The rules have changed. The American Dream is no longer the "corner office". It's a successful business you can run from your home office, the beach, or wherever you desire. It's work you love that still allows you the freedom and income to live the life you truly want. Sound like a tall order? Well, thanks to the Internet, anyone can launch a business with little or no start-up capital or technical expertise. And in Click Millionaires, e-commerce expert Scott Fox teaches weary corporate warriors and aspiring entrepreneurs how to trade the 9-5 job they hate for an online business they love.
"The fire in my butt to kick start me into action"
From the best-selling authors of Sway, Click is a fascinating psychological investigation of the forces behind what makes us click with certain people, or become fully immersed in whatever activity or situation we’re involved in.
Amazon’s business model is deceptively simple: make online shopping so easy and convenient that customers won’t think twice. It can almost be summed up by the button on every page: Buy now with one click. Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder, whose business strategy and unique combination of character traits have driven Amazon to the top of the online retail world. Originally a computer nerd rather than a businessman, he had the vision to capitalize on the untapped online marketplace for bookselling....
"A Nice Overview of a Retail Giant"
A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. "Cows that type. Hens on strike!" How will Farmer Brown resolve his problems?
"Click clack moooore"
This week, get ready for some of our all-time favorite moments as Car Talk celebrates Mother's Day with a special appearance from Tom and Ray's long-suffering mom, Elizabeth. She'll spill the beans on what life was like in the Magliozzi household, and do her best to evade the question of which of her kids she liked best. She's also ready to give out advice to new moms ("You've got a long way to go, sweetheart!"); get to the real reason one caller really wants to teach his mom to drive ("Is she going to leave you a lot of money?"); and, offer a final thought on Motherhood that will have Tommy blowing coffee out his nose.
This week on Car Talk, can Tom and Ray help Paul fix the electric brakes on his cattle trailer? Will the fact that they 've never even heard of electric brakes stand in their way? Of course not! Elsewhere, Kate can't get her mechanic to take her Acura's brake problem seriously, and Alice and her husband can't agree on whether to take the high road or the low road to go visit their daughter.
On the one hand we aren’t surprised by the uncertainty of everyday life, but on the other we believe that success can be analyzed and planned for. It is a revealing paradox. The implications are explosive and they obliterate every common-sense notion we have about strategy and planning. The Click Moment is about two very simple but highly provocative ideas.
Fresh out of the Dewey, Cheetham, and Howe audio dumpster, our Second Best of Car Talk features some of the least-lousy calls we've ever aired! Seriously, we've had some pretty darned wacko calls, from "Clinton Sends Vowels to Bosnia" to "Gail, the Toll-gate Fugitive", and, our personal favorite, the tale of our German pal Max and his little Schnauzer.
When 10-year-old Megan helps her uncle invent the Thumbtop, the world's smallest computer, mice are overjoyed, and they want one for every mouse hole. The Big Cheese, leader of the Mouse Nation, has orders: Follow that girl - even if it means high-tailing it to Megan's new home on the other side of the country. While Megan struggles as the new girl, the mice wait for their chance.
Social networking sites are now online. With just a click these sites are accessible in the comfort of your own home, at the office and coffee shops. Wherever there’s a connection, there’s a connection. Basically a social networking site is designed to connect with people: family, friends, co-workers, etc. One of the sites that has been gaining notoriety and becoming more popular today than body glitter in the 90’s is Facebook. Get all the info you need here.
In the very near future, smart “technologies and big data” will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions in politics, culture, and everyday life. Technology will allow us to solve problems in highly original ways and create new incentives to get more people to do the right thing. But how will such “solutionism” affect our society, once deeply political, moral, and irresolvable dilemmas are recast as uncontroversial and easily manageable matters of technological efficiency?
The Internet is arguably the most powerful business tool in the history of mankind. You can use it to make money, save money, and create new revenue streams quickly and easily, often with no start-up capital. The Internet is changing the way business is conducted and fortunes are made!
"Lots of Ideas!!! Yours to execute."
Google AdWords is a pay-per-click solution offered by Google. Pay per click type of advertising can help transform your web site from no traffic to web site with high traffic. This can bring in huge profits. Google AdWords offers easy solutions and techniques to get the maximum traffic to your web site very quickly. Listen to this book and learn more.
This week on Car Talk, Tom and Ray dip into the mailbag to answer some personal questions from listeners. To name a few: Which brother snorts? Was either one wedgied as a kid? And, has either brother ever been hauled off to jail? We're not sure why anyone wants to know this stuff, either, but fortunately there's also time for some car questions. There's Debra, who can't turn her key in the ignition until she pushes the car forward; Rane, who's worried that the engine might be about to fall out of her Isuzu; and Prashanth, whose wife is coming over from India, but may hop on the first plane back after she sees his banged up Corolla.
This week on Car Talk, the one and only Martha Stewart comes to Car Talk Plaza, to help bail out Tom and Ray on auto-domestic matters. How do you get crusted dog drool off a car? What's the best way to craft a shaving cream rosette on a wedding get-away car? And, how long does it take to cook a whole chicken on the engine manifold? Find out if Martha has any better automotive advice than our dynamic duo!
In Click, Bill Tancer takes us into the massive database of online intelligence to reveal the naked truth about how we use the Web, navigate to sites, and search for information - and what all of that says about who we are.
"What we do online reflects who we are"
Online dating has moved from the fringe to the forefront, but many people still have no clue how to find their match in cyberspace. This powerful audio program presents a proven, easy, and fun method for finding love online, while steering clear of Internet dating hazards. Full of practical tips and techniques, this audio course will save you time and frustration by teaching a fool-proof strategy for succeeding at Internet dating.
The phenomenal rise of the Internet seems to have transformed business as we know it. However, according to two men who have been at the forefront of the Internet's impact, some important things haven't changed: the future still belongs to passionate companies made up of passionate people. In Clicks and Morter, Schwab co-CEO David Pottruck teams up with leadership master and best-selling author Terry Pearce to show what it takes to build a high-growth organization in today's electronic environment.
"Nothing about driving growth or passion here!"
The simple secret to making significant and lasting change, achieving your dreams, and improving every aspect of life is much easier to apply than you ever imagined. Follow the steps presented in Making the CLICK! and your life will never be the same.
Victor likes to admire his girlfriends' online pictures. These girls can't seem to stop posting self-shots to Facebook and all the social sites. Soon all the young men in his fraternity are competing for the attention of these online, amateur pinups. The classic problems of maturity are complicated for Victor by a set of new challenges. He struggles with smartphones, text-games, recreational pharmaceuticals, porn addiction, reversed gender roles, and a motley crew of well-meaning yet misguided mentors.