The team that developed Effective E-Mail Made E-Z polled businesspeople about their experience with e-mail. Here are some of their responses: "We came to realize that our company's image rests with every employee who writes or answers e-mail." "We spend a lot of time opening and reading e-mail. If the message is clear, this is time well spent. But when the messages require further e-mails to explain the original e-mail, time is wasted." "I often wonder: Should I use a greeting? If so, what kind of greeting? I usually use Sincerely for my closing, but I notice that most of the international e-mails close with Regards. Should I use Regards?" "If I'm sending an e-mail to Sweden, do I write dates like we do here in the United States, or should I write them like they do in Sweden?" "Right now our biggest need is to learn how to use e-mail to better manage our teams of workers. Our second challenge is to implement an e-mail policy."
'42 Rules to Jumpstart Your Personal and Professional Success (2nd Edition)' is a guide to common sense career development, entrepreneurial achievement and life skills. Author Bud Bilanich, The Common Sense Guy, has been helping people succeed for over 30 years. He's spent the last 10 years studying successful people, cracking the code to success. He shares what he's learned in this book. Bud shares stories of personal and professional triumphs and failures and what he learned from them. He also tells other people's stories that he finds inspiring. Written in a straightforward, common sense manner, '42 Rules to Jumpstart Your Personal and Professional Success (2nd Edition)' provides the reader with practical, down to earth advice on how to create a successful life and career. In this book you will learn how to: take responsibility for your life and career become more self confident create positive personal impact become and outstanding performer become a dynamic communicator become more interpersonally competent. Others have called Bud's writing on personal and professional success, "brilliant," "authentic yet forceful," "practical and actionable," and "easily readable wisdom." Get your own copy of 42 Rules to Jumpstart Your Personal and Professional Success (2nd Edition) and see for yourself.
"Information age" marketing power tools let you sell your products and services 24 hours a day on the World Wide Web -- faster, at lower cost, and with greater profits. Contains all the latest tips, tricks and tactics from the world's most successful e-commerce strategists.
THE RESEARCH WRITER helps students transition from writing the research paper to doing research writing, from reporting information to working with ideas. The subtitle--Curiosity, Discovery, Dialogue--signals this shift: this handbook promotes research as a curiosity-driven activity that leads to discoveries that are then shared through various types of dialogue. With this practical and reader-friendly handbook, students will learn the research and writing skills needed for any research project and will be able to apply and transfer these skills to their own disciplines. Students can use THE RESEARCH WRITER to become more intelligent, ethically aware researchers, able not just to avoid plagiarism but to write with credibility while navigating the twenty-first century digital landscape. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process, COMP, 2nd Edition, is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. Practical and concise, COMP helps writers focus on the seven traits of effective writing as they invent, draft, develop, and revise their writing. The second edition also helps writers develop their reading skills with expanded reading instruction in 14 chapters and 44 models of different forms of writing. Up-to-the-minute research coverage, complete MLA and APA sample papers, and new grammar activities ensure that every aspect of writing is fully supported by COMP. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Combining streamlined basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is a fully updated four-in-one text--with a Rhetoric, a Reader, a Researcher, and a Handbook--for students at any skill level. The clear visual at-a-glance format helps students grasp larger concepts by linking them to pertinent examples. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing--from voice to documentation--and offer models for students own papers. To save you time and engage learners, the fourth edition is accompanied by expanded technology resources that include a multimedia eBook with direct links to additional exercises; all-new English CourseMate featuring EngagementTracker; and Enhanced InSite, with online, streamlined peer review, originality checking, grademarking tools, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Combining streamlined, basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is an all-in-one writing resource for students at any skill level. The clear visual format helps students grasp larger concepts by linking them to pertinent examples. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing, from voice to documentation, and offer students models for their own papers. This edition also features new Cross-Curricular Connections that explain how particular modes of writing or types of research relate to a specific discipline in the college curriculum, preparing students for success across the academic spectrum. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Combining streamlined instruction in the writing process with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is a fully updated four-in-one text with a rhetoric, a reader, a research guide, and a handbook for students at any skill level. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing -- from voice to documentation -- and offer guidance for students' own papers. The sixth edition features fully refreshed sample essays, stronger instruction in argumentative writing, revamped activities and projects, and citation and documentation updates based on the MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING, Book 1 is a developmental English book for reading and writing at the paragraph level. It provides a holistically integrated reading and writing approach, making it easy for instructors to teach the basics of reading and writing in one blended course -- and showing students how the reading and writing processes are reciprocal and reinforcing. FUSION's structure highlights critical reading strategies side-by-side with the shared traits of writing, such as main idea, details, and organization, and guides students in analyzing reading to generate writing. The book teaches the types of writing that students will encounter in their future courses. Grammar instruction includes integrated, practical exercises that use high-interest professional and student models. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Hacking the Code has over 400 pages of dedicated exploit, vulnerability, and tool code with corresponding instruction. Unlike other security and programming books that dedicate hundreds of pages to architecture and theory based flaws and exploits, Hacking the Code dives right into deep code analysis. Previously undisclosed security research in combination with superior programming techniques from Foundstone and other respected organizations is included in both the Local and Remote Code sections of the book. The book is accompanied with a FREE COMPANION CD containing both commented and uncommented versions of the source code examples presented throughout the book. In addition to the book source code, the CD also contains a copy of the author-developed Hacker Code Library v1.0. The Hacker Code Library includes multiple attack classes and functions that can be utilized to quickly create security programs and scripts. These classes and functions simplify exploit and vulnerability tool development to an extent never before possible with publicly available software. Learn to quickly create security tools that ease the burden of software testing and network administration Find out about key security issues regarding vulnerabilities, exploits, programming flaws, and secure code development Discover the differences in numerous types of web-based attacks so that developers can create proper quality assurance testing procedures and tools Learn to automate quality assurance, management, and development tasks and procedures for testing systems and applications Learn to write complex Snort rules based solely upon traffic generated by network tools and exploits
FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING: BOOK 2 is a developmental English book for reading and writing at the essay level. It connects the reading and writing processes so that they are fully reciprocal and reinforcing, using parallel strategies to analyze reading and to generate writing. FUSION: INTEGRATED READING AND WRITING: BOOK 2 teaches specific reading strategies with each essay genre and teaches rhetorical modes of writing as modes of thought. Grammar instruction is integrated in authentic writing, using high-interest professional and student models. In this new enhanced edition, we have devoted 40 additional pages to reading strategies and a variety of readings to practice with. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Combining streamlined instruction in the writing process with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER, BRIEF, is a fully updated three-in-one text -- with a rhetoric, a reader, and a research guide -- for students at any skill level. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing -- from voice to documentation -- and offer guidance for students' own papers. The sixth edition features fully refreshed sample essays, stronger instruction in argumentative writing, revamped activities and projects, and citation and documentation updates based on the MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Continuing in the tradition of The College Writer, The College Writer's Handbook offers a proven at-a-glance page format, practical writing instruction, and an inviting design—everything today's students need for college and career writing. In addition, the authors' established use of humor as a pedagogical tool and their entertaining visuals, quotations, anecdotes, and models enhance learning and humanize the rich content, setting this handbook apart. The compact handbook balances clear and concise explanations with an abundance of useful hints and compelling examples. It also includes extended coverage of critical topics such as the writing process as well as critical-reading and critical-thinking skills. An easy-to-use CD and companion web site enrich the handbook's instruction, providing useful learning tools for the modern writer. Lively, user-friendly design elements such as bulleted lists, one- and two-page spreads, twelve tabs to organize topics, and color to highlight key information, facilitate reading and enable students to find information quickly. Exceptional coverage of writing across the curriculum and writing in other contexts includes chapters on writing personal, analytical, and persuasive essays, along with models of common writing forms such as literary analyses, lab reports, field reports, and research papers. A thorough introduction to critical thinking, reading, and viewing helps students analyze texts and images more closely and apply these principles to their own writing. Three full chapters on design include high-interest material on creating and using visuals and on writing and designing for the Web. Superior integrated ESL guidance—combined with an easy-to-follow format—make this handbook appropriate for classes with nonnative speakers of English. The comprehensive research section provides in-depth coverage of using sources appropriately, integrating sources, and avoiding plagiarism. Students can refer to detailed coverage of four documentation formats: MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE (CBE).
The Business Writer functions both as a teaching tool and a lifelong reference to help students master the skills they need for effective workplace writing. The text's colorful, handbook-style design brings a fresh, new approach to teaching business writing by presenting material in one- or two-page spreads with bulleted lists, brief explanations, summary boxes, and graphic organizers that deliver information to readers quickly and clearly. Comprehensive and practical coverage—including a focus on the "Seven Traits of Effective Writing," detailed guidelines, models, and checklists—prepares students to complete a wide range of workplace writing tasks. In addition, a wealth of end-of-chapter exercises enables students to practice their writing skills, while helpful activities give students opportunities for effective oral communication. The text's consistent emphasis on the "Seven Traits of Effective Writing" (strong ideas, logical organization, conversational voice, clear words, smooth sentences, correct copy, and reader-friendly design) provides a benchmark for students as they plan and revise their work. It also helps instructors save time as they grade assignments. Annotated sample materials in each chapter show students the key features of typical workplace documents. The authors provide the latest information on using technology to research, write, and design effective documents in both print and electronic formats. Chapter 4, "Writing for Diversity," discusses how to write for individuals from different cultures or with limited English-language skills. Chapter 50, "Addressing ESL Issues," offers specialized guidance on sentence structure, word choice, grammar, and mechanics. Exercises at the end of each chapter help students think critically about the material they have just learned and apply that knowledge to various writing assignments.
Combining streamlined, basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER is an all-in-one writing resource for students at any skill level. The clear visual format helps students grasp larger concepts by linking them to pertinent examples. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing, from voice to documentation, and offer students models for their own papers. This edition also features new Cross-Curricular Connections that explain how particular modes of writing or types of research relate to a specific discipline in the college curriculum, preparing students for success across the academic spectrum. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2009 MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Seventh Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Created entirely by a “student-tested, faculty-approved” review process, WRITE 1: SENTENCES AND PARAGRAPHS is the first book in a two-book series devoted to helping students succeed as writers in college and in the workplace. The series is built on the premise that today’s students must develop effective communication skills in order to thrive in our information-driven world. WRITE 1 includes extensive coverage of writing, speaking, collaborating, and thinking critically, all at a value-based price. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Created entirely by a “student-tested, faculty-approved” review process, WRITE 2: PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS is the second book in a two-level series devoted to helping students succeed as writers in college and in the workplace. The series is built on the premise that today’s students must develop effective communication skills in order to thrive in our information-driven world. WRITE 2 includes extensive coverage of writing, speaking, collaborating, and thinking critically, all at a value price. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Combining streamlined basic writing instruction with outstanding accessibility, THE COLLEGE WRITER, Brief, International Edition, is a fully updated three-in-one text--with a Rhetoric, a Reader, and a Researcher--for students at any skill level. The clear visual “at-a-glance” format helps students grasp larger concepts by linking them to pertinent examples. Throughout the text, numerous student and professional writing samples highlight important features of academic writing--from voice to documentation--and offer models for students’ own papers.To save you time and engage learners, the fourth edition features expanded technology resources that include a multimedia eBook; English CourseMate; and Enhanced InSite, with online, streamlined peer review, originality checking, grademarking capabilities, and more.
Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, COMP (with CourseMate Printed Access Card), 3E delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors, and a consistent online offering with Enhanced CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes.

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