What to Look for in a Social Media Consultant

This is Part 3 of my outsourcing series. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2.

How do you figure out if the social media consultant you see online is the perfect one for you? This article is going to go into tips on what to look for in a consultant and manager. The content creation part of outsourcing, like photography, is a little easier since you can see tangible products (e.g. photos) and evaluate fit through there.

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Making Changes Where You Can: Small Diversity Efforts

This isn’t going to be a how-to guide on diversity efforts. It’s more of a reflection on what you can do as a business (or a person).

On the two panels I participated in at Re:co, I tried to emphasize recognizing your own power and your business’ power. Harnessing that power and making it work for good is likely a better approach than drastically changing up your business.

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How to write for a global audience

Writing for a global customer base is tricky. At its core, great customer service is all about understanding what the customer wants and delivering it.

If your main language is English, but your customers have varying degrees of English proficiency, then it’s your responsibility to make sure they understand what you’re saying.

I’ve learned a few things after working with clients with a global audience. Outside of hiring great communicators in various languages, there are some items you can tweak first.

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Jenn is a San Francisco-based coffee marketer: digital strategist, writer & photographer. On the side, she munches on donuts & thinks of new ways to make you look stunning online. You can reach her here or on Twitter @thejennchen.

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