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.

Social Media Marketing Tips To Grow Your Presence Online

Dumb Little Man

Social media is the best way to connect with millions of people around the world. This also makes social media a crucial part of your future online marketing strategy. While you are on social media, you should know how to grow your online presence.

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Does Social Media Work for Sales and Marketing?

Small Business Labs

Gallup has caused quite a stir with a survey showing that social media has little to no impact on the purchasing decisions of most consumers.   The key study chart study, which shows 62% of consumers responded social media has no impact on their purchasing decisions, is below.

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.

Social Media Causing Depression and Anxiety: Is It True?

Dumb Little Man

Social media was designed to make interaction a lot easier. But today, when we look closely, we are socially awkward. This is why social media causing depression and anxiety isn’t surprising. Social media is silently taking away our happiness without us realizing it. Social media enables us to portray what we want others to think of us. They were both influencers on social media, with thousands of people watching them.

Featured Soloist Amy Pryor: “Embrace Social Media”

The Solopreneur Life

I think the best thing so far has been getting involved in social media. So far, all of my sales and my art classes are from my personal network. Spending time with those media has allowed me to interact with people I would never had met otherwise.

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.

Is Your Business Still Ignoring Social Media?

The Small Business Blog

Social media is arguably one of the greatest things to have ever happen to small businesses. In terms of what can be achieved with a great social media campaign, it puts even the smallest business on a level playing field with its larger competitors. Despite the compelling power of social media, many small businesses are simply unable to see all of the potential benefits that they could derive from it. Social media is important for branding purposes.

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

On The Job

We thought social media would be cheaper and would reach our exact target since most public-relations professionals are participating in it." If they pique my interest on social media, then I'll call and have a conversation."

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.

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.

23 Small Business Social Media Dos and Don’ts

Small Business CEO

For cash strapped small businesses social media can be a cheap and effective way to promote your business/brand and increase revenue. At the same time many SMBs don’t properly utilize social media or ignore it altogether. Do be active on your social profiles.

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?   I do post the same thing more than once in a day because I have found that my over 7000+ followers are from all over the world and they look at their social networking sites at different times.  Comments Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

Social Network Tips for Assistants

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.

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. 

The Seven Things I Love About Social Media

Make or Break Moments

Blogging – sharing my thoughts about customer service and learning from others about topics I’m interested in. So what are your favorite things about social media? Staying tuned in – to what my network members are doing, professionally and socially. Reconnecting with our past is an awesome use of social media! And you are a great one for connecting with peers and networking on the net.

Social Media: So, What Is It for People in Transition?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Social Media: So, What Is It for People in Transition?

What Social Media Metrics Matter for Your Local Business

Small Business CEO

Local businesses tend to understand the inherent importance of metrics, but when it comes to social media platforms, it can be confusing to figure out what’s most important. As you hang out in the social space that is the internet, you will start to find cheerleaders and fans.

Is Using Social Media at Work a Good Idea?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, July 22, 2010 Is Using Social Media at Work a Good Idea? Do you think its OK to use social media at work?

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

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.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

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.

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. Employees have learned to practice a higher level of their multitasking abilities especially those in their 20’s and 30’s.

How Assistants Can Use Social Networking

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.

Antisocial Media: The Opposite of Social Media

Small Business CEO

Engaging with the media in an interactive manner is no longer a “nice to have&# - it is a necessity. More often than not, “just enough&# is anti-social, if not anti-business. In the not so rare scenario above, social media is a dreaded activity.

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." To run the Social Media Optimization Simulator Game.

Maximizing Social Media Use for Business

Catch Friday

You can maximize the use of social media for public relations. Make sure that you initiate as well as participate in social conversations. This is why it is important that when you use social media for business that you really learn to listen. This is also the reason why when using social media such as Twitter, it is important to have a real person manage your accounts. You will also learn more about your audience.

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.

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

A place to come, learn and realise that there was at least one other PA that felt the same way you did and was facing the same every day issues you were (and some of the triumphs too!) First up we have the Edinburgh PA Network. The PAs behind the Network. About the network….

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….

Inside the Guernsey PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

After a few years of becoming their Head Receptionist and not learning anything new I was ready for a new challenge. Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? I would also recommend joining a local PA network. About the network….

4 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Be Embracing Social Media

Small Business CEO

Instead of focusing on impressing search engine algorithms webmasters and marketers are now focusing more on genuinely impressing people so that they will want to share content with other people through the social web. The rest should be devoted to social account management and data analysis.

Social Media Becoming Increasingly Important in People’s Careers

Catch Friday

Many companies now use social media to get in touch with prospective employees. Networking is very important in different aspects of people’s lives. Even in one’s personal life, networking with other people can really bring positive results. Now that the economy is down, companies are really looking for employees without having to use traditional media. Also hiring online gives the company a better chance of hiring someone who is social media savvy.

Real-time dashboarding of Social Media conversations

BioTeams

Interesting post on the idashboard blog which shows up how mass sentiment expressed through social media such as twitter can be automatically extracted into data visualization software and the results displayed in almost real-time.

Beating Networking Nerves

Small Business CEO

Effective networking is an essential to furthering your career as well as being vital to the success of your business. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to overcome barriers to networking, so you can relax and reap the rewards of meeting new people in your industry.

The Art And The Science Of Networking

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to network successfully can help you tap into a hidden job market and present your skills and experience to potential employers. More than half of jobs are filled through networking contacts and more employers are turning to social media tools for help with hiring.

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Customer service and the impact of social media

Service Untitled

There is absolutely no getting away from social media. Large and small organizations are all taking the plunge, and diving into Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and forums, but as we all learned when we were younger, be prepared and make sure you know how to swim first.

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.

Brand Gives Away Book on Social Media 295 pages

Catch Friday

I learned some hard stories about that, and was still considering paying out even more money to sell how many copies? At yesterdays meeting of Building the Christmas Brand - A Brand Network get together in the West End of London, I shared my idea's with the group, and Mark Wing. and Catch Friday Media - here is the link to your free copy ! Love what you read, then watch our blog - we write the media that you want to read! We Provide Media That Get's You Noticed

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. Social Media Technology

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?   Public means that others can follow the list and learn from the people you have found. 

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. However, there is a social alternative that is rich and prosperous.

Understanding the New Social Resume

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around. Watch the video below and learn how to use online tools to raise your visibility, expand your network, and establish yourself as a expert in your field. Video resume social media

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