Think you can’t get something for nothing? Not so. Many subject matter experts publish free e-books offering a wealth of information and advice. Take advantage of them.
I’ll be adding to this list, as more come my way. Please send me links to your favorite relevant free e-books and, if they’re good, I’ll include them.
Here’s what I have so far:
♦ The Best Career Strategies of 2009: How to Get Hired or Get Ahead, Even When the Economy is Getting Worse, by Bonnie Lowe – a compilation of advice and tips from subject matter experts
♦ Using the Social Web to Find Work, by social media guru Chris Brogan
♦ Personal Branding for the Business Professional, by Chris Brogan
♦ 20 Free eBooks About Social Media, Chris Brogan did the research to compile this solid list
♦ Guide on Boomer Encore Careers – “Looking for an encore career? The guide to finding work that matters”, by encore.org
♦ How to Really Find a Job Online, by job search expert Alison Doyle
♦ 30 Ideas: The Ideas of Successful Job Search, by Tim Tyrell-Smith of Tim’s Strategy
♦ Green Careers Advice Guide: Practical Advice for Advancing Your Personal Brand in the Green Industry, by Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategists
♦ 15 Minute Guide to Layoff Self-Defense: Six Steps to Protect Yourself and Your Income, by Susan P. Joyce, Online Job Search Expert and Editor/Publisher of job-hunt.org.
♦ Using Craig’s List to Find a Job, by Susan Joyce
♦ Successful Interviewing: What Candidates Need to Know, by Jeff Lipschultz, founding partner of recruiting firm A-List Solutions
♦ Winning Negotiation Strategies for Your New Job, by Barbara Safani, owner of Career Solvers.
♦ Job Search Networking for Introverts, by Wendy Gelberg, author of The Successful Introvert
♦ Top 25 Free eBooks on Social Media, compiled SocialMediaToday
♦ Road to Me 2.0: Free 52 Page Complete Blogging Guide! by personal branding guru Dan Schawbel
♦ Top 10 Free E-books For Bloggers (2007), by Palin Ningthoujam at Mashable
♦ The New Rules of Viral Marketing: How Word-of-Mouse Spreads Your Ideas For Free, by marketing strategist David Meerman Scott
♦ Thriving on Less: Simplifying in a Tough Economy, by Leo Babauta, founder and simplicity blogger at zenhabits.net
♦ The MarketingApple eBook by former Apple marketing executive Steve Chazin
♦ Identity in the Age of Cloud Computing: The next-generation Internet’s impact on business, governance and social interaction, by Socialmedia.biz founder J.D. Lasica, for the Aspen Institute