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12 Quotes on Sales and Marketing

Entrepreneurs are competing for the attention of the customers with strong, highly-recognizable brands and resourceful companies all the time. It is essential for startup owners to be more flexible when it comes to their marketing strategies in order to overrun the competition and win the attention of their target customers. But how can you always keep the sales person inside you inspired and motivated? Here you can find 12 quotes that will help you to get excited about sales and marketing over and over again.

“Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.” Zig Ziglar

“People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.” Zig Ziglar

“For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.” Zig Ziglar

“Most people think “selling” is the same as “talking”. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” Roy Bartell

“Organizations that destroy the status quo win. Whatever the status quo is, changing it gives you the opportunity to be remarkable.” Seth Godin

“You don’t close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” Patricia Fripp

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it. But if you love what you are doing, and always put the customer first, success will be yours.” Ray Kroc

“Don’t find customers for your products, find products for your customers.” Seth Godin

“Sales are contingent upon the attitude of the salesman, not the attitude of the prospect.” William Clement Stone

“Make a customer, not a sale.” Katherine Barchetti

“Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, “make me feel important.” Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.”  Mary Kay Ash

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”  Albert Einstein

─ July 8, 2015