13 Motivational Quotes from Mike Volpe

HubSpot is one of the biggest names in the marketing industry today, and much of this tremendous growth can be attributed to Mike Volpe, its Chief Marketing Officer and one of the company’s first employees. With his vast experience in marketing, business development and lead generation, Mike has a wealth of brilliant insights and observations that he has shared at seminars, in blog posts and on his Twitter feed.

Not only is Mike Volpe a marketing superstar, but he has also mastered the professional-but-witty Twitter personality. When I set out to write this post, I started at his Twitter feed…and couldn’t stop reading! Here are a few insightful gems:

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(Yes, @johnvolpe is his adorable toddler.)

Aside from entertaining observations, Mike has also shared numerous valuable marketing insights. Without further ado, here are some of our favorite Mike Volpe quotes:

1. “Always provide value. Value builds trust. Once you have that trust, you have the ability to do some selling.” (Click to Tweet!) 

2. “Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from using bad judgment.” (Click to Tweet!)

3. “I love spreadsheeets, I love numbers, I love reporting. To me, that’s where marketing comes to life.” (Click to Tweet!)

4. “Don’t interrupt what your buyers want to consume – BE what they want to consume.” (Click to Tweet!)

5. “It’s time to transform the way we do business in order to become more human.” (Click to Tweet!)

6. “People need to hear something 7-9 times before they remember it and grok it. If you’re sick of hearing your own story, then you’re doing something right and you should keep doing it.” (Click to Tweet!)

7. “You don’t find customers anymore – they find you.” (Click to Tweet!)

8. “Remember, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Also, it means your marketing is working and competitors are scared.” (Click to Tweet!)

9. “Calling the marketing email you send a ‘newsletter’ is a good way to tell someone ‘hello from 2002.'” (Click to Tweet!)

10. “You can’t do daily reporting unless you have daily metrics. You need that constant feedback and real-time reporting.” (Click to Tweet!)

11. “Don’t sell too aggressively, especially in the beginning.” (Click to Tweet!)

12. “The key to inbound marketing is attracting new people to your business that aren’t sure if they want to buy yet or don’t even know what they need to buy yet.” (Click to Tweet!)

13. “No one wakes up saying ‘I want to see an ad.’ So why do marketers wake up and say ‘Let’s make an ad’?” (Click to Tweet!)

 

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