Rebel Shop Geek Store

Subscribe

How To Make Money With Affiliate Marketing [Infographic]
How To Make Money With Affiliate Marketing [Infographic]

KICKSTARTER
J.A.E.S.A: Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
J.A.E.S.A - Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
KICKSTARTER
Looksery: Real-Time Face Transformation Filters
Looksery App
KICKSTARTER
Leaf Mount: Collapsible Stand For iPads, Samsungs, Kindle+
Leaf Mount
KICKSTARTER
ANTVR: All-In-One Universal Virtual Reality Kit
ANT Virtual Reality
SOCIAL MEDIA | 3 Years Ago By Diana Adams

A Day In The Life Of A Social Media Manager [Infographic]

Social Media Manager Work Day
Advertisement

Being a social media manager sounds so glamorous, doesn’t it? For anyone who is a twitterholic, it translates to, “I can finally get paid to tweet!” Whenever I see social media manager job postings circulating on Twitter, they always have hundreds of RTs. It’s definitely a job that comes across as cool, sexy and in demand at the moment.

However, it might not really be as attractive as it seems on the surface. I have a friend on Twitter who is a social media manager for two companies. One is her full time job, and one is a company she does charity work for. She is constantly running at full force. She sends me DMs saying she’ll be busy sending tweets from this account or that account, she is constantly writing posts throughout the day, and she works until late into the night, every night. Suddenly getting paid to tweet just got a lot less exciting, didn’t it?

My friend @JessicaNorthey started her own company managing social media accounts for businesses, and she is very good at it. I would love to get her opinion about the pros and cons and how she manages to get it all done each day. I’m sure once you venture out on your own; one of the biggest challenges is proving your credibility. After all, some people still think that if they open a Facebook account and a Twitter account, they are suddenly qualified to call themselves a social media expert. #annoying

One thing that is very different about a social media job as compared to a regular job is that the social media world never sleeps. In a regular job, nobody expects you to respond to emails at 1am. However, in the world of social media, there are no time zones. It just keeps going and going, 24/7.

Snoopy Social Media Manager Cartoon

Although I’m not a social media manager, every day I get up at about 3am. I send about 70 tweets throughout the day, I log into Facebook to see what’s going on, I engage with Bit Rebels readers, I respond to comments, I respond to emails, I am on DM constantly, I write a minimum of 3 posts each day, I learn whatever I can about SEO, and I run my Apple certified IT company all at the same time. It’s a lot.

However, I wouldn’t trade my Bit Rebels work for anything in the whole world, but that’s because I love it. My friends look at how much I work, and they think I’ve lost my mind. Bottom line, that old saying still holds true… “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” So, you say you love to tweet, but could you handle a schedule like this?  Infographic by Social Cast.

Click Here For Enlarged Image

Social Media Manager Job Description

Header Image Credit: [Panchero's Blog]

Author Avatar Image Representation

Author: Diana Adams

Diana has a passion for blogging and has written over 4,000 blog posts. You can usually find Diana working in her home office in Atlanta or sitting in the corner of a downtown Starbucks somewhere with her mobile devices in one hand and a Grande Caramel Macchiato in the other. She loves Star Wars, hot chicken wings, and nice people.

One Comment

seo technology

April 11th, 2013

Thank you for what you have. This is the most beneficial submit I’ve read

[Reply]

Leave A Comment

You Might Also Like...
Bit Rebels
Summer Social Media Tips To Help You Get Ready For Fall [Infographic]
Summer Social Media Tips To Help You Get Ready For Fall [Infographic]
SHARES
287
Smart Swimming Goggles With Augmented Reality To Identify Organisms
Smart Swimming Goggles With Augmented Reality To Identify Organisms
SHARES
446
Next Gen Video Compression Format H.265 Demoed By NTT Docomo
Next Gen Video Compression Format H.265 Demoed By NTT Docomo
SHARES
184
Most User-Friendly Mount For Smartphones And Tablets Makes Life Easier
Most User-Friendly Mount For Smartphones And Tablets Makes Life Easier
SHARES
212
Garmin Announces Innovative Heads-Up Display For Your Car
Garmin Announces Innovative Heads-Up Display For Your Car
SHARES
268
 
css.php