Would you like to become a successful social media manager? Are you looking for tips to guide you through your new career path?
Social media has become immensely popular in the past 5 to 10 years - there are now over 2.307 billion social media users worldwide who are active on networks like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and many more.
And businesses have definitely taken notice - 81% of small and medium sized businesses are now using social media, with 94% of them using it for marketing and outreach purposes. They're so serious about social media marketing that they spent a cumulative $23.68 billion on social network ads in 2015 - and this is expected to increase to $35.98 billion by 2017.
To help these businesses achieve their social media marketing goals, social media managers are in demand - just visit any jobs boards and you'll notice that there are hundreds of jobs listed for social media managers. Businesses are also looking for freelance social media managers, and they're ready to pay them hundreds and thousands of dollars for assistance with social media management, audits, strategies and other services as found by this report.
Given this rising demand, I created this infographic to help anyone who wants to become a social media manager. The infographic covers everything from what social media managers do to tips on how to find work in the field.
If you're looking for extra tips on how to become a social media manager read this post. It's over 5,000 words long, but the below infographic is actually a summary of this post.
Check out the infographic below...
This was originally published on the Social Marketing Writing blog.