Books

The Business Model offers a systematic approach to identifying market opportunities and developing breakthrough business models. It outlines the key principles of business model generation, presents a value-based framework for developing viable new offerings, and provides a set of practical tools for creating a meaningful value proposition that drives market success. The business model framework outlined in this book applies to a wide range of companies—startups and established enterprises, consumer-packaged-goods companies and business-to-business enterprises, high-tech and low-tech ventures, online and brick-and-mortar entities, product manufacturers and value-added serviceproviders, nonprofit organizations and profit-driven companies.
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Strategic Marketing Management (8th Edition) outlines the essentials of marketing theory and offers a structured approach to identifying, understanding, and solving marketing problems. This book delineates a comprehensive framework for articulating sound marketing strategies to guide business decisions involving product and service design, branding, pricing, sales promotion, communication, and distribution. The concepts, principles, and frameworks advanced in this book apply to a wide range of organizations, from startups to established market leaders, from packaged-goods manufacturers to value-added service providers, from nonprofit entities to for-profit corporations.
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The Marketing Plan Handbook offers a comprehensive approach to crafting succinct, logical, and effective marketing plans that produce results. This book can benefit managers in all types of companies. For startups and companies bringing new products to the market, it outlines a process for developing a winning marketing plan to launch a new offering. For established companies with existing product portfolios this book presents a structured approach for developing an action plan to manage offerings and product lines. Whether you manage a small business seeking to formalize the planning process, a startup seeking venture capital financing, a fast-growth company considering an IPO, or a large multinational corporation, you can gain competitive advantage by translating the marketing planning process outlined in this book into a streamlined strategic document that informs your decisions and helps avoid costly missteps.
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Strategic Brand Management lays out a systematic approach to understanding the key principles of building enduring brands. This book presents a cohesive framework for brand management that delineates the unique role of brands as a means of creating market value. Topics covered include designing effective brand strategy and tactics, developing a brand value proposition, managing brand portfolios, cobranding, brand repositioning, brand extensions, brand valuation, and the legal aspects of protecting the brand. Clear, succinct, and practical, Strategic Brand Management is the definitive text on building strong brands.
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