About

Mark Edward Soper is the co-founder and president of Select Systems & Associates, Inc, a technology research, training, and writing organization. Mark is a world-class technology writer and trainer with an international reach, with books available in English, Spanish, Polish, French, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Chinese, and other languages. A proven bridge between users and technology, helping users to grasp, master, and seek new and better technologies. Mark is a 35-year tech veteran and a human tech multitool, having written or co-authored over 40 books on CompTIA tech certifications, computer hardware and software troubleshooting, operating systems, networking, digital photography, and self-service help desk topics. Mark has also taught these and other topics across the US.

Mark’s latest books include CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ FC0-U61 Cert Guide (Pearson), Expanding Your Raspberry Pi: Storage, printing, peripherals, and network connections for your Raspberry Pi (Apress), and Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Sixth Edition (McGraw-Hill).

Mark has CompTIA A+ and Microsoft MOS – Microsoft Excel 2013 certifications, and currently teaches Microsoft Office classes for University of Southern Indiana. Mark blogs at www.markesoper.com.

Here’s a sampling of what co-workers and readers have said about Mark:

Not only did Mark work for me as an instructor, but I have also been a student of his, I’ve learned much from the many books and articles he’s written… All comments showed Mark to be a world-class instructor… Besides expert knowledge of technical matters, his insights into other topics always left me with a broader perspective and often had me re-thinking an issue. (Mayer Rubin, LinkedIn recommendation

078976041X-IT Fund Cover0smlI have several popular computer books by Soper and found them very instructive and helpful. (WF Borman, from a five-star review of Mark’s IT Fundamentals+ book at Amazon.com)

 

Easy-Win-8_100px“Easy Windows 8,” by Mark Edward Soper, $25, is by far the best and easiest of the Windows 8 books we’ve seen. It’s from QuePublishing.com and has screen shots on every page to help step you though(Bob and Joy Schwabach, ON Computers column, Worcester, MA Telegram.com newspaper)

 

Cover for Mark Edward Soper's The PC and Gadget Help DeskThis is a perfect book for the digital age. It’s extensive and accessible on every level. It combines the best of a teaching and reference work. Chuck full of illustrations, photos, flowcharts, and screen-captures, this book sets the standard as a “must have.” (Robert L Harris, from a four-star review of PC and Gadget Help Desk at Amazon.com)

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