Indeed, @Aerocles. “Kids these days,” …we call them the Mark Zuckerbergs and Steve Jobs of tomorrow. That and more in this week's LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business last week.
Right now there's at least six thousand Internet writers trying to make a tweet more interesting than six thousand other people
— Robert Misner (@Wordsicle) March 3, 2014
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
ellen is taking selfies and ordering pizzas i feel like tumblr is hosting the oscars
— Elijah Daniel (@aguywithnolife) March 3, 2014
Put more of your efforts into passive traffic (SEO, PPC, etc), so you can sustain your traffic more easily.
— Cheryl Heppard (@CherylHeppard) March 4, 2014
Social business is not about doing clever marketing. It’s about org evolution. I wish we’d never attached “social” to it at all. #socbiz
— Amber Naslund (@AmberCadabra) March 4, 2014
For the sixth straight year, I’m giving up Catholicism for lent. Heh.
— Jason Falls (@JasonFalls) March 5, 2014
Waiting for Yahoo to buy my brand new startup, Zyzzify.
— Ed Bott (@edbott) March 5, 2014
The most optimistic thing I can hope for is that Congress is going to be mad enough about all this nonsense to stop it.
— Jimmy Wales (@jimmy_wales) March 5, 2014
— Mashable (@mashable) March 6, 2014
Groan. RT @AnneWheaton: I'm not going to use this tape roller on my clothes. I'm giving it up for lint.
— Amber Naslund (@AmberCadabra) March 6, 2014
— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) March 6, 2014
WELL GOOD MORNING ALL YOU HEATHENS WHO DIDNT GIVE UP SOCIAL MEDIA FOR LENT!
— Joy Eggerichs (@joyeggerichs) March 6, 2014
Promoted Tweets mostly useful for finding out which boring corporate feeds your friends in PR and consulting follow.
— Nick Confessore (@nickconfessore) March 6, 2014
CMOs, most CEO care about two primary metrics: 1 revenue metrics 2 marketing program performance metrics Focus your reporting.
— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) March 6, 2014
When you send a PR pitch at 5:41 am, there's no need to send a "did you see my email?" msg at 6:28. It's a safe bet I didn't...b/c I sleep.
— Kelli B. Grant (@kelligrant) March 6, 2014
Given how many emoticons I see in emails lately, it's only a matter of time before people are replying to the client with animated GIFs.
— Meeting Boy (@MeetingBoy) March 6, 2014
My timeline is all ECB and Bitcoin and I'm questioning my life choices.
— Ryan Avent (@ryanavent) March 6, 2014
Our guide called the bear tracks I found bike tracks. Laugh it up pal, but if these bears are on bikes we're all going to die out here.
— Ceej (@ceejoyner) March 5, 2014
Phil Knight, founder of Nike, ruined his wife's waffle iron to make the first @Nike shoes with greater traction.
— UberFacts (@UberFacts) March 6, 2014
Inventories of manufactured durable goods in January were at the highest level in history
— zerohedge (@zerohedge) March 6, 2014
Amazon Dept of Creepy Technology must be delighted at news of headband being developed to provide realtime worker brain function data.
— Tom Peters (@tom_peters) March 6, 2014
Don’t be afraid to reassign people who don’t belong in customer-facing positions.
— Shep Hyken (@Hyken) March 5, 2014
FITNESS TIP: Stretching is important. Stretch out flat on your back. Stretch your eyelids over your eyes. Stretch a blanket over your body.
— Jamie Woodham (@jwoodham) March 5, 2014
The worst thing about my genetically modified indoor plants is that every time I walk in the room one of them asks me for a glass of water.
— Aspersioncast (@Aspersioncast) March 6, 2014
Funny how ppl I know act like their phones are their serious business tool when you know it's more like SHINY MAGIC WINDOW TOY ME MINE
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) March 5, 2014
How often do you guys close your internet tabs? One of mine is from the Kerry/Edwards campaign.
— Greg Dorris (@GregDorris) March 1, 2014
I like my coffee like I like my vests: black and bulletproof
— Gloria Fallon (@GloriaFallon123) March 5, 2014
Everyone is an artist. Some people just have to find their medium, be it paint, music or sandwich.
— Abbi Crutchfield (@curlycomedy) March 6, 2014
Social Media drives engagement, engagement drives loyalty, loyalty correlates directly to increased sales. ROR, #RonR = ROI
— Ted Rubin (@TedRubin) March 5, 2014
There are no longer any "bad" ideas, just non-favorited tweets.
— Brad Gage (@bradgage) March 3, 2014
Don't talk to me until I've had my coffee, my breakfast, lunch, juice, dinner, and at least two glasses of wine.
— Gloria Fallon (@GloriaFallon123) March 4, 2014
"When I grow up I wanna create content" ~ kids these days
— David Teicher (@Aerocles) March 5, 2014
IDEA: a radio station that doesn't play music but plays pictures and you just look at a ton of pics. (not bad huh?)
— Nick Thune (@nickthune) March 5, 2014
Before Instagram I had to dip all my photos in mud by hand.
— Matt Monroe (@heymonroe) March 6, 2014
Edward Snowden will be at @sxsw via video. I'll be there LIVE. Pretty lazy, Ed! Book a flight like I did, bro!
— Todd Barry (@toddbarry) March 6, 2014
If I worked for a temp agency, every job I got I would wink at my co-workers and ask if they'd ever seen Undercover Boss.
— Guy Endore-Kaiser (@GuyEndoreKaiser) March 6, 2014
A fun thing to do when you go to someone's house is point up at the light fixture and say "Oh my god! I have those same light bulbs."
— claudia cogan (@blaudiablogan) March 6, 2014
Leadership is not a rank or a position, it is a choice - a choice to look after the person to the left of us & the person to the right of us
— Simon Sinek (@simonsinek) March 6, 2014
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.