Social Media Marketing Quotes – 114 Quotes From The Experts

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Social Media Marketing Quotes

There are many ways to learn social media marketing from experts, such as reading their insightful social media marketing quotes. You can also listen to podcasts, attend conferences, read books or attend social media courses Johannesburg.

In this post, we’ll share some of the best social media marketing quotes for digital marketers.

Social Media Marketing Quotes by Seth Godin

“Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.”

“Content marketing is the only marketing left.”“Our job is to connect to people, to interact with them in a way that leaves them better than we found them, more able to get where they’d like to go.”


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Lee Odden

“Content should ask people to do something and reward them for it.”

“Content Isn’t King, It’s the Kingdom.”

“A blog is only as interesting as the interest shown in others.”


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Jeff Bullas

“Never underestimate the vital importance of finding early in life the work that for you is play. This turns possible underachievers into happy warriors.”

“Building a big brand is a journey. So keep going as there is no other way. Content marketing demands persistence.”

“One of the biggest mistakes small business owners make is that They see social media as a homogenous entity.”

“The reality is that being found online, Requires constant SEO Activity and connect creation , Publishing and marketing.”

“Less is more. Keeping it simple takes time and effort.”

“Influence marketing is an art and science. The art is the crafting & and of content that Adds value to people lives, personally or for their business.”

“The science Is the tactics and tools of building tribes and followers on the big social network.”


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Rand Fishkin

“Don’t build links. Build relationships.”
“Tell a story. Make it true. Make it compelling. And make it relevant.”
“Better marketing often trumps a better product. Invest in both.”


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Michael Brenner

“Content marketing is more than a buzzword. It is the hottest trend in marketing because it is the biggest gap between what buyers want and brands produce.”
“If great content is the hero, then banners are the villain.”
“There are three objectives for content marketing: reach engagement conversion. Define key metrics for each.”
“Content marketing represents the gap between what brands produce and what consumers actually want.”


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Mark Zuckerberg

“Advertising works most effectively when it’s in line with what people are already trying to do. And people are trying to communicate in a certain way on Facebook – they share information with their friends, they learn about what their friends are doing – so there’s really a whole new opportunity for a new type of advertising model within that.”
“By giving people the power to share, we’re making the world more transparent.”
“The thing that we are trying to do at Facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.”
“The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”
“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”


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Simon Sinek

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
“You don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude. You can always teach skills.



Ann Handley

“Make the customer the hero of your story.”
“Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.”
“Even when you are marketing to your entire audience or customer base, you are still simply speaking to a single human at any given time.”
“Good content isn’t about good storytelling. It’s about telling a true story well.”



Social Media Marketing Quotes by Jay Baer

“If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.”
“Content is fire, social media is gasoline.”
“Social media allows big companies to act small again”


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Erik Qualman

“Pushing a company agenda on social media is like throwing water balloons at a porcupine.”
“Successful companies in social media function more like entertainment companies, publishers, or party planners than as traditional advertisers.”
“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it.”



Matt Cutts

“When you’ve got 5 minutes to fill, Twitter is a great way to fill 35 minutes.”
“Typically, any internal website links will not cause you any sort of trouble.”
“The objective is not to make your links appear natural; the objective is that your links are natural.”
“In the long term, having good social signals is a reflection of being an authority; a reflection of sort of person that people want to listen to.”


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Kim Garst

“Legendary service is one of the criteria that sets one company apart from its competitors. It’s the mark of a truly authentic company – you just can’t fake caring!”
“Sell-sell-sell sales methods simply do not work on social media.”
“If people like you, they’ll listen to you. But if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”
“These days the need for brands to be authentic is more important than ever because of the rise of social media.”



Gary Vaynerchuk

“The best marketing strategy ever: CARE.”
“Even if your ambitions are huge, start slow, start small, build gradually, build smart.”
“Google gives preference to its own products, so having a Google+ account influences your search rankings.”


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Social Media Marketing Quotes by Brian Solis

“Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.”
“Social media spark a revelation that we, the people, have a voice, and through the democratization of content and ideas we can once again unite around common passions, inspire movements, and ignite change.”
“Twitter is your window to relevance, but Facebook is your home page for the Social Web”


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Mari Smith

“Content is king, but engagement is queen, and the lady rules the house!”
“We must develop a thick skin. With an unshakeable sense of self – and a commitment to being compassionate – nothing will faze you.”
“The best Facebook ads look and feel as relevant and timely in your News Feed as the posts you see from your friends.”


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Guy Kawasaki

“You really can’t spend money on social media unless you really try. Social media is really more about effort than expense.”
“The biggest daily challenge of social media is finding enough content to share. We call this “feeding the Content Monster.” There are two ways to do this: content creation and content curation.”
“Sharing good stuff is 90 percent of the battle of getting more followers. Almost everything else is merely optimization. End of discussion.”


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Chris Brogan

“The key is, no matter what story you tell, make your buyer the hero.”
“Don’t settle: Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.”
“Marketers need to build digital relationships and reputation before closing a sale.”


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Neal Schaffer

“The overarching problem is that everyone sees and uses social media from a different perspective.”
“Social media replaces nothing – but complements everything.”
“Before you contact an outside agency, look inside your company for great social media ideas.”
“If You’re Not Regularly Experimenting with Your Social Media Efforts, You’re Not Maximizing Your Social.”


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Amy Porterfield

“The Energy Of Your Business Is Directly Tied To Your Email List.”
“Facebook is your leads generator not your sales generator.”
“Any highly profitable entrepreneur will tell you that their sales funnel is absolutely essential to their success!”


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Darren Rowse

“The key to success in blogging (and in many areas of life) is small but regular and consistent actions over a long period of time.”
“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.”


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Social Media Marketing Quotes by Mark Schaefer

“The most important characteristic of content marketing today is not quality or quantity. It’s insight. And that is the differentiator lacking almost everywhere.”
“Having the courage to be good instead of perfect is a part of blogging success and the trade-off you have to make to be consistent.”
“Creating great content is not the finish line. It’s the starting line.”


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Neil Patel

“Don’t optimize for conversions, optimize for revenue.”
“Learn from your mistakes. The number one reason I see entrepreneurs failing isn’t because they make mistakes, but they keep on making the same ones over and over again. Learn from them and avoid making the same ones over again.”
“Do something you are passionate about because it won’t feel like work. This way you will work harder and longer.”


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Sandy Carter

“Social media does not change your culture, it reveals it.”
“The number one use case for social media among our customers is around innovation – innovating with employees and with customers. For most businesses this is going to deliver the highest ROI.”
“Your social platform will become the motherboard of your business.”


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