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How do content managers spend their time?

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Next in my series of FAQs; how do content managers spend their time?

Only recently have I been able to answer this with some solid figures; this is (generally) how the last two months of content management have been allocated (across all clients):

social alchemy average month

Taadaa! OK, pie charts are a little 90s but it shows, clearly and colourfully, how an average month is spent managing different areas of online content. Not surprisingly, blogging has the most time allocation with 40+ posts written and scheduled each month!

So, what does this all mean? As a social media content manager, my role is to actively post new content onto different social platforms on behalf of my clients. As you can see from the break down, articles (blogging) and conversation (Twitter/Facebook) are the key roles performed.

If you were to break down the roles further, the majority of my month is spent copy writing (using SEO keywords), editing images in Photoshop, followed by HTML & CSS coding; not forgetting to mention researching content and collecting data.

(In case you were wondering about the ‘other’ segment, that covers other sharing, such as on StumbleUpon, G+, Flickr and Pinterest, to name a few…)

If you would like to find out more about content management, please get in touch! Either drop me an email to michaela@fbsa.co or call +44 (0)113 226 6274

Social Alchemy Explains… WordPress

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Each week I’ll be explaining a term or an area of social media.  If there’s anything you’d like me to feature, feel free to drop me an e-mail to michaela@fuelledbysocialalchemy.com.

WordPress: An easy-to-use, open source blogging tool (taken from WordPress.com)

Tell me more…

So, you’ve decided that you want to start a blog.  You’ve come up with your schedule… and what now?  You need a location to host it, of course!  If you do an online search for blog hosting sites, you’ll see there are many different hosts: Blogger (also known as blogspot), Livejournal, Typepad… – and, WordPress!

So, why WordPress in particular?

As some of you may already know, I love WordPress – I host all my blogs on there.  Here are a few reasons why…

– It’s free!
– It comes with brilliant statistics
– You can link it to your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr and Delicious (any many more!)
YouTube videos can be embedded
– WordPress.org lets you host from your own domain; WordPress.com gives you a domain
– It comes with LOADS of adjustable templates
– As a directory it has heightened SEO
…. my list could go on for a while!

In the next few weeks I’ll be offering tips ‘n’ tricks on how to use WordPress effectively – so, keep an eye out!

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21/06/2010 at 9:00 am

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