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About Richard G Lowe Jr
After spending over 33 years in the computer and information technology industry, Richard decided to take an early retirement to pursue his dreams of becoming a professional writer and published author. Richard is a leader in the computer industry, serving as Vice President of Consulting at Software Techniques and Beck Computer Systems before settling down as Director of Computer Operations at Trader Joe’s. During his twenty-year tenure at that esteemed company, he focused on computer security and preparing for the possibility of disaster.
In addition to creating hundreds of articles for the web and blogs, Richard actively works as a professional ghostwriter. In that role, he has completed books on a wide variety of subjects including memoirs, business volumes, and novels. Because of his in-depth background in software management and computer security, Richard has ghostwritten a number of major books in those areas.
Additionally, Richard has published books of his own. His first two volumes, Safe Computing is Like Safe Sex and Real World Survival Tips and Survival Guide, respectively touch on the subjects of computer security and how to survive emergencies and disasters. Richard has also written and published a series of short eBooks on the aspects of freelance writing, including blogging and ghostwriting. Other published books include How to Plan a Party and How to Surround Yourself with Beautiful Women without Being a Sleazeball.
An avid adventurer, Richard has been a photographer for much of his life, with a focus on nature, scenic, performance and event photography. He has done everything from hiking in dozens of national parks throughout the country, to photographing various unique festivals and events, such as the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball and the World Mermaid Awards Convention. He is well known in the Renaissance Festival and Belly Dance communities, having photographed over 1,200 dance events and 400 festivals. For several years, he photographed the Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena, California.
Richard is currently working on a large number of short Kindle eBooks on a wide variety of subjects. Beginning in 2016, the first of a ten volume series of Science Fiction novels will be published.
One of Richard’s passions is to use the power of words to educate people on human rights. He believes the world will be a better place when human beings are treated with the full respect and dignity they are due.
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You Can Make Money as a Consultant
Congratulations! You've been hired by a client to work on a project. Presumably, you have some expertise in the area, you have someone on your team who is knowledgeable, or you’ll be hiring somebody who understands what needs to be done.
If you want to get out of the nine-to-five grind and stop "working for the man", so to speak, then consulting is a great way to go. What this means is you work as a self-employed person (or some cases, you work for a consulting company) on well-defined (usually) projects with a definite beginning and end. Generally, business use consultants to help meet short-term goals to avoid hiring new staff. Additionally, consultants can bring to the table specific technical expertise for guidance and support.
If you play your cards right, you'll find the world of consulting to be very lucrative and rewarding. Sure, it can be stressful, but at least you have more control over your own destiny than you would have working directly for a company.
What You Need to Know Direct From an Expert
I worked as the Vice President of Consulting for two different consulting firms for over a decade. Later, I took a position as the Director of Computer Operations for a major retailer, and remained there for almost 20 years. In that position, I hired many hundreds of consultants for small, medium and large jobs. Thus, I have a unique viewpoint because I've worked on both sides of the fence. I understand how to be a consultant, and I also understand how to hire and make use of consulting to get work done.
What You Will Learn
This book provides some of the lessons I've learned over my 35-year career about managing consulting projects.
You will learn:
- How to create a Statement of Work and what the SOW should include
- Why change can destroy a project and how to control it to your benefit
- How to keep the chaos of the client and the project until control
- What to do about the micromanaging client
- How to handle meetings and prevent them from eating up your time and reducing your profits
- How to communicate with your client
- What to do when the project begins to go south
These and many other topics are presented in an easy-to-understand way so that you can successfully navigate the minefields of consulting to make a good living and keep the stress down.
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Nonetheless, it’s quite a bit of fun to hang out with a group of friends in the organized environment of a party. There’s something special about socializing, hanging out, talking, being entertained, eating, drinking, and just having a good time together.
Read this book and learn:
- Why throw a party?
- The decisions you need to make
- Renting the space
- Hiring a DJ
- How do you handle allowing drinking?
- Special considerations of children at parties
- How to do the invitations
- How do you maintain control during the party
- Things to know about setting up and tearing down
Discover how to be a good manager – motivate inspire!
Do you know that much of what you’ve learned about management and supervising is wrong? Are you aware that many of the business books you've read and classes you've attended have little or nothing to do with real life? Do you realize that much of the training you've taken about how to be an effective supervisor of a team of people actually serves to slow projects down, fails to inspire, and produces more work for everyone?
Nothing taught in schools prepares anyone for real life on the job. In other words, experience is the best teacher.
Richard Lowe Jr, a leader at Trader Joe's for almost 20 years, and a Vice President of two consulting companies before that, explains the lessons he learned the hard way about how to motivate and manage a staff of highly trained technical people. This is not some dry theoretical manuscript; instead, it's based on successes and failures from the school of hard knocks.
If you’ve always wondered whether you’re doing things right – or if you’re frustrated that your team isn’t getting the best results, then this book is for you.
Discover the Secrets of Being a Good Manager
Inside How to be a Good Manager, you’ll discover the secrets I’ve learned throughout the years in the trenches of project and people management.
Inside you’ll learn:
- How to hire the best people and skip over the worst
- How to work with people individually and as a team
- How to divide tasks
- How to deal with the boss
- How to network, grow your connections and encourage success
- Handling constantly changing demands and priorities
- And more!
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Loving, Fulfilling Relationships
The Best and most Loving Relationships begin with Friendship. Yet most men immediately try to take the leap to intimacy, skipping that vital first step, and thus wind up frustrated and unhappy. Not to mention, the so-called relationships they do achieve are not fulfilling and long-lasting.
Do you want to know how to be friends with women? Have you always struggled around women? Do you find it difficult to talk to them? Understand them? And…of course, date them?
Men, You Can Have Fulfilling Relationships
Men can be their own worst enemy because the way they treat women sabotages their efforts. By focusing on friendship instead of immediately shooting for the bedroom men will find their relationships are happier, longer lasting and more fulfilling.
Men, did you know that it is possible to be friends with a woman? A revelation, I know. But for some people, that is a serious statement.
Did you also know that, contrary to popular belief, you can be "just friends" with more than one woman? Believe me, friendship can be just as fun as intimacy, and by being willing to be friends, you set yourself up as confident, self-aware and interesting.
You do know what it means to be friends with a lady, right? Have you ever been friends with someone of the opposite sex? I’m not referring to intimate relations; I’m talking about friendship.
How to be surrounded by Beautiful Women
The benefits of being surrounded by beautiful women are numerous. You’ll feel more confident. Be invited to social events. Make your friends jealous and more. I know, I’ve experienced this myself.
A few years ago, I started photographing belly dancers, models and supermodels. It didn’t take me long until I became known as the belly dance photographer for Southern California. Virtually every weekend and quite a few weeknights I traveled to shows all over the area to practice my art. I received invitations to dance events, parties, masquerade balls, private events, and just about everything else you can imagine. The common denominator of all of those events was the beautiful women who surrounded me.
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I've been there. I was so proud when I published my first book, it was an incredible accomplishment. I told my best friend, and he shrugged and said, "how many have you sold?" I was ashamed to tell him not even my family and friends bought a copy, and resolved not to tell anyone else until I got a royalty check I was proud of.
Does this sound familiar? You've worked hard to write your book, and now your friends are mocking you for only making $20 for six months of difficult, creative work.
At least, that's what happened to me. It pains me to say that I made twenty whole dollars after six months. Even though the quality of the book was fantastic, I couldn't even get my friends to shell out five bucks for a copy.
But I put those six months to effective use and found out how to do it right. This book shares those hard-earned lessons that I've learned with you.
Inside this book, I'm going to talk about how to research and a topic that sells, how to write your book, how to publish it and how to market yourself so people want to buy anything you create.
- I explain how you need to research your topics so you don't spend time writing a book that no one wants to buy. Nothing is more frustrating than that.
- Next, you'll learn how to write your book, so that your reader understands your message and appreciates what you've written.
- Third, you'll learn how and where to publish your masterpiece in simple terms that are easy to understand.
- Next, you'll learn how to form a network of dedicated fans who are not only interested in your work, but demand more books from you and share everything you write with their friends.
You'll learn all of this and more in the pages of this book.
Over the past couple of years, after mastering these techniques, I wrote and published 63 books, including a bestseller, and am highly sought after as a ghostwriter and blogger. As the owner and senior writer of The Writing King, I understand how to write, publish and sell books, and am happy to pass along these techniques to you.
You can continue like you are doing now, hit or miss, or you can learn from an expert with 35 years’ experience in the industry.
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Discover How to be a Freelance Writer and Ghostwriter!
Finally, the insider secrets from a Professional Ghostwriter. Freelance Writer and Bestselling Author. Mr. Richard Lowe can help save you months of grief and mistakes by showing you the exact methods he uses to produce high quality writing day-after-day, all granted by his decades of Professional Writing Experience.
In this guide, Mr. Lowe delivers to you all of his tips, tricks, and techniques on how to become a professional ghostwriter and start a freelance writing business. When properly managed and priced, ghostwriting can be one of the most lucrative and rewarding freelance writing careers.
A Successful Ghostwriting Project
This book goes through how to successfully run a Ghostwriting Project, from the initial contact with a prospective client, to delivering the completed work. Not only that, Richard walks you through the possible problems, enabling you to hit the ground running without the usual issues associated with starting a freelance business.
What You Need To Know
Here is a summary of what you’ll discover in these pages.
- How to price a ghostwriting project.
- How to build a ghostwriting business from the ground up.
- How to run meetings with your client.
- Tips on doing interviews and research.
- Why communication is extremely important.
- How to write a Statement of Work to protect yourself and your client.
- How to handle the inevitable revisions.
- How to deliver your final project.
Ghostwriting is the Most Rewarding Form of Freelance Writing
There is a certain joy associated with helping another person tell their story. Ghostwriting requires a unique and challenging set of skills. Unlike other forms of writing, in ghostwriting you need to tell the story from the point-of-view of another person, in their voice and delivering their message.
However, there is far more to being a ghostwriter, or any other kind of freelance writer, than just telling a story. You have to understand that you are running business, and treat each contract as a project. In other words, you need project managements skills. And as with any other kind of project, you'll be interviewing, running meetings, doing research, writing letters and contracts, handling changes and communicating with your client.
Ghostwriting is unique, because are the writer but not the author of the work. Your name will not, under normal conditions, be on the cover. I fact, your work may not be acknowledged at all! That is, except in the form of a good paycheck at regular intervals in the project.
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If you’re looking to succeed with public speaking then this interview with public speaking expert, Scott Howard, will help you understand how to become highly paid to speak.
Here's just a sample of the what Scott Howard will cover for you these pages:
• What are the skills every public speaker needs?
• What tools help to speak in public?
• Where do speakers waste their time?
• How important is good grammar?
• What about umms and ahhs and such?
• How imporant are props?
• How to handle a hostile audience
• ... and much, MUCH More!
Take advantage of this opportunity for Scott to take you by the hand and explain not only how to overcome the fear of speaking but how to prepare and present your speech, and the secrets of getting hired to speak.
Most of what you need are instructions and encouragement from someone who has "been there and done that!"
Note this book is transcribed from a LIVE interview.
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Creatively Inspiring’ Scott Howard
In the Creative World, Scott Howard is well recognized as a successful graphic designer and illustrator. His first book, the amazing, one-of-a-kind “Artsy Ant Alphabet Art Adventures” increased Scott’s recognition as a creative artist, imaginative storyteller, and influential thought leader, educating and encouraging kids, and ‘Creatively Inspiring’ all ages!
A dynamic speaker, Scott has become recognized for entertaining and ‘Creatively Inspiring’ stories, such as "Dare To Be Different,” "Grandpa Raymond,” "Planet Happy” and “Remember What It's Like to be a Kid”, with messages related to the Power of Our Minds, Seize the Day, Being our Most Awesome Selves, Creativity, Creative Thinking, and Public Speaking.
Scott often appears as a Children’s Book Author and Speaker at children’s charities and events. His greatest joy is in encouraging confidence in children to follow their passions, achieve their dreams, and to live their best lives.
Storytelling with kids of all ages includes imaginative tales such as “The Enchanting Camping Trip,” and Artsy Ant book stories. Question & Answer sessions empower kids to believe in themselves, their careers and guide them toward a more positive future.
Born in Claremont New Hampshire, Scott grew up in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He served as a graphic artist and illustrator with the US Army, received an Associates degree at Monterey Peninsula College, and Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University in Fullerton, California. Scott currently lives in Tampa Bay, Florida. He is a proud, long-time member of Toastmasters and CEOSpace, and enjoys several other business professional networking groups.
So as you can see, Scott Howard is uniquely qualified to help you understand everything you need to know about public speaking!
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Disaster can strike at any time. Are you prepared?
Sometimes, as with a hurricane, you may get some notice; other times, in the case of a fire or an earthquake, you’ll receive no warning at all.
Most of the time, the disaster will leave your home and the surrounding area more or less intact. I’ve been in several earthquakes that damaged the furniture and windows of my apartment, but otherwise, everything was fine. When I lived in the mountains, there were forest fires that burned close to where I lived, but fortunately, there was no damage to my residence.
Regardless of whether your residence is damaged or not, you may be required to evacuate the area. This can happen for many reasons.
When I lived in the mountains, several evacuations were implemented because it appeared to the authorities that there was some danger that a fire would burn through the town. Fortunately, the fire department was able control fire before that happened.
After a disaster like a chemical spill, the authorities may order residents to evacuate immediately. It may be several weeks or longer before anyone is allowed back into their homes.
Even local police action due to criminal activity can require a quick evacuation. Police generally ask residents to stay in their homes during these situations.
In the United States, plenty of warning is given before a hurricane occurs. In these cases, authorities may order mass evacuations of whole cities.
When you are ordered to evacuate—or if you evacuate on your own free will—you generally don’t have a lot of time to gather your belongings and the things you’ll need. You may have just a few minutes to get out of your home.
The best preparation for evacuation is to create what is called a bug out bag. These are also known as go-bags, as in, “grab it and go!”
If you haven’t already created your bug out bag, you need to as soon as possible. Use this book as a guide to stocking and maintaining your bug out bag over time.
You Can Take Control and Enjoy Your Job
Are you dealing with a job that is Making you Sick, Losing you Money and Promotions or Causing you to be Upset and Angry? Do you Feel Like You Are Without Your Soul to the Corporation?
You know, a job is not supposed to be like that, and if that's what you are facing, then it's time for you to make some decisions, confront the situation and resolve what happening.
Believe me, I know from experience that it is possible to change the situation at work. I've been through it all and had bosses who where everything from fantastic to raving lunatics.
Your Job Can Effect Your Mental State, Your Body and Your Family
Is your job making you physically ill? Do you dread getting up each day because you have to go to the hated office? Do you only feel alive on the weekends because you don’t have to go to work? Is your boss an idiot who is constantly harassing you, denying you raises and making you miserable?
Wouldn’t it be better to look forward to going to work each day? Would you enjoy a challenging job where you receive a fair wage, are treated humanely and with compassion, and where you receive the resources, training and help you need to be successful?
Seems like a dream, doesn’t it? Jobs like that don’t exist in real life, do they?
Get the Answers From Someone Who Has Been Through it all
I worked in unsatisfying jobs for employers that didn’t care and wouldn’t reward good and competent service. I remained loyal, blindly doing what I was told, forced to be on call 24x7, to work without adequate training and resources, and going months without a complement or a thank you.
I survived through sheer force of will, determination and a belief in myself and my abilities.
But there is a better way than taking the abuse and being a victim of poor management, insufficient support, unreasonable and even illegal demands. You can take control of your situation, as long as you are willing to speak up for yourself, demand your rights and to be treated fairly, and be willing to move of if you cannot correct the situation.
Learn to communicate without fear
- Handle the whacko boss
- Deal with harassment without mercy
- Stop being taken advantage of and being used
- Get that promotion or raise that you deserve
- And be prepared to walk away if you must
Start making the changes you need to be happy with your job today
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Well now you do with Richard Lowe’s How to Publish on Kindle: Everything You Need to Know to get your Book Published on Amazon Kindle. It is the go-to guide that will teach you everything from A to Z about publishing on Kindle. No more buying several books to get all of the knowledge needed to get your books on Amazon. He explains it all in an easy to read manner without all of the jargon common to most of these kinds of books that leave you scratching your head. This book is all you will need to become a success with your publishing goals at Kindle Amazon.
In this book, you will learn the importance of spending time and thought on your cover, the importance of editing, exactly how to categorize your title for best sales results, the different formats and which is the best one. Richard explains why publishing a series is a great idea, and why you may not need an ISBN number, and so much more. He even gives you links to handy tools to choose the best keywords for your book description and how to get your book translated to sell all over the world! Why is it important that you list your book as published by a company? Read it and find out!
Get this book now because it’s the only one you will ever need to become a successful Kindle book publisher.
Computer Security Can be Achieved Even in a World full of Hackers, Viruses and Spam
You can Protect your Computer and your Valuable Information, Bank Accounts and Photos Without Breaking the Budget or Hiring an Expert.
What if practising a few new habits could dramatically reduce the chances of your system being infected with a virus or attacked by a hacker? Imagine surfing the web without worrying about the terrors of credit card fraud or identity theft? What if you could keep the bad guys away with a few simple applications?
Security expert and Computer Executive, Richard Lowe Jr, presents the simple steps you can take to protect your computer, photos and information from malicious hackers, malware, ransomware and viruses. Using easy-to-understand examples and simple explanations, Lowe explains why hackers want to break into your system, what they do with your information, and what you can do to keep them at bay. Lowe answers the question: how do you keep yourself safe in the wild wild west of the internet?
What will you learn by reading this book?
- What the heck are the hackers trying to do with your computer and your data.
- How to protect your computer from viruses.
- The best way to keep your online accounts, including your bank information, safe from hackers.
- How to keep your data and photos safe from computer crashes and disasters.
- How to prevent intruders from using your wireless to break into your computer.
- How to protect yourself on while surfing the web using your local coffee shop Wi-Fi.
- How to safely use a hotel or public computer.
- How to build a firewall around your computer to keep evildoers out.
- How to protect your computer from viruses using antivirus.
- How to secure your home network.
And many, many other tips and techniques to keep your data, your credit, and your life safe.
Did you know?
If your computer is not properly protected, even just opening a web page can infect your system? "The link promised pictures of cute cats, so Shelby clicked on it right away. She loved animals, especially cats, and spent a bit of each day laughing at funny pictures about them. Shelby had not patched her system in years which made her vulnerable to drive-by attacks. As soon as the web page opened, Shelby’s system was infected with a particularly nasty virus."
That malicious hackers try to fool you into entering your account and passwords so they can steal your money and your identify? "Bill, a friend of mine, woke up late one night anddecided to check his inbox. He saw an email that appeared to be from PayPal stating there was unusual activity on his account and he needed to login to recover. He clicked the link, entered his username and his password. Afterwards he went back to sleep, happy that his PayPal was protected from fraud. Unfortunately, he fell for a phishing scheme and actually give hackers his username and password. Within a short time all of the money in his PayPal account was gone.
Could you use a little extra cash? Do you need to make some money to pay a few bills, go on vacation or just build up some savings? Would you like to earn extra income working from home in your pajamas?
Looking for part-time employment in order to help make ends meet is challenging, and working a second, or even a third job, can quickly wear a person into the ground. But sometimes you need money to make ends meet.
I know exactly what you are going through. I needed to make money, now, but I couldn’t go out and get a second job.
Discover how to begin selling on eBay without spending any money on inventory, using good product descriptions, photos and titles to get customers to look at your products and make purchases.
You CAN make a second income by selling your own clutter on EBay, then expanding your new income by purchasing small, valuable items from local thrift stores, dollar markets and swap meets.
I know this, because that's what I've done.
In this book, I'll tell you exactly what steps you need to perform.
* What needs to be done BEFORE you start selling
* The research you need to do to become acquainted with eBay
* What kind of products you can sell, generally choosing merchandise in your own home that you no longer need
* How to keep your vital feedback score high so you attract new customers
* How to ship
* What kinds of products cause problems in shipping
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And many more valuable tips and essential information. I’ve covered everything you need, from the pitfalls, the problems, and things to look out for! I’ll hold your hand and have you up and running quick.
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