Ian Lamont is an award-winning business and technology journalist and the founder of i30 Media Corporation. He has written for more than a dozen online and print publications and has also served as the managing editor of The Industry Standard. His writing and editorial work has garnered industry awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the American Society of Business Publication Editors.
Lamont has written several In 30 Minutes guides, including Dropbox In 30 Minutes, Google Drive & Docs In 30 Minutes, and Excel Basics In 30 Minutes.
He is a graduate of the Boston University College of Communication and MIT's Sloan Fellows Program.
Are you interested in using Twitter, but don't know where to start? Are you mystified by hashtags, retweets, and other strange conventions? The revised and expanded third edition of Twitter In 30 Minutes is here to help! This Twitter book and unofficial Twitter user guide will walk you through the basics, using plain English, step-by-step instructions, and lots of examples from real Twitter users.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to use Microsoft Excel, for a career boost or to better handle figures, lists, and other types of data? In just 30 minutes, Excel Basics In 30 Minutes (2nd Edition) will get you up to speed with spreadsheet concepts, and even some special Excel tricks! Instructions apply to Excel 2013/Office 365, Excel Online, and Google Sheets.
Five years from now, what are you going to do when a major expense pops up? In ten years, will you still be renting an apartment? Thirty years from now, will you have enough money for retirement? In 30 short minutes, Personal Finance For Beginners In 30 Minutes, Volume 2 will give you a quick but solid lesson in planning your financial future.
If you are looking for a common-sense approach to personal finance and money management, then Personal Finance For Beginners In 30 Minutes, Vol. 1 is for you! In just a half-hour, you'll pick up practical tips and even a few tricks that will help you control spending, reduce debt, and take a smarter approach to managing your financial resources.