Marketing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marketing quotes, marketing sayings, and marketing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Marketing is telling the world you're a rock star. Content Marketing is showing the world you are one.     

Robert Rose

Network marketing is really the greatest source of grass-roots capitalism, because it teaches people how to take a small bit of capital, that is your time, and build the American dream.     

Jim Rohn

Content marketing represents the gap between what brands produce and what consumers actually want.     

Michael Brenner

Good marketing offers us a view of the world. Bad marketing offers us a product to buy.     

Simon Sinek

The art of marketing is the art of brand building. If you are not a brand, you are a commodity. Then price is everything and the low-cost producer is the only winner.     

Philip Kotler

Marketing used to be about making a myth and telling it. Now it's about telling a truth and sharing it.     

Marc Mathieu

Marketing strategy is a series of integrated actions leading to a sustainable competitive advantage.     

John Sculley

Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master.     

Philip Kotler

Network marketing is the big wave of the future. It's taking the place of franchising, which now requires too much capital for the average person.     

Jim Rohn

Marketing is not a function, it is the whole business seen from the customer's point of view.     

Peter Drucker

Marketing is for companies who have sucky products.     

Fred Wilson

Perhaps the most important marketing step any business can take is to discover a way to be different.     

John Jantsch

Content-based marketing gets repeated in social media and increases word-of-mouth mentions; it's the best way to gather buzz about a product.     

Marsha Collier

Marketing is a very good thing, but it shouldn't control everything. It should be the tool, not that which dictates.     

Nicolas Roeg

Today's marketing success comes from self-publishing web content that people want to share. It's not about gimmicks. It's not about paying an agency to interrupt others.     

David Meerman Scott

Marketing's illusive promise is that this one product will change your life, make you feel more sexy, satisfy all your heart's desires.     

L.G. Durand

Marketing used to be about advertising, and advertising is expensive. Today, marketing is about engaging with the tribe and delivering products and services with stories that spread.     

Seth Godin

Marketing is the act of inventing the product. The effort of designing it. The craft of producing it. The art of pricing it. The technique of selling it.     

Seth Godin

Networking is marketing. Marketing yourself, marketing your uniqueness, marketing what you stand for.     

Christine Comaford-Lynch

Marketing is all about providing information that will heighten someone's anticipated and real pleasure.     

Dan Ariely

Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you male, but about the stories you tell.     

Seth Godin

Marketing is what you do when your product is no good.     

Edwin H. Land

Marketing has taken such a complete shift, thanks to the internet.     

James Wan

In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss — and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.     

John Romero

Search, a marketing method that didn't exist a decade ago, provides the most efficient and inexpensive way for businesses to find leads.     

John Battelle

The theory of marketing is solid but the practice of marketing leaves much to be desired.     

Philip Kotler

Marketing is a race without a finishing line.     

Philip Kotler

Marketing is about spreading ideas, and spreading ideas is the single most important output of our civilization.     

Seth

Marketing is not about your agency winning awards. It's about your organization winning business.     

David Meerman Scott

The network marketing industry offers many unique benefits to those who want more out of life.     

Robert T. Kiyosaki