25 Brilliant Marketing Quotes I Wish I’d Said

By July 30, 2019 General No Comments

I love smart, funny, insightful quotes. They’re like succinct little shots of wisdom. Not only can they help you see the world differently, they’re also usually excellent examples of clever wordplay and sharp thinking. Which are things we marketers can always appreciate.

So with no further ado, here are 25 inspiring marketing-related quotes that just might give you some fresh insight as you approach your own marketing.

  1. Marketing is really just about sharing your passion. –Michael Hyatt, virtual business mentor

  2. Amazing things will happen when you listen to the consumer. –Jonathan Midenhall, CMO of Airbnb

  3. Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart. –Joe Chernov, VP Marketing at Pendo

  4. The best marketing strategy ever: CARE. –Gary Vaynerchuk, entrepreneur, speaker & marketing expert

  5. Conversation with customers will increase sales, even if the product or service is never mentioned. –George Farris, founder of Farris Marketing

  6. Never let ads write checks your website can’t cash. –Avinash Kaushik, digital marketing evangelist

  7. Social media is about the people. Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you. – Matt Goulart, digital marketing executive

  8. Content is fire. Social media is gasoline. –Jay Baer, renowned marketing consultant

  9. Social media creates communities, not markets. –Don Schultz, marketing pioneer

  10. You cannot buy engagement. You have to build engagement. –Tara-Nicholle Nelson, CEO of Transformational Customer Insights

  11. Content Marketing is not simply a campaign or a tactic, it’s a commitment. –Valerie Uhlir, partner at Etheral Innovations

  12. Don’t build links. Build relationships. –Rand Fishkin, founder of Moz

  13. Marketing is telling the world you’re a rock star. Content marketing is showing the world you are one. –Robert Rose, content marketing strategist

  14. Content marketing is like a first date. If you only talk about yourself, there won’t be a second one. –David Beebe, branded content producer

  15. Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them. Sometimes, it’s an ad. –Howard Gossage, copywriter and advertising innovator

  16. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. –Maya Angelou, poet

  17. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. –Leonardo Da Vinci, Renaissance man

  18. The most powerful element in advertising is the truth. –William Bernbach, legendary ad man and cofounder of DDB

  19. A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is—it is what consumers tell each other it is. – Scott Cook, cofounder of Intuit

  20. Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touch points. –Jonah Sachs, author and entrepreneur

  21. If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand. –Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks

  22. The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time. –Thomas Jefferson, third president

  23. Make your marketing so useful people would pay you for it. –Jay Baer, renowned marketing consultant

  24. The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself. –Peter Drucker,founder of Drucker Institute

  25. The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing. –Tom Fishburne, marketing cartoonist

Have some favorite marketing quotes of your own? Please share them in the comments below!

Author Mark Zukor

Mark is a copywriter and designer for d.trio.

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