Best Business and Marketing Books

A Listmania! list by JR Griggs
The list author says: "These are the best business and marketing books that I have read and some I read yearly."
10 Ways to Put Yourself Out of Business: An In-Depth Look at the 10 Biggest Mistakes a Business Owner Will Make and How to Avoid Them
1.  10 Ways to Put Yourself Out of Business: An In-Depth Look at the 10 Biggest Mistakes a Business Owner Will Make and How to Avoid Them by JR Griggs
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  "Any business owner who gets this book will easily be able to cut the fat and waste from their marketing budget and increase profits. It will literally save you from going out of business."
$17.96   Used & New from: $17.28
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

No B.S. Direct Marketing: The Ultimate, No Holds Barred, Kick Butt, Take No Prisoners Direct Marketing for Non-direct Marketing Businesses
2.  No B.S. Direct Marketing: The Ultimate, No Holds Barred, Kick Butt, Take No Prisoners Direct Marketing for Non-direct Marketing Businesses by Dan S. Kennedy
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  "If this book does not give you amazing ideas on how to advertise and use direct mail you need to close up shop!"
$11.02   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.  The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
$15.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,755 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Tested Advertising Methods (Prentice Hall Business Classics)
4.  Tested Advertising Methods (Prentice Hall Business Classics) by John Caples
$11.51   Used & New from: $0.25
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Rework
5.  Rework by David Heinemeier Hansson
$12.97   Used & New from: $5.10
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (739 customer reviews)

You, Inc.: The Art of Selling Yourself
6.  You, Inc.: The Art of Selling Yourself by Harry Beckwith
Used & New from: $0.93
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
7.  Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (279 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies
8.  The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies by Chet Holmes
$10.08   Used & New from: $3.73
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
9.  The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber
$11.30   Used & New from: $2.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (944 customer reviews)

Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing
10.  Selling the Invisible: A Field Guide to Modern Marketing by Harry Beckwith
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (193 customer reviews)

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No B.S. Marketing To the Affluent: No Holds Barred Kick Butt Take No Prisoners Guide to Getting Really Rich
11.  No B.S. Marketing To the Affluent: No Holds Barred Kick Butt Take No Prisoners Guide to Getting Really Rich by Dan S. Kennedy
$12.75   Used & New from: $5.51
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

No B.S. Business Success in The New Economy
12.  No B.S. Business Success in The New Economy by Dan S. Kennedy
$13.02   Used & New from: $0.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Ultimate Sales Letter: Attract New Customers. Boost Your Sales
13.  The Ultimate Sales Letter: Attract New Customers. Boost Your Sales by Dan S. Kennedy
$12.53   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

No B.S. Ruthless Management of People and Profits: No Holds Barred, Kick Butt, Take-No-Prisoners Guide to Really Getting Rich
14.  No B.S. Ruthless Management of People and Profits: No Holds Barred, Kick Butt, Take-No-Prisoners Guide to Really Getting Rich by Dan S. Kennedy
$10.93   Used & New from: $6.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

No B.S. Wealth Attraction In The New Economy
15.  No B.S. Wealth Attraction In The New Economy by Dan S. Kennedy
$11.89   Used & New from: $0.89
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Ultimate Marketing Plan: Find Your Hook. Communicate Your Message. Make Your Mark.
16.  The Ultimate Marketing Plan: Find Your Hook. Communicate Your Message. Make Your Mark. by Dan S. Kennedy
$14.20   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Official Get Rich Guide to Information Marketing: Build a Million-Dollar Business in 12 Months: Build a Million Dollar Business in Just 12 Months
17.  The Official Get Rich Guide to Information Marketing: Build a Million-Dollar Business in 12 Months: Build a Million Dollar Business in Just 12 Months by Dan S. Kennedy
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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My Unfinished Business
18.  My Unfinished Business by Dan S. Kennedy
$17.09   Used & New from: $13.02
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition
19.  Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition by Jay Abraham
$11.27   Used & New from: $3.83
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews)

The Sticking Point Solution: 9 Ways to Move Your Business from Stagnation to Stunning Growth In Tough Economic Times
20.  The Sticking Point Solution: 9 Ways to Move Your Business from Stagnation to Stunning Growth In Tough Economic Times by Jay Abraham
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Maximum Achievement: Strategies and Skills That Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed
21.  Maximum Achievement: Strategies and Skills That Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed by Brian Tracy
$12.92   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible
22.  Goals!: How to Get Everything You Want -- Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
$14.28   Used & New from: $6.36
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

Speak to Win: How to Present with Power in Any Situation
23.  Speak to Win: How to Present with Power in Any Situation by Brian Tracy
$14.14   Used & New from: $2.62
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Psychology of Selling: Increase Your Sales Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible
24.  The Psychology of Selling: Increase Your Sales Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy
$12.12   Used & New from: $5.46
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline
25.  No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline by Brian Tracy
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (141 customer reviews)

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Outrageous Advertising That's Outrageously Successful: Created for the 99% of Small Business Owners Who are Dissatisfied with the Results They Get From Their Current Advertising
26.  Outrageous Advertising That's Outrageously Successful: Created for the 99% of Small Business Owners Who are Dissatisfied with the Results They Get From Their Current Advertising by Bill Glazer
$15.80   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion
27.  Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk
$14.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (679 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
28.  Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
$23.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (550 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
29.  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
$20.46   Used & New from: $1.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (491 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
30.  Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin
$12.04   Used & New from: $2.16
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (390 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable--Includes new bonus chapter
31.  Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable--Includes new bonus chapter by Seth Godin
$13.31   Used & New from: $6.13
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
32.  The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin
$9.85   Used & New from: $0.71
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (327 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers
33.  Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers into Friends and Friends into Customers by Seth Godin
$15.08   Used & New from: $0.25
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews)

All Marketers are Liars (with a New Preface): The Underground Classic That Explains How Marketing Really Works--and Why Authenticity Is the Best Marketing of All
34.  All Marketers are Liars (with a New Preface): The Underground Classic That Explains How Marketing Really Works--and Why Authenticity Is the Best Marketing of All by Seth Godin
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews)

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Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust
35.  Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust by Chris Brogan
$11.28   Used & New from: $0.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Outliers: The Story of Success
36.  Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
$27.99   Used & New from: $1.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,872 customer reviews)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
37.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
Used & New from: $0.33
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,256 customer reviews)

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Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
38.  Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath
$15.37   Used & New from: $6.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (556 customer reviews)

Influence: Science and Practice (5th Edition)
39.  Influence: Science and Practice (5th Edition) by Robert B. Cialdini
$18.08   Used & New from: $11.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

How To Win Friends and Influence People
40.  How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
$14.96   Used & New from: $6.35
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,289 customer reviews)

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Where is the Kindle edition for The Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell? 1 Aug 13, 2013
LOVE UNREHEARSED. wheeeen will this book come out ? i want it noww :( 0 Aug 2, 2012
If you like this Dan Kennedy book, you're going to LOVE this... 1 May 27, 2011
Has this book really helped you? 0 May 24, 2011
Entrepreneurship Graphic Novel 0 Nov 20, 2009
New York article on Kindle (4/26/09) 0 Apr 26, 2009
Other books on the subject? 9 Apr 4, 2009
Different editions? 0 Nov 27, 2007
IMA Member review 0 Oct 8, 2007
A Must-Read for Anyone Who Has Ever Thought of Getting Rich in the Info-Selling Business! 0 Oct 8, 2007
Excellent Book! Incredible industry 0 Oct 7, 2007
Mistake in p. 159 2 Aug 28, 2007
 
   

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