Confessions of a Social Media Manager

I have some confessions to make…

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No one is perfect and I am always trying to grow and get better at what I do every day! Some things are harder than others, some things bother the living hell of out of me and some things are out of my control.

If you are a social media manager or hired one on your staff, you may relate!

So, here it goes:

1) My least favorite platform is Facebook

2) I am most irked when I work on a Canva graphic for over and hour and post it and I only get like 12 likes

3) I follow all my client competitors and follow all their followers

4) I think FB or Instagram Live is kind of cheesy and not good quality

5) I never buy followers

6) I am all about quality followers rather than quantity of followers

7) I never schedule out my content a month in advance (social media changes, trends change, I live for the moment)

8) I won’t ever do automatic DMs….again!

9) I spend more than half of my day scrolling Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn

10) I don’t follow every trend or use every new feature for my clients

11) I rely more on genuine content over paid ads

12) I am VERY picky with the content I post

13) I love UGC (user generated content) more than anything

14) I believe Insta stories are going to take over the social media world

15) My favorite platform is Pinterest with Instagram coming in hard second

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So, now you know all my dirty little secrets…

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I never claim to be the model business woman or have it all together (i actually kind of prefer chaos). I feel like the best way to flourish as a business owner is to claim your faults and work on yourself. Everything is all trial and error so buckle up babe, you’re in for a lot of life changing speed bumps along the way!

What are some of your confessions from your industry? Leave them in the comments!

-The Blonde Boss xo