Everything aspiring authors need to write, publish, and sell a children's book Everyone loves a children's book—and many dream about writing one. But is it actually possible for an unpublished writer—armed with a good story idea and a love of kids—to write, sell, publish, and promote a book? Yes, it is! Clearly and concisely written with straightforward advice and a plethora of specific up-to-date recommendations, Writing Children's Books For Dummies provides step-by-step information on everything aspiring children's book authors need to know—from researching the current marketplace to developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills, dealing with editors, and submitting proposals and manuscripts to agents and publishers. Updated and improved writing exercises All new content on social media and establishing an online presence as an author Fresh, updated content on publishing via hard copy and all the e- platforms From setting down that first word on paper to doing a successful publicity tour, Writing Children's Books For Dummies gives you the confidence and the insiders' know-how to write and sell the story you've always wanted to write.
Love music boxes but never seem to be able to find the song you really want? With this DIY Music Box, you can create the music you've always wanted. It is operated by turning the hand crank as the music strip is fed through the music box. Write your musical note on the paper strip, and use the puncher to punch the holes. Then put it inside the music box movement and stir the shaft, then it can make the sound.
Made of high-quality zinc alloy, solid and durable.
Three paper strips and one puncher are included, you can write your musical note and punch the holes to create your own melody.
With the hand crank, you can control the rhythm by yourself.
Play any song you wish, a must have item for musicians crafters and lovers.
Suitable for all ages and you do not have to know how to play a musical instrument.
Note: The songs of the music box on the attached paper strip can play music wit the DIY Music Box after punching.
Name DIY Music Box
Type Music Box
Material Zinc Alloy
Product Weight 150g
Package Weight 220g
Product Size 10 x 4.5 x 2.6 cm
Package Size 11 x 6 x 4 cm
Package Contents 1 x DIY Music Box Movement 3 x Paper Strip 1 x Puncher
CODERS ARE ROCK STARS Coders are the people who are building the future. You can stake your own claim on the future by learning pro coding techniques. Take a look inside to figure out how and why coders think a bit differently, the basics of building a working application with a professional coding language, and how to test your app to make sure it works. Get a jump on your future as a rock-star coder today! See the big picture – get a grip on how pro coders start and finish a project Know the code – get your hands on a pro coding language and put it to work Make things happen – create a working application you can share with friends
Shira Greene's life hasn't quite turned out as planned. She going to be a was famous writer and happily married. Her literary career went nowhere and her husband turned out to be gay. She is contacted by a highly popular Nobel laureate to translate his new book. Her dream job until she finds the project impossible to do.
A groundbreaking guide to facilitating online and blended courses This comprehensive resource offers teachers in grades K-12 a hands-on guide to the rapidly growing field of online and blended teaching. With clear examples and explanations, Kristin Kipp shows how to structure online and blended courses for student engagement, build relationships with online students, facilitate discussion boards, collaborate online, design online assessments, and much more. Shows how to create a successful online or blended classroom Illustrates the essential differences between face-to-face instruction and online teaching Foreword by Susan Patrick of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning This is an essential handbook for learning how to teach online and improve student achievement.
How to trade and invest online, from bestselling investing author Roger Kinsky With the wide availability of market data and the low cost of online trading, millions of people are taking control of their own future and investing their savings online. The Internet allows small investors to manage their portfolios, set up their own superannuation funds, and research and trade shares all from the comfort of a home office. But there are always risks to investing and without the knowledge of a traditional stockbroker or investment manager to help them steer clear of bad deals, investors need guidance to successfully navigate the abundance of information available to them. This new Fourth Edition of Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket is a complete and comprehensive guide to researching stocks and trading shares, demystifying the complexities and explaining confusing investment jargon along the way. You'll discover how to find the best online broker, setup your account, place orders, analyse the market, and monitor and improve your portfolio's performance. The ideal guide for beginner and intermediate level investors who want to learn to invest wisely and profitably Written by an active trader and bestselling author of Teach Yourself About Shares, Shares Made Simple, and Charting Made Simple Covers all the basics of online investing, including how to set up an account, research shares, and make profitable trades Updated to include all the latest information setting up a self-managed superannuation fund, forex trading, and mobile technologies For Australians who want to take control of their investment portfolios, Online Investing on the Australian Sharemarket is the perfect beginner's guide.
Master the art of resume writing and boost your chances of getting hired With unemployment rates still running high, getting an edge up on the competition in your field—whatever it may be—can be an intimidating and exhausting undertaking. Luckily, Resumes For Dummies is here to serve as your life raft as you navigate the murky waters of a modern-day job search. Inside, you'll find expert guidance on writing a winning resume that will set you head and shoulders above the crowd to land that elusive interview and get the job of your dreams. There's nothing easy and breezy about looking for a new job—whether you currently have one or not. But rather than succumbing to the panic that might convince you to hide under the covers, Resumes For Dummies arms you with the confidence you need to write a resume that will have prospective employers knocking your at your door. Includes tips on avoiding common resume-writing mistakes Provides updates on the latest changes in the job market that you'll need to take into account when writing a resume Outlines how to approach a lay-off in a professional light Covers how to confront privacy and reputation issues in online social job search Whether you're a recent graduate, second-timer looking for your next job, prime-timer who hasn't job-searched in decades, or the unfortunate victim of a lay-off, Resumes For Dummies takes the fear out of putting your skills on paper and sets you on the path to getting your foot in the door—and landing the job of your dreams.
Proven techniques for songwriting success This friendly, hands-on guide tackles the new face of the recording industry, guiding you through the shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as how you can harness social media networks to get your music «out there.» You get basic songwriting concepts, insider tips and advice, and inspiration for writing – and selling – meaningful, timeless songs. Songwriting 101 – get a grip on everything you need to know to write a song, from learning to listen to your «inner voice» to creating a «mood» and everything in between Jaunt around the genres – discover the variety of musical genres and find your fit, whether it's rock, pop, R&B, gospel, country, or more Let the lyrics out – master the art of writing lyrics, from finding your own voice to penning the actual words to using hooks, verses, choruses, and bridges Make beautiful music – find your rhythm, make melodies, and use chords to put the finishing touches on your song Work the Web – harness online marketing and social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and others to get your music heard by a whole new audience Open the book and find: What you need to know before you write a single note Tips on finding inspiration Ways to use poetic devices in lyrics Computer and Web-based shortcuts and technologies to streamline songwriting A look at famous songwriting collaborators Writing for stage, screen, and television How to make a demo to get your song heard Advice on how to make money from your music Learn to: Develop your songwriting skills with tips and techniques from the pros Use social networking sites to get your music out to the public Break into the industry with helpful, how-to instructions
The Elfin Book is a smart notebook that can be used repeatedly. The book is compatible with a downloadable app that will store your notes on the cloud by taking pictures of your notes and automatically enhance it.
Eco-friendly Material Made of stone papers, non-toxic, reusable, durable, and smooth to write.
Erasable Supports hair drier or microwave oven heating erasure notes, the heat will clear all the notes and then dry the paper.
Reusable This Elfinbook smart notebook is waterproof and can be repeatedly used.
Elifinbook App Supports IOS or Android. Allows to store anything your write on Elfinbook in PDF with your smartphone, and send your notes to cloud services like iCloud, Google Drive, Baidu Netdisk, etc. Also, you may name your notes, manage them to different folders, edit them if needed and quickly search them whenever wherever you need.
Enhance Productivity No matter you'd like to message a diagram, financial report or email a shopping list, this smart notebook will realize your dream by sharing your handwritten notes with your team or family, convenient and efficient!
OCR Words Recognition Allows to transform words on picture into words.
Wide Application Perfectly suitable for students, kids, architects, artists, engineers and so on, for study, for work, for drawing and writing, etc.
Cover Material PP
Paper Material Stone
Product Size 176 x 250mm(B5)
Package Contents1 x Smart Notebook
1 x Erasable Pen
1 x User Manual
This new addition to Ladybird's I'm Ready... early learning series is developed by educational experts and gives children plenty of practice in learning and writing letters and words. Learning to form letters and numerals correctly and develop confident and accurate handwriting skills is essential in the first years of primary school.
In First Writing Practice, children can practise key first handwriting activities, including both lower-case and capital letters, numbers, the letter sounds used in early phonics learning and full words, too. There is also specific help for left-handed writers.
The middle of the book contains fun pull-out activities that show children how interesting and useful everyday writing skills can be. Make a shopping list, design a birthday card, create a recipe and more!
The perfect first writing book for children in Reception or Year 1, it is the ideal follow-on companion to Ladybird's other I'm Ready to Write title, First Pencil Practice.
This 4.4-inch writing tablet uses eco-friendly material and is shatter-resistant. It is ultra-light and portable to carry. Kids can doodle on it; elderly can write on it; deaf people can communicate with it; it can be taken as a mini memo pad also.
Compact and Portable
Similar size as a iPhone 5s, you can put it into your pocket and take it to anywhere.
Providing enough room for you to write or draw.
Eco-friendly, shatter-resistant, durable to use .
Pressure-Sensitive Writing Theory
Create contents based on how hard you push, just like writing/drawing on genuine paper.
Memo pads, writing, drawing, communication, etc.
Material LCD panel, ABS frame
Power Built-in 3.0V lithium manganese battery
Product Size11.6 x 8.6 x 0.45 cm
Package Contents1 x 4.4-inch Writing Tablet with Pen
This practical, no-nonsense guide gives clear instructions for the best use of email at work. It takes you through all the basics and 'netiquette' of emailing strangers, business contacts and colleagues, from setting up email accounts, presentation and formatting of your emails to avoiding offensive blunders and common pitfalls.
It also gives essential guidance on cultural differences, legal issues, suitable language and appropriate use of email, so that your emails will make a strong impression and get results.
A fast and easy way to write winning white papers! Whether you’re a marketing manager seeking to use white papers to promote your business, or a copywriter keen to break into this well-paying field, White Papers For Dummies gives you a wealth of practical, hands-on advice from one of the world’s leading experts in the field. The fact-based documents known as white papers have been called the “king of content.” No other B2B marketing piece can do more to generate leads, nurture prospects, and build mindshare. Where white papers were once used only by technology firms, they are becoming “must-have” items in the marketing toolkit for almost any B2B firm. Practically every startup must produce a white paper as part of its business planning. But writing effective white papers is a big challenge. Now you can benefit from the experience of a white paper specialist who’s done more than 200 projects for clients from Silicon Valley to Finland, from mighty Google to tiny startups. Author Gordon Graham—also known as That White Paper Guy—provides dozens of tips and tricks to help your project come together faster and easier. White Papers For Dummies will help you to: Quickly determine if your B2B firm could benefit from a white paper Master the three phases of every white paper project: planning, production, and promotion Understand when and how to use the three main types of white paper Decide which elements to include and which to leave out Learn the best practices of seasoned white paper researchers and writers Choose from 40 different promotional tactics to get the word out Avoid common mistakes that many beginners make
You can write invisible messages or design on paper or skin only read by UV LED light. Great for dorm room decoration safety property markings dance clubs and etc. The best choice as gift for promoting goods and advertisement Write secret messages Money detector (by revealing water marks) Built in Flashlight
Fantastic strategies for getting high school students excited about writing This book offers 50 creative writing lesson plans from the imaginative and highly acclaimed 826 National writing labs. Created as a resource to reach all students (even those most resistant to creative writing), the off-beat and attention-grabbing lessons include such gems as «Literary Facebooks,» where students create a mock Facebook profile based on their favorite literary character, as well as highly practical lessons like the «College Application Essay Boot Camp.» These writing lessons are written by experts—and favorite novelists, actors, and other entertainers pitched in too. Road-tested lessons from a stellar national writing lab Inventive and unique lessons that will appeal to even the most difficult-to-reach students Includes a chart linking lessons to the Common Core State Standards 826 National is an organization committed to supporting teachers, publishing student work, and offering services for English language learners.
Help your nonprofit thrive Need practical advice on running a nonprofit? No problem! Packed with the latest tips and techniques on starting and managing a charitable organization, this easy-to-follow guide offers everything you need to help your nonprofit endure the ups and downs of the economy. From applying for your tax exemption to raising money to pay for your programs, it covers it all. So get ready to bring in the bucks – and enjoy watching your nonprofit prosper. Write a mission statement Craft a compelling pitch Raise money online Apply for grants Get the word out Adapt in hard times Prepare a solid budget Project cash flow
Unlock Your Computer's Potential Samsung's 850 EVO series SSD is the industry's #1 best-selling SSD and is perfect for everyday computing. Powered by Samsung's V-NAND technology, the 850 EVO transforms the everyday computing experience with optimized performance and endurance. Designed to fit desktop PCs, laptops, and ultrabook
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GC (Garbage Collection) Auto Garbage Collection Algorithm
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Internal Storage Yes
Temperature proof Yes
Voltage 3V ± 5% Allowable voltage
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Bestselling author of Million Dollar Consulting shares the secrets of writing winning proposals Intended for consultants, speakers, and other professional services providers, Million Dollar Consulting® Proposals ends forever the time-consuming and often frustrating process of writing a consulting proposal. It begins with the basics—defining these proposals and why they are necessary—and coaches you through the entire proposal process. In this book, you'll learn how to establish outcome-based business objectives and maximize your success and commensurate fees. From bestselling author Alan Weiss, Million Dollar Consulting Proposals delivers step-by-step guidance on the essential element in creating a million dollar consultancy. Outlines the nine key components to a Million Dollar Consulting proposal structure Presents a dozen Golden Rules for presenting proposals Offers online samples, forms, and templates to maximize the effectiveness of these tools The New York Post calls bestselling author Alan Weiss «one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America.» Alan Weiss's expert guidance can lead your consulting business to unprecedented success, and it all starts with a million dollar proposal.
In a competitive age, thought leadership has emerged as a subtle but powerful way to grow your business, establish credibility and demonstrate expertise, build your profile and forge relationships with prospects and customers. Thought leadership material can take many forms, including public speaking, websites, the media, advertising, writing books, online forums, webinars and blogging. This book will show you how to take your great ideas and craft them into a clear point of view which can influence others. The book is organised into three parts: 1. Think: Defines thought leadership and how to transform your great ideas into effective thought leadership material. 2. Write: Shows you how to articulate your ideas into effective communication. 3. Grow: Demonstrates how thought leadership can be marketed to grow your business and profile. Key features: Shows you how to go from expert to influential thought leader Written by Grant Butler, former Australian Financial Review journalist and now managing director of Australia's largest corporate writing firm. Explains techniques used by politicians, public figures and the CEOs of our biggest companies. Think Write Grow studies the techniques of the great communicators of recent times, from Barack Obama and Boris Johnson to Tim Flannery and Malcolm Turnbull.
You can do it! Here’s everything you need to write your best story EVER!
Set the scene, create charismatic characters, find the perfect words, and wrap your story up with an exhilarating ending-all with the help of this essential guide to writing that you won’t be able to put down!
Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business. How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing. Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and more Employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!