As digital marketers, we are always looking to learn more from marketers with hands-on experience. We end up following popular thought leaders on social media to understand their perspective and learnings of marketing basis their experience.

At the end of the day marketing has always been about reaching out to the right audience in the right way. So here are a few famous quotes on digital marketing by thought leaders that will help you look at marketing in a better or new way.

Digital Marketing Quotes

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

“Inspiration is the most important part of our digital strategy.” – Paull Young

“When you are writing keep asking yourself “so what” until you are sure what is in it for the customer.” – Ann Handley

“The consumer is not a moron; she is your wife.” – David Ogilvy

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.” – Seth Godin

“Think about what the user is going to type” – Matt Cutts

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

“Stop selling. Start helping.” – Zig Ziglar

“If content is king, then conversion is queen.” – John Munsell

“In 2004, good SEO made you remarkable on the web. In 2014, good SEO is a result of being remarkable on the web.” – Rand Fishkin

“There’s a problem with the word ‘social’. Social is not just Twitter, FB, etc. Social is a language.” – Andrew Grill

“New marketing is about relationships, not the medium.” – Ben Grossman

“SEO is not something you do anymore, it’s what happens when you do everything else right” – Chad Pollitt

“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.” – Erin Bury

“It’s much easier to double your business by doubling your conversion rate than by doubling your traffic.” – Jeff Eisenberg

“A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek

“Your goal should be to own quality time in your customer’s inbox.” – Drew Davis

“Personalisation — it is not about first/last name. It’s about relevant content.” – Dan Jak

“Marketing is about telling good stories. Social media marketing is about getting your customers to tell them for you.” – Corey Eridon

“Content is fire; social media is gasoline.” – Jay Baer

“Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media.” – Kim Garst

“Without strategy, content is just stuff, and the world has enough stuff.” – Arjun Basu

“Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.”– Andrew Davis

“Make the customer the hero of your story.” – Ann Handley

“Content is anything that adds value to the reader’s life.” — Avinash Kaushik

“Content is the atomic particle of all digital marketing.” — Rebecca Lieb

“Authenticity, honesty, and personal voice underlie much of what’s successful on the Web.” – Rick Levine

“Content marketing is a commitment, not a campaign.” – Jon Buscall

“90% trust peers on social networks (even strangers); only 15–18% trust brands.” – Danny Brown

“You can’t sell anything if you can’t tell anything.” – Beth Comstock

“Take a risk and keep testing, because what works today won’t work tomorrow, but what worked yesterday may work again.” – Amrita Sahasrabudhe

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

“Companies that speak in the language of the pitch are no longer speaking to anyone.” – The Cluetrain Manifesto

“Quit counting fans, followers, and blog subscribers like bottle caps. Think instead about what you’re hoping to achieve with and through the community that actually cares about what you’re doing.” – Amber Naslund

“Going viral is not an outcome; it’s a happening. Sometimes it happens; sometimes it doesn’t. Just remember, fans are vanity and sales are sanity.” – Lori Taylor

“Design like you are absolutely right, then optimize like you were wrong from the start.” – Jordie van Rijn

“I love being marketed to’. Said no one, ever.” – Jess3

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Your culture is your brand.” – Tony Hsieh

“Being able to quit things that don’t work is integral to being a winner” – Timonthy Ferris

“An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail.” – Edwin Land

“The only way to win at content marketing is for the reader to say, ‘This was written specifically for me.” – Jamie Turner

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” – Peter Drucker

“Content is king, but marketing is queen and runs the household.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

“The difference between Sales and Marketing is that Marketing owns the message and Sales own the relationship.” – John Jantsch

“Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.” – Brian Solis

“Each of us has some kind of powerful story. Tell it.” – Leo Babauta

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

As we come to the end of this blog, here is one digital marketing quote on blogs for you!

“So let me get this straight, you tell your clients to blog every day but you don’t?” – Paul Rosenberg

These are a few of the popular digital marketing quotes which we have collected here. There are many more such on the internet from many thought leaders.

But, we would like to hear something from YOU!

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