Which side are you on? Here are the latest LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business this week.
Just saw a lady texting on a iPhone 3. Moment of silence for her.— Queen Kota (@dakotastorms) September 21, 2013
Dear apple, if I wanted a droid I would get a droid. I liked my iPhone the way it was... Grrr— Chloe Atkinson (@chloee_1323) September 21, 2013
When they say work in the future will be done on mobile devices. No one talks about how hard that still is while you walk dogs on leashes— Marshall Kirkpatrick (@marshallk) September 21, 2013
When marketing your business think outside the box - create a Firefox theme & submit for inclusion on their website.— Cheryl Heppard (@CherylHeppard) September 21, 2013
Srsly people, BBM is NOT worth $1.2B— felix salmon (@felixsalmon) September 23, 2013
I'm loving today's gmail delays (really). They should let you opt in to a "permanent delay" function.— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) September 23, 2013
Think of all the things people give up on because they have no accurate, trustworthy way to know it really DOES get better.— Seriouspony (@seriouspony) September 23, 2013
Overheard at New York hotel breakfast: "And I'm like he's like awesome."— Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) September 26, 2013
Gather all the facts you can on both sides of the negotiation. Remember, knowledge does not become power until it is used. #negotiating— Harvey Mackay (@HarveyMackay) September 26, 2013
"Man, this article is so good I wish someone would make it an 18-page slideshow" - said no one ever— Lisa Barone (@LisaBarone) September 26, 2013
If ur coffee order is more than three words u should have to pay more taxes.— eric dadourian (@ericdadourian) September 26, 2013
In the early 21st century, many Americans worshiped a god called TED, holding holy services which were called Webinars.— drewtoothpaste (@drewtoothpaste) September 26, 2013
My book just went Platinum. Not in sales... I'm thinking about changing the color of the cover from blue to platinum.— Mike Magolnick (@magolnick) September 23, 2013
There are enough restaurants in New York City for one person to eat out every night for 54 years and never visit the same place twice.— UberFacts (@UberFacts) September 21, 2013
Happy Monday!! I'm gonna sit this one out.— andy lassner (@andylassner) September 23, 2013
Successful entrepreneurs spend time building relationships with prospects and community at large vs boasting.— Elinor Stutz (@smoothsale) September 26, 2013
Seriously, someone needs to write a definitive Rules For Self-Promotion On The Internet.— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) September 25, 2013
I often wonder if employees are looking for as much change in tools and culture as #socbiz vendor's marketing pitches say they are.— Alan Lepofsky (@alanlepo) September 26, 2013
May I postulate that poor command of English isn't a result of locally obtained degree but a result of marginalized socio-econ background?— Faisal Moideen (@macfaisal) September 26, 2013
Unknown comic punches virtually unknown reporter. My Twitter feed explodes. What an insular little community we have.— Patrick H. (@trogdor8768) September 26, 2013
I love when people tweet a 450-word piece along with an apology for its length. Kid, it takes me 450 words to put the date on my blog posts.— Anil Dash (@anildash) September 26, 2013
Gene Marks owns the Marks Group PC, a ten person sales and marketing technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia that serves more than 600 small and medium companies around the country.
Gene Marks CPA is a small business expert and analyst and the author of five best selling books on business management including "The Manufacturer's Book of Lists," "In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash" and "Outfoxing The Small Business Owner."
Gene is President of The Marks Group PC, a ten person technology and management consulting firm that serves more than six hundred companies around the country. Gene was formerly a senior manager at the international accounting firm of KPMG. You can follow him on Twitter @genemarks.