Books

Patrice-Anne Rutledge Books

I’ve authored, co-authored, and contributed to numerous business technology books for major publishers including Pearson, Que, Sams, Financial Times Press, Ziff-Davis Press, and Macmillan. This page lists my most recent works.

Current Books

  • My LinkedIn—a full-color guide to LinkedIn that combines detailed step-by-step instructions with LinkedIn strategy and tips
  • My Google Apps—a full-color, step-by-step guide to getting up and running with Google Apps; cover  Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Hangouts, Sites, and Vaults
  • WordPress on Demand—a full-color, step-by-step guide to WordPress, covering both WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress (WordPress.org)
  • Office 2013 All-In-One Absolute Beginner’s Guide—a comprehensive guide to Office for beginning to intermediate users, with more than 700 pages of content on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote
  • Easy Office 2013—a full-color, illustrated guide to Office 2013 basics, suited to Office novices, students, and seniors
  • PowerPoint 2013 Absolute Beginner’s Guide—a detailed guide to the latest version of Microsoft PowerPoint, aimed at beginning to intermediate users
  • Using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010—a complete PowerPoint learning system that includes a print book and more than 60 video and audio tutorials

Coming Soon in 2014

Stay tuned for new books on Google Now, Gmail, Twitter, Instagram, and more!

Older, Outdated Books

Yes, some of my books from 2012 are already on the “outdated” list. Just a fact of life in the tech world. I’m already hard at work on updates to some of these books.

  • Teach Yourself Google+ in 10 Minutes, Second Edition—an introduction to Google’s new social networking site
  • Using LinkedIn—a complete LinkedIn learning system that includes a print book and more than 60 video and audio tutorials
  • The Truth About Profiting from Social Networking—a concise guide to making the most of social networking for business; endorsed by leading experts including Guy Kawasaki and translated into French and Italian
  • Using Facebook—co-author of this complete Facebook learning system that includes a print book and more than 60 video and audio tutorials
  • Teach Yourself Basecamp in 10 Minutes—a quick, easy-to-use guide to the popular online project management tool Basecamp
  • Your Home Office—an introduction to setting up and managing a home office
  • Smart Travel—contributing author to this reference for the tech-savvy traveler
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