29 Things A Social Media Manager Never Wants To Hear… and the responses you wish you could give.

We’ve been asking Social Media Managers from around the globe what they hate to hear. This is what they said…..If you think they sound familiar then come and join us over in The Social Media Manager Hub

#1. Can you make this go viral?

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#2. We just bought 10000 followers. Yay.

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#3. On day one… We’ve had no sales yet.

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#4. I’ve just posted this on Instagram (cue totally unrelated Unstyled and hashtag free post).

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#5. HOW much??!!

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#6. XYZ Agency just told me they do our socials for £20 a month.

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#7. I’ll pay you a percentage of sales instead of a monthly fee ok?

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#8. Can you get an A lister to share this for us?

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#9. Can you just send this out to our competitors followers?

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#10. We need to be on TikTok (boring niche B2B company with no personality at all)

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#11. No one even uses Facebook anymore

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#12. Our receptionist is going to help you with Instagram – she’s young so she knows what she’s talking about.

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#13. We don’t want you to share other people’s content.

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#14. I can’t pay you that much but we will give you a free “insert a product you don’t need” and I have great contacts.

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#15. We don’t want you to share any ‘behind the scenes’ content.

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#16. There’s a typo on this post (that they posted without your knowledge) can you change it immediately (at 7.30pm on a Sunday evening)

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#17. I don’t think this is working for us. (After 1 month)

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#18. No, I don’t have a website, or an email list and I don’t want one

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#19. We can’t give you any photos or videos but we don’t want you to use stock images either but you can manage without right?

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#20. Can you add this to our website?

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#21. My friends uncles brother said we should be posting on Facebook 7 times a day so let’s do that from tomorrow ok.

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#22. Can you make sure this sells out?

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#23. Let’s do some Facebook ads to sell 50 of these [insert expensive thing]. We’ve got a budget of £50.

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#24. Can you do some google ads too?

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#25. Can you make sure the press pick up on this?

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#26. Can I have a discount? We are only a small business.

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#27. Why haven’t we got as many followers as [insert their biggest competitor]?

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#28. We don’t do any other marketing”

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#29. You know your invoice……

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