Early this Black Monday morning before the blues set in, I looked for some inspiration so that I’m well equipped with encouragement , knowledge and power to move on with my day.

So I called my best friend Google and asked him to help me with some quotes, Social Media quotes. This friend of mine never disappoints, he empowered me.

Below are the good quotes I think will encourage and teach you some things about social media from different people ;

“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
“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
“In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” -Charles Darwin
“By not tweeting you’re tweeting. You’re sending a message.”Anonymous
“Activate your fans, don’t just collect them like baseball cards.”Jay Baer
“If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.” Jeff Bezos
“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.”Jay Baer
“Social Media puts the “public” into PR and the “market” into marketing. ”Chris Brogan
“You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.”David Meerman Scott
“Ultimately, brands need to have a role in society. The best way to have a role in society is to understand how people are talking about things in real time.” Jean-Philippe Maheu
“We cannot measure, what it is we do not know to value.” Brian Solis
“Our head of social media is the customer.” McDonald’s
“People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it’s surfaced through friends and people they know and trust.” Malorie Lucich
“There’s no cure for sucking.” Mark Schmulen
“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
“Bring the best of your authentic self to every opportunity.” Brian Jantsch
“Companies that blog get 55% more web traffic and 70% more leads than those that don’t.” #pkquotes
Clarity trumps persuasion.” MECLabs
“There is no reason — no practical reason — for newspapers to survive.” Jacek Utko
“We’re not in control of the conversation, so we need to monitor it and adjust our strategy accordingly.”#Pkquotes
“To effectively leverage the social graph, every company needs to understand that they need to make their information easily transferable.” Erik Qualman
“The Internet has been the most fundamental change during my lifetime and for hundreds of years.”Rupert Murdoch
“Doing well with blogging is not about writing one key post, it is about performing day after day and helping a few people at a time.” #pkquotes
“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.” Erin Bury
“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
“Privacy is dead, and social media hold the smoking gun.” Pete Cashmore
“You as a brand have to be completely confident about your position, because you will get criticism. You will have a negative reaction. If you didn’t get a negative reaction, that means you’re standing neutral and you have no point of view. Who wants to participate in that?” Frank Cooper
“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
“Social networks aren’t about Web sites. They’re about experiences.”Mike DiLorenzo
“Build it, and they will come” only works in the movies. Social Media is a “build it, nurture it, engage them, and they may come and stay.” Seth Godin
“How can you squander even one more day not taking advantage of the greatest shifts of our generation? How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” Seth Godin
“Social Media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.” Matt Goulart
“New marketing is about the relationships, not the medium.” Ben Grossman
“We have technology, finally, that for the first time in human history allows people to really maintain rich connections with much larger numbers of people.” -Pierre Omidyar
“Please Repeat: Influence is NOT Popularity!” -Brian Solis
“We’re all social creatures.” #pkquotes
“Social media are tools. Realtime is a mindset.” -David Meerman Scott
“Don’t worry; skills are cheap, passion is priceless. If you’re passionate about your content and you know it and do it better than anyone else, even with few formal business skills you have the potential to create a million-dollar business.” -Gary Vaynerchuck
“It is only by recognizing all of the benefits delivered by social media marketing that the complete value of these efforts can be understood.” -Forrester Research Company
“Stay hungry, stay foolish.” -Steve Jobs
“The most successful marketer becomes part of the lives of their followers.” -Marsha Collier
“The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.” -Jonathan Zittrain
“All one needs is a computer, a network connection, and a bright spark of initiative and creativity to join the economy.” -Don Tapscott
“Activate your fans, don’t just collect them like baseball cards.” -Jay Baer
“Game changing innovations are few and far between. They are usually simple concepts to describe but when they arrive it takes time to fully realize their importance and impact. Television was a game-changer, mobile phones were a game-changer, and blogging is also one.”-Collis Ta’eed
 “There are no magic wands, no hidden tracks, and no secret handshakes that can bring you immediate success, but with time, energy and determination you can get there.” -Darren Rowse
“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And the reason they were able to do that was that they’ve had more experiences or they have thought more about their experiences than other people.” -Steve Jobs
“We shape our tools and our tools shape us.” -Wilson Miner
“The value of being connected and transparent is so high that the road bumps of privacy issues are much lower in actual experience than people’s fears.”Reid Hoffman
“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
“Bring the best of your authentic self to every opportunity.” Brian Jantsch
“Once you can understand where the conversation is, who leads, the type of voices and the best place for you to add your voice, you can then start becoming a more active participant.”Mitch Joel
Just be nice, take genuine interest in the people you meet, and keep in touch with people you like. This will create a group of people who are invested in helping you because they know you and appreciate you. Guy Kawasaki
“What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas; what happens on Twitter stay on Google forever!”Jure Klepic
“Monitor, engage, and be transparent; these have always been the keys to success in the digital space.” Dallas Lawrence
“Being yourself is the only way how to stand out in today’s crowded market. So what’s YOUR story?” Magnetic Silvia
“Our head of social media is the customer.” McDonald’s
“Don’t fix the marketing first, fix your product. Once you’ve got a good product to talk about, the marketing’s going to flow from that.” Scott Monty
“If content is king, then conversion is queen.” John Munsell
“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
“Why are we trying to measure social media like a traditional channel anyway? Social media touches every facet of business and is more an extension of good business ethics.” Erik Qualman
Most bloggers who rise above the clutter are quite often prolific –they work hard, not just writing content but networking, engaging in Social Media and more. Darren Rowse
“There are no magic wands, no hidden tracks, and no secret handshakes that can bring you immediate success, but with time, energy and determination you can get there.” Darren Rowse
“Innovation needs to be part of your culture. Consumers are transforming faster than we are, and if we don’t catch up, we’re in trouble.”Ian Schafer
“People align with movements they can believe in, and it is the human, intellectual, and financial investment in genuine content that defines experiences.” Brian Solis
“You are what you tweet.”Alex Tew
“Social media is just a buzzword until you come up with a plan.” Unknown
“Every year the Web offers up hundreds of new experimental services and ideas, and while you don’t have time to try them all, if you’re able to pinpoint the applications with the most traction, your early adopter status will come with long-term rewards.” Jennifer Van Grove
“Don’t worry; skills are cheap, passion is priceless. If you’re passionate about your content and you know it and do it better than anyone else, even with few formal business skills you have the potential to create a million-dollar business.” Gary Vee
“Social marketing eliminates the middlemen, providing brands the unique opportunity to have a direct relationship with their customers.”Bryan Weiner
“The qualities that make Twitter seem insane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.”
Jonathan Zittrain
“When you give everyone a voice and give people power, the system usually ends up in a really good place.”
Mark Zuckerberg

Patricia Kahill

is a Social Media, Content Creator and Marketer at Kahill Insights. A Development Practitioner who has no self talent but is driven by curiosity and passion; in a nutshell she is a Multipotentialite. She believes in God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit which makes her a Christian.

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