Friday, May 24, 2013

15 Awesome Social Media Quotes

We all have been hearing a lot about social media marketing. It is no more a buzzword and businesses - small or large - have started adopting it in very creative ways to create engagement, connection and communication with their consumers. 

Presenting here are 15 really excellent quotes about social media which we truly swear by. Have a look! 

#1: We don't have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how well we DO it – Erik Qualman

#2: Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social. ~ Jay Baer

#3: The beauty of social media is that it will point out your company’s flaws; the key questions is how quickly you address these flaws. -Erik Qualmann, Socialnomics

#4: Social networks aren’t about Web sites. They’re about experiences. -Mike DiLorenzo

#5: 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

#6: The difference between PR and social media is that PR is about positioning, and social media is about becoming, being and improving. – Chris Brogan, author of Trust Agents

#7: Conversations among the members of your marketplace happen whether you like it or not. Good marketing encourages the right sort of conversations. – Seth Godin

#8: The qualities that make Twitter seem insane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful ~ Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard Law Professor

#9: The problem with trying to determine ROI for Social Media is you are trying to put numeric quantities around human interactions and conversations, which are not quantifiable. ~ Jason Falls (Social Media Keynote Speaker)

#10: Social marketing eliminates the middlemen, providing brands the unique opportunity to have a direct relationship with their customers. - Bryan Wiener

#11: Saying Hello doesn’t have an ROI. It’s about building relationships. Gary Vaynerchuk

#12: Social media isn’t inexpensive, it’s different expensive. 

#13: This is the most rapidly changing landscape ever–a year ago we did not talk about Pinterest, today it’s third in popularity after Facebook and Twitter.  - Dave Kerpen, CEO, Likeable Media

#14: Social Media puts the “public” into PR and the “market” into marketing. - Chris Brogan, President of New Marketing Labs

#15: Social media doesn’t create negativity, it uncovers it.

Reading these quotes, I thought you might want to read some social media related articles. Below are some of the most read articles on this blog:

  1. Handling Negative Comments on Social Media. Read here
  2. Social Media ROI – Measuring the Quantitative and Qualitative Results – Read it here
  3. Your 10 Most Common Social Media Questions Answered – Read it here
  4. Mind Your Facebook Page Etiquettes – Dos and Don’ts – Read the article here
  5. Don’t Believe if you Hear This About Social Media – Complete article here


  1. This is a very blog that gives some of very selected posts on internet marketing. The quotes that are mentioned are are not just quotes but can be serve as tips which can be helpful in internet marketing. | Tweet Adder | Tweet Adder discounts

  2. Nice quotes and tips to follow. The article roundup (links to relevant past features) at the end is very helpful to readers like me, who might want some instant depth into the subject after going through the 15 nuggets of wisdom presented here.

    Thanks Radha.