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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?

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. It has become an essential tool for companies that want to grow their online presence. 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. Choose The Right Network. A business owner needs to choose the right social network to expand his business.


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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.

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. The nature of social media is that everything happens in real time. In this post, we will help you identify the optimal time to post on social media sites.

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Our Social Media and Tech Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

I just wanted to remind you that our Social Media and tech training course is two weeks away! The first course is for assistants who want to learn how social media, apps and office tech can help increase their productivity and career development. Social Media, Apps and Office tech for Assistants. The training will concentrate one: Social Media isn’t difficult, controversial or challenging.

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Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Check out this great tool | Main | Getting Organized Helped Me Find Health and Lose 65+ Pounds » Can You Define Social Media Clutter?   I do post the same thing more than once in a day because I have found that my over 7000+ followers are from all over the world and they look at their social networking sites at different times.  Comments Can You Define Social Media Clutter?

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 set up social accounts on all the relevant social platforms for your business. Do be active on your social profiles. Do use social media tools where possible. Social is called social for a reason.

Is Using Social Media at Work a Good Idea?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, July 22, 2010 Is Using Social Media at Work a Good Idea? Thats why I thought it would be interesting to look at how companies are handling the issue of employees using social media -- and how some of them are just ignoring it. Do you think its OK to use social media at work?

Maximizing Social Media Use for Business

Catch Friday

You can maximize the use of social media for public relations. Make sure that you initiate as well as participate in social conversations. This is why it is important that when you use social media for business that you really learn to listen. This is also the reason why when using social media such as Twitter, it is important to have a real person manage your accounts. You will also learn more about your audience.

Antisocial Media: The Opposite of Social Media

Small Business CEO

Engaging with the media in an interactive manner is no longer a “nice to have&# - it is a necessity. More often than not, “just enough&# is anti-social, if not anti-business. In the not so rare scenario above, social media is a dreaded activity. Somehow this client is “using&# social media without “getting&# social media. Engaging in social media just for the sake of “checking the box&# is completely useless.

Why Get Involved With Social Media? - Will Paccione

Office Dynamics

Will is an enthusiastic advocate of all social media facets and a social media consultant with experience in teaching individuals and businesses how to utilize social media the right way. When I spoke at Joan's 16th Annual Administrative Conference I had a lot of questions and concerns from the audience about Social Media. Something to always keep in mind is Social Media is your individual experience- which is why it's so popular.

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. Social media is the new way of building a strong brand presence online.

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Why Get Involved With Social Media? - Will Paccione

Office Dynamics

Will is an enthusiastic advocate of all social media facets and a social media consultant with experience in teaching individuals and businesses how to utilize social media the right way. When I spoke at Joan's 16th Annual Administrative Conference I had a lot of questions and concerns from the audience about Social Media. Something to always keep in mind is Social Media is your individual experience- which is why it's so popular.

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.

Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? Check out this great tool

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out | Main | Can You Define Social Media Clutter? Check out this great tool   If you are on Twitter, then I encourage you to consider this tool.    After I posted Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?

10 Best Recruitment Tools That Every Agency Recruiter Needs

Recruit CRM

To make things easy, we had previously written an article on productive recruitment tools that'll save you time and money. So even if you're starting on your recruiting journey and looking for a guide that'll help you choose the right tools, you've landed in the right place.

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

In one way or another, social learning has been part of our lives for a long time. During this time, we are bound to learn from our colleagues and get a chance to talk on mutual topics of interest. What is Social Learning? Benefits of Social Learning.

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Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter.

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed | Main | Check Out This Great Resource for Organizing Tips and Products (and maybe win some stuff too) » Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter & Facebook Experience - Do You Use Lists?   Public means that others can follow the list and learn from the people you have found. 

Understanding the New Social Resume

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around. Watch the video below and learn how to use online tools to raise your visibility, expand your network, and establish yourself as a expert in your field. The post Understanding the New Social Resume appeared first on Eat Your Career. Video resume social mediaWell, I addressed this very topic in my recent interview on Fox 31 Denver’s Good Day Colorado.

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How To Work And Travel The World: 10 Helpful Tools

Dumb Little Man

Over this period of time, I tried a lot of useful digital tools that helped me to deal with the freelancing duties more efficiently. In this article, I decided to present you the 10 most productive online tools that can improve the capabilities of any remote worker. 10 Tools to make you a Super-Efficient Remote Worker. Learning Tools: Udemy. Udemy is a global learning and tutoring platform which offers more than 55 thousand courses.

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

You have got to be on social media sites!!! Maybe you have decided that it is time to "hang it up" or "throw in the towel" because you've decided that social media is a waste of time. Maybe you've decided that social media is a waste of your time, or you are frustrated that it is not bringing the business you would like it to. However, there is a social alternative that is rich and prosperous. Favorite tool?

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The Art And The Science Of Networking

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to network successfully can help you tap into a hidden job market and present your skills and experience to potential employers. More than half of jobs are filled through networking contacts and more employers are turning to social media tools for help with hiring. Using network referrals to get a job can lead to 6% higher annual income and most networkers stay in their jobs for two times longer than direct job searchers.

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3 Tech Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency

Office Dynamics

With that in mind, here is a look at some of the best tech tools to improve your organization’s efficiency. If you are trying to manage multiple employees on one large project, Producteev lets you easily assign tasks and manage to-do lists across networks that you build and manage. Many features of Producteev are reminiscent of social media platforms, so it is easy to learn how to follow someone in the project team or bring them into the conversation with a simple tag.

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These Tools Make Personal Branding Easy and Affordable

Dumb Little Man

There are a lot of personal branding tools you can use to make the process easier and more affordable. You don’t need to pay a lot of money to work with a website designer or learn how to code on your own. Use tools like Hubspot ’s topic generator to help with content ideas. There are several tools that make logo design straightforward. Use tools like BrandYourself to help you manage and track Google results tied to your name. Your Social Media.

2017 117

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

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Stephanie LH Calahan

Archive Network with Steph Is This You?   I hear it from my clients and workshop participants as well as my connections on social media sights.  Change the settings on your social networking sites that automatically notify you of new activity. Check your social networking sites only at specified times, preferably no more than once or twice a day. The best tool for this is Post-It notes. Learn to say "no" sometimes!

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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.

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

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! We did a number of things: free video training series leading up to a tele class promoted via social media, email; jv partners helped us to promote; and. What didn’t go so well and what were your lessons learned? Any big lessons learned?

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Getting Creative With Pinterest

Small Business Labs

 As the chart below from Comscore shows, it's the fastest growing social networking site of all time.   Our Pinterest advice to small businesses is the same as all social medialearn about it, explore and test it as a business tool.   social mediaEven if you've been living in a cave the last year or so you've probably still heard of Pinterest.

2012 147

While in Transition, Are You Keeping Pace with Technology?

Job Advice Blog

The second area is the technology that evolved in the past decade in the area of social media. Hiring managers are more interested in hiring someone who’s up-to-date as opposed to someone who’s been out for a while and who lacks the latest technology skills and therefore whose learning curve will be steep and possibly prolonged. Equally important, I see the need for people in transition to show potential employers their proficiency in using social media.

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Office Dynamics

After so much anticipation, the Office Dynamics Conference, titled the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence , opened on Tuesday evening September 30th with the Social Fusion Mixer. Although modern culture tries to tell us that being creative is a natural gift, Lisa challenged us to understand that it is simply another skill that can be learned and developed.

2014 148

What Improvements Can Your Small Business Make in 2012?

Small Business CEO

Your budget needs to be as firm as possible going into 2012 to be able to deal with the unexpected that always hits companies from time to time; • Review your social media efforts – How much of a social media presence has your company had over the last year? If the answer is not much, you need to seriously reconsider why you have not tapped into this tool for providing your clients and potential clients with products and/or services.

2012 69

Four Tips For Small Businesses Using Facebook As Their Main Website

Small Business CEO

While these are easier to learn and remember than the multitude of learning and experience you need to construct a fully functional website, they are no less important to follow. Read on to learn how to organize your small business Facebook page for maximum profits and popularity. There are many different tools and aspects to a Facebook page in addition to semi-daily posting, and you should be familiar with them all. *

Promoting Your Business Through Word of Mouth Marketing

Small Business CEO

Nowadays, social media is at the forefront of marketing that everything and anything which it encompasses seems to be a necessity for businesses to use. 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. Marketing Social Media customers viral marketing word-of-mouth

2011 73

Top 5 Tips for Learning More About Your Customers

The Small Business Blog

Build your own network! 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? Recent Trackbacks uberVU - social comments : Social comments and analytics for this post. E-Mail me or follow me. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 119

Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 September, 2009 Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles I recently arrived in Atlanta, Georgia to attend OfficeArrow s Lift Summit on Social Media. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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3 More Tools for Self-Branding and Job Hunting

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I'm by no means an expert in social media at all. But amongst my circle of friends and colleagues, since I love learning they usually figure I've read something about it or maybe came across it. Here are 3 more tools you may want to check out. This is when social media plays a large role. So brilliant, AOL bought it in a heart beat. Relationships and networking will always be about one on one connections.

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. YouTube supports video marketing, therefore, expands social reach of your business, builds traffic and enhances your online existence. But with social media you can do that easily.

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The Secret Power of Telling Your Story

Dumb Little Man

Everyone has a story to tell, but many think they don’t have the tools to do so. We all live in a network of stories. The rise of social media allows stories to be shared every day. Thus, a pencil and paper make excellent concentration tools.”.

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

Recruit CRM

Well, let's just get straight to the takeaway— Any form of gender discrimination originates via a mix of social forces and is expressed consciously and unconsciously while recruiting. Expertise in online marketing and social media strategy.

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Who's Advocating For You and Sharing Your Buzz?

Virtual Moxie

Today, I want to tell you about the Social Buzz Club. I know bunches of you are managing the Social Media presence of your clients, and are growing ever more savvy in your own use of Social Media. So when my friend, Kat Rose, told me about creating the Social Buzz Club with her pal, coach Laura Rubenstein, I needed to check it out. don't understand internet marketing, won't learn social media, and don't have a clue about search engine optimization.

2011 167

The Genre of Productivity: The Next Big Thing On The Web


You can learn more about Dan at his website or follow Dan on Twitter here. While I’ve always been a geek at heart, my attention span has mainly lived on the web in the social media web for marketing my family business, Samuel Gordon Jewelers. I’m very engulfed in social media space. It started when my pal Michael Schechter’s blog started posting consistently more information on these types of apps and tools. And I starting learning.

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A Quick 5-Step Plan To Effective Real Estate Recruiting & Retaining Top Agents

Recruit CRM

Several other factors come into place, too— such as open communication, relationship-building, a professional network and so on. Find out passive real estate agents who have a solid social media presence and look out for other active candidates.

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