As a social media marketer, coming up with unique ways to connect to your audience can burn you out.

If you are looking for some inspiration and tips for your next social media marketing campaign, look no further.

Here is a list of 50 powerful quotes from marketing experts:

As you read these nuggets of wisdom, why don’t you start following them on Twitter too?

  1. “We must develop a thick skin. With an unshakeable sense of self & a commitment to being compassionate – nothing will faze you.” – Mari Smith
  2. “My goal is to spark something within the reader and allow it to initiate an idea they then can grow.” – Warren Whitlock
  3. “Change is the result of insurmountable market pressure” – Ted Coine
  4. “When you lose followers because of where you stand – you strengthen you tribe.” – Glen Gilmore
  5. “I use social media as an idea generator, trend mapper and strategic compass for all of our online business ventures.” – Paul Barron
  6. “What makes you weird, makes you unique and therefore makes you stand out.” – Dan Schawbel
  7. “Social media is here. It’s not going away; not a passing fad. Be where your customers are: in social media.”
    Lori Ruff
  8. “Good content always has an objective; it’s created with intent. It therefore carries triggers to action.” – Ann Handley
  9. “Do not write BS if you don’t know what to write! It’s as simple as that.” – Lilach Bullock
  10. “If you don’t start in the right spot, you are going to lose the game before you even get started.” – Mike O’Neil
  11. “Too often, feeling intimidated becomes our excuse not to be awesome.” – Scott Stratten
  12. “Our digital future is about enabling better productivity and decisions making to enjoy a better quality of life.”
    Yacine Baroudi
  13. “Engage, Enlighten, Encourage and especially…just be yourself! Social media is a community effort, everyone is an asset.” – Susan Cooper
  14. “You need to develop a tribe of loyal followers and super fans who want to hear what you have to say.” – Michael Hyatt
  15. “Consistently investigate what gives other people energy. Be the fan that fuels it.” – Darren Rowse
  16. “Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face (or logo) on it.” – Erin Bury
  17. “Google only loves you when everyone else loves you first.” – Wendy Piersall
  18. “Focus on how to be social, not how to do social.” – Jay Baer
  19. “Think like a publisher, not a marketer.” – David Meerman Scott
  20. “Social media replaces nothing – but complements everything.” – Neal Schaffer
  21. “It’s important to think of every customer as an online celebrity with followers, friends, & above all, influence.”
    Dave Kerpen
  22. “People relate to other people, not sales pitches and marketing jargon.” – Janet Fouts
  23. “Content builds relationships. Relationships are built on trust. Trust drives revenue.” – Andrew Davis
  24.  “Post regularly and always come back to engage.” – Donna Moritz
  25. “People trust people more than they trust institutions.” – Joe Chernov
  26. “Invite people into your brand, and lean into the possibilities. Build movements, not campaigns!” – Ekaterina Walter
  27. “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek
  28. ” Random social media tactics lead to random results. You need a strategy.” – Stephanie Sammons
  29. “Great companies start because the founders want to change the world… not make a fast buck.” – Guy Kawasaki
  30. “Marketers need to adapt or risk extinction.” – Brian Halligan
  31. “Success is making those who believed in you look brilliant.” – Dharmesh Shah
  32. “Don’t interrupt what your buyers want to consume – BE what they want to consume.” – Mike Volpe
  33. “Own your words. Your words are the maps to your intentions.” – Chris Brogan
  34. “Tell a story. Make it true. Make it compelling. And make it relevant.” – Rand Fishkin
  35. “The three psychic horsemen of creation are: uncertainty, risk, and exposure to criticism.” – Jonathan Fields
  36. “Common sense isn’t optional. Don’t do stupid.” – Jill Rowley
  37. “If you’re having trouble, it’s because you just don’t know how – yet!” – Jill Konrath
  38. “Develop a capacity for things like purpose, love, wonder, courage, and grace.” – John Jantsch
  39. “How do you know your content’s relevant? Increased social traffic, engagement & quality leads.” – Jason Miller
  40. “As with any relationship, the market favors those who give more value than they ask for.” – Leslie Bradshaw
  41. “Start with the soul and end with the sale. Not the other way around.” – CC Chapman
  42. “Haters still talk about your brand.” – Johnny Cupcakes
  43. Social media is not just an activity; it is an investment of valuable time and resources. – Sean Gardner
  44. “Who we are is really defined by the work we put out.” David Berkowitz
  45. “The ultimate content strategy is listening.” Marcus Sheridan
  46. “Work hard, learn all you can, and never miss the chance to connect with someone new.” – Amber Naslund
  47. “Social media is inherently a selfish medium.” Pam Dyer
  48. “The importance of gratitude is never forgotten.” – Deborah Lee
  49. “When creating a social media campaign, make sure you know your audience well.” – Liz Azyan
  50. “Marketers need to start caring about their audience.” – Kelsey Jones

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Gwenn Doria
Gwenn is a Digital Marketing Specialist with 10+ years background in helping executives, managers, and business owners improve their company's internal operations and online presence. Other skill sets include project management, writing, and customer service.