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 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

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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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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!

5 Tips to Use Social Media for eLearning Content

Dumb Little Man

So you want to promote your eLearning content on social media. These days, everyone and their mother is trying to promote their business on social media. It’s not as easy as it looks, so here is some actionable advice you can use to reach your social media goals. The post 5 Tips to Use Social Media for eLearning Content appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Well, you’re not the only one.

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.

How to Use Social Media and Stay Productive

Productivityist

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

… Marketing Social Media influencer marketingRecent years have seen the emergence of the “influencer economy” – a departure from the typical advertisement venues towards personal endorsements by internet personalities.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Why Use Social Media While in Transition?

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freund Alex Freund Career coacing Facebook landingexpert LinkedIn Social Media TwitterStarting around 2008, many organizations’ human resources departments needed to eliminate their own staffs, and thus many of the traditional human resources functions got bounced over to the respective hiring managers. Unfortunately, those discrete departments couldn’t always afford expensive job boards, so they needed to think out of the box in order to meet their [.].

5 Tips for Running a Successful Social Media Contest

Small Business CEO

Social media contests are popping up all over, but do you know the right way to use them for your company? Check out these five ways to run a successful social media contest below. … Social Media social media contest

6 Top Tips on Promoting Your Business on Social Media

Small Business CEO

Social media is increasingly becoming a tool for organizations, both big and small, to promote their business and create awareness about their current and upcoming offerings. … Marketing Social Media social media marketing social media promotion social media strategy

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.

The Zen of Social Media Marketing

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? Entrepreneur, Shama Kabani (formerly Hyder) also believes in social media marketing.

Top 5 Tips for Maximising ROI with Social Media

The Small Business Blog

Social media has become another one of those “must-do” daily tasks for the average entrepreneur. But how can you avoid simply wasting time on social media and maximise… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Maximising ROI with Social Media on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Small Business / SOHO Facebook Google Plus linkedin Social Media top 5 tips twitter

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.

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!

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.

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

How to Stop Wasting Time on Social Media (no willpower needed)

Dumb Little Man

It’s possible to spend a great part of your life wasting your time on social media, and then find out in the end you could have done so much more with your time. The post How to Stop Wasting Time on Social Media (no willpower needed) appeared first on Dumb Little Man