The following are short quotes from social media superstars, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and mavericks about the impact social media has on our personal and business lives. Although most of these quotes are blasts from the past they are interesting nonetheless.
If you had to come up with 10 quotes about the impact of social media, what would be your focus?
What They Are Saying About Social Media
Chris Brogan: “I don’t use Twitter for play. I’ve doubled my business earnings from Twitter. Twitter is the new telephone. 100 years later.”
Guy Kawasaki: “Twitter is the most important factor in Alltop”
Jonathan Zittrain, Harvard law professor: “The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful”
Brian Solis: “Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology”
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?”
Erik Qualman: “With the growing reliance on social media, we no longer search for news, or the products and services we wish to buy. Instead they are being pushed to us by friends, acquaintances and business colleagues.”
Pete Cashmore: “Privacy is dead and social media holds the smoking gun”
Brian Solis: “Please Repeat: Influence is NOT Popularity!”
Dean Guadagni is Inner Architect’s chief communications strategist with 20+ years of business development, sales management, and national account management experience. Dean is the author of a nationally recognized self-help business guide whose articles have been published by Reuters.com, Nielsen.com, FoxBusiness.com, Ziff Davis Enterprise’s “Microsoft Watch”, Computer Shopper, and the Chicago Sun-Times. Prior to joining Inner Architect, Dean worked with management consulting firm Domus Consulting Group, whose mission was to help real estate brokerages and affiliates develop technology marketing strategies in real estate.
Dean is a frequent public speaker and workshop facilitator on social media strategies, blogging, and networking. He is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a BA degree in Speech Communications.