Blues Harmonica For Dummies

Author: Winslow Yerxa
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118282496
Release Date: 2012-07-20
Genre: Music

The fun and easy way to play blues on the harmonica Blues harmonica is the most popular and influential style ofharmonica playing, and it forms the basis for playing harmonica inother styles such as rock and country. Blues Harmonica forDummies gives you a wealth of content devoted to the bluesapproach—specific techniques and applications, includingbending and making your notes sound richer and fuller withtongue-blocked enhancements; use of amplification to develop ablues sound; blues licks and riffs; constructing a blues harmonicasolo; accompanying singers; historical development of blues styles;and important blues players and recordings. The accompanying audio CD features all the musical examples fromthe book, plus play-along exercises and songs that let you hear thesound you're striving for. In-depth coverage of major blues harmonica techniques Blues song forms, improvisation, and accompanying singers Information on blues history and personalities If you're intrigued by the idea of understanding and masteringthe compelling (yet mysterious) art of playing blues on theharmonica, Blues Harmonica For Dummies has you covered. CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not includedas part of the e-book file, but are available for download afterpurchase

Marketing For Dummies

Author: Alexander Hiam
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118880654
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Master the latest marketing tools and trends Marketing strategies are evolving faster than ever before, and mastering the latest and greatest strategies are essential to getting results. This updated edition of the classic marketing bestseller includes new and revised material, with full coverage of the latest marketing trends and how to effectively apply them to your business. Whether it's boosting your baseline marketing skills, figuring out social media, developing a comprehensive Internet marketing strategy, or getting expert tips on effective local marketing techniques, Marketing for Dummies, 4th Edition has everything you need in one easy-to-use and accessible guide. Effective marketing is about knowing your customers and giving them what they want, when they want it. The latest marketing research tells us that every customer interaction is an opportunity to grow your business and your bottom line, which is why you need a results-oriented marketing plan. With this updated, practical, and savvy guide to marketing strategies that work, you can apply the skills you already have more efficiently than ever before Marketing For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you the structure and practical advice you need to get the most out of every marketing initiative and, ultimately, grow your business. Maximize the lifetime value of your customers Connect web marketing strategies to real world traffic and sales Implement local sourcing to boost local and regional marketing initiatives Focus your online marketing strategy to target only qualified buyers Before you waste any more time with ineffective and potentially costly marketing missteps, let Marketing For Dummies, 4th Edition establish viable marketing strategies that will help your business succeed.

Chromebook For Dummies

Author: Mark LaFay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118951279
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Genre: Computers

Get the most out of your Google Chromebook Are you the proud new owner of a Google Chromebook and alittle—or a lot—intimidated by the technology? You'vecome to the right place! Chromebook For Dummies walks youthrough setting up the device, transitioning from traditionalcomputers and working in the cloud, customizing Chromebook to suityour needs, navigating the apps and their uses, and applyingadvanced settings and features. Fear not: with the step-by-stepguidance and helpful information inside, there's no reason to breaka sweat. Chromebooks are affordable, fast, and sleek—and withGoogle driving the initiative, they're impossible to ignore. Soit's no wonder they're gaining popularity and enticing people fromall walks of life to make the switch from a traditional PC orlaptop. If you're one of those people and want to make the most ofyour experience, this book is a practical user's guide to allthings Chromebook. Covers all Chromebooks on the market Provides coverage of all Chromebook features in aneasy-to-follow manner Serves as the go-to reference for successfully using aChromebook Includes step-by-step coverage of everything you'll encounterwith your Chromebook If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to maximize theperformance of your Google Chromebook, you'll turn to this friendlyguide time and again.

Composting For Dummies

Author: Cathy Cromell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470631263
Release Date: 2010-01-14
Genre: Gardening

Back-to-basics gardening that will benefit the earth and your wallet! Want to use ordinary waste to create an extraordinary garden? Composting lets you turn household food waste, yard clippings, and more into free compost and mulch that's chock-full of nutrients. From building and working with traditional compost bins to starting an indoor worm-composting operation, Composting For Dummies makes these often intimidating projects easy, fun, and accessible for anyone! Digging into compost basics — get a handle on the benefits of composting and the tools you'll need to get started Choosing the best method and location — find the best composting method and location that's right for you, whether it's above ground, in a hole, in a container or bin, or even right in your kitchen Building your pile — learn which ingredients can go into your compost pile, what stays out, and how to mix it all up in the right proportions Stepping beyond traditional composting — get the lowdown on vermicomposting (letting worms eat your garbage), growing green manures to compost later, and sheet composting in the same spot you plan to plant Open the book and find: A step-by-step guide to composting The right gear and tools for the job Tips on constructing your own composting containers and bins Materials you can safely compost (and those to avoid) Cover crops to improve your soil now and compost later Recommendations for using your finished compost What worms contribute to your compost Troubleshooting advice if your compost pile isn't cooperating Learn to: Turn household food waste, yard clippings, and more into nutrient-rich compost Build and maintain your own compost bin Use worms to aid in composting, both indoors and out Give your vegetable and flower gardens a boost of energy

Minecraft Recipes For Dummies

Author: Jesse Stay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118968284
Release Date: 2014-09-29
Genre: Computers

A quick, handy reference on Minecraft recipes Want to find resources, make a shelter, craft tools, armor, and weapons, and protect yourself from monsters with Minecraft recipes? You've come to the right place! In a handy, portable edition that's packed with step-by-step instructions, Minecraft Recipes For Dummies makes it easy to look up the required items and figure out which blocks you need to gather to create each item. You'll get recipes for weapons, armor, transportation, mechanism, food, dye, wool, and brewing, as well as information on enchanting, repairing, gathering, farming, efficiency, and more. Minecraft is more than just a game: it's an obsession. It has gone from an obscure game with a cult-like following to a mainstream phenomenon. Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly guide, you'll get quick and easy access to Minecraft recipes to enhance your game and get even more out of this popular, addictive game. Shows you which blocks you'll need to gather to create shelter, tools, armor, weapons, and more Makes it easier for both beginner and advanced Minecraft players to make the most of the game Playing the game teaches users basic programming skills and engineering concepts The author's sons—both avid Minecraft players and bloggers—contributed to the writing of this book Minecraft Recipes For Dummies is the portable guide that goes where you go as you create a world you'll never want to leave.

Google Glass For Dummies

Author: Eric Butow
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118825228
Release Date: 2014-04-21
Genre: Computers

Provides information on the features of the wearable mobile device, covering such topics as setting up Glass, connecting to the Internet, using gestures to power Glass, installing third-party apps, and managing contacts.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies

Author: Stephanie Diamond
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118961568
Release Date: 2014-11-03
Genre: Computers

Master the latest version of Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking This new edition of Dragon NaturallySpeaking For Dummies has been updated to cover all the newest updates to Dragon NaturallySpeaking Version 13, giving readers plain-English access to the technology that ignites new levels of productivity. It enables people to interact with and command their laptop or PC, cruise through email, update Facebook, surf the web, and create reports just by speaking! Inside, you'll find everything you need to get started with this advanced voice recognition software right away. Touted as being three times faster than typing, Dragon NaturallySpeaking software boasts 99% speech accuracy out of the box. Plus, although it is primarily used as voice recognition software, programmers and developers have begun using it as a programming language for app development because the voice recognition makes use of custom tools that can be used to automate programming tasks. It's making waves in the tech world—and you can get in on the action with this hands-on, friendly guide. Includes the most up-to-date information on the latest version of the software Shows you how to launch your Dragon software Includes time-and-sanity-saving tips to make your experience with Dragon NaturallySpeaking headache-free Outlines common mistakes to avoid and unprecedented Dragon tricks If you're a new or inexperienced user who wants to get up to date quickly on all that Dragon NaturallySpeaking can do, this approachable, step-by-step guide has you covered.

Data Mining For Dummies

Author: Meta S. Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118893173
Release Date: 2014-09-29
Genre: Computers

Offers information on how to search through large amounts of computerized business data to find useful patterns or trends, including creation and validity testing of a data model, effective communication of findings, and available tools.

Weight Training For Dummies

Author: Liz Neporent
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118940747
Release Date: 2014-12-31
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The host of MSN's Focus on Feeling Better provides a weight-training resource that lays out examples and instructions for 20-minute routines, discusses specific heath or orthopedic conditions, covers High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and much more. Original.

iOS App Development For Dummies

Author: Jesse Feiler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118871072
Release Date: 2014-03-26
Genre: Computers

If you’ve got incredible iOS ideas, get this book andbring them to life! iOS 7 represents the most significant update to Apple’smobile operating system since the first iPhone was released, andeven the most seasoned app developers are looking for informationon how to take advantage of the latest iOS 7 features in their appdesigns. That’s where iOS App Development For Dummiescomes in! Whether you’re a programming hobbyist wanting tobuild an app for fun or a professional developer looking to expandinto the iOS market, this book will walk you through thefundamentals of building a universal app that stands out in the iOScrowd. Walks you through joining Apple’s developer program,downloading the latest SDK, and working with Apple’sdeveloper tools Explains the key differences between iPad and iPhone apps andhow to use each device’s features to your advantage Shows you how to design your app with the end user in mind andcreate a fantastic user experience Covers using nib files, views, view controllers, interfaceobjects, gesture recognizers, and much more There’s no time like now to tap into the power of iOS– start building the next big app today with help from iOSApp Development For Dummies!

Cancer Nutrition and Recipes For Dummies

Author: Christina T. Loguidice
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118592069
Release Date: 2013-07-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Fight cancer from the inside out Cancer treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiationcan be as hard on the body as the disease itself, and detailednutritional advice is usually not part of the program. Yet eatingthe right foods can actually help lessen the strength of some ofthe most powerful symptoms of cancer and the side effects oftreatment, allowing the patient to better fight the disease. Now,Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies is your trusted,informative guide to fighting cancer from the inside out. Designed for cancer patients and their families, CancerNutrition & Recipes For Dummies focuses on foods besttolerated during—and that can ease side effectsof—cancer treatment. It also offers advice for menu planning,nutritional analysis, diabetic exchanges, and much more. Serves as a guide for cancer nutrition before, during, andafter treatment Gives you a wealth of easy, immediate steps to speed up thehealing process through diet Offers advice on treatment as well as solutions to common sideeffects like dehydration, fatigue, and nausea Enables cancer patients to put their strongest foot forwardwhen starting treatment Cancer Nutrition & Recipes For Dummies targets thosedealing with cancer and the loved ones who take care of them,aiding both parties in alleviating some of the side effects of thecancer treatment through change in diet.

Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies

Author: Jason Williamson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118903407
Release Date: 2014-12-31
Genre: Computers

Hone your analytic talents and become part of the next big thing Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies is the ultimate guide to landing a position in one of the fastest-growing fields in the modern economy. Learn exactly what "big data" means, why it's so important across all industries, and how you can obtain one of the most sought-after skill sets of the decade. This book walks you through the process of identifying your ideal big data job, shaping the perfect resume, and nailing the interview, all in one easy-to-read guide. Companies from all industries, including finance, technology, medicine, and defense, are harnessing massive amounts of data to reap a competitive advantage. The demand for big data professionals is growing every year, and experts forecast an estimated 1.9 million additional U.S. jobs in big data by 2015. Whether your niche is developing the technology, handling the data, or analyzing the results, turning your attention to a career in big data can lead to a more secure, more lucrative career path. Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies provides an overview of the big data career arc, and then shows you how to get your foot in the door with topics like: The education you need to succeed The range of big data career path options An overview of major big data employers A plan to develop your job-landing strategy Your analytic inclinations may be your ticket to long-lasting success. In a highly competitive job market, developing your data skills can create a situation where you pick your employer rather than the other way around. If you're ready to get in on the ground floor of the next big thing, Getting a Big Data Job For Dummies will teach you everything you need to know to get started today.

PHP MySQL JavaScript HTML5 All in One For Dummies

Author: Steve Suehring
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118231340
Release Date: 2013-03-15
Genre: Computers

Get the basics on four key web programming tools in one great book! PHP, JavaScript, and HTML5 are essential programming languages for creating dynamic websites that work with the MySQL database. PHP and MySQL provide a robust, easy-to-learn, open-source solution for creating superb e-commerce sites and content management. JavaScript and HTML5 add support for the most current multimedia effects. This one-stop guide gives you what you need to know about all four! Seven self-contained minibooks cover web technologies, HTML5 and CSS3, PHP programming, MySQL databases, JavaScript, PHP with templates, and web applications. Addresses how PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and HTML5 are vital tools for creating dynamic, database-driven websites and are especially important for e-commerce sites Serves as essential reading for web designers who are new to these technologies, offering a crash course covering all of these powerful technologies in this handy volume of seven self-contained minibooks Covers how to program in PHP and how to create and administer a MySQL database as well as how to manipulate MySQL data via a web interface Shows how to create a secure website and how to code popular e-business applications such as login programs and shopping carts With seven books in one, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies will turn your website into the center of attention in no time at all.

Blues Grooves for Guitar

Author: Rob Fletcher
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN: 073902809X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Music

Blues Grooves for Guitar is an essential collection of tips, tricks, techniques and theory that will give your rhythm playing an authentic blues feel. Examples demonstrate everything from basics of rhythm and harmony to comping to the subtleties of Chicago, Texas, Delta and other blues styles. Rob Fletcher's enthusiastic approach makes it fun and easy to learn the vital elements of a great musical tradition. A CD demonstrating all the examples and compositions in the book is included.