22 Memorable Marketing Quotes to Inspire Your Business

If you ever need a lift to inspire your next marketing move, it's amazing just how much a memorable quote or insight from a keen business mind can make that happen. We've scoured the web for some choice thoughts from the finest minds in the fields of marketing, management, and business communications, to bring you a collection of 22 top insights. We hope one or two of these help to inspire your next marketing masterstroke... or just serve as a reminder to reconnect with those all-important customers who keep us in business! Let us know which means most to you over on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. [caption id="attachment_2828" align="aligncenter" width="786"]Milan Kundera Image Credit: Wikipedia[/caption]

22 Ideas to Inspire Memorable Marketing

 1.  "The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well that the product or service sells itself." ~Peter Drucker2. "Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language." ~Walt Disney

3. “Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at” ~Leo Burnett

4. "Business has only two functions: marketing and innovation." ~Milan Kundera

5. "Marketing is too important to be left to just the marketing department." ~David Packard

6. "A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation." ~Mark Twain

7. "That which is measured, improves." ~Karl Pearson

8. "Marketing is a contest for people's attention." ~Seth Godin

9. "Make a customer, not a sale." ~ Katherine Barchetti

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

11. "Know what your customers want most and what your company does best. Focus on where those two meet." Kevin Stirtz

12. "Don't use big words. They mean so little."~Oscar Wilde

13. "Creative without strategy is 'art'. Creative with strategy is called 'advertising'." ~Jef I. Richards

14. "Executives are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post: for support, rather than illumination." ~David Ogilvy

15. “In marketing, the familiar is everything.” ~Nicholas Roeg

16. “Marketing takes a day to learn... it takes a lifetime to master.” ~Phil Kolter

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

18. "Instead of interrupting, work on attracting." ~Dharmesh Shah

19. "Your customer doesn’t care how much you know until they know how much you care." ~Damon Richards

20. "The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said." ~Peter Drucker

21. "Permission marketing turns strangers into friends and friends into loyal customers. It's not just about entertainment - it's about education." ~Seth Godin

22. "Get so close to your customers that you tell them what they need, well before they realize it themselves.” ~Steve Jobs

If any of these quotes inspired you to review the way you present and communicate your business, read more about the 5 fundamentals of memorable marketing here

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