Posts Tagged ‘Social Media Today’

Quote of the week

June 3, 2010

“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

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Great New Media Quotes …

May 29, 2010

“If content is king, then conversion is queen.”
John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka

“New marketing is about the relationships, not the medium.”
Ben Grossman, founder and chief strategist for BiGMarK

“By creating compelling content, you can become a celebrity.”
Paul Gillin

“Our head of social media is the customer.”
McDonald’s

“Social Media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.”
Matt Goulart

“If you’re looking for the next big thing, and you’re looking where everyone else is, you’re looking in the wrong place.”
Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks

“If the Army can figure out how to do secure social networking and break down silos and encourage informal problem solving within a rigid hierarchy, surely your business can.”
Mark Drapeau, founder of Cheeky Fresh blog

“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

“If content is king, then conversion is queen.”
John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka

“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”

“The minute news hits the wires, it becomes a conversation. It’s just a question of how high [the] volume [of] that conversation will become.”
Doug Frisbie, Toyota Motor Sales USA’s national social-media manager

“Search is about figuring out what people are looking for when they enter keywords into their favorite search engine. Social media is what people are actually saying to each other; they’re telling us what they’re looking for. We, as marketers, should be able to fit it all together pretty nicely.”
Norm Elrod

“There’s a reason there’s only one Times Square and only one Las Vegas. We don’t want to be swimming in ads.”
David Spark, Socialmedia.biz

“Today people don’t trust companies. One of the things marketers want to do is to humanize their brand. What better way to do it than put a live person in front of them?”
Jackie Huba, author

“A marketing person should always ask one key question when beginning to develop a social media strategy: how much chaos can this organization handle?”
Gary Stein, vice president of strategy for Ammo Marketing

“The polling of Internet users shows that friends’ recommendations are the most reliable driver behind purchasing decisions. Right now that market is largely untapped. Facebook and other social networks can allow that to happen.”
Yuri Milner, Russian social-media investor

“As a general principle, the more users share about themselves, the more others in the community will learn about them and identify with them.”
Matt Rhodes, writing in Social Media Today

“Engage rather than sell … Work as a co-creator, not a marketer.”
Tom H. C. Anderson, market researcher

“Actions speak louder than words. Businesses must act. Once the door to social consciousness is opened, bring the spirit of your company through it to affect change.”
Brian Solis, principal at FutureWorks

“Tweets are the gold standard of scoops. A growing number of newspapers are turning their entire mastheads over to Twitter.”
Woody Lewis, social media advisor to news organizations

“Being the first is old media, while being to the point is new media. And Twitter never forgets.”
Mercedes Bunz

“This is no longer a gimmick. This is how the American people want to receive their news and want to hear from us.”
Nick Schaper, new-media director for House Minority Leader John Boehner

“If your social strategy relies on advertising in social media, it’s probably better to hang on to your money.”
Taddy Hall, chief operating officer of Meteor Solutions

“Attention spans will only decrease as technology breeds laziness and the expectation of rapid solution delivery.”
James Gurd, e-commerce and marketing consultant

“Twitter is a great place to tell the world what you’re thinking before you’ve had a chance to think about it.”
Chris Pirillo, blogger

“New marketing is about the relationships, not the medium.”
Ben Grossman, founder of BiGMarK

“Mobile is no longer about what you can do on your cell phone. Mobile is all about doing more, all of the time.”
Mitch Joel, president of Twist Image

“Monitor, engage, and be transparent; these have always been the keys to success in the digital space.”
Dallas Lawrence, Levick Strategic Communications

“Twitter is like a tragically hip New York night club. It is a cool, easy way for companies to engage customers in social media. But the experience can be loud and crowded.”
Bob Warfield, CEO of Helpstream

“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.”
Erin Bury, Sprouter community manager

“Twitter represents a collective collaboration that manifests our ability to unconsciously connect kindred voices through the experiences that move us. As such, Twitter is a human seismograph.”
Brian Solis, Principal of FutureWorks

“Social networks aren’t about Web sites. They’re about experiences.”
Mike DiLorenzo, NHL social media marketing director

“Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.”
Brain Solis Principal of FutureWorks

“The only way to put out a social-media fire is with social-media water.”
Ramon DeLeon, managing partner of six Domino’s stores in Chicago