In MOVE, B2B go-to-market experts Sangram Vajre and Bryan Brown provide you with a four-question framework that will reveal your next steps and propel you forward, no matter the size of your company or the stage you’re in. You’ll learn how to take your business from ideation to execution and predict your next MOVE more confidently.
“What Great Brands Do” shows how companies as diverse as IBM, REI, Starbucks, Lululemon, and more have all used their exceptional brand platforms as management tools to fuel, align, and guide every task they undertake–and have achieved higher-than-average profit margins as a result. “What Great Brands Do” shows how these firms rely on a brand-as-business management approach to grow and succeed in tough economic climates, regardless of the size of their marketing budgets
Over the past quarter century, Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. This book teaches you how to identify your smallest viable audience; draw on the right signals and signs to position your offering; build trust and permission with your target market; speak to the narratives your audience tells themselves about status, affiliation, and dominance; spot opportunities to create and release tension; and give people the tools to achieve their goals.
A revolutionary marketing strategy proven to drive sales and growth They Ask You Answer is a straightforward guide to fixing your current marketing strategy. Regardless of your budget, you are almost certainly overspending on television, radio, and print ads, yet neglecting the number-one resource you have at your disposal: the Internet. Content marketing is no longer about keyword-stuffing and link-building; in fact, using those tactics today gets your page shuffled to the bottom of the heap. Quality content is the key to success, and you already have the ingredients in-house. This book shows you how to structure an effective content strategy using the same proven principles that have revolutionized marketing for all types of businesses, across industries.
More than 5 million businesses have profited from this unique step-by-step marketing system. The Ultimate Marketing Plan, 3rd Edition shows you how to put together the most promotable message possible for any product or service. Filled with practical, no-nonsense ideas that help you position your product, build buzz and make money, this updated edition includes expanded coverage on Internet marketing.
Our always-on, Web-driven world has new rules for competing and growing business. Advance planning is out – agile is IN! Those who embrace new ways will be far more successful than those who stay who stay stuck and afraid to change. No one knows more about using the new Real-Time tools and strategies to spread ideas, influence minds and build business than David Meerman Scott
WARNING: Do Not Read This Book If You Hate Money – To build a successful business, you need to stop doing random acts of marketing and start following a reliable plan for rapid business growth. Traditionally, creating a marketing plan has been a difficult and time-consuming process, which is why it often doesn’t get done.
A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home. Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues to succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counter-intuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life.
The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn’t lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.
Are you overwhelmed by the breathtaking rate of change in the world? Are confusing consumer trends, the unrelenting pace of technology, and the breakneck speed of business making you feel irrelevant and lost? Pathfinding author Mark Schaefer provides an achievable and realistic framework to help you stay ahead of the curve by reimagining marketing in a world where hyper-empowered consumers drive business results.
Based on Building a StoryBrand by New York Times bestselling author Donald Miller, this checklist is a strategic and actionable guide to applying the StoryBrand framework to any brand and an essential part of any marketing professional’s tool kit.
Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say “yes”—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book.
Haters are not your problem. . . . Ignoring them is. Eighty percent of companies say they deliver outstanding customer service, but only 8 percent of their customers agree. This book will help you close that gap by reconfiguring your customer service to deliver knockout experiences.
Rory Sutherland is the Ogilvy advertising legend whose TED Talks have been viewed nearly 7 million times. In his first book he blends cutting-edge behavioural science, jaw-dropping stories and a touch of branding magic, on his mission to turn us all into idea alchemists. The big problems we face every day, whether as an individual or in society, could very well be solved by letting go of logic and embracing the irrational.
New York Times bestseller and named Best Marketing Book of 2014 by the American Marketing Association. f you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious? And what makes online content go viral?
Written by an internationally recognised and award winning senior marketing strategist, B2B Marketing Strategy provides a new and game-changing model to help marketers hone their focus and employ effective strategies to win lasting customer engagement. Filled with real-world case studies and practical insights, B2B Marketing Strategy takes the unique approach of confronting and refuting several fallacies that are dominating the current state of B2B marketing, including the belief that the digital revolution has fundamentally changed the very core of marketing. By fostering an understanding of what truly drives and grows a business, B2B Marketing Strategy will help companies become memorable in the hearts and minds of their customers.
All marketers tell stories. And if they do it right, we believe them. A good story is where genuine customer satisfaction comes from. It’s the source of profit and it’s the future of your organisation. This book shows how to discover and tell authentic stories that set you and your products or service apart from the competition.