Social media manager

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A social media manager oversees and creates content for an organization's social media accounts. A social media manager is responsible for developing and managing an organization's social media strategy to increase brand awareness and reach.

In most cases, a social media manager is responsible for creating content, managing the company's social media accounts, and engaging with customers or clients. 

An effective social media manager needs strong writing and communication skills and an understanding of the various social media platforms.

They should be able to work independently and be self-motivated. A social media manager typically has a bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field.

With the ubiquity of social media, many people can make a little extra money by managing social media accounts. 

Do you have a knack for social media? Are you always the one your friends come to when they need help with their Instagram or Facebook account? If you've ever thought about turning your social media skills into a business, now is the time!

You can help businesses with their social media presence as a social media manager. This can include creating and managing content, engaging with customers and followers, and running ads.

It's a great way to make some extra money and can even become a full-time job if you're successful.

While it may not be a full-time job, being a social media manager can be a great way to make some extra money. And since most of us are already on social media, it's not like you're doing something you wouldn't constantly be doing.

So if you're good at promoting products or services, consider becoming a social media manager. It's a great way to make extra money without putting in too much extra work.

Average earnings

28$ per hour 

Skills and requirements

  • Computer or/and smartphone with internet connection;
  • Creativity;
  • Writing skills;
  • Data analysis skills;

Pros & Cons


  • Getting paid to spend time on social media;
  • Getting real-time feedback;
  • Creative freedom;
  • Your work can go viral or have a positive impact;


  • Mistakes can go viral also;
  • It can be a thankless job;


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