social media quotations from success using social media

Download Social Media Quotations from Success Using Social Media

Post on 16-Aug-2015

36 views

Category:

Social Media

1 download

Embed Size (px)

TRANSCRIPT

  1. 1. Quotes from Success Using Social Media Good quotes inspire, challenge, engage, excite, entertain and educate. But most of all, they make us THINK. All I want to do is to make you Think. Teddy Burriss TLBurriss@teddyburriss.com (336) 283-6121
  2. 2. Teddy Burriss LinkedIn Consultant, Coach and Trainer, Teddy Burriss, has been using social media tools for many years and is known as the guru of social media. Teddy teaches LinkedIn best practices and procedures across the US and abroad. You can learn more about Teddy Burriss online via about.me
  3. 3. Backstory Why am I sharing these quotations? I wrote these quotes as I was finishing up my second book, Success Using Social Media. Each quotation is related to a very specific philosophy behind the use of social media. I strive to practice this philosophy every day when I am using Social Media. I am sharing these quotations because they are a great value to me in everything I do online and I want to offer the same value to others. Since you are reading this, I hope that you too can benefit from these quotations.
  4. 4. Quote #1 I use social media to build relationships. ~ @TLBurriss In life, real success begins when you build relationships. Use social media to promote the exchange of real ideas, and participate in conversation in an authentic way. We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss
  5. 5. Quote #2 The ability to connect and develop mutually beneficial relationships across multiple social media platforms increases the opportunity to truly get to know your network. Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss I will use any and all social media platforms to connect and build relationships for life, career, family and community. ~ @TLBurriss I have a very poor record at multiple choice questions." ~ John Irving
  6. 6. Quote #3 Never do, say, or engage in social media in a way you don't want to be seen, heard, or perceived in life. ~ @ TLBurriss We don't want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence. ~ Paul Ryan Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss This is my safety net. If I remember nothing else in life, I have to remember this.
  7. 7. Quote #4 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Social media are tools for us to talk with anyone we want, anytime we want, and about anything we want. ~ @TLBurriss Once again, social media are places for having conversations. Sort of like at the park, in a car, at the beach, at the bar, at the kitchen table or in church. Remember, places to have conversations! If you talk to most athletes, the place you're most comfortable is your playing field. I'm not so comfortable at a podium or talking about events." ~ Bobby Orr
  8. 8. Quote #5 If we cannot end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. ~ John F. Kennedy Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Social media expands our reach into new industries, communities, regions and worlds. It creates opportunities to meet new people we can help and who can help us. ~ @TLBurriss Another important task in life is to connect with people who are different than us in lots of different ways. You never know what you ideas youll discover or interesting people youll meet.
  9. 9. Quote #6 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss If we use social media as a new business card collection system, we will fail miserably in business, career and community. ~ @TLBurriss Do yourself and your network a big favor. Do not just make connections on social media. Get involved, share and engage in meaningful & relevant conversations with your network. My idea of a good night has always been having a lovely meal and a proper conversation." ~ Kirsty Gallacher
  10. 10. Quote #7 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Success occurs when you give to others first, focus on your goal and never stop striving to achieve. ~ @TLBurriss Many, including myself, prove daily that when we lead by giving, we are more likely to receive and to succeed in life, career, business and community. Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. ~ Francis of Assisi
  11. 11. Quote #8 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. ~ Buddha TRUHE: Transparent, Relevant, Useful, Honest and Engaging, is a fundamental guideline for life and social media. ~ @TLBurriss I love this quotation. Think about it for a moment. If everything we do in life, as well as on social media, is TRUHE, we will be trusted and respected even more. Thats the only way to find your niche and grow your brand value.
  12. 12. Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Are you getting an idea of how it works yet? I am very purposeful of how I use LinkedIn and this business tool is an integral part of my business. Would you like to have me coach you on how to use Social Media for your business? Consider One-on-One LinkedIn Coaching Let me help you discover how to generate more leads using LinkedIn.
  13. 13. Quote #9 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. ~ Zig Ziglar Honesty is an important trait in life. It's also a requirement when using social media. ~ @TLBurriss Be less than honest in life as well as when using social media, and your network will distrust you. This is #Failure no matter what anyone says.
  14. 14. Quote #10 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss It is impossible to work in information technology without also engaging in social engineering. ~ Jaron Lanier Being engaging, educational, entertaining or exciting is a powerful way to build relationships. ~ @TLBurriss The content you create and share on social media should not be boring. It must be of interest to your network. Engage your audience on subjects that interest you and them. Get real!
  15. 15. Quote #11 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take. ~ Christopher Reeves Giving is a powerful way to create relationships. ~ @TLBurriss Giving is a good thing in life. When we lead with GIVE, we create a greater opportunity to create meaningful relationships, even on social media.
  16. 16. Quote #12 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy. ~ Scott Alexander When the social media conversation is about dinosaurs, stick to dinosaurs. Try to change the direction of the thread and we will exile you from our conversation. ~ @TLBurriss Just like IRL (in real life) conversation, dont change the subject unless you have permission to do so and dont censure your audience. This can be considered rude and disrespectful to your network.
  17. 17. Quote #13 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. ~ Napolean Bonaparte Collaboration does not necessarily mean agreement. ~ @TLBurriss Its okay to disagree with your network when you are collaborating in a conversation. Disagreements are imperative to growth and learning. However, be prepared to respectfully present empirical data when you do disagree.
  18. 18. Quote #14 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Ive always just tried to treat people with respect, build relationships with players and coachesbuild a trust. ~ Chuck Pagano A connection does not make a relationship. Relationships occur when you engage with your connections. ~ @ TLBurriss When you misunderstand this you can #FAIL using social media. Make a connection and nurture it into a relationship before you move to the next step, what ever that is.
  19. 19. Quote #15 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Theres a snake lurking in the grass. ~ Virgil Social media is a great place to connect with people of all types; don't limit our connections to only people who can buy our widgets or are just like us. ~ @TLBurriss If we only connect with people who will buy our stuff, well be rather lonely. Use social media to grow your network, not just to try to sell your stuff.
  20. 20. Quote #16 Brought to you by Burriss Consulting, Inc. Quotes from the book, Success Using Social Media, by Teddy Burriss Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Cramming is a vital social media activity used to improve our professional and personal selves. When we ignore the knowledge available to us on social media, we diminish social medias value. ~ @TLBurriss Dont use social media just to connect and engage. Use social