The 41 Most Powerful Marketing Quotes Ever

Sometimes, the best way to be inspired and get motivated is through the wisdom of others. That’s why we’ve compiled the top 41 most powerful marketing quotes of all time. These inspiring quotes come from the best and brightest minds the world has ever known and are sure to empower you to tackle your next marketing project with new-found energy!

“Stop selling. Start helping.” –Zig Ziglar

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

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

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

“Successful SEO is not about tricking Google. It’s about PARTNERING with Google to provide the best search results for Google’s users.” -Phil Frost

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

“Instead of interrupting, work on attracting.” –Dharmesh Shah

“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

“When it comes to content, the best marketers know that self-promotion is good!” -Kieran Flanagan

“The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” -Seth Godin

“Content, in all its forms, is the single most critical element of any marketing campaign.” -Rebecca Lieb

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


How incredible are these powerful marketing quotes so far? Just wait, they keep getting better…


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

“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,

“You cannot buy engagement. You have to build engagement.” -Tara-Nicholle Nelson

“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

“Don’t push people to where you want to be; meet them where they are.” -Meghan Keaney Anderson

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

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

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

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

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

“Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand.” -Seth Godi

“The best place to hide a dead body is the second page of Google search.” –Anonymous

“Take a risk and keep testing, because what works today won’t work tomorrow, but what worked yesterday may work again.” -Amrita Sahasrabudhe

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

“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

“Authenticity, honesty, and personal voice underlie much of what’s successful on the Web.” -Rick Levine

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

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

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

“What gets measured gets improved.” -Peter Drucker

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