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There are as many titles for those of us that work in social media as there are people doing it. And that number, in both instances, is growing daily! Whether call ourselves “Social Media Managers,” “The Person that Runs Social Media for X-Brand” or “Community Managers,” we all have a lot in common. But there are qualities that make us successful at what we do. Find out what they are in this post.
Just about every business has a place on the social sphere. Whether it's a retail business on Pinterest or a night spot on Twitter - there is something for everyone. Handling social marketing to promote those businesses on that platform is something else. Most business owners try and slack off because of lack of time. Some just have no clue where to start. That's why I get asked this a lot: Why should I hire someone to handle my social marketing and where should I look?
Over on NextGen Journal, a young woman named Cathryn Sloane has kicked up a lot of dialog with a blog post entitled, " Why Every Social Media Manager Should Be Under 25 ." In it, she complains about companies that post social media job openings "looking for five to ten years of direct experience"...