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See below for a selection of the latest books from Sales & marketing category. Presented with a red border are the Sales & marketing books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sales & marketing books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Build Your Sales Tribe

Build Your Sales Tribe

Author: Steve Schrier Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

The world of sales is undergoing a massive change: the world is getting smaller, data is getting bigger, communication is becoming easier, and buyers are empowered like never before. Build Your Sales Tribe is a manual for navigating this change and bringing your business into the future. It is based on a fundamental tenet: if you don't have a solid commercial approach, scaling a business is near impossible. In the Information Age, generalist salespeople for 'simple sales', those by most business-to-consumer (B2C) and some business-to-business (B2B) organisations, are becoming redundant. Businesses need the right approach to more complex sales - one that has value for both the buyer and seller. This book guides the reader through setting up functions and foundations that will allow them to build a successful approach to sales and find the right salespeople for the job. It delivers advice and offers a series of practical projects on a wide range of topics from interview questions to targeting customers, pricing models to measurement, ethical approaches in selling to diversity and inclusion, negotiation techniques to account management and much, much more.

The New Chameleons

The New Chameleons

Author: Michael R. Solomon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2021

Consumers are changing but the marketing categories used to identify them have not. Engage with this new generation of consumers who increasingly take for granted that products and advertising will blend their multiple brand identities rather than market to them as a specific subculture. Male or female, work or play, online or offline, These and other market categories are no longer relevant as modern consumers defy traditional boundaries and identify as members of multiple subcultures. The New Chameleons reveals how to engage with this new generation and how to stand out among the competition. Global consumer behavior expert Michael R. Solomon directs marketers to move beyond their traditional categories and communicate with consumers as individuals rather than as a market segment. He explains how traditional marketing is based on the assumption of boundaries between us and them, the individual and the collective, producer and consumer, work and play, humans vs. computers, and editorial vs. commercial. He then shows how those boundaries are blurring: people identify with members of multiple subcultures; individuals seek collective advice before making a purchase; consumers no longer distinguish between purchases online or in-store; consumer generated content becomes the norm; gender identity is fluid; gamification strategies turn work into play; and identity marketing becomes more popular. Combining history, data, experience and examples, The New Chameleons is written for every marketer (or reader) who wants to offer products and services that resonate with consumers now and in the future.

From Art to Marketing

From Art to Marketing

Author: Marta Massi Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/02/2021

Taking a new approach to a relatively underexplored area, this book examines the concept of authenticity and its relevance to marketing management. The author draws on several disciplines, including arts, philosophy, sociology and psychology, as well as focusing on important sub-fields within the field of marketing such as consumer behaviour and tourism. Presenting data from interviews with managers and consumers, and summarising and critiquing recent developments within the field, From Arts to Marketing is a timely and much-needed addition to literature and will be useful to those researching consumer behaviour, brand management and marketing more generally.

Marketing Strategy

Marketing Strategy

Author: Robert Palmatier, Shrihari Sridhar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2021

Marketing Strategy offers a unique and dynamic approach based on four underlying principles that underpin marketing today: All customers differ; All customers change; All competitors react; and All resources are limited. The structured framework of this acclaimed textbook allows marketers to develop effective and flexible strategies to deal with diverse marketing problems under varying circumstances. Uniquely integrating marketing analytics and data driven techniques with fundamental strategic pillars the book exemplifies a contemporary, evidence-based approach. This base toolkit will support students' decision-making processes and equip them for a world driven by big data. The second edition builds on the first's successful core foundation, with additional pedagogy and key updates. Research-based, action-oriented, and authored by world-leading experts, Marketing Strategy is the ideal resource for advanced undergraduate, MBA, and EMBA students of marketing, and executives looking to bring a more systematic approach to corporate marketing strategies.

No Nonsense: Attract New Customers

No Nonsense: Attract New Customers

Author: Jerry R. (Jerry R. Wilson) Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2021

No Nonsense: Inspire Your Staff

No Nonsense: Inspire Your Staff

Author: Jerry R. (Jerry R. Wilson) Wilson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2021

No Nonsense: Time Management

No Nonsense: Time Management

Author: Karen (Karen Leland) Leland, Keith (Keith Bailey) Bailey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2021

Management Productivity Multipliers

Management Productivity Multipliers

Author: Gerald (Gerald Kraines) Kraines Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2021

Sustainable Marketing

Sustainable Marketing

Author: Michelle Carvill, Gemma Butler, Geraint Evans Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2021

In the modern age of authenticity and transparency, consumers are no longer content with brands that are dismissive of, or even apathetic to, sustainability. Brands are now expected to convey understanding and concern when it comes to matters such as climate change, carbon footprints and employee welfare. Most importantly of all, they must be genuinely committed to these standpoints - remaining consistent and proactive in their principles. With the rise of more conscious consumers and the belief-driven buyer, organizations ignore sustainability and the spirit of 'doing good' at their own peril. From three marketing experts with decades of experience between them, Sustainable Marketing delivers the new benchmark for modern marketing. This book clarifies the importance of the sustainable approach before providing a comprehensive guide to implementing, driving and maintaining these practices in any organization. A must-read for any business leader or marketing executive, this is a unique and fascinating blend of academic research and practical case studies that will kick-start and inspire sustainable initiatives.

Sustainable Branding

Sustainable Branding

Author: Pantea (Middlesex University London, UK) Foroudi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2021

A sustainable brand should integrate environmental, social, economic and issues into its business operations. Sustainable Branding considers how broader perspectives on sustainability and corporate social responsibility can be applied to the practicalities of brand management. By addressing a range of perspectives and their application to branding, the authors go beyond sustainable branding to question the role brands play in a wider sustainable society. Structured around three core parts - People, Planet and Prosperity - contributions from experts in the field consider the human dimensions of environmental change, identity and reputation, technology and innovation, waste management, public and brand engagement, environmental ecosystems and the circular economy. Combining theoretical insight and empirical research with practical application, each chapter includes real-life international cases and reflective questions to allow discussion, best-practice examples and actionable suggestions on how to implement sustainable branding activities. This book is perfect for academics, postgraduate and final year undergraduate students in sustainable branding, sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, brand management and communications. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the nature of relationships between environmental, economic, social, companies, brands, and stakeholders in different areas and regions of the world.

Sustainable Branding

Sustainable Branding

Author: Pantea (Middlesex University London, UK) Foroudi Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2021

A sustainable brand should integrate environmental, social, economic and issues into its business operations. Sustainable Branding considers how broader perspectives on sustainability and corporate social responsibility can be applied to the practicalities of brand management. By addressing a range of perspectives and their application to branding, the authors go beyond sustainable branding to question the role brands play in a wider sustainable society. Structured around three core parts - People, Planet and Prosperity - contributions from experts in the field consider the human dimensions of environmental change, identity and reputation, technology and innovation, waste management, public and brand engagement, environmental ecosystems and the circular economy. Combining theoretical insight and empirical research with practical application, each chapter includes real-life international cases and reflective questions to allow discussion, best-practice examples and actionable suggestions on how to implement sustainable branding activities. This book is perfect for academics, postgraduate and final year undergraduate students in sustainable branding, sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, brand management and communications. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the nature of relationships between environmental, economic, social, companies, brands, and stakeholders in different areas and regions of the world.

Brands with a Conscience

Brands with a Conscience

Author: Nicholas Ind Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/01/2021

The definitive expert guide to ethical brand practice from the prestigious Medinge Group, Brands with a Conscience dissects the philosophies underpinning sustainable brands to arrive at a set of eight clear guiding attributes which can be used as the foundation of a strategy for responsible growth. These attributes span the public persona of an organization, the actions to take when things go wrong, the effort invested in developing relationships, the promotion of core values and balancing measures of success across economic, human, social and environmental factors. They are then used as the criteria to assess twelve carefully selected case studies, which include Dilmah Tea, H&M, Dr. Hauschka, Merci and the John Lewis Partnership, amongst other leading international brands. Because the potential to have bad practice unmasked or to have successes amplified online is greater than ever, it pays to adopt a strategy that builds customer loyalty and trust. Brands with a Conscience inspires via examples of brands which not only exhibit a genuine desire to operate ethically, but also have seen impressive success in terms of engagement with consumers, reputation, and return on investment. The book includes a range of practical tools to bring together the main concepts in an easy-to-adopt framework for building a brand strategy based upon real world experience. If you are a brand manager or marketing professional seeking a conscientious approach to consumer engagement, then Brands with a Conscience will support you every step of the way.