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75 Marketing Quotes for the Holiday Season

Updated: Jan 10

The Holiday Season is upon us. Your marketing team is starting to create campaigns that will help your company increase its seasonal revenue. With expectations to the limit, these 75 marketing quotes are sure to lift up the spirits of your marketing team.

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All these marketing quotes were made by the best marketers, experts, and entrepreneurs. They will inspire and motivate your team and yourself. Take a look at these marketing quotes below and get yourself inspired.


1. "Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising." — Milton Hershey


2. "Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things." — David Ogilvy


3. "Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time." — Henry Ford


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4. "Advertising brings in customers, but word-of-mouth brings in the best customers." — Jonah Berger


5. "Behind every tweet, share, and purchase, there is a person. Care more about the person and less about the share." — Shafqat Islam


6. "More contact means more sharing of information, gossiping, exchanging, engaging—in short, more word of mouth." — Gary Vaynerchuk


7. "Don't build links. Build relationships." — Rand Fishkin


8. "The attention economy is not growing, which means that we have to grab the attention that someone else has today." — Brent Leary


9. "You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them." — Pam Moore


10. "You cannot buy engagement. You have to build engagement." — Tara-Nicholle Nelson


11. "Brands need to take the phrase 'acting like a publisher' literally." — Dietrich Mateschitz


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12. "A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is—it's what consumers tell each other it is." — Scott Cook


13. "Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand." — Seth Godin


14. "People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it." — Simon Sinek


15. "Your culture is your brand." — Tony Hsieh


16. "Your brand is not what you sell." — John Iwata


17. "Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touchpoints." — Jonah Sachs


18. "Business has only two functions—marketing and innovation." — Milan Kundera


19. "Because it is its purpose to create a customer, any business enterprise has two—and only these two—basic functions: marketing and innovation." — Peter Drucker


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20. "What helps people, helps business." — Leo Burnett


21. "Content: there is no easy button." — Scott Abel


22. "Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue." — Andrew Davis


23. "Content is fire, social media is gasoline." — Jay Baer


24. "Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing." — Rebecca Lieb


25. "Content marketing is a commitment, not a campaign." — Jon Buscall


26. "Content marketing is no longer a numbers game. It's a game of relevance." — Jason Miller


27. "Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it." — Lee Odden


28. "Engaging content is far more about brains than budget." — Ann Handley


29. "If your content isn't driving conversation, you're doing it wrong." — Dan Roth


30. "Make the prospect a more informed buyer with content." — Robert Simon


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31. "Power doesn't come from content, power comes from the content that moves." — Mark Schaefer


32. "The future of content marketing is in your hands." — David Hahn


33. "The key ingredient to a better content experience is relevance." — Jason Miller


34. "The ultimate content strategy is listening." — Marcus Sheridan


35. "Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them." — Doug Kessler


36. "Your top of the funnel content must be intellectually divorced from your product but emotionally wed to it." — Joe Chernov


37. "On average, 8 out of 10 people will read your headline copy, but only 2 out 10 will read the rest." — Brian Clark


38. "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about." — Benjamin Franklin


39. "As a rule, if you want to be a great writer you have to be a great reader." — Mark Gilroy


40. "Use tone-of-voice to attract the like-minded and avoid the timid." — Ann Handley


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41. "The most pivotal moments in people's lives revolve around emotions. Emotions make stories powerful." — Brandon Stanton


42. "Successful storytelling builds brand equity, and businesses with high brand equity don't need to draw as much attention to themselves and their achievements as those that are still establishing their value to the customer." — Gary Vaynerchuk


43. "Marketing dilutes the power and impact of a story told live. So get that right first." — Michael Troiano


44. "Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell." — Seth Godin


45. "By listening, marketing will re-learn how to talk." — Doc Searls and David Weinberger


46. "When it comes to social media, focus on advice and education first, information second and entertainment last." — George Farris


47. "'Build it, and they will come' only works in the movies. Social Media is a 'build it, nurture it, engage them and they may come and stay." — Seth Godin


48. "The best way to engage honestly with the marketplace via Twitter is to never use the words 'engage,' 'honestly' or 'marketplace.'" — Jeffrey Zeldman


49. "Social media creates communities, not markets." — Don Schultz


50. "People share, read, and generally engage more with any type of content when it's surfaced through friends and people they know and trust." — Malorie Lucich


51. "Empower your readers with social sharing buttons." — Mike Stelzner


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


53. "Always provide value. Value builds trust. Once you have that trust, you have the ability to do some selling." — Mike Volpe


54. "As marketers, we should be changing the mantra from always be closing to always be helping." — Jonathan Lister


55. "You can't sell anything if you can't tell anything." — Beth Comstock


56. "You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else."— Albert Einstein


57. "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." — Henry Ford


58. "The best marketing doesn't feel like marketing." — Tom Fishburne


59. "Most of us have experienced wow moments. We just haven't taken time to think deeply about them." — Michael Hyatt


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60. "Know thyself. Know the customer. Innovate." — Beth Comstock


61. "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


62. "Investigate. Innovate. And then communicate." — George Farris


63. "If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough." — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf


64. "Best practices don't make you the best. They make you the average of everyone else who follows them." — Shane Snow