Top Marketing books recommended by experts

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Fundamentals of Marketing

Understanding the concepts of Marketing starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Made to Stick distills years of research and communication science into an easy-to-remember mnemonic and blueprint for creating 'sticky ideas'; ideas that get understood, remembered and that change something – minds or behaviours

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Marketing: a Love Story: How to Matter to Your Customers

Marketing: a Love Story: How to Matter to Your Customers

In Marketing: A Love Story: How to Matter to Your Customers, Bernadette Jiwa provides a comprehensive description of how to be successful as a business. The primary audience is smaller businesses and entrepreneurs, however the book has truth for every company no matter how large or how small.

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The 1-Page Marketing Plan: Get New Customers, Make More Money and Stand Out from the Crowd

The 1-Page Marketing Plan: Get New Customers, Make More Money and Stand Out from the Crowd

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. In The 1-Page Marketing Plan, serial entrepreneur and rebellious marketer Allan Dib reveals a marketing implementation breakthrough that makes creating a marketing plan simple and fast. It's literally a single page, divided up into nine squares. With it you'll be able to map out your own sophisticated marketing plan and go from zero to marketing hero. Whether you're just starting out or are an experienced entrepreneur, The 1-Page Marketing Plan is the easiest and fastest way to create a marketing plan that will propel your business growth.

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Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers

Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers

Whether it is the TV commercial that breaks into our favorite program, or the telemarketing phone call that disrupts a family dinner, traditional advertising is based on the hope of snatching our attention away from whatever we are doing. Seth Godin calls this Interruption Marketing, and, as companies are discovering, it no longer works. Instead of annoying potential customers by interrupting their most coveted commodity—time—Permission Marketing offers consumers incentives to accept advertising voluntarily. Now this Internet pioneer introduces a fundamentally different way of thinking about advertising products and services. By reaching out only to those individuals who have signaled an interest in learning more about a product, Permission Marketing enables companies to develop long-term relationships with customers, create trust, build brand awareness -- and greatly improve the chances of making a sale.

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Digital Marketing For Dummies

Digital Marketing For Dummies

Digital Marketing for Dummies has the tools you need to step into the digital world and bring your marketing process up to date. In this book, you'll discover how digital tools can expand your brand's reach and help you acquire new customers.

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Breakthrough Advertising: How to Write Ads that Shatter Traditions and Sales Records

Breakthrough Advertising: How to Write Ads that Shatter Traditions and Sales Records

This is not a book just for copywriters and other advertising experts but a book for every business owner, marketing expert or anyone who needs to increase sales. The reason why is because it deals with how to channel the forces in the marketplace which control sales.

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