What does a social media manager do all day?

It starts with a cup of coffee—the first of many each day—and ends with you swearing you won’t work past 7 p.m. today.

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If so, you must be a social media manager.

Your friends probably think you spend all day on Facebook sharing cool things, pinning pretty stuff on Pinterest, and retweeting about Happy Hour.

What they don’t see is that your client just called you and demanded a Facebook promotion with a minimum of 100 entries, so you just shared it on your Facebook page and all of your friend’s pages. The boutique that hired you just asked you to put up their entire spring line on Pinterest, and those 30 restaurants you work with all have Happy Hour specials today, and they want their Twitter followers there.

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