▷ My 9 community manager resolutions!
Want to make some changes to your online community for 2023? This is a good time as a community manager to reflect on what’s working, what’s not, and how you can improve. So make good resolutions today to start strong!
1. Expand your skill set
Versatility is a major asset, in any field. This is why as a Community Manager you need to train yourself to acquire additional skills that you will always need. Register now for the “Implementing a Social Media Strategy” training, a course module that certifies “Developing your webmarketing activity”.
2. Master growth hacking
Yes, growth hacking can quickly increase your number of followers, but learn to master this art! The goal is to quickly experiment with marketing channels and product development to determine the most effective and efficient way to grow a business. In social networks, avoid playing cat and mouse with another community manager, you risk losing credibility and becoming a newbie.
3. Wake up early
Alarm clock not your friend? Do you come every morning at 9:30 am while everyone else comes at 9 am? How often do you practice the technique of leaving your jacket on the seat to look like you’ve arrived early? Come on, for this year, try to activate the alarm clock mode to arrive on time!
4. Improve your spelling
We know your days are busy, between meetings, client meetings and content creation: the day goes by so fast! But please don’t neglect your spelling on social networks, take the time to write your posts correctly, Bescherelle disguised as spelling fonts may be hanging around! If in doubt about your sentences, take the time to consult Google, it really helps!
5. Read, read and read again!
We can’t tell you enough, but being cultured is a huge asset! Therefore, take advantage of the advancement of technology to increase your reading, or hang out at local libraries from time to time. Read and learn strategies from your competitors or classic strategies. Use your literary culture to spread a message, entertain your audience or enrich your community. This approach is always profitable and beneficial for your company’s image.
6. Don’t abuse trendjacking
Trendjacking lets you broadcast a news-related message to attract attention. Well, OK… Following the trend is very tempting, but be careful not to overdo it! Remember that not everything is allowed, especially online, try to impose limits on yourself that should not be exceeded, based on ethics and your brand identity, otherwise slippages and accidents will happen. then it can be fatal to you!
7. Turn off screens regularly
Are you in front of your computer screen all the time and can’t get away from your smartphones? It’s really hard to leave your online community… But take time to disconnect, schedule your publications and reserve some time on the weekend to check your notifications.
8. Negotiate a raise
The community manager is often considered the lucky person to spend all his days on Facebook, because we don’t really know what your work entails or what its added value is. Sometimes you are a freelance community manager, trainee, emergency graphic designer, project manager if needed, but most of all underpaid! Don’t sell your skills at a low price, because yes you are valuable. So, above all, don’t hesitate to assert your rights in your company.
9. Manage your composure
Are you concerned about Internet users? A series of criticisms, opinions of disgruntled users that don’t stop? Yes, it can be difficult, indeed. However, don’t forget that you are representing a brand, a company or a client so don’t let your bitterness take over and stay professional no matter what!