Why You May Need a Social Media Manager
I must admit that many freelancers are doing a fine job creating their own social media content. That includes people like me who have long been adept at doing multiple tasks to balance writing and promoting/marketing their book and other services.
But while many folks can do it, many people also just don’t have the time or the expertise to do everything themselves. Perhaps there are people who only do these things part-time because they have day jobs they need to take care of. Some even have a lot of house chores in their hands.
What a social media content creator can do
Social media content creators can take a lot of load off of the freelancer’s hands. Though solopreneurs may need to allot a certain budget for this, it would definitely save them time, not to mention the effort they need to make instead of focusing on their writing and other tasks.
By hiring a social media content creator, or even a social media manager, the freelancer can finally do those projects one has in mind:
finish the book that’s been taking forever to write
set up a Newsletter to gain more followers
create a podcast
open a YouTube channel
offering other services likes coaching
create online courses
study book promotion by using Amazon or Facebook Ads
How much is it?
When I searched for similar kinds of tasks at Fiverr, I noted that some charge $10 per content (an image with corresponding text). Some charge as low as $4 to $5 per content if you avail of a batch project for a week or a month.
There are experts that offer packages that include growing your followers and engaging with them. It may also include improving your account to cater to a niche or target market.
If you are just starting your freelance business and you have a lot of time in your hands, you may want to manage your social media accounts yourself. This would include creating content, designing the graphic illustrations, researching hashtags, following people and engaging with them. You would also post manually or use tools that would allow you to schedule your social media posts consistently.
But if you can afford it, you can hire a social media manager to do all these things for you and save you time. You can think about spending your time in other projects. You can also calculate your possible earnings from your social media promotion in terms of book sales, web traffic or affiliate commissions.
If you have a Catholic website or a book you want to promote through social media, I can help you in creating and posting content to drive traffic to your brand. For assistance, contact me using this link - click here.
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