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Best Profit Improvement Books

The ultimate effect of just about all books about business management is to see an increase in profit as the end result.

  • More customers and sales – bigger profits
  • Better pricing – higher profit
  • Better motivated and focused employees – increased profit.

However there are some books that are much more focused on increasing profit, even if you can only increase indirectly by the effect of changes on selling prices, costs and sales volumes.

The Best Books About Profit Improvement

You will only see the books I’ve rated at Four Stars (meaning good and well worth reading) and Five Stars (excellent and very highly recommended). Reviews of lower rated books appear on Amazon.co.uk but I haven’t brought the reviews across to my own website.

If you read my reviews, you’ll see I try to explain why I like them but also to identify any weaknesses. My job as a reviewer is to help you to find the most appropriate books rather than to help sell more books.

On that note, if you do decide to buy, I’d appreciate it if you could click through to Amazon on my links as (hopefully) I’ll earn a small referral commission.

Some of these books can be very expensive so, if you’re happy with a hard back or paperback book, take a look at the second hand options on Amazon. Personally I only buy if the condition is described as “As New” or “Very Good” unless I’m really keen and forced to drop down to “Good”.

Five Star Profit Improvement Books

Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You’ve Got by Jay Abraham

Profits Aren’t Everything They’re the Only Thing by George Cloutier

Double Your Business by Lee Duncan

The E Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber

Summary: The E-Myth Revisited: Review and Analysis of Gerber’s Book

The Chic Entrepreneur by Elizabeth Gordon and Leanna Adams

The 7 Success Drivers to HyperGrowth by Scott Hallman

The Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes

Genghis Khan Guide to Business by Brian Charles John Warnes

Four Star Profit Improvement Books

Business SOS by Paul Avins

Breeding Gazelles by Dan Bradbury

The Profits Principles by Steven Briginshaw

How to Double Your Profits within the Year by John Fenton

Double Your Profits in Six Months or Less by Bob Fifer

More Clients… More Often… More Money by Jim Gehrke

E-Myth Mastery by Michael Gerber

Summary: E-Myth Mastery: Review and Analysis of Gerber’s Book

Scaling Up by Verne Harnish

Double Double by Cameron Herold

Summary: The Ultimate Sales Machine: Review and Analysis of Holmes’ Book

Twenty-Five Ways to Improve Sales and Profits without Spending an Extra Dime on Advertising by Richard Johnson

How to Double Your Profits in Six Months or Less by Brian Kaskavalciyan

The Laws of Profit by Michael Kinlow

How To Double Your Profits In 6 Months Or Less by Andre Larabie

Hidden Profits by Richard Legg

Profit First by Mike Michalowicz

The Art of Profitability by Adrian Slywotzky

Why 5% Succeed by Elaine Starling with Gina Robison-Billups

Instant Cashflow by Bradley Sugars

The Secret to Increasing Your Profits by Vincent Turner

Other Categories of Business Books That May Interest You

Business PlanningBusiness Start-UpBusiness StrategyBusiness TurnaroundDifferentiation StrategyFinanceGetting UnstuckInner GameInternet MarketingKPI & Performance MeasurementLeading Your TeamMarketingPricingProfit ImprovementRecessionRetail BusinessSales TrainingSpecific Niche MarketsSystemsTheory Of ConstraintsThinking

Paul Simister is a business coach who helps business owners who are stuck, get unstuck. If your business is based in the UK, you can have a free Business SOS consultation with me to help you get unstuck.

The Profits Principles by Steven Briginshaw

The 7 Success Drivers to HyperGrowth by Scott Hallman

Scaling Up by Verne Harnish

Hidden Profits by Richard Legg

Business SOS by Paul Avins

The Secret to Increasing Your Profits by Vincent Turner

How to Double Your Profits within the Year by John Fenton

Double Your Profits in Six Months or Less by Bob Fifer