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15 Memorable Social Media Quotes

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Feb 06 2012

Everyday there are tons of social media articles, blog posts, tweets and comments that are shared on the Internet.  When going through this constant flow of information, it’s always fun to discover insightful ideas and interesting quotes from social media pros.  A lot of times these great quotes come in very handy when we are putting together a presentation, writing an article or creating a blog post.


Below is a list of 15 most memorable social media quotes for me.  Enjoy!

1.  “Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.”

– Erin Bury, Community Manager at Sprouter, erinbury.com


2. “Privacy is dead, and social media hold the smoking gun.”

–  Pete Cashmore, CEO and Founder of Mashable.com


3. “Quit counting fans, followers and blog subscribers like bottle caps. Think, instead, about what you’re hoping to achieve with and through the community that actually cares about what you’re doing.”

– Amber Naslund, Social Media Today


4. “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas; what happens on Twitter stay on Google forever!”

– Jure Klepic, Social Media Blogger


5. “Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.”

–  Seth Godin, sethgodin.typepad.com


6.  “LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know.”

– Author Unknown


7. “If content is king, then conversion is queen.”

– John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka


8. “Social media is just a buzzword until you come up with a plan.”

– Zach Dunn, Co-Founder and Director of Front End Development at One Mighty Roar


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

– Scott Cook, Co-founder of Intuit Inc.


10. “We’re living at a time when attention is the new currency. Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value.”

–  Pete Cashmore, CEO and Founder of Mashable.com


11. “So far, Twitter is like hanging out in the speakers’ lounge. Meaningless chatter from smart people.”

–  Alan Stevens, netcave.org


12. “You are what you tweet.”

– Alex Tew, Monkey Inferno


13.  “ATA – be AUTHENTIC, be TRANSPARENT, be ALTRUISTIC, and you will find enough success in Social Media to have a satisfying career and experience.”

– Nils Montan, ipally


14. “Please Repeat: Influence is NOT Popularity!”

–  Brian Solis, briansolis.com


15. “Privacy is dead, and social media hold the smoking gun.”

– Pete Cashmore, CEO and Founder of Mashable.com


What quotes about social media do you love the most?  Please share them with us! 

Mariya Newman

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