Rand Fishkin

Rand Fishkin si an American entrepreneur born in New Jersey who dropped out of the University of Washington in Seattle to purse his entrepreneurial dreams. He is mostly known for being the founder and former CEO of Moz, one of the leading companies offering SEO products and software.

Since its launch, Moz received a total of $29.1 million in three rounds of funding and is currently valued at more than $100 million. The success he had with Moz allowed him to be invited to speak to teams at companies like Google, Facebook or Microsoft and he was also invited to give presentations at the United Nations, Stanford University or YCombinator.

He’s also a very active blogger, being known for his frequent and transparent writing on the Moz blog. Including an incredibly honest post he wrote two years after stepping down as the company’s CEO. He has also frequently mentioned books in his blog posts and talked about reading.

Here are the books recommended by Rand Fishkin:

The Billionaire Who ...

by Conor O'Clery

The Absolutely True ...

by Sherman Alexie

The Upside of Irrati...

by Dan Ariely

Influence: The Psych...

by Robert B. Cialdini

Predictably Irration...

by Dan Ariely

Outliers: The Story ...

by Malcolm Gladwell

The Lean Startup

by Eric Ries

The Tipping Point: H...

by Malcolm Gladwell

Built to Last: Succe...

by Jim Collins, Jerry Porras

Good to Great: Why S...

by Jim Collins