Crowdfunding Campaigns

25 PR, Social Media and Marketing Quotes To Inspire Your Crowdfunding Venture

Every crowdfunding venture requires solid preparation. If you rely on the support of the crowds to raise money and bring awareness to your product, it is essential to start building your community of supporters as soon as possible. Social media, online marketing, and solid PR strategy can help you skyrocket your crowdfunding campaign, so you better use it wisely.

Here we have collected for you 25 of the most popular quotes on the topic, to help you get inspired, motivated and ready to hustle your way to crowdfunding success! Which one is your favorite?

“If a young man tells his date how handsome, smart and successful he is – that’s advertising. If the young man tells his date she’s intelligent, looks lovely, and is a great conversationalist, he’s saying the right things to the right person and that’s marketing. If someone else tells the young woman how handsome, smart and successful her date is – that’s PR.” S. H. Simmons

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” Warren Buffet

“In a downturn, aggressive PR and communications strategy is key.” Doug Leone, VC, Sequoia Capital

“Public-relations specialists make flower arrangements of the facts, placing them so the wilted and less attractive petals are hidden by sturdy blooms.” Alan Harrington

 “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.” Daniel J. Boorstin

“If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.” Jeff Bezos, CEO at

“Social media is not a media. The key is to listen, engage, and build relationships.” David Alston

“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” Jay Baer, Convince & Convert

“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

“You as a brand have to be completely confident about your position, because you will get criticism. You will have a negative reaction. If you didn’t get a negative reaction, that means you’re standing neutral and you have no point of view. Who wants to participate in that?” Frank Cooper, Pepsico

“Conversations among the members of your marketplace happen whether you like it or not. Good marketing encourages the right sort of conversations.” Seth Godin

“The beauty of social media is that it will point out your company’s flaws; the key question is how quickly you address these flaws.” Erik Qualmann, author of “Socialnomics”

“Monitor, engage, and be transparent; these have always been the keys to success in the digital space.” Dallas Lawrence, Levick Strategic Communications

“If content is king, then conversion is queen.” John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka

“You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.” David Meerman Scott, Best-Selling Author & Speaker

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

“Not viewing your email marketing as content is a mistake.”  Chris Baggott

“Marketing is really just about sharing your passion.” Michael Hyatt

“Getting the Like is easy. It’s a light action. Anything else requires trust.” Jon Loomer

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

“The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing.” Tom Fishburne

“If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” Jay Baer

“A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.” Scott Cook

“New ideas are sometimes found in the most granular details of a problem where few others bother to look.” Nate Silver

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Tony Robbins

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