Throughout the course of his blogging career, Brandon Colker has made money and lost money. In this book, he'll explain how to avoid the latter. In chapter two, Colker explains what it means to be self-promoting and how you are a brand. Many people don't realize that their names are their brands and that brand has a voice: your voice! Chapters 7-10 talk about what everyone wants to know: "How do I turn my passion into dollars?"
Written by Peter Daboll, one of the leading minds in ad creative measurement, ADitude discusses how using data effectively throughout every stage of the creative process produces ads that consumers choose to view from beginning to end, rather than ignore. Daboll draws from his vast experience, exploring lessons learned throughout advertising history to present day, identifying obsolete rules that wrongly guide many marketers, while warning against modern-day modeling pitfalls.
The Robert Collier Letter Book is by far the top book on writing sales letters. But it goes beyond that. As every great copywriter knows, these techniques are directly transferable to the Internet, whether through web copy or email or whatever. This book earned Robert Collier the distinction of being one of the greatest marketing minds in history. Robert Collier's sales letters were successful because he wrote to his audience's needs.
Periscope Prospecting Plan is your complete marketing blueprint for the new Periscope app. Learn how to generate leads and sales for your business using the power of live video streaming together with social media! The second edition is includes updates such as web profiles, the "embed" button, landscape mode, users to follow list, optional equipment, broadcast safety information, and Periscope analytics.
Corporations can no longer just worship the bottom line. Consumers and customers want to be associated with brands that align with their values. For business success today, your company needs to tell a compelling story that creates engagement, word-of-mouth, and brand loyalty. The Hook gives you a proven methodology to create a compelling narrative, then shows you how to share your story with the world and get consumers and customers to listen to and remember your message.
Updated for the most recent Google algorithm changes, SEO Made Simple is today's top-selling SEO guide. The fifth edition is not just last year's guide with a new cover, but completely revamped to address the strategies needed for top rankings - a tell-all search engine optimization guide for anyone trying to reach the highly coveted number-one ranking on Google for their website, blog, or video (5th edition).
Zombie Marketing is an approach to making your brand as contagious and communicable as a zombie virus. It's a set of strategies and tactics for marketing success built upon the World Health Organization's five main phases of a pandemic. These describe the spread of a virus from patient zero to pandemic status.
Whether you're an operating business or a college or job applicant, decision-makers need to know about you...what you offer...why you're awesome. Traditional marketing no longer cuts it today. Fifty Shades of Marketing lays out specific ideas, step-by-step techniques, and beneficial resources to remove the chains holding you back from success in a digital age.
The widespread use of social media these days is overwhelming - the question is, as contemporary business owners who now need to capitalize on this, how do we use this to our advantage before our competitors do it first? Nowadays, it is not enough to just be savvy with the Internet, using the tried and true marketing techniques employed in that realm. Now if you want the best chances at reaching your audience, social media is your best ally.
The online content industry is undergoing a quiet revolution. Selling information is getting harder every day, refund rates are shooting through the roof, and some of the smartest online entrepreneurs are already changing their business models or quietly exiting the market.
This new audiobook hand-holds listeners through a 26-step program that will help them become the top earners in the industry. Become a Network Marketing Superstar will take direct sellers and network (multilevel) marketers through the key steps to joining the highest earners in an industry that has spawned thousands of millionaires and millions of financially independent business owners.
Empower your business, your town, and your fellow citizens to prosper as never before. Town Inc. unpacks the deceivingly simple link between building a booming business and growing a prosperous town. The secret, it turns out, is to market your town just as passionately as you market your own business. In cities across America, business leaders are telling uniquely compelling stories to lure other businesses and willing workforces to relocate to their towns. Their towns flourish, and their businesses prosper.
Hi, my name is FastCopywriter, and I'm one of Fiverr's top-rated sellers. I wrote this book because there isn't a single Fiverr book dedicated exclusively to writers and/or copywriters (they're not the same). Right now I'm making between $1,500 and $2,500 a month on Fiverr. If you're unemployed or just want to make some extra money for the luxuries you want, this book will help you. If you're already selling on Fiverr, maybe you'll learn from my experience, just like I have learned from other people's experiences.
What do Disney, Bollywood, and "the Batkid" teach us about how to create celebrity experiences for our audiences? How can a vending machine inspire world peace? Can being "imperfect" make your business more marketable? Can a selfie improve one's confidence? When can addiction be a good thing?
Where can you find great prospects for your network marketing business? Who are the best prospects? Where can you find groups of these prospects? And how can you attract these prospects to you and your multilevel marketing business? In this book, 51 Ways and Places to Sponsor New Distributors, you will learn the best places to find motivated people to build your team and your customer base.
"Librado - a LA Libertad"
Discover your brand and how to communicate it to readers with proven advice you can put into action today. Are you having a hard time condensing everything your writing represents into a neat, tidy, and easily explained package? Perhaps you're still trying to figure out what brand means when applied to a person. Or maybe you've already diluted your brand so much that readers have no idea what to expect when they pick up one of your books. Discover Your Brand is here to help!
In How to TurboCharge Your Business with a Blog, Mike Pitt has identified and broken down the necessary steps to make your blog a successful marketing tool. This is a must-hear for business people wanting to excel.
How I Sold Millions of Books is a must-have playbook for anyone who wants to learn how to sell millions of copies of their own book and earn serious money. It doesn't matter if your book is a self-help, fiction, nonfiction, children's, diet, fitness, or business book.
In eCommerce Marketing, I reveal exactly how to approach the nine key marketing methods every eCommerce business should consider. I'm not going to bore you with "click here", "click there"; I'm not going to put you through endless strategic analysis.
Here are tools, tips, and proven techniques to lift your service higher. Lift your service up, increase service value, and add more to your customers and your bottom line (Chapter two unlocks the value). Explore spectacular service and discover what's beyond the extra mile (Chapter four reveals the secrets). Build your service culture and attract great customers and staff (Study chapter six to keep them). Find loyalty, passion, and profits (Every chapter has the clues).
In The Tipping Point, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in society happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a few fare-beaters and graffiti artists fuel a subway crime wave, or a satisfied customer fill the empty tables of a new restaurant. These are social epidemics, and the moment when they take off, when they reach their critical mass, is the Tipping Point.
"Marketing has a lot to learn from this book"
Over twenty years ago at a company convention, Eric Worre had an "aha" moment that changed his life forever. At that event he made the decision to Go Pro and become a Network Marketing expert. Since that time, he has focused on developing the skills to do just that. In doing so, Eric has touched and been touched by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Now he shares his wisdom in a guide that will ignite your passion for this profession and help you make the decision to Go Pro and create the life of your dreams.
"No nonsense, to the point, of Network Marketing"
A pioneer of content marketing, Joe Pulizzi has cracked the code when it comes to the power of content in a world where marketers still hold fast to traditional models that no longer work. In Content Inc., he breaks down the business-startup process into six steps, making it simple for you to visualize, launch, and monetize your own business.
"A complete content inc"
Why do some products get more word of mouth than others? Why does some online content go viral? Word of mouth makes products, ideas, and behaviors catch on. It's more influential than advertising and far more effective. Can you create word of mouth for your product or idea? According to Berger, you can. Whether you operate a neighborhood restaurant, a corporation with hundreds of employees, or are running for a local office for the first time, the steps that can help your product or idea become viral are the same.
"A Primer on Viral & Memorable Marketing"
In an audiobook that challenges everything you thought you knew, W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne assert that tomorrow's leading companies will succeed, not by battling their rivals for market share in the bloody "red ocean" of a shrinking profit pool, but by creating "blue oceans" of untapped new market spaces ripe for growth.
"Get the actual book"
The "mind-reading" system that is revolutionizing online business. Do you know how to find out what people really want to buy? (Not what you think they want, not what they say they want, but what they really want?) The secret is asking the right questions - and the right questions are not what you might expect. Ask is based on the compelling premise that you should never have to guess what your prospects and customers are thinking.
"First half is a bit of torture"
What do Starbucks and JetBlue and KrispyKreme and Apple and DutchBoy and Kensington and Zespri and Hard Candy have that you don't? How do they continue to confound critics and achieve spectacular growth, leaving behind former tried-and true brands to gasp their last? Face it, the checklist of tired P's marketers have used for decades to get their product noticed - Pricing, Promotion, Publicity, to name a few - aren't working anymore.
Most startups don't fail because they can't build a product. Most startups fail because they can't get traction. Startup advice tends to be a lot of platitudes repackaged with new buzzwords, but Traction is something else entirely. As Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares learned from their own experiences, building a successful company is hard. For every startup that grows to the point where it can go public or be profitably acquired, hundreds of others sputter and die.
As Al Ries and Jack Trout - the world-renowned marketing consultants and best-selling authors of Positioning - note, you can build an impressive airplane, but it will never leave the ground if you ignore the laws of physics, especially gravity. Why then, they ask, shouldn’t there also be laws of marketing that must be followed to launch and maintain winning brands? In The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, Ries and Trout offer a compendium of 22 innovative rules for understanding and succeeding in the international marketplace.
"Finely structured marketing book"
"You’ve seen it all before. A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails the national news cycle and destroys a candidate. Some product or celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. What you don’t know is that someone is responsible for all this. Usually, someone like me. I’m a media manipulator. In a world where blogs control and distort the news, my job is to control blogs—as much as any one person can."
"Trust me, it's worth the listen, and I'm not lying"
Mark W. Schaefer, college educator, consultant, and best-selling author of five marketing books including Social Media Explained and The Tao of Twitter, has delivered a path-finding book exploring the six factors that will help you break through the overwhelming wall of information density to win at marketing now...beyond content, beyond social media, beyond web traffic and Search Engine Optimization. The Content Code starts where your current marketing plan ends, and provides the launch code for next-level success.
Procrastination stops and fear evaporates when we have the correct follow-up skills. No more dreading the telephone. Prospects will return our telephone calls. And now we can look forward to easy, bonded conversations with prospects who love us.
"Great introduction to the world of network marketing"
The benchmark guide to marketing and PR, updated with the latest social media and marketing trends, tools, and real-world examples of success The New Rules of Marketing & PR, 4th Edition is the pioneering guide to the future of marketing, an international best seller with more than 300,000 copies sold in over 25 languages. It offers a step-by-step action plan for harnessing the power of modern marketing and PR to communicate with buyers directly, raise visibility, and increase sales.
"This is such a great book I'm giving up a Secret"
Every marketer tells a story. And if they do it right, we believe them. We believe that wine tastes better in a $20 glass than a $1 glass. We believe that an $80,000 Porsche Cayenne is vastly superior to a $36,000 VW Touareg, which is virtually the same car. We believe that $225 Pumas will make our feet feel better, and look cooler, than $20 no-names...and believing it makes it true.
"Just OK for me."
Network marketing is one of the fastest-growing career opportunities in the United States. Millions of people just like you have abandoned dead-end jobs for the chance to achieve the dream of growing their own businesses. What many of them find, however, is that the first year in network marketing is often the most challenging---and, for some, the most discouraging.
"Lots of meaningful and useful content!"
The hottest single audio ever created in the Network Marketing Industry! Subjects include awakening to the opportunity, profits are better than wages, the magic of part-time selling, the Law of Averages, the Law of Reaping and Sowing, developing new skills, working together, communication, presentation and testimonials, deserve vs. need, how your skills determine your future, and living a good life.
"Ah, Jim Rohn, you did it again."
Here is the best-selling guide that created a new game plan for marketing in high-tech industries. Crossing the Chasm has become the bible for bringing cutting-edge products to progressively larger markets. This edition provides new insights into the realities of high-tech marketing, with special emphasis on the Internet. It's essential reading for anyone with a stake in the world's most exciting marketplace.
The authors unveil research that identifies Mobilizers and provide a roadmap for how sales and marketing teams can find them, engage them with disruptive insight, and leverage them to drive consensus across the customer organization. Once you have identified the Mobilizers among your customers, almost any rep, with the right coaching, tools, and marketing support can start a chain reaction that leads to a whole organization getting on board with even the most provocative ideas.
"great read for all sales pros"
How do you cut through the noise, commotion, and bad information that is right now cluttering up your customers' digital space? Epic Content Marketing. One of the world's leading experts on content marketing, Joe Pulizzi explains how to draw prospects and customers in by creating information and content they actually want to engage with. No longer can we interrupt our customers with mediocre content (and sales messages) our customers don't care about. Epic Content Marketing takes you step by step through the process of developing stories that inform and entertain and compel customers to act - without actually telling them to.
"I Should Have Started With This One..."
To be successful in the market today, you must possess two strategic assets: a compelling product and a meaningful platform. In this step-by-step guide, Michael Hyatt, former CEO and current Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers, takes readers behind the scenes, into the new world of social media success. He shows you what best-selling authors, public speakers, entrepreneurs, musicians, and other creative minds are doing differently to win customers in today’s crowded marketplace.
"Lots of Quality Info, Not-So-Great Voice Over"
New from the best-selling HBR's 10 Must Reads series. Stop pushing products - and start cultivating relationships with the right customers. If you listen to nothing else on marketing that delivers competitive advantage, hear these 10 articles. We've combed through hundreds of articles in the Harvard Business Review archive and selected the most important ones to help you reinvent your marketing by putting it - and your customers - at the center of your business.
In The Outsiders, you'll learn the traits and methods striking for their consistency and relentless rationality that helped these unique leaders achieve such exceptional performance. Humble, unassuming, and often frugal, these "outsiders" shunned Wall Street and the press, and shied away from the hottest new management trends. Instead, they shared specific traits that put them and the companies they led on winning trajectories: a laser-sharp focus on per share value as opposed to earnings or sales growth; an exceptional talent for allocating capital and human resources; and the belief that cash flow, not reported earnings, determines a company's long-term value.
"Good depth of stories and business concepts"
This audiobook provides evidence-based answers to the key questions asked by marketers every day. Tackling issues such as how brands grow, how advertising really works, what price promotions really do and how loyalty programs really affect loyalty, How Brands Grow presents decades of research in a style that is written for marketing professionals to grow their brands.
Google is not only the number one search engine in the world, it is also the number one website in the world. Only five percent of site visitors search past the first page of Google, so if you're not in those top 10 results, you are essentially invisible. Winning the Game of Googleopoly is the ultimate roadmap to Page One Domination. The POD strategy is what gets you on that super-critical first page of Google results by increasing your page views.
"Tons of Great Info For Any Business"
Brainfluence explains how to practically apply neuroscience and behavior technology and behavior research to better market to consumers by understanding their decision patterns. This application, called neuromarketing, studies the way the brain responds to various cognitive and sensory marketing stimuli. Analysts use this to measure a consumer's preference, what a customer reacts to, and why consumers make certain decisions.
"The Best Practical Guide to Neuromarketing"
When Guerrilla Marketing was first published in 1983, Jay Levinson revolutionalized marketing strategies for the small-business owner with his take-no-prisoners approach to finding clients. Filled with hundreds of solid ideas that really work, Levinson's philosophy has given birth to a new way of learning about market share and how to gain it. In this completely revised and expanded fourth edition, Levinson offers a new arsenal of weaponry for small-business success in the next century.
What differentiates the highly successful market practitioners - the Market Wizards - from ordinary traders? What traits do they share? What lessons can the average trader learn from those who achieved superior returns for decades while still maintaining strict risk control? Jack Schwager has spent the past 25 years interviewing the market legends in search of the answers - a quest chronicled in four prior Market Wizards volumes totaling nearly 2,000 pages.
The retail world is undergoing a fundamental transformation. Rapidly evolving technology, globalization, and a saturated marketplace offer consumers instant access to thousands of equally compelling products and services, creating unprecedented levels of expectation. The impact of these changes is so profound that 50 percent of today's retailers and consumer companies will not survive it....
"Wider Appeal than the Title Suggests"
In The Advertising Effect, respected advertising insider, Adam Ferrier, reveals the ten techniques used by some of the best-known brands across the globe. These techniques are grounded in psychological theory with award winning real world examples and explore how the most effective way to change behaviour is through action rather than the conventional advertising practices (emotional or rational persuasion).
"One of The Best Books on Advertising Ever"
"When everybody zigs, zag," says Marty Neumeier in this fresh view of brand strategy. Zag follows the ultra-clear "whiteboard overview" style of the author's first book, The Brand Gap, but drills deeper into the question of how brands can harness the power of differentiation. The author argues that in an extremely cluttered marketplace, traditional differentiation is no longer enough.
"Great Book But Wow It's Short"
It's tempting to believe that brands like Apple, Nike, and Zappos achieved their iconic statuses because of serendipity, an unattainable magic formula, or even the genius of a single visionary leader. However, these companies all adopted specific approaches and principles that transformed their ordinary brands into industry leaders. In other words, great brands can be built - and Denise Lee Yohn knows exactly how to do it.
"A cricital voice in the world of branding!"
Brand Against the Machine offers proven and actionable steps for companies and entrepreneurs to increase their brand visibility and credibility, and to create an indispensable brand that consumers can relate to, thus becoming life-long customers. Discover the aspirational currency that makes your brand one that people want to be or want to be friends with. Learn how to be real with your audience and make strategic associations to establish credibility.
"Branding that Makes Sense (and cents)!!!"
We are now living in a world with over 100 brands of bottled water. The United States alone is home to over 45,000 shopping malls. And there are more than 19 million customized beverage choices a barista can whip up at your local Starbucks. Whether it’s good or bad, the real question is why we behave this way in the first place. Why do we telegraph our affiliations or our beliefs with symbols, signs, and codes? Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits contains 20 interviews with the world’s leading designers and thinkers in branding.
"Great book, I couldnt connect with the narrator"
Far from the catchy television spots and sleek magazine spreads are the comparatively modest ads that pop up on websites and in Internet searches. But don't be fooled - online advertising is exploding. Growing at a compound annual rate near 20%, it is now the second-largest advertising channel in the United States. Part history, part guidebook, part prediction for the future, Targeted tells the story of the companies, individuals, and innovations driving this revolution.
"Well written and relevant"
A professional "pitching coach" for one of the world's largest marketing conglomerates, Jon Steel shares his secrets and explains how you can create presentations and pitches that win hearts, minds, and new business. He identifies the dos and don'ts and uses real-world examples to prove his points. If you make pitches for new business, this is the perfect book for you.
"Really amazing stories about pitching"
What does the world want? According to John Battelle, a company that answers that question can unlock the most intractable riddles of both business and culture. And for the past few years, that's exactly what Google has been doing.
This is a book about reality - an unpleasant reality that no one seems to want to address. A large number of the population was hit with substantial loss of income and savings during the recent economic meltdown. Many feel that they have no way to build back their savings in order to retire comfortably and securely. Many now believe that there just isn't enough time left to turn it around. How to Become Filthy, Stinking Rich Through Network Marketing is for those who refuse to accept this nonsense.
"New to network marketing"
Is this a book for beer aficionados or business enthusiasts? Both, and it's as refreshing as a cold brew. In Beer School, authors and entrepreneurs Steve Hindy and Tom Potter share the improbable saga of Brooklyn Brewery, the company they grew from a home-brew hobby into a multimillion-dollar business - all in the most competitive beer market in the United States.
"Good story, bad narrator"
Create and maintain a successful social media strategy for your business. Today, a large number of companies still don't have a strategic approach to social media. Others fail to calculate how effective they are at social media, one of the critical components of implementing any social media strategy. When companies start spending time and money on their social media efforts, they need to create an internal plan that everyone can understand. Maximize Your Social offers a clear vision of what businesses need to do to create - and execute upon - their social media for business road map.
"Much deeper dive than most books"