50 Inspirational Marketing Quotes: 2013

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As 2013 comes to a close, all us content marketers are busy compiling our year end lists, aren’t we? It’s a great time to look back at the past 12 months, and reflect on the lessons we’ve learned.

I wanted to end this amazing year with some inspiration.

That’s why I’ve put together this list of 50 quotes for you, from the top social media marketers around the globe. May their words of wisdom inspire your profits now and into the new year…

50 Inspirational Marketing Quotes from Wishpond

50 Marketing Quotes from 2013

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

2. “Content is fire, social media is gasoline.” Jay Baer, Convince and Convert

3. “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, SAP

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

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

6. “You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” Pam Moore, Pam Moore the Marketing Nut

7. “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

8. “Content is the reason search began in the first place.” Lee Odden, TopRank Marketing

9. “The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” Tom Fishburne, Marketoonist

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

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

12. “Content is anything that adds value to the reader”s life.” Avinash Kaushik, Google

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

14. “You can’t be everything to everyone but you can be something to someone.” Drew Davis, Brandscaping

15. “The future of content marketing is in your hands.” David Hahn, LinkedIn

16. “If you build it…you may still need Google AdWords.” Jennifer Mesenbrink, EditorThink

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

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

19. “Social media creates communities, not markets.” Don Schultz

20. “Not viewing your email marketing as content is a mistake.” Chris Baggott

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

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

23. “Failure is an option” Matthew Schwartz

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

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

26. “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

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

28. “Nothing begets creativity like constraints.” Christopher Mims

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

30. “Strong customer relationships drive sales, sustainability, and growth.” Tom Cates

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. “Empower your readers with social sharing buttons.” Mike Stelzner, Social Media Examiner

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

41. “Make the prospect a more informed buyer with content.” Robert Simon, Four Seasons Hotels

42. “Too often, feeling intimidated becomes our excuse not to be awesome.” Scott Stratten

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

44. “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

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

46. “This is a learning process and sometimes you have to fall in order to learn things.” Christine Korda

47. “Successful companies in social media function more like entertainment companies, publishers, or party planners than as traditional advertisers.” Erik Qualman

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

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

50.”Switch it off, get away from it all, and stop reading Marketing on your holiday.” Will Harris

What do you think? What was your favourite quote? Do you have an inspiring marketing quote to add? Share it!

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