5 (ridiculous) social media job titles—exposed!

Rock stars, and gurus, and ninjas, oh, my! We’re off to see the wizards—and to reveal who’s really behind that curtain.

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My favorites are “Christa McAuliffe Middle School’s Student Body President” and “Kappa Delta’s Funniest Sister Award.” After all, titles—especially as they pertain to our work—provide a sense of value and appreciation.

However, it’s often alarming to see the onslaught of individuals claiming lofty job titles in the realm of social media.

You know the types. They’re the “Social Media Swami,” the “Chief People Herder,” and the “Social Media Dragon-Slayers.” (Click here to see even more outrageous social media job titles.)

I’d love to divulge some of the most outrageous social media titles.

Social media guru. Are you really a master of all things Web in concordance with the time-honored scripts of Indian religions? No? Then enough with the false advertisement. Let’s leave all “guru” titles to those who truly deserve them—Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Buddha, and Mike Myers.

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