"Made to Stick" by Chip and Dan Heath teaches how to explain your ideas and thoughts so they capture attention, persuade others, and stick in people's minds. Learn why some ideas become popular and others fail using their research-based SUCCESs framework, which outlines six key principles: Simple, Unexpected, Concrete, Credible, Emotions, and Stories.
Influence is about six principles of persuasion useful for sales, marketing, and negotiation. Professor Robert Cialdini backs his ideas with a lot of science research. The six principles are: reciprocity, commitment and consistency, social proof, liking, authority and scarcity.
Predictably Irrational explores the hidden forces that shape human behavior, revealing that we are not as rational as we think when making decisions. It’s a must-read if you want to better understand human nature and consumer behavior for marketing, or if you're looking to upgrade your own decision-making skills.
Hooked is a guide for product designers, marketers, and entrepreneurs, showing them how to create digital products that are engaging, compelling, and habit-forming. Nir Eyal reveals how big tech companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook keep us coming back to their apps daily. His "Hooked Model" has 4 stages: trigger, action, variable reward, and investment.
Contagious by Jonah Berger is a great read for anyone into marketing, influence, or the psychology of consumer behavior. It explores what makes people share. In other words: why do certain products, ideas, or content 'go viral'? A lot of research is simplified into 6 key principles: social currency, triggers, emotion, public, practical value, and stories.
Pre-Suasion shows a new side of influence. It's about everything that happens BEFORE you ask someone to say yes to your proposal. Professor Robert Cialdini has distilled hundreds of scientific studies to prove that how you FRAME a message from the beginning is crucial to its success.