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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762707829
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Series: Internet Guides Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 5.80 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Getting Online 1
What sort of computer do I need?
How do I connect?
Choosing an Internet Service Provider
Setting up your computer
Start surfing
Using newsgroups
Setting up IRC
Instant messaging
2 Surfing for Shoppers 37
How to shop
Using the web
3 Searching 58
Looking for the best price
Searching for shops
4 Security and Payment 69
How can I tell if it's safe?
How should I pay?
Privacy safeguards
5 Consumer Rights 77
What your rights are, and how to exercise them
6 Auctions 85
How, and where, to bid
7 Shopping Directory 93
Antiques and collectibles 99
Art and posters 102
Babies and toddlers 105
Banking and personal finance 107
Beauty 112
Books and magazines 114
Business and businesses 119
Cameras 121
Cars 123
Chocolates and sweets 126
Clothing 127
Computers 134
Crafts 140
Department stores 142
Drinks and smokes 145
Educational 149
Electrical goods 151
Films 153
Flowers and greetings 155
Food 157
Gambling 161
Games and hobbies 163
Gardening 165
Gifts and cards 167
Health and fitness 169
Home 171
Insurance 174
Jewellery and watches 175
Motorbikes 177
Museum shops 179
Music 180
Musical instruments 185
Pets 187
Property 188
Sports goods 190
Telephones 195
Tickets 196
Toys 197
Travel 200
Off-beat must-haves 205
8 Duty and Taxes 209
What you have to pay if you import goods
9 Frequently Asked Questions 217
Problems solved
Glossary 231
Difficult terms explained
Index 240
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