I. Think Outside the Box

1. "If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough."-Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

2. "It's quite fun to do the impossible."-Walt Disney

3. "Do one thing every day that scares you." Eleanor Roosevelt

II. Go Create

4."Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right."-Henry Ford

5. "Do or do not; there is no try."-Yoda

6. "A year from now, you'll wish you had started today."-Karen Lamb

7. "Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow." -Doug Firebaugh

III. Don't Be Afraid to Fail

8. "If you're not failing now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything innovative." -Woody Allen

9. "Don't be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing." -Mike Volpe

10. "An essential aspect of creativity is not being afraid to fail." -Edwin Land

IV. Make People Better

11. "Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they'd like to go." -Seth Godin

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

V. Drive Conversation

14. "If your content isn't driving conversation, you're doing it wrong." -Dan Roth

15. "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about." -Benjamin Franklin

16. "We're all learning here; the best listeners will end up the smartest." -Charlene Li

VI. Stop Outbound Marketing

17. "The best marketing doesn't feel like marketing." -Tom Fishburne

18. "Audiences everywhere are tough. They don't have time to be bored or brow beaten by orthodox, old-fashioned advertising." -Craig Davis

19. "If you have more money than brains, you should focus on outbound marketing. If you have more brains than money, you should focus on inbound marketing." -Guy Kawasaki

VII. Leverage Word of Mouth

20. "A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is-it is what consumers tell each other it is." -Scott Cook

21. "The internet has turned what used to be a controlled, one-way message into a real-time dialogue with millions." -Danielle Sacks

22. "People share, read, and generally engage more with any type of content when it's surfaced through friends and people they know and trust." -Malorie Lucich

VIII. Increase Your Google Rankings

23. "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

24. "Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first." -Wendy Piersall

25. "Content marketing is the only marketing left." -Seth Godin

IX. Always Innovate

26. "Marketing's job is never done. It's about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day." -Beth Comstock

27. "If you're looking for the next big thing, and you're looking where everyone else is, you're looking in the wrong place." -Mark Cuban

Published on: Jun 30, 2015