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Social Media Predictions For 2009 | Social Media Explorer

Anyone in Social Media marketing for clients or businesses using social media should check out this list of social media predictions 2009 – Thanks Mr Jason Falls !!!

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Community and collaboration are wonderful things.

Fourteen great minds on social media have shared thoughts on what 2009 may have in store for us. Here’s some of what they’re thinking:

* “Although it is now cheaper to launch an initiative leveraging Web 2.0 technology – it requires qualified and passionate people to make them successful.” – David Armano

* “You may not always start the year as a leader, but you can certainly finish it that way.” – Rohit Bhargava

* “Intimacy touches emotion; emotion powers conversation.” – Pete Blackshaw

* “Doors are going to close all over the social web. Why? Because the money didn’t come the way people thought it would.” – Chris Brogan

* “The tipping point has not only *not* been reached, but could still tilt *away* from Social Media.” – Todd Defren

* “There’s a lot of fixing that needs to be done.” – Jason Falls

* “Dwindling budgets suddenly make low-cost social media look like the pretty girl at the ball.” – Ann Handley

* “We’re going to develop a set of better metrics to help guide, direct and validate ‘commitment’.” – Joseph Jaffe

* “The movement is rooted in a desire to have quality, not quantity, as people cocoon in the face of the economic crisis.” – Charlene Li

* “After a pre-qualifying wrestling match…” – Ben McConnell

* “These will be cumulative events and interactions that will build brand loyalty for the companies that pay attention to them.” – Scott Monty

* “The recession will force revenue results out of social technologies.” – Jeremiah Owyang

* “Companies that focus on earning love will thrive during hard times, and kick ass when good times return.” – Andy Sernovitz

* “Suddenly, being Facebook friends with your mom will seem less ridiculous than following 4,000 strangers on Twitter.” – Greg Verdino

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Ten Likely Events in 2008 – Courtesy BUSINESSWEEK

They didn’t predict the Next American President – Who will it Be ?….

After pondering what won’t happen, we decided to don our prediction hats again. Think: President Bloomberg and an Apple flat screen, or maybe not

Read ALL at BusinessWeek

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