It was the $250-million shot heard ‘round the digital world. But will it be a revolution? That is the question. And what is your definition of a ‘fun’ job? Here are the latest LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business this week.
Guys, if you wanna come across as "successful" I'd suggest driving with your shirt on.
— Jenny Johnson (@JennyJohnsonHi5) August 8, 2013
Looking to monetize my Facebook swimsuit photos
— Chris Thayer (@ChrisThayerSays) August 8, 2013
Nothing makes me feel less like you really do wish me the best than signing your emails "Best,".
— Chris Kelly (@imchriskelly) August 8, 2013
Bored with sharks.
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) August 8, 2013
The best thing about Amazon buying The Washington Post is free shipping for housewares and electronics if you read all the editorials.
— Merrill Markoe (@Merrillmarkoe) August 8, 2013
We say “pay compliment” because the person who receives them is enriched. You: go pay some people a compliment. Now!
— Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan) August 8, 2013
The happiest people spend the least time alone. They also forgive others which is associated with happiness.
— World Facts (@Factsionary) August 8, 2013
Dadgets and Dadvertising are not words. I shouldn't need to say this.
— C.C. Chapman (@cc_chapman) August 8, 2013
My husband is gone on a trip for 8 days and now I have no idea how I'm loading the dishwasher wrong.
— Swishergirl (@Swishergirl24) August 4, 2013
If you Want everyone on Twitter to Know you are doing a Twitter Silence, Go on Twitter all the time and Tell Everyone. Silent Advice There.
— Jon Pigeon (@PigeonJon) August 4, 2013
This is an automated message. I typed it and my computer sent it to Twitter, then on to you instantly through a magic tube
— Warren Whitlock (@WarrenWhitlock) August 4, 2013
Amazing that today a 2-year-old start-up sells for $1 billion and a 135-year-old newspaper sells for $250 million.
— Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) August 5, 2013
Basically, if you buy a parrot, it will outlive you and you will have to BUY A LIFE INSURANCE POLICY for its care after you die. #tcas13
— Linda Holmes (@nprmonkeysee) August 5, 2013
Twitter and Facebook are Great Satans in some ways, guardian angels in others. I can never get too mad at them.
— Matt Zoller Seitz (@mattzollerseitz) August 5, 2013
(I like when something I've written sparks discussion. But an author should speak inside the piece itself, not patch it up in comments.)
— Andy Ihnatko (@Ihnatko) August 6, 2013
Have I always been ten years older than Miley Cyrus?
— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) August 6, 2013
I've seen a lot of 'can Jeff Bezos find a business model for newspapers? '. Ladies and gents, Jeff Bezos IS a business model for newspapers
— emily bell (@emilybell) August 6, 2013
Social requires writing skillset, as does email - but all three require a quick thinker AND a sense of humor! #custserv A2
— Marsha Collier (@MarshaCollier) August 7, 2013
It only took 7 years for 50% U.S. households to adopt smartphones but 11 years for the PC-based internet.
— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) August 6, 2013
The only way a news media can get worse than a corporate oligopoly is a privately owned oligarchy. Go, future, go!!!!!
— umair haque (@umairh) August 6, 2013
Fact: facts were invented by a group of Canadian intellectuals who were tired of lies.
— josh groban (@joshgroban) August 8, 2013
And on the third day, Satan created auto-play video ads on web pages.
— Ed Bott (@edbott) August 7, 2013
Think an auto DM is ever a good thing? Please think again. It is NOT a good first step to a relationship. With anyone. Ever.
— Shelly Kramer (@ShellyKramer) August 8, 2013
In my experience, "fun" jobs tend to require a lot of drudgery.
— Hugh MacLeod (@gapingvoid) August 8, 2013
Treat each quality issue as a golden nugget, it represents an opportunity to improve. #quality
— Glenn Remoreras (@GlennRemoreras) August 8, 2013
I wish the new Gmail had a "Crappy Link & Guest Blogging Requests" tab
— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) August 8, 2013
rollin down the street gettin linkedin endorsement notifications sippin on gin and juice laid back
— mark leidner (@markleidner) August 7, 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.