10 Ways to Manage Your Social Media Staff

Managing new ventures usually takes on a different style from the “norm” and is often neglected. Often, certain aspects of employee motivation and control are not well planned thus leading to unsatisfied employees and an overall tensed working environment.

This phenomenon could be highly visible in your average office and even more noticeable in social media based companies, especially those with nothing but a virtual existence, where face-to-face communication with staff is rare and short-lived.

Managing Employees by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Managing Employees by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Therefore, from previous personal negative experiences in this regard, I would like to invite managers and employees working in social media to review my ideas of the top 10 ways to managing social media staff effectively.

1. Always keep a room for face-to-face communication:

It is always essential, even more so crucial, to keep room for face-to-face communication when working with social media whenever possible. By that, I don’t just mean regular meetings, I also mean Skype video conversations for those who are incapable of conducting offline meetings due to geographical locations or otherwise.

10 Social Media Concepts You Should Follow [video]

The Intersection Consulting blog brings to you a simple and fresh visualization of 10 social media concepts including social capacity, social media tools, social media strategy, engagement and social listening.

The main purpose of this video is meant to arm you with some of the necessary knowledge and know-how about using social media to best suit your needs and interests.

Here is a list of my thoughts and humble analysis of the points mentioned in the video above:

1. There is a vast difference between the “rush” to use a certain media tool, as opposed to the actual “need” for it.

User Manual: What to Expect When Using Social Media?

A categorized list pointing out the good, the bad and the ugly which one must expect to encounter through his/her use of social media channels, tools and platforms.

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