interact with the world through our five senses.

In THE MIND'S EYE Ian Robertson demonstrates how we are underutilising our brain's powers of visualisation. Taking the lessons of hard science, he explains how the brain works and how important visualisation can be. But more importantly, how we can all unleash the awesome power of our brains. Following simple exercises Ian Robertson describes how visualisation can:
improve memory and learning power
be the key to creative thinking and problem solving
offer powerful ways of combating stress
fight physical illness and pain
enrich musical and artistic experience
enhance sporting skill and strength

In his trademark accessible and imaginative style, Ian Robertson brings to life the hidden workings of the brain, and teaches us all how we can best capitalise on our inate abilities. A must read for anyone interested in how the brain works, or unlocking our mind's full potential.

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