Using social media to empower Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Despite my passion for social media I haven’t always been adept at it and was a twitter virgin until The Assist Conference 2015. It is never too late to add a new string to your bow and social media seems to be the way forward for the future Assistant.

Are You Making These Social Media Mistakes

Office Dynamics

When asked about the most common social media mistakes that take job seekers out of the running for a position, 45 percent of human resources (HR) managers cited writing negative or inappropriate comments. View an infographic of the survey findings about social media mistakes.

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Infographic: Social Media Analytics

The Small Business Blog

Social media networks are awesome for small businesses, but if you are not using the right tools to evaluate what you are doing on them then you may not be getting the most from the experience. Business Infographics Infographic Social Media

Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

These days most of us will have some sort of social media account. If you have accounts set up on every social media channel (as I do) it can be a little overwhelming dealing with all of the stuff coming at you. Blog content: As you can imagine I follow a lot of blogs.

Infographic: Social Media Influence

The Small Business Blog

If your small business does not see the value of social media, it is probably losing out in some way. The majority of internet users are now on social media in some capacity or other – including an amazing 85% that use Facebook!

Becoming a Social Media Specialist

Practically Perfect PA

‘We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media; the question is how well we do it?’ One of the biggest changes I’ve seen is how social media now plays a crucial part in the role of an admin professional.

Infographic: Social Media Cheat Sheet

The Small Business Blog

If you’ve ever setup more than one social media page for your business, you’ll already be aware that each page requires very different image sizes and you won’t be able to get by with just one version of your logo.

Infographic: Social Media Usage

The Small Business Blog

Not every social media platform is used equally and that should be reflected in your social media marketing. Google+ recently became the second largest social network, but as the infographic below shows, that market penetration has not translated to increased usage.

Positive Social Media Interaction

The Small Business Blog

If you have an irate customer bad mouthing your business on social media, how would you respond? Business Advice complain complaint complaints social Social Media Social media for business social psychology

Using your social media skills at work

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few weeks I’ve been writing about social media and how best assistants can use it for their professional lives. Blogging. Does your company have a blog? Corporate Social Media.

Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Customers Rock!

This post is part of the Social ROI Blog Carnival at Think Customers: the 1to1 Media blog. Visit the blog carnival post “ Calculating the ROI of Social Media ” to check out the full list of posts from numerous well-known social media thought leaders.

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Do you think assistants should use social media for professional purposes? If you answered positively then yes you would be correct I think using social media for your professional development and networking is an absolute must!

How Social Media Helps Students Study

Dumb Little Man

Social media in education is a no-brainer and many studies and experiences have proven its efficiency. Studies reveal that more and more students like yourself believe that the technology they use to study should have the same format as social media.

Using social media when organising an event

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years the events industry have wholeheartedly embraced social media and assistants should also be doing this when they organise internal events for their businesses. Here are 6 examples of how social media can help you with the events you organise: 1.

Infographic: Social Media Timings

The Small Business Blog

If social media is just something you do as an afterthought when all your other business tasks are complete, it is not very likely that you are gaining much traction with it. Different social networks are popular at various times during the day or on different days throughout the week.

Do You Feel Lucky? You’d Better Be If You’re Using a Social Media Page as Your Business Website.

Tips From T. Marie

I know it must seem like such a good choice, after all, we’ve all heard about the sheer numbers of people on social media sites right? And by the way, those social media pages are free. Let’s start with the following: People abandon social media.

Top 5 Tips for Social Media #Hashtags

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Hashtags are widely used on social media, especially on Twitter, but have now been adopted by many other social media platforms too.

Top 5 Tips for Maximising ROI with Social Media

The Small Business Blog

Social media has become another one of those “must-do” daily tasks for the average entrepreneur. But how can you avoid simply wasting time on social media and maximise… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Maximising ROI with Social Media on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Small Business / SOHO Facebook Google Plus linkedin Social Media top 5 tips twitter

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. You can buy “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” here.

Five Easy Ways To Make Money From Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Making money with social media is no longer a myth. Social Media Manager. If you have had real success in getting people to notice, like, comment on or share your posts across social media platforms , then you already have the basic requirements. Companies that know how social media is no longer an option in the 21st century can hire you to manage their social media marketing campaigns, design social media strategy and manage their platforms.

Embracing Social Media for Business

The Small Business Blog

Social media sites are not longer just the realm of individuals, and those who regularly read my blog know I’m a huge advocate of the power of social media for small businesses. Many companies, from small businesses to multinational organisations, are embracing the benefits of social media marketing, and if your business isn’t you are really missing out! Here are a few ways to take advantage of social media for your business.

Social Media Basics for Bootstrap Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. What better way to do this than through social media?

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

If you are active on other social media platforms such as Twitter and don’t have a website you can add your LinkedIn profile. Write LinkedIn Pulse posts and share these on your social media platforms. Write your own blog and put the link in your profile.

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What You Can Learn from @Charter about Social Media

Tips From T. Marie

As a Virtual Online Technology Assistant and a small business owner who has had a good deal of success using social media I’m often asked by others about how to use social media successfully for their own businesses.

How to Make Powerful Connections Through Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Yet, for many, the full potential of social media eludes them. One of the most impressive benefits I’ve found from social media has come from making powerful connections with my idols, mentors, and people I looked up to.

Finding Out the Best Time for Posting on Social Media Sites

Dumb Little Man

As of writing, there are over two billion social media users. This makes social media an excellent way to interact with our users. This is also why over 90% of brands use up to three social media platforms for their marketing campaigns.

Strategies for Automating Some (Hopefully not All) of Your Social Media Content

Productive & Organized

I have been talking with people about social media a lot lately.    There is a lot of confusion and frustration about what to do and what not to do when it comes to social media.   The topic was on the social media mistakes that speakers make. 

Social Media, Experiences and the Fear of Missing Out

Small Business Labs

" While the experience economy gained some traction in the late 90s and early 2000s, the advent and success of social media has driven "experiences" into the mainstream. Food Trucks/Mobile Commerce social media trends

Small Business IT, SEO and Social Media Trends

The Small Business Blog

I just read one of the best blog posts by Dion Hinchcliffe about “The Big Five IT trends of the next half decade“ In my opinion Dion is spot on, you should read his blog post to gain a valuable insight not only from an IT perspective.

5 Ways To Be A Social Media Authority

Small Business CEO

Social media is an all - important avenue for all business types since business owners realize its worth. One could not count on their fingers how many gurus, specialists and trend setters there are in the world of social media.

Our Social Media and Tech Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Social Media and tech training course is two weeks away! The first course is for assistants who want to learn how social media, apps and office tech can help increase their productivity and career development.

Building an Integrated Social Media Dashboard

BioTeams

I have been looking for way to monitor and track all my websites/blogs plus all my social media accounts (linkedIN, Twitter etc) from a single dashboard. Not so - despite the abundance of great social media tools I found it surprisingly difficult to find one which met all my requirements. Social Networking

Four Ways Social Media Has Changed The Recruitment Process

Small Business CEO

Most workers are aware that their employers routinely check their social media profiles and have probably heard of a few news reports where certain social media activities have led to termination. Entrepreneurs Human Resources Social Media employee screening hiring

How Well Do You Manage Your Social Media Content Assets?

Productive & Organized

I was on the phone the other day with one of my private clients and we were talking about her social media strategy.    I barely have enough time to create my webinars and blog posts.  X main topics become individual blog posts (or articles).

What Can You Learn about Social Media from a Meteorologist? A Lot. My Interview with Brad Panovich (@WxBrad)

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Blogging & Social Media. Business Tips Is social media right for everyone? Blogging & Social Media Business Tips Can Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. make an impact no matter who/what you are? Example: has it changed the way meteorologists perform their jobs? Probably something you’ve thought very little about until now; most of us probably take for granted how we receive information about our weather.

How to treat bad comments on social media sites

Service Untitled

Social media customer service is the quickest way for organizations to handle customer complaints, but it’s for all the world to see and can definitely have some negative effects on a company’s reputation.

Why Your Business Blog is a Ghost Town

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Blogging & Social Media. Business Websites and Blogs You listened to the experts who said the best way to keep your website fresh and get noticed by Google was with a business blog. Blogging & Social Media Business Tips Business Websites and Blogs

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Why You Should Spend Less Time Focusing on Spreading Your Social Media Circle and More on Specialization

Andrea Kalli

Why You Should Spend Less Time Focusing on Spreading Your Social Media Circle and More on Specialization. . Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, LinkedIn – the mere mention of most social networks is enough to get a new media marketer working hard. But it’s also just as important to not be on social networks, particularly those which are of limited value to you as a marketer. Andrea Kalli Certified Internet and Social Marketing VA.

Assistants Can Use Social Media To Their Advantage

Office Dynamics

In today’s technology-centric workplace, many employers want employees to be savvy with social networking … especially in tech fields, marketing, public relations and media. Social Networking Tips. Here are just a few social networking tips to keep in mind.

Four Ways to Systematize and Simplify Social Media

Andrea Kalli

Here are a few ways to systematize and simplify your Social Media efforts. Social media ‘gurus’ have invested thousands of hours in their online brands, often losing track of more important metrics in the process. These four social media simplification strategies can help you escape the endless shouting match that many social platforms have become. Social media marketing is as much about opportunity cost as it is real results.