Brandwashed by Martin Lindstrom

Stars:★★★★★ Summary: Martin Lindstrom reveals pervasive marketing practices used by some of the world’s largest companies to manipulate consumers, and argues that guerilla market techniques intentionally tap the public’s deepest fears, vulnerabilities and dreams. – source Crown Publishing (2011)– a division of Random House Quick Review: WOW I had no idea what I would learn… Read More »

Pinterest for Dummies by Kelby Carr

Stars: ★★★★★ Wiley (2012)Pinterest is the hot new social network. I don’t know anyone who has started using Pinterest who has bad things to say about it. For those who are less tech-savvy, learning a new social network can be hard and no one makes new subjects easier to understand than the Dummies series. Pinterest… Read More »

The World According to Twitter by David Pogue

Stars: ★★★★☆ Thomas Allen & Sons (2009) Summary: The wit and wisdom of the Twittersphere captured in a hilarious, occasionally poignant, and often useful collection of hand-picked tweets. […] David Pogue has tapped into the brilliance of his half-million followers on Twitter by posting a different, thought-provoking question every night. […] Out of 25,000 tweets,… Read More »

Write Like You Talk Only Better: Learn the Secrets to Pulling Ideas Out of Your Head and Onto the Page by Barb Sawyers

Stars: ★★★★★ Summary: What happens when you write like you talk – only better? You tap into the basics of conversation you’ve enjoyed since you were a kid. Your writing flows. You connect and make friends. You think about what matters. You go for your goals. – from back of book I love blogging but… Read More »

Things to Blog: An Offline Journal by PlainWhitePress.com

Stars: ★★★☆☆ Summary: There are blogs about everything these days, and inspiration for your next post can strike at any moment! Having this little journal handy for jotting down your ideas in popular blog style will help you remember to update and post the next time you’re near a computer. The book is divided in… Read More »

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to WordPress by Susan Gunelius

Stars: ★★★★★ Summary:  With more than 22 million users worldwide, WordPress is the #1 blog WordPress publishing application in the world. This guide provides users of both its hosted blogging service (WordPress.com) and its self-hosted application (WordPress.org) with everything they need to know to create, customize, manage, and share their WordPress blogs with the world.… Read More »

Get Famous E-Book: The Greatest Resource for Mom Bloggers on the Planet by Lisa Cash Hanson (Mompreneur Mogul)

Stars: ★★★★☆ Summary: Mompreneur Mogul shows you how she gained lots of new visitors to her blog, earned over $250 in under 30 days, got the attention of companies, was paid for posts with 0 Google Pagerank, got on the homepage of Yahoo! and more. Lisa Cash Hanson shares all her blogging tips in this… Read More »