20 April 2023 |

156 – Why Social Media is NOT easy, with Dani Trevino

By Daniel Murray

How does a social media strategist who worked for top brands like Whataburger, Crayola, and Twitter think about overcoming some of today’s biggest challenges facing social media advertising?

This week, Dani Trevino chats with Daniel about the transition from macro-influencers to micro-influencers, why finding people who genuinely love your product is the best way to promote brand loyalty, and how to determine if you should bother hopping on the latest social media trend or not.

Then, stay tuned to find out why case studies and hands-on internships are the best way to learn whether agency or in-house life is right for you.

And thanks to our episode sponsor, Retention.

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0:00 Intro

3:40 Working for Major Brands

5:20 Biggest Changes in Social Media

8:37 Starting a New Role

10:29 Coolest Brand Strategies

16:13 When to Hop on the Trend Bandwagon

18:21 Short-Form Content

27:05 A Hill to Die On

33:38 Words of Advice

35:54 Find Us on Social