Earn A Job In Social Media With One Simple Rule : “Get Into It”

images (6)There are many tips to follow written by well known social media marketers on how to get started with a career in social media marketing/social media advertising. But from all those ways there is always one best way to get started with social media and we are here to share that. Just like there are a lot of ways to get into the industry / business there is a best way to get in the industry which is just “get into it”. Reading blogs and books, viewing job posting and professional comments, attending informational conferences, meetings and attending interviews is the best way.

Read Books – One must always read books be it in the field of advertising, modern marketing, mental and behavioral etiquette, social media works, internet marketer techniques etc. Reading books gives you an edge in terms of knowledge. Through library of books you can advance your career and can begin to becoming an expert from the start-up in any field be it job or business or an entrepreneur. Books always gives you a high level view of learning tactics and no doubt theory gives rise to practical, so get going reading books.

Follow Blogs – Blogs are always a great place to learn business tactics. Browse through a world of marketing blogs offering real value be it Moz Blog offering studies about the much talked search engine optimization, Scott Stratten’s blog on unmarketting which is just worth a read. Many other blogs like “a list apart” gets you tactics to follow for typography to project management to excel to everything. The Harvard Business Review shares some of the best lessons on social media.

Get a Job– Will all your knowledge gained from your reading, blog following, you now have a solid foundation and are aware of the marketing trends so is the best time to search a job. Everyone needs a marketing experience and when it comes to social media you need not have gone through a marketing job for marketing experience. In world of social media industry you can build marketing experience anytime, anywhere you like.

Highlight your presence – With social media happening everywhere one needs to share its online presence by sharing insights on Facebook, Google+, blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. Define to rest that you are an expert and you can do this too even by creating your YouTube videos or by upload of an entire presentation on SlideShare. Build your network by writing about your interest and share it with others. Invest yourself an hour a day and write few good articles by producing good and worth reading content. Not everything on internet is worth reading but if the concept is interesting reading get inclined to spend their precious time for you and may become regular visitor to your blog. Socialize with all through this media and take out time to share your great works on all channels. Make announcements for your future projects and remember to engage with your network of audience.

images (4)Go out and stick there – Gaining entry in an agency or reputed industry is a tough task so pre-screening and few talks with members of the agency is a great way for a smooth entry. Almost all agencies hire person who is smart enough to write well. Most of us become quite happy in meeting someone from the same agency but it’s always better to put worth question relating to kind of people and skill sets they hire and if your capabilities, skills sets they would like to hire nor not. In worst scenario you may end up having a great deal with someone who’s been a keen member of marketing.  Remember persistence is important than anything else when it comes to marketing. Keep reading and learn well, keep writing and improve well is the rule of the marketing industry. Marketing field is one of the great profession not because you are great in doing it, it’s because there is no end to learning in marketing.



How To Create Your LinkedIn Profile? Learn Here.

images (2)LinkedIn is a site for professional but can be used as a source to online dating. Visitors to your profile are the only people who are your present, developing and future investors, employees, colleagues or customers. And just like it said first impression is always the key to future encounters it is applicable on LinkedIn too. You agree with it or not people has an outlook to judge you just with how sleek your profile is and appears on LinkedIn. If your profile presents only a boring, irrelevant, skimpy information then you are likely to miss out a few potential investors or career opportunities and important connection that may take your career to a next level. Bad profile leads to dent in the reputation and an off to business. Here we are share to few important tips on what to avoid when creating a LinkedIn profile and if you have already been a part then how to fix your blunders.

Unprofessional or a casual picture or No picture– Profile pic to an extent says it all and holds the ability to retain visitors and can even deviate visitors. You aren’t doing personal branding on LinkedIn because you are not a veterinarian and no dog walker so a labra doodle picture is best avoided. Superheroes, kids, gaming isn’t what professionals are looking for when browsing LinkedIn so paste your picture next to your name for establishing trust and makes it look more real than sketchy. Post the best head shot of yourself to get people in. The best high resolution pic that shows the best you should be on your LinkedIn profile and save those extra high school shots for your Facebook page as we are talking professional here. Never use your present company’s logo as your personal profile page as you need to save it for LinkedIn section of company page. Invest high on a professional taken shot that is friendly and is appealing to people making them comfortable while approaching in.

images (3)Get recommendations – Pointing out your skills, accolades, abilities from your overall experience page is appropriate and critical too. It’s important to have your accomplishments and achievements highlighted by your past colleagues, employees or partners. Zero recommendations is likely to get no professional vouch for you. Try and ask your partners, colleagues you have worked in the past or currently doing to write few compelling, positive recommendation for you and solicit form there only solid recommendations to view on your LinkedIn profile. Let them know that you are seeking their recommendation or sincere testimonials to add value to your professional claims and skill sets you have mentioned on your LinkedIn profile.

Add active links to your profile– Adding live links are essential to show your taste of brands to people visiting your profile. As it is said seeing is believing, live links added to your profile are essential samples of the work you can correlate with. If you are a freelance content writer add links of the articles or blogs written and published by you on social media, press releases etc. Each link will demonstrate your skill set and your credentials in the best professional manner to showcase your work. Upload videos of any awards achieved, presentations demonstrated by you, audios specifying your work details etc. to showcase the best set examples of your work.

Invest time and show off as it is best when started.