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All Marketers Tell Stories

Seth's most important book about the art of marketing

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Free Prize Inside

The practical sequel to Purple Cow

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Linchpin

An instant bestseller, the book that brings all of Seth's ideas together.

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Meatball Sundae

Why the internet works (and doesn't) for your business. And vice versa.

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Permission Marketing

The classic Named "Best Business Book" by Fortune.

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Poke The Box

The latest book, Poke The Box is a call to action about the initiative you're taking - in your job or in your life, and Seth once again breaks the traditional publishing model by releasing it through The Domino Project.

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Purple Cow

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Small is the New Big

A long book filled with short pieces from Fast Company and the blog. Guaranteed to make you think.

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Survival is Not Enough

Seth's worst seller and personal favorite. Change. How it works (and doesn't).

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The Big Moo

All for charity. Includes original work from Malcolm Gladwell, Tom Peters and Promise Phelon.

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The Big Red Fez

Top 5 Amazon ebestseller for a year. All about web sites that work.

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The Dip

A short book about quitting and being the best in the world. It's about life, not just marketing.

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The Icarus Deception

Seth's most personal book, a look at the end of the industrial economy and what happens next.

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Tribes

"Book of the year," a perennial bestseller about leading, connecting and creating movements.

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Unleashing the Ideavirus

More than 3,000,000 copies downloaded, perhaps the most important book to read about creating ideas that spread.

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V Is For Vulnerable

A short, illustrated, kids-like book that takes the last chapter of Icarus and turns it into something worth sharing.

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We Are All Weird

The end of mass and how you can succeed by delighting a niche.

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Whatcha Gonna Do With That Duck?

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Q: How do we do flip?

Lots of mail from people who want to flip the funnel. The obvious beneficiaries of this sort of strategy are organizations that need traffic, that make a wide range of products or have new ones all the time, that want to grow, that doing something newsworthy and that have an idea worth spreading.

And I'll respond with seven questions right back:

  • 1. How many bloggers do you have honest conversations with? (not press releases or email blasts).
  • 2. How many bloggers get your new stuff for free?
  • 3. When you send out news, is it really news? Or just fluff because you had nothing new to say?
  • 4. Are you making it easy for your happiest customers to have a blog or a podcast or a lens?
  • 5. Does your product or service work better for a user if other people start using it? (fax machines, for example, don't work so well if you're the only one who has one!)
  • 6. Do you ever intentionally launch products or services that are adored by part of your audience--and not liked one bit by the rest?
  • 7. Is there a way you can separate the idea from the thing that people actually pay for? Free ideas spread farther and faster...

If most of your answers are "no," then the problem might not be with the specifics of your tactics, but might be at the strategy you're bringing to the table. More and more, organizations are discovering that making something virusworthy is the single most important step in the work they do.

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