Don't settle. Don't finish crappy books. If you don't like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you're not on the right path, get off it.— Chris Brogan
The most risky Chris Brogan quotes that will activate your inner potential
Cultivate visibility because attention is currency.
What's required is a kind of social media sherpa, who can find you the audience you seek, who can reach to them on the platforms where they are already congregating, and who can help promote in tasteful ways that fit the sensitivities of the networks where your audiences are found.
Marketers need to build digital relationships and reputation before closing a sale.
The Key is, no matter what story you tell, make the buyer the hero.
Social media puts the "public" into PR and the "market" into marketing.
If you can't find your own center and love for yourself, nothing else works.
No matter what, the very first piece of Social Media Real Estate I'd start with is a blog.
To trust agents, hyperlinks are the twenty-first-century equivalent of the name-dropper.
Content marketing is weaponized storytelling.
If you're not on the right path, get off it.
The difference between PR and social media is that PR is about positioning, and social media is about becoming, being and improving.
Never try to be a thought leader. There's no value in that. Instead, try to add value.
Business is about belonging which means inclusion is the new black.
Celebrate small victories often. Mourn failures quickly. Do what's necessary without fanfare.
Ideas have a shelf-life. Share yours, let others collaborate, and you'll get new ones.
To truly know what works, you have to learn what doesn't work first.
Tell more people that you love them.You never know how much they might need it.
Stories are how we learn best. We absorb numbers and facts and details, but we keep them all glued into our heads with stories.
You might be the "little drummer boy," worried that what you have to say isn't worthy. Everyone has something to contribute, especially if you remember to be the real you and not a copy of others you feel are successful.
An inventor creates something that works. An entrepreneur creates something that others will buy.
Try to help people rather than focusing on what's in it for me.
Between your brain and your mouth (or your fingers) is magic: your power to choose what you say next. Use that magic.
In a way, the web is like your Hollywood agent: It speaks for you whenever you are not around to comment
My bank does not accept likes.
If you accept all the praise, you have to accept all the critics.
Your excuses will never be as good as the story of how you got it done.
Don't ever think that somebody isn't important or not good enough, because you never know which way the road will take you.
Fear is at the heart of most of our worst choices.
The goal isn't more money. The goal is living life on your terms.
Your day is your week is your month is your year.
Surrounded yourself with brilliant people. You can't HELP but grow when that happens.
Raise up the people beside you & quit worshipping those above you.
What you don't do is surrender. You might retreat occasionally, but you don't give up.
You can't fake community, you can't force it, either.
Treat praise like criticism: refuse to accept either.
We exist to serve our community. That's the most important mind-set to maintain.
There's no value to working hard on being really popular.
Own your words. Your words are the maps to your intentions.
The key is, no matter what story you tell, make your buyer the hero.
While face-to-face is just as important as it ever was, now that we've got all kinds of new tools, let us tighten bonds in between those in-person moments.
An owner is someone who chooses to own their life, own their choices, and own their future.
If we don't support the people who support us, what are we going to do?
Don't treat your customers like a bunch of purses and wallets.
When the people who support and are a part of your community, the community you have the pleasure and power and opportunity to serve, that's where all the best business happens.
Mission + tools. That’s really what it takes to have focus...you fail at focus because whatever you are trying to focus on isn’t important enough to you.
Any opportunity to be helpful is an opportunity to earn money.
Bravery comes when you commit to doing the work.
People who connect and build fluid relationships are trust agents.
Guide them where you want them to interact with you.
Ask yourself this question CONSTANTLY: where can I add the most value to what matters most to me and the people who care about me?