25 tools for managing social media accounts

Practically Perfect PA

Many Assistants are being asked to look after their Executive’s online profiles and their organisation’s social media messaging. It can be a time-consuming task that requires some thought because social media platforms change so rapidly. During next month’s Virtual Summit we will look at the structure that you can put in place to manage social […].

5 tips on managing your company’s social media

Practically Perfect PA

Many Assistants are being asked to look after their company’s online profiles and their organisation’s social media messaging. It can be a time-consuming task that requires some thought because social media platforms change so rapidly. Core Skills Featured Social Media admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant social media Virtual Assistant

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How to Earn Money on Social Media in this Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

Many social media influencers have diversified their content to cater to this new paradigm shift, moving towards lifestyle and fitness as more of their audience find themselves staying home. Use your social media account to advertise what you are offering to your audience.

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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. I am constantly trying to figure out the best way to organise my social media so that I don’t miss out on that interesting article, great picture or funny update. It can be tricky to work out who to actually follow on social media.

Social Media: Use It or Lose It

Tips From T. Marie

At this point, you should know that using social media to grow your business and/or brand is a smart move. Too often I see misguided businesses and organizations create a social media profile, page or account that might as well be collecting dust. I’m here to tell you that if you are a business, freelancer or organization on social media, use it or lose it. There is no value in creating a social media account that you don’t use.

Why Social Media is Dying a Slow Death

Dumb Little Man

I was social enough always to have the choice to accept or turn down plans on my own timeline. If social media had been around, would I have spent hours of my day liking, retweeting, and hash-tagging every conversation? I’m not sure if kids still do these things, but I am sure that if they are filling their time with social media, they are missing out on some pretty kick-ass memories. Lack of socialization.

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. If you are nervous of engaging on social media – my advice is to simply look, listen and learn. Did you know that 2 billion people are on social media in some shape or form?

Quick Tips On Taking a Social Media Break

Dumb Little Man

We often call the next generation and children today as “digital natives” They’ll grow up being more familiar with social media and the digital landscape instead of interacting with other kids. We often show disdain at such an idea but we ourselves don’t necessarily give up our dependence on social media, especially given how it affects our daily life. So, how exactly do you start taking a social media break?

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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!). That is brilliant and I am probably talking to the converted however I think it is worth saying (or saying again in this case) that social media really can empower assistants. There are many many benefits for assistants to be involved in social media activities.

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. Social media has completely evolved from the early days of Facebook being solely used by students. So how do admin professionals become social media experts?

The Link Between Social Media and Eating Disorders

Dumb Little Man

Some associate this fact with the popularization of social media, drawing close connections between the two. But how exactly are social media and eating disorders connected? Social media is often the place for people to show themselves in the good light instead of their real selves. Long before social media became a thing, images of celebrities and models shown on magazines and televisions were retouched to look perfect.

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Define The Character Of Your Business For Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Social media is the primary marketing channel for a majority of marketers – regardless of the size of the business – in recent years. But many businesses fail to make an impact in social media because they don’t define a character for themselves in particular platforms. More precisely, the social media accounts of businesses should exhibit certain characteristics of success.

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Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

Dumb Little Man

It is now universally accepted that social media is an addiction more harmful than cigarettes, alcohol, and hard drug. The entire gamut of social networks works as sugar-coated poison. This article aims to show you the bad side of social media. And for this purpose, we have divided the content into five major parts: Social, Political, Psychological, Health, and Financial. Social. The overdose of social media has created this disconnect.

How to Efficiently Market Your Business Through Social Media

Small Business CEO

Social media advertising is becoming a trend in the business world today. Further, business owners can enjoy a real-time connection to their customers through social media advertising. Here are various strategies you can use to promote your business through social media.…

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. We are social creatures. Whatever we do good, we seem to do it better in a social context where there are more people around us. Social media can help you in many ways if you use it wisely.

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? This article on The Guardian Small Business Network has some sensible advice for anyone unsure about how to handle negative feedback on social media, including the importance of listening carefully… Read the full article here: Positive Social Media Interaction on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Some businesses have trouble dealing with criticism online.

Making the Best of Your Social Media Profile

Dumb Little Man

Our online presence represents our largest social field. Link all social media profiles. Over the past fifteen years, social media platforms have grown exponentially. However, once you’ve got a handle on your personal brand, you should seek to automate and link all of your social media together. If you are in the habit of updating your website regularly, you should check if the links you’ve provided on your social media platforms continue to work.

How To Use Social Media For PR: A Step-By-Step Guide

Dumb Little Man

Social media marketing is one of the most important aspects of digital marketing and PR. If you don’t use social media platforms to promote your business, then you are missing out on quite a lot. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use social media for PR. In other words, if you don’t know who you are posting for, then you can’t expect to attract a dedicated audience on your social media accounts.

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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.

Deliberate Social Media

Simple Productivity Blog

Then, during my year of insanity teaching high school, I took a social media sabbatical because the principal monitored our personal feeds and reprimanded teachers if they wrote something he deemed inappropriate. While I resented this at the time, it gave me a break from social media and showed me it was possible. When I left teaching, I dabbled with my social media accounts again, and then politics happened.

Social Media Marketing Tips To Grow Your Presence Online

Dumb Little Man

Social media is the best way to connect with millions of people around the world. This also makes social media a crucial part of your future online marketing strategy. While you are on social media, you should know how to grow your online presence. Though many companies do have a business profile on almost all social media channels, they fail to capitalize due to lack of planning and experience.

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. If you do look after your organisation’s social media it is important that you think of new ways to express your messages visually. This is an oldie but a goldie and it is still going to be the top tip for all social media users in 2015.

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 can be used really effectively when it comes to researching different aspects of your event. Keeping them up to date via social media is easy to do and adds value.

Social Media Causing Depression and Anxiety: Is It True?

Dumb Little Man

Social media was designed to make interaction a lot easier. But today, when we look closely, we are socially awkward. This is why social media causing depression and anxiety isn’t surprising. Social media is silently taking away our happiness without us realizing it. Social media enables us to portray what we want others to think of us. They were both influencers on social media, with thousands of people watching them.

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. For more comments on this question, “which companies use social media the best,” visit, Business Management Daily’s AdminPro Forum.

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! Here are ten do ‘s and ten don’ts for using social media professionally…. Do use social media for different aspects of your career. Don’t go full steam ahead on all social media platforms if you are new to this.

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.

Getting Social Media Under Control

Simple Productivity Blog

How much time do you spend on social media? Today we look at how to get social media under control. The post Getting Social Media Under Control appeared first on Laura Earnest. Is it something you choose to do consciously, or are your prompted to do it by notification? Or has it become a default behavior? Time Management Uncategorized

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 networkingIt’s crazy how much information exists on how to use them, why, where, etc. What are the most creatively brilliant uses of these networks, either that you yourself have experienced, or that you have observed?

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. Related posts: How To Fit Social-Media Marketing Into Your Schedule. 9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List. How to Prospect, Using Social Media.

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. I know a lot of business are still banning certain websites and it can be difficult to change the executive management’s mind when it comes to using social media at work but if your company is embracing all of the positive aspects of Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook etc. Corporate Social Media.

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.

How to Prospect, Using Social Media

The Solopreneur Life

Social media is growing by leaps and bounds, but it can be difficult to get a handle on it, and how it can really impact your business. Certainly there are a number of reasons to be active in social media, but building new business is often more important to freelancers than other social media benefits, like branding and customer service. Using Social Media to Identify Prospects. Social media has some potential for identifying prospects.

How To Nail Social Media and Influencer Marketing: The SME Edition

Dumb Little Man

I bet you’ve already read about social media and influencer marketing a lot. The truth is that social media marketing and influencer marketing are two branches where something can go wrong pretty easily. The first one, because Facebook and Instagram are the most influential social media platforms and most people check a business online before trusting it. See Also: How To Drive Traffic to Your Website Through Social Media.

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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! Here’s a segment of my “REAL TALK&# conversation with Carla Wilson (owner Wilson Virtual Assistance and co-owner of Wilson Media Services ) and Mary Motz (owner of ProVirtual Solutions ). Social media WOWS!

From Baby Bump to Social Bump: The Rise of Mom Social Media Influencers

Dumb Little Man

If you’ve spent any time on Instagram lately, then you probably know at least a little bit about influencer marketing and mom social media influencers. Influencers are people who have managed to build a large audience on social media. Companies can save millions of dollars by promoting their products and services using social media influencer marketing. Doing It for the Gram: Baby Bucks and Social Media. The Power of Social Media Influence.

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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.  The reason is simple - social media allows people to record their experiences and share them with the world.  But they also need experiences worthy of sharing - which is driving the growth of experiences that are shareable via social media.

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.

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. If you want to create your own images check out canva.com – I mention this site a lot and that’s because it’s invaluable for 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. If you plan on using hashtags as part of a social media campaign for your business, make sure you understand why you are using them and what you hope to accomplish by using them. Nothing makes it easier to spot a business that doesn’t get social media than one which fails spectacularly at hashtagging!

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 billion users, it’s fair to say that the world and its dog (world’s cutest canine Pomerian pup Boo has over 8 million likes on Facebook) are pretty active on the social networking scene. Anti-social networking.

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. There are many ways to measure the success of social media at an organization. On occasion, we see true ROI calculated from social media initiatives.

3 Tips for More Effective Social Media Images

Small Business CEO

Images should form a key part of any social media campaign, as more and more emphasis is being placed on visual content nowadays. While there are many elements at play that determine how effective an image is on social media, there are a few essential tips that you should try to follow: 1. Bright and vivid colors tend to do well on social media – and attract a lot more attention. Social Media social media images