Give them quality. That's the best kind of advertising.— Milton S. Hershey
Glamorous Business Marketing quotations
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
Marketing takes a day to learn. Unfortunately, it takes a lifetime to master.
The strategic stimulus to economic development in Schumpeter's analysis is innovation, defined as the commercial or industrial application of something new---a new product, process or method of production, a new market or source of supply, a new form of commercial, business or financial organization.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
In real life, it is the hare who wins.
Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.
Always deliver more than expected.
In the long run, investing is not about markets at all.
Investing is about enjoying the returns earned by businesses.
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.
Those who build great companies understand that the ultimate throttle on growth for any great company is not markets, or technology, or competition, or products. It is one thing above all others: the ability to get and keep enough of the right people.
Do not rush into a business just because you have the capital.
You'd lose your shirt if you jump into it recklessly. Do your homework first. Study the market and look for that golden opportunity. Whatever business you choose to go into, it must be something that you can pursue with passion.
Smart businesses do not look at labor costs alone anymore.
They do look at market access, transportation, telecommunications infrastructure and the education and skill level of the workforce, the development of capital and the regulatory market.
Instead of complaining about your circumstances, get busy and create some new ones.
A branding program should be designed to differentiate your cow from all the other cattle on the range. Even if all the cattle on the range look pretty much alike.
Marketing is not an event, but a process It has a beginning, a middle, but never an end, for it is a process. You improve it, perfect it, change it, even pause it. But you never stop it completely.
Nearly 100% of innovation-from business to politics-is inspired not by "market analysis" but by people who are supremely pissed off by the way things are.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
Marketing's job is never done. It's about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day.
In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.
It's hard to find things that won't sell online.
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.
Don't settle. Don't finish crappy books. If you don't like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you're not on the right path, get off it.
Business today is more personal than ever.
It's about pouring your soul into whatever you create. It's about providing more value than anyone else in the market and focusing on creating strong, honest, and deep connections with your customers.
The idea that nations should love one another, or that business concerns or marketing boards should love one another, or that a man in Portugal should love a man in Peru of whom he has never heard --it is absurd, unreal, dangerous. The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers.
Cloud computing offers individuals access to data and applications from nearly any point of access to the Internet, offers businesses a whole new way to cut costs for technical infrastructure, and offers big computer companies a potentially giant market for hardware and services.
Never let an inventor run a company. You can never get him to stop tinkering and bring something to market
Either get busy living or get busy dying.
Your brand is what people say about you when you're not in the room
Innovation is the process of turning ideas into manufacturable and marketable form.
All one needs is a computer, a network connection, and a bright spark of initiative and creativity to join the economy.
Don't find customers for your products, find products for your customers.
Advertising in the final analysis should be news. If it is not news it is worthless.
Business is not about money. It's about making dreams come true for others and for yourself.
If your business is not on the Internet, then your business will be out of business.
I think I need to keep being creative not to prove anything but because it makes me happy just to do it... I think trying to be creative, keeping busy, has a lot to do with keeping you alive.
Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology.
Good marketers see consumers as complete human beings with all the dimensions real people have.
The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.
Customers will never love a company until the employees love it first.
Be passionate about the culture and the business, and remain positive, because it inspires others.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Investment students need only two well-taught courses - How to Value a Business and How to Think About Market Prices
The true investor welcomes volatility .
.. a wildly fluctuating market means that irrationally low prices will periodically be attached to solid businesses.
My father was a very successful businessman, but he was ruined in the stock market crash. A big stockbroker jumped out the window and fell on his pushcart.