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. This is the hardest part of managing your social media.

Using social media to empower assistants

Practically Perfect PA

If you are reading this post it is more than likely that you are involved in some sort of social media platform be it LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook (I´m not sure how else you would have found this blog!). Facebook is a great place to find events and follow networking groups.

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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.

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. Social.

Positive Social Media Interaction

The Small Business Blog

If you have an irate customer bad mouthing your business on social media, how would you respond? Business Advice complain complaint complaints social Social Media Social media for business social psychology

15 social media and technology trends for 2015

Practically Perfect PA

Be fun but be professional when using Social Media. But it is still worth reiterating every year that social media should be used responsibly, especially as more and more people are using the various platforms. Getting the most out of all of your social media platforms.

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.

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. So lots of ways you can add value using your personally developed social media skills.

Social Media Wows!

Loosely Speaking

Everybody is using one or more of the social networks these days. What are the most creatively brilliant uses of these networks, either that you yourself have experienced, or that you have observed? It’s crazy how much information exists on how to use them, why, where, etc.

REAL TALK about social media

Loosely Speaking

In fact our recent monthly REAL TALK chat explored social media successes and challenges, and Tara couldn’t join me since she was attending a local presentation by our area Chamber of Commerce on social networking! Social media WOWS!

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.

Recruiting With Social Media Can Backfire

Office Dynamics

Why using social media as a means of recruitment can backfire. billion people use their mobile device in order to access social media sites, and with Facebook home to over 1.15 Anti-social networking.

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.

AZVAs the Podcast: Social Media Success Stories

Loosely Speaking

You can subscribe to our newsletter VA Connections here: Contents of this episode: Discussion/Announcements/Tips: Tara and Katie discuss tips for creative and effective use of social media. Arizona Time: “Social Media for Local Businesses&# webinar taught by Craig Cannings.

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.

How to Prospect, Using Social Media

The Solopreneur Life

Social media is growing by leaps and bounds, but it can be difficult to get a handle on it, and how it can really impact your business. Certainly there are a number of reasons to be active in social media, but building new business is often more important to freelancers than other social media benefits, like branding and customer service. Using Social Media to Identify Prospects. Social media has some potential for identifying prospects.

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 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.

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.

Not that social with your social media?

Loosely Speaking

If you haven’t explored social networking yet (and from what I hear you’re not alone if you haven’t), there are plenty of classes to help you get up to speed. Here are some success stories that span various industries, from equine dentistry to paper manufacturing: Mashable’s “ Social Media Business Success Stories &#. Tech Crunch’s “ How Social Media Drives New Business: Six case studies &#.

How to Use Social Media to Drive Traffic for B2B Companies

Small Business CEO

If you’ve been managing your social media profiles for some time, it’s likely you’ve witnessed how they’ve evolved over the last couple of years. These social media platforms changed slowly to become places of networking, reading news, and sharing life experiences.

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Social Media Not Always the Answer

Small Business Labs

We've noticed a strong uptick in the number of small businesses telling us they are disappointed with their social media efforts.    The other issue we hear about is social media is too time consuming.   Entrepreneur's Is It Time for You to Get Anti-Social does a nice job of describing the complaints.  " This reaction is common with technology trends (and social trends also). 

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. Social Networking Tips. Here are just a few social networking tips to keep in mind.

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.

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.

9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List

The Solopreneur Life

I operate a company called Golf Social Media Services. To help me stay on top of what’s happening in the social-media world, there are hundreds of great people I could follow on Twitter. So, here are nine of the individuals who are on my “social media&# list at Twitter and whose tweets apply to any industry. Debra Ellis, @wilsonellis — Debra is a prolific writer and an expert at how social media fits into a larger marketing strategy.

Can Social Media Build Relationships?

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on June 12, 2010 under Connecting Moments , social media | Be the First to Comment Yesterday on LinkedIn I found a question started by Pete Radke spurred on by an article he read. His question: Does Social Media Weaken Relationships ?

How to Make Powerful Connections Through Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Yet, for many, the full potential of social media eludes them. One of the most impressive benefits I’ve found from social media has come from making powerful connections with my idols, mentors, and people I looked up to.

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."

How to Use Social Media and Stay Productive


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.

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.

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! 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? You can buy “The Zen of Social Media Marketing” here.

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.

Social Media Revolution for the Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

At our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence we showed a video before our Social Networking segment to show you the true power of social networks today and the importance of being involved. That is why I choose to be involved in social media. Hello!

9 Easy Ways To Use Social Media SEO

Dumb Little Man

SEO and social media marketing are two strategies that can help boost your brand awareness and market your business. Since social media mainly depends on the high-quality content and a strong, visible brand presence, your SEO efforts can particularly improve your social media reach. If that’s exactly what you want, check out the following nine ways to improve your social media SEO. Optimize your social media posts for the searches.

Social Media Use Leads to Employees Who are More Productive

Ian's Messy Desk

The advent of Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter and smartphones means people are connected in a multitude of ways leading some critics to believe it is affecting workers’ concentration span and ability to analyse in detail, with some firms even banning the use of social media. Professor Nandhakumar found that employees who used various types of social media and digital modes of communication were more creative and collaborative at work, and thus more productive.

Administrative/Clerical: Social Media is Here to Stay

Office Dynamics

Social media has the power to connect professionals and consumers, making it a valuable tool in everyday business operations. For administrative and clerical professionals, social media can streamline communication and increase discourse.

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.  Content creation for your various social media platforms does not have to be hard. To your social media success!

Using Social Media for Product Launches

Andrea Kalli

While thousands of marketers battle for the best PPC advertising spots, conversion rates, and lowest bid prices, smart marketers are building communities, fostering organic support, and launching their products to ultra-cheap promotion through social media.

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.

Top 5 Social Media Basics

The Small Business Blog

This will vary based on your industry so choosing the right social network will ensure that you don’t waste time. Set aside a certain amount of time every day for social media activities. Social media is important because it shows the human face behind your business. Listening is perhaps the most important part of social media. Many businesses misunderstand social media and use it purely as a broadcast medium.

Great Quote on Consumer Versus Business Social 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.