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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Greg Holden  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1957 in Des Plaines, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Holden was born in Des Plaines, Illinois and currently lives in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated with both his Bachelors and Masters from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Greg Holden is a writer, editor, and web site designer. He owns and operates his own company in Chicago called ''Stylus Media''. Holden has been the Assistant Director of the Office of University Publications for the The University of Chicago and has written many books and articles.

Published Works

  • Literary Chicago, Lake Claremont Press, 2001
  • 1000 Best eBay Success Secrets, Sourcebooks, Inc., 2006
  • Selling Beyond eBay: Foolproof Ways to Reach More Customers and Make Big Money on Rival Online Marketplaces, AMACOM, 2006
  • Affiliate Millions: Making a Fortune Using Search Marketing on Google and Beyond, Wiley, 2007
  • How to Do Everything with Microsoft Office Live, McGraw/Hill, 2007
  • Wiley Pathways, Wiley, 2008
  • Go Google: 20 Ways to Reach More Customers and Build Revenue, AMACOM, 2008
  • Home Networking Do-It- Yourself for Dummies, For Dummies, 2010

Selected Titles At Your Library

Literary Chicago :
ISBN: 1893121011. OCLC Number:

Lake Claremont Press,. Chicago :. 2001.

A collection of anecdotes and excerpts collected from Chicago's rich literary legacy, with profiles of the neighborhoods featured in key works and those that inspired some of the city's authors.

1000 best eBay powerseller secrets /
ISBN: 1402208057. OCLC Number:

Sourcebooks,. Naperville, Ill. :. ©2007.

A guide to selling on eBay presents topics and strategies such as researching items to maximize profitability, dealing with buyer questions, making the payment process run smoothly, confronting problems after the sale ends, and boosting customer satisfaction through packing and shipping.

Selling beyond eBay :
ISBN: 0814473490. OCLC Number:

American Management Association,. New York :. ©2006.

"Whether you?re a veteran eBay pro or a first-time online seller, there?s one thing you should know: eBay is not the only game in town. In fact, with eBay growing bigger and more crowded every day, serious shoppers?and the savviest sellers?are gravitating to other online marketplaces. Selling Beyond eBay gives you strategies for targeting not just more buyers but the right buyers?the ones looking for the specific products you?re selling. Using online storefronts, specialty sites, and other auction sites, you can dramatically increase profits?and sustain them for much longer, too."--Back cover.

Affiliate millions :
ISBN: 0470100346. OCLC Number:

Wiley,. Hoboken, N.J. :. 2007.

While some people still have doubts about making money online, those in the know continue to take advantage of the profitable opportunities that the Internet has to offer. After making one million dollars through paid search marketing and affiliate advertising in his first full year of operations, author Anthony Borelli quickly realized how effective this online endeavor could be. And now, with Affiliate Millions, Borelli wants to share with you his secrets for exploiting this underutilized and often overlooked strategy.

How to do everything with Microsoft Office Live /
ISBN: 0071485600. OCLC Number:

McGraw-Hill,. New York :. ©2007.

This book is ideal for the millions of small-business owners who want to create a website quickly and easily.

E-business /
ISBN: 0470198575. OCLC Number:

John Wiley & Sons,. New York :. ©2009.

"For anyone thinking about starting an online business, this resource provides all the steps needed to take an idea and turn it into reality. Wiley Pathways E-Business begins by discussing the legal considerations involved in launching the business as well as tips for acquiring the necessary financing. It also delves into the techniques to follow for operating the e-business, including selecting the right products, managing inventory, creating a marketing plan, and more. The book then covers how to create a secure Web site that can track customer data."--Publisher's website.

Home networking for dummies :
ISBN: 0470561734. OCLC Number:

Wiley,. Hoboken, N.J. :. ©2011.

Network your family's computers so you can share files, printers, and more-- now it's easy! You'll learn what hardware you need, where to position a wireless router, and everything else necessary to get your network up and running.

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