OK, the latest stats by they guys over at Popular Mechanics show that 41 percent of your Twitter followers are Bots or fictitious people, and 41 percent are real people and 18 percent are real companies. How is that for some stats? Now I am extrapolating here, but I suspect that the numbers are about …
Social Media Mangers – Schmedia Managers
OK, having a Social Media Manger seems to be in Vogue these days. I have seen the ads for some of them with absolutely ludicrous requirements. I know I have been laughing my ass off just reading the want ads for them and you can bet Gary Vaynerchuk is as well. I want to share some of the joy with you here.
First off, the biggy seems to be a Journalism Degree or even better yet an MBA. Really? How or why that one is relevant is beyond me and actually it is totally irrelevant as I will show you.
What they should be asking is, do you have the ability to communicate in 140 characters or less and do you send out a minimum of 1,000 to 5,000 texts a month? This one is obvious as Twitter is a huge part of social media.
Here at two sample out takes from ads that are laughable. These are from a REAL ads… LOL
Completion of an advanced degree (e.g. MA, MPH, MJ, MBA) and six (6) or more years of relevant experience
* 7+ years traditional media experience working for industry-leading company with significant media budgets in the area of digital marketing.
Wow, since Twitter has only been around for 3 years and Facebook did not really get going until about 2007 tell me how you pull off that 6 or more years of relevant experience ? This is not traditional media either. Can you say Clueless?
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Click the play button to listen to the interview or download the mp3.HootSuiteInterview.mp3
Interview With Dave Olson Of HootSuite
Andrew: (Laughter) Yeah, okay. Hello, this Andrew Anderson and I’ve got Dave with HootSuite on the interview here, and we haven’t spoken in, gosh I think it’s been 8 or 9 months or so. And quite a bit has changed. Um, the one thing that hasn’t changed is I’m still a big fan of HootSuite. I still think it’s the best social media tool that any business can use out there. Click on the Title above to read more…
OK, dang 420 character wall limits on Facebook. Seriously. I am all about chunking down but 420 characters? Can you tell that I am not an in the box kind of guy? Just another reminder that you need to have a Blog if you have a Business or want to make money. Or to explain …
This is an interview that I just did with Dave Olson over at HootSuite which is one of the best tools you can use for Social Media and your business. They just released a team collaboration tool to manage a Businesses Social Media that frankly, just totally rocks and you need to get it. I …