In Episode #212, Eric and Neil discuss the 7 ideal tasks to give your new marketing intern. Tune in and take note of how to maximize your intern’s time. These specific tasks will contribute to your company’s growth and improve your processes. Time Stamped Show Notes:
00:27 – Today’s topic: 7 Ideal Tasks to Give Your New Marketing Intern
00:35 – First task is to list out all your competitors and track their growth and activities using a spreadsheet on a daily and weekly basis
01:11 – You can check how your activities are comparing with your competitors
01:25 – The diminishing return explained
01:46 – Have an on-going link building process
02:00 – Use BuzzSumo to find the right people to reach out to
02:09 – Use BuzzStream to keep track of the report
02:30 – Your intern should focus on social media and respond to anyone who is upset in your space
02:45 – They don’t have to be necessarily picking on your product
02:50 – Helping out will build trust and royalty
02:57 – Do reporting
03:00 – Manual reporting is still a good way to do it
03:12 – Use Screenflow for screencasting to make records
03:38 – “Each week, have your intern talk to customers who signed up and 5 people who didn’t sign up”
03:54 – Keep in touch with those people and understand their user experience
04:10 – Make your intern boost Facebook posts or run basic ads using Facebook and Google
04:40 – Have your intern monitor Ahrefs for bad links
04:48 – The intern should update your bad links on a daily basis
05:17 – That’s it for today’s episode!
3 Key Points:
Having the right tasks to assign your intern will make their stay in the company worthwhile.
Your intern should focus on building your online presence—this can include reaching out to customers and being more engaged online.
Make your intern track growth and activities on a daily basis to see how you’re measuring up.
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