How To Do Just About Everything

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The experts at eHow know how to do just about everything, and in this comprehensive reference book, they share their know-how with you. From pets to home improvement, sports to job survival, here are 1,001 how-to solutions to help you get the job done -- and done well. For every task, eHow provides concise step-by-step instructions, helpful tips and warnings, and useful lists of everything you'll need to get the job done. Browse these pages to discover how to:
Tie a Tie * Plant a Lawn * Carve a Turkey * Write a Business Plan * Unclog a Sink * Ask for a Raise * Tango * Change Your Motor Oil * Sew on a Button * Write a Love Letter * Wash Your Cat * Lose Weight * Prevent Jet Lag * Throw a Knuckleball ...and much, much more
Whatever you need to do, you'll now know where to look for complete, authoritative instructions. How to Do (Just About) Everything is packed with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, plus helpful checklists and calendars. A thorough keyword index makes it simple to find what you need. Keep this essential reference volume around the house and soon you'll wonder how you ever got anything done without it.

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Courtney Rosen is the founder and CEO of eHow, Inc. She started the company in March 1999 and hired Bill Marken, a former editor in chief of Sunset magazine, to head up the eHow editorial staff and 200 talented writers. Together, they built the ultimate how-to resource that's fun to use -- www.ehow.com. The site features more than 14,000 "eHows" in 20-plus categories, with links to all the necessary products and services for completing just about any task.

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From eHow.com, a popular Web site, comes a volume about how to do almost anything imaginable, from naming a baby to writing a r?sum? to making ethnic meals. Each entry is concisely written and includes six to 10 steps, along with tips. For example, under "write a birth announcement," the three steps are simpleAwrite down all the information, including relatives' names; choose the kind of announcement; and finally consider ready-made cards since custom-made cards can be costly. One tip is almost obvious but quite sensible: "Ask a family member or friend to help you address the envelopes since you are doubtless busy taking care of the new baby." Some of the athletic advice is great since this information is not easily found elsewhere in one source. Included are basic pointers on hitting home runs, throwing a curveball, paddling a raft, turning on skis, etc. Obviously, advice on some topics such as running a marathon, networking for a new job or getting a divorce is less than exhaustive. On the other hand, specific questions, such as how to clean a bathtub, how to store leftovers and how to make cupcakes, can be answered in the half-page format. Every sectionAexcept, perhaps, the dating pagesAoffers reasoned tips and, in some cases, perfect solutions to common problems.
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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