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. I am constantly trying to figure out the best way to organise my social media so that I don’t miss out on that interesting article, great picture or funny update. I always find it is best to sign up to the blog RSS via email.

Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

Dumb Little Man

It is now universally accepted that social media is an addiction more harmful than cigarettes, alcohol, and hard drug. The entire gamut of social networks works as sugar-coated poison. This article aims to show you the bad side of social media. And for this purpose, we have divided the content into five major parts: Social, Political, Psychological, Health, and Financial. Social. The overdose of social media has created this disconnect.

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15 social media and technology trends for 2015

Practically Perfect PA

Be fun but be professional when using Social Media. But it is still worth reiterating every year that social media should be used responsibly, especially as more and more people are using the various platforms. If you do look after your organisation’s social media it is important that you think of new ways to express your messages visually. This is an oldie but a goldie and it is still going to be the top tip for all social media users in 2015.

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. I know a lot of business are still banning certain websites and it can be difficult to change the executive management’s mind when it comes to using social media at work but if your company is embracing all of the positive aspects of Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook etc. Corporate Social Media.

AZVAs the Podcast: Social Media Success Stories

Loosely Speaking

You can subscribe to our newsletter VA Connections here: Contents of this episode: Discussion/Announcements/Tips: Tara and Katie discuss tips for creative and effective use of social media. Arizona Time: “Social Media for Local Businesses&# webinar taught by Craig Cannings.

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! 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? You can buy “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” here.

Using Social Media for Product Launches

Andrea Kalli

While thousands of marketers battle for the best PPC advertising spots, conversion rates, and lowest bid prices, smart marketers are building communities, fostering organic support, and launching their products to ultra-cheap promotion through social media.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

With such a wide divide in opinion, it is important that you base your social media spending (of time, of course) on campaigns that actually work. But how can you test your social media campaign for effectiveness? This is because social media is built on relationships.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

With such a wide divide in opinion, it is important that you base your social media spending (of time, of course) on campaigns that actually work. But how can you test your social media campaign for effectiveness? This is because social media is built on relationships.

Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

Productive & Organized

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Check out this great tool | Main | Getting Organized Helped Me Find Health and Lose 65+ Pounds » Can You Define Social Media Clutter?   JaniceSimon   What clutters up Twitter -- convos between people who should either DM, email or talk on phone & those who repeat post several x's per day. If you are reading this in email, click on the title to be taken to the blog and share your comments there!)

Using Social Media for Product Launches | Internet Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

While thousands of marketers battle for the best PPC advertising spots, conversion rates, and lowest bid prices, smart marketers are building communities, fostering organic support, and launching their products to ultra-cheap promotion through social media.

Administrative/Clerical: Social Media is Here to Stay

Office Dynamics

Social media has the power to connect professionals and consumers, making it a valuable tool in everyday business operations. For administrative and clerical professionals, social media can streamline communication and increase discourse. By working social tools into your everyday workflow, you can increase productivity and reduce your phone-based communications. Although it may have initially seemed like a passing trend, social media is here to stay.

Social Media Creates Productive Employees

Catch Friday

Generations of today have been so familiar with social sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin and blog sites. In the corporate world, social media can affect the productivity level of the employees in a positive or negative way. But surprisingly, there is a substantial effect that social media is bringing to the workplace. Being active in social sites and their desire to communicate outside the workplace has enabled them to do a variety of tasks all at once.

Social Media is Not About Direct Marketing

Andrea Kalli

It is hard to tell, but it seems like their overall social media presence is highly profitable, not just in customer service savings but in the direct effects of their flight sales and upgrade purchases. Social Media is Not About Direct Marketing Rating 3.00

Why Get Involved With Social Media? - Will Paccione

Office Dynamics

Will is an enthusiastic advocate of all social media facets and a social media consultant with experience in teaching individuals and businesses how to utilize social media the right way. Social Media is the same thing. Networking Technology

Social Media Optimization Simulator Game

BioTeams

One of the biggest challenges for any Enterprise today is Social Media Optimisation, defined as "a set of methods for generating publicity through social media, online communities and community websites." Email Marketing. Tags: Social Networking

7 Tools For Measuring Social Media Marketing ROI

Small Business CEO

Social Media is going crazy viral as each day passes. Nowadays, it seems that everybody and their mothers use different social networking sites for a variety of purposes. Sadly, 84% of those using social media do not measure ROI.

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Add your LinkedIn profile to your email signature. 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. Be social and engage. It’s not called social media for nothing. Check updates from your network as you may spot opportunities which may be perfect for you or other connections.

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Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Over the course of just three years, once powerful newspapers were reduced to specks on their former image, and social media services took over as the most frequent and powerful platform for internet users to find out just what was going on.

Social Media: Is Visibility All There Is To It?

Small Business CEO

Since the inception of social networking sites, entrepreneurs harnessed it to maintain business relationships and attract new customers. Marketing has taken on a whole new meaning once social media became prevalent, especially for small businesses.

Why Get Involved With Social Media? - Will Paccione

Office Dynamics

Will is an enthusiastic advocate of all social media facets and a social media consultant with experience in teaching individuals and businesses how to utilize social media the right way. Social Media is the same thing.

Time Spent on Social Networks Exploding; Email and IM Fading

Small Business Labs

Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.

Behind the Social Media Curtains: Virtual Assistants

Denise Aday

Perhaps that explains some of his grumpiness regarding the use of virtual assistants in social media. But… I agree with much of what he said in his post yesterday, “Looking Behind the Curtains on the Social Media Stage: Humans Don’t Scale&#. But there are aspects of social media that virtual assistants can handle that free clients up for more of that intended 1:1 interaction.

Four Social Media Strategies Small Businesses Can Use to Beat.

Andrea Kalli

Now, thanks to social media, it is something that can really happen for small, efficient, and ultra-effective internet businesses. Rather than reaching out to potential customers through social media, they favor a mass media approach — banner ads, pop-ups, and email lists.

Inside Ness – the Network for Essex Support Staff

Practically Perfect PA

As someone born and bred in Essex I am so pleased that we have a network connecting PAs in the area. Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? Seek out a mentor and join a professional organisation and relevant networks. About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? Essex has been lacking a network, the odd one or two have popped up over the past few years, but they for various reasons fallen by the wayside.

10 Tips For Integrating Social Media Into Your Marketing Mix

Small Business CEO

For most small businesses, social media should be one weapon in your arsenal - not your entire marketing strategy. Look for smart ways to integrate social media into your current marketing efforts. Here’s some tips for smart social media integration. Always connect the dots - link back to your website from all your social media profiles. Where possible back up the contacts you make on social networks.

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years there are plenty more online communities and in more recent times we have taken networking to a whole new level with local networks, organised by assistants, springing up all over the place. I thought it would be great if we had a little space on Practically Perfect PA dedicated to these awesome networks and I thought it would be even better if we found out a little more about the assistants who start up the groups. The PAs behind the Network.

Bioteams develops unique Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator

BioTeams

I am pleased to announce the development of a unique Business Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator which provides a simple but scientific approach to developing clear and credible forecasts of the impact including financial benefits of social media campaigns before they are undertaken. Click this link to access the free version of the Business Social Media Impact Forecasting Simulator. Social Networking

Inside the Guernsey PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? I would also recommend joining a local PA network. This will mean that you get to meet other PA’s from all sectors and you will be able to network and develop. I can keep up to date with the Guernsey PA Connect website and emails, my personal and work emails, along with always being able to call anyone if I need to. About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network?

TheMarq: Social Media Not a Panacea

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Social Media Not a Panacea Some will find this as no surprise: social media is NOT the answer to every challenge in business. Theres no real business value in such postings, though some may argue there is personal historical and social value. In other words, social media has begun to act as the new delivery system for critical information as quickly as someone witnesses it and can post it online.

Looking for Fresh Content for your Internet or Social Media Marketing Virtual Assistant Business?

Andrea Kalli

Once I started adding quality articles with relevant and fresh content related to my business on my blog, in article directories, and on social sites I began to see a substantial increase in new business. and Social Marketing Article Packs. Established VAs and VA teams that have just added social marketing to their list of services. Graduates of VAClassroom’s Internet Marketing VA Certification and Social Marketing VA Certification courses. Email Marketing.

Looking for Fresh Content for your Internet or Social Media Marketing Virtual Assistant Business?

Andrea Kalli

Once I started adding quality articles with relevant and fresh content related to my business on my blog, in article directories, and on social sites I began to see a substantial increase in new business. and Social Marketing Article Packs. Established VAs and VA teams that have just added social marketing to their list of services. Graduates of VAClassroom’s Internet Marketing VA Certification and Social Marketing VA Certification courses. Email Marketing.

Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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Using LinkedIn effectively

Practically Perfect PA

As I’ve said many times over the last few weeks I really do think assistants should be using social media to enhance all aspects of their career and LinkedIn is a great place to start if you are new to the world of social networking. You are on there for business opportunities and networking so you never know where that chance might come from. Network in real life too. LinkedIn is the Facebook of the business world.

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Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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Is Your Networking Fishy Enough?

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! 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? Is Your Networking Fishy Enough? E-Mail me or follow me.

Do Small Businesses Still Need a Website?

Small Business Labs

Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.

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How to survive customer service blunders in the world of social media

Service Untitled

I heard the term “social vampire” in 2005 when it referred to a person who more or less attached them self to someone and piled on attention until they felt that the person they were endowing with excessive flattery liked them in return. Of course the answer is yes, but for the most part the best way to handle a customer complaint online, by phone, by email, or in person, is to stop and listen. Never let a “social vampire” bait you.

Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter.

Productive & Organized

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed | Main | Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products (and maybe win some stuff too) » Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists? Click to get posts as we publish Prefer less email?

Gmail Email Management: Create Filters and Labels for Quick and Easy Email Organization

Office Organization Success

We all know that email is a huge source of overwhelm for many solopreneurs, and also one of the biggest time drains. However, email is essential to a solopreneur’s success, so you have to find a way of organizing your emails. If organized properly you’ll quickly and easily be able to: Focus on the top priority emails first. Skim your emails and see which ones need your attention. I have access to all of my emails! To a specific email address.

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Is Facebook Replacing Traditional Websites?

Small Business Labs

Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social. The club offers great networking opportunities. Email productivity expert,speaker and author. thepahub: A great professional network in Yorkshire for PAs and EAs. Social Media Technology

Can Virtual Assistants provide social networking support?

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Can Virtual Assistants provide social networking support? Social networking became the trendiest way to stay connected in 2008. She offers training and support in many services, including social networking.

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