GaryV

“I hate the term social media. I liked Web 2.0. Why? Corporations see “media” and think it’s time to start talking at people again.”

“You talk too much about scaling at this conference.”

“How do I do it? I fucking try.” [on scaling his interactions]

“What doesn’t happen enough at this conference? Taking about the end user. And the end user is the game.”

“A business should be listening 24/7. And we spent too much time listening to problems – how about the people giving you love? Thanking them for thanking you is important.”

“Client work is like having someone stick a knife in your face.”

“If you’re truly an entrepreneur: did you sell something before you were 12 years old?”

“If you know what you’re good at, execute harder against that.”

“The ROI of social media is patience. The problem with businesses as creatures is they don’t have it.”