There’s a Squirrel Appreciation Day
, Answer Your Pets Questions Day
, even a For Pete’s Sake Day
—so why not a day to officially recognize community managers.
Turns out there is such a day, and it’s today.
The fourth Monday of January is Community Manager Appreciation Day, a kind of pseudo-holiday started by analyst Jeremiah Owyang
in 2010 to “recognize, and celebrate the efforts community managers around the world to improve customer experiences
The role of community manager is an emergent one—the most popular, in fact, among social media teams, according to the Altimeter Group
For the community manager in your life (of if you are a community manager), here’s an infographic from Social Fresh
, based on its 2012 Community Manager Report. Among the findings: 65 percent of community managers are female, and the average age is 30.
See for yourself: