7 Social Media Management Business Success Stories [2023]

7 Social Media Management Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Social Media Management Business

Similar to virtual assistants, social media managers offer various services, including but not limited to:

  • Developing a marketing strategy based on clients’ goals
  • Setting up social media accounts
  • Posting on behalf of their clients
  • Coming up with strategies for increasing client’s social media following
  • Marketing analysis.

To become a social media manager, know the various platforms and understand how they work so you can develop strategies that help clients reach their goals.

The beauty of working as a social media manager is that you can define your work schedule and choose what niches to work on.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a social media management business:

1. Social Media Manager Society ($180K/year)

Amanda Shepherd (from Las Vegas, NV, USA) started Social Media Manager Society over 2 years ago.

$15K / month
1 founders / 1 employees

Case Study

I’m Amanda Shepherd, the owner and lead mentor at the Social Media Manager Society. Aside from social media consulting to businesses in the food, beverage, and hospitality industries, I created a program to teach other women how to run successful social media businesses so they can have the time and financial freedom they’ve always wanted!

I quit my 9-5 and in one year made almost $100,000 working an average of four hours per day - and still growing!


2. Kontentino ($2M/year)

Bohumil Pokstefl (from Bratislava, Slovakia) started Kontentino about 7 years ago.

$167K / month
1 founders / 45 employees

Case Study

Bohumil Pokstefl is the CEO & Co-founder At Kontentino, the most intuitive social media management tool for agencies and their clients.

As the Co-Owner of Kontentino, Bohumil Pokstefl ensures the team builds a valuable social media tool for marketing teams.

In 2016, he returned to his homeland, Slovakia, and took over Kontentino when it was the only MPV with few users.

Since taking over, Bohumil has built an amazing team and scaled Kontentino into the most human-friendly social media tool, used by 6,000 + ad agencies and brands worldwide.

Kontentino’s team innovates based on plenty of feedback generated from users daily. The team members prove concepts and ideas based on user feedback. In addition, their teams do not work in silos! The team members understand where the company is heading and its challenges.

Kontentino's Success Indicators:

  • 10% MRR comes from enterprise clients, and 90% is from SMB mid-market.
  • The company has built a large customer base in Central Europe through word of mouth.
  • Kontentino plans to increase revenue per acquisition to $350 per month.
  • 2.3M by the end of 2022 and hopes to reach $15 million in the next two years.
  • To grow much faster, the company is seeking strategic partners to help them tackle growth challenges.


Learn more about starting a social media management business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a social media management business?
-> Pros and cons of a social media management business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established social media management business

Other resources

4. The Viral Touch

Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know.

  • Business rank: #4

Check out their full website ➜

5. Agorapulse

An easy to use social media management software that allows you to drive engagement and build authentic relationships on one platform.

  • Website traffic: 890K/month
  • Business rank: #6.29K

Check out their full website ➜

6. Sendible

Elevate your brand story on social media. Efficiently craft tailored posts for each platform and collaborate with your clients and teams.

  • Website traffic: 270K/month
  • Business rank: #13K

Check out their full website ➜

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