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The Job by Douglas Kennedy
The Job by Douglas Kennedy
I'm a huge fan of novels based around big business, etc., so the story of Ned Allen was a fantastic read.

Ned is the stereotypical young, hot-shot sales manager for one of the top American computer magazines. He appears to have everything (attractive wife, successful career, lovely home... huge debts). Yet, things go wrong and Ned plummets from the top to the very bottom, losing everything through a combination of things outside his control and also his own thoughtlessness.

As I said at the beginning, I love books based around big business, so I was a little disappointed when the book moved away from this area in the latter stages, but that shouldn't take away from the… Read more
The Newsroom - Season 1 [DVD] [2013] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jeff Daniels
27 of 31 people found the following review helpful
It is rare nowadays that I manage to make it through a series - whether from the UK or the US - I usually get bored by second or third episode. However, The Newsroom is different!

From the very first scene showing Will McAvoy's very public breakdown to the last scene of the last episode, I was gripped by the series. I can't wait for the DVD to come out and am rather surprised that wasn't available for release the day after the last episode. I am so looking forward to watching it all again.

This will be in my grubby mitts as soon as it's out.
Powerful Marketing On A Shoestring Budget: For Sma&hellip by Dee Blick
I have followed Dee Blick on Twitter for some while and I had heard other people raving about this book, so when I got a Kobo e-reader, I purchased a copy of "Powerful Marketing..." and was instantly impressed and the wealth of information within.

It's great to have a book that gives you what you need to know in an easy-to-read language but also doesn't make out that you can do it all instantly. For your marketing to work well it needs time spent on it, even if not a lot of money. If you follow Dee's advice then you know what money you do invest in your marketing is well spent and is far more likely to get enough business to pay that investment back many times over… Read more

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