Every once in a while you see a quote that is short, to the point and carries so much meaning that you just can’t help but describe it as sweet. Here are 6 social media quotes from marketing experts providing valuable insights and perspective for all skill levels.
“Focus on how to be social, not on how to do social.” – Jay Baer
It is easy to get caught up reviewing reports and strategies while forgetting that social media is about being social. Don’t over-think things to the point that you either get “analysis paralysis” or don’t have time to actually socialize. Focus your energy on developing relationships, and all the rest will fall into place.
“Hook into someone’s flow.” – Bill Cava
Everyone has a routine they follow on a daily basis. For many, this daily routine includes checking Facebook, watching videos on YouTube and reading blogs. Find a way to put yourself into someone’s daily routine, and you’re likely to find yourself with a loyal customer.
“Our head of social media is the customer.” – McDonald’s
As one of the most successful fast food chains, McDonalds understands the benefits of a happy customer. If you focus on doing a great job, people will naturally start talking and tell their friends, often using social media.
“By creating compelling content, you can become a celebrity.” – Paul Gillin
It is easy to have your message drowned out by the millions of people sharing content and posting updates. Take the time to make truly compelling content and you will be rewarded. In some cases, you might even attain celebrity status and the influence that comes with it.
“If content is king, then conversion is queen.” – John Munsell
Almost everyone remembers the old online marketing adage “content is king,” but many forget that the real goal is acquiring new customers. Don’t be so focused on content that you forget to improve the conversion rates of your website and landing page.
“Stay hungry, stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs
Social media is constantly changing and evolving. Don’t lose your appetite for knowledge and make sure to try out new ideas.