50 Marketing Quotes to Inspire your Business

This article gives you fifty of the most inspirational marketing quotes from top digital marketing thought-leaders.

May their words of wisdom inspire your profits!


50 Inspirational Marketing Quotes


  1. “Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” - Ann Handley
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  2. “Content is fire, social media is gasoline.” - Jay Baer
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  3. “Content marketing is more than a buzzword. It is the hottest trend in marketing because it is the biggest gap between what buyers want and brands produce.” - Michael Brenner
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  4. “Content is King but engagement is Queen, and the lady rules the house!” - Mari Smith
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  5. “Marketing is telling the world you’re a rock star. Content Marketing is showing the world you are one.” - Robert Rose
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  6. “You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” - Pam Moore
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  7. “Don’t settle: Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.” - Chris Brogan
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  8. “Content is the reason search began in the first place.” - Lee Odden
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  9. “The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” - Tom Fishburne
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  10. “Content: there is no easy button.” - Scott Abel
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  11. “Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.” - Jeff Bullas
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  12. “Content is anything that adds value to the reader"s life.” - Avinash Kaushik
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  13. “Your top of the funnel content must be intellectually divorced from your product but emotionally wed to it.” - Joe Chernov
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  14. “Our jobs as marketers are to understand how the customer wants to buy and help them to do so.” - Bryan Eisenberg
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  15. “The future of content marketing is in your hands.” - David Hahn
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  16. “If you build it… you may still need Google AdWords.” - Jennifer Mesenbrink
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  17. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” - Andrew Davis
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  18. “Leverage the strength that you have: that no one else can be you.” - Todd Wheatland
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  19. "Personally, I am very fond of strawberries and cream, but I have found that for some strange reason, fish prefer worms." - Dale Carnegie
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  20. "Personally, I am very fond of strawberries and cream, but I have found that for some strange reason, fish prefer worms." - Dale Carnegie
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  21. “Not viewing your email marketing as content is a mistake.” - Chris Baggott
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  22. “The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” - Seth Godin
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  23. “Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing.” - Mike Volpe
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  24. “Failure is an option.” - Matthew Schwartz
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  25. “Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” - Michael Hyatt
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  26. “Focus on the present… It"s the best gift you can give yourself.” - Carrie Kerpen
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  1. “Just as you don’t need to be on every single TV channel, I don’t believe a brand needs to be on every single social media one in a big way.” - Shiv Singh
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  2. “Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology” - Brian Solis
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  3. “Nothing begets creativity like constraints.” - Christopher Mims
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  4. “Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media.” - Kim Garst
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  5. “Strong customer relationships drive sales, sustainability, and growth.” - Tom Cates
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  6. “As social media grows and matures, showing a return becomes critical.” - Heidi Cohen
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  7. “You can’t just place a few “Buy” buttons on your website and expect your visitors to buy.” - Neil Patel
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  1. “Getting the Like is easy. It's a light action. Anything else requires trust.” - Jon Loomer
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  2. “You can’t push your sales messages on your fans too often.” - Andrea Vahl
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  3. “Incorporate easy email marketing strategies with your Facebook efforts to see bigger results (aka profits!).” - Amy Porterfield
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  4. “When people feel insecure about something, they look around for validation. Show them that other people trust you.“ - Francisco Rosales
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  5. “Word of mouth can be as important, if not more important, for neighborhood businesses as traditional advertising.” - Ekaterina Walter
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  6. “On average, 8 out of 10 people will read your headline copy, but only 2 out 10 will read the rest.” - Brian Clark
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  7. “Empower your readers with social sharing buttons.” - Mike Stelzner
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  8. “Start an editorial calendar that everyone involved in your blog (writers, editors, marketing team, etc.) can access.” - Kristi Hines
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  9. “Make the prospect a more informed buyer with content.” - Robert Simon
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  10. “Too often, feeling intimidated becomes our excuse not to be awesome.” - Scott Stratten
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  11. “The importance of gratitude is never forgotten.” - Deborah Lee
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  12. “Going viral is not an outcome; it"s a happening. Sometimes it happens; sometimes it doesn't. Just remember, fans are vanity and sales are sanity.” - Lori Taylor
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  13. “Our digital future is about enabling better productivity and decision making to enjoy a better quality of life.” - Yacine Baroudi
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  14. “This is a learning process and sometimes you have to fall in order to learn things.” - Christine Korda
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  15. “Successful companies in social media function more like entertainment companies, publishers, or party planners than as traditional advertisers.” - Erik Qualman
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  16. “Most of us have experienced wow moments. We just haven’t taken time to think deeply about them.” - Michael Hyatt
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  17. “Find your spirit, and no challenge will keep you from achieving your goals.” - Christopher Penn
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