How To Nail Social Media and Influencer Marketing: The SME Edition

Dumb Little Man

I bet you’ve already read about social media and influencer marketing a lot. The truth is that social media marketing and influencer marketing are two branches where something can go wrong pretty easily. You’ll need a great email marketing and automation tool. The first one, because Facebook and Instagram are the most influential social media platforms and most people check a business online before trusting it.

2019 164

How Guy Kawasaki Manages His Social Media Presence

Ian's Messy Desk

It is a good insight into how “one” person, Guy Kawasaki , manages a large social-media presence. How I Post—A Social-Media Core Dump. Many people ask me how I manage my social media accounts (and others make stuff up rather than figure out what I do). Perhaps you may find some of my methods useful to help you get the most out of social media , too. There are some people you need to get out of your social media life.

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The 2013 Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide

Productivityist

This year I decided to offer holiday shoppers a bit more time to explore possible gift ideas for the productivity enthusiast — aka the "productivityist" — in their lives. The Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide for 2013 may be a long read, but it may just spark some gift ideas you hadn''t considered. This is my email client of choice ,regardless of platform. Plex Media Server. Using the free version of Dropbox is fine, but I''m suggesting you gift a subscription.

2013 78

Online Marketing Twitter Chat Plus a Chance To Win a $100 AMEX Gift Card

Small Business CEO

Some of the topics covered will be email marketing, local listings, online reviews, optimizing your website, social media, and more. In addition to gaining some great information, two lucky participants will be randomly chosen to each win $100 AMEX gift cards. Entrepreneurs Marketing Social Media giveaway online marketing twitterJoin our sister site, Small Business Trends, this Wednesday May 23rd for a Twitter chat.

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

  I hear it from my clients and workshop participants as well as my connections on social media sights.  Tame Your Email 1. Turn off email alerts when emails arrive in your inbox. Change the settings on your social networking sites that automatically notify you of new activity. Check your social networking sites only at specified times, preferably no more than once or twice a day. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2010 219

The Inbound Marketing Grader Examines Golf Instructor and YouTube Star Shawn Clement

The Solopreneur Life

Attract strangers, with blog posts, e-books, e-newsletters, podcasts, video, white papers, and social-media platforms. Close the leads and make them customers, using customer-relationship management, email, and workflows. He’s also a very gifted teacher. In the winter, Clement gives lessons at warm-weather locations, and I’d to be told about those, too, via email. Many/most solopreneurs spread themselves way too thin on social media.

2015 128

Marketing Tips For Mother’s Day

Dumb Little Man

billion for gifts to moms. Additionally, email messages may be triggered to customers who have made purchases on last year’s Mother’s Day. Create a Gift Guide. A gift guide created on the basis of personality profiles of moms would help a lot among indecisive customers to select gifts easily. Always try to include both affordable and pricey items in your gift guide in order to enhance the range for selection. Social media campaign.

2019 137

10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

Dumb Little Man

Pay attention to the emails you receive from major businesses like FedEx, Apple or Amazon. Avoid clicking on any links or attachments in the email until you confirm they are not sent from a malicious source. Scammers send these emails hoping you’ll click automatically, unaware that the contents are designed to steal important personal information. And those who can’t afford a Christmas vacation or expensive gifts may consider taking loans. Free Gift Cards.

2018 174

5 Ways to Give Your Business a Merrier Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

Send them your holiday newsletter rough draft and let them polish it up and add sparkle and shine before they send it out from your email marketing program ( Mailchimp , Aweber , etc.). Ask them to research client gift ideas and when you decide, have them order them for you. Have them design branded holiday images to use on your Facebook Page , Twitter and LinkedIn Profiles, and other social media sites.

2016 115

Bosses Day - October 16

The Office Professionals Place

Often times it is difficult to think of appropriate gifts for your supervisor, especially if the relationship has not been a positive one. Gift Cards You can’t go wrong with a gift card to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. So a gift card to their favorite restaurant or clothing store would be appropriate. “Thought Appropriate Gifts&# One year I got my boss an interchangeable, 3-D calendar to put on her desk.

2009 100

10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

This group got a gift certificate and were encouraged to go to the gym more often. Instead of wasting time on unnecessary things during your break, check your emails. With social media being our constant source of approval, one cannot resist checking their phone every five minutes. Instead, spend this time checking email and important messages only. There are only two ways to increase the output of your work.

2020 209

Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Productive & Organized

You have got to be on social media sites!!! Maybe you have decided that it is time to "hang it up" or "throw in the towel" because you've decided that social media is a waste of time. Maybe you've decided that social media is a waste of your time, or you are frustrated that it is not bringing the business you would like it to. However, there is a social alternative that is rich and prosperous. Email (build trust) 3.

2011 193

4 Steps to Gaining Control of E-Mail

45 Things

While you may have thought that was a tad bit early to be thinking of what you want from Santa this year, this latest story may have you thinking about what you'd like at the top of your gift list this year: An empty e-mail "in" box. However, they caution that just as e-mail has good — and bad — aspects, the same is true for another communication tool: social media.

2010 48

How To Find The Best Topic For Your Blog

Dumb Little Man

After listing your criteria down, you can use the wide range of social media platforms available today to get to know your readers. You can send them a gift that conveys the values of your blog. If you have the means, you can think of a bigger gift. Enter these keywords in Google Alerts and you will receive an email every time a fresh content related to those keywords are published. Being a blogger is a wonderful job.

2016 210

Contests: An Exciting Way to Attract Customers | Internet.

Andrea Kalli

This knowledge is the prime reason that using mass email marketing is nearly impossible. You see, when they are expecting something from you in their email they are more inclined to add you to their favorites list. This way you have gone completely around the spam filters that have been trashing your marketing emails. They will favorite you now and possibly forever, leaving you a wide-open path for future email marketing campaigns and contests.

2010 100

Paperless Post- Can E-Cards Work For Businesses?

Tips From T. Marie

Online technology is my thing, so I utilize electronic files, cloud storage, social media and email on a regular basis. I’m able to tuck a gift card inside of a traditional card, and as of right now, adding a gift to a Paperless Post card isn’t an option. Handwrytten (handwritten messages/gift cards enclosed, phone app), GreenEnvelope (invites), RedStamp (digital & paper cards, phone app), JustWink (digital cards by American Greetings, mobile app).

2018 100

Administrative Professionals Day 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration

Office Dynamics

There are chances to win great prizes, all you have to do is engage with the blog posts by commenting as well as sharing the post on social media. You will be notified by email each time we add a new entry to our blog. If you have strict corporate policies that restrict your from receiving gifts – don’t let that hold you back from participating.

2017 157

The Ins and Outs of Ezines

Step It Up VA Coaching

Between articles, e-newsletters, blogs, social media, and in-person networking, it’s a never-ending, time-consuming, necessary part of your business. First, you need to sign up for an email distribution service such as Constant Contact, Mailchimp, AWeber, or 1ShoppingCart. Add a sign-up box on your website and offer a free gift of some sort for signing up; invite people you meet to go to your website and sign up; ask your friends, colleagues, and existing clients.

2013 148

Why This Blog-a-Thon Will Change Your Career

Office Dynamics

There are chances to win great prizes, all you have to do is engage with the blog posts by commenting as well as sharing the post on social media. You will be notified by email each time we add a new entry to our blog. If you have strict corporate policies that restrict your from receiving gifts – don’t let that hold you back from participating. How do I tag you in my social media posts?

2016 120

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Turn off notifications for email, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media. Check email twice a day only. Keeping notifications on on your email client is a constant distraction as it breaks your focus on your current task. Check email twice a day only — once before lunch and once more before going off work. Get off social media. Checking and keeping up with social media can lead to much wasted time.

2017 181

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever. Customers and colleagues are using social media for business at alarming rates. I was always on-call, responding to emails within moments of receiving them and handling tasks quickly because I didn’t want to be a bottleneck in productivity. There were stints of tears and frustration followed by moments of righteous indignation, “How dare they send me this email so late?

2019 59

7 Ways to Make Money From Your Smartphone or Tablet

Dumb Little Man

These rewards (known as Swagbucks) can be redeemed for hundreds of prizes, including Visa gift cards and video games. Most of the tasks assigned to VAs are web research, emailing , posting content to blogs, updating social media accounts and customer service. You may see your smartphone and data plan as just another monthly expense. However, many cash-strapped smartphone users are turning their mobile devices into portable ATM machines.

2012 219

AZVAs the Podcast Episode 9: What 2010 tells us about 2011

Loosely Speaking

Post your questions in the usual places (below this post as a comment, on AZVAs facebook page discussion tab or wall, or sent as an email to ktcosmos-at-LooseEnds-dot-net). November, 2010 was to be our last scheduled podcast of seaason I, but Tara and I are excited to present an extra episode as our gift you! To receive an announcement by email when a new podcast is available, email ktcosmos@LooseEnds.net. November 2010 Podcast Program Notes.

2010 126

Giving Back – Share the Benefits

Make or Break Moments

I learned a great deal from her regarding social media marketing, organizing my time better and walked away with a lot of tools. June 20, 2010 Sheila Clover English , Social Network Committee Chair , International Thriller Writer’s Organization I didn’t know Sheila. So I emailed and said thank you and said – I’d love to return the favor – any thoughts? com as my email address).

2010 116

AZVAs the Podcast Episode 10: Creating a Business in the Practical Arts

Loosely Speaking

Kristin has generously offered a FREE GIFT to listeners of this episode (the deadline to get it is December 31, 2010). How to win this month’s prize : (1) leave your question as a comment at the end of this post; OR (2) post your question on the AZVAs Facebook page discussion tab or wall; OR (3) send your question to us via email to ktcosmos-at-LooseEnds-dot-net. To receive an announcement by email when a new podcast is available, email ktcosmos@LooseEnds.net.

2010 125

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever. Customers and colleagues are using social media for business at alarming rates. I was always on-call, responding to emails within moments of receiving them and handling tasks quickly because I didn’t want to be a bottleneck in productivity. There were stints of tears and frustration followed by moments of righteous indignation, “How dare they send me this email so late?

2019 40

4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

Dumb Little Man

Many of them sell all kinds of tickets at a discount, passes, gift cards, etc. Create a social trip. The magic formula you’ll figure out yourself is that it’s all about social traveling. All you need to do is start your research, make some phone calls, write emails and there you are. A self-created website, world of mouth, or social media? – Social Media. Perfect, but even if you are not, consider guest blogging in targeted media.

2016 159

43 Bullet Points on Personal Productivity

Productivityist

You may even find some of the points themselves odd, but if you find one that you think would be worth adding to your own approach, then I’ll consider it a gift both given and received. Take one day off a week from social media. Never forget to turn on your email vacation message…and preferably do so the day before you go on vacation. And be sure to send this email before you leave for vacation.

2017 69

An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

I saw it during the welcome reception, all day during the trainings, and as we finished, the admins were sharing emails, phone numbers, and business/personal cards to keep in touch. The process is both fun and stressful at the same time but seeing it all come to life on the website, in emails, and on printed materials is the best part. It’s a great place to find gifts for your co-workers or perhaps the person or people who are covering for you while you are away.

2018 123

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART I: AN EVENT OF DISTINCTION BEGINS

Office Dynamics

After so much anticipation, the Office Dynamics Conference, titled the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , opened on Tuesday evening September 30th with the Social Fusion Mixer. Although modern culture tries to tell us that being creative is a natural gift, Lisa challenged us to understand that it is simply another skill that can be learned and developed.

2014 151

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

We did a number of things: free video training series leading up to a tele class promoted via social media, email; jv partners helped us to promote; and. multiple emails with 'disappearing' bonuses as time passes. The biggest challenge I faced was with my prior business in the wholesale gift industry. Anyone that has ever launched a program or product knows that the entire process is kind of like running a race.

2012 163

Take the “Jingle” out of Holiday Stress

The Office Professionals Place

These events can cause undue stress because the pressure is on for the event to be as successful, the gift to be appreciated, or even for you to have some quality relaxation time. If you are planning the holiday party, there will be food, entertainment, gift giveaways, and possible employee awards and recognition. So that means refrain from checking email, or other tasks that are work related, it the holidays.enjoy! Keep gift giving simple.

Call For Help: Finding A Virtual Assistant

Productivityist

I felt that they were the best option based on my needs and budget, so I sent them an email and was scheduled to have a call with a within the next couple of days. She then asked me what tasks I felt I could pass on to my ZA, and was further impressed when I offered up some suggestions right off the bat, including: Handling my gateway email accounts on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Monitoring social media for Productivityist.

2014 75

It's Time to Kickstart the Year.Now!

Productivityist

I mentioned some of the contributors in The Productivityist.com Holiday Gift Guide last week, but I neglected to mention what each of these contributors are offering. The Ready Retreat Series digital workbooks focus on four different areas of personal productivity: task management, email management, idea management, and time management. Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact It’s Time to Kickstart the Year…Now!

2012 72

The golden rules of customer loyalty

Service Untitled

We must strive to deliver all that we have promised on our websites, in our flyers, and on social media. I treasure the shoe store where the salesperson knows me by name, knows what I like, and sends me a quick email when new merchandise comes into the store. Have a process formulated to thank your customers; whether you send out personal thank-you notes, email appreciation letters, small gifts, or coupons for discounts on subsequent business.

2013 63

Brick and mortar stores can still outdo Amazon with ‘Amazon Can’t Do That’

Service Untitled

As convenient as it was to shop on Cyber Monday, the news media burst with headlines displaying throngs of shoppers postponing their family turkey dinners to stand in line for incredible deals such as 50″ flat screen televisions for $199, kitchen appliances at hefty discounts, or the most popular toys being sold in record numbers at Toys R’Us on Black Friday. Use email, telephone calls, and live chats to help with service.

Reasons why work slowdowns can be good

Loosely Speaking

You could always spend more time networking on Social Media sites. But, if you do this at your office, you’ll be noticing that the office phone isn’t ringing, and that you aren’t getting any biz emails. Here are some other ideas on what to do with the some of that unexpected windfall of free time that comes with a work slowdown: Gave That ‘s post: “ 50 Simple Gifts to Give Yourself.&#

2008 100

You Can Be the Leader You Were Born to Be

The Office Professionals Place

Follow-up does not mean frequent phone calls, emails, meetings, or standing over someone’s shoulder. Show your appreciation for each team members’ efforts by taking them to lunch or at the end of the project give a gift of thanks or a certificate of appreciation. Join Me on My Social Media Networks " target="_blank" class="fb_share_link" onclick="return fbs_click()">Share on Facebook Simple template by Josh Peterson.

2009 116

If You Want Something Done, Thank Others for What They Do

The Office Professionals Place

One thing I have found that goes a long way are personal handwritten thank you notes and Starbucks gift cards. I sent her a personal note and a gift card to say thank you. Join Me on My Social Media Networks " target="_blank" class="fb_share_link" onclick="return fbs_click()">Share on Facebook Simple template by Josh Peterson.

2010 100

Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

How many social networks do you belong to?  Now, take a look at your business card, brochures or other social media profiles.    That often means that we are spending various amounts of time on a number of social media sites or niche sites along with the sites we have created for our own businesses.   Google profiles allow you to add multiple photos, large bio, and other social networking features. 

2011 216

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Here's a tip: you talk to, email several people a day. I teach classes to entrepreneurs and budding entrepreneurs, showing them how to take existing materials and turn them into entertaining videos & podcasts for sharing on social networks. The key to repurposing content is to think about what you're going to use it for ahead of time & consider how many ways you might want to use it so you product the content in the right media to begin with.

2011 217

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

When we got started a couple of years ago, we noticed that it was becoming increasingly difficult to separate the "signal" - i.e., personally useful information that you weren't necessarily ready to act on right away - from the noise, given the explosion of websites from brands and publishers, new discovery services and the rapid rise of social media and the real time web.   It is even part social network. 

2011 168

Best Ways to Boost Morale or Motivation - Make Sure to Add Yours!

Productive & Organized

I sent out an email to the whole team each day that I worked. I referred to the Legend of the Starfish, i.e., 'it matters to that one', in each email. would start the email. I asked each of them to email me one good thing to say about the others, compiled the emails and sent each person every praise their coworkers had given them without revealing who said what. Will a gift certificate do it? People that are motivated are more productive.

2011 215