New Section – Reviews on Training Courses, Books and Resources

13 May
2010

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We are starting a new section here at Pickled Shark to place training course reviews, book summaries and anything else related to learning. Our aim is to give you honest, useful and indendepent reviews on the best training courses, books, conferences and learning material.

Our first two reviews will be for the following books from Packt Publishing.

Magento Sales Tactics Cookbook

Magento 1.3 Sales Tactics Cookbook

A look at various techniques to increase sales when using the open souce eCommerce system Magento. Includes SEO techniques, improving customer experience, cross promotion and selling internationally.

From Packt: “Build a professional Magento sales web site, with the help of easy-to-follow steps and ample screenshots, to solve real-world business needs and requirements. Develop your web site by using your creativity and exploiting the sales techniques that suit your needs. # Provide visitors with attractive and innovative features to make your site sell.”

View Magento 1.3 Sales Tactics Cookbook on Packt Publishing


Wordpress and Flash 10x Cookbook

WordPress and Flash 10x Cookbook

Exploring the use of WordPress along with Flash to create rich blogs and websites. This book, amongst other things, covers the technical aspects of embedding flash in WordPress, essential plugins, video bloggin, using audio and creating animations, buttons etc. in Flash.

From Packt: “Over 50 simple but incredibly effective recipes to take control of dynamic Flash content in WordPress. Learn how to make your WordPress blog or website stand out with Flash. Embed, encode, and distribute your video content in your WordPress site or blog. Build your own .swf files using various plugins. Develop your own Flash audio player using audio and podcasting plugins.”

View Magento 1.3 Sales Tactics Cookbook on Packt Publishing


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