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Google+ is a great social sharing site that is still not used as much as it should be. This book will help you adopt and get the most out of your own G+ site, which will benefit your search results and connections.
Guy Kawasaki is one of the names that comes up most often when people talk about Social Media experts. The advice in this book will help you make sure your time spent on social media is not wasted. There is an art to doing it right and a joy to be found in making social media work for you.
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The overall advice in this book is great, but I love it because of the extra help with presenting on more technical topics. Be more engaging and interesting.
A friend recommended this book several years ago because it taught her strategies to keep her cool when dealing with difficult people during tense work confrontations. I found it valuable in helping me learn to be more objective and avoid making assumptions in many aspects of my life.