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Factors to consider when considering help from a seasoned social media manager



In the digital age, navigating the vast landscape of social media has become essential for businesses like yours, which aim to thrive in the online space to reach more people.


However, managing these platforms effectively is no small feat. 🤯 It might look pretty simple and easy, but take it from me - IT IS NOT!


This is where the role of a seasoned and skilled social media manager (SMM) comes into play.


Hiring an SMM isn’t just about finding someone to post content or manage your social media accounts for you — it’s an investment with various factors considered. 🚀



Here are the points that determine the pricing of a social media manager's services:

👉 Client Goals

👉 Expertise and Experience

👉 Scope of Services

👉 Frequency and Platforms



Client Goals 🎯


⇢ The goals and objectives you set for your social media presence are the guide that shapes your strategies and investment.


⇢ Consider the difference between aiming to boost brand awareness and engagement versus focusing on driving sales from online courses or offers.


The latter requires more intricate strategies involving paid advertising and

integrations, which impacts pricing structures.


⇢ Clearly communicating these primary goals to your SMM is important.


Remember, aligning expectations and investment becomes seamless when both parties understand the precise objectives driving the social media strategy. 😉



Expertise and Experience 🎓


⇢ The expertise and experience of an SMM are significant factors that influence their pricing.


⇢ Seasoned professionals with years of refining their skills and a proven track record naturally command higher fees.


⇢ It's not merely about their time; it's about tapping into their knowledge, skills, and extensive experience aka your trading their years of experience


⇢ They possess a deep-rooted understanding of the constantly evolving social media landscape.


⇢ SMM creates strategies that are tailor-made to align with your social media goals, identify emerging trends, and navigate platform challenges.


Hiring an experienced SMM might initially involve a higher investment, but the dividends often manifest in a well-executed and results-driven social media presence. 😉



Scope of Services 🤓


⇢ The range of services offered by an experienced SMM is a critical investment factor.


⇢ This spans from strategic analysis, content planning, and community management to analytics, ad campaigns, and other elements.


⇢ A comprehensive package covering various aspects of social media marketing and management naturally demands higher funding.


However, if you have specific needs, a more focused approach could also be adopted to streamline investments without compromising on essential services. 😉



Frequency and Platforms 📱


⇢ Capitalizing on more than one social media platform would also affect the investment.


⇢ Expanding your presence across multiple social media platforms requires tailored strategies for each.


⇢ It's not about copy-pasting content from one platform to another; it's about crafting platform-specific content and strategies.


⇢ This demands the SMM's time and attention to the trends and changes specific to each platform.


Remember that managing multiple accounts and staying aligned with frequent updates require a considerable amount of resources and is labor-intensive so, this would inevitably result in a higher investment. 📌



 

Understanding these aspects will help you in making informed decisions when hiring a social media manager! 😉


Each element contributes to the overall investment, and balancing these factors allows for a tailored approach that optimizes resources while achieving desired social media outcomes.


Also, communicate your ideas and goals properly and clearly to your social media manager to make sure they can tailor their services precisely to meet your specific needs.


Remember, the investment in a seasoned social media manager isn’t merely a financial transaction.


It’s an investment in the potential for a strong online presence that resonates with your audience and drives your therapy business forward. 🌟




 

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◾ Virtual Assistance - do you have specific needs related to operations, tech, marketing or even launching? Explore this service instead!


Cheering you on,


MJ 💕



 


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