Author: David A. Karp
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2005-06-02
Whatever you call it--an online auction house, the world's largest flea market, or a vast social experiment--no metaphor completely describes the huge trading community that is eBay. Underneath it all, eBay is also a computer program and a complex socio-economic system, requiring experience, finesse, and the right tools to master. eBay Hacks, 2nd Edition has been completely revised and updated to make use of an array of new tools and features, as well as to reflect the changes in the eBay API, eBay's policies, and general practices of its increasingly sophisticated users. In all, the new edition of eBay Hacks sports 30 brand-new hacks plus dozens of hacks that have been expanded, deepened, or otherwise completely rewritten. eBay Hacks shows you how to become a more efficient buyer and seller with clever tricks and shortcuts that will surprise even the most experienced eBayers. The book's wide range of topics covers all aspects of using eBay, such as advanced searching techniques, sniping tools, selling strategies, photography tips, and even research techniques for PowerSellers. But eBay Hacks doesn't just cover the basics; you willl learn how to write scripts to automate tedious tasks, take better photos, and tap into the eBay API to develop your own custom tools. Unlike any other book, eBay Hacks, 2nd Edition also provides insight into the social aspects of the eBay community, with diplomatic tools to help to get what you want with the least hassle and risk of negative feedback. This bestseller supplies you with the tools you need to master eBay, whether as a buyer or seller, casual surfer or serious collector, novice or seasoned expert. With this guide, you will become a savvy power user who trades smarter and safer, makes more money, enjoys successes, and has fun doing it.
If you've bought or sold items through eBay, or through hundreds of other online sites, then you're familiar with PayPal, the online payment service. With PayPal, a valid email address, and a credit card or bank account, you can easily send and receive payments online. Not a bank or financial institution itself, PayPal describes its service as one that builds on the financial infrastructure of bank accounts and credit cards, and using advanced propriety fraud prevention systems, creates a safe, global, real-time payment solution. Put simply, PayPal provides the means for people to conduct financial transactions online, instantly and securely.But there's more to PayPal than meets the eye. PayPal Hacks shows you how to make the most of PayPal to get the most out of your online business or transactions. Authors Shannon Sofield of Payloadz.com and PayPal evangelist David Nielsen guide you through the rigors of using and developing with PayPal. Whether you're building an ecommerce site using PayPal as a transaction provider, or simply trying to pay for an eBay auction without getting burned, PayPal Hacks will give you the skinny on this leading global online payment service.The collection of tips and tricks in PayPal Hacks shows you how to find or even build the right tools for using PayPal to buy and sell on eBay or as a transaction provider for ecommerce on your own site. Written for all PayPal users, from those just starting out to those developing sophisticated ecommerce sites, this book begins with the basics such as setting up your account, then moves quickly into specific tips and tools for buyers, sellers, and developers.With PayPal Hacks, you can: Learn extra steps to help protect yourself while buying or selling on eBay Save time and money with advanced tips and undocumented features Learn dozens of easy-to-follow procedures to help you request and receive payments and fill orders Use PayPal to handle subscriptions, affiliate systems, and donations Create and customize your customers' checkout process Effortlessly integrate PayPal's shopping cart system into your own website Implement digital fulfillment with Instant Payment Notification (IPN) and Payment Data Transfer (PDT) Develop and distribute ecommerce applications with the PayPal API Each hack consists of a task to be accomplished or a creative solution to a problem, presented in a clear, logical, and task-oriented format. PayPal Hacks provides the tools and details necessary to make PayPal more profitable, more flexible, and more convenient.
Author, illustrator and comic book artist Yumi Sakugawa shares a wide range of useful and unexpected tips for looking and feeling better, streamlining and improving your home life, and creating fun and artsy DIY projects that can brighten your living space. Inspired by her popular “Secret Yumiverse” tips originally posted on WonderHowTo.com, The Little Book of Life Hacks offers a wide range of practical advice and fun tips for everything from how to: - Remove dark circles from under your eyes - Make cold brew iced coffee at home - Throw the perfect apartment party on a budget - Work out at home without a gym membership - Take the perfect afternoon power nap...and more! Featuring Yumi’s signature hand-drawn illustrations throughout, The Little Book of Life Hacks is a distinctive and perfect gift for recent graduates and young working women who want to learn practical ways to organize and improve their daily life while still having fun.
Author: Megan Miller
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Minecraft was designed to allow other people to modify it. And while there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book is the first unofficial “hacker’s” super-guide dedicated to adding mods (modifications) to your Minecraft game. Mods add content to the game to alter gameplay, changing the creative feel of the game or giving the players more options for how they interact within the Minecraft world. Mods can make your game run faster, they can add new mobs, mechanics, and quests, and even entirely new dimensions to play in. Change the rules of your world with each mod you add—anything is fair game! This book explores today’s range of modded Minecraft play, from the must-haves to the fanciful—from utilities like Inventory Tweaks and JourneyMap, to full-fledged gameplay extensions and modpacks, like Thaumcraft, Twilight Forest, and Agrarian Skies. Written for seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters this is the ultimate guide on Minecraft mods—keep your game new and exciting with all these expert tips and tricks.
Author: Jill b.
Publisher: Jill b.
Release Date: 2014-11-08
Genre: Business & Economics
Secrets of a 16-year Full-Time Seller and Pioneering Power Seller Have you sold some items but are looking for more to sell? Are you looking to expand your eBay business but don't know where to start? This is NOT a garbage book written by someone with little or no eBay experience describing what eBay is and what an eBay business is! I have made a full-time living selling on eBay since 1998. I started selling on eBay in my college dorm room. Within 2 years, I had made enough money to cover 2 years of Ivy League college tuition. I was one of the pioneering Powersellers. In the nearly two decades of selling on eBay, I have been through, and survived many economic booms and busts. I am now moving further into the countryside and semi-retiring from eBay selling. In this book, I will reveal all my closely guarded secrets to selling on eBay including: my best retail sources, how to maximize profits using retail arbitrage, how to find deals from both online and brick and mortar stores, how to reduce risk and shipping costs. **This book is NOT for eBay novices** This book assumes the reader has some knowledge of selling on eBay. The ideas in this book apply to all sellers. The details apply to US-based sellers.This book is NOT a get-rich quick scheme.Selling on eBay is easy. But it can also be hard. If everyone could get rich selling on eBay, everyone would be doing it!I will not build castles in the air for you.I will not tell you that you can make money on eBay by selling unspecified items from unspecified wholesalers.I will not give you a list of toys and tell you to go on Craigslist to find them.I will not claim that I work two hours a day selling on eBay and make thousands a month. (Come ON! Get real...)Selling on eBay is a BUSINESS and I have been in this business long enough to know that there are no guarantees, regardless of past performances. Instead, I will give you the TOOLS to help you find products and to TOOLS to help you maximize your profits on eBay. Unlike other eBay authors, I do not recommend buying stock wholesale to resell on eBay. I will explain why in this book. I do not look for items to sell at garage sales or storage auctions. Finding a niche market is great, but I will show why you do not need to have a niche to make money on eBay. Instead I will show you how to maximize profits with tricks on how to get the best deals on NEW items from retail sources like Staples, Kohl's, Target and MORE! ** SOME OF THE TRICKS REVEALED IN THIS BOOK ARE NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART ** I provide many tools, secrets and tips in this book and hope that it will help you to thrive on eBay in good times and survive in bad times. Are you ready to maximize your profits? Buy This Book Today!
Want to calculate the probability that an event will happen? Be able to spot fake data? Prove beyond doubt whether one thing causes another? Or learn to be a better gambler? You can do that and much more with 75 practical and fun hacks packed into Statistics Hacks. These cool tips, tricks, and mind-boggling solutions from the world of statistics, measurement, and research methods will not only amaze and entertain you, but will give you an advantage in several real-world situations-including business. This book is ideal for anyone who likes puzzles, brainteasers, games, gambling, magic tricks, and those who want to apply math and science to everyday circumstances. Several hacks in the first chapter alone-such as the "central limit theorem,", which allows you to know everything by knowing just a little-serve as sound approaches for marketing and other business objectives. Using the tools of inferential statistics, you can understand the way probability works, discover relationships, predict events with uncanny accuracy, and even make a little money with a well-placed wager here and there. Statistics Hacks presents useful techniques from statistics, educational and psychological measurement, and experimental research to help you solve a variety of problems in business, games, and life. You'll learn how to: Play smart when you play Texas Hold 'Em, blackjack, roulette, dice games, or even the lottery Design your own winnable bar bets to make money and amaze your friends Predict the outcomes of baseball games, know when to "go for two" in football, and anticipate the winners of other sporting events with surprising accuracy Demystify amazing coincidences and distinguish the truly random from the only seemingly random--even keep your iPod's "random" shuffle honest Spot fraudulent data, detect plagiarism, and break codes How to isolate the effects of observation on the thing observed Whether you're a statistics enthusiast who does calculations in your sleep or a civilian who is entertained by clever solutions to interesting problems, Statistics Hacks has tools to give you an edge over the world's slim odds.
Explains how to improve Windows 7 and do more with the software than Microsoft intended, with helpful information on setup, installation, upgrade from other Windows versions, the new interface, new security features, user accounts, troubleshooting, and In
From your very first night making torches and a bed to your first Redstone build to defeating the Ender Dragon, this book will put a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips with hundreds of tips, tricks, and tactics. Whether you're looking for the most advanced farming, mining, and fighting techniques or you're looking to try out the most awesome servers, mods, minigames, and Redstone creations, Mega Builder has it all and more. Almost anything is possible in the wide world of Minecraft--you're only limited by your imagination and your knowledge of the game, so grab your Pickaxe, pick up this book, and let's get building! Adventure awaits, Minecrafter!
Author: Donna Brazile
Publisher: Hachette Books
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Political Science
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Explosive... A blistering tell-all."---Washington Post "People should sit up, take notes and change things."---Ace Smith, Los Angeles Times "Brazile most certainly has a story to tell.... Vivid."---The Guardian From Donna Brazile, former DNC chair and legendary political operative, an explosive and revealing new look at the 2016 election: the first insider account of the Russian hacking of the DNC and the missteps by the Clinton campaign and Obama administration that enabled a Trump victory. In the fallout of the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee--and as chaos threatened to consume the party's convention--Democrats turned to a familiar figure to right the ship: Donna Brazile. Known to millions from her frequent TV appearances, she was no stranger to high stakes and dirty opponents, and the longtime Democratic strategist had a reputation in Washington as a one-stop shop for fixing sticky problems. What Brazile found at the DNC was unlike anything she had experienced before--and much worse than is commonly known. The party was beset by infighting, scandal, and hubris, while reeling from a brazen and wholly unprecedented attempt by a foreign power to influence the presidential election. Plus, its candidate, Hillary Clinton, faced an opponent who broke every rule in the political playbook. Packed with never-before-reported revelations about what went down in 2016, Hacks is equal parts campaign thriller, memoir, and roadmap for the future. With Democrats now in the wilderness after this historic defeat, Hacks argues that staying silent about what went wrong helps no one. Only by laying bare the missteps, miscalculations, and crimes of 2016, Brazile contends, will Americans be able to salvage their democracy.
Author: Creek Stewart
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2016-07-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks takes you step-by-step through transforming simple objects like soda tabs and plant leaves into essential survival tools. This rough-and-rugged guide covers everything from small-scale hacks, like using sticks and rope to make a table, to the big stuff, like creating a one-person emergency shelter from a trash bag or purifying dirty water using a plastic bottle and the sun. And you can be ready anywhere you go with everyday carry kits, pocket-sized survival kits, so you're never without the essential tools you need to make it on your own. Being prepared can make the difference when it comes to your survival in an emergency. And Survival Hacks makes it a whole lot easier.