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80 Quotes That Will Change The Way Market Your Business

What do Albert Einstein, David Ogilvy, Jonah Sachs, and Maya Angelou have in common? They can all help you gain a better understanding of your marketing strategy and how it does (or doesn’t) work to attract clients and grow your business.

Does that surprise you? Think for a moment about how much thought you’ve put into marketing your business. You’ve no doubt considered getting clients through your social media presence, in-person networking events, and advertising, but have you taken the time to put together a marketing strategy? And is it personalized to target your ideal clients?

If you’re like a lot of professionals, you probably think that branding and marketing are all about you. Well, that’s wrong. Branding and marketing are all about your clients, what they want, and how they feel. Read through these inspiring quotes from some of the world’s greatest thinkers, and you’ll start to think about marketing your business in a whole new way.

  1. “#Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein #quote
  2. “To think #creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller #quote
  3. “#Creativity about life, in all aspects, I think, is still the secret of great #creative people.” – Leo Burnett #quote
  4. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker #quote
  5. “An essential aspect of #creativity is not being afraid to fail.” – Edwin Land #quote
  6. “Good marketers see consumers as complete human beings with all the dimensions real people have.” – Jonah Sachs #quote
  7. “Our jobs as marketers are to understand how the customer wants to buy and help them do so.” – Bryan Eisenberg #quote
  8. “Don’t be afraid to get #creative and experiment with your #marketing.” – Mike Volpe #quote
  9. “If you’re a good #marketing person, you have to be a little crazy.” – Jim Metcalf #quote
  10. “The consumer is not a moron; she is your wife.” – David Ogilvy #quote
  11. “Good #marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” – Joe Chernov #quote
  12. “Make your #marketing so useful people would pay you for it.” – Jay Baer #quote
  13. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek #quote
  14. “Today it’s important to be present, be relevant and add value.” – Nick Besbeas #quote
  15. “Great Execution is the Ultimate Differentiator.” – Margaret Molloy #quote
  16. “The best #marketing doesn’t feel like #marketing.” – Tom Fishburne #quote
  17. “Know thyself. Know the customer. #innovate.” – Beth Comstock #quote
  18. “Instead of using #technology to automate processes, think about using #technology to enhance human interaction.” – Tony Zambito #quote
  19. “If you are an artist, learn science. If you are a scientist, cultivate art.” – Karin Timpone #quote
  20. “We’re all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest.” – Josh Bernoff #quote
  21. “If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not #storytelling. It’s a brochure.” – Jay Baer
  22. “#marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin #quote
  23. “The stories that spread today empower us and give us belief in our own heroic potential.” – Jonah Sachs #quote
  24. “You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.” – Beth Comstock #quote
  25. “Speak to your audience in their language about what’s in their heart.” – Jonathan Lister #quote
  26. “…People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
  27. “#Socialmedia is a “build it, nurture it, engage them and they may come and stay.” – Seth Godin #quote
  28. “#Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin #quote
  29. “#Socialmedia is a contact sport.” – Margaret Molloy #quote
  30. “Successful companies in #socialmedia function more like… party planners than as traditional advertisers.” – Erik Qualman #quote
  31. “If you get bored with #socialmedia, it’s because you are trying to get more value than you create.” – Fast Company #quote
  32. “#Socialmedia is about the people. Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.” – Matt Goulart #quote
  33. “Good #content isn’t about good #storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” – Ann Handley #quote
  34. “#Socialmedia is a contact sport.” – Margaret Molloy #quote
  35. “If your #content isn’t driving conversation, you’re doing it wrong.” – Dan Roth #quote
  36. “#Content is anything that adds value to the reader’s life.” – Avinash Kaushik #quote
  37. “#Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it.” – Lee Odden #quote
  38. “My goal is to spark something within the reader and allow it to initiate an idea they then can grow.” – Warren Whitlock #quote
  39. “Don’t settle…If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.” – Chris Brogan
  40. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” – Benjamin Franklin #quote
  41. “A #brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is — it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook #quote
  42. “Your #brand is a story unfolding across all customer touch points.” – Jonah Sachs #quote
  43. “Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand.” – Seth Godin #quote
  44. “If you can’t explain it to a 6-year old, you don’t know it yourself.” – Albert Einstein #quote
  45. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. ― Coco Chanel #quote
  46. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss #quote
  47. “Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead #quote
  48. “In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” – Charles Darwin #quote
  49. “#Marketing’s job is never done. It’s about perpetual motion. We must continue to #innovate every day.” – Beth Comstock #quote
  50. “New ideas are sometimes found in the most granular details of a problem where few others bother to look.” – Nate Silver #quote
  51. “I’d rather apologize than to be so timid as to never try to do anything smart or brave.” – Lee Clow #quote
  52. “If you’re not failing now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything innovative.” – Woody Allen #quote
  53. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Tony Robbins #quote
  54. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford #quote
  55. “If you don’t have room to fail, you don’t have room to grow. – Jonathan Mildenhall #quote
  56. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates #quote
  57. “If you’re looking for the next big thing, and you’re looking where everyone else is, you’re looking in the wrong place.” – Mark Cuban
  58. “Be where the world is going.” – Beth Comstock #quote
  59. “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.” – Tim Ferriss #quote
  60. “If your actions #inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you’re a leader.” – John Quincy Adams #quote
  61. “#Inspiration doesn’t respond to meeting requests. You can’t schedule greatness.” – Jay Baer #quote
  62. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote
  63. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” – Zig Ziglar #quote
  64. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe #quote
  65. “If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.” – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf #quote
  66. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford #quote
  67. “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt #quote
  68. “You have brilliance in you, your contribution is valuable, and the art you create is precious. Only you can do, and you must.” – Seth Godin
  69. “Bring the best of your authentic self to every opportunity.” – John Jantsch #quote
  70. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde #quote
  71. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”― Eleanor Roosevelt #quote
  72. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar #quote
  73. “How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” – Seth Godin #quote
  74. “A year from now, you’ll wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb #quote
  75. “Do or do not; there is no try.” – Yoda #quote
  76. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” –Ayn Rand #quote
  77. “Don’t bunt. Aim out of the park. Aim for the company of immortals.” – David Ogilvy #quote
  78. “It’s quite fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney #quote

Tierra Wilson

Hi, I'm Tierra, the Owner & Creative Director for TW+CO. When I'm not working with my clients, I'm passionate about teaching creative entrepreneurs and small businesses how to succeed online.


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