Best Digital & Social Media Marketing Quotes

Here is a list of my favorite digital and social media marketing quotes:

1. “Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.”

– Brain Solis

2. “We have technology, finally, that for the first time in human history allows people to really maintain rich connections with much larger numbers of people.”
– Pierre Omidyar, founder, eBay

3. “New marketing is about the relationships, not the medium.”

– Ben Grossman

4. “People influence people. Nothing influences people more than a recommendation from a trusted friend. A trusted referral influences people more than the best broadcast message. A trusted referral is the Holy Grail of advertising.”

– Mark Zuckerber, Facebook

5. “I like to say that Twitter is like a bar, Facebook is your living room and LinkedIn is the local chamber of commerce.”

– BSStoltz

6. “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

7. “Don’t measure what you can. Measure what you should.”

– Philip Sheldrake, blogger, marketer, web analytics specialist

8. “Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.”

– Erin Bury

9. “If content is king, then conversion is queen.”

– John Munsell, CEO of Bizzuka

10. “A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.”

– Scott Cook

11. “The goal of social media is to turn customers into a volunteer marketing army.”

– Anonymous

12. “LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know.”

– Unknown

13. “Social marketing eliminates the middlemen, providing brands the unique opportunity to have a direct relationship with their customers.”

– Bryan Weiner, CEO at Digital Agency 360i

14. “All one needs is a computer, a network connection, and a bright spark of initiative and creativity to join the economy.”

– Don Tapscott

15. “If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.”

– Jeff Bezos, CEO at

16. “We’re living at a time when attention is the new currency. Those who insert themselves into as many channels as possible look set to capture the most value.”

– Pete Cashmore, Founder of

16. “Engage rather than sell … Work as a co-creator, not a marketer.”

– Tom H. C. Anderson

17. “Social media changes the relationship between companies and customers from master and servant, to peer to peer.”

– Anonymous

18. “Our head of social media is the customer.”

– McDonald’s

19. “The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.”

– Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law at Harvard

20. “You are what you tweet.”

– Alex Tew

21. “By creating compelling content, you can become a celebrity.”

– Paul Gillin

22. “It is the people who figure out how to work simply in the present, rather than the people who mastered the complexities of the past, who get to say what happens in the future.”

– Clay Shirky, author, professor

23. “Social media is not a media. The key is to listen, engage, and build relationships.”

– David Alston