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With more than 250 million books in print and countless topics covered, the iconic Dummies brand has revolutionized learning by making complex subjects easy to understand. Each weekly episode of For Dummies: The Podcast, will explore one of the For Dummies titles in their approachable, fun style.
America’s cultural view of investing has shifted dramatically over the years. Initially, investing was a playground of the rich. Now anyone with some money and an Internet connection can invest. This week we are diving into Online Investing For Dummies by Matt Krantz. Matt is the real deal: a nationally known financial journalist and personal finance editor for Investor’s Business Daily. He is THE GUY to talk to when it comes to personal investing, and we’ve got him with us today.
When you mention elections to people on the street, they automatically assume you mean a presidential election, like the big one in 2020. But the fact is, most elections are at the state and local level. This episode, where we dive into Running for Local Office For Dummies by Dan Gookin, is all about changing from the position of saying “someone ought to do something” about local issues to saying, “I’m going to do something about that.”
YouTube is where it’s at for advertising and marketing, especially if you want to reach a younger demographic. According to one marketing source, the number of small businesses that advertise on YouTube has doubled in just two years, leading us to one simple question: Shouldn’t you be using YouTube to market your ideas? This week we are diving into YouTube Marketing For Dummies by Will Eagle.
We spend so much time and money at restaurants that many of us have thought about opening our own restaurant. But there are so many hurdles in the business that few of us ever take the plunge. As always, there is a “For Dummies” book that can help turn this dream into a reality. This week we are diving into Running a Restaurant For Dummies by Michael Garvey along with co-authors Heather and Andrew Dismore. Michael is a veteran restaurant manager. He knows what he’s talking about folks!
This week we are diving into Alexa For Dummies by Paul McFedries. We’ll not only examine some of the pros of Alexa and its cool features, but some of the cons — it may not be right for everyone to install a listening device in the home. Paul had a career in IT including as a programmer before turning full time to writing, and he has since written an incredible 95 books, selling 4 million copies worldwide.
In this podcast, we dive into Kittens For Dummies by Dusty Rainbolt. Dusty is a member of the Cat Writers Association, covering cats for more pet-related magazines than you probably knew existed. More importantly, she has fostered dozens of kittens and been involved with cats of all types since 1986. We are lucky to have Dusty with us to navigate proper kitty care.
The Brexit saga is filled with controversy and infighting that can be difficult to understand for the typical person living in London, let alone over here in the States. In this podcast, we dive in to Brexit For Dummies by Nicholas Wallwork, an international real estate expert. We lean on him to help us get a better grasp on Brexit, and why it’s so important to get right.
In this podcast, we dive into Personal Finance For Dummies, by Eric Tyson. Eric left behind a career in management consulting to work directly with Americans of all financial backgrounds to improve their financial health and achieve their goals and dreams. He’s also written quite a few other bestselling books along the way.
This week we are diving in to Virtual and Augmented Reality For Dummies by Paul Mealy, tech evangelist and expert on both VR and AR. In fact, he was part of the team that created the Oculus Rift, the next generation virtual reality technology that is currently considered to be the industry leader.
Join host Eric Martsolf as he dives in to Careers For Dummies by Marty Nemko, Ph.D. Marty is a career coach who has helped thousands of clients achieve success. He’s written 10 books and thousands of articles, has a radio show in San Francisco and teaches college classes. Marty Nemko is THE GUY to talk to about careers — he’s even been called “career coach extraordinaire” by U.S. News and World Report.
Whether you're a dog owner or you're thinking about being one, this is the episode for you! This week, host Eric Martsolf, the owner of three dogs himself, is joined by Gina Spadafori, the author of Dogs For Dummies. Gina's an award-winning writer on all sorts of animal topics including veterinary medicine, and will be our guide as we learn everything we need to know about dogs — from puppies to pooches.
This week we are diving in to Football For Dummies, by John Czarnecki and Howie Long. John has been reporting on the NFL since 1979, and has been a consultant to FOX NFL Sunday since it started. He knows the game like few others, and will be our guide on everything related to the pigskin today.
In this episode we dive in to Success Habits For Dummies, by author and speaker Dirk Zeller. We’re being joined by a special guest, Dr. Angel Iscovich, Dr. I to his admirers, to talk about how you can develop the habits necessary to make you successful in whatever area of life you choose.
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In reality, day trading takes an incredible amount of work and requires discipline, education, attention to detail, and expert advice! This week we are joined by Annie Logue, MBA, the author of Day Trading For Dummies. Annie's an accomplished financial journalist as well as a lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This podcast may not earn you a UIC diploma, but I promise it’ll make you smarter about day trading.
This week we are joined by Marsha Collier, the author of Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram for Seniors For Dummies. She’s an expert on social media — in fact, it’s her business as a social media strategist. Although Marsha’s book is specifically aimed at seniors, we have tips and advice today that apply to everyone.
In this podcast we are joined by Ed McCarthy, the co-author of Wine For Dummies along with his wife Mary Ewing-Mulligan. Ed and Mary are not only both wine experts, but Mary also runs the International Wine Center. Ed also wrote Champagne For Dummies.
If you use the Internet at all you’ve probably heard of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency today. In this episode of For Dummies, we’re going to shed some light on the subject of cryptocurrency with the help of the book Cryptocurrency Investing For Dummies by Kiana Danial, CEO of Invest Diva.
In this episode host Eric Martsolf is joined by Dr. D.P. Lyle, the author of Forensics For Dummies. Dr. Lyle is a cardiologist by day, and by night he writes best selling non-fiction books about forensics along with other topics, as well as fiction books including the Samantha Cody series of thrillers.
In honor of Independence Day, this week we will be joined by Dr. Michael Arnheim, author of “U.S. Constitution For Dummies.” Dr. Arnheim is an English Barrister and Sometime Fellow of St John’s College, in Cambridge. He is a constitutional expert and author of more than 20 books.
Host Eric Martolf opens the cover on Fortnite For Dummies, by Bill Loguidice. Bill has created the definitive guide to Fortnite, especially if you are an adult whose primary interest is understanding exactly what your kids are doing as they yell into their computer’s microphone.
With over 3500 episodes of television under his belt, Mr. Martsolf has been providing "love in the afternoon" for NBC Daytime for the last 17 years. His portrayals of Ethan Winthrop on "Passions" and currently Brady Black on "Days of our Lives" have resulted in numerous industry accolades. He made daytime history in 2014 by being the first actor ever to win an Emmy in the Best Supporting Actor category for "Days of our Lives." His television credits expand into primetime (Extant, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles), and his musical theatre repertoire consists of over 40 productions, including his critically acclaimed role as the Pharaoh in the Osmond Broadway Tour of "Joseph." Fans of the DC Universe will most notably recognize him as Justice League member and futuristic hero Booster Gold from the series Smallville.
Eric, his wife Lisa, and twin sons now call Thousand Oaks home.
Some people describe podcasts as "radio on the Internet," but the medium of podcasting has become so much more. From serialized fiction to uncensored comedy to long-form news reporting, podcasts are becoming an increasingly popular resource for entertainment and information. You can listen to podcasts using your computer or a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. The following sections explain how.