Social Media Manager: Latest Job in the Market

Social Media Manager: Latest Job in the Market
Can you believe that you can get paid while working on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or You Tube etc. You might feel its a joke but you have to trust me on this because growth in social media has caused growth in work-at-home jobs for many people. More businesses today are connected to consumers than at any other time in history.  And that has open an opportunity to new job in the block: Social Media Manager.
What does a Social Media Manager do? 

In simple terms it can be described as someone who manages the social media networking and marketing on behalf of individuals and organisations.

About the Job:

Companies and consumers can interact to resolve complaints or other issues that are important for business relationships. Social media websites like Facebook and Twitter are considered by some to be a blessing and a curse to businesses worldwide due to the ease of information sharing.

It is about communication to and from a service or product provider and customers. Social Media Manager has to find out the needs of the customer through direct communication and have to follow the trend to get more Business. There are multiple platforms available to perform such job like blogging websites, networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, videos sites like Youtube and Online radio blogging and live streaming sites and finally customer reviews and book-marking sites. Options are endless and the best part is it hardly needs any expeirance or investment. 

You just need to understand the business potential and have to work a bit to understand the needs of customer. Some good technical skills can always add to the value and ability to write well about what you are promoting and skill to maintain everything properly because some good businesses fail only due to the reason of not maintaining such platforms regularly.

So Social Media Manager has to keep his Customer updated all the time to have good association and trust. He needs to understand web etiquette and best practice when making posts or submitting articles and videos because as small wrong information can take the whole credibility away.

Responsibilities of Social Media Manager:

A social media manager has a number of roles and can offer a wide range of services like training individuals and organisations or managing the whole thing. Few other roles in his bucket:
  • Helping people to set up a social network package.
  • Explaining the interconnections between various platforms.
  • Creating a routine and schedule for posting
  • Helping to streamline existing routines.
  • Partially or completely managing all of the social media and networking.

Pay Scale:

A Social Media Manager can get paid around 100-200 % per hour.

Jobs Available:

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You can work From Home or other place of your choice.


Social Media Manager needs to keep an eye out for any potentially damaging or incorrect information that is being posted by others. A good manager has to gain a proper understanding of the business and should be able to spot opportunities as they arise and connect with the right people. He needs to deliver content, build links, network and translate digital information from the online community. 

Good Luck !!!

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