12 Great Social Media QuotesAnita Kirkbride
If you’re looking for some ideas to help convince your boss to let you bring the company into social media, these great social media quotes might help.
“Social media is more about sociology and psychology than technology” Brian Solis
“We use Twitter, we’re a social business” is like “we wear sneakers, we’re ready for the NBA.” Vala Afshar
“You don’t need more readers/followers/likes. You need to do things better, which then increases those.” Scott Stratten
“No policy can control how employees feel & talk about brand via social. Focus must be internal, leadership, culture.” Pam Moore (this one was an actual tweet which is why the grammar is a bit funky.)
“If you aren’t using social media, you’re creating language barriers with your audiences.” Pam Moore (this remains one of my top three social media quotes. I use it frequently in presentations.)
“New tech almost always looks dumb right before it completely changes your life.” Julien Smith (This is why I’m always trying the new social networks. You just never know which one is going to take off like the next Facebook.)
“There are THREE sides to every online interaction: Yours, mine and the view of everyone watching us. Act carefully.” Mack Collier (Very important to remember when you’re dealing with negative feedback and complaints on social media.)
“The difference between helping and selling is just two letters. But those two letters are critically important to the success of business today.” Jay Baer
“Content is fire. Social Media is gasoline.” Jay Baer (There’s no point in spending all that time to create your fabulous content if you have no way of letting people know it is there. That’s what social media does.)
“It’s free to join Facebook and Twitter but it’s certainly not cheap to achieve success with them.” John Siracusa (All the networks are increasingly becoming pay-to-play, but don’t forget also about your own time…it’s not free.)
“Social media is kind of like peeing in a dark suit. We’re getting a warm feeling but no one else knows what is happening.” Carol Borghesi
“Our ancestors communicated through pictures on cave walls, and now we’re doing the same thing [on social media].” Apu Gupta (I’ve said many times, social media is the just new way to communicate–no different than a telephone or letters, in many ways.)
I would love to see some of your favourite social media quotes. Please share in the comments… perhaps I’ll adopt them!