Yearly Archives: 2017 Back

The Aisles Have Eyes : How Retailers Track Your Shopping, Strip Your Privacy, and Define Your Power (ebook)

Author: Joseph Turow By one expert’s prediction, within twenty years half of Americans will have body implants that tell retailers how they feel about specific products as they browse their local stores. The notion may be outlandish, but it reflects executives’ drive to understand shoppers in the aisles with the same obsessive detail that they … Read more

LinkedIn for dummies (ebook)

Author: Joel Elad Don’t be left out — link up with this fully updated introduction to the Internet’s hottest professional networking tool. With more than 225 million members from over 200 countries and territories worldwide, LinkedIn.com is an unbeatable self-marketing tool. LinkedIn For Dummies teaches you how to make the most of your LinkedIn.com profile … Read more

Million dollar women : the essential guide for female entrepreneurs who want to go big (book)

Author: Julia Pimsleur Over the past twenty years, women in the US have started nearly twice as many businesses as men, but only three percent of all women business owners ever make revenues of one million dollars or more. Most are stuck running kitchen-table businesses, just getting by, or in many cases, running out of … Read more

Designing A Logo, What Not To Do : The top 10 design mistakes that will ruin any logo attempt

“A look at things that will utterly ruin, destroy and wreck a potentially decent logo attempt. I’ve tried (you can judge how successfully) to write this with both designers and clients in mind. So without further ado, we present 10 things NOT to do when designing your next logo…” The Logo Factory, February 2017 Read … Read more

Startup Your Life : Hustle and Hack Your Way to Happiness (ebook)

Author: Anna Akbari A young sociologist shows readers how to reach personal fulfillment using the same strategies that power Silicon Valley’s greatest startups. As an entrepreneur, Anna Akbari learned that one of the best things about startups is their ability to “pivot” quickly — basically a euphemism for failing and starting over. And she quickly … Read more

Hello, startup : a programmer’s guide to building products, technologies, and teams (book)

Author: Yevgeniy Brikman This book is the “Hello, World” tutorial for building products, technologies, and teams in a startup environment. It’s based on the experiences of the author, Yevgeniy (Jim) Brikman, as well as interviews with programmers from some of the most successful startups of the last decade, including Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GitHub, Stripe, … Read more