Author: Ian Lamont

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Ian is the founder of IN 30 MINUTESĀ® Guides and the author of TWITTER IN 30 MINUTES, EXCEL BASICS IN 30 MINUTES, DROPBOX IN 30 MINUTES, GOOGLE DRIVE & DOCS IN 30 MINUTES, and PERSONAL FINANCE FOR BEGINNERS IN 30 MINUTES. These are quick guides for a complex world -- the goal being to help people understand the mildly complicated (and sometimes frustrating) aspects of modern life. Readers love the guides, which are designed to be read in a single sitting. Thousands have been sold, with many repeat customers. Ian's latest book is IPHONE 6 & IPHONE 6S IN 30 MINUTES, available for the Kindle or as a paperback.

A former technology and business journalist, Ian's writing and editorial work have garnered awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

Ian is a graduate of the Boston University College of Communication, the Harvard Extension School, and MIT's Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership. He lives in the Boston area. When he's not working or writing, he likes to spend time with his family, work on his Chinese cooking skills, and geek out on data-driven genealogical research.