According to an article written by Marshall Kirkpatrick from ReadWriteWeb, professional social media consultants don’t make less than $150 an hour.
Posted November 30, 2010 in How-To , Social Media
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Social media is quickly becoming a vital part of online marketing activities for small businesses. The problem is that the services and techniques change frequently, and many small business owners simply don't have the time or the experience to keep up with it all.
S ome people fantasize that being an independent social media consultant would be the perfect dream gig; but in reality, it can be one of the most demanding, stressful jobs in the world. For all the time people spend starry-eyed & cheering about “social media revolution” – very few rake in big bucks by advising others how to participate.
Guest post by Patrick Curl.
As an open networker with lots of social media connections, I get asked several social media-related questions from different people globally on any given day. Recently, I have been frequently asked about how to start a social media consulting business and develop initial clients. I am happy to mentor a new generation of social media-savvy business consultants, and I plan to be blogging about this more in the future, as I believe the subject can aid not only social media consultants, but also educate any consultant, entrepreneur, or small business owner on how to better utilize social media to launch and develop new business.