12 Brilliant Quotes About Marketing

21 November 2017

12 Brilliant Quotes About Marketing


In the ever-changing marketing race, it’s easy to get discouraged, frustrated, and just plain burnt-out. For #MotivationalMonday, we’ve created a list of the top 12 quotes about marketing to re-energize you and your strategies. Remember, “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar. Without further ado, here’s the list of our top favorite marketing quotes:


1. When you think you have to market to EVERYONE, and then realize you can give yourself a break:

“You can’t be everything to everyone, but you can be something to someone.”Drew Davis, Brandscaping

2. Sometimes the best plans are also the simplest:

“Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.” –Jeff Bullas

3. Don’t force it:

“The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.”

Tom Fishburne

4. Even the best sometimes need a helping hand:

“If you build it…you may still need Google AdWords.” 

Jennifer Mesenbrink

5. Who knew you needed to consider the hierarchy of the royal family:

“Content is King, but engagement is Queen, and the lady rules the house!” –Mari Smith

6. Don’t overcomplicate things…:

“If you can’t explain it to a 6-year old, you don’t know it yourself.”Albert Einstein

7. …But don’t dumb it down too much:

“Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.”Joe Chernov

8. Don’t overestimate the power of feelings:

“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

9. Social media is a whole different animal:

“Social media creates communities, not markets.”

Don Schultz


10. There’s more than one way to skin a cat:

“Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing.”Mike Volpe

11. Take a break every once and awhile. Sometimes our best ideas come during our periods of rest:

“Switch it off, get away from it all, and stop reading Marketing on your holiday.” –Will Harris

12. Then again…:

“Marketing’s job is never done. It’s about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day.”

Beth Comstock

We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of our favorite quotes about marketing. Now take a look at our article on the Five Stages of the Sales Funnel for further reading.