top of page

900 Inspiring Advertising Quotes From Industry Experts (2023)

1. “If you get bored with social media, it’s because you are trying to get more value than you create.” — Fast Company


2. “Content marketing is financial asset with real value that grows over time“


3. “Inspiration doesn't respond to meeting requests. You can't schedule greatness.” – Jay Baer


4. “Smart brands don’t just ride trend shifts. They start them.” – Ann Handley


5. “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.”


6. “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” – Mark Twain


7. “The only way to win at content marketing is for the reader to say, ‘This was written specifically for me.” – Jamie Turner


8. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” –Zig Ziglar


9. Selling to people through social media is like going to a party, meeting somebody for the first time, and then saying, “Hey, do you want to buy this Tupperware?” — Pat Flynn


10. Blogging is definitely a long term grind and probably the slowest and most painstaking way to make money online. Of course without it any business will struggle to build a presence and momentum (online). — Alex Whalley


11. “Do the right thing as marketers to build trust.” — Jon Dick, VP Marketing, HubSpot


12. People will come to your site because you have good compelling content. You need to hit it from all angles: blog posts, articles, graphs, data, infographics, interactive content — even short pictures when you tweet. — Chris Bennett


13. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” — Benjamin Franklin


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


15. “The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” –Tom Fishburne, “marketoonist”


16. “The consumer is not a moron, she’s your wife.” ~ David Ogilvy (not sure this one stands the test of time. Blame Kessler in the comments. He made me add it!)


17. “Behind every piece of bad content is an executive who asked for it.”


18. “Cosmetic surgery processes the bodies of woman-made women, who make up the vast majority of its patient pool, into man-made women.”


19. You can’t push your sales messages on your fans too often. — Andrea Vahl


20. “To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” – George Kneller


21. “Creativity about life, in all aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” – Leo Burnett


22. “Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first.” – Wendy Piersall


23. “The internet has turned what used to be a controlled, one-way message into a real-time dialogue with millions.” –Danielle Sacks, senior editor at Inc. magazine


24. “The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.” –William Bernbach


25. “Word of mouth can be as important, if not more important, for neighborhood businesses as traditional advertising.” –Ekaterina Walter, marketing strategist


26. “Try and get great ideas, great ideas that nobody has ever had before will last for years”


27. “The stories that spread today empower us and give us belief in our own heroic potential.” — Jonah Sachs


28. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin


29. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. — Ralph Waldo Emerson


30. “It is better to solve one problem five different ways, than five problems one way.” George Polya


31. “Inspiration doesn't respond to meeting requests. You can't schedule greatness.” — Jay Baer


32. “To continue winning the internet marketing game, your content has to be more than just brilliant – it has to give the people consuming that content the ability to become a better version of themselves.” – Michelle StinsonRoss


33. “Marketing is the thoughtful practice of speaking to one individual with content that is personal and purposeful.” – Unknown


34. “Marketing is not selling. Marketing is building a brand in the mind of the prospect.” ― Al Ries


35. “All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire.” Aristotle


36. “Google is the new corporate homepage.” – Jeremiah Owyang, founder of CrowdCompanies


37. “Incorporate easy email marketing strategies with your Facebook efforts to see bigger results (aka profits!).” – Amy Porterfield


38. Stop selling. Start helping. — Zig Ziglar


39. “Social media is not only more cost-effective than advertising, but it also offers great opportunities for innovative engagement with your customers.” – Richard Branson (@richardbranson)


40. “Although recovery requires a lot of work, you don’t have to do it alone! Whatever you need, we are here to help. Get well soon!”


41. “The majority of businessmen are incapable of original thinking because they are unable to escape from the tyranny of reason. Their imaginations are blocked.”


42. “The internet is a big place and yes, most things have already been done… You have to be even more creative.” – Jon Henshaw


43. “At its very core, marketing is storytelling. The best advertising campaigns take us on an emotional journey — appealing to our wants, needs, and desires — while at the same time telling us about a product or service.” — Melinda Partin, Senior Director of Marketing & Digital Strategy, UW Medicine


44. “Search engine marketing and search engine optimization are critically important to online businesses. You can spend every penny you have on a website, but it will all be for nothing if nobody knows your site is there.” – Marc Ostrofsky


45. If you want to continually grow your blog, you need to learn to blog on a consistent basis. — Neil Patel


46. “Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department.”~ David Packard


47. “Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it.” –Lee Odden, digital marketer and strategist


48. “I’d much rather overestimate the intelligence of the consumer than underestimate it.” – Tom McElligott


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


50. “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.” –Steuart Henderson Britt, consumer behavior specialist


51. “The maturing of a woman who has continued to grow is a beautiful thing to behold.


52. “The best marketing doesn't feel like marketing.” — Tom Fishburne, Founder & CEO, Marketoonist


53. “Dishonesty in advertising has proved very unprofitable.” – Leo Burnett


54. “Try and inject into every commercial you make a touch of singularity; a bird that will hook on to the consumers mind”


55. “Today it's important to be present, be relevant and add value." — Nick Besbeas


56. “Find your spirit, and no challenge will keep you from achieving your goals.” – Christopher Penn


57. “Never let ads write checks your website can’t cash.” – Avinash Kaushik


58. “Marketing that works is marketing that people choose to notice.” – Seth Godin


59. “We do not have to spend money and go hungry and struggle and study to become sensual; we always were. We need not believe we must somehow earn good erotic care; we always deserved it.


60. “Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.” –Bill Bernbach


61. “It isn’t just creation and promotion; it is a process as well. I think that’s what a lot of people forget” – Neil Patel


62. “Most agencies run scared, most of the time. . . .Frightened people are powerless to produce good advertising. . . . If I were a client, I would do everything in my power to emancipate my agencies from fear, even to the extent of giving them long-term contracts.” ~ David Ogilvy


63. “Ignoring online marketing is like opening a business but not telling anyone.” — KB Marketing Agency


64. “Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned.” ~ J. B. Priestley


65. “A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is — it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook


66. “Creativity may well be the last legal unfair competitive advantage we can take to run over the competition.” – Dave Trott


67. “If your content isn’t driving conversation, you’re doing it wrong.” –Dan Roth, LinkedIn’s executive editor


68. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” — Socrates


69. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”? Eleanor Roosevelt


70. We should be thinking about social and search as channels that need a unified approach, because the best content should appeal to both channels and the cross-over benefits/economies of scale are potentially huge. — Will Critchlow


71. “You are not by yourself. I’ll be there for you every step of the way.”


72. “Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.” – Brian Chesky


73. “All the creativity books in the world aren’t going to help you if you’re unwilling to have lousy, lame, and even dangerously bad ideas.” – Seth Godin


74. “Content marketing is the gap between what brands produce and what consumers actually want.”


75. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” – Andrew Davis


76. “Content marketing is really like a first date. If all you do is talk about yourself, there won’t be a second date.” – David Beebe, Founder & CEO, Storified Hospitality Group


77. “The best place to hide a dead body is on the 2nd page of Google search results” – I don’t know where I heard that…..


78. “Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Jeff Bezos


79. “Coca-Cola is the only business in the world where no matter which country or town or village you are in, if someone asks what do you do, and you say you work for Coca-Cola, you never have to answer the question, What is that?” Muhtar Kent


80. “Keep pushing forward, my dear buddy. This illness is just another challenge to overcome with willpower and a positive outlook.”


81. Content Marketing has become the catalyst that fuels search and social media activity. — Jim Yu


82. “The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men – the man he is and the man he wants to be.” ~ William Feather


83. “Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.”


84. Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue. — Andrew Davis


85. Content is not king, but a president elected by the votes of those whom it aims to rule. — Raheel Farooq


86. “Advertising - A judicious mixture of flattery and threats.”


87. “Content is king” – Bill Gates


88. Content comes in many forms; we tend to think of written content when the term is used, but the reality is, video and image content can be more useful when it comes to influencing search and social results. — Debra Mastaler


89. “When air conditioning, escalators, and advertising appeared, shopping expanded its scale, but also limited its spontaneity. And it became much more predictable, almost scientific. What had once been the most surprising became the most manipulated.” ~ Rem Koolhaas


90. “What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.” ~ Abraham Lincoln


91. “The entire crew sends you its best wishes. We look forward to you joining us again and partying hard!”


92. “Failure is an option.” – Matthew Schwartz


93. “One of the best ways to sabotage your content is to not tie it to your goals. Know why you’re creating content.” – Ellen Gomes


94. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” Henry Ford


95. “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


96. “The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” ~ David Ogilvy


97. “The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print.” ~ Daniel Starch


98. 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


99. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” - Zig Ziglar


100. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.” –Seth Godin, author & marketing expert


101. “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


102. “Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.” – Brian Solis


103. “The secret of all effective originality in advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.” – Leo Burnett


104. “Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they’d like to go.” – Seth Godin


105. “Our digital future is about enabling better productivity and decision making to enjoy a better quality of life.” – Yacine Baroudi


106. It’s a good idea to understand how to work [Bing and Google] for maximum SEO and ranking benefit. — Debra Mastaler


107. “Content marketing represents the gap between what brands produce and what consumers actually want.” – Michael Brenner


108. The days of SEO being a game outsmarting algorithms are over. Today content strategy and valuable, sustainable strategies are essential, not just tricks and links. — Adam Audette


109. “Nobody reads advertising. People read what interests them, and sometimes it’s an ad.” Howard Gossage


110. “It lasted 19 years that campaign, because it’s pretty good advertising. Apart from the eye-patch, the copy is very good. It’s all about the product. We don’t mess around”


111. Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well. — Ann Handley


112. “Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.” ~ John Lahr


113. “Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.” –Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla.


114. “Don’t tell me how good you make it; tell me how good it makes me when I use it.” – Leo Burnett


115. “A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it’s what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook


116. “The marketing funnel can give marketers funnel-vision. In focusing on the transaction over the relationship, marketers can lose sight of the actual consumer the funnel was designed to reach.” – Tom Fishburne


117. “Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it.” — Lee Odden


118. “The more you tell, the more you sell.” – David Ogilvy


119. “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” ~ Peter Drucker


120. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” — Andrew Davis, Author & Keynote Speaker, Monumental Shift


121. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.”


122. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” - Seth Godin


123. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde


124. “The news is glorified gossip.”


125. “Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.”


126. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you’re a leader.” - John Quincy Adams


127. Stop advertising and start innovating.


128. “There is nothing more valuable than a spotless reputation.” ~ William Shakespeare


129. “Most consumers don’t mind hearing from brands as long as it is a solution, where we are not trying to sell something, but we are trying to solve something.” — Kelly Frederickson


130. “Marketers need to build digital relationships and reputation before closing a sale.” – Chris Brogan


131. “The more you tell, the more you sell”


132. “I never tell one client that I cannot attend his sales convention because I have a previous engagement with another client; successful polygamy depends upon pretending to each spouse that she is the only pebble on your beach.” ~ David Ogilvy


133. “When it comes to content, the best marketers know that self-promotion is good!” — Kieran Flanagan, VP Marketing, HubSpot


134. “Art directors speak in pictures. If you want an art director to understand what you're saying, you need to draw some lines and circles on a piece of paper.”


135. “Smart marketers and smart brand managers understand the importance of leveraging frame of reference to build their brands.” – Mark Shapiro


136. “Think of this illness as a test of your strength. Show it how strong you are!”


137. A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is — it is what consumers tell each other it is. — Scott Cook


138. “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but nobody else does.”


139. “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” — Brandon Sanderson, Author


140. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney


141. “If you are an artist, learn science. If you are a scientist, cultivate art.” — Karin Timpone


142. “Content Marketing is a commitment, not a campaign.” ~ Jon Buscall


143. “The best marketing doesn't feel like marketing.” — Tom Fishburne


144. “Social media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people, and the people will provide you.” – Matt Goulart


145. Getting the Like is easy. It’s a light action. Anything else requires trust. — Jon Loomer


146. “Never write an advertisement which you wouldn’t want your family to read. You wouldn’t tell lies to your own wife. Don’t tell them to mine”


147. “Build a lifestyle around your brand, and the audience will follow.” Eva Chen


148. “My goal is to spark something within the reader and allow it to initiate an idea they then can grow.” — Warren Whitlock


149. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” – Andrew Davis, marketing speaker & bestselling author


150. Great execution is the ultimate differentiator. — Margaret Molloy


151. “Most of us have experienced wow moments. We just haven’t taken time to think deeply about them.” – Michael Hyatt


152. “We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.” – Jimmy Neil Smith


153. Companies are rushing headlong into content today, and rightly so. It’s a battle to get noticed online amidst the noise and crowds. — Adam Audette


154. “Your culture is your brand.” –Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos


155. “I don’t know the rules of grammar. If you’re trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language.”


156. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss


157. “Compete with the immortals”


158. “Sell the problem you solve. Not the product you make.” –Unknown


159. “The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.” ~ Leo Burnett


160. “Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead


161. “Inspiration is the most important part of our digital strategy.” — Paull Young, Charitable GIving Lead, Facebook


162. “Our success is a direct result of knowing how to market a brand and having the right people representing the brand.” ― Greg Norman


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


164. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand


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


166. “The consumer is not a moron; she is your wife.” – David Ogilvy


167. “If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative.” ~ David Ogilvy


168. “Advertising is the principal reason why the business person has come to inherit the earth.” ~ James Adams


169. “Social media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide you.” — Matt Goulart, Founder, Ignite Digital


170. Incorporate easy email marketing strategies with your Facebook efforts to see bigger results (aka profits!). — Amy Porterfield


171. “If you take a risk and it doesn't go as planned, welcome to the club.” — Fran Hauser, Startup Investor, Advisor, & Author


172. “Even when you are marketing to your entire audience or customer base, you are still simply speaking to a single human at any given time.” – Ann Handley


173. “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product and services fits him and sells itself.” – Peter Drucker


174. “We’re all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest.” - Josh Bernoff


175. “Word of mouth is the most valuable form of marketing, but you can’t buy it. You can only deliver it. And you have to really deliver.” – G-Eazy


176. “Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.” ~ Sinclair Lewis


177. “Self-denial can lock women into a smug and critical condescension to other, less devout women.


178. In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss: to market to your best customers first. — John Romero


179. “Nothing sticks in your head better than a story. Stories can express the most complicated ideas in the most digestible ways.” — Sam Balter, Sr. Marketing Manager of Podcasts, HubSpot


180. The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability. –Simon Mainwaring, marketing consultant


181. “Social media creates communities, not markets.” – Don Schultz, marketing pioneer


182. “Ads sell a great deal more than products. They sell values, images, and concepts of success and worth.”


183. “Content: there is no easy button.” – Scott Abel


184. “Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.” — Elon Musk, Co-Founder & CEO, SpaceX


185. “The sole purpose of marketing is to sell more to more people, more often and at higher prices. There is no other reason to do it.” ~ Sergio Zyman


186. Search engine optimization plays a major role in the language of the World Wide Web as a noun, verb and adjective. — Todd Malicoat


187. “Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.”


188. If you can't explain it to a 6-year old, you don't know it yourself. — Albert Einstein


189. “Make your customer the hero of your stories.” ~ Ann Handley


190. “Good marketers tell a story.” ― Seth Godin


191. “Social media was designed to SHARE what you’re doing and who you are, not BE what you’re doing and be who you are.” — Richie Norton, Author


192. “Social media success formula: Content + Engagement + Conversion. Rinse. Repeat.” — Mari Smith


193. “All the creativity books in the world aren’t going to help you if you’re unwilling to have lousy, lame and even dangerously bad ideas.”


194. “I am in such great pain seeing you suffer. I wish I had the power to heal you in a single night. I wish you a speedy recovery, my darling!”


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


196. “To advertisers: “Do not compete with your agency in the creative area. Why keep a dog and bark yourself?”” ~ David Ogilvy , Creative advertising quotes


197. “Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media.” –Kim Garst, social media strategist


198. “Marketing takes a day to learn and a lifetime to master.” ~ Phil Kolter


199. “If you think marketing is expensive, you’re doing it wrong.” – Stacey Kehoe


200. “Nothing begets creativity like constraints.” – Christopher Mims


201. “Start an editorial calendar that everyone involved in your blog (writers, editors, marketing team, etc.) can access.” – Kristi Hines


202. “Strong customer relationships drive sales, sustainability, and growth.” –Tom Cates, chairman and founder of The Brookeside Group


203. “Market like the year you are in.” -Gary Vaynerchuk


204. “It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country” ~ Raymond Chandler


205. Social is the way our work gets discovered. Content that is truly exceptional, unique, and useful can earn tremendous awareness through social media, and that social amplification often leads to great links, which leads to great rankings. — Rand Fishkin


206. “A magazine is simply a device to induce people to read advertising.”


207. “Think about all the blessings in your life while you close your eyes. Celebrate the Lord’s goodness. Despite being ill, you can still breathe. God will shortly heal you.”


208. “Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” — Michael Hyatt, NY Times Best Selling Author


209. The currency of blogging is authenticity and trust. — Jason Calacanis


210. “What separates good content from great content is a willingness to take risks and push the envelope.” — Brian Halligan, CEO & Co-founder, HubSpot


211. “To continue winning the internet marketing game, your content has to be more than just brilliant — it has to give the people consuming that content the ability to become a better version of themselves.” — Michelle StinsonRoss, Managing Director of Marketing Operations, Apogee Results


212. “Brand equity is the sum of all the hearts and minds of every single person that comes into contact with your company.” — Christopher Betzter, Brand Strategist


213. “Good ad; all facts. No adjectives. All specifics. Sold a lot of cars”


214. “Make it simple, but significant.” – Don Draper


215. “Content is anything that adds value to the reader”s life.” – Avinash Kaushik


216. “Know thyself. Know the customer. Innovate.” – Beth Comstock


217. Content marketing needs to be at the heart of your SEO efforts. It has always been that way, but is even more so now because Google is so much more effective at understanding the context of content and how it is shared, etc. — Chris Bennett


218. “Master the topic, the message, and the delivery.” – Steve Jobs


219. “An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.” — Edwin Land


220. Had I been five or six years older, the sheer absurdity of trying to sell advertising to major companies, in a magazine that did not yet exist, edited by two fifteen-year-old schoolboys, would have prevented me from picking up the phone at all. But I was too young to contemplate failure.”


221. “You need to create ridiculously good content – content that is useful, enjoyable and inspired.”- Ann Handley


222. “Marketing strategy is a series of integrated actions leading to a sustainable competitive advantage.” ― John Sculley


223. “Yes, life is hard right now. But it won’t always be this way. You will make a quick recovery and get back in fighting form soon!”


224. “The key is, no matter what story you tell, make your buyer the hero.” –Chris Brogan, CEO of Owner Media Group


225. “Get well soon so you can continue to offer me joy and happiness as always.”


226. “I have noticed that agencies which are full of fun and ferment seem to create the best advertising. If you are not happy in advertising, for goodness sake find a job in which you would be happy. For as far as I know, we pass this way only once”


227. “I’m not saying that charming, witty and warm copy won’t sell. I’m just saying I’ve seen thousands of charming, witty campaigns that didn’t sell.”


228. “The beauty myth is always actually prescribing behaviour and not appearance.”


229. Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers. — Seth Godin


230. “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” – Tony Robbins


231. “Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.”


232. “Products are made in the factory, but brands are created in the mind.” — Walter Landor, Founder, Landor


233. The paradox is the more info you give away, the more people will buy what you have to give… — Brian Clark


234. “At its very core, marketing is storytelling. The best advertising campaigns take us on an emotional journey — appealing to our wants, needs, and desires — while at the same time telling us about a product or service.” – Melinda Partin


235. Selling stuff is easy. All you gotta do is give away stuff that makes people happy …and then sell stuff that makes ’em even happier. — Frank Kern


236. “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 Institiute


237. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. — Mark Zuckerberg


238. “Markets are conversations.” ~ The Cluetrain Manifesto


239. “Make every interaction count, even the small ones. They are all relevant.” Shep Hyken


240. “Mass consumption, advertising, and mass art are a corporate Frankenstein; while they reinforce the system, they also undermine it.” ~ Ellen Willis


241. “Empower your readers with social sharing buttons.” – Mike Stelzner


242. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” ~ Benjamin Franklin


243. “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people” – William Butler Yeats


244. “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” ~ Peter F. Drucker


245. “Every single element in an advertisement – headline, subhead, photo, and copy – must be put there not because it looks good, not because it sounds good, but because testing has shown that it works best!” – John Caples


246. “Tell the truth, but make the truth fascinating. You know you can’t bore people into buying your product, you can only interest them into buying it.” – David Ogilvy


247. “Good content should be at the heart of your strategy, but it is equally important to keep the display context of that content in mind as well.” –Tim Frick, principal of MightyBytes


248. “Take a risk and keep testing, because what works today won’t work tomorrow, but what worked yesterday may work again.” — Amrita Sahasrabudhe, VP Marketing, FastMed Urgent Care


249. “If you want to be interesting, be interested.” David Ogilvy


250. “Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.” ~ Marshall McLuhan


251. “Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” – Michael Hyatt


252. The next time you hear a social media myth, question it. Ask for the proof, and ask out loud. — Dan Zarrella


253. Successful blogging is not about one time hits. It’s about building a loyal following over time. — David Aston


254. The internet affords a level of relationship with consumers hitherto unfathomable. — Lucas Donat


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


256. “If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough.” - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf


257. “Buy me and you will overcome the anxieties I have just reminded you of” ~ Michael Schudson


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


259. Making money from blogging requires you to do only two things: drive a lot traffic, then maximize the income from that traffic. — John Chow


260. “On average, 8 out of 10 people will read your headline copy, but only 2 out 10 will read the rest.” – Brian Clark


261. “You are a champion, so I do not doubt you’ll overcome this challenge! Get well quickly, buddy!”


262. “Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff I. Richards


263. “There are no insect eggs in my food.” Mrs. White reiterated.


264. “Marketing’s job is never done. It’s about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day.” –Beth Comstock, Vice Chair of GE


265. “Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.”


266. “Given the reality of limited time and resources, best practices provide a valuable, low risk, default starting point.” – Chad White


267. “Advertising in the final analysis should be news. If it is not news it is worthless.” – Adolph Ochs


268. “Worry is a waste of imagination.” – Walt Disney


269. “Discoverability equals sales in the digital world.” — Dev Chandan, Founder, Dev Chandan


270. “We’re all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest.” — Josh Bernoff


271. “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” — Lou Holtz, Former Football Coach, Notre Dame


272. “I don’t believe in tricky advertising, I don’t believe in cute advertising, I don’t believe in comic advertising. The people who perpetrate that kind of advertising never had to sell anything in their lives”


273. “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


274. “Finding new ways, more clever ways to interrupt people doesn’t work.” – Seth Godin


275. “What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.” ~ Vilhjalmur Stefansson


276. “Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.” –Jeff Bullas, digital marketing influencer


277. “Today it's important to be present, be relevant and add value." – Nick Besbeas


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


279. “Today it’s important to be present, be relevant and add value.” –Nick Besbeas, former CMO of LinkedIn


280. The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing. — Tom Fishburne


281. “Market like the year you are in!” ~ Gary Vaynerchuck


282. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. ― Coco Chanel


283. “We went from being the Flintstones to the Jetsons in 9 months.” — Dan Schulman


284. Integrating your online marketing efforts is all about breaking down silos and delivering amazing results. Social and SEO marketers are a big part of this. — Jim Yu


285. “Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.” – Leo Burnett


286. It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than by doubling your traffic. — Jeff Eisenberg


287. Create a link through which you can market your dream products. Create a blog or a website of your own depending on what you want to be recognized for. Share your experiences through these media. — Israelmore Ayivor


288. “When people feel insecure about something, they look around for validation. Show them that other people trust you.“ – Francisco Rosales


289. “If you build it… you may still need Google AdWords.” – Jennifer Mesenbrink


290. “Page after page, advert after advert. Lipsticks, undies, tinned food, patent medicines, slimming cures, face-creams. A sort of cross-section of the money world. A panorama of ignorance, greed, vulgarity, snobbishness, whoredom and disease.”


291. “The best marketing doesn't feel like marketing.” - Tom Fishburne


292. “Nobody should be allowed to create general advertising until he has served his apprenticeship in direct-response”


293. “Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” – Robert McKee


294. “If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” — Jay Baer, Content Marketer & Co-Author


295. “The customer is not a moron. She’s your wife.” David Ogilvy


296. Integrating your search and social efforts brings better brand visibility and higher conversion rates. — Jim Yu


297. “A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories, and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or service over another.” — Seth Godin, Founder & CEO, Do You Zoom


298. “The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. What won’t change is the community’s desire to network.” — Kami Huyse


299. “Make something people want and sell that, or be someone people need and sell you.” – Ryan Lilly


300. “Social media requires that business leaders start thinking like small-town shop owners. This means taking the long view and avoiding short-term benchmarks to gauge progress. It means allowing the personality, heart, and soul of the people who run all levels of the business to show.” – Gary Vaynerchuk


301. “Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.” – Henry Ford


302. “If you don’t give the market the story to talk about, they’ll define your brand’s story for you.” —David Brier


303. Where the Internet is about availability of information, blogging is about making information creation available to anyone. — George Siemens


304. “Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” ~ Seth Godin


305. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” –Leonardo Da Vinci, renaissance man


306. “To think creatively, we must be able to look afresh at what we normally take for granted.” — George Kneller


307. “If you break the rules, you’re going to stand a better chance of breaking through the clutter than if you don’t.” – Tom McElligott


308. “The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.”


309. “Make the prospect a more informed buyer with content.” – Robert Simon


310. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” –Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon


311. “It is a good thing that women are so easily manipulated. Otherwise, most of us wouldn't be here.”


312. “It’s no longer the big beating the small, but the fast beating the slow.” — Eric Pearson


313. “It’s never been easier for audiences to skip, filter, or avoid advertising, so the best ideas are the ones that respect that the audience needs to get something out of the work; it should inspire, satisfy, or motivate them. You can’t just bombard people with messages anymore.”


314. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” — Andrew Davis


315. “It’s quite fun to do the impossible.” – Walt Disney


316. “Advertising must respect the intelligence of its audience and if it does not prompt them to think, it will be instantly dismissed.” – Maurice Saatchi


317. “The stories that spread today empower us and give us belief in our own heroic potential.” – Jonah Sachs


318. “Don’t tell me how good you make it; tell me how good it makes me when I use it.” - Leo Burnett


319. New marketing is about the relationships, not the medium. — Ben Grossman


320. “Marketing’s job is never done. It’s about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day.” — Beth Comstock, Former CMO & Vice Chair, GE


321. “The more story-appeal there is in the picture or in the photograph, the more people would look at your ad”


322. “In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” - Charles Darwin


323. Unfortunately, blogging generally requires a lot of work! Gaining a large readership for your business blog requires much of your attention and a big dose of patience. — Chadrack Irobogo


324. “We are all in your corner and waiting for you to make a full recovery so we can all go on that road trip we have been planning for years!”


325. “The number of people publishing content on social networks is growing at a staggering rate. Standing out means not trying to be all things to all people. Stand for something specific and focus on going deep on that topic with your messaging, engagement, connections and content.” – Lee Odden


326. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make but about the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin


327. “A good workout is when you make your dry fit shirt look like false advertising.” – Anonymous


328. “Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” — Robert McKee, Author


329. “Consumers still buy products whose advertising promises them value for money, beauty, nutrition, relief from suffering, social status and so on. All over the world”


330. “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” — Zig Ziglar


331. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” – Jeff Bezos


332. “Marketing used to be about making a myth and telling it. Now it’s about telling a truth and sharing it.” – Marc Mathieu


333. “Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology” – Brian Solis


334. “Word of mouth can be as important, if not more important, for neighborhood businesses as traditional advertising.” – Ekaterina Walter


335. “In network marketing, the whole point is not to sell a product but to build a network, an army of people who are all representing that same product or service to share with others.” – Robert Kiyosaki


336. “Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.” — Elon Musk


337. “If great content is the hero, then banners are the villain.”


338. “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


339. “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


340. If you're a good marketing person, you have to be a little crazy. — Jim Metcalf


341. “The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the vision, values, and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.” — Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Apple


342. “Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing.” –Rebecca Lieb, media & content strategist


343. “Let your body relax and take your medication as directed. We are all with you!”


344. “It’s all about people. It’s about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges.” – Mike Davidson


345. “Recover quickly, pal. I’m sending you my best thoughts and prayers.”


346. “Leverage the strength that you have: that no one else can be you.” – Todd Wheatland


347. “Pushing a company agenda on social media is like throwing water balloons at a porcupine.” — Erik Qualman


348. “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” — Jeff Bezos, Founder & CEO, Amazon


349. “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


350. “Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret… to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink.” – Leo Burnett


351. “The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time.” ~ Thomas Jefferson


352. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar


353. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you’re a leader.” — John Quincy Adams


354. “Your top of the funnel content must be intellectually divorced from your product but emotionally wed to it.” – Joe Chernov


355. “It's in our biology to trust what we see with our eyes. This makes living in a carefully edited, overproduced and photoshopped world very dangerous.”


356. “On average, 8 out of 10 people will read your headline copy, but only 2 out 10 will read the rest.” – Brian Clark, CEO of Rainmaker Digital


357. “Speak to your audience in their language about what’s in their heart.” – Jonathan Lister


358. “To impress your offer on the mind of the reader or listener, it is necessary to put it into brief, simple language. You have got to hit them where they live in the heart or in the head.” – John Caples


359. “Be more ambitious. Don’t bunt. When you get a job to do a story or an ad, try and hit the ball out of the park every time”


360. “The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be.”


361. “The next five years will be more disruptive than the last 15. This is NOT business as usual. A lot of technology that came in three years ago doesn’t work anymore.” — Saul Berman


362. “The Internet offers an interesting combination of advertising and community – by participating in the community you can become an advertisement for yourself.” ~ Walter Jon Williams


363. “The creative process is fueled by divergent thinking — a breaking away from familiar or established ways of seeing and doing.” — The Innovator’s Toolkit, Harvard Business Essentials


364. “Brands need to take the phrase ‘acting like a publisher’ literally.” -Dietrich Mateschitz, CEO of RedBull


365. “Not viewing your email marketing as content is a mistake.” –Chris Baggott, CEO of Compendium


366. “ Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.” — Jeff Bullas, CEO, Jeffbullas.com Pty Ltd.


367. Search engine optimizers are the future’s most successful real estate tycoons. Our formidable capabilities have provided us with an incredible opportunity to gather great viewers at an inexpensive cost. — Brian Provost


368. “If you don’t have room to fail, you don’t have room to grow.” — Jonathan Mildenhall


369. “Affiliate marketing has made businesses millions and ordinary people millionaires.” – Bo Bennett


370. Content is king, but marketing is queen, and runs the household. — Gary Vaynerchuk


371. Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first. — Wendy Piersall


372. That’s great advertising when you can turn Chicago into a city you’d want to spend more than three hours in.


373. “Even when you are marketing to your entire audience or customer base, you are still simply speaking to a single human at any given time.” –Ann Handley, head of content at MarketingProfs


374. “Tender loving care has consistently been recognized throughout history as a valuable component in healing.”


375. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” — Albert Einstein


376. “Great content is the best sales tool in the world.” -Marcus Sheridan


377. “Don’t find customers for your products. Find products for your customers.” Seth Godin


378. “Go for the edges. Challenge yourself and your team to describe what those edges are, and then test which edge is most likely to deliver the marketing results you seek.” – Seth Godin


379. “Your personal brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room – remember that. And more importantly, let’s discover why!” – Chris Ducker, personal brand entrepreneur


380. “Marketing without data is like driving with your eyes closed.” – Dan Zarrella, social media scientist


381. “Power doesn’t come from content, power comes from the content that moves.” – Mark Schaefer


382. “Your disease is not as powerful as you are. You will come out stronger at the end of this ordeal.”


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


384. “A man who stops advertising to save money is like a man who stops the clock to save time.” – Henry Ford


385. What you do after you create your content is what truly counts. — Gary Vaynerchuk


386. “Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first.” –Wendy Piersall, writer & blogger


387. “Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department.” The funny thing is, when marketing extends beyond the marketing department, the business doesn’t call it marketing anymore.


388. Content is fire, social media is gasoline. — Jay Baer


389. “On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.” – David Ogilvy


390. “I wish you could feel the love that is currently enveloping you. We eagerly anticipate your recovery.”


391. “Advertising is the life of trade.” ~ Calvin Coolidge


392. “A great headline mixed with a lame opening is like inviting someone into your house, only to slam the door in their face as they approach.” – Brian Clark


393. “The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be.” ~ David Ogilvy


394. “Don’t build links. Build relationships.” –Rand Fishkin, founder of Moz


395. “Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.” ~ David Ogilvy


396. “Content marketing is really like a first date. If all you do is talk about yourself, there won’t be a second date.” – David Beebe


397. “Take two ideas and put them together to make one new idea. After all, what is a Snuggie but a mutation of a blanket and a robe?” – Jim Kukral


398. “Except for you, I have no one else to discuss my daily existence with. So I hope you get well soon!”


399. “Don’t tell me how good you make it; tell me how good it makes me when I use it.” -Leo Burnett


400. “If you form a strategy without research, your brand will barely float and at the speed industries move at today brands sink fast. — Ryan Holmes


401. “My motto has always been: Only first class business and that in a first class way”


402. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford


403. “Many companies have forgotten they sell to actual people. Humans care about the entire experience, not just the marketing or sales or service. To really win in the modern age, you must solve for humans.” — Dharmesh Shah, CTO & Co-Founder, HubSpot


404. “An ad is finished only when you no longer can find a single element to remove.”—Robert Fleege, advertising expert


405. “Content Marketing is not simply a campaign or a tactic, it’s a commitment.” – Valerie Uhlir, partner at Ethereal Innovations


406. “I have always believed that writing advertisements is the second most profitable form of writing. The first, of course, is ransom notes.” ~ Phil Dusenberry


407. “Content is king, but engagement is queen, and the lady rules the house!” –Mari Smith, social media master


408. Empower your readers with social sharing buttons. — Mike Stelzner


409. “You can’t expect to just write and have visitors come to you. That’s too passive.” –Anita Campbell, CEO of Small Business Trends


410. “Banners have 99 problems and a click ain’t one.” – Scott Sorokin


411. “Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touch points.” –Jonah Sachs, author & entrepreneur


412. “Focus more on mastering your branding and connect with customers, you’ll sell more” – Victoria Taylor Marketing


413. “Identity is cause; brand is effect, and the strength of the former influences the strength of the latter.” — Larry Ackerman


414. “Behind every tweet, share and purchase, there is a person. Care more about the person and less about the share.” – Shafqat Islam


415. “Marketing is awareness and sales is the solution. Marketing and sales combined are awareness about a solution that goes hand in hand together.” – Aiyaz Uddin


416. “Content Marketing is all the Marketing that’s left.” – Seth Godin


417. “Marketing is not anyone’s job… It’s everyone’s job!” ~ Jack Welch (Thanks to my new twitter friend Leigh Cowan)


418. “And do you know what is the most-often missing ingredient in a sales message? It’s the sales message that doesn’t tell an interesting story. Storytelling … good storytelling … is a vital component of a marketing campaign.” — Gary Halbert, Author


419. “Inbound marketing and account-based marketing are like a taco and a burrito. They have the same ingredients, they’re just shaped differently.” – Joe Chernov


420. “Talent, I believe, is most likely to be found among nonconformists, dissenters, and rebels.” – David Ogilvy


421. “If you are an artist, learn science. If you are a scientist, cultivate art.” – Karin Timpone


422. Word of mouth can be as important, if not more important, for neighborhood businesses as traditional advertising. — Ekaterina Walter


423. “The importance of gratitude is never forgotten.” – Deborah Lee


424. “Our jobs as marketers are to understand how the customer wants to buy and help them to do so.” –Bryan Eisenberg, speaker and online marketing pioneer


425. “If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” – Jay Baer


426. “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.”


427. “Content is anything that adds value to the reader's life.” — Avinash Kaushik


428. “You would be well and happy forever if I could heal you through hugs and kisses. But I will still try my best! XOXO”


429. “Gillette--The best a man can get."


430. “Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.” ~ Stephen Leacock


431. “Your personal brand is a promise to your clients… a promise of quality, consistency, competency, and reliability.” –Jason Hartman, CEO of Platinum Properties Investor Network


432. “Do or do not; there is no try.” — Yoda


433. “People will ignore or skip anything they don’t like. So brands have to start making things they love.” — Steve Pratt, Partner, Pacific Content


434. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek


435. “I don't subscribe to the thesis, 'Let the buyer beware,' I prefer the disregarded one that goes, 'Let the seller be honest.'” — Isaac Asimov


436. Recognize advertising for what it is—propaganda. Call out the lie.


437. “The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.”


438. “If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” — Jay Baer


439. “It's not what you sell that matters as much as how you sell it!” — Brian Halligan, CEO & Co-Founder, HubSpot


440. “We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.” – David Beebe, branded content producer


441. This is the era of less is more with SEO. — Adam Audette


442. “Marketing is that key with infinite locks for eternity while ensuring it trends with all blends” just thought of sharing this as well to your inspiring list


443. “You can’t tiptoe into social media. You have to jump into the pool. People have a natural fear of it. But the scary part is not being there. Your customer is already there.” — Dave Saunders


444. “Branding demands commitment: commitment to continual reinvention, striking chords with people to stir their emotions, and commitment to imagination. It is easy to be cynical about such things, much harder to be successful.” — Sir Richard Branson


445. “The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” – Tom Fishburne


446. The future of SEO is here: understanding and marketing to specific and defined audiences through search engines. — Adam Audette


447. “At its heart, copywriting is about understanding how other people feel and showing them alternatives to the life they lead.” Andy Maslen


448. “Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.” ~ William Bernbach


449. “Every trackable interaction creates a data-point, and every data-point tells a piece of the customer’s story.” – Paul Roetzer


450. “Is creativity some obscure, esoteric art form? Not on your life. It’s the most practical thing a businessman can employ.” – Bill Bernbach


451. “When marketing is not grounded in a foundation of authentic messaging with authority, integrity and ability, it can end up costing worlds more, saying worlds less and sounding the same as so many others.” – Loren Weisman


452. “The brands that will thrive in the coming years are the ones that have purpose beyond profit.” Richard Branson


453. “90% of CEOs believe the digital economy will impact their industry, but less than 15% are executing on a digital strategy.” — MIT Sloan and Capgemini


454. “Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media.” – Kim Garst


455. “Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn’t have to advertise it.” ~ Will Rogers


456. “If you just help your customers, or help your buyers buy, and answer the questions that they have in that journey, then you can really succeed.” –Michael Brenner


457. “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


458. I think there’s two ways to make money online. One way is by selling other people’s stuff, the other way is by selling your stuff. — Jeff Walker


459. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” Andrew Davis


460. “Instead of interrupting, work on attracting.” — Dharmesh Shah, CTO & Co-Founder, HubSpot


461. “Marketing with content is not the same thing as content marketing“


462. “If you’re not failing now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything innovative.” — Woody Allen


463. “I think the real risk comes in being willing to try to be authentic.” – Dan Weiden


464. “We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes — understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.” — Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global


465. “Marketing is the act of inventing the product. The effort of designing it. The craft of producing it. The art of pricing it. The technique of selling it.” ― Seth Godin


466. “As convenient as the pencil,” said the advertising. “You press the button, we do the rest.” That pretty much summed up George Eastman’s vision when his company, Eastman Kodak, introduced the first cameras ever to be sold to the general public.”


467. “Build it, and they will come” only works in the movies. Social Media is a “build it, nurture it, engage them and they may come and stay.” – Seth Godin, author & marketing expert


468. “Traditional marketing and advertising is telling the world you’re a rock star. Content Marketing is showing the world that you are one.” –


469. “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” — Walt Disney, Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company


470. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” — Henry Ford


471. “It did what all ads are supposed to do: create an anxiety relievable by purchase.”


472. “Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.” – Elon Musk


473. “What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form.” ~ David Ogilvy


474. “People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.”


475. “Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” — Ann Handley


476. “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 R. Taylor, Founder, Rev Media Marketing


477. “As long as you need my care, I will be here to do so and nurse you back to wellness. I love and appreciate you.”


478. “People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek


479. “Our head of social media is the customer” – McDonald’s


480. “The aim of marketing is to make selling superfluous.” ~ Peter Drucker


481. “The trouble with many copywriters in general agencies are that they don’t really think in terms of selling. They have never written direct-response; they have never tasted blood”


482. “Instead of one-way interruption, web marketing is about delivering useful content at just the right moment that a buyer needs it.” – David Meerman Scott


483. “New ideas are sometimes found in the most granular details of a problem where few others bother to look.” – Nate Silver


484. “Instead of using technology to automate processes, think about using technology to enhance human interaction.” –Tony Zambito, lead authority in buyer personas


485. Opportunities in social media marketing seem boundless; the best do not seek to disrupt conversations but to integrate — to add something useful and compelling. — Nuri Djavit


486. “Getting the like is easy. It’s a light action. Anything else requires trust.” – Jon Loomer, Facebook Ads expert


487. “Creativity isn’t about predictability, it has to surprise and challenge, it has to be daring and yet motivating.”


488. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” — Simon Sinek


489. “If great content is the hero, then banners are the villain.” – Michael Brenner


490. “I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.” ~ Franz Kafka


491. “The consumer isn’t a moron; she is your wife.” ~ David Ogilvy


492. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand


493. “Advertising brings in customers, but word-of-mouth brings in the best customers.” –Jonah Berger, author & marketing professor


494. “When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo Burnett


495. “You need to be a risk-taker, but you have to also make sure that you are a calculated risk-taker.” – Pooja Agnihotri


496. “Don’t bunt. Aim out of the park. Aim for the company of immortals.” — David Ogilvy


497. “Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them.” – Doug Kessler


498. “Authentic brands don’t emerge from marketing cubicles or advertising agencies. They emanate from everything the company does.”


499. “Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them.”


500. “Tell the truth, but make the truth fascinating. You know you can’t bore people into buying you product, you can only interest them into buying it”


501. “When an online service is free, you're not the customer. You're the product.”


502. “For me, pop culture is very fluid: it's music, it's movies, it's books, it's art, it's tech, it's so many things — and as marketing and brand advocates, we should be able to take products and services and match them to what's happening in pop culture.” — Bozoma Saint John, CMO, Endeavor


503. “It’s time to kick this illness in the butt and come back stronger than ever!”


504. “aesthetic isn't simply about good design for good design's sake.”


505. “In this very real world, good doesn’t drive out evil. Evil doesn’t drive out good. But the energetic displaces the passive.” ~ William Bernbach


506. The best form of advertising is to simply act dumb and play smart.


507. “In advertising, not to be different is virtually suicidal.” ~ William Bernbach


508. “Whether B2B or B2C, I believe passionately that good marketing essentials are the same. We all are emotional beings looking for relevance, context and connection.” – Beth Comstock


509. “You have to accept the creative process is completely dysfunctional. If you deny that fact, you will ultimately fail.” – John Hegarty


510. “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” — Dr. Seuss


511. “Content, in all its forms, is the single most critical element of any marketing campaign.” — Rebecca Lieb, Founding Partner & Analyst, Kaleido Insights


512. “A good workout is when you make your dry fit shirt look like false advertising.”


513. “Marketing is a contest for peoples attention” – Seth Godin


514. “If you can’t explain it to a 6-year old, you don’t know it yourself.” –Albert Einstein, 72. genius


515. Know thyself. Know the customer. Innovate. — Beth Comstock


516. “Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touchpoints.” – Jonah Sachs


517. You can't sell anything if you can't tell anything. — Beth Comstock


518. “‘Build it, and they will come’ only works in the movies. Social media is a ‘Build it, nurture it, engage them and they may come and stay.’” — Seth Godin


519. “If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative.”


520. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” – Henry Ford


521. “Think like a customer.” –Paul Gillin, B2B & social media strategist


522. The first thing you need to decide when you build your blog is what you want to accomplish with it, and what it can do if successful. — Ron Dawson


523. “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 in one big way.”– Shiv Singh, marketing author


524. “Our head of social media is the customer.” — McDonald’s


525. “Healthy" and "diseased," as Susan Sontag points out...are often subjective judgments that society makes for its own purposes. Women have long been defined as sick as a means of subjecting them to social control.”


526. If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative.” – David Ogilvy


527. “If you don’t like what is being said, then change the conversation.” – Don Draper


528. “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


529. SEO gets the visitor to the door. It’s up to your site’s content to welcome and retain that visitor. — John I


530. “Marketing without statistics is navigating without a map.” – Amit Kalantri


531. “You are in perfect health and wonderful. However, your body simply needs some downtime to recover fully.”


532. “Just because you are the loudest, doesn't make you right.’ — Brian Halligan, CEO & Co-Founder, HubSpot


533. “I may not be a doctor, but I have the power of friendship that can heal you. Get well soon.”


534. “If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough.” — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf


535. “No great marketing decisions have ever been made on qualitative data.” – John Scully


536. “People spend money when and where they feel good.” –Walt Disney


537. “I am one who believes that one of the greatest dangers of advertising is not that of misleading people, but that of boring them to death.” – Leo Burnett


538. “Deadlines are the greatest source of inspiration” ~ Mark Twain


539. Don’t build links. Build relationships. — Rand Fishkin


540. “Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff I. Richards


541. “What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it.” ~ David Ogilvy


542. Today it’s not about ‘get the traffic’ — it’s about ‘get the targeted and relevant traffic.’ — Adam Audette


543. “The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves is what I call hell.”


544. “Social media marketing is about creating content that brings your audience together as a community and inspiring authentic conversations while increasing your brand's awareness.” — Krystal Wu, Social Media Community Manager, HubSpot


545. “Marketing strategy will impact every piece of your business, and it should be tied to every piece of your business.” – Brandon Andersen


546. “Curiosity about life, in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.”


547. “If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative” – David Ogilvy


548. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” George Bernard Shaw


549. “Content marketing is the gap between what brands produce and what consumers actually want.” — Michael Brenner, CEO, Marketing Insider Group


550. “A year from now, you'll wish you had started today.” — Karen Lamb


551. “We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in & be what people are interested in.” – Craig Davis


552. Write good content about stuff that you love. Readers will find you. — Michael Arrington


553. “Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they’d like to go.” — Seth Godin


554. “Every email is a customer survey of your target market, by testing they vote on what resonates best with them.” – Kath Pay


555. -“It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.” – Warren E. Burger


556. “It’s time to unwind and take it easy because you will soon recover and have a lot of work to catch up on!”


557. “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


558. “You can’t fool all the people, not even most of the time. People, once unfooled, talk about the experience.” – Seth Godin


559. “People share, read, and generally engage more with any type of content when it’s surfaced through friends and people they know and trust.” – Malorie Lucich


560. There are tons of different factors that go into ranking well, but the biggest is high-quality content. — David Sinick


561. “The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” – Tom Fishburne


562. “Social media is about the people. Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.” — Matt Goulart


563. “We elect and buy from people we like. Likability is number one. We also need to believe they are honest, and have our best interests at heart.” – George Farris, founder of Farris Marketing


564. “Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touch points.” — Jonah Sachs, Author


565. “Products are made in the factory, but brands are made in the mind.” – Walter Landor


566. “Social media allows big companies to act small again” — Jay Baer


567. “You get biased by your existing understanding of the field.” – Rand Fishkin


568. “Don’t build links. Build relationships.” — Rand Fishkin, Founder, SparkToro


569. “Business has only two functions — marketing and innovation.” — Milan Kundera, Writer & Playwright


570. “I am a storyteller. If I wanted to send a message, I would have written a sermon.” Philip Pullman


571. “Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” Ann Handley, head of content at MarketingProfs


572. The first step in exceeding your customer's expectations is to know those expectations. — Roy H. Williams


573. “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, Civil Rights Activist & Poet


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


575. “Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them. Sometimes, it’s an ad.” – Howard Gossage, real-life MadMen inspiration


576. “Your pain will stop soon, and the lively colors will touch your spirit. Just stay strong!”


577. “Why one Ad is worth more to a paper than 40 Editorials.” ~ Will Rogers


578. “If you have more money than brains you should focus on outbound marketing. If you have more brains than money, you should focus on inbound marketing.” ~ Guy Kawasaki


579. “Social media creates communities, not markets.” –Don Schultz, marketing pioneer


580. “There is a great deal of advertising that is much better than the product. When that happens, all that the good advertising will do is put you out of business faster.” ~ Jerry Della Femina , Advertising quotes for products


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


582. “When people use your brand name as a verb, that is remarkable.” Meg Whitman


583. “When I write an advertisement, I don’t want you to tell me that you find it ‘creative.’ I want you to find it so interesting that you buy the product.”


584. It is no coincidence that the increasing focus on content marketing closely follows the significant Google algorithmic changes aiming to give users a better search experience. — Jim Yu


585. “I’ve learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.”—Leo Burnett, founder of the Leo Burnett Group


586. “Unless a product becomes outmoded, a great campaign will not wear itself out.” – Rosser Reeves


587. “First, think. Second, dream. Third, believe. And finally, dare.” – Walt Disney


588. “Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing” – Rebecca Lieb


589. “While you recuperate, give yourself time and patience. I’m hoping that each day provides more solace and fortitude.”


590. “Digital marketing is not an art of selling a product. It is an art of making people buy the product that you sell.” — Hecate Strategy


591. “Stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.” ~ Craig Davis


592. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”― Eleanor Roosevelt


593. “If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.” – Howard Schultz


594. Since people tend to share links (content) that affect them emotionally, it’s more important than ever to understand the demographic you’re selling to. — Debra Mastaler


595. “When people feel insecure about something, they look around for validation. Show them that other people trust you.” –Francisco Rosales, social media marketing coach


596. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


597. “SEO is a marketing function for sure, but it needs to be baked into a product, not slapped on like icing after the cake is baked.” – Duane Forrester


598. “Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things.” – David Ogivly


599. “Companies that speak in the language of the pitch are no longer speaking to anyone.” ~ The Cluetrain Manifesto


600. “Master the topic, the message, and the delivery.” — Steve Jobs, Co-Founder, Apple


601. “If you can’t advertise yourself, what hope have you being able to advertise anything else”


602. “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people” -William Butler Yeats


603. The Road Trip Expert is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associations Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.


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


605. “I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I wanted to build some kind of lifestyle brand that was preppy and cool.” Tommy Hilfiger


606. The objective is not to “make your links appear natural”; the objective is that your links are natural. — Matt Cutts


607. “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


608. “Today a woman must ignore her reflection in the eyes of her lover, since he might admire her, and seek it in the gaze of the God of Beauty, in whose perception she is never complete.”


609. “Rules are what the artist breaks; the memorable never emerged from a formula”


610. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” — Benjamin Franklin, a Founding Father of the United States


611. “Don't use social media to impress people; use it to impact people.” — Dave Willis, Writer & Pastor


612. “Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.” Steve Jobs


613. A blog with a business backend (i.e. products to sell and a method to sell them) is the key to a six-figure income as a blogger. — David Risley


614. “Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” — Joe Chernov, VP Marketing, Pendo.io


615. “Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form.” — Jean Luc Godard, Director, Writer, & Editor


616. “It’s a dialogue, not a monologue, and some people don’t understand that. Social media is more like a telephone than a television.” – Amy Jo Martin


617. It is essential that marketers dig deeper into search, social, local mobile data to understand how they all work in tandem to impact ranking. — Jim Yu


618. “The trouble with us in America isn’t that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.” ~ Louis Kronenberger


619. “Listen to your customers, not your competitors.” – Joel Spolsky


620. “In 2004, good SEO made you remarkable on the web. In 2014, good SEO is a result of being remarkable on the web.” – Rand Fishkin, founder of Moz


621. “You must make the product interesting, not just make the ad different.”


622. “Although I am confident in your ability to bounce back quickly and remain resilient, I beg God to send you a hot doctor!”


623. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde


624. “It’s not the right time to worry. So I’m sending you all the comfort and love I can think of right now. I hope you get better quickly and return to good health.”


625. “Content is fire. Social media is gasoline.” –Jay Baer, author & inspirational marketing speaker


626. “I’d rather apologize than to be so timid as to never try to do anything smart or brave.” — Lee Clow


627. Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them. — Doug Kessler


628. “News is something somebody doesn’t want printed; all else is advertising.” ~ George Orwell


629. “Anyone who thinks that people can be fooled or pushed around has an inaccurate and pretty low estimate of people – and he won’t do very well in advertising.”


630. “We want consumers to say, ‘That’s a hell of a product’ instead of ‘That’s a hell of an ad.’” – Leo Burnett


631. “Branding is about signals — the signals people use to determine what you stand for as a brand. Signals create associations.” — Allen P. Adamson, Co-Founder, Metaforce


632. What makes content engaging is relevancy. — Gail Goodman


633. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett


634. “After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything - and everyone - is fair game.”


635. “Give them quality. That is the best kind of advertising.” – Milton Hershey, entrepreneur


636. “If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it well enough yourself” – Albert Einsteen


637. “On the highway to user/product love, lifecycle emails are road signs providing timely guidance, not annoying billboards.” – Samuel Hulick


638. ”If we face the truth, we know that content marketing is about making money”- James Allen


639. “The general advertisers and their agencies know almost nothing for sure, because they cannot measure the results of their advertising. They worship at the altar of creativity, which really means ‘originality’: The most dangerous word in the lexicon of advertising”


640. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” Dale Carnegie


641. “Content marketing is like a first date. If you only talk about yourself, there won’t be a second one.” – David Beebe


642. “Content Marketing is no longer a numbers game. It’s a game of relevance.” –Jason Miller


643. “Marketing has always been about the same thing – who your customers are and where they are.” ― Noah Kagan


644. “A good basic selling idea, involvement, and relevancy, of course, are as important as ever, but in the advertising din of today, unless you make yourself noticed and believed, you ain’t got nothin’.” ~ Leo Burnett


645. “Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.” ~ George Orwell


646. “I want to do business with a company that treats emailing me as a privilege, not a transaction.” – Andrea Mignolo


647. “Make your marketing so useful people would pay you for it.” – Jay Baer


648. “What you say in advertising is more important than how you say it.”


649. My rule of thumb is build a site for a user, not a spider. — Dave Naylor


650. “Creativity without strategy is called art, creativity with strategy is called advertising.” – Jef Richards


651. “If you don’t have room to fail, you don’t have room to grow. – Jonathan Mildenhall


652. “Do or do not; there is no try.” – Yoda


653. “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


654. “Content is king.” – Bill Gates


655. “You can say the right thing about a product and nobody will listen. You’ve got to say it in such a way that people will feel it in their gut. Because if they don’t feel it, nothing will happen.” – Bill Bernbach


656. “We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.” – Craig Davis


657. It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.


658. “Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” – Ann Handley


659. “Content is king." — Bill Gates, Co-Founder, Microsoft


660. “It's important to be where your audience of potential customers is today, and where they might be tomorrow.” — Andrew Delaney, Senior Manager of Social Media, HubSpot


661. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” - Henry Ford


662. “Consumers still buy products whose advertising promises them value for money, beauty, nutrition, relief from suffering, social status and so on.” – David Ogilvy


663. “As women demanded access to power, the power structure used the beauty myth materially to undermine women's advancement.”


664. “A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.”


665. “Maximum growth and high ideals are not incompatible. They’re inseparable.”


666. “An idea can turn to magic or dust, depending on the talent that rubs against it” – Bill Bernbach


667. “If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.”


668. “Your brand is not what you sell.” -John Iwata, IBM


669. “The customer expects you to have knowledge of their stuff, not just your stuff." — Jeffrey Gitomer


670. “Banners have 99 problem and a click ain’t one.”


671. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — Leonardo Da Vinci


672. “I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second.” ~ Steven Wright


673. “Getting the Like is easy. It’s a light action. Anything else requires trust.” – Jon Loomer


674. “Mom Blog Life” is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com and amazon.ca and it’s sister companies”.


675. “The buyer journey is nothing more than a series of questions that must be answered.” -Michael Brenner


676. “You have a lot of courage. You’ve never lost a war, ever. You will bounce back from this too, I’m sure.”


677. “Content is king.” –Bill Gates


678. “You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.” — Beth Comstock, Former CMO & Vice Chair, GE


679. “Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at” – Leo Burnett


680. “I’d like to be remembered, as a copywriter who had some big ideas. That’s what the advertising business is all about. Big ideas”


681. “An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.” – Edwin Land


682. Never forget social media is for reach but email is for revenue. — Bryan Eisenberg


683. “Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them. Sometimes, it’s an ad.” – Howard Gossage


684. “Personally, I am very fond of strawberries and cream, but I have found that for some strange reason, fish prefer worms.” – Dale Carnegie


685. “You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” –Pam Moore, CEO of Marketing Nutz


686. “As marketers, we should be changing the mantra from ‘always be closing’ to ‘always be helping.’” – Jonathan Lister


687. “You can’t push your sales messages on your fans too often.” – Andrea Vahl


688. Care about your customers more than about yourself, and you’ll do well. — Derek Sivers


689. Connect, create meaning, make a difference, matter, be missed. — Seth Godin


690. “You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.” ~ Joseph E. Levine


691. “Health makes good propaganda.”


692. “People spend money when and where they feel good” – Walt Disney


693. “Search marketing, and most Internet marketing in fact, can be very threatening because there are no rules. There’s no safe haven. To do it right, you need to be willing to be wrong. But search marketing done right is all about being wrong. Experimentation is the only way.” – Mike Moran


694. “Content is fire, social media is gasoline.” – Jay Baer


695. “Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.” –Brian Solis, blogger, author, & keynote speaker


696. “Our mental environment is a common-property resource like the air or the water. We need to protect ourselves from unwanted incursions into it, much the same way we lobbied for nonsmoking areas ten years ago.”


697. “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


698. “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


699. The three essential elements of an effective SEO are effective communication, useful information and high quality backlinks. — SEO Refugee


700. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Peter Drucker


701. “We’re only at the very, very beginning of this next generation of computing and I think that every industry leader will be the ones that transforms first. I don’t care what industry you’re talking about.” — Kim Stevenson


702. “It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than doubling your traffic.” – Bryan Eisenberg


703. “Your goal should be to own quality time in your customer’s inbox.” – Robert Rose


704. “Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.” – Brian Chesky, cofounder of Airbnb


705. “Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” – Ann Handley, head of content at MarketingProfs


706. “Marketing is telling the world you’re a rock star. Content Marketing is showing the world you are one.” – Robert Rose


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


708. The Internet makes money for you when you build something that is real and when it matters to people! — Darren Rowse


709. “Be where the world is going.” — Beth Comstock


710. “Don’t build links. Build relationships.” – Rand Fishkin


711. “Every trackable interaction creates a data-point, and every data-point tells a piece of the customer’s story.” –Paul Roetzer, founder & CEO of PR20/20


712. “You can’t just place a few ‘Buy’ buttons on your website and expect your visitors to buy.” – Neil Patel


713. “If great content is the hero, then banners are the villain.” –Michael Brenner, CEO of Marketing Insider Group


714. 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


715. “I don’t believe in tricky advertising, I don’t believe in cute advertising, I don’t believe in comic advertising. The people who perpetrate that kind of advertising never had to sell anything in their lives.” – David Ogilvy


716. “Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing.” – Rebecca Lieb


717. “Consumers still buy products whose advertising promises them value for money, beauty, nutrition, relief from suffering, social status, and so on.”


718. “Get well soon so we can catch up on all the TV show episodes we are missing right now!”


719. “The future of content marketing is in your hands.” – David Hahn


720. “Quality content means content that is packed with clear utility and is brimming with inspiration, and it has relentless empathy for the audience.” — Ann Handley, CCO, MarketingProfs


721. “As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.” ~ George Orwell


722. “Unless your advertising has a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night”


723. “The only people who care about advertising are the people who work in advertising”


724. Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media. — Kim Garst


725. “In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide.” ~ Thornton Wilder


726. The social media web is a very noisy one indeed and making sure that you are heard requires you to shout more effectively, rather than louder. — David Amerland


727. Running with the herd is not always a great idea; be unique, and the links will come. — Debra Mastaler


728. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein


729. “The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.” ~ Bill Cosby


730. Social media are tools. Real time is a mindset.” — David Meerman Scott


731. “When I write an advertisement, I don’t want you to tell me that you find it ‘creative’. I want you to find it so interesting that you buy the product”


732. “Social marketing eliminates the middlemen, providing brands the unique opportunity to have a direct relationship with their customers.” — Bryan Weiner, Board of Directors, Cars.com


733. “Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief.” – Leo Burnett


734. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”


735. “Instead of one-way interruption, web marketing is about delivering useful content at just the right moment that a buyer needs it.” — David Meerman Scott, Keynote Speaker & Author


736. “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


737. “Mean People Suck” (I can’t really take credit for that but I own the domain so there you go!)


738. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo Da Vinci


739. “You are much more resilient than the illness you are currently experiencing. So, stay strong and recover quickly.”


740. “I know how hard it is for you to stay still in one place, so this must be very hard for you. I pray that you get back on your feet soon!”


741. Instead of using technology to automate processes, think about using technology to enhance human interaction. — Tony Zambito


742. “It’s important to remember your competitor is only one mouse click away.” — Douglas Warner III, Former CEO, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co


743. “Before you create any more ‘great content,’ figure out how you are going to market it first.” – Joe Pulizzi & Newt Barrett, Co-authors


744. “Creativity about life, in all aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” — Leo Burnett


745. “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou


746. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek, author and marketing consultant


747. “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


748. Marketing's job is never done. It's about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day. — Beth Comstock


749. “Good marketers see consumers as complete human beings with all the dimensions real people have.” — Jonah Sachs


750. “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


751. “Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff I. Richards, Associated Press Photographer and Professor of Advertising at Michigan State University.


752. “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


753. “You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar


754. This is not an information age. It's an age of networked intelligence. — Don Tapscott


755. Marketing is really just about sharing your passion. — Michael Hyatt


756. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” — Seth Godin


757. “Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead


758. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” Albert Einstein


759. “I don’t know the rules of grammar… If you’re trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.”


760. “Just advertising departments with legs and high heels.” ~ Richard Avedon


761. “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, CEO of Marketing Insider Group


762. Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand.” — Seth Godin


763. “Please, get well soon! I can’t wait to see you back in complete health.”


764. “If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” -Jay Baer


765. “Don’t find customers for your product. Find products for your customers” – Seth Godin.


766. “The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” — David Ogilvy


767. “What separates good content from great content is a willingness to take risks and push the envelope.” – Brian Halligan


768. “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” – Peter F. Drucker


769. Part of why you love your parents is because they loved you first, brands need to do that. — Gary Vaynerchuk


770. “Needs are imposed by nature. Wants are sold by society.”


771. “No sentence can be effective if it contains facts alone. It must also contain emotion, image, logic, and promise.” – Eugene Schwartz


772. “Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form.” – Jean Luc Goddard


773. “If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” –Jay Baer, author & inspirational marketing speaker


774. “Social media is a contact sport.” — Margaret Molloy


775. “Social media is a contact sport.” –Margaret Molloy, CMO of SiegelGale


776. “If you have more money than brains, you should focus on outbound marketing. If you have more brains than money, you should focus on inbound marketing.” – Guy Kawasaki


777. “I know that half my ad dollars are wasted, I just don’t know which half.” – John Wanamaker


778. “Never write an advertisement which you wouldn’t want your own family to read. You wouldn’t tell lies to your own wife. Don’t tell them to mine. Do as you would be done by. If you tell lies about a product, you will be found out.”


779. “We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.” –Jimmy Neil Smith, Director of the International Storytelling Center


780. “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” Warren Buffett


781. “Don’t use social media to impress people; use it to impact people.” — Dave Willis


782. “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde


783. “If social media is the cocktail party, then email marketing is the ‘meet up for coffee’. The original 1 to 1 channel.” – Erik Harbison


784. “As social media grows and matures, showing a return becomes critical.” – Heidi Cohen


785. “New ideas are sometimes found in the most granular details of a problem where few others bother to look.” — Nate Silver


786. “Make your marketing so useful, people will pay you for it.” ~ Jay Baer


787. “Businesses get blinded by the allure of a large subscription list, but unengaged subscribers aren’t just not interested in what you’re sending, they’re actually harming your deliverability.” — Meghan Keaney Anderson, VP Marketing, HubSpot


788. “A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter.” ~ Nicholas Johnson


789. “To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is to swear off having ideas.” – Leo Burnett


790. “You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.” – Beth Comstock


791. Marketers need to build digital relationships and reputation before closing a sale. — Chris Brogan


792. “If you have a truly big idea, the wrong technique won’t kill it. And if you don’t have a big idea, the right technique won’t help you”


793. “History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.” ~ Malcolm Muggeridge


794. “Successful companies in social media function more like entertainment companies, publishers, or party planners than as traditional advertisers.” – Erik Qualman, digital leadership expert


795. “I have learned that it is far easier to write a speech about good advertising than it is to write a good ad.” Leo Burnett


796. The secret to getting results from your social networking is to act like a member, not a marketer. — Mari Smith


797. Content is King but engagement is Queen, and the lady rules the house! — Mari Smith


798. “Copy is a direct conversation with the consumer.”–Shirley Polykoff


799. “We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.”


800. “Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing.” — Rebecca Lieb


801. “It’s quite fun to do the impossible.” — Walt Disney


802. “I hate rules”


803. Good SEO work only gets better over time. It’s only search engine tricks that need to keep changing when the ranking algorithms change. — Jill Whalen


804. “What are other women really thinking, feeling, experiencing, when they slip away from the gaze and culture of men?”


805. “You are everywhere, but you don’t have to be. Strategy is a decision to take a path, to say no.” – Kristina Halvorson


806. We take most of the money that we could have spent on paid advertising and instead put it back into the customer experience. Then we let the customers be our marketing. – Tony Hsieh, CEO Zappos


807. “Warriors never give up; they always fight back! So stay strong and recover quickly.”


808. “Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.” ~ David Ogilvy , Advertising quotes for business


809. “Advertising brings in customers, but word-of-mouth brings in the best customers.” – Jonah Berger


810. “Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.” ~ Leo Burnett


811. “You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.” – David Meerman Scott (@dmscott)


812. “Bring the best of your authentic self to every opportunity.” - John Jantsch


813. “I’d like to dial it back 5% or 10% and try to have a vacation that’s not just email with a view.” Elon Musk


814. Authenticity, honesty, and personal voice underlie much of what’s successful on the Web. — Rick Levine


815. “Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” – Milan Kundera, writer


816. “The brands that can connect with clients in a real way will win.”


817. “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


818. “Every 4 weeks I’d send personalized mailings to our new business prospects. And I was always amazed to discover how many of our clients had been attracted to Ogilvy and Mather by those mailings. That is how we grew”


819. I don’t want to go viral, I want to set hearts on fire. — Coco J. Ginger


820. “There are three objectives for content marketing: reach, engagement, conversion. Define key metrics for each.” — Michael Brenner, CEO, Marketing Insider Group


821. Here’s the thing: the term ‘content marketing’ is just a rebranding of what good digital marketers already know and have been acting on for years. — Marshall Simmonds


822. “Content marketing is the only marketing left.” ~ Seth Godin


823. “In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.”


824. You have to start with the basic premise that you need to know what your competition is doing. — Guy Kawasaki


825. “Our jobs as marketers are to understand how the customer wants to buy and help them do so.” — Bryan Eisenberg


826. “Focus on the present… It”s the best gift you can give yourself.” – Carrie Kerpen


827. “Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith


828. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” – Benjamin Franklin


829. “Ignoring online marketing is like opening a business but not telling anyone.” – KB Marketing Agency


830. “Perhaps the most important marketing step any business can take is to discover a way to be different.” ― John Jantsch


831. “The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” – Seth Godin


832. “Your brand is so much more than what you sell.” ~ Jon Iwata


833. “If dogs don’t like your dog food, the packaging doesn’t matter” – Stephen Denny


834. “By definition, remarkable things get remarked upon” – Seth Godin


835. “Where we always start is: What’s the user’s itch? What’s their pain point that occurs frequently enough to build a habit around?” – Nir Eyal


836. “Give them quality. That’s the best kind of advertising.” – Milton Hershey


837. “Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does” – Steuart Henderson Britt


838. “Too many companies want their brands to reflect some idealized, perfected image of themselves. As a consequence, their brands acquire no texture, no character and no public trust.” –Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group


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


840. “The consumer isn’t a moron; she is your wife.”


841. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


842. “Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them, and sometimes it’s an ad.”


843. “I use social media as an idea generator, trend mapper, and strategic compass for all of our online business ventures.” — Paul Barron, CEO, Foodable Network


844. “In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” — Charles Darwin


845. “Never stop testing and your advertising will never stop improving.” David Ogilvy


846. “Marketing is a never-ending story. It’s about perpetual motion where innovation plays the lead role.” – Stacey Kehoe


847. “Advertising isn’t a science. It’s persuasion. And persuasion is an art.”


848. “Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for something they don’t need.” ~ Will Rogers


849. “Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.” ~ Marshall McLuhan


850. “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


851. “There will be fat years and there will be lean years, but it is going to rain.” Don Draper


852. “A year from now, you'll wish you had started today.” - Karen Lamb


853. “Email has an ability many channels don’t: creating valuable, personal touches – at scale.” – David Newman


854. “Speak to your audience in their language about what’s in their heart.” — Jonathan Lister, VP Global Sales Solutions, LinkedIn


855. “Speak to your audience in their language about what’s in their heart.” — Jonathan Lister


856. “A lesson learned once again through ‘the school of hard knocks’ … never lose sight of your brand, its value, and its inherent need to be fed and nurtured and placed above all else! Saving your way there is a fool's errand.” — Chet Baker, SVP Corporate Development, Entrinsic Health Solutions


857. “The brands that win are the brands that tell a great story. When it comes to transmedia storytelling, the brands that win are the brands that tell many great stories and are able to connect them all together.” — Mitch Joel, Author & Founder, Six Pixels Group


858. “Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand.” – Seth Godin


859. “Before you create any more ‘great content,’ figure out how you are going to market it first.” –Joe Pulizzi, content marketer and strategist


860. In advertising, if you could get clients to laugh, they usually bought your ideas - Author: Michael Gates Gill


861. “News represents another form of advertising, not liberal propaganda.” ~ Christopher Lasch


862. Online is old news. Online in social media is today’s news … Social media is not a subset of the internet. Social media is the internet. — Sean Case


863. “On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.”


864. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin


865. “Not viewing your email marketing as content is a mistake.” – Chris Baggott


866. “All you have in business is your reputation – so it’s very important that you keep your word.” – Richard Branson


867. “Advertising has done more to cause the social unrest of the 20th century than any other single factor.” ~ Clare Boothe Luce


868. “Good marketers see consumers as complete human beings with all the dimensions real people have.” – Jonah Sachs


869. “Content is anything that adds value to the reader’s life.” – Avinash Kaushik


870. “Smile, laugh, and be as positive as you can to make a speedy recovery!”


871. Stay focused on creating engaging content experiences and impress visitors with thoughtful usability, making their job (answering their question) easier. — Duane Forrester


872. “Strong customer relationships drive sales, sustainability, and growth.” – Tom Cates


873. “Many companies have forgotten they sell to actual people. Humans care about the entire experience, not just the marketing or sales or service. To really win in the modern age, you must solve for humans.” – Dharmesh Shah


874. “You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” – Pam Moore


875. “The buyer journey is nothing more than a series of questions that must be answered.” ~ IDC


876. “Successful companies in social media function more like entertainment companies, publishers, or party planners than as traditional advertisers.” —Erik Qualman


877. “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. ? Coco Chanel


878. “Marketing without data is like driving with your eyes closed.” – Dan Zarrella


879. “Every prayer knows where to go, and those for your health found their way to the Almighty. Rest assured that you will get well soon!”


880. A company that builds a loyal social following has a built-in army to promote their content, day in and day out. That content will get shared, get links, send social signals…all of which can’t be a bad thing. — Will Reynolds


881. Blogging is good for your career. A well-executed blog sets you apart as an expert in your field. — Penelope Trunk


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


883. “Be where the world is going.” – Beth Comstock


884. “In advertising, not to be different is virtually suicidal” – Bill Bernbach


885. “Be patient and get enough rest to keep blooming like a flower!”


886. “We are pushing hard to find quality advertising clients.” ~ Ben Nicholson


887. “You can’t just place a few “Buy” buttons on your website and expect your visitors to buy.” – Neil Patel


888. Organizations who can’t match up in content creation and promotion may find themselves losing out to content marketers who learn the basics of SEO. — Rand Fishkin


889. “Too often, feeling intimidated becomes our excuse not to be awesome.” – Scott Stratten


890. “Advertising is the very essence of democracy.” ~ Anton Chekhov


891. Your ultimate consumers are your users, not search engines. — Google


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


893. “Listen to your customers, not your competitors." — Joel Spolsky


894. “Discoverability equals sales in the digital world.” – Dev Chandan


895. “Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.” – Brian Chesky, co-founder of Airbnb


896. “What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form.” – David Ogilvy


897. “There’s nothing worse than being stuck in bed when someone is as full of life as you are. So get well soon because life is waiting for you!”


898. “Focus on the core problem your business solves and put out lots of content and enthusiasm and ideas about how to solve that problem.” — Laura Fitton, INBOUND & Influencer Relations, HubSpot


899. “It is important to bear in mind that political campaigns are designed by the same people who sell toothpaste and cars.”


900. “Good wine needs no bush,

16 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

1,000 Best Palm Tree Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. “Palm trees and clear blue skies, a match made in heaven” 2. Just here for the palm trees and cocktails 3. #beach 4. “Los Angeles, the sun shines a lot, and it’s blue, and there’s palm trees; it’s

1,100 Best Chocolate Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. I never met a chocolate I didn’t like 2. If anyone breaks my heart, it will take a million chocolates to put the pieces back together 3. All you need is love, but a little chocolate from time to ti