Gary Vaynerchuk—the inspiring and unconventional entrepreneur who introduced us to the concept of crush it—knows how to get things done, have fun, and be massively successful. A marketing and business genius, Gary had the foresight to go beyond traditional methods and use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to reach an untapped audience that continues to grow.
"Gary has done it again"
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 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.
"Keep it real"
If you've ever used ZipCar, Amazon Prime, Spotify, NetFlix, Groupon, Weight Watchers, SurveyMonkey, United Mileage Plus, Pinterest, or Twitter, you are part of The Membership Economy, an increasingly popular model that author Robbie Kellman Baxter sees as the inevitable result of technological advancements, social trends, and a generation in transition. The Membership Economy argues that we are now moving away from ownership, but we still want the benefits that come with access.
Martin Lindstrom, a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, harnesses the power of "small data" in his quest to discover the next big thing. Hired by the world's leading brands to find out what makes their customers tick, Martin Lindstrom spends 300 nights a year in strangers' homes, carefully observing every detail in order to uncover their hidden desires and, ultimately, the clues to a multimillion-dollar product.
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.
"A must read for all entrepreneurs"
The Miracle Morning for Network Marketers uses Hal Elrod's global phenomenon to give you the strategies, mindset, and daily rituals that match the top 1 percent of all network marketers, so you can grow yourself and your business faster than you ever thought possible. Once you've nailed down your miracle morning, Hal Elrod and Pat Petrini's book shows you exactly what you should be doing with "the rest of your day".
"A must read for all Network Marketers!"
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"
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"
Successful leaders have a plan. They want to duplicate themselves as leaders. This plan doesn't happen by accident. Follow this plan. Instead of wishing and hoping for leaders, this audiobook will give you the step-by-step activities to actually create leaders. Yes, there is a plan for building leaders, and it is simple to follow. Discover how to give ordinary distributors a leadership test to determine if they are ready to enter the path of leadership.
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"
A newly revised and updated edition of the influential guide that explores one of the most powerful ways to attract attention and influence behavior - fascination - and how businesses, products, and ideas can become irresistible to consumers. In an oversaturated culture defined by limited time and focus, how do we draw attention to our messages, our ideas, and our products when we have only seconds to compete?
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.
"Awesome marketing advice for startups"
Think Better is about Productive Thinking - why it's important, how it works, and how to use it at work, at home, and at play. Productive Thinking is a game changer - a practical, easy-to-learn, repeatable process that helps people understand more clearly, think more creatively, and plan more effectively. It's based on the thinking strategies that people we celebrate for their creativity have been using for centuries.
When anyone can start a business (when everyone is running their career like a business), it begs a question. This is your one chance at life, you can have anything you want, what is worth doing? Most people don't know why they're doing what they're doing. They imitate others, go with the flow, and follow paths without making their own. They spend decades in pursuit of something that someone convinced them they should want, without realizing that it won't make them happy. Anything You Want is a manifesto about living life, appreciating enough, and doing what matters.
"Short and poignant"
Instant bonding, instant communication, and how to get your network marketing prospects to fully understand and act on your message = fun! This is the most fun of the 25 skills of network marketing. Our prospects have a different point-of-view than we do. So how do we give them our message in a way they "get it" and enjoy it?
"Straight to the point"
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"
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."
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.
"A long book about a simple concept"
Discover how to get started as an affiliate marketer and make a small fortune selling other people's products.... Find out the exact steps to become a top affiliate marketer in any industry!
Make More Money with Your Product or Service is about how to make more money from your products and services and the different programs you develop based on them. Part IV deals with advertising, PR, and the social media.
This book will focus on different forms of marketing and advertising that is suitable for your business, to boost your growth and sales volume. We therefore encourage every business owner to purchase this book, because it contains all the vital information and secrets for your business success.
It's an exciting time to be in marketing: The Internet, social media, and content marketing are powerful equalizers, resetting the playing field for businesses large and small. Yet it's also a challenging time, with much work to do and an ever-changing array of platforms, features, and networks to master - all on a tighter budget than before. Don't get discouraged. Get scrappy!
Did you know that there's magic behind the most truly loved brands today - like Apple and Zappos and Lululemon and Lady Gaga - and it's the result of a secret chemistry? They used this chemistry to create a love potion that people "drank" and then shared with everyone else. Quietly passed from one CEO to another for decades, the secret knowledge of this science and how to use it has been a fiercely-protected competitive advantage of the world's most successful businesses.
There is a strand of genius in each and every one of us. There is a song inside everybody's heart that the world has never had a chance to listen to and maybe, if nothing is done, will never get to be heard altogether. That is what the world sadly loses every single day when people accept the conditions they are living in by choosing not to lend an ear to the springs of ideas that incessantly visit them. Why have we allowed mediocrity to rule over us?
Make More Money with Your Product or Service: Part III: Blogging, Podcasts, Audio Books, and Videos is about how to make more money with your product or service, and the different programs you develop based on them.
Have you ever seen advertisements on Facebook and asked yourself, "How can I do that for my business?" Well if you've ever been on Facebook, then you've definitely seen ads...because that's how Facebook makes its money. And here's the good news: Advertising on Facebook is incredibly easy to do and it's even more incredibly effective!
A joint venture, or JV in short, (in Internet marketing terms) is often defined as "a mutually beneficial cooperation between website owners". Many a times, joint ventures in Internet marketing are entered into between a person who has developed a new and innovative product or service and an established Internet marketer who has spent a huge amount of time developing his list and his reputation. This is the kind of agreement that can be described as a win-win situation.
The Internet landscape is changing rapidly. Did you know that within a very short time, your website may be virtually invisible to the search engines? Did you know that soon the only way you are going to get any traffic at all is to pay for it? Google wants your money. They have been eliminating from their indexes websites that do not meet their stringent standards. Only legitimate websites offering nonduplicated, original content will get any free search engine traffic.
An opt-in list is a directory of email addresses you can send mail to. Though it seems to be easy to find email addresses, if you are talking thousands in numbers, it is going to be hard. Besides, you have to determine the recipient of the email. You would not want your readers to be mostly male if you are selling lipstick, right? A good opt-in list should include the profile of the email address owner. Here are tips on how to create a comprehensive opt-in list for target marketing.
Brands enhance your confidence as a business owner but also show consumers that you really can deliver what you promise. Branding offers consistency with a business. It gives direction to employees, and customers know what to expect. Consistency can be performed through the use of things like business cards, T-shirts, and more. Consistency includes visibility techniques that are professional and will remain in the memory of a consumer.
There are a lot of different social media platforms out there, and it's practically impossible to try them all. To make this all easier, they are listed and discussed in the chapter "The Most Effective Social Media Platform for You". Once you have decided which of the social media platforms you want to try out, the chapter "10 Powerful Social Media Strategies" has some top advice on how to make your marketing efforts effective. Be sure to listen to each of them carefully, and think about how you can put them into action.
You're about to discover how to use social media to gain a huge online following. You'll learn how to efficiently manage your Twitter account and create engaging content to share with your fans. You'll also learn how to do some automation so you can save time when putting your content out there.
Standing out online is more important today than ever before. The days of direct ads are now firmly behind us, and studies show that a tweet or social media post from the right person is now much more valuable than even a prime time advert on television. But people are getting savvy and if you're going to get noticed you need to start seeing differently.
It is a fact that Internet marketers use "dirty tricks" to sell their products and services - although many of them won't admit to the fact. Still, it's the truth! Some of them may not even realize they're using them. And some of them do know. The latter half are the folks who are raking in the cash daily. What is a "dirty trick"? Well, that's easy. It is a sly method used by people every day to get a desired reaction out of another person. When you think of these words, you may think rip-off, unethical, or illegal.
As CEO and founder of the Location Group in Zürich, Marc-Christian Riebe has been making the news for quite some time. His hard-hitting research publications, provocative way with words, and easy-going style have all thrust him into the limelight. But this prominent real estate expert also has a storied past full of ups and downs. He knows how the worldwide market for luxury brands works.
Posts, pokes, pins, pluses, and tweets. Oh my! If you are like most businesspeople, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the technology, language, and culture of social media. What should you be saying on these platforms? How often should you be interacting? And do you really need to be on every social media platform out there?
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.
"Clear, structured presentation. Well narrated. Worth a listen!"
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."
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.
"good book but not groundbreaking"
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.
"Pulled the rug from under my feet"
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.
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"
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"
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!"
The second edition contains over 25 new interviews and case histories, two completely new chapters, introduces a new typology of 12 different kinds of Challengers, has extensive updates of the main chapters, a range of new exercises, supplies web links to view interviews online, and offers supplementary downloadable information.
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.
"Truly the master of marketing and business. "
Data Driven is a uniquely practical guide to increasing sales success using the power of data analytics. Written by one of the world's leading authorities on the topic, this book shows you how to transform the corporate sales function by leveraging big data into better decision making, more informed strategy, and increased effectiveness throughout the organization.
"Right place to start your Data Analytic journey"
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"
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"
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"
In recent years, professional services providers have had to rethink their sales methods and adapt to profound changes in the way clients buy services. In response, Winning the Professional Services Sale argues for fundamental changes in the seller's mindset and sales strategies.
Emotional Branding is the best-selling revolutionary business book that has created a movement in branding circles by shifting the focus from products to people. The “10 Commandments of Emotional Branding” have become a new benchmark for marketing and creative professionals, and emotional branding has become a coined term by many top industry experts to express the new dynamic that exists now between brands and people.
"I want to read this book. But the narrator is poor"
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"
Marketing for Growth is a guide to how the marketing function within a business can and should become its most important driver of growth. Marketers play a crucial role in generating revenue and they can play an equally important role in how revenues translate into profit. Growth is also about becoming a better business by being smarter or more efficient, and growing in a sustainable way. This involves developing and improving products, processes and standard of service.