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Couple Questions About Web design / social media agency

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by joeychips14, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. joeychips14

    joeychips14 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Hey all - am starting a web design / social media marketing agency with a couple buddies offline and have a couple questions regarding the structure of the business?

    Basically as the new guys in town we have some questions in the realm of payments / operation..

    A). How much do you charge for a whole site setup? We are currently using themes to do this and have charged clients in the realm of ~600-800$.

    B.) How are you automating Social Media agency? We are looking to make this automated versus having to manually update this - however the one concern I have is with being banned...how do you avoid this? I was thinking running social media through a virtual private server as well as buying proxies to do this and then running a bot to do this - massplanner?

    Thanks in advance homies
     
  2. Rosca

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    Hey bud,

    A) For a whole site set-up, $600-$800 isn't a bad call. Always make sure to check the price of your competitors and work at a rate that can beat theirs. But honestly, that is a good starting price.

    B) I've used a few social media tools such as MassPlanner and FollowLiker briefly. Most of my experience comes from running a few meme pages with friends. We've made some small success, netting over 1k likes.

    The best way to avoid being banned is to plan the content manually. Doing it automatic may seem like the right way to do in time, but it destroys the chance of having a natural following. I'd suggest setting a month or two's worth of content (Say for example: 50 images of high quality content for your page).

    My opinion is a bit biassed because I've worked on building my own personal social media following.

    But I believe doing it naturally and manually will save a whole lot of banning issues in the long run.

    If you must automate it, do it at the lowest level of speed and only a few days in a week. Getting cucked by Zuck isn't fun. )

    Hope this helps~
    Rosca
     
  3. joeychips14

    joeychips14 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Gotcha - yeah I have the Tai Lopez social media agency and have yet to get to part where he explains how he goes through with it. I would rather have it done with massplanner / virtual private server / proxies as this can be done for a relatively decent price and what not and feel it is for the most part safe. However It would fucking suck to lose 10 clients in 1 ban ya know? Thats what I'm looking to avoid ultimately.

    So would running 10 clients manually still lead to a ban? For example if I logged into twitter from all these different accounts manually this would surely trigger something...

    I'm looking for more of something to post rather than to follow. As time goes on and I start becoming more experienced I can give pointers to those in need as well...
     
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    Nope. Happens all the time. It's more of a problem if you're spamming. But a few updates every week? No problem.
     
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  5. arjona

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    Hi, I'm running a small social media agency in Spanish.
    A) Will depend on your niche, country and competition. We help US customers grow into the Spanish market and they usually can afford more services than someone in South America.
    B) Based on my experience so far, my best suggestion is this: outsource the content. Hire different freelancers: someone who will be a Content Expert and discuss and develop the strategy with the client for the first month, then research and write the content in a Sheets Content Calendar and pass it to a designer, who will make all the images and schedule them alongside captions into social media tools. I can recommend Hootsuite for Scheduling almost everything (Fb, Tw, IG, LI, G+) but Instagram, for which I'm using Busy.io which lets you schedule posts from PC (they actually post for you). A very important tool we use is BaseCamp for managing each client/project. You can have tasks to repeat automatically each week/month so each Freelancer will be notified by email when there's work, and you (or a supervisor) will be notified if someone hasn't deliver and figure it out. You can even create tasks for yourself to remind you of payments or auditing everything once in a while. If you pay by the hour, you can have a lot of people while keeping the costs relatively low. We use Hubstaff for tracking the hours everyone worked and even pay just hitting a button right there. If you integrate Hubstaff with Basecamp, and let your freelancers create tasks for each other, you'll be closer to automation and you will continue to grow. It takes in average 15 to 20 minutes to generate and schedule one high quality post for a targeted market, including the image. That's around 10 hours for a month of content, so do the math to know how to charge your clients.

    Ultimately, the quality of your services will depend on you, and how you assign work to the right people. I'm kind of ocd with spelling/grammar in Spanish (it's easier to screw up in Spanish and for people who love reading Spanish and find a punctuation mistake, is painful), so I have two journalists approve or reject each post, and I take a few minutes myself to go over those as well. You can hire a developer to make those kind of small tools for having your own "Tinder-like"content approval or rejection tool which will make your team's life easier and even allow you to supervise with just a few minutes. That's important: make your team's life easier.

    When hiring, keep trying different prospects and you will start growing a solid team.

    I wish you best of success!
     
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    KingOfCoins22 Newbie

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    So tai lopez ssma is a complete waste of time? or have you read further?

    So tai lopez ssma is a complete waste of time? or have you read further?
     
  7. joeychips14

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    So far been pretty basic. Although he has a cat named Joe Soto come on and that dude has some quality information. Am on part 1 at the moment. I have peeped a couple more courses of this nature and they can be found on feedurbrain.com for free actually. All you need is the nitroflare account.

    http://www.feedurbrain.com/forum/sh...-Local-Facebook-Ad-Agency&p=330703#post330703

    http://www.feedurbrain.com/forum/sh...-%96-Social-Media-Marketing-Agency(NOV-25-UP)