Why Experience Matters in a Social Media Maverick

What do you look for in potential employees for your marketing firm? What skills do you find impressive? What traits do you have on your checklist? Hiring a professional for your marketing needs can be a tough task. While experience isn\’t everything, it can be a huge benefit when looking for your next social media maverick. These marketing veterans have a unique set of skills that a newbie may not be able to offer.

Adaptability is Important – While a unique personality is important, a good employee should also be able to adapt to the needs of the company. Experienced marketers now how to adjust to their employer\’s culture while still keeping true to their personal style

Old-School Tools meet New Age Outlooks – Many see old-school marketing techniques are seen as dated and antiquated. But these strategies can still be helpful to today\’s social media world. The key is to successfully combine a traditional approach with today\’s emerging world.

Problem Solving is a Learned Skill – Ingenuity and problem solving are some the most underrated skills in an employee. These tools can help discover creative solutions to adversity while also allowing you to examine an issue from every angle. This skill is one that is cultivated over time growing as you gain more experience in the business world. Seasoned professionals have learned how thoughtful problem solving can be the answer to many problems.

Grand Marketing Solutions is a professional firm based in Lake Bluff, IL. We specialize in helping our customers develop a strong strategy for their online marketing efforts with an emphasis in social media opportunities. We offer social media management for a number of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and more.

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by Katie Zurawski

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    We are proud to be partners with GMS. As an entrepreneur and small business owner, I value a relationship with a partner who is cut from the same mold. Grand Marketing Solutions understands what it takes to keep our company competitive in a ever changing market. They ask the right questions and treat our business as it was their own. With Grand Marketing Solutions as our partner we can focus on our core business while they execute on our marketing strategy. We have been with a handful of marketing firms over the years. Some were large, some were small, but none of them have had the impact that Grand Marketing Solutions has.
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