Social Media Roundup: When to Hire a Social Media Agency

No time to update Twitter and Facebook? There’s an agency for that. Plus: 11 tips for surviving your next red-eye flight.

Sometimes you have to admit you need help. Here are some reasons you might consider hiring a social media agency to keep you engaged with your members.

The details, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup:


I’m too busy to tweet! When you’re focused on running your day-to-day operations, who has time to keep up with all the changes to Twitter and Facebook? That’s where a social media agency comes in, and it’s one of three reasons you should consider hiring one, according to Samantha Collier on Business 2 Community. “A seasoned agency will partner with you and your business and help you transform your efforts into dollar signs,” she says. A social media agency can help you engage with customers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, or wherever else they may be. After all, your competitors are probably already there. (ht @JuntaeDeLane)


Aches on a plane. Most meetings professionals prefer to avoid them, but sometimes it can’t be helped: You have to take the dreaded red-eye flight. Christine Sarkis of SmarterTravel offers 11 tips for surviving your next red-eye. Some are obvious (bring the right pillow), some I don’t condone (medicate yourself), but here’s one I hadn’t thought of: Just before boarding, try to re-create your bedroom routine with tasks like washing your face and brushing your teeth. Whatever you do, avoid connections. Two overnight flights sounds like torture. (ht @SmarterTravel)

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Chris Brandon

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