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.

5 Tips for Solopreneurs for Successful Project Management

The Solopreneur Life

W hen you enter the self-employed, solopreneur life, one of the hardest obstacles you’ll need to overcome is project management. In the corporate world, there is often a chain of command and a list of policies and procedures to manage tasks. As a solopreneur, you need to incorporate every aspect in order to successfully manage projects. Here are five quick tips on project management as a part of your self-employed business plan.

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.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

With such a wide divide in opinion, it is important that you base your social media spending (of time, of course) on campaigns that actually work. But how can you test your social media campaign for effectiveness? This is because social media is built on relationships.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Social Media Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

With such a wide divide in opinion, it is important that you base your social media spending (of time, of course) on campaigns that actually work. But how can you test your social media campaign for effectiveness? This is because social media is built on relationships.

Using Social Media for Product Launches | Internet Marketing.

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.

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?

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Over the course of just three years, once powerful newspapers were reduced to specks on their former image, and social media services took over as the most frequent and powerful platform for internet users to find out just what was going on.

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

Virtual Moxie

I’m now finding that prospective clients are expecting VAs to be experts in marketing (specifically social media) and techie skills (i.e. As for social media, three years ago, I said, for the first time, that the social media train was leaving the station and anyone not on it would be left behind. But I did mean that VAs need to use social media because the world uses social media. Clients use social media.

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. Rather than reaching out to potential customers through social media, they favor a mass media approach — banner ads, pop-ups, and email lists.

C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

BioTeams

Most approaches to project management concentrate on the tasks which need to be successfully completed to achieve the project goal. Important as this is, it is at most only half of the story of successful project management.

9 Useful Tools for a Small Business to Manage Work Better

Small Business CEO

You can use all the help you can get in order to manage the work and the employees better. Basecamp is one of the leading project management solutions for a small business. HootSuite allows for easy access and navigation of all major social media websites for multiple accounts.

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8 Useful Computer Tools For Your Daily Office Tasks

Small Business CEO

In the modern world time appears to be the most valuable asset that’s why it is really important to manage it with maximum effectiveness. Time and Project Management Tool – Wrike is a web-based software for real-time management, organization and control over your projects.

2013 105

Podcasting for Business

Andrea Kalli

Next time your business is looking to expand into a form of dynamic media, give podcasting a go. Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

2010 109

6 Online Tools a Small Business Needs

Small Business CEO

Running a small business requires entrepreneurs to wear many hats: accounting, project management, collaboration, marketing and so on. HootSuite is the most popular tool for managing social media platforms because you can carry out and track campaigns across multiple social networks.

2019 52

2009 Reviewed: Our Top 25 Most Popular Articles

Small Business CEO

Social Media. Social Media Strategy: Free Is Nice, But Is It Good For Your Business? Management. Four Challenges and Solutions to SMB Project Management. Tags: Marketing Social Media business tools fan pages iphone apps new year Sales twitter apps twitter lists We’re nearing the end of 2009 and in looking back, we’ve had a wonderful year.

2009 59

What is a Business Creative?

Tips From T. Marie

The Engaging Speaker These business creatives employ a variety of media to grab their audience. And of course, building their audience on social platforms is key. The Engaging Speaker could need assistance with their social media presence, including scheduling posts and branding.

2019 156

Self-directed Learning Puts Experts At Your Fingertips

On The Job

Workers can find online resources to learn about everything from project management to marketing, helping them learn when the time is best for them.

2014 164

Ten Small Business Trends You Need to Embrace in 2015

Tips From T. Marie

The top 10 terms to be concerned about for the coming year are: CLOUD, CONTENT, USER EXPERIENCE, CONNECTED, ANALYTICS, TRANSPARENCY, UNIQUE, HUMAN, PERSONAL and SOCIAL. That means responsive websites, cloud storage of shared documents and ease of communicating via email and social media.

2015 159

5 Online Tools a Small Business Needs

Small Business CEO

Running a small business requires entrepreneurs to wear many hats: accounting, project management, collaboration, marketing and so on. If you’re looking to take some of the tedious duties digital, then here are five tools that you can start using immediately: Social Media Management: Hootsuite. HootSuite is the most popular tool for managing social media platforms because you can carry out and track campaigns across multiple social networks.

2014 84

Coaches; 6 Types & 10 Ways They Can Use Online Technology?

Tips From T. Marie

Below are just a few ways online technology can work to benefit a coaching business: Assistance with a high-converting professional website Establishing a social media presence Creating a brand and implementing it across all marketing channels Automating the client onboarding process, including online discovery forms Automate session scheduling Automate invoicing and billing Hosting online webinar events for introducing coaching services or conducting group coaching sessions.

2019 115

What can Oprah Winfrey teach assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants should always seek out the things they are good at – be it spreadsheets, marketing, social media or project management – and then do more of that stuff. Push your manager to let you take on more of the tasks you excel at so that you can succeed.

2014 238

The Assist Conference: So much to do so little time!

Practically Perfect PA

Rebecca is a PA and Office Manager at Adaptive Labs, an innovative start-up based in Shoreditch. The panellists will speak about their personal experiences working for start-ups, entrepreneurs, media conglomerates and high-level corporations. Stakeholder management.

2014 203

Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

I always say in the blog that once assistants become advanced in all of the core tasks we should push for more work, take on projects, manage staff and generally strive for more opportunities. What happens to an EA who can manage a diary standing on her head?

2015 269

4 Crucial Business Development Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Last but not least, managing corporate finances goes beyond the accounting compliance. I set up a website, all social media accounts, subscribed to all the necessary services, and started the recruitment process.

2019 245

Top 5 Tips for Making Email the Cornerstone of Your Business

The Small Business Blog

Although email has lost ground to social media and instant messaging in recent years, it is still one of the quickest ways to get hold of people. Using email is a good first step to allow your small business to collaborate on projects together.

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Virtual Assistant…10 Years Later

Tips From T. Marie

It was sheer coincidence that an Internet search for an ongoing school project happened to return a small article that mentioned a virtual assistant. . Because of the confusion, many of us adopted alternative terms to describe our services like virtual office managers and online business consultants. . Some VA’s began to specialize in things like email marketing, online project management and social media marketing.

2017 147

How to Promote Yourself Without Being an Obnoxious Braggart

On The Job

The biggest mistake people make when trying to promote their accomplishments or abilities to others is not projecting a belief in their abilities," says Chief Executive Kim Garst of Boom! Social, a personal branding and social media consulting firm. "If

Staying Focused At Work: How To Be Productive In A Challenging Environment

Dumb Little Man

Because of that, managers are quite pressed to find a solution that can motivate their team members while boosting their productivity. If there are sudden urgent tasks, you can deal with them with a simple project management tool. Nowadays, being online on various social media platforms is a trend. While working on an important project, put your phone on silent or switch it off. Managing your focus in an office environment can be quite tricky.

2017 168

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Create a mentoring program for employees to lean on their managers and learn about everything from technology to networking. Meanwhile, a baby boomer may get an in-depth look at how to use social media and why it’s important to customer engagement. Baby boomers often struggle with mastering new technologies like CRM tools and online project management systems. Assign employees to team projects based on their skills and strengths, rather than their age.

2017 118

Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

However – if we are not willing to speak up and actively list our duties how can we expect colleagues and managers to be aware of this change in office dynamics? We lighten the load for executives and are vital members of any executive management team. Risk Management.

2015 191

Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? | Internet Marketing.

Andrea Kalli

Why not start by giving your social buttons a facelift? Social buttons come in all types of designs. There is quite a variety of icons here, some of which are social icons. Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons?

2010 208

A day in the life: Catheryn Fellowes, EA to Sophie Hulme

Practically Perfect PA

However, I also work closely with the Management team across all departments and in particular manage the Instagram & social media accounts and support the PR team with events and special projects. What are the main aspects of your role?

2016 207

Internet Marketing: Building Communities Around Your Business

Andrea Kalli

Everywhere you look, there are businesses trying to become involved in social media that simply do not belong. What is undoubtedly going to happen in social media is much the same. Social media is a powerful tool for marketers, but it is not a fix-all solution.

2010 141

You Want to Grow Your Business – But Are You Really Ready?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Be ready with your project management system, associate contract, etc. Maybe your big push this year will be through marketing; social media, networking events, mailouts, whatever. by Donna Toothaker. Wow, I can’t believe we are charging into a new year already!

2013 202

Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Sherien Ahmed @sherienSA , PA to Senior Management Team, Venture Trust. Sally Lloyd @salidatious Assstant to Managing Director, CodeBase. Amy : I am currently an Executive Assistant at Skyscanner to the CTO, Director Engineering, Director of Project Management and the Director of HR.

How to Run a Blog-Based Promotion | Internet Marketing Promotion.

Andrea Kalli

1) Incorporate Social Media If you do not mind stretching the definition slightly, blogs are social media. However, while blogs offer the same connective features as other social media platforms, they lack the depth of a medium like Facebook or Twitter.

How to Run a Blog-Based Promotion

Andrea Kalli

1) Incorporate Social Media If you do not mind stretching the definition slightly, blogs are social media. However, while blogs offer the same connective features as other social media platforms, they lack the depth of a medium like Facebook or Twitter.

You Want to Grow Your Business – But Are You Really Ready?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Be ready with your project management system, associate contract, etc. Maybe your big push this year will be through marketing; social media, networking events, mailouts, whatever. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 141

3 Tech Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency

Office Dynamics

Breaking down big projects into manageable chunks is the secret of good project management. Producteev is one of the best task management software solutions available to help you complete those chunks. Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency.

2016 152

Facebook Changes Got You Down?

Andrea Kalli

Tags and Categories: facebook changes , facebook development , facebook iframes , facebook static fbml , facebook virtual assistant , how facebook affects fan pages , Social Media Marketing Related content No related posts.

You Want to Grow Your Business – But Are You Really Ready?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Be ready with your project management system, associate contract, etc. Maybe your big push this year will be through marketing; social media, networking events, mailouts, whatever. by Donna Toothaker.

2013 130

Four Tips for Monetizing Your Online Marketing Blog

Andrea Kalli

From top affiliate bloggers to social media marketers and PR experts, the best blogs do not just offer information, but accessibility.

2010 163