book review Archive

What Are You Really Selling?

Mark Roesler hopped in his car on a Saturday morning in the 1980s and drove to the quaint Indiana town where family members of the late film icon James Dean lived. An intellectual property rights attorney, Roesler sat down...
August 12, 2016

Judging a Book by its Reviews

Say what you will about online shopping behemoth Amazon.com. In my humble opinion, the best thing about the whole site is the reviews. Sometimes they actually help me decide whether or not to purchase a product that I can’t...
August 20, 2013

The Cult of the Customer: Turn Satisfied Clients into Evangelists

By Erica Christoffer, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine QUICK SKIM How do you create a consistently amazing customer service experience when your clients are used to ho-hum? Author Shep Hyken charts a path to take your business from just OK...
August 4, 2009

Sell With Soul: Generate More Business Leads

By Erica Christoffer QUICK SKIM If cold calling, door knocking, and spending oodles of money on marketing don’t sound like your cup of tea, don’t sweat it, you can still flourish in the real estate business. Author Jennifer Allan...
December 18, 2008

The Option of Urbanism: How Cities Can Become More Walkable

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey QUICK SKIM It’s time for cities to get walking, not sprawling, writes Christopher B. Leinberger in his new book The Option of Urbanism: Investing in a New American Dream (Island Press, 2008). Not only are...
October 6, 2008

Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey The following book is part of our “Readers Choice”, selected by Weekly Book Scan visitors to be featured. QUICK SKIM Using a traditional (a.k.a. boring) marketing strategy is one of the riskiest things you can...