THE SINGLE BEST TOOL EVERY ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS TO BUILD, BOOST, AND GROW THEIR BUSINESS. Beyond technology, software, social media networks, even advertising and marketing campaigns, the biggest and best tool you'll ever have in your belt is a book with your name on the cover. Authority and Credibility-Nothing establishes your authority faster or better, making it easier to attract investors, clients, and customers. Brand recognition-Nothing makes your name and your brand easier to recognize, giving you greater reach with no additional overhead. The ultimate business card-We're hard-wired to hold on to books, to keep and care for them, and to share them with others. When's the last time someone did that with your business card? You Must Write a Book introduces you to these concepts, and digs further-revealing not only the benefits of how a book can help you to build and grow your business and your brand, but how you can put your ideas on the page. You'll learn: Why a book matters to your business Pre-planning and strategic thinking, before putting even the first word on the page How to write your book by committing to only a few words per day How to hire ghostwriters or other professionals to get your ideas on the page, without writing a word The steps for launching your book like a champ Marketing plans-both for your book, and using your book to market yourself and your business You'll also learn from the masters-gain insight from some of the most advanced thinkers in publishing, so that you can skip level one and build from their success. Get in on the wisdom from thought leaders such as Hal Elrod, Bryan Cohen, Pat Petrini, J.A. Huss, Steve Scott, James Altucher, Kevin Tumlinson, and many more. Honoree Corder is the author of Tall Order!, Prosperity for Writers, and many more volumes, and Hal Elrod's business partner in The Miracle Morning series. She is a coach and consultant working with high profile entrepreneurs and businesses, guiding them into some of the best decisions they've ever made. In You Must Write a Book, she has culled together some of the finest examples of publishing and marketing wisdom available, from some of today's most successful and influential masters. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A SINGLE TOOL TO ACHIEVE NEXT-LEVEL SUCCESS, PICK UP YOUR COPY OF 'YOU MUST WRITE A BOOK' RIGHT NOW!"
The single best tool every entrepreneur needs to build, boost, and grow their business.You Must Write a Book introduced you to these concepts and got you excited to write your own book. I Must Write My Book is the companion workbook you need to get your book written ? in record time!
Author: Jeremy Goldman
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Release Date: 2016-05-23
Genre: Business & Economics
In the last decade alone, the face and nature of the job market has evolved dramatically. It’s now a given that personal branding will have a significant impact on your professional opportunities. It’s not an exaggeration that your brand and reputation could make—or break—your career. In order to connect with new employers and clients and transform your potential into success, you need to establish your unique digital identity, build strong relationships with your audience(s), and gain visibility for all the right reasons. Getting to Like is a practical, actionable guide to anticipating and staying one step ahead of the curve—and your competition. Each chapter provides specific examples for effective communication and engagement, including: • Strategies for both in-person and digital channels. • Interviews, case studies, and advice from branding and marketing experts. • Specific guidelines for successfully navigating the most essential platforms. It’s a crowded, competitive marketplace out there. Getting to Like will help you stand out, make your voice heard, and take those crucial steps toward future-proofing your career.
Author: Deb Gabor
Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing
Release Date: 2016-05-29
Genre: Business & Economics
If you hate making money and the feeling of a mind-blowing, toe curling orgasm-stay far away from this book. In "Branding is Sex," brand dominatrix Deb Gabor explains how proper brand positioning gets your customers in the mood. In just seven short and sweet chapters, Deb covers these juicy topics and more: How the most successful brands in the world get their customers laid How to never fail The Bullshit Test Who your brand should hop in the sack with (and it's not who you think) Don't rot in the brand graveyard like Blackberry, Oldsmobile, Circuit City, Compaq, Blockbuster Video, and Pets.com. Get your sexy back and move from being "just friends" with your customers to being long-term "friends with benefits." "Branding is Sex" provides you with a concrete foundation and a basic how-to plan for building or re-igniting your brand without needing a PhD.
Author: Russell Brunson
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Release Date: 2017-06-02
Genre: Business & Economics
Your message has the ability to change someone’s life. The impact that the right message can have on someone at the right time in their life is immeasurable. It could help to save marriages, repair families, change someone’s health, grow a company or more... But only if you know how to get it into the hands of the people whose lives you have been called to change. Expert Secrets will put your message into the hands of people who need it.
Author: Tiziana M.
Publisher: Tiziana M.
Release Date: 2017-05-18
Writing articles and submitting them to free article submission sites is one of the most effective options for promoting a business. By writing and submitting articles, you can brand yourself as a specialist,advertise at no cost during your resource boxes, raise your sales, enhance your profits, promote affiliate marketing programs, increase your page ranking and acquire more visitors to your internet website. Read these pointers if you need to turn your words into traffic.
Why should you, a competent software developer or programmer, care about your own brand? After all, it’s not like you're an actor or musician. In fact, as Success in Programming: How to Gain Recognition, Power, and Influence Through Personal Branding demonstrates in many ways, it’s never been more important for you to think about yourself as a brand. Doing so will provide rocket fuel for your career. You’ll find better jobs and become the "go-to" person in various situations. You’ll become known for your expertise and leadership, and you'll find it easier to strike out on your own. People will seek out your advice and point of view. You’ll get paid to speak, write, and consult. What’s not to like about becoming a rock star developer? The good news—as Mozilla’s senior technology evangelist, Frédéric Harper, writes—is that it’s never been easier to improve your skills, stand out, share more quickly, and grow your network. This book provides the tools you need to build your reputation and enhance your career, starting right now. You'll learn what personal branding is and why you should care about it. You’ll also learn what the key themes of a good brand are and where to find the ingredients to build your own, unique brand. Most importantly, you'll understand how to work your magic to achieve your goals and dreams. You’ll also learn: How to use sites like StackOverflow and Github to build both your expertise and your reputation How to promote your brand in a way that attracts better-paying jobs, consulting gigs, industry invitations, and contract work How to become visible to the movers and shakers in your specific category of development How to exert power and influence to help yourself and others Success in Programming: How to Gain Recognition, Power, and Influence Through Personal Branding shows you how to scale your skills, gain visibility, make a real impact on people and within organizations, and achieve your goals. There’s no need to become a marketing expert or hire a personal branding guru; this book and a desire to grow personally and professionally are all you need to leap to the next level of your career.
Author: Heather Townsend
Publisher: Pearson UK
Release Date: 2014-07-31
Genre: Business & Economics
‘A great, practical guide to all aspects of networking – stuffed with lots of quick and easy tips to help you leverage the power of your network.’ Ivan Misner, NY Times bestselling author and founder of BNI and Referral Institute 'This practical and easy-to-read book will quickly get you the results you need from your network.' Charlie Lawson, BNI UK and Ireland national director ‘A “must read” for anyone wanting to use the power of face-to-face AND online networking to generate career and business success.’ Andy Lopata, author of Recommended and And Death Came Third Up to 80 per cent of opportunities come from people who already know you, so the more people you know, the more chance you have of winning the new business or career you want. The Financial Times Guide to Business Networking is your definitive introduction to a joined-up networking strategy that really works. This award-winning book has now been fully updated to include new chapters on generating referrals and boosting your confidence when networking, as well as the latest advice on social networking sites. Successfully combine online and offline networking techniques Develop the best networking approaches and behaviours Make a great first impression, build rapport and generate strong business relationships Talk to the right people, have productive conversations and effectively work a room
Author: Micah Solomon
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
Release Date: 2012-05-16
Genre: Business & Economics
Today's customers are a hard bunch to crack. Time-strapped, screen-addicted, value-savvy, and socially engaged, their expectations are tougher than ever for a business to keep up with. They are empowered like never before and expect businesses to respect that sense of empowerment -- lashing out at those that don't. Take heart: Old-fashioned customer service, fully retooled for today's blistering pace and digitally connected reality, is what you need to build the kind loyal customer base that allows you to survive and thrive. And High-Tech, High-Touch Customer Service spells out surefire strategies for success in a clear, entertaining, and practical way. Discover: Six major customer trends and what they mean for your business, Eight unbreakable rules for social media customer service, How to effectively address online complainers and saboteurs on Yelp, Twitter, TripAdvisor, and other forums for user generated content, The rising power of self-service and how to design it properly, How to build a company culture that breeds stellar customer service. High-Tech, High-Touch Customer Service reveals inside secrets of wildly successful customer service initiatives, from Internet start-ups to venerable brands, and shows how companies of every stripe can turn casual customers into fervent supporters who will spread the word far and wide -- online and off.
Author: Dalya F. Massachi
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Engage your readers and boost your impact! Do you write--a little or a lot--for a socially responsible organization, business, or program? Wish you had an accessible writing coach to help you quickly craft potent pieces that move your readers to act? This feisty one-stop-shop of distilled wisdom will show you-step by step-how to turbocharge your marketing and fundraising documents. Start getting the results you want, right now! Whether you're an accidental or emerging writer or a seasoned wordsmith, this comprehensive resource will help you build and manage the invaluable skills behind writing values-driven copy. You will find advice on everything from advancing your brand to storytelling to minding the devilish details. Discover how to painlessly: - Write and edit a full spectrum of clear, concise, creative pieces that will reach and influence your diverse intended audiences - Streamline and strengthen your writing process-from planning to proofreading - Develop your own confident, expert writing voice Included in these pages you will find: - More than 500 real-life examples from nonprofits, green businesses, government agencies, and others - Hundreds of stimulating questions and exercises that help you apply the lessons to your own work - Numerous guide sheets, checklists, and handy appendices - Dozens of warnings about potential pitfalls ... all this delivered with a generous helping of fun illustrations, cultural references, and humor. If you've ever had trouble expressing your passion in writing, or telling your story in a fresh and compelling way, this powerhouse of a book is for you! ADVANCE PRAISE: "This book should be on the shelf of every nonprofit administrator, community organizer, and advocate. There is literally nothing else of its kind on the market; it is 'The Elements of Style' for the grassroots fundraising and marketing world." -- Leif Wellington Haase, Director, California Program, New America Foundation "'Writing to Make a Difference' is a great balance of both instructional and interactive tips, tools, and exercises...and helps to lower the barrier for organizations that desire to tell their story in a way that captures both head and heart." -- Alandra L. Washington, Deputy Director, W.K. Kellogg Foundation "If you think your work is important, if you feel you have a message to deliver, if you have people who need to understand how this is done - this is the book. Massachi is the perfect guide and a tremendous coach." -- Jeff Hamaoui, CEO, Origo Inc. and social investment and enterprise specialist "Massachi has drilled down to all that is important about good writing. I recommend this book for those of us who write regularly, and for those of us who don't write because we don't think we can. "-- Kim Klein, author, 'Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times' "This is an outstanding work, one of the best I have read in the genre, and of possible use in the university, for public relations and organizational communication courses. The writing lessons are succinct, the methods to convey them effective, and the style itself an example of professional brilliance. I recommend 'Writing to Make a Difference' because I know that it will."-- Michael Bugeja, author, 'Interpersonal Divide: The Search for Community in a Technological Age' and Director, School of Journalism & Communication, Iowa State University AUTHOR BIO: Dalya F. Massachi, M.A. began writing for publication as an adolescent interested in social justice. Now, Dalya draws on her nearly 20 years of professional experience writing and editing for hundreds of socially responsible organizations. With passion and fresh insight, she reveals the top strategic insider techniques she has honed through her work as a successful grantwriter, editor, journalist, workshop instructor, and writing coach.
Author: Alex Harris
Publisher: Alex Designs LLC
Release Date: 2014-10-14
Genre: Business & Economics
In this book, I'll be sharing with you some of the most effective e-commerce tips I've learned over the years. These tips will teach you how you can improve your web store to make more money over the next holiday season, drive more traffic, and strengthen sales and leads to maximize your return on investment (ROI). I've done my best to cover everything you need, to help you get more revenue, opt-ins and profit from your e-commerce website. Get actionable advice for your ecommerce store, for example: Making More Money this Holiday Season Getting More Website Traffic SEO Tips Promotional Email Campaigns Analytics Setup and Review Creating Landing Pages Improving Conversion Rates Generating More Opt-In Leads Increasing Retention Anyone selling products or services online can benefit from this book. You will learn exactly how to make your website more successful and increase the amount of money you make from your website or e-commerce store. This also includes clear, actionable steps for you to increase retention and create loyal customers that will come back to spend more money. Plus, you can get examples of each case study listed in the book. The book starts off with general advice about driving traffic to your website. Then, it details how to better understand your target customer. This is where we start to understand exactly to whom you should be marketing and why. Creating personas and your customer avatar will help you determine how and where you should be marketing your products. Next, I dive into specific areas of an e-commerce website. Each section has specific tips to maximize the effectiveness. I recommend trying as many of the tips as possible. Not all the advice will work exactly as I have outlined it. You need to test and experiment to determine the right approach for you. Finally, you will read specific suggestions on how to make more money from your e-commerce website. This money will come not only from new customers but also from repeat customers. This strategy is to help improve retention, resulting in a larger lifetime value. That includes suggestions for when your customers receive their products at their home or office. Apply the tactics listed in this book to any self-hosted shopping carts or hosted ecommerce solution. The most popular hosted ecommerce software includes Shopify, BigCommerce, Volusion, NetSuite, Magento and Wordpress.
In Digital Leadership Sofie Sandells details how social media, leadership and creativity work together and how can make a bigger impact in your field by mastering these subjects. It's about being one step ahead of tthe current generation, as well as tuning into your customers' needs. People who master these skills are changing the way their businesses work. They are seen as leaders that others want to follow and they are attracting more clients. Digital leadership is contingent upon being aware and up-to-date with how creativity works and how you can improvise with the resources that are available. To learn the secrets to becoming the 'honey pot' leader the 'bees' are drawn to when you and your team are buzzing with new ideas, you need to read this book! This business-friendly marketing and leadership book reveals: 1. Why social media matters 2. The Digital Leadership Principles 3. The language of creativity 4. How creativity in business works 5. How to manage new ideas
Author: John Michael Morgan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-10-24
Genre: Business & Economics
Ditch traditional corporate branding to create a powerful, recognizable brand 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. Brand Against the Machine will help you stand out, get noticed, and be remembered. Brand Against the Machine is the blueprint for how to market your brand to attract better clients and stand out from the clutter that is traditional corporate branding and marketing. Instant Positioning Method: How to instantly stand out from the crowd and position yourself as a resource, not just another service provider The 20/60/20 Rule: Why it's important to take a stand and why it's okay to have haters—because it creates a stronger bond with those who love you Ditch your traditional corporate branding and marketing, and exchange it for something memorable. Your customers will thank you for it.