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38 Inspirational Marketing Quotes

By July 25, 2013May 13th, 2019

97% of bloggers quit within their first year. Building a successful blog is hard work. Here is a collection of 38 inspirational marketing quotes to keep you motivated and engaged.

  1. Social media is an ingredient, not an entreé. – Jay Baer [tweet this]
  2. Either write something worth reading, or do something worth writing about! – Benjamin Franklin [tweet this]
  3. Every choice you make has an end result. – Zig Ziglar [tweet this]
  4. Clients don’t care about the labor pains; they want to see the baby. – Tim Williams [tweet this]
  5. The urgent can drown out the important. – David Meerman Scott [tweet this]
  6. You need to give customers what they want, not what you think they want. – John Ilhan [tweet this]
  7. People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons. – Zig Ziglar [tweet this]
  8. Traditional marketing talks at people – content marketing talks WITH them! – Doug Kessler [tweet this]

      1. Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing. – Mike Volpe [tweet this]
      2. Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken – Oscar Wilde [tweet this]
      3. In the long history of humankind, those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. – Charles Darwin [tweet this]
      4. I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination. – David Ogilvy [tweet this]
      5. Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department. – David Packard [tweet this]
      6. It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than by doubling your traffic. – Jeff Eisenberg [tweet this]
      7. A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is — it is what the consumers tell each other it is. – Scott Cook [tweet this]
      8. A marketing person should always ask one key question when beginning to develop a social media strategy: How much chaos can this organization handle? – Gary Stein [tweet this]
      9. Innovation needs to be part of your culture. Consumers are transforming faster than we are, and if we don’t catch up, we’re in trouble. – Ian Schafer [tweet this]
      10. We must move from numbers keeping score to numbers that drive better actions. – David Walmsley [tweet this]
      11. How can you squander even one more day not taking advantage of the greatest shifts of our generation? How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable? – Seth Godin [tweet this]
      12. Long-range planning works best in the short term. – Doug Evelyn [tweet this]
      13. Twitter is a great place to tell the world what you’re thinking before you’ve had a chance to think about it. – Chris Pirillo [tweet this]
      14. If content is king, then conversion is queen. – John Munsell [tweet this]
      15. As the web becomes a more social and porous medium, remember that interaction and community are going to happen with or without your involvement. You can watch the conversation take place, or you can own and guide it. – Adam Weinroth [tweet this]
      16. Don’t focus on having a great blog. Focus on producing a blog that’s great for your readers. – Brian Clark [tweet this]
      17. Mobile is no longer about what you can do on your cell phone. Mobile is all about doing more, all of the time. – Mitch Joel [tweet this]
      18. Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it. – Erin Bury [tweet this]
      19. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. – Albert Einstein [tweet this]
      20. Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology. – Brian Pollis [tweet this]
      21. The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. – Bill Gates  [tweet this]
      22. Customer experience is the new advertising department. – Max Kalehoff [tweet this]
      23. I would say, as an entrepreneur everything you do – every action you take in product development, in marketing, every conversation you have, everything you do – is an experiment. If you can conceptualize your work not as building features, not as launching campaigns, but as running experiments, you can get radically more done with less effort. – Eric Ries  [tweet this]
      24. The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. – Bill Gates [tweet this]
      25. Blog with passion. Passion spreads. – Scott Stratten [tweet this]
      26. Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles. – Steve Jobs [tweet this]
      27. The paradox is the more info you give away, the more people will buy what you have to give. – Brian Clark [tweet this]
      28. The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect. – Adam Osborne [tweet this]
      29. Blog about price, why?! Because no one else in your industry is doing it! – Marcus Sheridan  [tweet this]
      30. Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. – Benjamin Franklin [tweet this]

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Larry Levenson

Larry is passionate about inbound marketing and is a HubSpot Certified Trainer. He's learned the "secrets" of leveraging HubSpot to make marketing hyper-effective and customizes that information to help our clients meet their goals. Larry lives in Prescott, AZ, and when not at work, he is hiking or hanging out with teenagers as a volunteer with Boys to Men USA.