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Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

A place to come, learn and realise that there was at least one other PA that felt the same way you did and was facing the same every day issues you were (and some of the triumphs too!) Over the last few years there are plenty more online communities and in more recent times we have taken networking to a whole new level with local networks, organised by assistants, springing up all over the place. First up we have the Edinburgh PA Network. The PAs behind the Network.

Best Tools To Increase Sales For Your Ecommerce Store

Dumb Little Man

You need to use the right tools and strategies to optimize your site for SEO and market your brand to ensure you make sales. Here are some of the best tools and strategies to increase sales for your ecommerce store. 55% of internet users prefer google network ads.

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Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Stephanie LH Calahan

  You are ready to get your promotion "out there." Introducing Product/Program Promotion: Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned.  Thank you for your willingness to share some of your mistakes and lessons learned so that others could benefit!   What were you promoting (book, program, teleseminar, etc.)?   What did you do that went well in your launch promotion?   Andrea, what a great lesson you learned

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Are You a Promoter?

Office Dynamics

To promote means to further the progress of something - especially a cause, venture, or aim - support, or actively encourage. You may well operate as though what you accomplish at your desk has little to do with promotion of your company's product or service, or initiative. You may think, at least on the surface, that promotion has to do with marketing or sales, and little to do with you. That is superficial understanding of what it means to promote. Promote.

Tips for Optimizing and Promoting Video Marketing Material for.

Andrea Kalli

Today, videos are fast becoming the standard medium for promoting products as well as publishing press releases, interviews, music, and so much more. By learning how to tap into this unique form of marketing, you will be able to increase your potential for earning exponentially. The Google AdWords network, for example, offers click-to-play video ads that will be able to propagate your videos to its advertisement publishing network as soon as you set your account to do so.

How Social Niceties Can Ruin Your Chances Of Getting A Promotion At Work

Dumb Little Man

If you’re playing by all the rules and still not getting any promotion at work, then you might be unknowingly sabotaging yourself. Promoting your success doesn’t make you a jerk it. Or it could be that the subject matter required a longer learning curve. I hate social networking. Like it or not, we live in a world where social networking is no longer a can-do, but a must-do, especially if you want to be an influencer or to make it into the inner circle.

2017 129

Top 10 Online Tools for Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

There are loads of great downloadable tools out there for book authors, like Scrivener (for writing), Calibre (for producing ebooks) and KDP Rocket (for finding good keywords to use on Amazon). But in this post, I want to focus on online tools – ones that you can use through your web browser. Here are ten of the best, for different stages of your author journey: Tools for Writing and Editing Your Manuscript. Tools for Publishing Your Book.

2018 74

How I Learned to Love Selling (and How You Can Too)


With this new idea, I learned to stop worrying and love sales. Back in the days when I bought into the hyperbole of The Hustle™, I went to a lot of networking meetups. I urge you to abandon networking in favor of relationship building , especially in your business.

2021 70

Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Stephanie LH Calahan

I asked my expert panel: Social Networking is a popular activity, but truly effective business people know that using online communication tools is about more than publishing content.    Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIN , Quora and others are fantastic tools for meeting and connecting with potential business partners, clients and more.    How do you use social networking to grow connections into relationships?  Favorite tool?

2011 197

Learn How to Post A Job On LinkedIn Like A Pro Recruiter

Recruit CRM

A social networking site that primarily focuses on professional networking and career development, you can extensively use this platform to find a perfect job or internship. However, they can even recommend such candidates from their own network.

2020 71

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Stephanie LH Calahan

When you attend tradeshows or networking meetings, do you later experience the business card pile up? Do you need an easy way to delegate the input of contact and conversation information into a customer relationship management (CRM) tool? Keep reading to learn more about the great product and how you can win. “ So in 2005, I started doing the research of what tools are out there to help people manage the common act of exchanging business cards and taking notes.

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool


Leadership, Change Management, Learning or Behaviour Change), such as a business simulation game , in a straightforward but credible way"? Here is a simple Excel-based tool which will get you started and which you can easily enhance if you need more. At Dashboard Simulations we have developed a simple Excel-based (Excel) tool which guides you through 3 simple steps to estimate the financial benefits resulting from a specific leadership intervention with an individual Leader.

2014 54

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. A certification can certainly help you get promoted to an executive assistant position or be considered for an executive assistant position. Is it possible to get a list of attendee email addresses to network after the webinar? We have listed each speaker and what the attendees will learn.

2015 185

Getting People to Notice You: Cultivating High Self-Esteem Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

As an attendee, you will learn…. Why self-promotion is essential for your career—and yet so hard to do. How to build, deepen, and strengthen alliances within your network. For an Admin Network – Earn positive attention in the workplace and address the most common obstacle standing in the way for most assistants—lack of self-esteem. Do you struggle with getting people to notice you?

Promoting Your Business Through Word of Mouth Marketing

Small Business CEO

The one thing that past and present marketing strategies have in common is the tools which business owners use in order to grab the attention of consumers and ensure that their brands are the first thing that comes to mind for their target market. Building a network and delivering useful messages leaves you in your contact’s good graces. It is already well known, the tricky part is learning how to use word of mouth marketing effectively.

2011 73

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

Whether they are looking to fill a new role, or make decisions about annual raises and promotions, employers find it difficult to pinpoint the candidates with the right knowledge, motivations and skills to excel. Yes, it takes effort to work a certification through to completion: turning in every assignment, reading, analyzing, expansion of your mind and tools. In this competitive job market, you need every tool and resource in your toolkit.

Should I Homeschool My Kids?

Dumb Little Man

Some parents conduct all of the education at home while others "meet" via online homeschooling networks or as part of local groups to facilitate children''s meeting for playdates, participation in joint extra-curricular art and music programs, joint field trips and, sometimes, collaborative study together in each other''s homes. Online learning offers many benefits for homeschooled students. an ILP (Individual Learning Plan) for each individual student 3. Brain Learning

2014 172

Luck or Preparation?

Office Dynamics

I ask my participants if they believe people achieve great things, promotions or success because of luck or preparation. In other words, you might see another person get a great promotion and you think, “Boy is he lucky.” In reality “he” has been studying after work for hours, working smarter, networking and servicing others. These actions result in a massive ‘network of luck,’ opening up a huge potential for chance opportunities.”

2015 108

Organize Your Ideas and Watch Them Unfold

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? How to Use Both For Optimal Professional & Personal Productivity | Main | Work From Home Mother - How to Organize Your Life and Home to Succeed » Organize Your Ideas and Watch Them Unfold (Guest Post: Sheila Zayas) How many times have you had a product idea only to see someone else on a 30-minute infomercial promoting YOUR idea? Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today!

2009 136

Is an Executive Assistant Certificate for You?

Office Dynamics

There are two main points I want to make in this blog: An administrative certificate or certification does not guarantee success, a salary increase, new title or promotion. It still boils down to what someone does with what they learn. You need networks and you need to be visible. I went through 6 huge books and learned on my own (no study group) and took the exam and passed the first time! I did it to challenge myself and learn new things, which I did.

2015 188

It’s Finally Here! The Product Launch Specialist Certification Course You’ve Been Waiting For

Andrea Kalli

With the Product Launch Specialist Certification you can pull all the information you’ve learned into a single DYNAMITE service offering for your clients. Think about what you’ve learned so far. If you’ve taken many of the other VAClassroom courses you’ve learned how to: Perform common internet marketing actions. I believe that these new skills and tools will make you one of the most valuable assets for your clients!

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It’s Finally Here! The Product Launch Specialist Certification Course You’ve Been Waiting For

Andrea Kalli

With the Product Launch Specialist Certification you can pull all the information you’ve learned into a single DYNAMITE service offering for your clients. Think about what you’ve learned so far. If you’ve taken many of the other VAClassroom courses you’ve learned how to: Perform common internet marketing actions. I believe that these new skills and tools will make you one of the most valuable assets for your clients!

2010 100

Want To Impress Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

Here are 5 ways to score brownie points with your boss and get that promotion or raise (or both) a little faster: The one thing that I’ve learned over the course of my career is to try getting to know your boss. Then they will feel good about themselves and you might just get that promotion or raise after all. Home About Me Advertise Want To Impress Your Boss?

2007 100

Video Marketing Techniques to Convert Viewers Into Buyers

Andrea Kalli

Take a look at some of these tips to learn how to transform idle viewers into actively engaged buyers. In almost any niche you might promote, you should expect that the viewer wants to hear a little bit about how the product works, but will ultimately be more interested in buying if they are presented with the benefits.

2010 154

Small Business Start-Up Idea – T-Shirt Design | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Small Business Start-Up Idea – T-Shirt Design by Stefan Töpfer on Apr 02, 2008 There is always a great demand for custom-made T-shirts, ranging from sports teams in need of new kit to event organisers wanting promotional shirts to give away. Skills needed: You will need to be very good at graphic design and it will help if you know how to print T-shirts already, although you could learn. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 153

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, February 10, 2010 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About Networking Hear that? Thats the sound of dozens of career experts venting their frustrations over how many job seekers still refuse to accept they must network if they want to find a job. In other words, it’s time to network, still the best way to land a job.

2010 144

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. Do use social media tools where possible. If you need to learn to drive, use individual or less visible accounts to practice until you’re ready to drive for real. Use Analytics and other social media tracking tools to measure against your established KPIs. Don’t only post promotional and “salesy” updates.

No Opportunities for Career Advancement? Do These 5 Things

All Things Admin

What happens when you hit the proverbial glass ceiling and don’t have the tools to shatter it? Your professional network can be a great resource!) Learn about the options that may exist, and get the department’s input on how you can continue to learn and grow in your position.

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Can AI Be the Solution to the Much-Debated Climate Change Issue

Dumb Little Man

Titled ‘ Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning ’ , the paper is written by some of the pioneers of artificial intelligence and machine learning. It highlights the utility of machine learning and AI for battling the climate change crisis. Machine Learning.

2020 155

How To Get Featured As A Guest On Podcasts To Build Your Brand

Dumb Little Man

So, wouldn’t it be great if there was a way that you could leverage someone else’s audience to promote your brand? And once you improve your network, your brand will gain more credibility and popularity. Anyway, there are some specialized tools that can help:

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Top 5 Tips for Using Technology for Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! Learn how to use publishing software and create eye-catching promotional material. Manufacturers are now offering packaging tools, software design, rapid prototyping and product redesign to sell products. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals. Starting a Small Business? On-Demand Small Business Infrastructure™ allows you to run your business online.

2010 141

The Web2.0 Business Development System


Based on hard-won experience I have pulled together a comprehensive model to help enterprises exploit the full power of all the great tools available (mostly free) to turbo-charge ALL their outbound, inbound and two-way sales and marketing communications. Tags: Social Networking

2010 46

5 Steps for Managing Your IT Audit & Security Career In Strange Times

Dumb Little Man

Identify who, what, when, how, tools implemented, duration, challenges and learning, and foremost the value it added to your journey. Fourth, Stay Connected, Keep Your Network Updated. Fifth, Evaluate, Learn, and Gain those pending Certifications and Training.

2020 164

Business simulation without programming opportunity - partner search


Why cant we have an Excel-like tool for business simulation? Just imagine a tool which let a user, who understands a business area but has no technical skills, build and deploy sophisticated graphical management simulations in under an hour! My Eureka moment was 12 months ago - since then I have developed a fully working prototype of a tool to automate simulation building into just 3 steps: STEP 1 - Define the "Life History" of the main business objects in the simulation.

2010 50

Writing Meaningful Performance Goals

All Things Admin

And your ability to set (and achieve) these milestones often determines whether you’re chosen or passed over for promotions or other career opportunities. Learn the Objectives of Your Executive and Organization. If these tools are available, use them!

2020 83

Double profits from revenue processes with Process Physics


Online Collaboration ToolsA serial bank robber was once asked why he robbed banks? He replied "because that's where the money is!" Why have I developed a new discipline called Process Physics ? Same answer - because that's where the money is (in a process). Process Physics " is the discipline of using mathematical process models in conjunction with simulation technology to spot the "money left on the table" in any business processes.

2011 50

Lessons from Indigenous firefighters on the front lines of Western wildfires

Vox Open Sourced

In those days, you learned the trade by actually doing the work. Passed over for promotion”. I know a lot of other fire crew leaders that have been passed over for promotion. Our goal is to give some of these guardians the tools to fight fires.

2021 113

Episode 280: All You Have to Do is Ask with Dr. Wayne Baker


Focusing on social capital, social networks, generosity, and positive organizations, Dr. Baker has published six books and contributed to such outlets as Harvard Business Review, Chief Executive Magazine, and Sloan Management Review. To learn more, visit

2020 77

How Can I Earn Extra Income For Less than $100?

The Solopreneur Life

Step #6: Promote Your Content Using Facebook Comment Plugin. Grab all the keywords related to the content that you are promoting. For example, if you are promoting a piece of content that talks about how to lose weight, look for keywords that are related to the weight loss process. You can easily do this using the Google Keyword Planner tool. This will give you access to the keyword planner tool. Make sure you’re promoting the right product.

2019 125

10 Tips to Use YouTube to Market Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Since its introduction in 2005, YouTube has become an indispensable marketing tool for every business. Entertaining your viewers while promoting your brand might sound challenging, but with the right approach it is totally doable.

2020 158

How To Boost Your Business with Influence Marketing Chatbots

Dumb Little Man

Machine learning presupposes that chatbots can study and enrich their knowledge. Nevertheless, social networks and media, like Facebook and CNN, are still interested in chatbots. Chatbots are easy to set and this feature makes them a perfect tool for e-tailers. The similar personalized approach to promotion is applied to one more popular trend called influence marketing. There are a lot of popular bloggers working with well-known brands to promote their products.

2017 112

Write The Best Job Descriptions In 7 Easy Steps | Free Templates

Recruit CRM

Use tools such as Textio , an augmented writing platform that identifies gender-biased words and helps you craft an inclusive job description. The person will be in charge of overseeing the promotion of our company's brands. Learning with the sales administration software and CRM.

2021 52

Best Advice On How To Successfully Start Your Online Business

Dumb Little Man

Retargeting requires using an integrated tool that collects information from people who visit your site either through their browsing behavior or from products they purchased or attempted and failed to purchase. You must be the champion promoter of your company culture.

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