One of the most common questions we get when people ask about social media management is, “What exactly is a social media manager supposed to do?”

We know they tweet a lot, Facebook a lot, and chat along a seemingly mundane and endless string, but what do they actually do?

Our friends at SocialCast put together this entertaining and yet eerily realistic Infographic about the hectic schedule that a good social media manager follows on any given day. Social media seems like fun and games to outsiders, but those in the trenches know it’s not only a constant grind, but also one that requires both creativity and empirical thought.

Written by JD Rucker
+JD Rucker is Editor at Soshable, a Social Media Marketing Blog. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, and founder of Dealer Authority. He drinks a lot of coffee, usually in the form of a 5-shot espresso over ice. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.