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How To Make Money As A Social Media Marketer

Updated on August 1, 2014

Nowadays the number of freelancers in uncountable. Thousands of freelancers are joining the marketplaces day in and day out. Also there are thousands of jobs are being posted online everyday. And as we know, Social Media Marketing is essential for every single business and company. No business in successful with Social Media Platforms behind the company. So, as a Social Media Marketer, can you make good money for your living? If so then how much money can you make with Social Media Marketing? Let's get in and see that can you actually make money with Social Media Marketer or as a SMM freelancer!

As a Expert social media marketer, there are hundreds of freelancing sites are opened for you. You have just to sign up for free, start applying for jobs and after short interviews you'll get hired if you're the one who the company needs. To be an expert social media marketer you have to expert in all categories of marketing. Sales management, marketing, advertising etc. You have to be renowned with all the social media platforms. Now, there are almost 20+ well-known social media platforms. When you'll be able to take care of all of these platforms then you are called an expert social media marketer or as a freelancer!

Your work as a social media marketer is to advertise the company and connect them to their targeted customers. How will you do that is totally up to you. And the best way to connect to targeted audience is social media platforms. It's not the one way another. You have to provide customers to you client. And for this you probably get $1000+ per month. I will explain that later on the post. They hire you, you provide them quality of work and you get paid. Simple as water!

This internet world is all about buying and selling. One of the most promising works of social media marketer is that you have to provide them quality customers and as well as sales. The amount varies by industry, business size and how much you want to grow your business. The Small Business Administration and SCORE® (Counselors to America’s Small Business) put it at between 2% and 10% of sales. Depending on your business model, you could spend half of your marketing budget on offline (print ads, brochures, telemarketing) and half on online (search marketing, display ads, mobile). The more online oriented your business is, the more you should consider increasing your online spending. Your return on investment (ROI) will depend on your offer and who you reach out to (current customers or prospects).

now let's see how much money can you make as a social media marketer in the world of freelancing!

Let's say as a beginner you work on a hourly basis on any freelancing site. Your hourly rate is $5.

You work 40 hours/week from home. So you're making $200 per week on your first month of working.! Which is amazing. And you work 4 weeks in a month. That means you are making $800 per month from home. This is a very good start for a beginner. And you are making your hourly rate higher every month. Like after working for 1 month, on the next month you are working at $6 per hour. that means you are making more money month in and month out. So from the 2nd month you are actually making $1000(+|-)!! And that goes on and on and on and on!!!! After working about 6-8 months as a freelancer or more importantly as a social media marketer, you don't have to look back! Because you have build your platform as a social media marketer!

So, if you are a social media marketer and want to start a living with freelancing then don't worry. The water is still fine. Just jump in and apply for jobs. You can apply as much as you can. Choose the perfect client and company for you and there you go. A lot of Social media marketers are making thousands of dollars per month. But for that you have work hard, need to be patient and have to do a lot of sacrifices.

Now get in..Freelancing as social media marketer is waiting for your you.

Have a nice day!

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