The Top Quotes From The Kings of Social Media in Honour of International Men’s Day

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November 19 is International Men’s Day. In recognition of this day Im looking at the top quotes about social media from the kings of the digital marketing world. What stood out the most for me about these quotes was the simplicity and wisdom contained in each. All have tremendous insight and can benefit those who are social media experts or are new to and are looking for help with social media.

“Don’t be afraid to experiment a lot: When you post, what type of content you post, how often you post, what days you post on. The beauty of social media is you get quick feedback with likes and comments.” 
Tai Lopez, Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker


“Every profile is your professional profile.”
Guy Kawasaki, Author of The Art of Social Media


“Content that helps is superior to content that sells.”
Jay Baer, Digital Marketing Expert and NY Times Best-Selling Author


“Importantly, companies are using social media to do things that go way beyond just chatting up existing customers on Facebook. Sales departments use social to nurture leads and close sales. HR posts job openings and vets applicants. Community and support squads mine networks, blogs, and forums with deep listening tools.”
Ryan Holmes, Founder and CEO of Hootsuite


“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make but about the stories you tell.”
Seth Godin, Marketing Expert and Author


“If you are looking for a way to grow your business’s brand without spending a lot of time, I recommend that you start with social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.”
Neil Patel, Marketing Expert and Speaker


“99% will ignore your Facebook ad. Target the 1% that don’t.”
Jon Loomer, Marketing Strategist and Blogger


“Social Media is not about promotion. It’s about engagement.” 
 – Michael A. Stelzner, Founder and CEO of ‎Social Media Examiner


“What’s required is a kind of social media sherpa, who can find you the audience you seek, who can reach to them on the platforms where they are already congregating, and who can help promote in tasteful ways that fit the sensitivities of the networks where your audiences are found.” 
 – Chris Brogan, Blogging Expert


“Marketing should tell a story so compelling, others will want to retell it.”
Joel Comm, Author and CEO of InfoMedia, a social media consulting company


“Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.”
Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO or Facebook



“Maybe don’t call it social media. Just be human and tell your story.”
Gary Vaynerchuck, CEO of VaynerMedia and 4-Time NY Times Best-Selling Author



Now Over To You

Which of these quotes resonated with you the most? Leave your comments below.



Scott Trites is a Social Media Consultant and Owner of Knockout Social Media


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