Top 50 Takeaways from Social Media Marketing World 2016

/ April 20, 2016 | 3 Mins Read

Top 50 Takeaways from Social Media Marketing World 2016

Social Media Marketing World is one of the largest and prominent conferences. Thousands of industry experts, influencers, social media enthusiasts, brands, practitioners and, #SMMW16 represents get together and share their trends, tips and story. Some of them are - Gary Vaynerchuck, Guy Kawasaki, Jay Baer and Mari Smith. You can also take a quick look at Top 50 Social Media Marketing Influencers Speaking at #SMMW16.

Last year, I have covered few takeaways from Social media marketing world 2015. And this time, we have more insights and takeaways. Let’s have a look at top 100 takeaways from social media marketing world 2016.

[bctt tweet="Everything that you love and you're good at... never give up. Everything else... punt. @garyvee #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Lessons of failure, & why too much money is a curse.@rory_vaden #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Community is keys to making #FacebookLive experience better than regular TV #LSN #livestreaming #SMMW16 @rkrmedia" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Be. More. Human. Loyalty trumps everything. Most human company will win. #SMMW16 – via @terriswiftgrace" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Find your area of expertise by thinking about what people come to you for @MichaelHyatt #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Evolve or die, these social platforms won't be around forever. Live in the now BUT be willing to pivot. #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Content has no value unless it moves, people see it, engage with it, share it. - @markwschaefer #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Platforms change slowly. Strategies change quickly." Says @markwschaefer #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="People want video! Digital video viewers in the US surpassed 200 million. @jeffsieh #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="You'll never run out of content again if you listen to your customers @TheSalesLion #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Perfection is impossible and nobody believes it." Brian Fanzo, Founder of Backlamp" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Use your bigger story to convert more people into your squad," @AnnHandley, Marketing Profs" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="We need to stop worrying about being so reactionary and understand the power of 'I don't know. @iSocialFanz, Founder of Backlamp" username="sawarams"]

Some of attendee in SMMW2016

[bctt tweet="Honestly, for some businesses, Snapchat is not viable. But for some businesses it is.” - Carlos Gil" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Answering just one complaint in social media can increase customer advocacy by 25% - @JayBear " username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="You don't delete, you don't block, you just hide. @GuyKawasaki #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Success is never owned. It is always rented. And the rent is due everyday." - @rory_vaden #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="What does shareable content look like? Busts myths, disrupts, adds humor, debates. via @problogger #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="For many people, what they are selling doesn't reflect what they are actually doing. #garyvee #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="It doesn’t matter how long #socialmedia platforms exist. What matters is what works here in this moment. @garyvee #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Stop listening to other people. Try your ideas first before validating with others. @chrisbrogan #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Post on your blog first, then on @LinkedIn Pulse & link back to the original. It will help Google rank the original over the copy. #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="You're #socialmedia avatar should be likable and trustworthy. You're not posing for a DUI.@GuyKawasaki #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="50% of Marketers will implants live social video streaming in 2016 @Mike_Stelzner #SMMW16 " username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="I have never seen anything grow as fast as live video in social media." Says @Mike_Stelzner #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Currently 14% of marketers using live video - @Mike_Stelzner #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="No matter what you do, your job is to tell your story. - @garyvee #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="All kinds of awesome right here: @Workfront_Mktg @chrisbrogan @markwschaefer #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

some of smm influencers

[bctt tweet="If you want to get your blog posts seen on #socialmedia, you need great content & visuals! @PegFitzpatrick #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="22% of B2B Salespeople will be Replaced by Search Engines by 2020 #SocialSelling” #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss. -- Nathaniel Branden #Passion #Purpose #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="There’s no instant ROI in social media, Snapchat is like any other channel: grow, engage, convert. #SMMW16” ~ @CarlosGil83" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Create content that is relevant to your audience, it's 'They' who dictate if it's of value. #SMMW16 ~@CarlosGil83" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Complaining has zero value." @garyvee #SMMW16" username="sawarams"]

[bctt tweet="Today the entry barrier to creating #content is near zero" - @markwschaefer Keynote at #SMMW16 #ROI" username="sawarams"]

Few more insights coming soon... Stay tuned!

Sawaram Suthar is CMO at Acquire, and also a founder of Jagat Media, a digital marketing agency. A digital marketing consultant, he has experience in things including branding, promotions and page optimization, along with research and strategy. He has an MBA from the University of Pune. Anyone can find him on @sawarams.

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