What is a Social Media Coordinator?

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When I tell my friends and family that I’m a social media coordinator for a digital marketing agency, I usually receive a polite smile and nod, a look of confusion or questions about how I play on Facebook all day. I understand the confusion. The position of social media coordinator didn’t really exist when I started college five years ago. I think the easiest way to explain the job is to define many of the other jobs that make up my position.

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Corporate Buzzwords: The Foreign Language They Don’t Teach You in College

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Love them or hate them, corporate buzzwords are here to stay. Anyone with an office job will tell you there are certain phrases that tend to get used (and overused) on a daily basis. Having a working knowledge of those phrases is critical if you want to fit in and understand your coworkers, because smiling and nodding only gets you so far...

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Social Media Night with the @Royals

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I’ve had a passion for social media and sports for as long as I can remember. So when I heard the Kansas City Royals were having a Social Media Night on August 1, I knew I had to be there. Read about the night and my suggestions for future social media events in sports.

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10 Reasons Why Social Media is Like a Crazy Girlfriend

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A disturbing stare, frightening smile, and terrifying lyrics—meet the Overly Attached Girlfriend. For the last month she has been making waves online, going viral with creepy parodies of Justin Bieber’s Boyfriend and Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe on YouTube. These videos made me laugh, feel uncomfortable, and got me thinking. Instead of thinking about something normal, I thought about how social networks are a lot like crazy girlfriends (or boyfriends) also. There are a shocking number of similarities between the two and I’ve shared some here.

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Extreme Disney: Four Parks, One Day

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Only have one day to experience Disney World? No problem! It is entirely possible to visit all four Disney parks—Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Magic Kingdom—in one day. My family and I recently visited the Orlando resort and packed in quality time at all four parks, riding at least three rides at every park, including each one’s signature ride. In order to visit all of our chosen attractions, we sacrificed visiting a few of the kids shows, parades, and children's rides, but the experience was definitely worth it. If you’ve already...

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