Posted by Jen Weber
Recently, I seized the opportunity to interview Meghan Peters about her job in social media. She works as Community Manager for Mashable, a news website and Internet news blog whose primary focus is social media and technological news. She oversees social media strategy and reader engagement projects.
A job working with social media is relatively new and the industry is continuing to grow. With plenty of experience under her belt, she urges words of advice regarding the social media realm.
Here are 5 straightforward tips from Meghan for achieving success through social media.
- Get experience as early on as you can. Internships are definitely helpful for a number of reasons. You are able to learn a lot from internships about the career field. Also, you are able to establish connections within that organization which is vital to finding job opportunities. When trying to create a network, you never know who someone may know.
- Utilize all social media outlets. To succeed in social media, all platforms must be effectively operated. Engage with anything that is social media. Mashable largely utilizes Twitter, Facebook pages, Tumblr, Foursquare, and StumbleUpon. This creates a large following from all network possibilities and attracts more potential viewers. Read the rest of this entry →