I recently conducted a Facebook ads experiment, and this ebook is a collection of tips that resulted from it. I wrote a blog post that provided background on why I conducted the experiment titled An Experiment: Facebook Ads Don’t Have to Suck. I felt that post
was the best possible way to introduce what would follow.
This brief paper, which is itself an extended abstract for a forthcoming paper, describes a metric that can be easily computed during either b o t t o m - u p or top-down construction of a parse tree for ranking the desirability of alternative parses. In its simplest form, the metric tends to p r e f e r trees in which constituents are pushed as far down a s possible, but by appropriate modification of a c o n s t a n t in the formula other behavior can be obtained also. This paper includes an...
It is implemented in Prolog,ln the interests of rapid prototyping, but intended for later optimization. For development purposes we are using an existing corpus of i0,000 words of continuous prose from the PERQ's graphics documentation; in the long term,the system will be extended for use by technical writers in fields other than software, and possibly to other languages.
In selecting the materials for this textbook, the compilers set before themselves a modest goal. They were guided by the desire to provide the students, within the framework of the textbook, the possibility of getting acquainted with the format of the new TOEIC test.
This book is for ambitious people who want to get ahead faster. If this is the way you think and feel, you are the person for whom this book is written. The ideas contained in the pages ahead will save you years of hard work in achieving the goals that are most important to you.
I have spoken more than 2000 times before audiences of as many as 23,000 people, in 24 countries. My seminars and talks have varied in length from five minutes to five days. In every case, I have focused on sharing the best ideas I could find...
Pronunciation involves far more than individual sounds. Word stress, sentence stress, intonation, and word linking all influence the sound of spoken English, not to mention the way we often slur words and phrases together in casual speech. 'What are you going to do?' becomes 'Whaddaya gonna do?' English pronunciation involves too many complexities for learners to strive for a complete elimination of accent, but improving pronunciation will boost self esteem, facilitate communication, and possibly lead to a better job or a least more respect in the workplace....
The Curriculum Vitae is a Latin expression and translates to ones course of life, more commonly known as a CV in the modern world.
In some countries e.g. The United States and Canada it is generally called a Resume, but the contents remain the same and need to capture a number of key areas, including:
• A Personal Profile Statement.
• Roles undertaken, clearly showing responsibilities, but more importantly achievements, quantifiable wherever possible.
• Skills and Abilities.
• Educational qualifications and ongoing personal development.
• Hobbies and Interests....
Welcome to the ultimate Interview E-book. In this book you will learn all the secrets you need to know to help nail your job interview and get the job. Follow our steps and make sure that you are well prepared to answer every possible interview question when the opportunity presents itself.
This E-book is a compilation of many months of research and discussions with hiring managers and career experts in recruitment, career counselling and interviews.
One of the most important things to remember when teaching writing is that writing is a process
Very few native speakers will ever start writing at the top of the first page and continue straight through until they finish at bottom of the last one. The entire process has five steps, but the first step in the writing process is coming up with your thoughts and ideas, also known as prewriting. Prewriting helps students gather ideas and give them a bank of possibilities for their writing.
The mystery surrounding a company’s value often causes executives
to make bad investment and operational decisions. But these
poor choices can be avoided. Accurate valuations are possible and
M&A deals can succeed for both buyers and sellers. The keys to
success are in the pages that follow
This book presents a current analysis of the financial aspects of microfinance.
It is unique in that it utilizes a banking risk-management
approach to address the financial management of microfinance institutions
and projects. This work has been possible owing to the specific
expertise of each of the authors. The book is the result of contributions
from different researchers from the Microfinance Research Group of the
Banking Department of the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’, coordinated
by Professor Mario La Torre...
Welcome to the exciting world of HTML5! If you’re an ASP.NET developer looking to turbocharge your
ASP.NET applications with HTML5 features, you’ve picked the right book. Compared to its successors,
HTML5 offers a much richer and complex set of features. HTML5 isn’t just about additional markup tags—
it’s about APIs that you can program using client-side script.
On one hand, HTML5 simplifies tasks that weren’t possible previously; but at the same time, it calls for
a detailed understanding of HTML5 features and ways to integrate those features into your applications.
What is Economics? Economics is not a natural science, i.e. it is not concerned with studying the physical world like chemistry, biology. Social sciences are connected with the study of people in society. It is not possible to conduct laboratory experiments, nor is it possible to fully unravel the process of human decisionmaking. “Economics is the study of how we the people engage ourselves in production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in a society.” Normative economics and Positive Economics: Normative economics refers to value judgments, e.g.
The names on an author’s page cannot accurately ref lect the
vast number of people who helped make this book possible.
As The Nordstrom Way has gone through several versions—including
two hardcover editions—more and more people have
made vital contributions.
For the original book, deep and heartfelt thanks to the
Have a legal question? Chances are Nolo can help you answer it, both in print
For three decades, Nolo's mission has been to help people solve their legal
problems with confidence, a minimum of fuss and expense, and—wheneve r
possible—without a lawyer.
Over the years, we’ve offered every tool available to help you get the job done .
In the 70s, we began publishing practical, plain-English books containing all the
forms and step-by-step instructions necessary to tackle day-to-day legal tasks....
Many engineers familiar with analog television broadcast systems are now faced
with designing, operating, and maintaining digital television systems. A major
reason for this introductory book is to make the transition from analog to digital
television broadcasting as painless as possible for these engineers. The emphasis is
on radio-frequency (RF) transmission, those elements of the system concernedwith
transmitting and propagating the digitally modulated signal.
The term "liberalism," from the Latin "liber" meaning "free," referred originally
to the philosophy of freedom. It still retained this meaning in Europe when this
book was written (1927) so that readers who opened its covers expected an analysis
of the freedom philosophy of classical liberalism. Unfortunately, however, in recent
decades, "liberalism" has come to mean something very different. The word has
been taken over, especially in the United States, by philosophical socialists and used
by them to refer to their government intervention and "welfare state" programs.
Global security and world order are threatened as never before by myriad
sources of instability. Foremost is the collapse of macroeconomic stability
and fiscal certainty. Next, possibly, is the lack of concord among the powers
of the world, with Russian, Chinese, and American competition and mutual
suspicion preventing the confident resolution of a number of outstanding
and intractable subsidiary issues. Some of those concern the spread of nuclear
weapon capacity and the resilience of terror and terroristic movements...
Iattribute my success as a teacher, trader, and businessman to the
incredible support I receive each and every day from my friends, family,
and colleagues. I am fortunate to be able to do the job I enjoy with
some of the most extraordinary people in the business. I would like to
thank everyone at Optionetics who has helped to build our company into
a global one. Your hard work and team spirit allow me to do what I love
to do: trade options. Without you, this book would not be possible. You are
all simply the best. In particular, and in no order of importance, I would
The purpose of this state of the art review is to assess what is currently assumed and believed about
the relationship of skills development to poverty reduction, and to place that in historical perspective.
There will be a particular attempt, where possible, to examine what is known about skills in rural
areas. This task is made more complex by the fact that both ‘skills development’ and ‘poverty
reduction’ are neologisms; they have not been in common parlance for much more than a decade.