Category Archives: Misquotes

“Social media is like a…”

 

“I came, I saw, I left a comment.”
Julius Caesar

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at YouTube.”
Oscar Wilde

“The Facebook newsfeed algorithm is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.”
Forrest Gump’s Mom

“Houston, we have a conversion funnel leakage…”
Apollo 13

“Insanity: posting the same thing over and over again and expecting increased audience reach.”
Albert Einstein

“Online trolls who do not kill us makes us stronger.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“A meme gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”
Winston Churchill

“The unexamined analytics report is not worth having.”
Socrates

“Instagram posts are always darkest just before the dawn.”
Thomas Fuller

“Be @yourself on Instagram; everyone else is taken.”
Oscar Wilde

“Whenever you do a thing online, act as if all the world were watching.”
Thomas Jefferson

“I post therefore I am.”
Descartes

“Live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking newsfeed.”
Irene L. Luce

“The best time to start an opt-in email database was 5 years ago. The second best time is now.”
Chinese Proverb

“People often say that social media posts don’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
Zig Ziglar

“Social media costs money. But then so does brand invisibility.”
Sir Claus Moser

“Don’t ever wrestle with an online troll. You’ll both get dirty, but the troll will enjoy it.”
Cale Yarborough

“I have made this status update longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.”
Blaise Pascal

“Asking a social media manager what she thinks about her community is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.”
Christopher Hampton

“There is nothing to writing a blog. All you do is sit down at a computer and bleed.”Ernest Hemingway

“I find Facebook very educating. Every time somebody opens it up, I go into the other room and read a book.”
Groucho Marx

“A website visitor is a person, no matter how small.”
Dr. Seuss, Horton Hears a Who!

“A person who doesn’t read long-form industry articles has no advantage over one who can’t read.”
Mark Twain

“Ask not what your social media community can do for you; ask what you can do for your social media community.”
John F. Kennedy

“If you can’t explain your social media strategy to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.”
Albert Einstein

 



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“Now is the algorithm of our discontent.”

Richard III

“The course of launching a website never did run smooth.”
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you fill our newsfeeds with self-serving promotional content shall we not disengage?”
Merchant of Venice

“To boost, or not to boost, that is the question.”
Hamlet

“If content be the food of social media, publish on.”
Twelfth Night

“Brevity is the soul of Twitter.
Hamlet

“Love all, trust a few, have a social media policy.”
All’s Well That Ends Well

“How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have no social media assisted conversion insights!”
King Lear

“When online detractors come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.”
Hamlet

“False Facebook must hide what the false heart doth know.”
Macbeth

“Wisely, and slow. They stumble that post fast.”
Romeo and Juliet

“So foul and fair a heavily filtered Instagram post I have not seen.”
Macbeth

“Give every major social media platform thy ear, but few thy voice.”
Hamlet

“What’s posted can’t be unposted.”
Macbeth

“Out, damned stock image! out, I say!”
Macbeth

“Video, video – wherefore art thou video channel?”
Romeo and Juliet

“All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this trash website.”
Macbeth

“Facebook fans sought is good, but given unsought, is better.”
Twelfth Night

“The complaining fan seeking something free doth protest too much, methinks.”
Twelfth Night

“There’s many a brand has more fans than wit.”
Comedy of Errors

“Give thy personal thoughts no tongue online.”
Hamlet

“Your endless sales posts are as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.”
King John

“Brands do not care that do not demonstrate their care online.”
The Two Gentlemen of Verona