Great marketers don't use consumers to solve their company's problem; they use marketing to solve other people's problems. Seth Godin's book is a culmination of decades of experience to help people understand marketing and apply its core ideas to their own businesses. A must read book on marketing.
Ann Hadley has written a go-to guide for understanding how you should approach writing great content that inspires and compels readers to take your desired action. The book provides a mental framework for coming up with the right content to create given your audience and business.
Learn the path Tony Hsieh took at Zappos, which he joined and became CEO after selling LinkExchange to Microsoft, to grow the company to over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales in less than ten years. A great book on creating the a strong and customer-oriented company culture.
This book is a marketer's take on how influential blogs are in our lives become, and why that's something to worry about. Ryan Holiday outlines the parts of the internet that is broken, and includes detailed stories and confessions of his own on how he gamed the very same system to generate press for his clients.
Seth Goden's book talks about how all marketers tell stories, and good stories are what people believe in. Learn authentic storytelling that helps you form a strong bond with your customers and set your product and company apart from the competition.
An autobiographical account of the rise of Sam Walton, founder of Walmart and Sam's Club, to the pinnacle of the American retail business by building the Walmart, which went on to be #1 in Fortune 500 and brought more than $100 billion in wealth for his wife and family.