19 Feelings Every Social Media Manager Has

September 18, 2015

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Being a social media manager is no piece of cake. You’ve got to tweet 5 million times a day, reply to all those demanding customers and toughest of all, answer your boss’s never ending questions on ROI. If you work in social media, here are 19 thoughts you’ve had for sure:


1. When explaining what you do to your grandparents


nohaha


2. The inexplicable joy when someone finally gets what your job actually means


completeme


3. Or better, when someone asks you for social media advice for their small business


i_will_be_your_champion


4. When your client sends over the most bizarre brief in history simply asking for the content to “be engaging”


Seriously


5. When your boss says tweeting shouldn’t take that much time


kiddingme


6. When you’re made to answer the dreaded ROI question for the millionth time


kill_me_now


7. Oh the rage when you need to wait and wait to get approval for that super funny tweet, and when you finally get permission, the moment has passed


throwout


8. The panic when you send a private tweet from the wrong handle


pls


9. And when you have another new social network to start managing


uff


10. But when your boss says they might increase the budget for social advertising


iwant_it


11. Every holiday when your friends are going to parties but you have to be in office cuz “real-time marketing”


i_feel_bad


12. When you’re on a date and suddenly have a major PR crisis to tackle


howam


13. That moment when you publish a tweet with a typo but it already has 8 Retweets and 11 favorites and you have to delete it


no_god_no


14. The sense of pride that washes over after you’ve scheduled 33 tweets and 21 posts


lala


15. But your sales team says it gave them no leads


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16. Then your retweet or share count crosses double digits


haa_yass


17. When you have to put all your work into one tiny presentation because performance review


mild_panic


18. But you show them with the most insightful report that includes engagement, share of voice, sentiment and all the magical numbers


reports_numbers


19. At the end of the day, when you realize no matter what, you love your job


love_my_job


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Oh and we missed…


20. When you read through a funny listicle that totally gets you but finishes off with an obligatory sales pitch


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