By Carly Ries

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Do you have writer's block? Need a little morning pick-me-up? Is it Monday afternoon and you just can't focus on the presentation you need to get done? You're in luck. When all else fails, motivational marketing quotes can step in to give you the extra boost you need. Here are 16 of the best.

  1. “Content is King but engagement is Queen, and the lady rules the house!” - Mari Smith

  2. “Marketing is telling the world you’re a rock star. Content Marketing is showing the world you are one.” - Robert Rose

  3. "If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost." - Zig Ziglar
  4. “The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.”  - Tom Fishburne
  1. "People don't buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons." - Zig Ziglar
  2. “Your top of the funnel content must be intellectually divorced from your product but emotionally wed to it.” - Joe Chernov

  3. “The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” - Seth Godin

  4. "Stop selling. Start helping." - Zig Ziglar

  5. "The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself." - Peter Drucker

  6. "You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar

  7. "Creativity is inteligence having fun." - Albert Einstein

  8. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Peter Drucker

  9. "Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days." - Zig Ziglar

  10. “Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.” - Ann Handley

  11. "Most of us have experienced wow moments. We just haven’t taken time to think deeply about them.” - Michael Hyatt

  12. “Good marketing makes the company look smart. Great marketing makes the customer feel smart.” - Joe Chernov

  13. “Make your marketing so useful people would pay you for it.” - Jay Baer

  14. “We’re all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest.” - Josh Bernoff

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

  16. “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.” 

Which of your favorites would you add to this list?

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Carly Ries Carly was formerly a Senior Inbound Marketing Consultant for SmartBug Media. With over 7 years of marketing and account management experience, Carly helps clients develop and implement inbound marketing strategies to grow leads, conversion, and revenue. Read more articles by Carly Ries.

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