What are the best books about persuasion?

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    #1Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

    Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

    Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini is a self-help book generally dealing with the art of making an influence and mastering persuasion. This book is perfect for every professional who wants something as a driving force to success.

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    Kathleen Bennett
    Written on April 3, 2018
    "Very good quality paper back book. The topic is very interesting and I found it very easy to go through the pages. This is a great way to purchase books and get a good price. Also, very good writer."
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    #2Brainfluence

    Brainfluence
    Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing by Roger Dooley is a non-fiction book on psychology. This text will enlighten readers how behavior research greatly affects the decision making of consumers.
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    Andrea Armstrong
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Great solution. There is a brief video clip discussing highlights on the topic."
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    #3Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln

    Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln
    Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like Lincoln: 21 Powerful Secrets of History's Greatest Speakers by James Humes is a self-help book on communication and language. This book will let you learn how to ace every speech with varying audiences.
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    Edward Johnston
    Written on April 6, 2018
    "Excellent resource for anyone who wants to sharpen their speaking skills. The book will help you in shaping your speech and tailoring it to your audience, while learning how to give your points more emphasis and power. With examples and tips drawn from examples of some of the best speakers and best speeches ever delivered, the book is a real primer for anyone who has to give a presentation. Intertwined with wit and humor, it is both an entertaining and educational read. Absolutely the best book I have read on the subject."
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    #4The Art of Startup Fundraising

    The Art of Startup Fundraising
    The Art of Startup Fundraising is a book by Alejandro Cremades that teaches readers how to start raising money from your salary and how to make it grow. This book will help people who wants to save their money in the wisest way.
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    Stephen Bailey
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "If you want to learn how to persuade people to do what you want, this is the book for you. It will help you grow your character."
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    #5Trust Me, I'm Lying

    Trust Me, I'm Lying

    Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator by Ryan Holiday is a non-fiction book on politics and psychology. This book will let you know the science behind media and how people are being manipulated by it.

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    Hannah Parker
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "I'm pretty sure my jaw dropped when I found this book. Unabashed, unashamed manipulation. That's absolutely the subject of this book! "
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    #6Zig Ziglar's Secrets of Closing the Sale

    Zig Ziglar's Secrets of Closing the Sale
    Zig Ziglar's Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar is a book not just for sales practitioners but also a best-buy for every professional who wants to master the art of persuasion.

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    Jessica Kim
    Written on March 31, 2018
    "Zig Ziglar is one of the best sales writers around. Though first published in 1985, his work remains fresh and relevant for anyone looking to make a strong, winning pitch, whether of ideas, goods or even yourself. This was daily reading when I was first starting out in sales, and I still refer to it for inspiration."
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    #7The Advanced Genius Theory

    The Advanced Genius Theory

    The Advanced Genius Theory: Are They Out of Their Minds or Ahead of Their Time? by Jason Hartley is a non-fiction book on culture and psychology. This book describes how artist scene industry can still thrive beyond public comprehension.

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    Kyle Fernandez
    Written on March 30, 2018
    "The Advanced Genius Theory by Jason Hartley is a fascinating read about psychology. Read this book if you want to learn about artists that somewhat lose their mind as they age. I found it very thought provoking."
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    #8Indie & Small Press Book Marketing

    Indie & Small Press Book Marketing
    Indi and Small Press Book Marketing by William Hertling is a non-fiction book on marketing that will make you realize that amidst the rising digital era, the print is not yet dead.
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    Tyler Contreras
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I was looking for a guide on how to market a book I am writing when I came across this book "Indie & Small Press Book Marketing" by William Hertling. I was thoroughly impressed by the wealth of information this book provides in regards to marketing your book and ultimately persuading readers to purchase your product. Even though the book is a couple years old at this point it is still completely relevant and I would recommend it to anyone wishing to launch a book of their own. I just love how much detail is provided regarding the trials and tribulations of marketing and how this process can make or break your book's success. I highly recommend this book to all of you aspiring novelists out there!"
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    #9Made to Stick

    Made to Stick

    Made to Stick is a book by Chip Heath and Dan Heath. In this book, the authors analyze how some stories stick to peoples mind and how it affects them. With their degree in psychosocial, they identified how it happens.

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    Debra Bates
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "Made to Stick is a book about why people remember the things that we do. It attempts to explain why urban myths stick in our minds and won't go away. And why daily truths just pass us by and don't take hold. It offers an explanation of how we are attracted to what we read, watch and remember."

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Best What are the best books about persuasion
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Influence: The Psychology of PersuasionBooks 35 Paid
2BrainfluenceBooks 32 Paid
3Speak Like Churchill, Stand Like LincolnBooks 30 Paid
4The Art of Startup FundraisingBooks 23 Paid
5Trust Me, I'm LyingBooks 21 Paid
6Zig Ziglar's Secrets of Closing the SaleBooks 21 Paid
7The Advanced Genius TheoryBooks 18 Paid
8Indie & Small Press Book MarketingBooks 13 Paid
9Made to StickBooks 2 Paid
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