MARKETING QUOTES

words of wisdom to inspire your marketing

This page is a compilation of insightful thoughts by industry gurus.

We collected these quotes from interviews, articles, best-selling books, and conferences.

Marketing Quotes Flipbook

“Success is making those who believed in you look brilliant.”

- Dharmesh Shah, CTO of HubSpot click to tweet marketing quote

“Make the customer the hero of your story.”

- Ann Handley, Marketing Profs click to tweet marketing quote

“Don’t build links. Build relationships.”

- Rand Fishkin, Founder of SEOmoz click to tweet marketing quote


“Your culture is your brand.”

- Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos click to tweet marketing quote

“No matter what, the very first piece of social media real estate I’d start with is a blog.”

- Chris Brogan, Founder of New Marketing Labs click to tweet marketing quote

“Increasingly, mass marketing is becoming a mass of niches.”

- Chris Anderson, Author of Long Tail click to tweet marketing quote


  • click to tweet marketing quote “Focus on the core problem that your business solves and put out lots of content and enthusiasm, and ideas about how to solve that problem.”
    - Laura Fitton, Inbound Marketing Evangelist at HubSpot
  • click to tweet marketing quote “On average, people should be more skeptical when they see numbers. The should be more willing to play around with the data themselves.”
    - Nate Silver, Founder of FiveThirtyEight.com
  • click to tweet marketing quote “Spending energy to understand the audience and carefully crafting a message that resonates with them means making a commitment of time and discipline to the process.”
    - Nancy Duarte, President & CEO, Duarte Design

“Before you create any more ‘great content,’ figure out how you are going to market it first.”

- Joe Pulizzi,
Author of Get Content Get Customers

“Marketing without data is like driving with your eyes closed.”

- Dan Zarella,
Social Media Scientist

“The difference between sales and marketing is that marketing owns the message and sales owns the relationship.”

- John Jantsch,
Author of Duct Tape Marketing


  • click to tweet marketing quote “You can’t ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”
    - Steve Jobs, Former CEO of Apple
  • click to tweet marketing quote “Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing.”
    - Mike Volpe, CMO of HubSpot
  • click to tweet marketing quote “The attention economy is not growing, which means that we have to grab the attention that someone else has today.”
    - Brent Leary, Co-founder of CRM Essentials
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