Q&A with Shanté Part 2: Getting Fired, Burnout/Anxiety, Terrified of Talking to Clients, & More! [ep. 80]


June 7, 2024



Here’s what you can expect from this episode:

Feeling that twinge of anxiety about client calls or the nagging fear they might let you go? You’re definitely not in this boat alone. As we wrap up our Q&A—and yes, you’ve read that right, the close of Season 1—I’m here to tackle these topics head-on.

We’ll unpack strategies to handle burnout and anxiety, calm those fears of being fired over a few underperforming posts, and muster the courage for those nerve-wracking client discovery calls. Plus, I’ve got some personal news to share about exciting developments at my agency and what’s in store for the eagerly awaited Season 2.

So buckle up and prepare for valuable insights on the questions you really want to know. Let’s dive into the Finale of Season 1 with a bang!

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Topics covered:

  • My personal strategies for managing burnout, including therapy, medication and time for self-care
  • How to set realistic client expectations regarding content performance
  • How to communicate your value to your clients beyond metrics
  • How to embrace mistakes as learning opportunities
  • Why you should utilize scripts and be prepared when taking your calls with clients
  • The best ways to gracefully exit a client relationship without burning bridges

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More about Social Media Manager Confidential:

The Social Media Manager Confidential is a podcast for social media managers who want realistic, positive, and insightful resources so they can build an ethical, money-making business that supports their lifestyle goals. Each week, your host Shanté Gorman (that’s me) and my guests will share strategies & content tips, what we do and don’t love about working in the industry, and give transparent advice about running a social media management business. We’re dishing on the ins and outs of the social media management world without any of the gatekeeping that can come along with it. You’ll learn, you’ll laugh, and you’ll leave each episode inspired.

I was a broke single mom turned founder of a multi 6-figure social media management agency and I mentor social media managers working on creating agencies of their own.

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Q&A with Shanté Part 2: Getting Fired, Burnout/Anxiety, Terrified of Talking to Clients, & More! [Season 1 Finale]

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