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Wanted: New Bank of England boss
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UK government borrowing lowest for 17 years
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Marketing in the Moment: The Practical Guide to Using Web 3.0 Marketing to Reach Your Customers First Marketing in the Moment: The Practical Guide to Using Web 3.0 Marketing to Reach Your Customers First
by Michael Tasner

This is the complete, practical, no-fluff desk reference to next generation online and mobile marketing. Drawing on his extensive experience helping companies of all sizes successfully utilize the web, mobile marketing, and social media, Michael Tasner helps marketers, entrepreneurs and managers move beyond hype and high-level strategy to proven tactics and successful ground-level execution.



Wild West 2.0: How to Protect and Restore Your Online Reputation on the Untamed Social Frontier Wild West 2.0: How to Protect and Restore Your Online Reputation on the Untamed Social Frontier
by Michael Fertik and David Thompson

The Internet is like the Old West a frontier rich with opportunity and hope, but also a rough-and-tumble land of questionable characters, dubious legal jurisdictions, and hidden dangers. And just like the Old West, if you want to stake out your territory, you have to get there first and fend for yourself. On the web, that means defending your good name and reputation before the attacks start.



Competitive Selling: Out-Plan, Out-Think, and Out-Sell to Win Every Time Competitive Selling: Out-Plan, Out-Think, and Out-Sell to Win Every Time
by Landy Chase

Competitive Selling has what you need to out-maneuver, out-negotiate, and out-sell everyone who stands between you and a closed sale. It reveals exactly how today's highest achievers win every battle and provides a blueprint for replicating this success



The On-Demand Brand: 10 Rules for Digital Marketing Success in an Anytime, Everywhere World The On-Demand Brand: 10 Rules for Digital Marketing Success in an Anytime, Everywhere World
by Rick Mathieson

By whatever name, marketers are discovering that connecting with today's elusive, ad-resistant consumer means saying goodbye to 'new media', and hello 'now media'. Featuring exclusive insights and inspiration from today's top marketers as well as lessons from some of the world's most successful digital marketing initiatives, this eye-opening book reveals how readers can deliver the kind of blockbuster experiences that 21st century consumers demand.



The AMA Handbook of Public Relations The AMA Handbook of Public Relations
by Robert L. Dilenschneider

In The AMA Handbook of Public Relations, PR icon Robert L. Dilenschneider shows you how to combine the tools and techniques spawned by the Internet with traditional media—and exploit them all to create consistently powerful campaigns.



The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience
by Carmine Gallo

Apple CEO Steve Jobs's wildly popular presentations have set a new global gold standard -- and now this step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to use his crowd-pleasing techniques in your own presentations.



Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time
by Joel Comm with Ken Burge

Cutting edge business-persons are leveraging the power of Twitter to introduce themselves to and communicate with customers in a whole new way that makes them feel like valued friends.



Sales 2.0: Improve Business Results Using Innovative Sales Practices and Technology Sales 2.0: Improve Business Results Using Innovative Sales Practices and Technology
by Anneke Seley and Brent Holloway

Sales 2.0 explores the emerging Sales 2.0 phenomenon, how it is characterized, why it is imperative for a company's long-term success, and how anyone can get started with this new approach to generating revenue.



Advertising 2.0: Social Media Marketing in a Web 2.0 World Advertising 2.0: Social Media Marketing in a Web 2.0 World
by Tracy L. Tuten

Advertising 2.0 ensures that readers understand the advertising options possible in the Web 2.0 environment, provides examples of companies using these options, and offers guidelines for their application. Advertising 2.0 goes way beyond running banner ads on Web sites and explores the rapidly burgeoning world of social media marketing. Among other things, expert Tracy L. Tuten covers viral marketing, doing online research, advertising within online games, and leveraging online opinions to increase sales or grow a brand.



How you do...What you do: Create Service Excellence That Wins Clients For Life How you do...What you do: Create Service Excellence That Wins Clients For Life
by Bob Livingston

Business consultant Bob Livingston shows you the specific strategies for creating the most service-centered and client-focused sales organization in any field of business.



The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation The Game-Changer: How You Can Drive Revenue and Profit Growth with Innovation
by A.G. Lafley and Ram Charan

Over the past seven years, Procter & Gamble has tripled profits; significantly improved organic revenue growth, cash flow, and operating margins; and averaged earnings per share growth of 12 percent. How?



Outsmart!: How to Do What Your Competitors Can't Outsmart!: How to Do What Your Competitors Can't
by Jim Champy

This concise, fast-paced book shows how you can achieve breakthrough growth by consistently outsmarting your competition. Champy reveals the surprising, counterintuitive lessons learned by companies that have achieved super-high growth for at least three straight years. Drawing on the strategies of some of today's best "high velocity" companies, he identifies eight powerful ways to compete in even the roughest marketplace. You'll discover how to find distinctive market positions and sustainable advantages in products, services, delivery methods, and unexpected customers with unexpected needs.