In the recently released eBook “101 Awesome Marketing Quotes”, Hubspot included thoughtful insight from a number of industry leaders.

Here are our favorite 20:

  1. “People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it’s surfaced through friends & people they know and trust!” – Malorie Lucich
  2. “No matter what, the very first piece of social media real estate I’d start with is a blog.” – Chris Brogan
  3. “Instead of one-way interruption, web marketing is about delivering useful content at just the precise moment that a buyer needs it.” – David Meerman Scott
  4. “If you wait until there is another case study in your industry, you will be too late.” – Seth Godin
  5. “Your culture is your brand.”- Tony Hsieh
  6. “Clarity trumps persuasion.” — Dr. Flint McGlaughlin
  7. “Make the customer the hero of your story.” — Ann Handley
  8. “There is no black magic to successfully attracting customers via the Web.” — Rand Fishkin
  9. “The right people to start video blogging are those with a passion to tell a story.” — Steve Garfield
  10. “Social media are tools. Real time is a mindset.” — David Meerman Scott
  11. “You want to invent new ideas, not new rules.” — Dan Heath
  12. “Keep your eye out for hot topics and trends. The media is constantly looking for timely stories.” — Jim Kukral
  13. “Increasingly, the mass marketing is turning into a mass of niches.” –  Chris Anderson
  14. “When you enchant people, your goal is not to make money from them or to get them to do what you want, but to fill them with great delight.” – Guy Kawaski
  15. “Focus on the core problem your business solves & put out lots of content & enthusiasm, & ideas about how to solve that problem.” – Laura Fitto
  16. “The biggest mistake we see companies make when they first hit Twitter is to think about it as a channel to push out information.” – Tim O’Reilly & Sarah Milstein
  17. “What makes content engaging is relevancy. You need to connect the contact information with the content information.” – Gail Goodman
  18. “Think about what a user is going to type.” – Matt Cutts
  19. “Authenticity, honest, and personal voice underlie much of what’s successful on the web.” – Rick Levine
  20. “By listening, marketing will relearn how to talk.” – Doc Searls & David Weinberger

Great stuff Hubspot!  To read more, visit their site and download the free eBook!