Even he is better known as the ultimate entrepreneur for the information age, Seth Gordin is a thought leader that written over 17 books, giving a brilliant insight in the multiple perspectives of advertising, marketing, business leadership, and many more.
After succeeding with his writing milestone, Godin wants to do support and spread his ideas as he created a website called Change This which has over 800 hundreds of CEO readers.
Even though Godin is known for a best-selling author, he is also a prosperous marketer, public speaker, and entrepreneur. He first became famous when he published and uploaded his e-book titled ‘Unleashing the Ideavirus’ for free, turning him into one of today’s popular public speakers.
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Godin comes to this world on10 July 1960, in New York. In 1979, he graduated bachelors degree of Computer Science and Philosophy from Tufts University.
However, Godin is not satisfied with his achievement as he proceeded to graduate masters degree in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. From the year 1983 to 1986, Godin worked as a brand manager at Spinnaker Software while completing his master degree.
After graduated in 1986, he quitted his job and founded his own company from his $20,000 savings that knowns today as Seth Godin Productions.
Milestones in life
What makes Godin really rich and famous is the way he founded Yoyodyne as it launched in 1995. This asset is the first product for audiences online that no one has ever thought of, turning it to a huge thing when Flatiron Partners decided to invest in it.
In 1998, Godin chose to sell Yoyodyne to Yahoo for $30 million, making it the best firm when it comes to giving marketing aids to famous companies. Also, it makes him become Yahoo’s vice president in the permission marketing category.
The book that we mentioned above, ‘Unleashing the Ideavirus’, recorded to be the most downloaded e-book in the year 2000. Moreover, because of the brilliant information, it contains, the book was translated into 10 different languages.
After succeeding with his writing milestone, Godin wants to do support and spread his ideas as he created a website called Change This in 2004. After a year of operation, this website has recorded over 800 CEOs who read his ideas.
Now there are a lot of books Godin wrote about, however, below are the top ones that you must know:
- Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
- Permission Marketing: Turning Strangers Into Friends And Friends Into Customers
- Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
- The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)
- All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World
Even though Godin never mentioned what his hobbies really are, we can tell that he loves to write and share his ideas.
“How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” Seth Godin
“If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.” Seth
“Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” Seth Godin