Social Media: Use It or Lose It

Tips From T. Marie

At this point, you should know that using social media to grow your business and/or brand is a smart move. Too often I see misguided businesses and organizations create a social media profile, page or account that might as well be collecting dust. I’m here to tell you that if you are a business, freelancer or organization on social media, use it or lose it. There is no value in creating a social media account that you don’t use.

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. If you are nervous of engaging on social media – my advice is to simply look, listen and learn. Did you know that 2 billion people are on social media in some shape or form?

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. We are social creatures. Whatever we do good, we seem to do it better in a social context where there are more people around us. Social media can help you in many ways if you use it wisely.

Becoming a Social Media Specialist

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‘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. Social media has completely evolved from the early days of Facebook being solely used by students. So how do admin professionals become social media experts?

Define The Character Of Your Business For Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Social media is the primary marketing channel for a majority of marketers – regardless of the size of the business – in recent years. But many businesses fail to make an impact in social media because they don’t define a character for themselves in particular platforms. More precisely, the social media accounts of businesses should exhibit certain characteristics of success.

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. Though many companies do have a business profile on almost all social media channels, they fail to capitalize due to lack of planning and experience.

How to Efficiently Market Your Business Through Social Media

Small Business CEO

Social media advertising is becoming a trend in the business world today. Further, business owners can enjoy a real-time connection to their customers through social media advertising. Here are various strategies you can use to promote your business through social media.…

Which companies use social media the best?

Office Dynamics

Who’s using social media the most effectively? This month’s question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s AdminPro Forum asks which companies use social media the best. Question: “My company is gearing up to get into social media. I’d like to start following and befriending them to learn the tricks of the trade.” The post Which companies use social media the best?

10 Strategies to help you Tweet like a Social Media Rockstar

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Becoming a social media Rockstar doesn’t just “happen”; you need to really work at it. But if you fancy a bit of a shortcut, there are some simple things you can do to accelerate your rise to social media rock stardom. Collaboration, honesty and learning all form a part of my personal brand. Engage with them by reading their blog posts or watching their video and telling them how much you enjoyed it and what you learned.

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. Often I feel I have disappointed them when I explain why I feel social media has worked for me because it doesn’t include auto-tweets , sales pitches or using a Twitter following or Facebook Page friends as advertising targets.

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. There are many ways to measure the success of social media at an organization. On occasion, we see true ROI calculated from social media initiatives.

Featured Soloist Amy Pryor: “Embrace Social Media”

The Solopreneur Life

I think the best thing so far has been getting involved in social media. Spending time with those media has allowed me to interact with people I would never had met otherwise. What is a mistake that you made that you have learned from? The more I read about social media and search engine optimization, the more I realized I was going about it backwards. Social media is definitely another way I am trying to overcome this challenge.

Top 4 Reasons to Attend Social Media Marketing Conferences

Small Business CEO

Social media marketing and management are constantly changing. Social media managers need to embrace new trends to stay successful and promote their brands. You can keep track of a lot of new information by keeping track of the latest news, but you can learn more by attending a social media marketing conference. Here are some excellent reasons to attend social media marketing conferences.

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. The nature of social media is that everything happens in real time. In this post, we will help you identify the optimal time to post on social media sites.

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 Stay on Top of Social Media-related Tasks

Small Business CEO

It also makes your brand more memorable and helps you to learn more about your customers. Social media is an excellent way to do exactly that. The only problem is that producing and posting enough social media content to keep your customers engaged is a time suck. … The post How to Stay on Top of Social Media-related Tasks appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Social Media content marketing

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 Stop Wasting Time on Social Media (no willpower needed)

Dumb Little Man

It’s possible to spend a great part of your life wasting your time on social media, and then find out in the end you could have done so much more with your time. I could have found out what I really wanted, started therapy, learned a craft, whatever. The post How to Stop Wasting Time on Social Media (no willpower needed) appeared first on Dumb Little Man

Neil Patel Reviews the Best Ways to Grow on Social Media – Learn Which Strategies You Should Avoid

Small Business CEO

So when one of the best marketers of all time says that he’s going to reveal his secrets to becoming big on social media, you want to sit, review and listen. Recently, Patel wrote a blog post called “ The Real Secret to My Social Media Success ,” in which he did just that.… … The post Neil Patel Reviews the Best Ways to Grow on Social MediaLearn Which Strategies You Should Avoid appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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.

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. Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Social Networking Tips. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

How to Find a Good Mechanic in the Age of Social Media

Dumb Little Man

The good news is that the Internet and social media can be a helpful tool in finding a trustworthy and experienced mechanic when you need one. Here’s how to vet a new mechanic in the age of social media, and how to hold on to a good mechanic once you have found him. Mechanics learn something new every day. The more days they spend fixing cars, the more they learn about them.

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

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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. Social Media, Apps and Office tech for Assistants. The training will concentrate one: Social Media isn’t difficult, controversial or challenging.

Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

Productive & Organized

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? Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today!

Create a Customer-Focused Social Media Strategy » Make or Break.

Make or Break Moments

There are many uses for participating in social media, but for me – the best benefit is the ability to connect with our customers – or our potential customers. We have a make or break opportunity available to us when we use social media to actively listen to what is being said about us and our industry and to query those consumers for what is important to them. So first – grab your copy of the Customer-Focused Social Media Strategy workbook.

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! Tags: blogging , LinkedIn , social media , Twitter Dan Griffin said, In no particular order of priority… 1.

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. According to an OfficeTeam survey, 45 percent of HR managers said writing negative or inappropriate comments is the most common social media mistake that takes job seekers out of the running for a position.

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 set up social accounts on all the relevant social platforms for your business. Do be active on your social profiles. Do use social media tools where possible. Social is called social for a reason.

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.

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? On July 6, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 0 There’s no newspaper or magazine nowadays that does not devote some space to the fast-developing new phenomenon called social media.

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.  Quite a bit of conversation happened around social media automation and why you should do it.  Have a Social Media Plan. Do you Automate Your Social Media?

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.

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. Perhaps part of the difficulty with social media platforms is they provide so much information to businesses it can be hard to determine what to focus on. As you hang out in the social space that is the internet, you will start to find cheerleaders and fans.

Content Materials as Part of Social Media

Catch Friday

There are a lot of ways to use social media. Generally social media is good at all times and it is a fact. First, social media is generally at no cost. If you are familiar with Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and other social sites, anybody can use these without spending a single dime. Fourth, it is a misconception that social media is just for teens and young ones. Fifth, social media build connections.

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

Productive & Organized

" Now, I put the word accident in quotes, because I don't really believe that it was pure accident, but you'll learn more about that as I go on with this story. We also connected via Twitter, LinkedIN and Facebook and she is a member of my secret Productivity Pros group on social media too. Over those years we have been in close touch some of the time and hardly at all other times, but social media has always kept us in each other's view.

On Trains, Goats, Eagles, Social Media, and Not Jumpin' on the Crazy

Virtual Moxie

I’m now finding that prospective clients are expecting VAs to be experts in marketing (specifically social media) and techie skills (i.e. And you…fabulous Monica, there’s nothing wrong with your deciding that learning techie things isn’t for you (for whatever reason). If I’ve gotten that right, then it makes even MORE sense that the idea that you might have to learn the techie tools doesn’t jazz you. Clients use social media.

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. Somehow this client is “using&# social media without “getting&# social media. Engaging in social media just for the sake of “checking the box&# is completely useless.

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

45 Things

We thought social media would be cheaper and would reach our exact target since most public-relations professionals are participating in it." A CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,500 employers found that about 35% of companies are using social media in some way , with 21% of that number using it to recruit and research possible employees." "One If they pique my interest on social media, then I'll call and have a conversation."

Social Media Optimization Simulator Game


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." The Social Media Optimization Simulator Game lets you instantly 'what-if' the effects of different social media activities (blogging, tweeting etc) on your enterprise. To run the Social Media Optimization Simulator Game.

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. When I spoke at Joan's 16th Annual Administrative Conference I had a lot of questions and concerns from the audience about Social Media. Something to always keep in mind is Social Media is your individual experience- which is why it's so popular.

Importance Of Having An Instagram Account

Small Business CEO

Whether you’re trying to run a business or establish yourself as an influencer, you need to make sure that you’re using the right social media networks. Failing to take advantage of social media will lead to numerous problems and prevent you from reaching your full potential.

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Social Media for Business-Are You Making the Most of it?

Tips From T. Marie

2010 could very well be called the year of social media. On the countrary, social media and mobile applications (or apps) are obviously on the rise. However as more and more people log on to these social media giants, it’s not good enough to simply have a presence. Some plans work better with social media than others. Many businesses are applying this to social media by sending out repetitive updates.

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. When I spoke at Joan's 16th Annual Administrative Conference I had a lot of questions and concerns from the audience about Social Media. Something to always keep in mind is Social Media is your individual experience- which is why it's so popular.