A day in the life of our social media team

A stream of consciousness from a day in the day life of our social media team – written from the perspective of when I was a Community Manager. Keep up – we have to.

5:30 am

Out of bed, into shower, coffeeeeee. Quick social media notifications check. Gym/yoga/CrossFit.

Moring coffee: Found on sincerelydamaris.tumblr.com

Moring coffee: Found on sincerelydamaris.tumblr.com

6:30 am

Get on that stationary bicycle/treadmill/yogo mat. Check in. Scan for notifications on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, emails. Look out for anything important. Think ‘crap!’ when seeing something urgent. Respond respond respond. Did anyone notice? Hope not. Solve the issue.

Smartphone: Found on countryliving.com

Smartphone: Found on countryliving.com

8:00/30 am

Start the work day by refilling coffee cup. Think “yuk” when drinking Peacock filter coffee. Make brekkie. Go to workdesk. Log into Twitter, Google trends, check for trending conversations, twitter hashtags. Anything useful – use. Nothing – lose. Scroll through feeds to spot anything relevant to clients.

Workspace: Found on http://theultralinx.com/

Workspace: Found on http://theultralinx.com/

9:00 am

Status with the team. Are there any jobs that need a collaborative effort? Yes – help. No – share what your day looks like. Flag any issues – be that on social media channels clients, client service. Share channel updates, something cool found online. Check calendar for meetings and appointments. Double check the day’s scheduled posts.

Team status: Found at pinterest.com

Team status: Found at pinterest.com

9:30 am

Open tabs on browser of go-to websites. Notifications on social media? Emails? Respond. Check morning tasks. Book time out during the day to complete tasks. Craft!

Craft: Found on bloglovin.com

Craft: Found on bloglovin.com

12:00 pm

Lunch. Check the Skype group. LOLs for the funny clips shared.

Lunch: Found on buzzfeed.com

Lunch: Found on buzzfeed.com, California Veggie Sandwich with Green Goddess Dressing

12:30 pm

Check other emails. Various gmail accounts for different clients. Anything interesting? Share, post, spread the word. Click on email link within link within link – learn fast.

Learn fast: Found on whatalovelythought.tumblr.com

Learn fast: Found on whatalovelythought.tumblr.com

1:00 pm

New jobs in the system? Check status of other jobs. Complete tasks, take on new ones. Send emails, have client calls and meetings. Skype a cool YouTube link or music video. Check in with the team. Coffee? Snack? If yes – you win. If not – shame. Keeping checking threads for notifications, trends on social media channels. Work smart.

Work smart: Found on Pinterest.com

Work smart: Found on Pinterest.com

4:00 pm

Log your times.

Log your hours: Found on etsy.com

Log your hours: Found on etsy.com

4:30 pm

Is there time for a pro-active blog post? Yes – write. No – hurry it’s home time!

Home time: Found on Pinterest.com

Home time: Found on Pinterest.com

5:00 pm

Shut down. Take a breather. Go to the beach – only if not windy.

Go surfing: Found on Pinterest.com

Go surfing: Found on Pinterest.com

5:01 pm

Start sending Snapchats! 61 consecutive days. Look at updated emoticons. If yes – share them! If not – keep looking at red heart and flame. PS: The only thing that make us nervous when moving outside mobile reception areas are those flames, yo.

Snapchat: Found on Pinterest.com

Snapchat: Found on Pinterest.com

Written and compiled by: Madré Roothman

Twitter: @MadreRoothman

 

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