Daniel here with Be Known. I want to share some incredible resources that have propelled me in my business journey. These are the 8 business books you need to read right now.
But you don’t have to take my word for it because these books have sold millions upon millions of copies, combined. And the knowledge they contain have helped so many businesses around the world!
Let’s start with the foundations, that’s always a great place to start, right! These books are only around $10 on Amazon, a small price for the valuable information they contain:
> 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey – One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations across the world. Stephen Covey’s cherished classic commemorates his timeless wisdom, and encourages us to live a life of great and enduring purpose.
> Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill – This book has been called the “Granddaddy of All Motivational Literature.” It was the first book to boldly ask, “What makes a winner?” The man who asked and listened for the answer, Napoleon Hill, is now counted in the top ranks of the world’s winners himself. The most famous of all teachers of success spent “a fortune and the better part of a lifetime of effort” to produce the “Law of Success” philosophy that forms the basis of his books and that is so powerfully summarized in this one.
> How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie – Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, How to Win Friends & Influence People will teach you: Six ways to make people like you, Twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking, Nine ways to change people without arousing resentment, And much more!
> Selling Value by Don Hutson – SELLING VALUE was written to help you out perform your competition while keeping your customers happy. It is presented in four parts: Mastering the Head Game; Your Blueprint for Sales Success; Understanding Your Customer; and Securing and Growing the Business. The fifteen chapters outline the most critical content for exceptional sales results in a competitive environment. From the important basics in Part I to the advanced selling skills in Part IV, you will gain many ideas from this content-rich work on the skill of SELLING VALUE for greater successes!
Now for the must-have books that covers the essentials of marketing and selling your products, services (and offers) online. This is the “holy trinity book set” for marketing & selling online by one of my mentors, Russell Brunson. Even better, these books are Free, you just pay a small S+H charge:
> Dotcom Secrets by Russell Brunson – Founder of Click Funnels, Russell Brunson, shares the secrets that he’s learned about driving online sales from helping 10,000’s of entrepreneurs sell millions of dollars of products, and services. What is DotcomSecrets? It is NOT just another “how to” book on Internet Marketing. It is NOT about getting more traffic to your website – yet these secrets will help you to get exponentially MORE traffic than you’ve ever experienced before. It is NOT about increasing your conversion – yet these secrets will increase your conversion MORE than any headline tweak or split test ever could.
> Expert Secrets by Russell Brunson – It doesn’t matter what message, product, or service you are selling online, if you don’t build a mass movement of people who will pay to hear your mes- sage, it’s unlikely you will achieve success. Expert Secrets Will Help You Too : Find your voice and give you the confidence to become a leader… Build a mass movement of people whose lives you can affect…Make this calling a career, where people will pay you for your advice… Your message has the ability to change someone’s life.
> Traffic Secrets by Russell Brunson – Traffic is just people. This book will help you find YOUR people, so you can focus on changing their world with the products and services that you sell. Understanding exactly WHO your dream customer is, discovering where they’re congregating, and throwing out the hooks that will grab their attention to pull them into your funnels (where you can tell them a story and make them an offer) is the strategy. That’s the big secret.
Finally, this book is extremely powerful. This is one that I love to send people because the strategies and tactics it talks about can help any business get to 8 figures PLUS! I swear by it and it’s one of the core sales methods we use to help grow clients’ businesses.
> Dream 100 Book by Dana Derricks – What’s The ‘Secret Key To The Kingdom’ That’s Been Used For Centuries, By Thousands Of The World’s Most Elite & Successful Entrepreneurs? In the Dream 100 Book, you’ll learn: How To Maximize Your Value & Force Your Dream Buyers To Flock To You Like Crazy…The Quick Trick To Get Instant Access To ANYBODY & Make The Deals Of Your Dreams…The Single Biggest Mistake To Avoid That’ll KILL Whatever Deal You’re Making…The 2 Secret Weapons That Allow You To Get Almost ANYBODY To Promote…And More!
Wow, what a list! I hope that you get a chance to get these books (if you don’t already have some of them) or you can listen to most of them over on Audible!
Now, to wrap this up….I would love to hear from you about your favorite books that you recommend or gift people. We can even talk about doing a book swap. 😁