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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.

2013 33

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

Virtual Moxie

Monica wrote: Y ears ago, being a VA was generally about administrative tasks; coordination, newsletters, travel, research, proofreading, a bit of ghostwriting, etc. I’m now finding that prospective clients are expecting VAs to be experts in marketing (specifically social media) and techie skills (i.e. Clients use social media.

AZVAs the Podcast: Social Media Success Stories

Loosely Speaking

Arizona Time: “Social Media for Local Businesses&# webinar taught by Craig Cannings. Season 2/Episode 14 Program Notes. 10:30 a.m.

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

  I hear it from my clients and workshop participants as well as my connections on social media sights.  Experiment! Think.

Using Social Media for Product Launches

Andrea Kalli

However, not every social media product launch is a success. Social media does not favor difficult sales processes.

Where Should You Start Building Your Business Online?

Tips From T. Marie

With so many social networks and new ones cropping up all the time, its easy to get stuck thinking about diving into the pool. Tweet this! ]

2014 23

Social Media is Not About Direct Marketing

Andrea Kalli

Social Media is Not About Direct Marketing Rating 3.00 AirAsia is on Twitter and it uses the service effectively. Probably not. How true!

The Productivityist Podcast 73: Cal Newport

Productivityist

Podcast work procrastination social media cal newport distraction concentration deepRelevant Links. Adam Grant | Give and Take.

2016 22

5 Tips to Ensure Your Emails Get Opened (and Read)

Office Organization Success

In addition to email there’s: Social media – Facebook & Twitter. Mobile marketing via SMS messaging/text messages. Radio.

2015 46

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Social media attracts strong opinions, some politically charged and others personal. Respond directly. Gauge the value of a response.

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? But the difference in what people look for in social media is why Facebook and twitter does give us options to streamline what shows up. Comments Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

Four Social Media Strategies Small Businesses Can Use to Beat.

Andrea Kalli

Now, thanks to social media, it is something that can really happen for small, efficient, and ultra-effective internet businesses.

Digital Marketing Tips for New Websites

Small Business CEO

Set up Social Channels. The obvious channels are Facebook and Twitter but Google+ is another excellent form of social sharing. SEO Tips.

2013 14

Doing the Virtual Assistant Shake(Up)

Denise Aday

Edit, proof, and upload your newsletter content. Provide code to add subscription forms to your website and social media platforms.

7 Social Networking Dos and Don’ts

Office Organization Success

One area where business owners are seeking more and more support in is that of social networking – they find it overwhelming and don’t know what to do, so engage the services of a social media expert to manage it for them. Here are my 7 Dos and Don’ts for social networking success: 1. Link to your latest newsletter.

2011 41

Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out | Main | Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

FREE Teleclass: Beating Social Media Meltdowns

The Edge VA

You’re spending hours and hours fiddling with your Facebook page, updating Twitter, racking your brain for something to talk about in your newsletter. Go on… admit it… you’re completely fried aren’t you? You spent 3 hours yesterday finding contacts in LinkedIn, and inviting them to join your network.

The Ins and Outs of Ezines

Step It Up VA Coaching

Between articles, e-newsletters, blogs, social media, and in-person networking, it’s a never-ending, time-consuming, necessary part of your business.

2013 23

Successful Businesses Are Built on Passion and Fueled by Excitement

Step It Up VA Coaching

And one really popular one, “I have no interest in learning e-marketing (or social media, etc.), by Donna Toothaker.

2013 23

Ezines — There’s No Excuse Not To Do Them

Step It Up VA Coaching

I was amazed at the number of sites I visited that did not include an ezine or newsletter for visitors to register to receive. Are you on Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites? Business Tips Marketing Tips ezines newsletters virtual assistant virtual assistingby Donna Toothaker. Why is an ezine important?

2012 18

Ezines — There’s No Excuse Not To Do Them

Step It Up VA Coaching

I was amazed at the number of sites I visited that did not include an ezine or newsletter for visitors to register to receive. How do you start?

2014 11

5 Ways to Give Your Business a Merrier Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

Send them your holiday newsletter rough draft and let them polish it up and add sparkle and shine before they send it out from your email marketing program ( Mailchimp , Aweber , etc.). Have them design branded holiday images to use on your Facebook Page , Twitter and LinkedIn Profiles, and other social media sites.

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

You can then weave in other elements such as website content, YouTube clips, PDFS, charts or social media – such as recent tweets. Canva.

2017 75

Ezines — There’s No Excuse Not To Do Them

Step It Up VA Coaching

I was amazed at the number of sites I visited that did not include an ezine or newsletter for visitors to register to receive. How do you start?

2013 11

Ten Small Business Trends You Need to Embrace in 2015

Tips From T. Marie

That means responsive websites, cloud storage of shared documents and ease of communicating via email and social media. Being CONNECTED.

2014 46

Top 5 Public Relations Tactics for Your Eco Friendly Business

Eco-Office Gals

Create fun newsletters. A surefire way to develop a database is to create a newsletter via a company like Constant Contact. Stay trendy.

8 Ways to Get More Speaking Gigs

Productive & Organized

The bio/about space on your social media profiles is valuable real estate!  On a media room page. In your newsletter.

2013 64

Surprise! Your Customer Service Ain’t All That.

Tips From T. Marie

Nielsen statistics show that 33% of consumers prefer to contact businesses via social media rather than by telephone. Which means if you aren’t active on social media, you are failing on the customer service front. Like it or not, social media is a required component of good customer service today. Or right.

Technology of the week: MailChimp

Practically Perfect PA

From monthly departmental newsletters, to event marketing emails and general staff communications. What is MailChimp? What do they do?

Results of the 2014 Solopreneur Survey: Quality of Life is Up, Expectations are Up, Facebook is Down

The Solopreneur Life

Subscribe now to The Solopreneur Life Newsletter and instantly receive the complete solopreneur survey results. said it got worse. in 2014.

Today’s Admin Needs to Become a Mobile Office Pro

Office Dynamics

Share with others using Flipboard’s social sharing features. It’s all in the apps. Microsoft. Today’s Admin needs to be a MobileOfficePro™.

Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Repurposing: Soc Media To Articles To Books. Some of those become blog posts, newsletter articles, parts of books. Experiment! Recycle!

2011 132

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. Well I’ve always loved writing.

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. Well I’ve always loved writing.

The Average Joe’s Guide To Setting Up An Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Services, such as Viral Style, enable you to design your unique, personalized garments online, set your price and use their services to market the product through email placements and social media. You can then use social media and newsletters to advertise your products and get your brand heard. The D.I.Y.

2017 32

Email Isn’t Dead. Here’s Why You Should Be Using It to Market Your Business.

Tips From T. Marie

Just because social media has become a marketing darling, doesn’t mean it’s the best way to reach your clients or customers.

2016 11

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

Practically Perfect PA

Anyway, Lucy’s presentation and the audience’s response made me think long and hard about how assistants can and should use social media.

2014 21

A Marketing Dinosaur That’s Not Yet Extinct

The Solopreneur Life

R ecently several solopreneurs have asked me to write about a marketing creature that still roams the Earth, but not in the numbers it once did: print newsletters. The Rise and Fall of Print Newsletters. When I started as a solopreneur in 1993, newsletters were a big part of my business. Have You Ever Used Print Newsletters?

2010 16

AZVAs the Podcast: Opportunities in Sports and Entertainment

Loosely Speaking

This month’s poll questions: (1) What are some of your most successful uses of Social Media? (2) Season 2/Episode 12 Program Notes.

2011 34

Solopreneur Survey Results: 2013 Was a Good Year, Expectations Are Very High for 2014

The Solopreneur Life

64 percent plan to use Facebook more; 62 percent plan to use blogging more; 56 plan to use e-newsletters more. • Surveys

2014 50