Jonah Berger's bookis a must-read for marketers in which he gives a framework to understand - What makes things popular? 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? Contagious combines groundbreaking research with powerful stories to explain this phenomena and apply it to your own work.
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.
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.
Joey Coleman's book isn't about focusing on marketing, or closing the sale. Rather it is to undergo the customer journey in their first 100 days and manage all the interactions and experiences of the customer that can turn them into a lifelong customer. Coleman's system is presented through research and case studies showing how best-in-class companies create remarkable customer experiences at each step in the customer lifecycle.
A series of letters written Gary C. Halbert where he explains the in a blunt and pragmatic tone what advertising and copywriting is all about. This book extends beyond marketing and also talks about life and work ethic.
Joe Pulizzi explains the science behind how to attract prospects and customers, by creating content and sharing information that they care about. The book highlights the process of developing stories that can be used to inform, entertain and your compel customers to take action, without you actually telling them to.