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.

Infographic: Social Media Timings

The Small Business Blog

If social media is just something you do as an afterthought when all your other business tasks are complete, it is not very likely that you are gaining much traction with it. Different social networks are popular at various times during the day or on different days throughout the week.

Protecting Yourself From Fake Social Media Accounts

Dumb Little Man

Social media. Fake Social Media Accounts Spread Fake News. The problem is that people do believe them and fake social media accounts use this fact to spread such stories like wildfire. How Big Is The Problem Of Fake Social Media Accounts?

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Infographic: Social Media Marketing

The Small Business Blog

If you’re reading this post, you are likely to be one of the many entrepreneurs using social media on a day-to-day basis in your business. The general aim for most small businesses using social media is to increase traffic to their website, but how successful are they?

Infographic: Social Media Influence

The Small Business Blog

If your small business does not see the value of social media, it is probably losing out in some way. The majority of internet users are now on social media in some capacity or other – including an amazing 85% that use Facebook!

Infographic: Social Media Usage

The Small Business Blog

Not every social media platform is used equally and that should be reflected in your social media marketing. Google+ recently became the second largest social network, but as the infographic below shows, that market penetration has not translated to increased usage.

Infographic: Social Media Analytics

The Small Business Blog

Social media networks are awesome for small businesses, but if you are not using the right tools to evaluate what you are doing on them then you may not be getting the most from the experience. Business Infographics Infographic 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!). Managing your social media content.

10 Strategies to help you Tweet like a Social Media Rockstar

Practically Perfect PA

Becoming a social media Rockstar doesn’t just “happen”; you need to really work at it. But if you fancy a bit of a shortcut, there are some simple things you can do to accelerate your rise to social media rock stardom.

Becoming a Social Media Specialist

Practically Perfect PA

‘We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media; the question is how well we do it?’ One of the biggest changes I’ve seen is how social media now plays a crucial part in the role of an admin professional.

How Social Media Helps Students Study

Dumb Little Man

Social media in education is a no-brainer and many studies and experiences have proven its efficiency. Studies reveal that more and more students like yourself believe that the technology they use to study should have the same format as social media.

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.

Infographic: Social Media Cheat Sheet

The Small Business Blog

If you’ve ever setup more than one social media page for your business, you’ll already be aware that each page requires very different image sizes and you won’t be able to get by with just one version of your logo.

Which companies use social media the best?

Office Dynamics

Who’s using social media the most effectively? This month’s question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s AdminPro Forum asks which companies use social media the best. Question: “My company is gearing up to get into social media.

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 Become A Social Media Influencer

Dumb Little Man

This has led to a rise in a brand-new phenomenon: the social media influencer. Social media influencers have a few common traits. The social media influencer is a person who was not famous initially but may become famous. It is a person who built a social media following around a particular topic over time. See Also: The Millennials’ Mania Over Social Media. See Also: Five Easy Ways To Make Money From Social Media.

Should You Autopost Social-Media Posts to Multiple Platforms?

The Solopreneur Life

In the name of efficiency, some people say you should autopost your social-media posts to multiple platforms. These are “social” platforms, after all, and automation is rarely effective for building long-term relationships. How to Prospect, Using Social Media.

Top 5 Tips for Social Media #Hashtags

The Small Business Blog

Hashtags are widely used on social media, especially on Twitter, but have now been adopted by many other social media platforms too. Nothing makes it easier to spot a business that doesn’t get social media than one which fails spectacularly at hashtagging!

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.

The Right and Wrong Way to Use Social Media for Your Business

Small Business CEO

Social media has a massive reach. Businesses must use social media to boost their brands. The number of businesses doing social media the right way is much lower. I come across businesses that aren’t up-to-par with their social media game.

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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 Wows!

Loosely Speaking

Everybody is using one or more of the social networks these days. Virtual Assistant Resources best uses of twitter creative uses of social media great uses for linkedin how to use facebook creatively most effective uses you've seen for social networking

The Link Between Branding and Social Media

Small Business CEO

Today we’re going to explore ways to improve your social media presence to better reflect your brand and engage your audience. Because in 2016, if your company or idea isn’t represented on social media, you will have a much harder time finding success.

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Do you think assistants should use social media for professional purposes? If you answered positively then yes you would be correct I think using social media for your professional development and networking is an absolute must!

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!

Using Social Media to Build Relationships

Customers Rock!

A lot of businesses love social media because they feel it helps them spread the word about their organization and what they do. I predict this will be a big focus for social media in 2012. As anyone in social media knows, not everyone is your friend online.

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.

Using social media when organising an event

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years the events industry have wholeheartedly embraced social media and assistants should also be doing this when they organise internal events for their businesses. Here are 6 examples of how social media can help you with the events you organise: 1.

Social Media Tactics for Pop-up Promotions

Small Business CEO

Pop-up promotions have become an increasingly popular marketing tool for small businesses and start-ups, some people even claim that they are better at launching and growing a new business than social media. … Marketing pop up marketing pop up promotions social media marketing

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.

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.

Customer Service Through Social Media: The game has changed

Customers Rock!

Harry is with Useful Social Media , and I will be presenting at their New York Conference on Social Media and Customer Service next week. The rise of social media has changed customer service beyond recognition.

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.

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.

The Millennials’ Mania Over Social Media

Dumb Little Man

The way they take back steps to evaluate their social media use, which platforms they should use, and what content they want to have access to can greatly affect the way social media works. Facebook started out as a social platform for college students. Younger Millennials Favor Disappearing Media. The capabilities to share videos in real-time on almost every social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Youtube is overwhelming.

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.

Turn Followers to Customers with Social Media Conversion Strategy

Small Business CEO

If you are using social media marketing as one of your growth strategies, you are doing yourself a world of good. Social media today is right at the center of everything. … Social Media conversion strategy social media marketing social media strategy

Social Media, Experiences and the Fear of Missing Out

Small Business Labs

" While the experience economy gained some traction in the late 90s and early 2000s, the advent and success of social media has driven "experiences" into the mainstream. Food Trucks/Mobile Commerce social media trends

Five Easy Ways To Make Money From Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Making money with social media is no longer a myth. Social Media Manager. If you have had real success in getting people to notice, like, comment on or share your posts across social media platforms , then you already have the basic requirements. Companies that know how social media is no longer an option in the 21st century can hire you to manage their social media marketing campaigns, design social media strategy and manage their platforms.

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 ?