Business Books: Read more and earn more

books-150x150Anytime is a good time to put your nose in a good book. And as a small business owner, you should be reading loads!

According to the US Department of Labor,
‘People who read at least seven business books a year earn a reported 2.3 times more than people who read only one.’

Executives and great readers everywhere will happily share the value of reading for personal development, business training, valuable continuous learning and creative innovation.

Here are some books we love and recommend you check out:

Attracting Perfect Customers
By Stacey Hall & Jan Brogniez
Ever worked with the ‘perfect’ customer? You know, the one you would love to duplicate over and over which would make your job so much easier and your work life more enjoyable?

In Attracting Perfect Customers, Hall & Brogniez introduce you to their ‘Strategic Attraction Planning Process’ which is meant to attract only those customers who are truly a perfect fit for your company – and people you will love to work with.

What is your vision for your perfect customer? What makes your perfect customer tick? You’ll find all that and more here. Definitely well worth your time to check it out.

InBound Marketing
By Brian Halligan & Dharmesh Shah
Talk about a must-read for all businesses – this book goes through all the ways to get your website found using Google, Social Media and Blogs. If you need a good overview on how your website should be setup and why, how to track your progress and get found by prospects, Halligan and Shah can get you there.

It puts a new spin on how people are finding you on the internet and how to make your online business more attractive. Some are really simple steps and others are just a little techy.

Topics like ‘Help Google Help You,’ ‘Creating an Effective Online Profile,’ ‘Compelling Calls to Action’ and even ‘How to Get Your Site Banned by Google,’ will get you on your way to understanding how to get your website found.

Other great business reads
Facebook Marketing: An Hour a Day, by Mari Smith & Chris Treadaway
The No BS Wealth Attraction for Entrepreneurs
by Dan Kennedy
The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari by Robin Sharma
Time Management from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern
For the teens in your life: Rich Dad, Poor Dad for Teens by Robert Kiyosaki

Why not set a goal to read one book a month? Maybe even treat yourself to a new ebook reader – they are so affordable now – to make it more fun.

Just by taking some time to read statistics say you could find yourself on your way to earning 2.3 times more than you are now! Which is nice.

NOTE: We do not earn a commission on any of the links provided here. Just wanted you to have a quick way to find out more and purchase them!

Markbeech Marketing

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