Words matter. These are the best Selling Quotes from famous people such as Abu Bakr, Uma Thurman, Antoine Arnault, William Hurt, Russell Simmons, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Use the same measure for selling that you use for purchasing.
Modeling is basically ‘Buy more stuff! Don’t you want some more stuff? It will make you look ten years younger and men will like you!’ If I’d wanted to be a salesperson, I would have got a job selling.
You have to embrace trends; it’s crazy to think you can live above it. Like digital, like selling online, like social networks – if you fear them, they’re going to eat you alive.
I’m coming from the notion that acting is an art. It is not a business. It is about building characters, not about selling personalities.
American democracy is spoiled by people buying everything in sight and then selling and buying everything in sight, including our politicians.
Advertising as the printed form of selling would seem… ultimately to be justified in so far as it serves as a means of increasing legitimate human wants, as an agency of fair and economic competition in the distribution of goods, and as a stimulant to social progress.
I never give anyone advice: it can backfire horribly. In the 1950s, Eric Morecambe told Ken Dodd to get his teeth fixed. But those teeth turned out to be one of Dodd’s big selling points.
All of the business of selling apps and selling subscriptions is extremely cruelly misunderstood, including by me.
I’ve always hated modeling. It’s superficial and fake, and I hate to have to care about what I look like. I get a pimple and freak. The whole business is all about selling beautiful girls’ faces and bodies, so how can there be anything intelligent or nice about that except for the girl who makes money?
It’s always the music first for me. But if the music isn’t selling, there isn’t gonna be no business. So you gotta make sure music is always the first priority.
I have three very simple principles. I don’t like conflicts of interest; they should be eliminated or disclosed. I believe in transparency, that people have to really not just know but understand what they’re buying and selling. And that you have to have enough capital to back up your promises.
We don’t have to go that far to sell our beer because our immediate accounts sell so much. Places that sold 10 cases before, now they’re selling 30.
I try to focus on what I love doing and if those things, those awards, those accolades, those tickets keep selling and coming like they are doing, I’m going to relish in it and live my life the best way I know how and be grateful.
To succeed at selling a losing product, you must develop seriously superior sales techniques. In addition, you have to be massively competitive and incredibly hungry to survive in that environment.
I’m not sure about the selling part, but I’ve always found that the things I’ve worn on tour have moved over to what people wear every day. Sometimes the things I wore in the beginning before I had money were things I put together.
TV is all about learning to write in someone else’s voice, so if you do it long enough without selling your own project, they assume you don’t have your own voice; you’re just a good mimic.
It’s a strange position to be in. Not only the fact that I’m trying to live off work that is personal, but how you get the money for that is racing around the country and smiling for people and selling the record, you know what I mean?
When you spend a lot of time in your job, you realize you’re just selling your time in exchange for money.
Like many entrepreneurs, I started out in sales. I began at 14, when I got a job selling shoes and tennis rackets at a pro shop, and I’ve been selling one thing or another ever since.
Selling to small businesses and selling to enterprises take two very different approaches with two very different kinds of people.
Some argue we should get coal, oil and gas out of the ground as quickly as possible, build more pipelines and make as much money as we can selling it here and abroad. Their priorities are the economy and meeting short-term energy needs so we can live the lives to which we’ve become accustomed.
It’s very difficult to balance different audiences and talk to each one without selling the others short. There is no universal literature – or, if there is, I don’t know how to write it.
I feel that when I listen to music – not that it’s bad – it’s not emotional. It has a gimmick to it. It’s selling something: the artist, the producer, something. The emotional capacity is very small, for the listener as well.
I don’t like conflicts of interest; they should be eliminated or disclosed. I believe in transparency: that people have to really not just know but understand what they’re buying and selling.
I’ve got an overly developed sense of what selling out is, and I of course worry about it too much.
I hear a lot of rumours about me selling the club or leaving, absolutely no way.
I was an underground artist, but the underground status was successful. Coming from where I came from to see where rap is now, now artists are selling from a million to eight million copies.
Selling a lifestyle – whether it’s a brand or an Instagram post – which teaches not just girls but people that your value is defined by what you look like is the most appalling thing that I could think of, especially as a woman.
I remember being an usherette at my local theater very, very early on, selling ice cream and programs – because they’re not free in the U.K. – during pantomime season, which was super interesting. It meant a lot of kids, a lot of sweets, a lot of sugar-induced kids.
My general premise is not about selling clothes. If that’s your end goal, then all of a sudden everything looks the same, you know – you start designing by numbers.
He was about building up the Trump name and then selling it and leasing it in as many different ways as possible.
I find it hard to think of myself as selling books. I don’t even have a Web site. I want to sit and write, not sell.
All my money was made doing the dates and selling products when I was out there on the road.
Now as far as the organization selling drugs, no. Individuals selling drugs is something else.
Selling an idea to a publisher is not as valuable as selling your audience to a publisher.
There are too many retailers. There are too many brands. There are too many designers. There are too many discount stores, and the predator online companies are selling discount like crazy.
I need to make money, but I don’t want to be another guy selling his McDonald’s to the pop market.
What I’ve come to find out is it doesn’t matter if you’re selling a $10,000 gown or toilet paper: The everyday sort of humdrum of customer service and retail is the same.
Starship was a whole different thing. It was pop rock. It made more money and had more hit songs than Airplane. There was no cultural or social ethic behind it. For me, it was like selling out. I was the only one selling out. The rest enjoyed doing what they were doing.
I worked in a boutique after work, my second job, selling women’s clothes. And that was a way of not just making money but meeting women. That was very exciting job. I loved that job.
I was extremely lucky as I was in one of the last generations of British students who went to university and had my fees paid, and I had a grant as well. I also earned money from my waitressing and designing and selling my own range of dinosaur cards.
I’ve never considered selling anything other than profession, but it’s more than that. It’s one of the highest callings that you can aspire to. Not everyone can do it.
I had a great time being a salesman because of the pitches that I gave when I was selling shoes. However, I don’t think I’m as well versed in shoes as I am in comedy. Being a salesman was all about being a people person, and I enjoy being around people. I also love talking to people – which is why I think I did so well.
Top Gear,’ for entirely understandable reasons, started to focus on its international status because it was selling so well in international territories.
I believe our platform at WTT is different than tournament tennis. What we are selling is access. You have the ability to give access to kids and people who come to watch because it is about participation, not observation.
When I used to do the Edinburgh Festival, there was a bunch of guys selling fresh oysters and I’d eat ten daily – marvellous.
Well, this would be nice if it worked out, but I’m not selling the farm.
How about no one’s ever going to outsell Michael Jackson at selling records because the record industry is over. Game over. There’s no more record stores. With no more record stores there’s no more pressing plants. With no more pressing plants, there’s no more charts.
‘American Idol’ is a machine. It’s a machine that’s making a lot of money, that’s selling a lot of product. It’s ‘American Marketing.’
I’m sort of murdered for selling books. The idea is, if you make money your work can’t be literary.
If selling had been part of his job description, Rusbridger, who never met a pound he had to earn that didn’t disgust him in some visceral way, would have been disqualified long ago. Indeed, his early enthusiasm for the Internet – and a continuing principle of faith for him – was that it was free.