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HTML 5 and CSS 3: Develop with Tomorrow’s Standards Today – Book Review

I’ve just finished reading HTML 5 and CSS 3: Develop with Tomorrow’s Standards Today, by Brian P. Hogan. The purpose of the book is showing how to use features on HTML 5 and CSS 3, today. Given how uneven adoption has been in various browsers (specially IE), a big part of this is providing fallbacks […]

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Pragmatic Programmer’s Automatic Kindle e-book delivery

I’ve bought many e-books over the years at the Pragmatic Bookshelf. One neat feature I haven’t noticed till today is that now they can deliver your e-books to your Kindle with wi-fi. It’s a small touch, but downloading the e-book (not only the first time, but on every update), getting your Kindle, connecting it, finding […]

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The Link Publicity Book – Review

I’ve just finished reading another WordTracker book – The Link Publicity Book. The purpose of the book is teaching you ways that can help you get featured by media – newspapers, magazines, big sites, etc. Getting featured on such places gets you direct traffic – plus traffic from blogger comments of those stories, PR from […]

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Google AdWords PPC Advertising

I’ve just finished another of WordTracker’s books – Google AdWords PPC Advertising . I got it at a US$20 discount from one of their e-mails. I have been using PPC since before Google AdWords (Overture!), and I did read a few books along the way. So I thought I’d read this one, and if it […]

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Link Building Review

I’ve just finished another Wordtracker book, this time it was Link Building:How to build links for your site for SEO, Traffic and Response by Ken McGaffin and Mark Nunney. On a funny note, I was quite pleased with the purchase of the book, as I had tried to purchase it for full price before. Wordtracker’s […]

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Blogging for Business – Book Review

Blogging for Business, by Chris Garret, is the latest book I’ve read from WordTracker. It proposes to be a How-to for business blogging, and I’d say it covers that pretty well. Chapter 1 – Why Blog? One interesting part in the beginning is the comparison with various others vehicles for communication – newsletters: – Blogs […]

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Writing Kick-ass Website Sales Copy – Review

After reading the excelent Web Site Recipes, I bought another Wordtracker book, Writing Kick-ass Website Sales Copy. My sales copy is a bit weak, so I thought it could help. It was somewhat helpful, but if it had recipe on the name too, I´d have to say it was a bit bland. The book is […]

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The Web Content Recipe Book – review

I’ve recently read The Web Content Recipe book, by Rachelle Money, Ken McGaffin and Mark Nunney. I expected a good book, from the excerpts available on PDF, but found it was even better than that. The book proposes to improve your ability to create good web content. Web content is important for several reasons, depending […]