The 64 Best Sales Books, Ranked by Reviews

Right now, everyone may have a little more time on their hands than they are used to. Although Netflix, games, and whatever else you use to pass the time are definitely fun, these slower sales periods can also be used to sharpen your skillset. What better way to keep yourself entertained and learn new sales skills than to read a sales book?

We took to online reviews, sales numbers, and many more metrics to build the ultimate list of sales books. You can find them listed below. Whats more is we created Sales Madness, our own sales book version of March Madness! Build your bracket to make your prediction about which is the best sales book of all time, then vote each day during the competition to help choose a winner. Winning brackets will win Apple AirPods, and Audible subscription, and more. The books are below, and you can enter the competition here.

  1. How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie
  2. Think and Grow, Rich Napoleon Hill
  3. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Robert Cialdini
  4. The Go-Giver, Bob Burg & John David Mann
  5. The Coaching Habit, Michael Bungay Stanier
  6. The Greatest Salesman in the World, Og Mandino
  7. Go for No, Richard Fenton & Andrea Waltz
  8. To Sell is Human, Daniel Pink
  9. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling, Frank Bettger
  10. The Challenger Sale, Matthew Dixon & Brent Adamson
  11. Pitch Anything, Oren Klaff
  12. Exactly What to Say, Phil Jones
  13. Way of the Wolf, Jordan Belfort
  14. Fanatical Prospecting, Jeb Blount
  15. Little Red Book of Selling, Jeffrey Gitnomer
  16. Sell or Be Sold, Grant Cardone
  17. New Sales. Simplified., Mike Weinberg
  18. The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone, Fredrik Eklund & Bruce Littlefield
  19. Spin Selling, Neil Rackham
  20. 80/20 Sales and Marketing, Perry Marshall
  21. The Ultimate Sales Machine, Chet Holmes
  22. Predictable Revenue, Aaron Ross & Marylou Tyler
  23. Sell it Like Serhant, Ryan Serhant
  24. The Psychology of Selling, Brian Tracy
  25. Stories That Stick, Kindra Hall
  26. The Sales Development Playbook, Trish Bertuzzi
  27. How to Master the Art of Selling, Tom Hopkins
  28. Never Eat Alone, Keith Ferrazi
  29. The Sales Acceleration Formula, Mark Roberge
  30. Smart Calling, Art Sobczak
  31. The Only Sales Guide You’ll Ever Need, Anthony Iannarino
  32. The Secrets of Closing the Sale, Zig Ziglar
  33. The Perfect Close, James Muir
  34. Selling to Big Companies, Jill Konrath
  35. The New Strategic Selling, Robert Miller & Stephen E. Heiman
  36. Gap Selling, Keenan
  37. Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive, Harvey MacKay
  38. The Art of Closing The Sale, Brian Tracy
  39. Coaching Salespeople into Sales Champions, Keith Rosen
  40. Cracking the Sales Management Code, Jason Jordan
  41. High Profit Prospecting, Mark Hunter
  42. Sales Differentiation, Lee Salz
  43. The Science of Selling, David Hoffeld
  44. Selling from the Heart, Larry Levine
  45. How to Get a Meeting with Anyone, Stu Heinecke
  46. Combo Prospecting, Tony Hughes
  47. Sell with a Story, Paul Smith
  48. Solution Selling, Michael Bosworth
  49. The Machine, Justin Roff-Marsh
  50. Stop Selling & Start Leading, Deb Calvert
  51. Insight Selling, Mike Schultz & John Doerr
  52. Be Bold and Win the Sale, Jeff Shore
  53. Same Side Selling, Ian Altman
  54. 7 Stories Every Salesperson Must Tell, Mike Adams
  55. Emotional Intelligence for Sales Success, Colleen Stanley
  56. Conversations that Sell, Nancy Bleeke
  57. Sales is an Away Game, Lance Tyson
  58. Selling to Zebras, Jeff Koser & Chad Koser
  59. Blueprints for a SaaS Sales Organization, Jacco van der Kooij
  60. Heart and Sell, Shari Levitin
  61. Nonstop Sales Boom, Colleen Francis & Karen Saltus
  62. Whale Hunting, Barbara Weaver Smith
  63. Pick up the Damn Phone, Joanne S. Black
  64. Mastering Your Sales Process, David Masover

About the Author

Zack Cronin

Zack is a Sales Content Specialist at RingDNA. He is passionate about solving everyday problems and increasing performance through innovative technology. Zack has worked directly with sales teams and understands the challenges they face on a daily basis. When he's not developing and sharing knowledge at RingDNA, he loves being outdoors, hiking, and coffee.