Neither privacy nor publicity is dead, buttechnologywill continue to makea mess of both.Dana Boyd, Harvard University
Social mediais aboutsociologyandpsychologymore thantechnology.Brian Solis, Principal at Altimeter Group
Don’t worry;skills are cheap,passion ispriceless.Gary Vaynerchuck, Author of “Crush It”
Social media is not a media. The key is to David Alston
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, owner of the Dallas Mavericks
If contentis king, thenconversationis queen.John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka
It has never been easier to be as influential as Jordan Raynor, Republican Web strategist you can be today.
Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia
Marketing is no longer about the stuffthat you make, but about thestories you tell.Seth Godin, sethgodin.typepad.com
The hardest thing for marketers is toturn over the brand experience tothe community and let them define it.Eric Erwin, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Development at Wilton
As a general principle,the more users share about themselves,the more others in the community willlearn about them and identify with them. Matt Rhodes, Social Media Today
If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell six friends. If you make customers unhappy on the internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends. Jeff Bezos, CEO at amazon.com
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, blogger
You can’t tiptoe into social media.You have to jump into the pool. People have a natural fear of it. But the scary part is not being there. Your customer is already there. Dave Saunders, madisonmain.com
Quit counting fans, followers, and like bottle blog subscribers caps. what you’re trying to achieve Think, instead, about and the community that cares about what you’re doing. Amber Naslund, Social Media Today
All one needs is a computer,a network connection,and a bright sparkofinitiative and creativityto join the economy.Don Tapscott, dontapscott.com
The common reputation of Twitter is that it’s frivolous, whichisn’t the case. If it’s set up right, it’s a rich environment of lots oflearning and sharing of important material. It’s not just“what I had for breakfast.”Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project
Human beings are far more likely to communicate ideas and information with others when they are emotionally engaged. Maki, doshdosh.com
Humans like to know aboutthe good, the bad, and the ugly side of people, places, and situations, as well as to share this information with others, often as quickly as possible.
We want to be connected, to make a difference, to matter, to be missed.We want to belong, and yes, we want to be led. Seth Godin, sethgodin.tpepad.com
How can you squandereven one more day nottaking advantage of the greatest shifts of our generation? How dareyou settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?Seth Godin, sethgodin.typepad.com
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