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Being A Successful Manager

Updated on December 6, 2017

In order to be a truly successful social media manager, you will have to research how to attract quality, meaningful clients that will also help you in being successful and ultimately making the biggest profit. A large percentage of small and medium businesses are using social media and an even larger percentage are using social media for marketing purposes. Larger businesses are also seeing the importance of social media marketing now too. Here is a list of tips on how to become a successful social media manager.

  1. Set up your account, professionally. Social media managers are used to execute different marketing strategies n behalf of the entire company and is therefore extremely important that the account and contact information associated with your account is all professional.
  2. Develop a social media strategy. Is something currently being done incorrectly? Is there success in the way things are being done right now? What is going to accomplish the marketing goals? Are you looking to increase sales or generate more clicks on your website?
  3. Update your skills and knowledge. It is always good to look at how users are interacting with pages similar to yours and what it leads to.
  4. Invest in advertisements. Consider the benefits. Social media will likely not be enough for your business, that’s why its necessary to invest in advertising. Ads will allow you to target traffic and certain audiences. Facebook and Google are great platforms for targeting audiences, especially when the ads are leading them to a landing page.
  5. Look into email strategies. Visitors to your landing page are not always customers, but we can turn them into customers. A good email strategy will get to the point, promote products or services, and encourage them to re visit the landing page.
  6. Conduct social media audits when necessary. Do some research on your clients and study their habits. Continue to watch follower growth, traffic referrals, unfollows, posting frequencies and engagement levels. Use a good analytics tool for this.
  7. Listen. Listen to the results you learn. Listen to feedback and listen to the company. Follow their standards and meet their requirements. Communicate with clients and listen to the business problem and offer your expertise on how to improve.
  8. Invest in content marketing. Content creation and social media management go hand in hand as content builds trust with the audience. Google Analytics is great in measuring how your content is converting.
  9. Inform everyone! Tell your friends and family about your marketing and take advantage of word of mouth.

As you continue to grow and learn, you will quickly realize the tips that work or do not work for you. Sometimes the biggest learning moments come from failure, so never let that discourage you from finding success in the future. It is also important to always be up to date with your education. Figure out what works best for you as a social media manager and find your success! Good luck with your social media marketing strategies!

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