What is Social Media?
Social Media is using tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn to communicate and share information. For businesses this includes sharing information about services, useful tips and connecting with people who may become customers in the future.
Social Media Management is a much sought after service. Most business owners don’t have the time to do social media, including myself, but understand the importance of it.
Peopleperhour is a site where you can find work. You can add what is called an hourlie. It is a set job for a certain amount of money e.g. 30 social media posts for £40. These types of hourlies are hugely popular. Pop over to Peopleperhour and see how many have been purchased.
There are many places you can learn about social media platforms. The best place to start is with the platform itself. So if you want to learn about Twitter search for their tutorials.
Another good tutorial to learn about social media is Hootsuite. Hootsuite is an application that allows you to schedule your social posts. They have free lessons available which are a great place to start https://hootsuite.com/en-gb/education#. You can then go on to get certified. However, there is a fee for the exam.
We will investigate social media strategies and tips in future articles.