My least favorite part of being a freelancer is self-promotion. As a copywriter/journalist/blogger/social media marketer, it's tough to boil down what I do into a simple phrase or title.
When people ask, "What do you do?" I find myself tailoring my response to to best fit the person I am speaking with and which aspect of my work I think they'll most easily relate to.
I am making two big mistakes here:
MISTAKE No. 1: Judging that the other person will not "get" social media marketing is silly.