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Awesome Quotes for Facebook from 50 Business Leaders

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awesome quotes for FacebookOne 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.

Folks like:

  • 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

Brian Solis

This is the end of business as usual.

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Don Tapscott

This is not an information age. It's an age of networked intelligence.

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Marc Benioff

The elites - or managers in companies - no longer control the conversation. This is how insurrections start.

>> Click to Tweet

Jeremiah Owyang

B2B and B2C no longer exist. Only P2P matters now -- person to person.

>> Click to Tweet

Reid Hoffman

Help the people in your network. And let them help you.

>> Click to Tweet

Scott Cook

A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is -- it is what the consumers tell each other it is.

>> Click to Tweet

Koka Sexton

Technology is a double edge sword. Just as sales people are moving into the future, the buyers are already ahead of us.

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Jeffrey Dachis

Everything that can be social will be.

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Gartner, Inc.

By 2015, the 20% of enterprises employing social media beyond marketing will lead their industries into revenue growth.

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Josiane Feigon

By the year 2020, 85 percent of buyer-seller interaction will happen online through social media and video.

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Josh James

Sales-driven cultures can really differentiate you from the majority of the competition.

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Jay Baer

Social media creates kinship between companies and customers, and kinship equals purchase intent.

>> Click to Tweet

Jon Ferrara

Social selling expands on the age-old basics of getting to know your customers and meeting their needs.

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Mark Roberge

It's no longer about interrupting, pitching and closing. It's about listening, diagnosing and prescribing.

>> Click to Tweet

Seth Godin

Selling to people who actually want to hear you is more effective than interrupting strangers that don't.

>> Click to Tweet

Trish Bertuzzi

It is the cold that is dead -- not the calling.

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Chris Brogan

You can't fake community, you can't force it, either.

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John Jantsch

Listening is the new prospecting.

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Gary Vaynerchuk

There is no sale without the story; no knockout without the setup.

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Dennis Agusi

It's about relationships, not technology.

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Ralf VonSosen

Sales is all about creating a meaningful relationship that can be the foundation of a lasting business relationship.

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Jeffrey Gitomer

Value the relationship more than making quota.

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Julio Viskovich

Social is not a place for hard sell, it's a place to build trust and credibility.

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Patricia Fripp

You don't close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.

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Jeff Bezos

If you build a great experience, customers tell each other about that. Word of mouth is very powerful.

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Zig Ziglar

For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough!

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Guy Kawasaki

Enchantment is the purest form of sales.

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Brian Frank

When you have a multi-tiered sales effort, the first thing you want to do is understand the market.

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Donal Daly

The impact on a customer of a bad buying decision is usually greater than the impact of a salesperson of a lost deal.

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Mike Bosworth

The best salespeople know that their expertise can become their energy in selling.

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Clay Shirky

When we change the way we communicate we change society.

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Too often, companies implement social software without clear business objectives or a strategy for making an impact on organizational performance. These efforts typically fail.

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Richard Branson

Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.

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Michael Hyatt

Most of us have experienced wow moments. We just haven't had taken the time to think deep about them.

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Jill Konrath

The best sales questions have your expertise wrapped into them.

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Darren Rowse

Consistently investigate what gives people energy. Be the fan that fuels it.

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Neal Schaffer

Call your tribe to action, then you'll understand how much influence you really have.

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Jill Rowley

Socially surround your buyers and their 'sphere of influence': experts, peers and colleagues.

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Laura Fitton

You earn influence by giving value and attention to other people. BE USEFUL!

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Ken Krogue

Do your best to always move from less assertive methodologies to more assertive and more effective.

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Matt Heinz

Filter everything you're doing, saying and pitching and you'll improve just about every metric you care about today.

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Gartner, Inc.

80% of social business efforts will not achieve the intended benefits due to inadequate leadership and an overemphasis on technology.

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Angela Ahrendts

For any CEO that is skeptical at all: you have to create a social enterprise today!

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Capgemini Consulting

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.

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Jeff Weiner

LinkedIn is not just a place to find your dream job, but a way to be better at the job you already have.

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Jason Miller

1 out of every 3 professionals on the planet is on LinkedIn.

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Steve Richard

Join LinkedIn Groups. You are 70% more likely to get an appointment or an unexpected sale.

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Jamie Shanks

Make each sales rep responsible for monitoring a certain number of competitors on LinkedIn.

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Jeff Gibbard

Social Business: This is not a drill people!

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Sandy Carter

Your social platform will become the motherboard of your business.

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Your Turn

Did quotes in this article inspire you to do better at business & life?

Which is your favorite?

Is there an inspiring quote that you try to live by?

Please share it in the comments below so others have some awesome quotes for Facebook.

Scott Ayres
Scott Ayres

Co-author of Facebook All-In-One for Dummies and "Ambassador of Awesome" at Post Planner, Scott became addicted to social media before even MySpace (the first time around!). Scott handles training for the Post Planner app as well as Customer Support, Blogging and Social Media. He's been married for 21 years and has 3 kiddos who are his world! Connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.


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