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Starting a Successful Blog when you have NO CLUE!: 7 Steps to WordPress Bliss.... (Beginner Internet Marketing Series Book 1)

FREE Blogging Course Included!! STEP-BY-STEP: A Proven, Easy-to-Follow System to Starting a Wordpress Blog from Scratch(Part 1: Technical Set up)You have thought about starting a blog, but always put it off, because tech stuff really scares you?You often wondered how top bloggers actually make money? - and what training they had to become successful?Or you might be a freelancer / business owner trying to use the internet to spread the word about your products and services?This book will teach you how to start a cool blog the smart way - no prior experience is necessary - and you might even have fun along the way….Building a Foundation for Blogging SuccessWhile some guides promise to get you started with a blog in under an hour - or even 5 minutes - the reality is quite different. Like with anything new there is a small learning curve and the occasional frustration. Sure, you can rush through it and quickly set something up - without any design or features. But that’s probably not a good success strategy. This book is not about starting a “quickie” blog, but about building a solid foundation for long term success. (Wordpress site).This includes advice from some of the most successful bloggers in the world, like the guys behind ProBlogger, CopyBlogger, Moz and BoostBlogTraffic who have generated a combined income of more than 50 Million Dollars through their blogs.A well-thought-out Strategy will get you there a lot fasterStarting a successful blog is not just about learning the technical aspects. That is only the beginning - and even there your choices can make or break you, right from the start. We will cover the different aspects you need to consider for each of the 7 Steps described in this book, including choosing a marketable domain name, a good hosting company, mailing list services - and monetizing strategies.You will find that - with a few pointers - starting a successful blog is - by far - not as complicated as you might think. Though it will take more than just an hour…;-)Thanks to an amazing software called WordPress, it has become very easy to start and manage a blog without paying expensive designers or learning complex “code”.If you are comfy with MS Word, a Wordpress site will be a breeze…More importantly, it will soon become fun to design your own Wordpress site and update it yourself. You might even help others to start their Wordpress blog….This book follows a proven 7-Step formula with numerous screenshots to illustrate each step.It will give you the tools to get started with your new Wordpress blog in easy-to-understand language and provide you with a massive resource chapter for further training.Here is what you will learn:Step #1: What is WordPress and why do all successful bloggers use it?...and why you should avoid third party platforms like Blogspot/Blogger, Weebly, Wix, etc. at all cost!!Step #2: Web Hosting - Finding a good home base for your blogStep #3: Creating your Brand - Choosing and registering your domain nameStep #4: WordPress Set up: - A first look at your site & featuresStep #5: Pick a Theme - Styling your site to awesomenessStep #6: Plugins, Mailing Lists & Google Analytics - Turning your blog into a performance ninjaStep #7: Blogging & Marketing Training - Learning from the MASTERSWould You Like To Know More?Download now and learn how to start your blog today!Scroll to the top of the page and select the BUY button.

Tech Giants, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Journalism (Routledge Research in Journalism Book 26)

This book examines the impact of the "Big Five" technology companies – Apple, Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft – on journalism and the media industries. It looks at the current role of algorithms and artificial intelligence in curating how we consume media and their increasing influence on the production of the news. Exploring the changes that the technology industry and automation have made in the past decade to the production, distribution and consumption of news globally, the book considers what happens to journalism once it is produced and enters the media ecosystems of the internet tech giants – and the impact of social media and AI on such things as fake news in the post-truth age.The audience for this book are students and researchers working in the field of digital media, and journalism studies or media studies more generally. It will also be useful to those who are looking for extended case studies of the role taken by tech giants such as Facebook and Google in the fake news scandal, or the role of Jeff Bezos in transforming The Washington Post.The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351013758, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Bitcoin and Beyond: Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Global Governance (RIPE Series in Global Political Economy)

Since the launch of Bitcoin in 2009 several hundred different ‘cryptocurrencies’ have been developed and become accepted for a wide variety of transactions in leading online commercial marketplaces and the ‘sharing economy’, as well as by more traditional retailers, manufacturers, and even by charities and political parties. Bitcoin and its competitors have also garnered attention for their wildly fluctuating values as well as implication in international money laundering, Ponzi schemes and online trade in illicit goods and services across borders. These and other controversies surrounding cryptocurrencies have induced varying governance responses by central banks, government ministries, international organizations, and industry regulators worldwide. Besides formal attempts to ban Bitcoin, there have been multifaceted efforts to incorporate elements of blockchains, the peer-to-peer technology underlying cryptocurrencies, in the wider exchange, recording, and broadcasting of digital transactions. Blockchains are being mobilized to support and extend an array of governance activities. The novelty and breadth of growing blockchain-based activities have fuelled both utopian promises and dystopian fears regarding applications of the emergent technology to Bitcoin and beyond. This volume brings scholars of anthropology, economics, Science and Technology Studies, and sociology together with GPE scholars in assessing the actual implications posed by Bitcoin and blockchains for contemporary global governance. Its interdisciplinary contributions provide academics, policymakers, industry practitioners and the general public with more nuanced understandings of technological change in the changing character of governance within and across the borders of nation-states.

Disrupting Finance: FinTech and Strategy in the 21st Century (Palgrave Studies in Digital Business & Enabling Technologies)

This open access Pivot demonstrates how a variety of technologies act as innovation catalysts within the banking and financial services sector. Traditional banks and financial services are under increasing competition from global IT companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon and PayPal whilst facing pressure from investors to reduce costs, increase agility and improve customer retention. Technologies such as blockchain, cloud computing, mobile technologies, big data analytics and social media therefore have perhaps more potential in this industry and area of business than any other. This book defines a fintech ecosystem for the 21st century, providing a state-of-the art review of current literature, suggesting avenues for new research and offering perspectives from business, technology and industry.   

40 Rules for Internet Business Success: Escape the 9 to 5, Do Work You Love, Build a Profitable Online Business and Make Money Online (Internet Business Series)

Actionable Advice from Someone That's Actually Done ItDid you know that most "how to make money online" and "passive income" books are written by people that have never actually launched a real online business?Stop reading entrepreneurship books that were written by pretenders. Read 40 Rules for Internet Business Success and you'll learn from a multi-millionaire entrepreneur that has created multiple six-figure and seven-figure online businesses from scratch. Matthew Paulson, Founder of MarketBeat.com, has weathered the failures and triumphs of entrepreneurship for more than a decade. 40 Rules for Internet Business Success is his collection of core principles and strategies he has used to identify new business ideas, launch new companies and grow his businesses. By reading 40 Rules for Internet Business Success, you will learn to:Throw away your business plan! Create a scalable business model that actually works.Identify a target market that is desperate for your company's products and services.Launch your first product or service faster by building a minimum viable business.Create a reliable and repeatable marketing strategy to keep new customers coming. Understand why most "passive income" business ideas are doomed to fail (and how to beat the odds.)Build systems that make your business run like a well-oiled machine.Maximize your company's earnings potential with the three keys of revenue growth.Whether you want to learn how to make money online, create passive income streams or build a massive online business empire, 40 Rules for Internet Business Success will help you turn your dream of starting a business into reality.EXTRAS WITH EVERY PURCHASE: After purchasing the book, open it and follow the directions inside to receive access to the two bonus audio interviews titled 40 Bootstrapped Business Ideas and The Seven Deadly Sins of New Entrepreneurs. Want to learn how to make money online?Get your copy of 40 Rules for Internet Business Success today and learn how starting a business may be the best decision you ever made. Scroll to the top of the page and click on the buy button.

Demystifying Internet of Things Security: Successful IoT Device/Edge and Platform Security Deployment

Break down the misconceptions of the Internet of Things by examining the different security building blocks available in Intel Architecture (IA) based IoT platforms. This open access book reviews the threat pyramid, secure boot, chain of trust, and the SW stack leading up to defense-in-depth.The IoT presents unique challenges in implementing security and Intel has both CPU and Isolated Security Engine capabilities to simplify it. This book explores the challenges to secure these devices to make them immune to different threats originating from within and outside the network. The requirements and robustness rules to protect the assets vary greatly and there is no single blanket solution approach to implement security.Demystifying Internet of Things Security provides clarity to industry professionals and provides and overview of different security solutionsWhat You'll LearnSecure devices, immunizing them against different threats originating from inside and outside the networkGather an overview of the different security building blocks available in Intel Architecture (IA) based IoT platformsUnderstand the threat pyramid, secure boot, chain of trust, and the software stack leading up to defense-in-depthWho This Book Is ForStrategists, developers, architects, and managers in the embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) space trying to understand and implement the security in the IoT devices/platforms.

Heterogeneity, High Performance Computing, Self-Organization and the Cloud (Palgrave Studies in Digital Business & Enabling Technologies)

This book is open access under a CC BY NC ND license. It addresses the most recent developments in cloud computing such as HPC in the Cloud, heterogeneous cloud, self-organising and self-management, and discusses the business implications of cloud computing adoption. Establishing the need for a new architecture for cloud computing, it discusses a novel cloud management and delivery architecture based on the principles of self-organisation and self-management. This focus shifts the deployment and optimisation effort from the consumer to the software stack running on the cloud infrastructure. It also outlines validation challenges and introduces a novel generalised extensible simulation framework to illustrate the effectiveness, performance and scalability of self-organising and self-managing delivery models on hyperscale cloud infrastructures. It concludes with a number of potential use cases for self-organising, self-managing clouds and the impact on those businesses.

Pinterest for Authors: Use Pinterest to Find New Readers and Sell More Books

There’s world of opportunity out there for authors on Pinterest if you know how to use it.
Many authors have a limited or zero marketing budget – which is why it’s a great time to learn about Pinterest and how you can use it to increase exposure and sales. Best of all, every author can use Pinterest for free. There’s no need to pay for advertising to get results using Pinterest.In this instructional guide a bestselling thriller author and Pinterest guru set out the straight forward steps necessary to turn Pinterest into a revenue generating platform for you.

Market Segmentation Analysis: Understanding It, Doing It, and Making It Useful (Management for Professionals)

This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This open access book offers something for everyone working with market segmentation: practical guidance for users of market segmentation solutions; organisational guidance on implementation issues; guidance for market researchers in charge of collecting suitable data; and guidance for data analysts with respect to the technical and statistical aspects of market segmentation analysis. Even market segmentation experts will find something new, including an approach to exploring data structure and choosing a suitable number of market segments, and a vast array of useful visualisation techniques that make interpretation of market segments and selection of target segments easier. The book talks the reader through every single step, every single potential pitfall, and every single decision that needs to be made to ensure market segmentation analysis is conducted as well as possible. All calculations are accompanied not only with a detailed explanation, but also with R code that allows readers to replicate any aspect of what is being covered in the book using R, the open-source environment for statistical computing and graphics.

Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy (Ocean Engineering & Oceanography 7)

This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license.This book offers a concise, practice-oriented reference-guide to the field of ocean wave energy. The ten chapters highlight the key rules of thumb, address all the main technical engineering aspects and describe in detail all the key aspects to be considered in the techno-economic assessment of wave energy converters. Written in an easy-to-understand style, the book answers questions relevant to readers of different backgrounds, from developers, private and public investors, to students and researchers. It is thereby a valuable resource for both newcomers and experienced practitioners in the wave energy sector.