One of the best ways to get fans to engage with your Facebook page is to post an inspiring quote.
Quotes often get lots of Likes -- and people love to share them!
Business leaders & motivational speakers are some of the most quoted people out there.
- Seth Godin
- Josh James
- Brian Solis
- Jeff Bezos
- Guy Kawasaki
- Zig Zigler
I came across a LinkedIn presentation with quotes from 50 sales & social media experts.
A link to the slideshow is included at the end of this article.
But to save you from having to click through each slide, I posted all 50 quotes here along with "Click to Tweet" links so you can easily share the motivational thoughts with your followers.
They'll appreciate it!
At the end, I show you an easy way to find awesome quotes for Facebook. So stick around!
Awesome Quotes for Facebook from 50 Business Leaders
This is the end of business as usual.
This is not an information age. It's an age of networked intelligence.
The elites - or managers in companies - no longer control the conversation. This is how insurrections start.
B2B and B2C no longer exist. Only P2P matters now -- person to person.
Help the people in your network. And let them help you.
A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is -- it is what the consumers tell each other it is.
Technology is a double edge sword. Just as sales people are moving into the future, the buyers are already ahead of us.
Everything that can be social will be.
By 2015, the 20% of enterprises employing social media beyond marketing will lead their industries into revenue growth.
By the year 2020, 85 percent of buyer-seller interaction will happen online through social media and video.
Sales-driven cultures can really differentiate you from the majority of the competition.
Social media creates kinship between companies and customers, and kinship equals purchase intent.
Social selling expands on the age-old basics of getting to know your customers and meeting their needs.
It's no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It's about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.
Selling to people who actually want to hear you is more effective than interrupting strangers that don't.
It is the cold that is dead -- not the calling.
You can't fake community, you can't force it, either.
Listening is the new prospecting.
There is no sale without the story; no knockout without the setup.
It's about relationships, not technology.
Sales is all about creating a meaningful relationship that can be the foundation of a lasting business relationship.
Value the relationship more than making quota.
Social is not a place for hard sell, it's a place to build trust and credibility.
You don't close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.
If you build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.
For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough!
Enchantment is the purest form of sales.
When you have a multi-tiered sales effort, the first thing you want to do is understand the market.
The impact on a customer of a bad buying decision is usually greater than the impact of a salesperson of a lost deal.
The best salespeople know that their expertise can become their energy in selling.
When we change the way we communicate we change society.
Too often, companies implement social software without clear business objectives or a strategy for making an impact on organizational performance. These efforts typically fail.
Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.
Most of us have experienced wow moments. We just haven't had taken the time to think deep about them.
The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.
Consistently investigate what gives people energy. Be the fan that fuels it.
Call your tribe to action, then you'll understand how much influence you really have.
Socially surround your buyers and their 'sphere of influence': experts, peers and colleagues.
You earn influence by giving value and attention to other people. BE USEFUL!
Do your best to always move from less assertive methodologies to more assertive and more effective.
Filter everything you're doing, saying and pitching and you'll improve just about every metric you care about today.
80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and an overemphasis on technology.
For any CEO that is skeptical at all: you have to create a social enterprise today!
The key to digital transformation is re-envisioning and driving change in how the company operates. That's a management and people challenge, not just a technology one.
LinkedIn is not just a place to find your dream job, but a way to be better at the job you already have.
1 out of every 3 professionals on the planet is on LinkedIn.
Join LinkedIn Groups. You are 70% more likely to get an appointment or an unexpected sale.
Make each sales rep responsible for monitoring a certain number of competitors on LinkedIn.
Social Business: This is not a drill people!
Your social platform will become the motherboard of your business.
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