When I tell people I’m a Social Media Strategist I sometimes get that nod and head shake that says okay as visions of me over sharing on Facebook dance through their heads I get it, some people still think that Social Media is a kid thing, it’s a fad, something nice to waste your time on thanks TikTok but, we are in the marketing world know that social media is big business to build big businesses.
If you are wondering what exactly a Social Media Strategist does, let me break that down for you today Hi there, my name is Faheem Rasool and I teach business owners, entrepreneurs and content creators how to turn online conversations into real world customers before we get started.
Social Media Strategist Explained
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Download my Social Media Strategy Planner this will help you get a jump start on your Social Media Strategy and will save you a ton of time. So what a Social Media Strategist the name sounds pretty descriptive to me, but then again, I have been in the trenches for a long time.
What I Do?
So let’s dive into some of the responsibilities and work that go into being a Social Media Strategist and this should make it more clear for you just in case you’re in the position that you need to hire one okay first off Social Media Strategists design Social Media Strategies to achieve their marketing targets, if that sounds canned it’s because it is because it’s pretty much the most basic and easy definition I could find for you and along the way you’re going to need strong storytelling skills this will help to manage create publish original high quality content on social platforms.
As a strategist, it’s all about storytelling, also I have to understand and master SEO, I mean SEO is really this free search that goes on that you need to have plus as a strategist you have to administer all of the accounts and keep them up to date not to mention collaborate with marketing product development teams and create social buzz regarding new product launches.
Oh yeah, that has to happen plus one of the other things I have to do is foster client company communication, respond to queries, get reviews and organize chats and q a sessions don’t forget the reports I usually have to prepare weekly and monthly reports on web traffic and ROI.
So that my clients and my companies know what is happening and that they’re getting results oh and let’s not forget we have to monitor the SEO, the user engagement and of course all the statistics also as a strategist.
I have to stay up to date on new digital technologies and best Social Media practices these are changing all the time. So let me tell you I am always on my toes about this so there you have it.
Shoutout to the Moms who think we don’t have Real Jobs:
Next time my mom asked me what I do for a living I’ll just share this article and you can send it to your mom too, if you’re also a Social Media Strategist, and she’s really wondering what you do and thinking maybe you just play Candy Crush with strangers on Facebook.
All day, if you have questions about growing your Social Media team please leave them in the comments that your question might be on someone else’s mind as well. So ask away and if you again want to make your Social Media work for you instead of just creating more work for you no matter the size of your company, download my Social Media Strategy Planner.
This will help you get a jump start on your Social Media Strategy and save you a ton of time before we go. I want to invite you to join my online community by subscribing to my YouTube Channel and hitting that notification bell.
So you’ll know when my next article goes live I am publishing new article every week covering a variety of Social Media topics, and it could just be the information that you’re looking for in your business, thanks so much for reading, I do appreciate your time.
So if you have any more questions leave them in the comments, and I’ll see you in the next article you.
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