What are Social Magazines and Flipboard?

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges | Main | Local Online Advertising to Increase 18% in 2011 » August 24, 2010 What are Social Magazines and Flipboard? Flipboard is the best known of the many new entrants in a space being described as social magazines

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Inside the Peterborough PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Next up in our series of blog posts about regional PA networks, we have the Peterborough PA network. Launched by Bethany Fovargue in 2013 this network has gone from strength to strength and Bethany is now asked to speak and promote the role of assistants all over the world. . Aside from the network, what have been your career highlights to date? About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? What are the objectives of the network?

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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.

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. About the network…. What made you decide to set up the network? I went to Office* a few years ago with the idea of setting up a network. What are the objectives of the network? How did you promote the network?

CRM Magazine's Small Business Suite CRM Winners

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « The 2 Speed Economy - Big versus Small Business | Main | China Passes Japan - Now 2nd Largest Economy » August 12, 2010 CRM Magazines Small Business Suite CRM Winners CRM Magazine's annual Market Awards issue is available online. 

2010 111

Nature Magazine on The Future of Work

Small Business Labs

  This quote comes from a comment provided by Yuval   Noah Harari , historian and best-selling author of  Sapiens and Homo Deus,  in Nature magazine.  key quote: People with scientific training are adopting these <gig economy> practices as well, either by offering services on sites such as Upwork or finding projects through their previous academic networks.

2017 50

DMA's Spring Magazine Focused on Going Global

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Business Week, The Economist on the Trickle Down Recovery | Main | Great Quote on Consumer Versus Business Social Media » May 18, 2010 DMAs Spring Magazine Focused on Going Global The spring issue of Point Magazine is on going global. 

2010 100

Time Spent on Social Networks Exploding; Email and IM Fading

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.   From the article: "the uptick in social networks led to the 28% and 15% declines in email and instant messaging, respectively."   According to the research, Americans now spend 36% of their online time "communicating and networking across social networks, blogs, personal email and instant messaging."

Social Networks, Cultural Evolution and Idea Sex

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. on Choosing the Right Industry » May 25, 2010 Social Networks, Cultural Evolution and Idea Sex Humans:  Why They Triumphed  is a fascinating article from the Wall Street Journal that examines the roles social networks and collaboration plays in cultural evolution. 

Are Your "Best of" Lists Alienating Your Network?

45 Things

We don't always take them seriously, but they help sell magazines or newspapers or get people to click on a website. If I were to ask you to list the five "best" people in your network, could you do it? Not exactly a way to make someone in your network feel special. A network is about give and take. best of network Anita Bruzzese. career advice networkingLists are big in my business. Want to get someone to read your story?

How To Network Awesomely – A Book Review

Brilliantly Better

Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact How To Network Awesomely – A Book Review by dragos on April 22, 2010 · 9 comments in Book Reviews Tweet Colin Wright, the author of Network Awesomely , the book I’m going to talk about today, could be easily substituted to my blog post about being a digital nomad. It looked like a nice magazine.

More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. I thought I would also list a few associations and networking clubs that I have found useful over the years. . The EUMA is a network for management support professionals with a focus on personal development and improving the profession for the future. Networking Clubs. Do you use of of these networking clubs or professional bodies?

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More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. I thought I would also list a few associations and networking clubs that I have found useful over the years. The EUMA is a network for management support professionals with a focus on personal development and improving the profession for the future. Again the membership includes a twice yearly magazine, networking events and a LinkedIn Group.

2012 122

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. Executive Secretary Magazine. 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.

2013 200

Personal Growth Is Your Responsibility

Office Dynamics

Yet, personal development can also mean that you increase your knowledge and skills by taking the initiative to read books, listen to audio tapes, read trade magazines, and be constantly observant of your surroundings. You can grow a great deal as well by networking. This will help you build your network. Through networking contacts, you will often be able to obtain valuable information or discover pitfalls which you will want to avoid.

2015 151

Smallbizlabs Bidding on Newsweek

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « More Evidence Facebook is Taking Over the Web | Main | Increase in Unemployment Rate Good News » May 06, 2010 Smallbizlabs Bidding on Newsweek The popular magazine Newsweek is for sale. 

2010 107

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Accelerated Assistant

Office Dynamics

OfficePRO Magazine (Mentioned by attendees during the chat in webinar). In our program today we talked about seven ways to become an accelerated assistant. Below you will find our replay link, program notes, certificate download and access to our deal of the day. If you haven’t already registered for our 12 Days of Christmas Webinar Series, you can register here. Links to the programs will be sent daily. Watch the Replay for The Accelerated Assistant. Program Notes for Webinar.

2016 162

Managing your social media content

Practically Perfect PA

Every Thursday Executive Secretary magazine hosts #Adminchat, which is free training for assistants. Featured Key Skills admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant social media social networking Virtual Assistant These days most of us will have some sort of social media account. Most often it is Facebook, followed closely by LinkedIn and Twitter. Instagram is becoming ever more popular as is Pinterest and Foursquare.

Free Yourself From Car Clutter: Five Easy Ways To Keep Your Car.

Productive & Organized

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Let GO of Your Story » Free Yourself From Car Clutter: Five Easy Ways To Keep Your Car Organized When Traveling (Guest post: Barbara Hemphill) It’s a common sight: soda cans, gum wrappers, and snack bags strewn all over the floor; books, magazines, and carrying cases haphazardly placed on a seat; and miscellaneous papers and trinkets shoved into any nook and cranny available. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2010 106

Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Executive Secretary Magazine and social profiles. The How and Why of Creating a Career Portfolio (Executive Secretary Magazine Article). This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! After all, leaders are the people we work for, right?

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

Check out this list hosted by Executive Secretary Magazine. Webinars, books, magazines, courses. Executive Secretary Magazine. Additionally, admins are able to network with others from around the globe, which creates a support system for future needs and requests. Admin Tips Administration Business Networking Virtual AssistantsA few years ago, I interviewed to be the executive assistant to the CEO of a biomedical company.

2018 40

Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Wow, what a fabulous April! Did you have the most incredible Administrative Professionals’ Week this year?

2015 116

EMEA East – Personal Branding Q&A

Practically Perfect PA

I think of it along the same lines as networking and attending conferences. There seems to be a worry attached to social media that isn’t there with networking, possibly because it isn’t face to face and the temptation to tell all is higher. Before I started the blog I did subscribe to a few assistant magazines but really didn’t find the majority of the articles helpful. Last week I was asked to speak to a group of assistants in Sweden about personal branding.

2012 121

EMEA East – Personal Branding Q&A

Practically Perfect PA

I think of it along the same lines as networking and attending conferences. There seems to be a worry attached to social media that isn’t there with networking, possibly because it isn’t face to face and the temptation to tell all is higher. Before I started the blog I did subscribe to a few assistant magazines but really didn’t find the majority of the articles helpful. Last week I was asked to speak to a group of assistants in Sweden about personal branding.

2012 116

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of websites, training providers and magazines out there for assistants and some are definitely better than others! Magazines. The magazine is published bi-monthly and is full of interesting articles and statistics for assistants. The magazine also contains practical advice and reviews. The magazine also runs the Executive PA Magazine Awards with prizes going to PA of the Year, Boss of the Year and Employer of the Year. Global PA Network.

2012 154

More on Social Shopping - Groupon

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.   Social shopping is a form of social networking where consumers and/or retailers aggregate and share information about products, prices and deals.   As we said in our prior post, the growth of social networking is driving the growth of social shopping. 

2010 115

More Evidence Facebook is Taking Over the Web

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Main | Smallbizlabs Bidding on Newsweek » May 05, 2010 More Evidence Facebook is Taking Over the Web Nielsen released their March data on the top social networking sites.  social networking sites play a major role in the web marketing industry.

State of Small Business Tweet Chat on Wednesday

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Coworking Facilities » September 13, 2010 State of Small Business Tweet Chat on Wednesday Wave IV of the Network Solutions Small Business Success Index was released today. 

2010 100

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

The club offers great networking opportunities. Lucybrazier: Owner of Executive Secretary Magazine and the VA magazine. PALifeMag: A magazine aiming to make your work life less stressful and more efficient. thepahub: A great professional network in Yorkshire for PAs and EAs. 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!

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

No matter how heavy your workload is… Everyone can and should be a Networker.” Illustrate the benefits of networking with peers and the exchange of best practice. Time out of the office can improve creative thinking and problem solving, it also provides an opportunity to meet new people that can help with resources and connections. External networking will broaden the playing fields. Magazine Subscriptions. Membership to Networking Clubs & Associations.

2017 163

A day in the life: Bethany Fovargue, EA Data Interchange

Practically Perfect PA

Coming runner up for the Hays/Executive PA Magazine awards for Newcomer of the Year 2012 started my journey into becoming a career PA. The confidence I gained from the recognition has led me to set up my own network, the Peterborough PA Network, from which I have had some amazing opportunities, the most recent of which is becoming a Non-Executive Director at EPAA, the Executive and Personal Assistant’s Association, launching in 2016.

2015 153

7 Ways to Position Yourself as an Admin Leader

Eat Your Career

Executive Secretary magazine is a very popular, global admin-specific publication and it’s a great place to submit your first inquiry. They specialize in offering educational and networking opportunities, and they’re always looking for passionate professionals to help organize local events. Create Your Own Admin Networking Group. There’s no reason you have to network within a pre-established group or association—you can always create your own admin networking group.

2019 161

Digital Printing for your Paprless Needs: Holiday Gift Guide

Eco-Office Gals

I had the pleasure of working with Donna Maria of Indie Business Network on a 32 page Holiday Gift Guide. You will see we linked every page to the advertisers website and social networks for a seamless, interactive shopping experience. How many times have you seen something in a magazine you LOVE, but by the time you get to a computer, it’s long forgotten? I hope you enjoy the guide, please share it with your networks if you do, and help promote small business.

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Small Business Start-Up Idea – Sign-Making Service | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Enhance Your Work-Life Balance Have it all your way – family, friends, work and most of all a life! Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Starting a Small Business?

2008 152

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Besides all the cuddling with my furry friend, I enjoy online and offline networking, watching movies and travelling. As an active online networker, I value Facebook and LinkedIn very much for meeting my community who are helping hands when I need advice for work. We also cooperate with the team around Lucy Brazier and Executive Secretary Magazine, which offers even more training and conference opportunities. The blog is a platform for my network of Office Professionals.

2017 144

Small Business Start-Up Idea – Weight Loss Consultation | THE.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! E-Mail me or follow me. You ask a question, I answer! Ask me your small business questions, I will answer them ASAP. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Small Business Bootstrapping How to start your own small business with no or little money. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2008 143

How to Avoid Black PR: What to Expect and How to Fight?

Dumb Little Man

Initially, such campaigns were conducted in the media – they ordered defamatory publications in newspapers, magazines, and on television. If your company publishes content on social networks or YouTube, unscrupulous competitors can order a cheat of negative reactions to your publications to lower their audience and hit your reputation. For example, to launch news in social networks that cockroaches and mice are found in your cafe, or to tell that you are deceiving customers.

2020 123

World Administrators Summit and finding your tribe

Practically Perfect PA

If anything the amount of online resources, blogs, PA clubs, networking groups, magazines, award ceremonies, conferences, associations and everything in between is growing! Your tribe will be on the same page as you, have the same career aspirations, attend conferences and networking events that provide training in areas that you need to improve. For those of you who don’t know the World Administrators Summit is taking place on 24th and 25th October 2018 in Hamburg.

2017 148

New Research on Hard Benefits of Online Customer Communities

BioTeams

According to a 2011 survey, almost 50% of the top 100 global brands host some kind of network or community but are there any indications that these investments are paying off? Strategy and Business Magazine have just published an article which suggests the answer is "YES". Virtual Communities

2011 57

Using social media to empower Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

By doing this you will become aware of what is going on in your industry & profession, potential training / conferences, networking associations, publications to read, awards to enter etc. I can personally recommend the EUMA and Executive Secretary Magazine groups for interactive social networking across the globe. Check out my PA Network list – you could be already on it! Great learning & networking with Assistants and Trainers from around the globe.

Twitter Fiction. Really!

Daily Writing Tips

by Simon Kewin The Twitter microblogging/social networking site is an invaluable resource for writers. If you’re interested in producing stories short enough to be published via Twitter, there are even magazines that specialize in doing so : markets you can submit your work to as you would for any other magazine. Send your 100 word fillers to a magazine and you can be rewarded in cash or kind.

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

Practically Perfect PA

From magazines, blogs, exclusive membership clubs to events and exhibitions. PA Life magazine is published six times a year and includes a mixture of lifestyle features, updates on suppliers, industry news and articles on how to improve professional skills. The magazine subscription is entirely free to anyone who works as a PA, EA or senior admin professional. Free attendance to special networking and PA Life Club- sponsored events.

2014 138

What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

Does your manager subscribe to business magazines? If they do, this is great because you open their post and can read the magazines before giving it to them! Don’t worry I don’t think they will be offended that you are reading their magazine they will probably be in total shock that you are taking an interest! Over the last few weeks I have been developing a twitter strategy for one of my company’s clients.

2013 202