99 Quotes About Social Media

Mirna Bard, who describes herself as “America’s Social Media & SEO Coach” in the header on her blog, posted a list of 99 favorite social-media quotes. Highlights follow, but the complete list is available in her blog post:

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

“Social media isn’t the end-all-be-all, but it offers marketers unparalleled opportunity to participate in relevant ways. It also provides a launch pad for other marketing tactics. Social media is not an island. It’s a high-power engine on the larger marketing ship.” — Matt Dickman, technomarketer.typepad.com

“Privacy is dead, and social media hold the smoking gun.” — Pete Cashmore, Mashable CEO

“What used to be cigarette breaks could turn into ‘social-media breaks’ as long as there is a clear signal and IT isn’t looking.” — David Armano

“Businesses used to have a small suggestion box near the door that mostly housed dust bunnies and an occasional piece of gum. Rarely would someone get back to you. But people can now make a post from an iPhone or a BlackBerry while they’re sitting in your restaurant.” — Charles Nelson, president of Sprinkles Cupcakes

“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 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

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

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
Publish date: April 9, 2010 https://dev.adweek.com/digital/99-quotes-about-social-media/ © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT