Here are 100+ quotes about marketing and sales that you would love to memorize.
You can use them for inspiration, confidence boost, you can place them between your blogs, articles, or ebooks. Quotes are always useful.
So, without wasting your time, here are some of the great quotes about marketing.
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100+ Quotes About Marketing And Sales
Here Brain Chesky is talking about targeted audience. If you want to create a product, create something that people really love, not kind of like. People can live without the thing they like. but, they can’t live without the thing they love.
Build something 100 people love, not something 1 Million people kind of like.
Instead of interrupting, work on attracting.
Content is king.
It really is. I mean it’s the most important thing on the web right now. Your online business can’t survive without quality content. Doesn’t matter what kind of content you’re producing, YOU. HAVE. TO. BE. AWESOME. You have to constantly come up with exciting content.
And remember what Lee Oden said about content…
Content is the reason search began in the first place.
Content is fire. Social media is gasoline.
Content could be an extremely helpful asset for a business. But, you have to market it the right way. In other words, you have to place it in front of right people. Those who want to see, those who actually care.
So, content marketing is as important as quality content. Below is a powerful quote about content marketing by Jamie Turner.
The only way to win at content marketing is for the reader to say this was written specifically for me.
And this beauty from Steve Jobs.
Master the topic, the message, and the delivery.
This one from Benjamin Franklin is one of my favorites.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
It’s important to remember your competitor is only one mouse click away.
Douglas warner iii
Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.
Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.
A lot of marketers or I should say successful marketers say building relationships is one of the most important step in
growing a business.
The best marketers are always creating relationships. Relationships with customers, brands, and other marketers.
Well, Rank Fishkin, the successful entrepreneur and CEO of MOZ (formerly SEOMOZ) is right behind in this line. Have a look below what he has to say about building relationships.
Don’t build links, build relationships.
Yes, building relationships is far more important than link building.
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If it’s something about marketing, you can’t ignore Seth Godin. An American writer, New York Times best selling author, and a genius marketer. Let’s revise some of the wisdom he has shared.
The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing
Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.
You’re either remarkable or invisible. Make a choice.
Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relationships, stories, and magic.
Playing safe is very risky.
Good enough stopped being good enough a long time ago, why not be great.
Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.
Everyone is not your customer.
Soon is not as good as now.
“Build it and they will come” only works in the movies. Social media is build it, nurture it, engage them, and they may stay and come.
If you wait until there is another case study in your industry, you’ll be too late.
Couldn’t have said it better. No doubt! you can’t afford to wait while your competitors are coming up with new strategies.
Good marketing makes the company look smart, Great marketing makes customer feel smart.
The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.
Genius marketer, entrepreneur, founder of Ubersuggest,
Neil Patel says…
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SEO is a race, not a sprint.
You can’t just ask customers what they want and try to give that to them. By the time you built it, they’ll want something new.
Marketing is about values.
I couldn’t find who said these words. But, that doesn’t mean these powerful words can go unnoticed.
No! You don’t have to create your presence on all possible social networking sites. Choose what matters to your business & customers.
Here is Dillenium.com talking about power of search engines and search engine optimization (SEO).
You are out of business if you are not available on search.
Don’t push people to where you want them to be; meet them where they are.
meghan keaney anderson
Ignoring online marketing is like opening a business and not telling anyone.
Making a content go viral is a lot easier than creating a viral content. Evalute why you shared your last five videos. And you will learn the secrets of marketing.
Business has only two functions innovation and marketing.
Instead of interrupting work on attracting.
Just because you’re the loudest, doesn’t make you right.
Before you create any more “great content”, figure out how you’re going to market it first.
The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well that the product or service fits him and sales itself.
More contact means more sharing of information, gossiping, exchanging, engaging — in short, more word of mouth.
People spend money when and where they feel good.
Great content is the best sales tool in the world.
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Doing well with blogging is not about writing one key post; it is about performing day after day and helping a few people at a time.
You can’t expect to just write and have visitors come to you. That’s too passive.
Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at.
Search a marketing method that didn’t exist a decade ago, provides the most efficient and inexpensive way for businesses to find leads.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Nothing comes from nothing. You must continuously feed the inner beast that sparks and inspires.
Whether it’s B2B or B2C, I believe passionately that good marketing essentials are the same. We are all emotional beings looking for relevance, context, and connection.
An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.
In this world of social media getting away with terrible services is not possible. People do not think twice before updating a status. And obviously, they won’t think twice before degrading your brand or services. Draining all of your reputation, and you know how important a brand’s reputation is in the online market.
Reputation is the essence of modern marketing.
And due to rise of social media people are so connected than they were ever before. So, you have to be remarkable or people will not take more than 7 seconds to forget you.
A brand is no longer and what we tell the consumer it is, it is what consumers tell each other it is.
People share, read, and generally engage more with any type of content when it’s surfaced through friends and people they know and trust.
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.
Social media is about the people not about your business. Provide for the people, and the people will provide for you.
Understand why and how your audience uses technology, and then start trying to align your communications efforts.
Brain Rech & Dan Solomon
Decide the effect you want to produce in your reader.
This one is a bit funny from David Ogilyy and a straight fact. I mean a lot of business does that.
Never write any 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.
You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.
Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.
Thinking that every idea and piece of content you create must be the first of its kind is a trap.
Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.
Waiting for perfect is never as smart as making progress.
Weather you think you can or you think you cannot, you are right.
If you’re looking for the next big thing, and you’re looking where everyone else is, you’re looking at the wrong place.
I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
As you know, you can’t just place some “buy” buttons on your website and ask people will take action. No! that’s not how it works. You have to educate them, build trust, and eventually make sales.
You can’t just place a few “Buy” buttons on your website and expect your visitors to buy.
Nothing sticks in your head better than a story. Stories can express the most complicated ideas in the most digestible way.
If you do what you have always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.
Have a look at Marie Forleo’s quote. Did you noticed how all these successful marketers are talking about user experience (UX) ? Because you can’t expect to make sales without having a super duper user experience.
Nothing proves how valuable you are more than your performance.
If you are not taking care of your customer your competitor will.
You can’t buy engagement. You have to build engagement.
Tara Nicholle Nelson
Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first.
Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.
A dead simple advice from Beth Comstock.
Be where the world is going.
Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.
Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing.
It’s not creative, unless it sells.
Digital marketing is more than just getting likes and comments.
Landing pages need to look appealing, but most of all they need to convert.
Content needs to talk about the prospect’s problem and make prescriptions that will solve it.
Quality performance starts with a positive attitude.
It’s no longer about interrupting, pitching, and closing. It’s about listening, diagnosing, and prescribing.
It’s not about having the right opportunities. It’s about handling the opportunities right.
Sales is not about selling anymore, but about building trust in educating.
Roy Bartell talking about importance of listening skills in businesses. I mean a salesperson only talking looks like nothing but a spam.
Most people think that selling is the same as talking. But the most effective salesperson know that listening is the most important part of their job.
What separates good content from great content is willingness to take risks and push the envelope.
Stop trying to sell with marketing — instead, use marketing to help customers buy.
Care enough to create value for customers. If you get that part right, selling is easy.
Approach each customer with the idea of helping him or her solve a problem or achieve a goal, not of selling a product or service.
Marketing is not the art of finding clever ways to dispose of what you make. It is the art of creating genuine customer value.
Marketing tells a story that spreads. Sales overcomes the natural resistance to say yes.
People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.
The essence of marketing today is to tell a story to people who want to hear it, in a way that resonates with them so they are likely to either respond or connect to you, or tell their friends.
It is not your customer’s job to remember you. It is your obligation and responsibility to make sure they don’t have the chance to forget you.
Caring is the best marketing advice ever. Indeed!
Best marketing advice ever, “care”.
Inspirational Quotes About Marketing
Famous marketer and entrepreneur Neil Patel with one of the best advices. If you want to succeed in modern marketing.
Create content that teaches. You can’t give up. You have to be constantly awesome.
Quality is more important than the quantity of your content.
If you really look closely. Most overnight successes took a long time.
Headline is one of the most important part of content creation. Have a look at the quote from Brain Clark below:
On average 8 out of 10 people will read your headline copy, but only two out of 10 will read the rest.
Since writing good headline is so important. Have a look at the study done by Buzzsumo & Backlinko.
40,000 searches occur every second, following these searches the headline competition begins. The best one wins. And the winner gets a lot of visitors as a reward.
sarmad, founder, blogs by sarmad.
Thank you for reading, have a nice day.
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