Sometimes marketing is a stressful world.
But we’re not alone! There are so many successful people who have a lot of advice to give.
Consider these 10 quotes and how they might (or might not) improve your marketing.
- “Word of mouth is the most valuable form of marketing, but you can’t buy it. You can only deliver it. And you have to really deliver.” –G-Eazy, musician
- “People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird’s eye view and they don’t create a systematic plan.” –Dave Ramsey, financial adviser, host of The Dave Ramsey Show
- “Word-of-mouth marketing is a crucial component of organic growth for startups and one of the primary ways that Weebly has grown to over 15 million customers.” –David Rusenko, founder of Weebly
- “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, video game designer, programmer
- “Never forget that you only have one opportunity to make a first impression – with investors, with customers, with PR, and with marketing.” –Natalie Massenet, founder of Net-a-Portal
- “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” –Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator, author
- “Hammer down product fundamentals first. Make sure you’ve got something that works before doubling down on promotion and marketing. Create a groundswell of organic support, and only then leverage PR and advertising to spread the word.” –Ryan Holmes, computer programmer, founder of Hootsuite
- “There was a period of time in America where the advertising world actually went to the housewives of America and had them write jingles that would appeal to them. It was actually brilliant marketing.” –Julianne Moore, actress
- “Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” –Seth Godin, author, entrepreneur, marketer
- “Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” –Milan Kundera, writer
Whether or not you follow all of this advice, I wish success on you in your quest to improve your marketing!