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The Marketing Book Podcast

Fun, weekly interviews with authors of new marketing and sales books. Named by LinkedIn and Forbes as one of the top marketing and sales podcasts. Hosted by Douglas Burdett, a marketing agency principal, former artillery officer, Madison Avenue ad man, and stand-up comedian.
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Feb 28, 2020

Content-Based Networking: How to Instantly Connect with Anyone You Want to Know by James Carbary

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https://www.salesartillery.com/marketing-book-podcast/content-based-networking-james-carbary

There’s a reason everyone says “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” If you’re striving to reach ambitious goals, it’s impossible without the right relationships. So how do you reverse-engineer relationships with the exact people you want to know?

Through his podcast B2B Growth and his company Sweet Fish Media, James Carbary has pioneered a concept called content-based networking—a new approach to building your professional network. Instead of relying on chance encounters and random in-person events, content-based networking allows you to connect with anyone, at any time, and from anywhere in the world.

In Content-Based Networking, you’ll learn a proven three-part framework to consistently connect with potential customers, investors, referral partners, industry influencers, and anyone in between. Using this framework, you’ll develop thought leadership in your industry, while simultaneously creating meaningful relationships with the exact people that can help you reach your goals and dreams.

Feb 21, 2020

Same Side Sellin: How Integrity and Collaboration Drive Extraordinary Results for Sellers and Buyers by Ian Altman & Jack Quarles

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https://www.salesartillery.com/marketing-book-podcast/same-side-selling-ian-altman

Are you tired of playing games with your customers?
The most widely used metaphors in sales are those related to sports, battle, or games. The challenge with this mindset is it requires that one person wins, and the other loses. Instead of falling victim to a win-lose approach, what if you shared a common goal with your potential client? How might things change if the client felt that you were more committed to their success than making the sale?

Does it sometimes seem like you and your client are working against each other?
Same Side Selling gives practical steps to break through sales barriers and turn confrontation into cooperation. Sellers that implement the Same Side Selling approach will be seen as a valuable resource, not a predatory peddler.

A Different Type of Book on Selling
What makes Same Side Selling different from any other book on this topic is that it is co-authored by people on both sides : a salesman (Ian) and a procurement veteran who understands how companies buy (Jack). The buyer s perspective is baked into every sentence of the book, along with the seller s point of view. Our aim is to replace the adversarial trap with a cooperative, collaborative mindset. We also want to replace the old metaphor of selling as a game.


The New Metaphor: Selling Is a Puzzle
Same Side Selling is the idea of solving a puzzle instead of playing a game. Discover how to sell with integrity from the same side of the table for better results all around.

Feb 14, 2020

The Seventh Level: Transform Your Business Through Meaningful Engagement With Your Customers And Employees by Amanda Slavin

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https://www.salesartillery.com/marketing-book-podcast/seventh-level-amanda-slavin

While instant communication is now easier than ever, people's attention is spread thin, the time has never been more valuable, and disengagement in both customers and employees is at an all-time high. This means most brands never reach their full potential. But what would it look like if your customers were no longer disenchanted from being chased across the internet and hounded for likes, shares, opt-ins, and purchases?

There’s a way to break this cycle that doesn’t include using meaningless jargon or flashy but confusing digital marketing tools. To truly connect with your customers and employees, you need a straightforward plan that will amplify your message and propel you to a degree of engagement that you never realized existed.

In The Seventh LevelAmanda Slavin hands you the keys to unlock authentic engagement and attain higher achievement across the board. Slavin unveils the tools to measure and grow your brand’s engagement, forge a deeper, more personal connection with customers, and unite your employees around a shared mission. If you want to dismantle the obstacles standing in your way of engagement, let The Seventh Level be your guide.

Feb 7, 2020

 Sales Truth: Debunk the Myths. Apply Powerful Principles. Win More New Sales. by Mike Weinberg 

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https://www.salesartillery.com/marketing-book-podcast/sales-truth-mike-weinberg 

 

A blunt wake-up call to salespeople and sales leaders that debunks the myths of the latest miracle solutions and refocuses your sales strategy on a proven approach that will drive the results you want.

Can you handle the truth? Can succeeding in sales be as simple as hooking up the latest CRM tool or perfecting your social media profiles and waiting for qualified leads to automatically show up in your inbox? Are you having trouble believing what the newly self-proclaimed "experts" keep posting on LinkedIn and beginning to question their proclamation that everything in sales has changed? 

Welcome to the world of sales, where the one constant you can bank on is the noise from so-called experts and thought leaders who want to convince you everything has changed and that you need their latest tools, toys, or tricks to stay even or get ahead of the pack. Yet, ironically, it seems that the more of these new miracle solutions you adopt, the harder it is to get results. 

In Sales Truth, Mike Weinberg offers a blunt wake-up call to salespeople and sales leaders on how to get past the noise and nonsense, so you can start winning more new sales. Here's the truth: 

  • Many of these so-called sales experts lack clients, credibility, and a track record of helping sellers achieve breakthrough results. 
  • The number of "likes" a sales improvement article receives is often inversely proportional to its accuracy or helpfulness to the typical seller or sales team. 
  • What has worked exceedingly well in sales and sales management for the past couple of decades is still the (not so) secret to sales success today, and you can discover these accessible, simple truths and best practices that will drive the results you want in this bold new book. 

Mike Weinberg, best-selling author of New Sales. Simplified. and Sales Management. Simplified., brings sanity back to the sales effectiveness table by sharing proven strategies that he sees working firsthand across sales teams in a myriad of industries around the globe. Stop looking for the shortcut or secret sales sauce and instead apply Weinberg's proven, powerful principles to help you master the fundamentals of professional selling and create more new sales opportunities than you ever believed possible

 

 

 

 

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