Category: Business/Computers
The Money in You!: Discover Your Financial Personality and Live the Millionaire’s Life – Just 99 cents 0 comments

Julie Stav has long made a name for herself as a financial guru with a solid media platform, and the know-how to make right your financial wrongs.
With her most fun and mass appealing book to date, Stav points her financial acumen on what she considers the financial universe’s 5 existing financial personality types
Structured much in the same way the signs of the Zodiac are organized (with each Zodiac sign representing its own set of character traits—both strengths AND weaknesses), THE MONEY IN YOU! segments 5 different financial types in this world, and why all of us fit into one more than we do the others. It is our understanding of our financial nature, or the way we innately view money matters, that drives our financial decisions. Mastering this nature is the key to unlocking our financial success.
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The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More with Less – $1.99 0 comments

The 80/20 principle is one of the great secrets of highly effective people and organizations.
Did you know, for example, that 20 percent of customers account for 80 percent of revenues? That 20 percent of our time accounts for 80 percent of the work we accomplish? The 80/20 Principle shows how we can achieve much more with much less effort, time, and resources, simply by identifying and focusing our efforts on the 20 percent that really counts. Although the 80/20 principle has long influenced today’s business world, author Richard Koch reveals how the principle works and shows how we can use it in a systematic and practical way to vastly increase our effectiveness, and improve our careers and our companies.
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In-N-Out Burger – The untold story of the renegade burger chain – Just 99 cents 0 comments

It’s the untold story of the renegade burger chain that evokes a passionate following unlike any other. In fast-food corporate America, In-N-Out Burger stands apart. Begun in a tiny shack in the shadow of World War II, this family-owned chain has steadfastly refused to franchise or be sold. It is a testament to old-fashioned values and reminiscent of a simpler time when people, loyalty, and a freshly made, juicy hamburger meant something. Over time, In-N-Out Burger has become nothing less than a cultural institution that can lay claim to an insanely loyal following.
As the story of In-N-Out Burger unfolds so too does the cultural history of America as influenced and shaped by car culture and fast food. Buy this book today for only 99 cents.
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Getting Past No: Negotiating in Difficult Situations – $1.99 0 comments

In Getting Past No, William Ury of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation offers a proven breakthrough strategy for turning adversaries into negotiating partners. You’ll learn how to:
• Stay in control under pressure
• Defuse anger and hostility
• Find out what the other side really wants
• Counter dirty tricks
• Use power to bring the other side back to the table
• Reach agreements that satisfies both sides’ needs
Getting Past No is the state-of-the-art book on negotiation for the twenty-first century. It will help you deal with tough times, tough people, and tough negotiations. You don’t have to get mad or get even. Instead, you can get what you want!
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The Etiquette Advantage in Business: Personal Skills for Professional Success – $1.99 0 comments

Completely revised and updated, the third edition of the Posts’ The Etiquette Advantage in Business is the ultimate guide professionals need to build successful business relationships with confidence
Today, more than ever, good manners mean good business. The Etiquette Advantage in Business offers proven, essential advice, from resolving conflicts with ease and grace to building productive relationships with colleagues at all levels. It also offers up-to-date guidance on important professional skills, including ethics, harassment in the workplace, privacy, networking, email, social media dos and don’ts, and knowing how and when to take responsibility for mistakes.
The Etiquette Advantage in Business provides critical tools for building solid, productive relationships and will help you meet the challenges of the work world with confidence and poise. Buy it today for $1.99.

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Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success Playbook – Only 99 cents 0 comments

Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden and Jay Carty know that when it comes down to it, success is an equal opportunity player. Anyone can create it in his or her career, family, and beyond. Based on John Wooden’s own method to victory, Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success reveals that success is built block by block, where each block is a crucial principle contributing to lifelong achievement in every area of life.
Each of these 32 daily readings takes an in-depth look at a single block of the pyramid, which when combined with the other blocks forms the structure of the pyramid of success. Join John Wooden and Jay Carty to discover the building blocks and key values–from confidence to faith–that have brought Coach to the pinnacle of success as a leader, a teacher, and a follower of God.
Buy this book today for only 99 cents.
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Four quick picks: Business and management books – $1.99 each 0 comments

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Housekeeping: Amazon search problems; Audio outsells print; Mercy Street review and Cheap Reads 4 comments

broom.panAmazon search problems
Starting around 5:00a.m. Central time today, Amazon has experienced search problems. If something is typed into the search bar, an error message is given. For our site, direct links to books work just fine. But a link I have below to pull in the three dozen books on sale, the error appears.
The search failure appears to be occurring across all Amazon sites around the world. Hopefully things will be righted soon and we can access all the great deals today.
NOTE: As of 8:37a.m. Central time, the issue has been resolved.
 
Audio outsells print, sort of
MarketWatch, an on-line business site owned by Dow Jones & Co, posted an article earlier this year claiming that audiobooks are outselling print versions. On some books. But not all books. Some authors have experienced sales of their audiobook exceeding the print version by as much as four times.
Jeremy Ohshan, the author of the article offered his thoughts on why audio would be more popular than print. I have an idea, too. With the advent of the ereader, many authors have targeted that market for promoting their work. Audiobook popularity has risen with the immersion reading options of moving from audio-to-ebook-to-audiobook.
Authors can make their books available in print through Amazon’s print-on-demand option, but most give minimal effort in attracting print buyers. What is marketed is what sells and audiobooks and ebookssoon outsell print verions. On some books. But not all books.
 
Mercy Street – A Review
Last month I read Mercy Street (Just 99 cents), a contemporary tale set in Melbourne, Australia, written by Tess Evans.
Reminiscent of A Man Named Ove ($11.99), the book revolves around George, a lonely, widowed pensioner whose life is saved by Angie, a 19-year-old mother. Feeling indebted to her, George consents to Angie and her 5-year-old daughter Rory staying with him when they hit a rough patch.
George’s life takes on a new purpose when he assumes the roll of Rory’s Poppy, providing security that she has never had in her nomadic short life.
Throughout the story of George and Rory, we learn of George’s life with his wife Pen and the life he imagined they would have.
Ms. Evans’ novel is tender and touching, giving a vivid picture of the life many young children lead. Secondary characters give life to the book – a bossy sister; a sympathetic friend at the pub and neighbors on Mercy Street who support George and Rory.
I enjoyed this emotional story and recommend it for summer reading. I paid $1.99, but you can buy it for only 99 cents today.
 
Cheap Reference Books
McGraw-Hill has reduced the price of three dozen reference and education books to just $1.99 each. Choose from business, parenting, health and diet, science, psychology and more. Click here to check out all of the McGraw-Hill nonfiction titles selling for $1.99 each. NOTE: Link may not be working!
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Contagious: Why Things Catch On – $1.99 0 comments

What makes things popular?
If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious?
Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger has spent the last decade answering these questions. He’s studied why New York Times articles make the paper’s own Most E-mailed List, why products get word of mouth, and how social influence shapes everything from the cars we buy to the clothes we wear to the names we give our children. In this book, Berger reveals the secret science behind word-of-mouth and social transmission. Discover how six basic principles drive all sorts of things to become contagious, from consumer products and policy initiatives to workplace rumors and YouTube videos.
Whether you’re a manager at a big company, a small business owner trying to boost awareness, a politician running for office, or a health official trying to get the word out, Contagious will show you how to make your product or idea catch on. Buy the book for $1.99 today. Audiobook: $3.99.
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48 Days to the Work You Love by Dan Miller – Recommended by Dave Ramsey – Just 99 cents 0 comments

In 2009, the U.S. unemployment rate exceeded ten percent. Today, when new work is found, it may not be traditional. Studies estimate half of the American workforce will soon consist of freelancers, consultants, independent contractors, entreprenuers, electronic immigrants, and so forth. Are you ready for the new normal?
Dan Miller has seen it coming for years. But his thriving vocational best seller, 48 Days to the Work You Love, is not so much about finding a new job as it is learning about who we are really called to be in relation to our vocation whatever shape that career may take in these changing times.
Conversational and creative, Miller helps the reader understand ones God-given skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions. Doing so helps us recognize clear patterns that will point toward successful decisions along the career path. Step by step, this updated edition of 48 Days to the Work You Love reveals the process for creating a Life Plan and translating that plan into meaningful and fulfilling daily work. Let the countdown begin! Buy the book today for the reduced price of only 99 cents.
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