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. It can be tricky to work out who to actually follow on social media.

Why Social Media is Dying a Slow Death

Dumb Little Man

I was social enough always to have the choice to accept or turn down plans on my own timeline. If social media had been around, would I have spent hours of my day liking, retweeting, and hash-tagging every conversation? Perhaps, but instead, I was flipping through teen magazines and listening to music and writing in my journal. FOMO is a very real thing and it’s only encouraged by constant social marketing. Lack of socialization.

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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?

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.

The Link Between Social Media and Eating Disorders

Dumb Little Man

Some associate this fact with the popularization of social media, drawing close connections between the two. But how exactly are social media and eating disorders connected? Social media is often the place for people to show themselves in the good light instead of their real selves. Long before social media became a thing, images of celebrities and models shown on magazines and televisions were retouched to look perfect.

Is Corporate Social Media Sales Media?

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.   People use social media for social reasons; companies use social media for sales. 

Women's Wear Daily: Social Media is the New Black

Small Business Labs

The article Social Media Breeds Edvertorial in Women's Wear Daily doesn't really break new ground in terms of the shift towards social media and content marketing.    But the fact that Women's Wear Daily has such an article shows that social media has reached the mainstream. 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. Newspaper and magazine articles.

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.

What are Social Magazines and Flipboard?

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Flipboard is the best known of the many new entrants in a space being described as social magazines

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CRM Magazine's Small Business Suite CRM Winners

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. The magazine also administers and hosts the annual CRM Evolution conference.

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DMA's Spring Magazine Focused on Going Global

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.

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Brand Gives Away Book on Social Media 295 pages

Catch Friday

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 are a successful online media agency, and have been featured in the Australian In the Black December 2011 digital media magazine on page 47. If we can help you with your media in future. " We Provide Media That Get's You Noticed If your in branding, or want to brand your business, having a book.

Trends 2011 Social Shopping Leads the Way

Make or Break Moments

look forward to the each new Entrepreneur Magazine edition when it hits my mail box and this month is no exception. The trends for 2011 have been selected and social shopping comes right after Baby Boomers and Travel. Why would a blog about building customer relationships care about social shopping? It is the word SOCIAL [.]. Connecting Moments social media Entrepreneur magazine John Lennon's last interview Social Shopping Trends for 2011

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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. Lucybrazier: Owner of Executive Secretary Magazine and the VA magazine. PALifeMag: A magazine aiming to make your work life less stressful and more efficient. Social Media Technology

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.   Social media sites are also inexpensive to create and use. 

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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. Executive Secretary Magazine. Social Media admin administrators Executive Assistant LinkedIn PA Personal Assistant social networking Virtual AssistantLinkedIn is the Facebook of the business world.

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Social design inspired by nature: Positive Impact Magazine

BioTeams

Excellent article by Positive Impact Magazine which reviews the growing field of Organizational Biomimicry and showcases Bioteams, the Biomimicry Institute and Honeybee Democracy. Read the full article: SOCIAL DESIGN INSPIRED BY NATURE. News & Media Nice examples of what we have learned from pigeons, bees, beetles, termites, geese, shrimps and even fungi. Find out more about The Biomimicry Institute here. Get a free copy of The Bioteamming Manifesto Mini Book here.

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Top 5 Public Relations Tactics for Your Eco Friendly Business

Eco-Office Gals

At this time in our world, “green” companies are something that catches the attention of both customers and the media in very specific and consistent ways because so many are conscious about the well-being of our environment. Use your social media platforms. There are still times when traditional press releases are needed, especially for newspapers and national magazines. Green Your Business Contacts Newsletter Press Release Public Relations social media

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The Laws of Eco-Friendly Marketing and Promotion

Eco-Office Gals

And you can use social media to your advantage, as well. Instead of placing coupons in newspapers, magazine, mailers, or other printed materials, you can push them via Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms and ask patrons to flash promotions via their smartphones in-store to take advantage of offers. Guest Post advertising internet marketing PR social media

EMEA East – Personal Branding Q&A

Practically Perfect PA

I was interviewed by the lovely Elena Aylott from EMEA East about my blog and social media in general. I did Media Studies at university and when I finished I tried to look for a job in media but didn’t quite succeed so I ended up working as an administrator for Deloitte in London from there I have worked my way through a number of positions and now I am an executive assistant for the COO of Torus Insurance, which is an Insurance company in London.

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EMEA East – Personal Branding Q&A

Practically Perfect PA

I was interviewed by the lovely Elena Aylott from EMEA East about my blog and social media in general. I did Media Studies at university and when I finished I tried to look for a job in media but didn’t quite succeed so I ended up working as an administrator for Deloitte in London from there I have worked my way through a number of positions and now I am an executive assistant for the COO of Torus Insurance, which is an Insurance company in London.

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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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. I think the smaller businesses are the ones that will tend to benefit more from social networking sites.

Featured Soloist Revisited: Tommy Walker’s Biz Takes Flight

The Solopreneur Life

Newspapers, radio, television, magazines…Though I haven’t really tried these mediums yet…so who knows…maybe some opportunity there? Featured Soloist blogging consulting pricing social mediaT his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that appears every Tuesday at The Solopreneur Life. Tommy Walker. This week I have a variation that I’m calling “Featured Soloist Revisited.&#

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More Evidence Facebook is Taking Over the Web

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Why Arent Newspapers Doing Social Shopping?

Doing A Media Fast

Simple Productivity Blog

How much time per day do you spend consuming media? I'm talking about news, magazines, social media and websites. A media fast can help us break the cycle that news has over us. At a time when we need to be focusing on personal circumstances, keeping up with the media can distract us, or even worse, derail us completely and offer us an unhealthy escape. The post Doing A Media Fast appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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Smallbizlabs Bidding on Newsweek

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. Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc.

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August 7th Treasure Your Customers day

Make or Break Moments

I first learned about Treasure your Customer Day from Entrepreneur magazine in 2006. It has been since I sold magazines and Camp Fire Girls candy door to door as a kid.

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Kindle: The Backward Approach to Customers

Make or Break Moments

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Expanding On The Grapevine Method

Small Business CEO

The aim of communicating that a business exists involves television, social media networking, Internet advertising, business websites, and a slew of other methods. Success stories with their achievements or ground-breaking ideas make the front pages of business and entrepreneur magazines. Tags: Marketing Social Media business communication community word-of-mouth

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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. You can then promote your group on social media, and you may even want to use a platform like meetup.com to cast a wider net. Share Your Tips & Best Practices on Social Media. There’s no denying that social media is a fantastic way to connect with people from around the world—and it’s not just for personal use.

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How to Start a Business on A Budget

Dumb Little Man

You can outsource your bookkeeping for £15/hour or hire someone to run all your social media accounts for five days for £10. Luckily, there are lots of ways to do this for free: • Social media – Leverage the power of social media to launch your business and collect followers. • PR – Get the local media on board. Write a press release announcing your launch and send it to the editors of relevant newspapers, magazines and websites.

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The Importance of Storytelling in Marketing

Dumb Little Man

Social media is one good reason for that change. The market today has been swallowed by social media. It started as a FREE cooking magazine in 1904, displaying and using their products. Rip Curl, a surf-wear company, has an entire online magazine dedicated to the surfer lifestyle, searching for the best waves, the best photography, and the best stories told by surfers. Social injustices that are born on racism are being tackled and questioned by everyone.

2018 184

A day in the life: Matthew Want, PA, Marcham Publishing

Practically Perfect PA

Matthew is the PA to Lucy Brazier, the CEO of Marcham Publishing which produces the amazing Executive Secretary Magazine. For any of us that have heard Lucy speak, we will know that Matthew is the person that keeps the wheels rolling at Executive Secretary Magazine while Lucy travels around the world promoting the industry. Involved in the day to day organisation of the magazine and conferences. Using several social media platforms for marketing and advertising purposes.

2016 157

The 15 Websites I Visit Most Often

The Solopreneur Life

Photos from the archives of Life magazine. Excellent source of social-media and marketing insight. I t’s always fun to find a useful, new website. I hope you find a few sites you love among the 15 websites I visit most often. Bizsugar.com. Small-business tips and news submitted by bloggers. Color-Hex.com. Handy site for bridging the HTML/RGB/Hex gap. ColourLovers.com. My go-to source for color inspiration. GetRichSlowly.com. Personal-finance wisdom.

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Use Pinterest to Plan Your Next Vacation — Here’s How

Dumb Little Man

The social media platform has more than 100 million active monthly users. Explore beyond travel guidebooks and magazines. Half the fun of going on a trip is in the planning: picking out restaurants, dreaming about the sights, and mapping out new destinations to explore. The internet has made the process so much easier than ever before. One of the most valuable tools at a trip planners’ fingertips is Pinterest. Yes, Pinterest.

2016 206

Hotel trends need to make sense

Practically Perfect PA

The intention was obviously extremely well-meaning, and a response to the trend for social media-generated service. The property had extracted information from my friend’s social media profile in order to demonstrate that they’d made an effort to find out more about her, and personalise her stay. Had the hotel used her social media data effectively, they could have achieved the opposite effect.

2016 109

Creating Great Habits Through Self-Improvement

Dumb Little Man

Reading books and magazines takes us away from the phone screen and transports us into a world of pure imagination and fantasy. It gives our weary brains a break from dealing with social media and business, allowing us to tap into areas that often lie dormant. When you realize you’re not happy in the situation you find yourself in, it’s time to take action.

2018 207

Golf-Swing Tips and Small-Biz Advice: They’re Irrelevant

The Solopreneur Life

So why is there so much golf how-to info out there — magazines, TV shows, infomercials, DVDs? They differ on: how much they work, where they work, when they work, how much they delegate, how they market, how they strategize, how they sell, how well-designed their Web sites are, whether or not they blog, how often they blog, which social-media platforms they use, whether they use social media at all!

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Conference and Award for Executive Secretaries and PAs in Scotland: ACES 2014

Practically Perfect PA

Along with my session the assistants also heard from Lucy Brazer, CEO of Marcham Publishing and the powerhouse behind Executive Secretary Magazine. Lucy talked about social media and how it is no longer a ‘nice to have’ As most of you will know I am a huge social media fan and I did find myself fanatically nodding along to Lucy’s presentation. Last week I spoke at the ACES conference in Edinburgh.

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Episode 264: How to Build Yourself More Time with Jaime Masters

Productivityist

She has been featured in Yahoo Online, Inc.com, SUCCESS Magazine, Entrepreneur, Women’s Health Magazine, Business Insider, and more. I’ve been using MeetEdgar to help me pay greater attention to what I share on social media, when I share it, and how I share it. I’m excited to welcome Jaime Masters as a guest on his episode of the podcast. Jaime is the host of Eventual Millionaire. She’s interviewed almost 500 self made millionaires and billionaires.

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The 2013 CRM Market Leaders

Small Business Labs

CRM Magazine released their annual list of market leaders in the customer relationship management (CRM) space.  They are leaders in integrating social media data into their CRM system.  If your business is based on building and maintaining strong personal relationships with customers, a social CRM solution like Nimble is well worth looking at.

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4 Key Ideas To Help Your Passion-fuelled Business Take Off Fast!

Dumb Little Man

Guest blog, write articles, get active on social media, go to networking events, get featured on the radio, be on magazine fronts. You need to have a social media platform of your own – A business page or a group that you run and that you can invite people into. As much as we live in a very social media-driven world, you have no idea which platform will still be here next year. I love passion! I love purpose!

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