Denise Lee Yohn shares her exercises, tools and action steps applied with dozens of Fortune 1000 brands that helped transform and create great brands. The book draws on inspiration from greats like Starbucks, Lululemon, what's common about these great brands and how you can apply those principles to your business too
You can have the greatest product or service, but if nobody knows about it, you will fail. That was where Allan Dib, who started as an IT geek, came from where he earlier thought that honing his tech skills is a sure way to success. Except, it's not. The book provides a simple framework for small businesses to get started with marketing their product and reaching their audience.
Rob Fitzpatrick has written the most essential book on validating your business ideas correctly and in a way that is practical and will save you time, money, and heartbreak. It's a short book that basically says that you shouldn't ask anyone if your business is a good idea, because it's a bad question and everyone is bound to lie in varying degrees. It's not their responsibility to tell you the truth, but yours to extract it correctly. And this book can teach you how.
Ryan Holiday's book explains the concept of growth hacking and the mindset one needs to think of marketing in the modern world. His advice is applicable to businesses of all kinds, but especially if you're trying to reach a consumer base with your ecommerce store.
Perhaps the best book on positioning to come out in recent times, learn from April Dunford on how you can understand your customers and use it to position your product to success. Learn her five components of positioning, how to instantly connect your offering's value proposition to an audience, choosing the best markets for your product, and more.
Understanding and setting up analytics is key to building your business. This book can teach you how to solve crucial challenges such as measuring social media and multichannel campaigns, applying the right analytics techniques and correctly, and becoming more data-driven in growing your business.