Best New Social Media Features to Boost Engagement!

Jennie Lyon

Do you seek out all of the latest news about social media? As a digital marketing expert and virtual assistant who focuses on social media, watching trends, new features, and announcements from social media networks is simply part of my job.

Facebook is Down! This is Why Your Business Should Never Rely On Social Media

Tips From T. Marie

Back in 2015 I wrote an article about using a social media page as your website. And although I didn’t specifically mention a social media platform worldwide outage in that original article, it’s definitely just one more reason you should never use a Facebook page as your website.

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3 Secrets to Selling with Social Media

Success

Now, he came to us to go over the practicalities of leveraging his social media and turning his followers from his music business days into customers of his beef business. If you’ve ever felt stymied by social media, read on for my top three secrets to selling with social media.

Moment House and the Blending of Social Media and Digital Entertainment Experiences

Small Business Labs

Moment House is a live streaming, interactive social media platform for digital entertainment. Newly launched in 2020, Moment House has produced over 700 concerts, called “moments,” selling one million tickets through its platform.

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The Creator Economy Monetization Features of the Major Social Media Platforms

Small Business Labs

Axios' Tech giants have all become creator companies covers the various ways digital creators can earn money on a variety of tech platforms,  Their excellent summary chart is below (click to enlarge). The article also makes a good point about the diversity of digital creators.

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Social media content ideas for October

Karen Vivarelli

Need help with your social media strategy? The post Social media content ideas for October appeared first on Karen Vivarelli. Content Calendar Instagram Social Media Virtual AssistantStuck in a content rut?

Build Relationships First: How to Sell on Social Media

Success

He’s podcasting, using social media and building his private coaching clients. He wants to know how to more effectively funnel all three elements—his podcast, social media and coaching—into each other. In our conversation, we focused on social media.

Gigi Gorgeous: How to Stay Grounded When Social Media Is Your Full-Time Job

Success

Staying grounded in social media is a constant challenge. Working on social media (professionally) takes everything up a notch. It helps to know your purpose before launching a social media career. But knowing what you want to do on social media isn’t enough.

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Hi, I’m Media. Social Media.

Brilliantly Better

The post Hi, I’m Media. Social Media. Traditionally, there are 3 recognized powers in a modern state: legislative, executive and judiciary.

Six reasons to Put Social Media Icons on Your Business Cards

Small Business CEO

The business model of a company birthed and growing in the contemporary world is incomplete without incorporating social media in some way or the other. In fact, several businesses have gained a lot more momentum than they would have without using social media to their advantage.

You’re A Social Media Influencer? Expect To Be Deplatformed

Brilliantly Better

And so is the golden age of social media. The post You’re A Social Media Influencer? All good things come to an end. It has been a good 10 years, but now the landscape is barely resembling to what the whole phenomenon was in the beginning.

How Social Media can Help You Find an Affordable Moving Company?

Small Business CEO

Social media is used by all organizations to promote their businesses. Nowadays, social media has become a great platform for companies to market their businesses online and to attract customers towards it. Management Social Media moving company social media for business

6 Best Business Strategy Books to Pull Ahead of the Competition [2021]

Success

This 2021 best-seller doesn’t attempt to provide quick fixes. In a rapidly evolving world, this 2021 guide is recommended for any leader seeking to remain at the cutting edge. The post 6 Best Business Strategy Books to Pull Ahead of the Competition [2021] appeared first on SUCCESS.

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Top Tips for Business Blogging in 2021

Small Business CEO

Whether you are a new blogger or an experienced one, you might be wondering what changes 2021 will have in store. In this article, we’re going to break down some of the main tips you need to keep in mind when you’re starting a business blog or improving an established one in 2021.

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Poshmark and the Rise of Social Selling

Small Business Labs

Poshmark is a social e-commerce platform where people buy and sell secondhand goods, mostly used clothes.  Poshmark CEO Chandra said the company is riding three trends: the acceleration of e-commerce; consumers embracing social selling; and the growing market for second-hand goods.

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The “High Five”-ification Of Social Media, And How It Slowly Kills It

Brilliantly Better

The post The “High Five”-ification Of Social Media, And How It Slowly Kills It appeared first on Dragos Roua. I’m sure there aren’t many of my readers who remember High Five.

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The Independent Worker Surge

Small Business Labs

million in 2021, an unprecedented 34% increase. This is the key finding from MBO Partners 2021 State of Independence research study. million in 2021, a 51% increase. Online platforms, marketplaces, and social media have made it cheaper and easier to become an independent worker. 

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10 Best Tools to Help You Land Your Dream Job [2021]

Success

From portfolio building tools to resources for your career search, we’ve provided the 10 best apps and tools to land your dream job in 2021. Where LinkedIn really shines is in its social media engine for networking.

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5 Easy Ways to Market Your Small Business with Facebook

Jennie Lyon

Digital Marketing Free Downloads Marketing Social Media Checklist Social Media Marketing digital marketing facebook marketing small business small business tips social media marketing virtual assistant virtual assistant services

5 Popular Recruitment Trends For 2021

Recruit CRM

Social Recruiting For recruiters, social media is a gold mine of passive candidates. This means, you clearly have a higher chance of finding talent on social media more than ever, and these numbers are going up every year. This is 2021!

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3 Tiny Habits That Can Shift Your Home Business Into a Growth Mindset

Tips From T. Marie

I use a small, journal to do this in, but you could do it in an electronic document or even by posting those three things every day on social media. In the worlds of psychology and business, you’ll often hear the terms ‘growth mindset’ and ‘fixed mindset’.

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6 Ways to Encourage More User-Generated Content

Small Business CEO

Instagram and other social media platforms can be powerful tools to promote your small business. But that power lies not so much in what you post, but in what you can encourage others to post about you as part of these social communities.

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5 Facebook Ad Strategies to Grow Your Business + Free Template

Jennie Lyon

Sometimes it’s baffling to think that Facebook was ever a social networking site for Harvard students when you look at the beast it has become now. As of 2021, it boasts 2.85

What’s Stopping You From Starting a Work From Home Business?

Tips From T. Marie

With social media and apps like Zoom that allow you to meet face to face via computer, you can connect with others without the need for traditional style networking. I often tell the story of how I started my business.

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Struggling to Connect With Your Audience? 7 Tips for Better Facebook Engagement

Small Business CEO

Marketing Social Media Facebook engagement facebook marketingYou’ve used Facebook for years to keep in touch with former classmates, family friends, distant relatives.

7 Tried And Tested Ways To Boost Instagram Likes

Small Business CEO

Marketing Social Media InstagramIf you’re looking for a little Instagram like boost, it may not be as difficult to achieve as you’re anticipating.

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American Express on The Rise of the Digital Nomad

Small Business Labs

   Instead of becoming nomadic, most of the 54% who said they are interested will follow digital nomads on social media and treat the trend almost as a spectator sport. American Express recently released its annual Global Travel Trends report.  

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The Simple Digital Marketing Strategy Pillars for Business Growth

Jennie Lyon

Content Marketing Digital Marketing Free Downloads SEO Checklist content creation content marketing lead magnet small business social media marketing virtual assistant virtual assistant servicesThe marketing game has come a long way since its humble beginnings.

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Forerunner Ventures on Solopreneur Commerce

Small Business Labs

We are seeing a new long-tail retailer learning how to make the internet work in their favor, enabled by social media and without the need to lean into a digital mass marketplace—they simply need a captive audience, which is easier to attract than ever.

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Social Networks to Maximize Your Business Success: The Main Do’s & Appropriate Don’ts

Small Business CEO

Social media has always been one of the most effective business tools used by entrepreneurs. Billions of users spend time on social media every day. Management Social Media social networking

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Who are "Geriatric Millennials"

Small Business Labs

Over the past week, there's been a flurry of articles and social media posts on "geriatric millennials" This term refers to the oldest millennials, those born between 1980 and 1985.  

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Top 5 Ways to Save Your FB Ad Account from BAN

Small Business CEO

The most common places for advertisements are social networks; among them, popular ones are Facebook and Instagram. Marketing Social Media facebook advertising

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McKinsey on Technology Trends

Small Business Labs

social media, cloud computing, big data, coworking, the gig economy and others. But as McKinsey points out, convergences between technologies, social and economic trends have become increasingly powerful drivers of change. 

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How to Super-Charge Your Email List By Offering a Fantastic Lead Magnet!

Jennie Lyon

Core Lead Magnet Optin Email Marketing Free Downloads Virtual Assistant digital marketing digital marketing services email list email marketing grow your email list lead magnet social media marketing virtual assistant virtual assistant services

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You Will Survive: 8 Strategies to Overcome New Entrepreneur Anxiety

Success

Are you trying to build the app and website, grow seven social media accounts, host webinars, talk to customers, sell, and secure venture capital all at the same time while also juggling a personal life? Close your eyes and imagine stepping onstage to deliver your first TED Talk.

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3 Ways to Tailor Your Resume for an Employer

On The Job

Most companies post about their culture through their websites or their online social media feeds. If you're not tailoring your resume to a specific job, it could be why you're not getting any responses to your application.

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How to Protect Yourself from Online Scams

Success

Be wary of social media. We’ve all accidentally given out more information than we intended to on social media. It’s also a good idea to ensure that you have the highest password and security settings enabled on your social media accounts, browsers and internet modems.

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Linkedin Marketing: 13 Common Mistakes To Avoid

Small Business CEO

When you’re using LinkedIn for sales and marketing, it’s crucial to realize that LinkedIn is different from other social networking sites.… Marketing Social Media linkedin marketing

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10 Quick Tips to Help You Slow Down, Make a Plan and Push Forward

Success

New members of Achievers, our startup social network, are asked for two things when they sign up: One give, and one get. For the highest-level influencers, social media is big business. This article originally appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of SUCCESS magazine.

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9 LinkedIn Tools and Capabilities You Should Start Using

Small Business CEO

Social Media linkedin toolsYou have a LinkedIn profile. Most everyone does these days. The question is, are you making your LinkedIn profile work for you? This isn’t a rhetorical question. LinkedIn is one of the world’s most powerful marketing tools for businesses and professionals.

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The Rapidly Growing Creator Economy

Small Business Labs

Axios' App rush: Talent over trash covers the growth of social media apps where the content is created by digital content creators who are getting paid.    Key quote: The big picture:  Creator-economy platforms like Patreon, Substack and OnlyFans are built around content makers who are paid. It's a contrast to platforms like Facebook that are mostly powered by everyday users’ unpaid posts and interactions.

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5 Elements of a Great E-commerce Website

Success

Only then can you advertise your e-commerce site in the right media. Keep It Social—Make Full Use of Digital Media. Make full use of “busy streets” by developing a strong social media presence. Your social media posts should engage.

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Bethany Mota’s 3 Rules to Thrive Long Term as a Digital Content Creator

Success

Building a business on social media comes with plenty of doubts. 3: Everyone needs a break from social media. For the beginning half of building [Atom&Matter], I kind of took a step back from social media so I could just tune in with it,” she says.

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