As you know, the life of a Social Media Manager can be quite busy. Your days are jam-packed with content creation, scheduling, organizing – the list could go on and on. It’s hard to find time in that busy schedule to keep up with the latest trends and chat with like-minded people in your industry.

But, don’t sweat it! We’re here to save you a little bit of time in your crazy life. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of Facebook Groups that can help you stay in know and network!

1. Life in Social by HeyOrca!

Life in Social by HeyOrca!

First and foremost, we have our own Facebook group that we think is pretty awesome. Life in Social is a community for Social Media Marketers and agency professionals (and anyone living life on social media) to share tactics, helpful insights and network. It’s a space where you can learn from one another and become better marketers! We love sharing social media news, industry trends, and different thought-provoking questions that can stir up the conversation. It’s a great place to collaborate with like-minded individuals.

2. The Daily Carnage

The Daily Carnage

The Daily Carnage is a community that brings you the freshest news, tools, tips and tactics in the marketing world. The Facebook Group has over 16,500 “Carnies” and growing! It’s an incredible space to ask for advice, share tips and tricks, and of course the best memes. The group will also share the good and the bad when it comes to advertisements and that stirs up some fun conversation amongst the community. If you’re looking for a good laugh but also a nice mix of social media marketing content, The Daily Carnage is for you!

3. Social Media Geekout

The Social Media Geekout was created and is led by Matt Navarra who has previous clients such as BBC, United Nations, Pinterest, Sainbury’s, UK Government, and more. Geekout is a place for support and geeky chat about all things social media-related such as new features, tips, tricks, industry news, insights, deals, jobs, events and, of course, memes! If you enjoy the content within Social Media Geekout, Matt also curates his own newsletter called Geekout! Check it out here.

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4. Become a Social Media Manager by Rachel Pederson

Back in 2015, Rachel Pederson got the itch to become a Social Media Manager and started working to secure clients. Within 5 months, she replaced her income from her 9-5 job, left her job, and scaled quickly to a successful and incredibly rewarding clientele. Rachel started this Facebook Group to have a safe place for Social Media Managers to connect and grow in their careers. Rachel hit the 6-figure mark in her career and founded Social Media University which has quickly turned into the best training for Social Media Managers. With this training, you will secure clients to advanced growth hacking.

5. Social Media Marketers Social Club by Hubspot

Hubspot Facebook Group

Social Media Marketers Social Club is a Facebook group run by Hubspot. This group brings Social Media Marketers together as a community to discuss trends, share insights, and ask questions to advance their social marketing knowledge. The group is meant for anyone! You could be a highly experienced marketer, or, you could just be starting out in the industry. The Social Media Marketers Social Club is there to guide you through the industry with other like-minded people.

6. The Agency Exchange by Sprout Social

Sprout Social Facebook Group

Do you work in an Agency and you’re finding it hard to connect with other link-minded people? We got you! The Agency Exchange by Sprout Social is a community of agency professionals collaborating on all things digital marketing and social media. The group is a place to talk about #AgencyLife, what’s new and next for agencies, to connect with others in the industry, and to share inside tips for how to win for agencies and for your clients. You do not need to be a Sprout Social customer to be a member of the group! Anyone and everyone are welcome.

7. #HigherEdSocial

HigherEdSocial Facebook Group

Thanks to Life in Social member, Seth Birch, for introducing us to #HigerEdSocial! Are you in the education sector and struggle with your social content? Look no further! This Facebook Group is a collaborative space for those in the social media marketing industry but also targeting the higher education audience. The group was created by Kasandrea Sereno as a place for Higher Education Social Media managers to assist each other with best practices and the latest trends/tips. If you’re looking to take your educational social game to the next level, definitely join #HigherEdSocial.

Instead of scouring the internet for the latest trends and industry news for hours on end, save yourself some time and join these Facebook Groups. Trust us, you won’t regret it! If you’re looking to start a career in Social Media Marketing or you are already in the industry and you want to keep up with all of the latest trends, definitely explore these Facebook groups and level up! Now that you’ll be experts in social, check out the best times to post on social!

Did we miss a Facebook Group? Let us know what groups you’re a part of by sending alyssa@heyorca.com an email.

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