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12 Duties of a Social Media Manager

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Social media is not a fad, it is here to stay. Every day, more and more organizations are realizing its value and hiring Social Media Managers to increase brand awareness, to ensure that their marketing is reaching the largest possible audience and for many other reasons. Read on to find out 12 duties of a social media manager.

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1. Implements a social media strategy

A social media strategy doesn’t appear out of thin air. It needs to be developed. The social media manager will develop the plan and the parameters for the corporate social media strategy.  They will determine objectives, establish what needs to be accomplished and define how it will be done

2. Manages social media sites

Stale social media accounts can be bad for business and leave customers with the wrong impression. The social media manager will ensure accounts are updated on a daily basis and that messaging is timely and relevant. This…

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5 weird and wonderful world festivals

Weird Indeed

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Looking for a weird and wonderful event? There are hundreds of exciting, odd and – well, plain silly – festivals around the world providing any excuse for a celebration.  Here are five weird and wonderful festivals written by Andrea Crome  that you definitely won’t be disappointed with.  If you have more to add, then please leave a comment!

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Fallas Festival, Valencia, Spain

Fallas is the fire which is held in Valencia, Spain each year.  More than 300 monuments are created that reflect the strife’s that have occurred over the previous year, these monuments can cost up to €600,000 to create yet are all burnt down during the course of the festival.  There are loads of fireworks, music everywhere and processions throughout the city; this all goes on for for 2 days.

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Holi Festival, India

Known as the festival of colours this unique festival celebrates by throwing coloured dyes and coloured…

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News Update: Nigeria Suspends Gambian National Airline Over Ebola Virus

This is really getting out of hand….

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Nigeria has suspended the Gambian national airline from flying into the country, alleging “unsatisfactory” measures by the airline to contain the spread of Ebola virus, officials said on Sunday.

The “NCAA (Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority) has reviewed the measures put in place by your airline as contained in your letter of 30th July, 2014 and have found these measures unsatisfactory,” NCAA said in a letter to Gambia Bird Airlines.

“Consequently, your flights into Nigeria have been temporarily suspended with immediate effect until such a time that you are able to put in place acceptable and satisfactory measures,” said the letter, a copy of which was sent to AFP.

The contents of the airline’s letter to the NCAA were not disclosed.

NCAA is the government agency that serves as watchdog for all airlines operating in the country.

The Gambian national carrier flies to Lagos twice weekly. It also flies to other…

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Mauritius: Every moment is Magic

Magical indeed,,,,,

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Paved with spectacular coral reefs and alluring white sand clapped by crystal clear waters, Mauritius is no doubt the coveted getaway island solely made to enchant honeymooners. The island of Mauritius is rich in diverse mix of cultures and traditions that are reflected in both the architecture and cuisine. The island is not all sunsets and beaches although those are pretty amazing. There is also a lot to see and do during your honeymoon, if you can tear yourselves away from sun lounger or each other.

Set in the sparkling Indian Ocean this wonderful island has something for everyone, be it an adventure lover, water enthusiast or a shopaholic. Your honeymoon in Mauritius could be the experience of a lifetime as you and your spouse engage in delightful waters, sports, biking and safari adventures. If you want a quiet time, be rest assured that the abundance of less crowded beaches…

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