Do you know the ins and outs of your favorite social media platform? Do you have lots of audience on your favorite social media platform? Do you spend a ratio of your time socializing day in day out? Good news — you can earn an awesome sum of money while engaging in your habitual social media routine. How? Read on.
We presently live in a world where any skill at all can earn one a decent living especially over the internet — guess what, being a smart socializer is a skill too.
Nowadays, every business seeks an online presence in social media platforms in order to enable their brands gain a stronger stance and dominate competing brands. Hence, this has opened door to glory for many people in search of the stress-free kinda job.
For instance, imagine being a company owner — you’ll be occupied with investing your time and resources to grow your brand. Hence, it’ll be absolutely difficult to include the use of social platforms to your schedule. But again, you definitely can’t afford to miss out on the numerous ways social media can speedily hasten the growth of your company — therefore, there’s a need to hire an active social media genius to ease you of the burden and hence, boost your brand’s growth.
With that noted, below then are the two most common ways to earn money via your favorite social media platforms.
1. Social Media Managing
Have you been dreaming of waking up in your pajamas, going to your computer screen with a cup of coffee and, starting your day job without leaving the comfort of your home? This is an awesome option for you.
What is Social Media Managing?
As the name implies, social media managing is simply the act of helping a company manage its social media presence — this simply means growing an audience and looking after them for the benefit of the company.
Social media managing is commonly done for companies/people who are too occupied with building their business but again, wants to create a public awareness of their products, thereby aiding the growth of their company.
Social media managing is a new trend amongst many people and, it has generated massive income for the smart ones.
What are the skills required for social media managing?
There’s really no specific qualification required. This is a new trend and seeking practical qualifications while others rock the trend is a total time waste. All you need to do is familiarize yourself with the usage of social apps like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc, and you’re good to go.
What companies seek for in social media managers is commitment and consistency — people who’d keep up with the constantly changing social apps and hence, keep their official pages updated with happenings from within the company.
What do social media managers do?
Social apps update their services on a regular basis and add new features. However, most company owners rarely have the time to comprehend every new feature. Hence, your job is to worry about that and come up with creative ideas to boost the page’s audience.
Social apps vary and so do the work to be done as a social media manager.
However, below is a list of few things you’re expected to do as a social media manager:
- Creating and posting new contents
- Engaging with the audience via comments
- Handling social media advertising for the company
- Linking posts from the company’s site to the social pages
- Maintaining an up-to-date status for all the company’s pages.
How do social media managers get work?
Lots of multi-purpose platforms like Upwork have made finding work in this field effortless. However, the basic step to go about in search of a job in this field is by visiting the social pages of prospective companies/clients.
Once you observe a company’s social page and discover it is rarely updated or it’s being badly managed (like a company which last updated their page months ago), contact them and express your aim to help them grow and just then, you could be landing your first job as a social media manager.
Nevertheless, another effective way te get a job in this field is through Paid Social Media Jobs, a platform that links job seekers with companies in need of such service.
Are you an active social genius with lots of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Youtube followers/subscribers? You can instantly double or even triple your bank account via your audience!
Businesses and enterprises have all reach a whole new level. With the increasing number of new startups on a daily basis, business is already a survival-of-the-fittest kind of game. Hence, even startups like restaurants and fashion stores all seek for ways publicize their brands.
However, how can they publicize their products and services? Through you!
This is where your audience comes in. Approach prospective companies and show them how you can instantly double their sales through your audience. Hence, when such client accepts the proposal and sponsors an advert on your page, your account will be instantly reimbursed depending on the deal made.
What do you need to do in order to rock this?
It’s quite easy. All you need to do is to smartly device a way to grow an audience. Everyone has a skill. Utilize your certain skills like singing, dancing, drawing, posting memes or quotes — just anything that’d attract and retain a massive audience.
Afterward, begin a quest in search of companies that could be needing publicization. Give them a helping hand and let them help reimburse your bank account in return.
The world is currently moving at a pace where waiting till you’re officially hired for a white collar job is like waiting forever. Discover and utilize whatever you do pretty well to earn yourself a living. No skill is, was, or will ever be a waste. Goodluck!
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