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.

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.

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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.

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.

4 Tips for Growing Your Business by Finding and Working Closely With Social Media Influencers

Small Business CEO

Here are 4 tips to get you well on your way to connecting with influencers to successfully market your product. You have a great product, but you don’t necessarily spend your days reading the same blogs as your target audience. … Marketing Social Media influencer marketing

Do You Feel Lucky? You’d Better Be If You’re Using a Social Media Page as Your Business Website.

Tips From T. Marie

I know it must seem like such a good choice, after all, we’ve all heard about the sheer numbers of people on social media sites right? And by the way, those social media pages are free. Let’s start with the following: People abandon social media.

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.

Top 5 social media tips for small businesses

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Top 5 social media tips for small businesses appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) – Limited by time and resources, Canadian small business owners often view having a presence on social media channels as a daunting task.

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.

Infographics: Restricting Social Media at Work

Productivity Bits

How using social media sites affects productivity at work? Are you for or against allowing employees to use social networks while at work? Please grab my free productivity ebook! Productivity social media at workMaybe it depends, but do we need [.] Thank you for subscribing!

Social Media Basics for Bootstrap Businesses

The Small Business Blog

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? What better way to do this than through social media? E-Mail me or follow me.

Is Your Social Media Campaign Falling on Deaf Ears?

Small Business CEO

In the event you’ve orchestrated a social media campaign and it has fallen on deaf ears for the most part, there is a reason to focus in on as to why that’s the case. Presumably, your company’s reasoning for using social media in the first place is more than likely at fault.

Considerations For Social Media Use In The Workplace

Small Business CEO

Social media has become so commonplace that many employees engage in its use at work on a daily basis. Company use of social media in the workplace is also increasing. Provide a social media policy. Create a system for monitoring employees’ social media use.

Should Employees be Allowed to Use Social Media?

Small Business CEO

Since social media hit the front page almost a decade ago many employers have debated allowing employees’ full social media access. For a lot of businesses the idea of social media at work is about a line.

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. 

Social Media, Experiences and the Fear of Missing Out

Small Business Labs

Way back in 1998 a couple of consultants coined the term " the experience economy " and urged companies to offer interesting and unique experiences in addition to products and services. Food Trucks/Mobile Commerce social media trends

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!

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.

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

Productive & Organized

of Productivity™ and I have known one anther for well over six years and have even done a few joint projects together, but we had never met IRL (in real life) until a few weeks ago and it all happened by a series of "accidents." Meggin McIntosh and Stephanie Calahan.

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.

Social Commerce: How Social Media Can Have A Major Impact On your Business

Small Business CEO

These days, social media is everywhere. It’s hard to think of a brand or a business that doesn’t have a presence on social media that they’re using to their advantage. Have you just received a new shipment of a highly sought after product?

Four Ways to Systematize and Simplify Social Media

Andrea Kalli

Here are a few ways to systematize and simplify your Social Media efforts. Social media ‘gurus’ have invested thousands of hours in their online brands, often losing track of more important metrics in the process. These four social media simplification strategies can help you escape the endless shouting match that many social platforms have become. Social media marketing is as much about opportunity cost as it is real results.

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.

4 Simple Productivity Hacks to Always Wake Up Productive

Dumb Little Man

For example, the average American uses 3 hours on social media every day [[link] Even if you’re not using quite as many hours on social media alone, you’re probably wasting quite a few hours on things like mobile games, entertaining websites, social media, and TV or Netflix.

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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. Social media is definitely another way I am trying to overcome this challenge.

Social CRM: An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Customers Rock!

Social Media CRM, or Social CRM, is getting a lot of air time these days. That’s the perspective many customer service experts have had toward social media-based customer service, or social CRM. Product Knowledge.

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Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

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.

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).

Are Social Media Websites The Next Collaboration Tools?

Small Business CEO

Social media has invaded modern life and anyone not on any of the big three platform is practically unknown. Although long overdue, businesses are finally embracing social media as the new platform to make them known. Are social media websites the next collaboration tools?

Customer-Obsessed Service

Customers Rock!

Social media has pushed customer service to the forefront for many organizations. Responses are often faster in social media than they are in traditional service channels, since social media makes everything extremely visible.

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Social Media Pre-Marketing: Three Ways to Build Value Before You Market a Launch

Andrea Kalli

Ideas for Using Social Media Pre-Marketing: Here are Three Ways to Build Value Before You Market. If there is one part of social media marketing that is particularly daunting, it is the product or service launch. These three “pre-marketing&# tips can help you produce a social marketing asset that gains attention right from its early days, regardless of its audience. 2) Empower other social media users to work with you.

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

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.

How to effectively complain using social media

Service Untitled

Social media, namely Facebook and Twitter get unhappy customers attention. Businesses are paying more attention to tracking complaints because they want to mitigate negative effects against their product or service.

Infographic: Productive Offices

The Small Business Blog

If you have ever been frustrated by the level of productivity in your small business, simply altering some of your rules and regulations could be the key to fostering a more productive work environment for your staff in the future.

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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. In what way does social media help employees to become more effective?

5 Easy Ways To Find Potential Customers On Twitter

Small Business CEO

You may find a number of unbiased tweets regarding your company’s products and services.… … Marketing Social Media find customers social media marketing twitter marketingDo you need more customers?

20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017

Dumb Little Man

Over the years, I have kept up to date with all the productivity apps and some have stood the test of time and actually produced results. Here is the master guide to productivity with the best twenty productivity apps I have come across: 1. It makes productivity more fun.

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10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Follow these 10 productivity tips for freelancers to get more out of your workday. See Also: 6 Tools to Increase Your Self-Employed Productivity. Getting organized is one of the best ways to boost your productivity and control your madness. What are your productivity musts?

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Using Instagram for business

Practically Perfect PA

Firstly, you may need to explain to your Executive why Instagram is a good social media platform to use for business but once you get over that hurdle there are a lot of benefits. You can change this if you have a big campaign or product you are promoting.

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55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

They’ve all been ridiculously successful by hacking their productivity, often in super simple ways. The Productivity and Organisation tips are perfect for busy people. Identify and line-up your most brain-intensive tasks for optimal productivity. PRODUCTIVITY.

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