Curbside pickup and returns now available at 26 locations. View updated hours of operations here.

Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Published:
Gildan Media 2011
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

According to the Small Business Administration, ninety percent of service businesses will fail within the first five years. They fail not because they don't offer great services and products, but because the owners are extremely uncomfortable with traditional marketing and sales. The result is a frustrated, isolated, and overwhelmed business owner who does not know there is an entirely different, highly successful approach to marketing and sales available—and it's laid out in Book Yourself Solid.Book Yourself Solid is based on Michael Port's proven system for getting more clients. And it works. In fact, ninety-three percent of business owners who have used the system have experienced a thirty-four percent increase in their total number of clients and a forty-two percent increase in sales in the first year alone.

Original, wildly inspiring, personal, and provocative, Book Yourself Solid is an easy-to-follow road map for starting and growing your service business based on seven core self-promotion strategies. You'll not only learn how to develop a strong marketing plan and brand identity, but you'll also learn why self-promotion is absolutely critical to your success—and how to do it with passion and purpose. Even if you hate the idea of marketing and selling yourself, this practical, inspirational guide will lift you up and give you the confidence you need to comfortably and authentically market yourself and your services, tap into an endless supply of quality referrals, and watch your business grow.If you're a seasoned professional, you'll find the fresh ideas and tactics you need to keep bringing in new business for years to come. If you're a novice service professional looking for a complete business building system, you'll have the keys to unlock long-lasting business prosperity, security, and abundance for yourself and your family. Once you make a name for yourself using the seven core strategies for self-promotion, you'll be able to run a profitable, meaningful, and absolutely booked-solid business overflowing with as many clients as your heart desires.

Book Yourself Solid is a one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guide to building a successful service business from the ground up. These proven methods have helped thousands of service professionals realize their dreams. And they will do the same for you.

Also in This Series
Formats
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Works on MP3 Players, PCs, and Macs. Some mobile devices may require an application to be installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
04/29/2011
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781469055183
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Michael Port. (2011). Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling. Unabridged Gildan Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Michael Port. 2011. Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even If You Hate Marketing and Selling. Gildan Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Michael Port, Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even If You Hate Marketing and Selling. Gildan Media, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Michael Port. Book Yourself Solid: The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even If You Hate Marketing and Selling. Unabridged Gildan Media, 2011.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection21
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
cf0173c2-25f1-7d3a-cf37-29cfd8d647e9
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Jun 12, 2018 16:07:53
Date Updated:
Dec 07, 2020 21:45:12
Last Metadata Check:
Apr 11, 2021 06:50:10
Last Metadata Change:
Feb 28, 2021 07:36:26
Last Availability Check:
Apr 11, 2021 06:50:13
Last Availability Change:
Apr 09, 2021 18:35:46
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Apr 11, 2021 03:18:09

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1088-1/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1088-1/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1088-1/82A/DBA/8F/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1088-1/82A/DBA/8F/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: hachette_audio#9781469055183
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781469055183
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: hachette_audio#9781469055183
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781469055183
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
mediaType
Audiobook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Michael Port
title
Book Yourself Solid
dateAdded
2017-09-08T12:14:00-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=141&titleID=572120
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Sacramento Public Library (CA)
          • id: 1151
sortTitle
Book Yourself Solid The Fastest Easiest and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling
crossRefId
572120
subtitle
The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling
id
82adba8f-51e2-494a-a2cb-87818dd49427
starRating
4.7

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1088-1/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1088-1/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1088-1/82A/DBA/8F/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1088-1/82A/DBA/8F/{82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: BookYourselfSolidSecondEdition
      • partCount: 10
      • fileSize: 297329724
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: hachette_audio#9781469055183
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781469055183
      • rights:
            • type: PlayOnPC
            • value: 1
            • type: PlayOnPCCount
            • value: -1
            • type: BurnToCD
            • value: 1
            • type: BurnToCDCount
            • value: -1
            • type: PlayOnPM
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToNonSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferCount
            • value: -1
            • type: CollaborativePlay
            • value: 0
            • type: PublicPerformance
            • value: 0
            • type: TranscodeToAAC
            • value: 1
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • onSaleDate: 05/03/2011
      • samples:
            • source: "Gildan Media presents..."
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1088-1/572120-BookYourselfSolidSecondEdition.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1088-1/572120-BookYourselfSolid,SecondEdition.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: BookYourselfSolidSecondEdition
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 297296869
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: hachette_audio#9781469055183
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781469055183
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 05/03/2011
      • samples:
            • source: "Gildan Media presents..."
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1088-1/572120-BookYourselfSolidSecondEdition.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1088-1/572120-BookYourselfSolid,SecondEdition.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=82ADBA8F-51E2-494A-A2CB-87818DD49427&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Port, Michael
      • name: Michael Port
      • role: Narrator
      • fileAs: Port, Michael
      • name: Michael Port
subjects
      • value: Business
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDate
2011-04-29T00:00:00-04:00
edition
Unabridged
publishDateText
04/29/2011
mediaType
Audiobook
shortDescription
According to the Small Business Administration, ninety percent of service businesses will fail within the first five years. They fail not because they don't offer great services and products, but because the owners are extremely uncomfortable with traditional marketing and sales. The result is a frustrated, isolated, and overwhelmed business owner who does not know there is an entirely different, highly successful approach to marketing and sales available-and it's laid out in Book Yourself Solid. Book Yourself Solid is based on Michael Port's proven system for getting more clients. And it works. In fact, ninety-three percent of business owners who have used the system have experienced a thirty-four percent increase in their total number of clients and a forty-two percent increase in sales in the first year alone. Original, wildly inspiring, personal, and provocative, Book Yourself Solid is an easy-to-follow road map for starting and growing your service business based on seven...
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Book Yourself Solid
fullDescription

According to the Small Business Administration, ninety percent of service businesses will fail within the first five years. They fail not because they don't offer great services and products, but because the owners are extremely uncomfortable with traditional marketing and sales. The result is a frustrated, isolated, and overwhelmed business owner who does not know there is an entirely different, highly successful approach to marketing and sales available—and it's laid out in Book Yourself Solid.Book Yourself Solid is based on Michael Port's proven system for getting more clients. And it works. In fact, ninety-three percent of business owners who have used the system have experienced a thirty-four percent increase in their total number of clients and a forty-two percent increase in sales in the first year alone.

Original, wildly inspiring, personal, and provocative, Book Yourself Solid is an easy-to-follow road map for starting and growing your service business based on seven core self-promotion strategies. You'll not only learn how to develop a strong marketing plan and brand identity, but you'll also learn why self-promotion is absolutely critical to your success—and how to do it with passion and purpose. Even if you hate the idea of marketing and selling yourself, this practical, inspirational guide will lift you up and give you the confidence you need to comfortably and authentically market yourself and your services, tap into an endless supply of quality referrals, and watch your business grow.If you're a seasoned professional, you'll find the fresh ideas and tactics you need to keep bringing in new business for years to come. If you're a novice service professional looking for a complete business building system, you'll have the keys to unlock long-lasting business prosperity, security, and abundance for yourself and your family. Once you make a name for yourself using the seven core strategies for self-promotion, you'll be able to run a profitable, meaningful, and absolutely booked-solid business overflowing with as many clients as your heart desires.

Book Yourself Solid is a one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guide to building a successful service business from the ground up. These proven methods have helped thousands of service professionals realize their dreams. And they will do the same for you.

sortTitle
Book Yourself Solid The Fastest Easiest and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling
crossRefId
572120
reviews
      • premium: False
      • source: —Seth Godin, author of All Marketers Are Liars and Permission Marketing
      • content:

        "Do your homework! This is not a conceptual, theoretical look at how to succeed as a service professional. Instead, it's just what you need if you're stuck and you'd rather invest in your future (by doing the right kind of work) than complain about it later."

subtitle
The Fastest, Easiest, and Most Reliable System for Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even if You Hate Marketing and Selling
popularity
68
publisher
Gildan Media
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BWwAAAA2I/products/82adba8f-51e2-494a-a2cb-87818dd49427/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
82adba8f-51e2-494a-a2cb-87818dd49427
starRating
4.7