10 Books to Boost Your Ecommerce Skills in Winter 2024

Start the new year with some fresh ecommerce books. You’ll find books on how to start a business, market it effectively, create a strong brand, use generative AI, optimize your workflow, build a great team, and unleash your creativity.

To create this list, I searched on Amazon for books in the “Business & Money” category. Then I narrowed it down to the “E-commerce” and “Business Development & Entrepreneurship” sub-categories. I picked the best books based on customer reviews and relevance to e-commerce.

New Ecommerce Books

Million Dollar Weekend

The Surprisingly Simple Way to Launch a 7-Figure Business in 48 Hours by Noah Kagan

Launch a profitable startup in just two days with “Million Dollar Weekend” by AppSumo.com founder and CEO. Discover how to unleash your inner creator, raise funds from others, and set up your business to scale automatically. Apply Kagan’s proven formula that has generated seven businesses worth over a million dollars each. Available in hardcover for $27.00 and Kindle for $15.99.

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The Best 90 Days Ever

How 10-minute Marketing Can Transform Your Business One Day at a Time by Hannah Isted?

If you’re an entrepreneur who doesn’t have much time for marketing, “The Best 90 Days Ever” is the book for you. It shows you how to market your business effectively with just 10 minutes a day. You’ll follow weekly themes, like email and video marketing, to build your audience. By the end of 90 days, you’ll have done everything you need to boost your business and reach your goals. Get it in hardcover for $30.99 or paperback for $18.99.

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All In

How Great Leaders Build Unstoppable Teams by Mike Michalowicz

Discover how to create a team that can’t be stopped in “All In”. You’ll learn how to find the best people, turn underperformers into top performers, align individual skills with business and customer demands, and make your company a place where everyone feels like an owner. Available in hardcover for $26.10 and Kindle for $15.99.

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Generative AI

The Insights You Need from Harvard Business Review by Harvard Business Review, Ethan Mollick, David De Cremer, Tsedal Neeley, and Prabhakar Sinha

With “Generative AI”, you will learn about ChatGPT and generative AI technologies and how they work. Find out how this new tech will impact your business with the Harvard Business Review series, which offers expert insights and advice. Get a solid overview and real-world examples with trustworthy research, interviews, and analysis to get ready for the future with your company. Hardcover $46.00; Paperback $22.95; Kindle $11.99.

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The Brand Benefits Playbook

Why Customers Aren’t Buying What You’re Selling — And What to Do About It by Allen Weiss and Deborah MacInnis

“Brand Benefits Playbook” shows you how to use a benefits-based model to change your organization and succeed in the market. Discover how customers view a brand based on benefits. Learn the best way to divide a market and place a brand according to benefits. Hardcover $30.00; Kindle $14.99.

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The Lean Tech Manifesto

Learn the Secrets of Tech Leaders to Grasp the Full Benefits of Agile at Scale by Fabrice Bernhard and Benoît Charles-Lavauzelle

“Lean Tech Manifesto” shows you how to boost your business by simplifying digital product development. Gain an edge over the competition without spending a lot on staff and resources, which only leads to more chaos and waste in your organization. Discover how to foster a culture of solving problems and sharing knowledge, implement faster, measure customer happiness, and more. Hardcover $32.00; Kindle $30.00.

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Don’t Make It Weird

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Being Human on the Internet by Colleen Nichols

“Don’t Make It Weird” teaches you how to be real online. Discover how to bond with followers by sharing your whole personality — the chaotic, the clumsy, and the ordinary — in your online persona. Reveal your true self to appeal to today’s audience and build authentic connections and community. Paperback $19.18; Kindle $9.99.

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Born to Create

How Creativity Sparks Connection, Innovation, and Belonging in our New World of Work by Anne Jacoby

“Born to Create” shows you how to unleash your creativity for a better, happier, and more genuine work environment. Learn from the artists how to cultivate your creative abilities and overcome challenges, guide others in the art of innovation, and nurture a flourishing culture that delivers both business results and personal satisfaction. Discover practical exercises and assessment tools to unlock your potential and live a creative life. Hardcover $26.95; Kindle $9.99.

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Better & Better

Creating a Culture of Purpose, Excellence, and Transformative Human Engagement by Bob Stiller

“Better & Better” tells the story of Bob Stiller, the founder of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. The book reveals how he built a company with a vision to create an innovative and engaged workforce. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters became a place where employees had a voice, a purpose, a fair reward, and a growth opportunity. As a result, the company became one of the rare coffee roasters to achieve $1 billion in sales. Learn from the experience of a seasoned entrepreneur to boost engagement, retention, and revenue. Hardcover $28.00; Kindle $26.60.

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Beginner’s Guide To Selling On eBay

2024 Edition by Ann Eckhart

“Beginner’s Guide To Selling On eBay” teaches you how to make money fast on that platform. Follow a step-by-step guide to create and manage your eBay listings. Learn how to capture and upload product photos, arrange shipping and print labels, process orders, run and market your store, and deal with customer service. This 2024 edition covers eBay’s latest listing and shipping forms, sourcing information, and more. Paperback $23.99.

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Sophia is passionate about Digital Marketing, E-commerce, and travel. I also like photography and writing interesting articles.