16 Marketing Quotes to Live By

Kelly Howard
January 11, 2017 5:44 pm

Sometimes it’s just hard to find inspiration. Maybe you’re stuck on a project or expectations from your clients or higher-ups seem impossible to meet. Maybe you just need a good “preach!” moment to let you know that someone else understands what you’re going through.

We’ve collected 16 marketing quotes to live by that offer a dose of inspiration, motivation, advice, good common sense, and, maybe, a laugh or two.


General Marketing Quotes

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


“Branding is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” – Jeff Bezos


“When you speak to everyone, you speak to no one.” – Meredith Hill


“Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” – Walt Disney


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

marketing quotes to live by, Jeff Bezos


Internet Marketing Quotes

“Content is the reason search began in the first place.” – Lee Odden


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


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


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


“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. What happens on Twitter, stays on Google … forever.” – Jure Klepic

marketing quote to live by, Jure Klepic


Web Design Quotes

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, just wait until you hire an amateur.” – Red Adair


“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and wow! Wow is the one to aim for.”  –  Milton Glaser


“You have to make every single detail perfect, and you have to limit the number of details.” – Jack Dorsey


“Keep It Simple Stupid.” – Kelly Johnson


“A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” – Steve Jobs

marketing quotes to live by, Jack Dorsey


And if you really need a pick-me-up, remember these words of wisdom from our favorite television marketer. We’re not talking about Mad Men’s Don Draper but the man who goes by one name only, New Girl’s Schmidt!

“Advertising is a dog drinking beer, a fat moron falling down the stairs, a snot-nosed brat kicking his rapping grandpa in his testicles. I am in marketing, Winston, the backbone of capitalism. Without it, you’d be dead in two days.”

marketing quotes to live by, Schmidt


Do you have a favorite marketing quote you live by? Inspire us! Educate us! Make us laugh! Share it in the comments below.

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