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.

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

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Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

These days most of us will have some sort of social media account. Most often it is Facebook, followed closely by LinkedIn and Twitter. I probably spend more time organising my social media than I do actually engaging in it but I am an assistant after all!

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!

Social Media Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

Small Business CEO

As small business owners begin marketing their company on social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and the like, it’s easy to go overboard when attempting to build your fan base and convert them into customers.

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.

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.

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. Corporate Social Media. Facebook?? So lots of ways you can add value using your personally developed social media skills.

Customer Service Through Social Media: The game has changed

Customers Rock!

Harry is with Useful Social Media , and I will be presenting at their New York Conference on Social Media and Customer Service next week. The rise of social media has changed customer service beyond recognition.

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.

5 Tips to Use Social Media for eLearning Content

Dumb Little Man

So you want to promote your eLearning content on social media. These days, everyone and their mother is trying to promote their business on social media. It’s not as easy as it looks, so here is some actionable advice you can use to reach your social media goals. The post 5 Tips to Use Social Media for eLearning Content appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Well, you’re not the only one.

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! Facebook: Practically Perfect PA.

How to Use Social Media and Stay Productive

Productivityist

Let me start with a confession: I really like to use social media. I don’t like to use news websites or watch the news on TV, so social media is my main source of information. Working as a content writer, I also use social media to find out the challenges people face. However, there have been times where I been a little too engaged with social media platforms. My Strategy For How I’m Scaling Back Social Media.

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

Tips From T. Marie

Businesses who are using a Facebook Page rather than their own website. 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.

Why Use Social Media While in Transition?

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freund Alex Freund Career coacing Facebook landingexpert LinkedIn Social Media TwitterStarting around 2008, many organizations’ human resources departments needed to eliminate their own staffs, and thus many of the traditional human resources functions got bounced over to the respective hiring managers.

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

Using Social Media to Build Relationships

Customers Rock!

A lot of businesses love social media because they feel it helps them spread the word about their organization and what they do. I predict this will be a big focus for social media in 2012. As anyone in social media knows, not everyone is your friend online.

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? Entrepreneur, Shama Kabani (formerly Hyder) also believes in social media marketing.

REAL TALK about social media

Loosely Speaking

Even though the big three (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) have been around for more than a few years, conventions and best practices for their use still seems like a hot topic. Social media WOWS!

Top 5 social media tips for small businesses

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Top 5 social media tips for small businesses appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) – Limited by time and resources, Canadian small business owners often view having a presence on social media channels as a daunting task.

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.

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.

Pinterest: The Underestimated Social Media Channel you Should be Using

Small Business CEO

Pinterest is one of the five biggies in social media, but despite this, quite often it’s not used by businesses. … Social Media pinterest social media channel

Social Media Wows!

Loosely Speaking

Everybody is using one or more of the social networks these days. Virtual Assistant Resources best uses of twitter creative uses of social media great uses for linkedin how to use facebook creatively most effective uses you've seen for social networking

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Did you know that LinkedIn users are statistically 4 times more likely to visit your website than Facebook users? If you are active on other social media platforms such as Twitter and don’t have a website you can add your LinkedIn profile. Be social and engage.

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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? What better way to do this than through social media? E-Mail me or follow me.

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.

Is Your Social Media Campaign Falling on Deaf Ears?

Small Business CEO

In the event you’ve orchestrated a social media campaign and it has fallen on deaf ears for the most part, there is a reason to focus in on as to why that’s the case. Presumably, your company’s reasoning for using social media in the first place is more than likely at fault.

How to Use Facebook for Your Business

The Small Business Blog

As Facebook has grown, so have the opportunities and challenges for businesses to get in front of their ideal consumers. With over 800 million users worldwide, it may be the most highly trafficked social media site.

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. Facebook.

How to Make Powerful Connections Through Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Last year Facebook passed up Google for the most visited site in the world. Yet, for many, the full potential of social media eludes them. Before you can make connections through social media you have to know who you want to connect with.

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. 

Why Surveys Show Wide Differences in Small Business Social Media Use

Small Business Labs

You many have noticed that different surveys show very different small business social media usage rates. They also show very different views on how effective social media is for small businesses. For example, the Wall Street Journal article Facebook Tops for Small Business reported on a survey that found small businesses quite positive about social media.    social media

The Millennials’ Mania Over Social Media

Dumb Little Man

The way they take back steps to evaluate their social media use, which platforms they should use, and what content they want to have access to can greatly affect the way social media works. The Millennials’ Take on Facebook. Facebook started out as a social platform for college students. According to a recent survey, 41% of millennials still use Facebook every day. But, despite the statistics, the universality of Facebook still stands out.

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

27% of Small Businesses Using Facebook

Small Business Labs

Network Solutions recently released its 2010 State of Small Business report and it has lots of interesting information, including data on social media usage by small businesses.   You may wonder why this survey shows lower social media usage than other surveys? 

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.    Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , Quora and the list goes on and on!  To your social media success!

Will Facebook Replace Traditional Websites?

Small Business Labs

There's some really interesting data in the Network Solutions State of Small Business report on the impact of social media on traditional websites.    When asked how social media usage is impacting their spending plans on their traditional websites, 62% of small businesses said that social media didn't change their spending plans for the coming year.  27% social media

Social Media, Joint Venturing and Building a Kick Butt Workshop Speaking Biz

Productive & Organized

We also connected via Twitter, LinkedIN and Facebook and she is a member of my secret Productivity Pros group on social media too.   That is what social media can do for you if you truly connect on an authentically you level!