"Social media is like the cherry on the top of the sundae. Can you enjoy a successful business without it? Sure. But wouldn't it be the perfect combo with it?"
"Social media is like ancient Egypt: writing things on walls and worshiping cats."
Social media is like planting a tree - "I liken social media marketing to planting a tree. It calls for a plan, patience and persistence over a sustained period of time. And, let's not overlook the importance of high quality content"
"Social media is like tofu: it's whatever you choose to put into it. Some choose to use it for spreading and obtaining knowledge as well as enhancing their social connections."
"Social media is like a professional cocktail hour - a way to connect, share and interact with others beyond the confines of your cubicle. But now, it feels more like an epic college kegger - the kind where you find yourself wandering in a sea of red cups, the clamor of rowdy partygoers drowning out any real conversation and eliminating the chance to forge relationships that don't involve tacos at 3 a.m."
"Of course, to traditionalists, luddites, skeptics, and naysayers, social media is like the proverbial uninvited dinner guest who never leaves."
"Social media is like a stage. When you are on the virtual stage, you need to perform to the best of your ability. In this case, ability is often considered as your posts and updates."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.