Are You Paying For Your Internet Marketing Education

As I see it, there are a few ways to help you succeed in Internet Marketing. A couple of ways that I particularly like is to find a mentor who can show you the ropes and to get yourself an Internet Marketing education.

Having been there, I am still amazed at how many people will put out the big bucks for the latest and greatest digital product that makes the promise to help them to make a ton of money online, but they will not do any purchasing of any physical books on marketing and selling. Believe me I have learned my lessons.

Why should you invest in your education? Even if you are selling online or offline, you will find similar principles of selling are used. Though you are selling to people, the only thing different will be the delivery. It has always been and will remain true, knowledge is power and getting all the know-how you can will help you in many ways.

You will learn about writing compelling sales copy that can help turn people to buyers, Still not one of my strong points but I will continue to work on it. Even if you want to outsource your sales letters, you are selling in everything you do , be it from autoresponder emails to requests for joint venture partners.

Remember that you should treat internet marketing as a profession, not a hobby. As with your offline profession, wouldn’t you read books to help you get ahead in your profession? Here are just a few of the books you might consider reading as part of your internet marketing education.

Anything by Dan Kennedy such as The Ultimate Sales Letter, The No B.S. series, The Ultimate Marketing Plan, etc

Little Red Book of Selling by Jeffrey Gitomer

How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Tested Advertising Methods by John Caples

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

Advertising Secrets of the Written Word by Joseph Sugarman

Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy

Advanced Selling Strategies by Brian Tracy

Duct Tape Marketing by John Jantsch

Tested Advertising Methods by John Caples

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

Web Copy That Sells by Marie Veloso

Top Grading by Brad Smart

Poor Richard’s Web Site Marketing Makeover by Marcia Yudkin

My Life in Advertising and Scientific Advertising by Claude Hopkins

Get Slightly Famous by Steve VanYoder

101 Ways to Promote Yourself by Raleigh Pinskey

Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You’ve Got by Jay Abraham

The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clayson

The Science Of Influence by Kevin Hogan

Psycho Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

The Purple Cow by Seth Godin

Breakthrough Advertising by Eugene Schwartz

Metaphorically Selling by Anne Miller

Pushing To The Front by Orison Swett Marden

Sizzlemanship by Elmer Wheeler

Focal Point by Brian Tracy

Looking Out For Number One by Robert Ringer

Law Of Success by Napoleon Hill

The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies by Chet Holmes

Tribes by Seth Godin (or anything by him)

This is but a sampling of some of the best books on business and selling out there. I am sure you also have a few favorite that you could add to this list. This is but a sampling. Try taking some time each week to further your education with the printed word and see how what you learn will be shown through the growth of your business.