31 Marketing Quotes to Inspire Your Strategy Every Day This Month

To continue finding creative ways to generate new content, marketers need some motivation too! Here are 31 quotes to help you stay inspired this month.

A quote a day makes the inspiration stay

Everyone loves a good quote, something you can casually throw into a conversation. 🤓 But quotes can do a whole lot more than make you sound snazzy, they’re also helpful insights into a particular industry. In marketing, there are quotes that encourage brainstorming ideas, find solutions to your audience’s pain points, and keep your team moving in the right direction. Or maybe they just make you smile!

Let’s take a look at 31 marketing quotes that are guaranteed to help you conduct your own content plan and campaign strategy.


Marketing quotes for every occasion

Marketing quotes come in all shapes and sizes. Here are our 31 favorite quotes, all organized by marketing type.

Content marketing quotes

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

2. “Make your customers the hero of your story.” - Ann Handley

3. “Content marketing is no longer a numbers game. It’s a game of relevance.” - Jason Miller

4. “You need to create ridiculously good content - content that is useful, enjoyable, and inspired.” - Ann Handley

5. “Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them.” -Doug Kessler

6. “Content marketing is really like a first date. If all you do is talk about yourself, there won’t be a second date.” - David Beebe


Famous marketing quotes

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

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

9. “Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.” - Milan Kundera

10. “Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master.” - Phil Kolter

Branding marketing quotes

11. “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You earn reputation by trying to do hard things well.” - Jeff Bezos

12. “If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.” - Howard Schultz

13. “A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer’s decision to choose one product or service over another.” - Seth Godin

14. “A brand’s strength is built upon its determination to promote its own distinctive values and mission.” - Jean-Noel Kapferer

15. “The keys to brand success are self-definition, transparency, authenticity and accountability.”- Simon Mainwaring

16. “In a sea of mediocre content, a brand tone can be a big differentiator.” - Ann Handley


Inspirational marketing quotes

17. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein

18. "Today it's important to be present, be relevant and add value." – Nick Besbeas

19. “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

20. "If you don’t have room to fail, you don’t have room to grow." – Jonathan Mildenhall

21. “Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.” - Leo Burnett


Social media marketing quotes

22. “Content is fire. Social media is gasoline.” - Jay Baer

23. “Social media will help you build up loyalty of your current customers to the point that they will willingly and for free tell others about you.” - Bonnie Sainsbury

24. “When we are sharing stories to create bonds with other like-minded people, we want to give them social currency with the highest pass-on value we can.” - Jay Oatway

25. “The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. What won’t change is the community’s desire to network.” - Kami Huyse

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

Digital marketing quotes

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

28. “Stop selling. Start helping.” – Zig Ziglar

29. “Mediocre marketers think in terms of campaigns. Great marketers think in terms of growth frameworks.“ – Neil Patel

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

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

No matter the date, these 31 marketing quotes are sure to give you insight into the world of marketing - what works for other teams, the struggles they have, and how they stay motivated. So when you’re creating your content plan or any marketing campaign, keep these words in mind to help you stay on the right track.

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