When Millennials Take Over [Book Review]

Waxing UnLyrical

By all accounts, Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter’s new book, When Millennials Take Over , launched to riotous success at SxSW last week. I’m going to now add my $0.02 (and yes, book reviews are back on WUL!) – it’s awesome. Go get it (disclosure: I received a free review copy but no other incentives, monetary or otherwise). About a month ago, Maddie authored an extremely comprehensive overview of the book on Social Media Today.

Book Review: The Social Media Strategist

Dave Fleet

” Not words you usually expect to associate with a social media book. Suffice to say, he has the chops to write a book about corporate social media. He’s honest and to the point about challenges, and this book is all the better for it. books social media strategy

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Book Review: Optimize

Webbiquity SMM

Divided into three sections— Planning (tactics, audience research, content), Implementation (persona development, keyword research, content optimization, measurement) and Scale —the book provides a comprehensive roadmap for using integrated digital marketing tactics to drive business results.

Poke the Box – Book Review

Justin Levy

Seth Godin recently released his new book, Poke the Box (Amazon affiliate link), as part of the Domino Project. As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. This is never the case with Seth’s books. Book Reviews Reviews

Book Review: Marketing in the Round

Webbiquity SMM

As noted in the introduction, “Every contemporary marketing book is dedicated to the topic of social media, whether it be Facebook, return on investment, content, or customer relations. This reference is almost worth the cost of the book itself.

The New Rules of Lead Generation Book Review

Puzzle Marketer

A new book by David T. In his book, Scott walks through what he’s identified as the 7 most successful lead-generation marketing tactics. For more information on The New Rules of Lead Generation: Like the book on Facebook. Buy the book at Barnes & Noble.

Book Review: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch

Akamai Marketing

Stay Akamai: It’s a natural step for bloggers to consider publishing; self publishing books is easier than ever before. And that is why I jumped at the chance to get my hands on an early review copy of APE-Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch.

Book Review: Social Marketing to the Business Customer

Dave Fleet

Despite all of the books out there about social media, most of them are pretty generic or focus on end-user 101s. The bottom line: I’ve already recommended this book to several colleagues looking to learn more about social media from a B2B perspective. booksTweet.

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The Power of Starting Something Stupid [Book Review]

Stay N' Alive

The book, "The Power of Starting Something Stupid: How to Crush Fear, Make Dreams Happen, and Live Without Regret" attempts to answer that with a pep-talk, showing how "stupid" is the new smart. It is not a howto book per-se. Go pre-order it now , and check out my GoodReads review !

10 Ways Jay Baer’s New Book, Youtility, Will Change Your Life

Waxing UnLyrical

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I rarely do book reviews. This is because there are a lot of books out there, way more than I have the time to read. ” And that’s just in the author’s note at the end of the book!

How to Fight Back Against Negative Customer Ratings and Reviews

Convince & Convert

to 4 stars can lead to a 19 percent increase in peak-hour bookings at a restaurant? That’s the power of ratings and reviews. Bad reviews can be a sinkhole for sales. Your business can be lambasted on online rating-and-review sites. Good review. Great review.

Book Review and Giveaway- The Commitment Engine by John Jantsch

Janet Fouts

More than one of those books that gets you all jacked up and inspired but doesn’t quite give you the tools to move forward, this book delivers real case studies to learn from and a process for planning your own successes. Not only that, I got a copy of the audio book too!

Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

SocialFish

In this series of posts about social media books, I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences. . so I find this book incredibly interesting.

The 15 Best Business Books Of 2016

Twist Image

From my side of the bookmark, 2016 saw a slew of new and interesting business books for us to devour. Here are my personal top fifteen business books of 2016. You can also listen to my conversation with Alex and Done about the book, right here: SPOS #512 - Blockchain Revolution With Alex And Don Tapscott. You can also listen to my conversation with Ryan about the book, right here: SPOS #525 - Ego Is The Enemy With Ryan Holiday. This book is how you close that gap.

Book Review: The Social Customer

Dave Fleet

The Social Customer is one of the best books I’ve read on practical uses and implementations of social media marketing. The author, Adam Metz , takes the reader through a straightforward, easy-to-read summary of the concept and potential for social CRM, but that’s really only part of this book. The book is extremely easy to read. A consistent energy and enthusiasm flow through it, and the personal anecdotes lend a human feel to the book throughout. books

The 4-Step Code of Conduct for Winning at Online Reviews

Convince & Convert

You need the same kind of discipline when managing your online ratings and reviews. While some business owners may think they don’t have to deal with what happens on rating-and-review sites, they’re wrong. This means checking your ratings and reviews sites every single day.

A Customer Experience Book That Is Much More Than a Book

Convince & Convert

There are a LOT of business books out there. But rarely—very rarely—a book emerges that changes the way you think about books. Brian Solis’ new book: X – The Experience When Business Meets Design turns the business book trope on its ear.

Olivier Blanchard owes me a highlighter, Social Media ROI Review

Josh S Peters

This book drains highlighters faster than a semester of advanced college classes. Before his solo debut he wrote a bonus chapter for Jacob Morgan and I in our first book covering this same subject. In fact ROI is only covered in a few pages at the end of the book. WARNING!

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My 2012 Reading Challenge: 36 Books

Dave Fleet

For the last two years I’ve set myself a challenge – one I adopted from Julien Smith - to read at least 26 books per year. In 2010 I managed 26 books; last year I managed 32. Stand-out books for me last year included: Fiction: The Hound of the Baskervilles. books

It’s Not About You Book Review

The Way of the Web

I’ve been lucky enough to be sent a copy of ‘ It’s Not About You – A Little Story About What Matters Most in Business ‘, which is the new book by Bob Burg and John David Mann. Blurry photo of a good book - my copy of It's Not About You.

Amazing Things Will Happen – Video Book Review

Justin Levy

Chapman first shared an unedited chapter of Amazing Things Will Happen many months ago and explained the concept behind the book, I was really excited for him and knew that this would be bigger than just publishing a new book (which is big in its own right!). When C.C.

The Non-Review Review: The Now Revolution

Dave Fleet

A quick confession for you: about six months ago I snagged a pre-release copy of the book “ The Now Revolution ,&# by my friends Amber Naslund and Jay Baer. Then I got busy… really busy… and failed to find time to write a review of the book. books

Book Review: Digital Marketing Analytics [video]

Jeff Esposito

These expectations were more than exceeded when I got into the book that I’d like to call a good textbook for digital marketers. Overall, you should read this book if you: manage a social media program (PR, marketing, support).

“The Best Social Media Book This Year”

SocialFish

And here are some more reviews: Humanize: A must-read book for any business becoming more social – Jigsaw (Sue Spaight). Review: Humanize by Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter - Spin Sucks (Gini Dietrich). …or so Danny Brown says. Whoo hoo!

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Book Review: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Dave Fleet

I read a lot of business books – you know, the kind focused on how to market, or plan, or manage better. The whole book is written as the tale of a successful but burnt-out lawyer who packs it all in and adopts a new lifestyle, resulting in increased health and happiness. books

Book Review: The Social Employee

Webbiquity SMM

Into this milieu have stepped Cheryl and Mark Burgess with their book, The Social Employee: Success Lessons from IBM, AT&T, Dell, and Cisco on Building a Social Culture. One of the most powerful impacts of social media is the way has democratized brands.

Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity SMM

With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. The book has its minor flaws.

Book Review: Stand Out Social Marketing

SocialFish

This is the second in a series of posts about social media books, where I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences. .

Book Preview: The Social Employee

Webbiquity SMM

And the roadmap for this journey is laid out in a new book from #Nifty50 co-creator Cheryl Burgess and her partner Mark Burgess (soon to be released and available for pre-order now on Amazon), The Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work.

Jab Jab Jab Right Hook Book Review

Koka Sexton

I’ve been looking forward to this book ever since I met Gary Vaynerchuk. Late last night my Kindle sent me a message that the book was available and I started reading it. This is the best book from Gary Vaynerchuk yet. I am a huge fan of othe Thank You Economy and thought it would be hard to be any better than the book that helped solidify my mission of using social media for business and light a fire on my goal of bringing social selling to the world.

12 Books to Read

Geoff Livingston

At least they are supposed to… Since spring break is here, and many of us have begun traveling for the annual conference season, here are some books I hope to read. I highly recommend this book if you need a something light. The first book, at least. Writers read , right?

Win a Copy of The Facebook Marketing Book

Ari Herzog

Want to win a free copy of The Facebook Marketing Book , a 262-page softcover guide that provides easy-to-follow advice and illustrations on profiles, groups, pages, applications, advertisements, events, and other Facebook etiquette you need to succeed? How does your book compare?

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read

Twist Image

It''s like the brains of the world converged, had a meeting and decided to overwhelm us with a mass amount of brand new books to get our brains frothing. This is, without question, a tough time to figure out which brand new business book you should start with. My Kindle runneth over with books that must be consumed, contemplated and implemented. All of these books have either just come out (in the past month, or so) or will be coming out at any moment. business book.

Seth's Blog: How to read a business book

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Check out Seths books. Books by Seth Godin. SETHS BOOKS. How to read a business book. I like reading magic books. But reading the books is fun. A lot of people read business books in just the same way. and business books , though. Seths Blog.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Find tools to do all of the above and much more in this collection of helpful business, online and social media tools, apps and reviews. ” Amber Mac reviews five free tools for creating infographics—four of which were covered in Angela’s article above, plus a new tool, Visual.ly.

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Coming soon!!! When Millennials Take Over – Preparing for the Ridiculously Optimistic Future of Business

SocialFish

We’re in the home stretch… the book will be out in early 2015!! Book review Featured Humanize Open Community SocialFish News Find out more here and ask us about bulk pre-orders for your organization’s next conference.

25 Secrets – How I Wrote and Marketed a New York Times Best Selling Business Book

Convince & Convert

One of the key theses of my new book Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help not Hype is “radical transparency.” And remember, if you haven’t bought the book yet, check out the juicy free excerpt at YoutilityBook.com and then decide if it’s worth your money.

Have you written your Humanize review yet?

SocialFish

Jamie Notter and I are amazed – and humbled – what people are saying about our book Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. This isn’t a book that you’ll put on a coffee table for a quick read. This book is for you. Buy the book.

Wondering About Google+? Do Me a Favor and Go Buy My New Book.

Stay N' Alive

Go and buy my latest book, Google+ For Dummies, Portable Edition now. If you've already joined and just can't get any activity on the network, have no fear - the book shows you how to overcome that common problem, and how to gain real value from the service.

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Bad Online Reviews: What They Mean For Your Business

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It just takes one bad review. The source of the review is irrelevant. The bad review could come from a disgruntled ex-employee, or it could even be planted by one of your business rivals. That review may be a positive one — but what if it’s not?