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.

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?

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.

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?

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

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

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.

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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.

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.

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.

9 Easy Ways To Use Social Media SEO

Dumb Little Man

SEO and social media marketing are two strategies that can help boost your brand awareness and market your business. Since social media mainly depends on the high-quality content and a strong, visible brand presence, your SEO efforts can particularly improve your social media reach. If that’s exactly what you want, check out the following nine ways to improve your social media SEO. Optimize your social media posts for the searches.

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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.

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.

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.

Top Solutions to Social Media Problems You Can Actually Use

Dumb Little Man

Your social media knows a lot about you- the stories you’ll like or share, the friends you don’t want to hear from but won’t unfollow, how hard your last breakup was. Social media companies know a lot about you and have a vested interest in keeping your eyes focused on their feeds. If you are ready to make a change, follow these four solutions to social media problems. See Also: Social Media Causing Depression and Anxiety: Is It True?

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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

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!

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.

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!

4 Tips for Successful Social Media Marketing

Small Business CEO

While there are definitely more ways than one to market on the internet, social media marketing is becoming one of the most popular and least expensive ways to market is through social media. Here are some great ways to start social media marketing the right way.…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A Quick Marketing Guide On How to Utilize Visual Content On Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Because of this, it’s critical that you know how to promote your business using visual content on social media. Now, if you want to learn how to use images to promote your social media page and business, then check out the tips below. Here’s a list of the five sites that offer amazing free images that you can use for your social media pages. If you want to add a more personal touch to your social media strategy, using original images is a good idea.

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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 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.