What skills do you need to be a director?

What skills do you need to be a director?

The best people to hire are those with a history of making quality content. They know how to build something with quality content on both sides of the aisle. They don’t like being lied to and they don’t have an ego, so they won’t be afraid of letting someone else build the content for them. They also have high empathy for their audience and a willingness to push the boundaries of acceptable content within a social context. Being a social media person can be a skill!

How well do you know the internet?

What did you know about “internet people”?

How well do you know the internet?

A lot of directors hate their job. They have to learn new technologies and they have trouble following along on social media. What I love about social media is that it allows me to take on new challenges, be exposed to new ideas, and see what other people are doing in different online contexts. I also get to know people who work at the company and learn to identify challenges and opportunities here and there.

Do you follow the trends?

Social media trends can really help you to identify trends. What’s the new thing happening in the industry that you should be aware of? Are there new trends that are being missed? How has your content been chosen? If you are using LinkedIn then you can get an idea of who is talking about the content you put out there.

Do you have any favorite social media channels? What is your go to social media outlet?

In the past I used Facebook on a mostly regular basis, but now it’s Instagram and Twitter because now I’ve got the Instagram for Facebook.

What’s your go to social media outlet?

The one I use most is Periscope, it’s so much easier.

Do you follow the trends?

A good question. It’s hard to say, but I usually follow trends for the best content. Not necessarily the most original content, but content that has the best potential of working with the social media of today. For example, I think about Twitter trends now because I know so much about Twitter and now we have the option to take a look. That way you can check out how your content in 2016 is impacting social media in 2016 and if you want to see your content in a new light, maybe check out a trending topic or what someone else is talking about.

What do you think of influencer marketing?

I would never advocate that. You don