How to Become A Successful Social Media Manager

with Phyllis Khare

Episode Overview

Ever wondered how you could build a successful business as a social media manager? OR maybe your clients (or maybe your friends or neighbors, ha!) are always asking if you can help them with their social media and you aren't sure where to start? Well, I got ya covered!
Join me and my sweet friend, Phyllis Khare, as we talk about what it takes to start and grow a successful business as a social media manager.

Episode Sneak Peek

0:00 Welcome!

2:03 Introduction: Kim Garst

2:55 Show sponsor

4:11 Introduction: Phyllis Khare

7:34 How did you initially get started with the whole social media thing?

9:20 How did the book-writing journey start?

12:19 Show Giveaways

13:30 Do you need a social media/marketing degree to be a social media manager?

14:36 What skills do you need to become a social media manager?

17:16 What do you recommend if somebody is interested in going down this road, how do they stay on top of the changes?

19:20 Do you recommend niching into a specific platform so that. you can really become a master?

20:57 Three different ways you can niche

23:48 How to position yourself (manager/strategist/consultant). Is there a heirarchy from a monetization standpoint?

25:24 What does a social media manager do?

32:13 Do you maintain that type of client that just wants to sell or do you let them go as they are hard to convine?

35:03 How do you get started with a first client?

36:50 How do you charge? Hourly rate or value-based pricing?

40:30 What is the possibility for somebody (from an income perspective) to earn?

42:06 When do you recommend to get paid?

45:40 Social Media Manager school (kimgarst.com/agorapulse-deal)

49:54 Social Media Manager School Premium

55:23 How to find balance between serving other and keep our own social media looking good?

58:36 Ring light & web cam winners

59:40 Where to find Phyllis Khare

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