The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly
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The most updated edition yet of the benchmark guide to marketing and PR, with the latest social media, marketing, and sales trends, tools, and real-world examples of success
This is the fifth edition of the pioneering guide to the future of marketing. The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an international bestseller with more than 350,000 copies sold in over twenty-five languages. It offers a step-by-step action plan for harnessing the power of modern marketing and PR to directly communicate with buyers, raise visibility, and increase sales. This practical guide is written for marketing professionals, PR professionals, and entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses and create success. Learn how companies, nonprofits, and organizations of all sizes can leverage web-based content to get timely, relevant information to eager, responsive buyers for a fraction of the cost of big-budget campaigns.
This fifth edition—the most extensively revised edition yet—includes:
The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an unparalleled resource for entrepreneurs, business owners, nonprofit managers, and all of those working in marketing or publicity departments. This practical guide shows how to devise successful marketing and PR strategies to grow any business.
David Meerman Scott is a marketing strategist, bestselling author of ten books—including three international bestsellers—advisor to emerging companies such as HubSpot, and a professional speaker on marketing, leadership, and social media. Prior to starting his own business, he was marketing VP for two publicly traded US companies and was Asia marketing director for Knight-Ridder, at the time one of the world's largest information companies.
“If there is only one book out there that the marketing departments have on the must-read list, this is it…….for those wading into social media space, give this a read and pass it along to your in-house head of comms for maximum benefit” (Entrepreneur Middle East, January 2016)
“an essential reference book that offers value to all working in this field…..for seasoned professionals it offers an excellent benchmark for a range of marketing channels” (B2B Marketing, February 2016)
From the Back Cover
Grow your business with the fifth edition of this modern business classic!
The pioneering guide to the future of marketing, The New Rules of Marketing & PR, has been updated and revised to retain its place as the top marketing and public relations book available. Learn the latest tools and techniques to communicate with buyers directly and in real-time, raise online visibility, and increase sales. For professionals, entrepreneurs, business owners, and professors alike, this one-of-a-kind guide offers actionable strategies that can be implemented immediately. In this completely revised and updated Fifth Edition, David Meerman Scott offers fresh examples of success from organizations around the world; delivers revised and expanded information on techniques like Inbound Marketing, Content Marketing, and Newsjacking; and offers the latest on social networks such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and LinkedIn. The New Rules of Marketing & PR gives you the inside track to gain attention for your product, service, or idea at a fraction of the cost of traditional marketing and PR programs.
"When I read The New Rules of Marketing & PR for the first time, it was a 'eureka' moment for me at HubSpot. David nailed the fundamental shifts going on in the buyer-seller relationship and wrote the classic text to help marketers take advantage of them."
—Brian Halligan, CEO, HubSpot; coauthor of Inbound Marketing
"David is informative, entertaining and inspiring! No one knows more about new ways to reach buyers. The groundbreaking strategies in this book reinvent the way entrepreneurs engage the marketplace and grow business."
"This excellent look at the basics of new-millennial marketing should find use in the hands of any serious PR professional making the transition."
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
About the Author
DAVID MEERMAN SCOTT is the author of ten books including Real-Time Marketing & PR, The New Rules of Sales & Service, and Newsjacking. His books open people's eyes to the new realities of sales, marketing, and public relations. David's popular blog, advisory work with fast-growing companies, and hundreds of speaking engagements around the world give him a singular perspective on how businesses are implementing new strategies to reach buyers directly and in real time.
Most helpful customer reviews
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful.
Highly recommendable for anyone who needs to communicate with the market.
By Hans Peter Bech
The web and especially the social media platforms have made the playing field for marketing communication much more even. It is no longer only the budget that is the deciding factor for how much reach you can create with your content. However, it takes a certain level of insight to really take advantage of the new playing fields and this insight is what David Meermans Scott is giving us through his 5th edition of his ground breaking book "The New Rules of Marketing and PR". The book gives the reader a good overview over the principles behind effective communication on the web and an easy-to-read walk through all the various channels available.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful.
How to get true ROI from your marketing efforts
By Bill Gluth
I have ALL the other editions so when the newest came out, I was first in line to get a copy. Not the same old blah blah when it comes to marketing today. Packed with examples, direction and methods to increase the bottom line and get that ROI from marketing you're dreaming of today. This is the marketing instruction manual you're looking for.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
Meerman gives very cohesive notes about outlining a social media ...
Meerman gives very cohesive notes about outlining a social media plan, and some novel insights into marketing based on personal interaction, but unfortunately a lot of his book is DATED, though he claims it's been updated, e.g. he references Twitter methods that have been unavailable for a while and talks about using QR codes in ways that have been well documented for some time.
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