7 Reasons Why You Need A Social Media Manager

social media managementDid you know that as of March 31, 2011 there were approximately 154,971,340 active Facebook users within the United States? This equates to a 49.5% penetration rate! In fact, Maryland residents make up approximately 2,573,120 active Facebook users as of March 31, 2011. Now, with the rise of YouTube as the second most popular search engine and Pinterest’s ability to bring in more website traffic compared to LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube, it’s time to take social media for your business more seriously.

If you are a business owner you probably already know that social media has already replaced traditional marketing strategies like the Yellow Pages and print newspaper ads. As a business owner you are aware that your target audience is most likely using some form of social media but the question you struggle with most is, how do I make social media work for me? Yes, it can be overwhelming! Between a new social media platform popping up every week to trying to keep up with the monthly Facebook interface changes and regulations, it’s very hard for a business owner to keep up.

So whats a business owner to do? Hire a social media manager, today. Here are seven (7) reasons why you need to hire your new social media manager now!

1. Social Media Clean Up Crew – We are available to clean up your inbox or your direct messages that you may receive on Twitter or messages you receive on Facebook or LinkedIn. All too often your inbox can get cluttered with useless information, so we clean it up for you and only leave the important ones for you to view at your leisure. There are programs that can also be applied to simply the method but it is best to have a human eye determine what is spam and what may be important information. Too often the programs available can not distinguish between and automatic direct message from a ‘real’ message and will delete all of them.

2. Develop Systems – We will sit down with each individual client and help develop systems that will work for them. Some may need information researched and we have the ability to help with that aspect as well.

3. Status Updates – We will post status updates to make it easier for the individual/business owner. Content is researched via blogs and articles that may pertain to your niche and post accordingly. Too often this is where the overwhelm can occur. It is almost impossible to do all the research and maintain your business. We are here to help.

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7 Reasons Why You Need A Social Media Manager