20 career experts to follow on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

So, today, I thought I would share my top 20 career experts you should all be following on Twitter. Career Development Social Media admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Twitter VA IndustrySocial Media is the place to start when you are thinking about boosting your career in 2018.There are loads of fantastic articles, advice and free training on all the different platforms.

Defending Twitter

Small Business Labs

There is a growing backlash against Twitter these days.    This tends to happen in the tech field when something has been as hyped as Twitter.  But the article also points out that Twitter traffic has leveled off, users are spending less time on the site, and almost half of the registered users aren't active.    BNET's Twitter: A Marketing Has-Been That Never Was is another recent example. 


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Using Twitter's Promoted Tweets

Small Business Labs

They are described by  Twitter  as "ordinary Tweets purchased by advertisers who want to reach a wider group of users or to spark engagement from their existing followers." " Promoted Tweets have been around for a couple of years, but Twitter limited the number of companies allowed to use them. Twitter uses a Google-like auction system for Promoted Tweets. If you are an active Twitter user, Promoted Tweets are well worth experimenting with.

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

Twitter was founded March 21, 2006. We’ve noticed that the number of administrative professionals have been surfacing on Twitter has been increasing. Whether you are already on Twitter or you still considering the possibility of joining, you will want to know who the must follow admin resources on Twitter are! Their Twitter handle and bio follow. Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter. Your turn, what are your must follow admin resources on Twitter?

5 Bad Twitter Habits

On The Job

I'll admit that when Twitter first started I thought it was a blast. So, I thought about the things that drive me nuts on Twitter, and here's my list of Twitter habits that drive me crazy: 1. What other Twitter habits should be dropped? social media communicate Twitter career advice Anita BruzzeseI met lots of nice, cool people, who recommended great music, made me laugh and offered insights that made me stop and think. But lately I find myself not so intrigued.

A friendlier Twitter for job seekers

Job Advice Blog

Marketing Yourself by Judy Margolis career advice Networking Strategies New Twitter homepage Personal Branding Twitter for job search Twitter job search Twitter tips for job seekersStill wary of entering the Twitterverse? Don’t be. It’s time to overcome your reluctance/aversion, banish all doubt and make your triumphant entrance on what is THE world stage for up-to-the-minute information sharing.

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social. TheOMPAshow: A brilliant show for assistants and office managers, follow updates via Twitter. The post Great resources for assistants on Twitter appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

Are You a Twitter Menace?

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve talked about Twitter Do’s and Don’ts before. Today I want to talk about making sure you’re not a Twitter menace. So just what is a Twitter menace? Those people that are using Twitter as a bullhorn rather than a communication device. Including people (@’ing) when they have nothing to do with your tweet, but they seem to have Twitter clout. If so, you may be in danger of being labeled a Twitter menace. It’s Twitter spam, plain and simple.

Research: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress

On The Job

Chances are, your stress level has gone up simply because it's Monday. You're not alone. A new study by Dr. Wei Wang at the University of Central Florida finds that tweets mentioning work stress were highest on Mondays, and start to slowly decline throughout the week. Researchers say there is a "Friday dip" for work stress and negative emotion. While you might think that work stress disappears over the weekend,it turns out we're fretting even when we're away from work.

Should Small Businesses Use Twitter?

Small Business Labs

The quick answer is yes -  if you see a positive return from the time and effort required to maintain a Twitter presence.    A very small percentage of adult Americans are regular users of Twitter.    A recent Pew Internet study reports that about 8% of online, adult Americans use Twitter.    Only about 75% of Americans are online, which means about 6% of all adult Americans use Twitter.

Twitter the Customer Connector

Make or Break Moments

If you aren’t using Twitter to connect with your customers – you are missing out on a great, real time venue. This weekend I discovered an article by Jeff Bullas about how the Fortune 100 companies are using (or not, as is the case) Twitter to be connected with their customers. Connecting Moments Customer Moments social media Chris Brogan customer connection Fortune 100 Jeff Bullas search for conversations Twitter

Twitter Hits a Home Run With Its Twitter For Business Microsite

The Solopreneur Life

T witter has relaunched its Twitter For Business microsite. The site was built to get you to use Twitter advertising, but I’m extremely impressed with the quality and quantity of helpful information that the microsite provides for small businesses. In my opinion, Twitter For Business blows away anything that Facebook or Google did when their advertising services were in their infancies. Twitter wisely includes Twitter basics. Twitter #Success Stories.

5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter

The Small Business Blog

Twitter has rapidly established itself as one of the best marketing and promotion tools available. From events and goings on to staff recruitment, Twitter is incredibly powerful. However, getting the best out of Twitter… Read the full article here: 5 Of The Best Education Marketing Tips For Twitter on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog education marketing Marketing/PR Social Media Social media for business twitter

People for Solopreneurs to Follow on Twitter

The Solopreneur Life

A re you trying to find worthwhile people to follow on Twitter? Subscribe to my Twitter “Solopreneur Heroes” list. The Twitter App I Use. FYI, there are many feature-rich Twitter apps. Whom Should Solopreneurs Follow on Twitter? Related posts: 9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List. Is Twitter Losing Its Power As a Tool For Solo Businesses? Social Media Starting Out Twitter

4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them

Office Organization Success

I stumbled upon this great blog post recently – 4 Useful Twitter Automation Tools and How to Use Them - all about how you can use some of those great Twitter automation tools out there and the step-by-step on how to use them. Bonus Tool: Another Twitter tool that’s a favorite of mine but wasn’t mentioned in this article is Twaitter – a great tool to pre-schedule and recycle your Tweets.

InboxQ's Excellent Twitter Q&A User Survey

Small Business Labs

I wasn't familiar with InboxQ until I saw a reference to a survey they'd done in Entrepreneur's Why Savvy Businesses Field Customer Questions on Twitter.    The key quote from the article: "58 percent of Twitter users said they’re likely to follow businesses that answer their questions on Twitter, and 64 percent said they’d be more likely to make a purchase from a company from which they’ve received an answer to a tweeted query."

Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week”

The Small Business Blog

I don’t check my followers on Twitter very regularly but I’ve noticed that at some point between Easter Monday and this afternoon on Friday, I have lost nearly 20,000 of them. Twenty thousand is a massive amount of people and you might think I would be angry… Read the full article here: Twitter on the prowl or “How I lost 20,000 followers in a week” on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Free Webinar: Using Twitter to Grow Your Business

Small Business Labs

Follow us on Twitter Emergent Research EMERGENT RESEARCH is focused on better understanding the small business sector of the US and global economy. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « The Female Economy | Main | Street Food Gets Real » June 21, 2010 Free Webinar: Using Twitter to Grow Your Business Using Twitter to Grow Your Business  is a free webinar presented by MyVenturepad and SAP.  Twitter. Twitter.

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

Stephanie LH Calahan

» Want Help Making Lists on Twitter? 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?   Can You Create Lists Beyond the 20 Limit Twitter Has Established? Can the Lists Be Seen in Twitter or Do I Have to Go to Your Site?   Or, follow us on Twitter

Pretty Twitter Badges by Limeshot Design

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Pretty Twitter Badges by Limeshot Design Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at 3:13 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging Craving a new look for your Twitter badges? Emma Hoffman’s designs are fresh and different from what you find among Twitter’s badge offerings. Limeshot also offers Twitter Backgrounds for those who don’t know how to make their own.

5 Easy Ways To Find Potential Customers On Twitter

Small Business CEO

Despite being 9 years old and having 316 million active users, Twitter is still a mystery for business owners. What makes Twitter a great place for any business is the ability to search status updates and user bios based on keywords. The following 5 methods will teach you how to find new leads and potential customers for your business on Twitter today. Take the time search your business’s name on Twitter. Do you need more customers?

Productive Social Networking-Making the Most of Your Twitter.

Stephanie LH Calahan

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?   Both Twitter and Facebook give you the option to "list" your connections.  Here are my public Twitter lists. 

9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List

The Solopreneur Life

To help me stay on top of what’s happening in the social-media world, there are hundreds of great people I could follow on Twitter. So, here are nine of the individuals who are on my “social media&# list at Twitter and whose tweets apply to any industry. Social Media Examiner, @smexaminer — This is the Twitter presence for SocialMediaExaminer.com, arguably the single-best source for social-media info for solopreneurs and small businesses.

Life After Twitter And Facebook

Brilliantly Better

But instead of all the Earth being hit, let’s pretend that only two major things are hit: Twitter and Facebook. Lets try to imagine our life after the sad end of Twitter and Facebook. Many years after the complete extinction of Twitter and Facebook, a brilliant (yet strangely unadapted) student, dumped by his girlfriend, will want to show to the whole world that he’s not as bad as he looks.

Is Twitter Losing Its Power As a Tool For Solo Businesses?

The Solopreneur Life

L ast week I visited with a colleague who has used Twitter smartly and effectively for her small business for a couple years. Prior to our conversation, I decided to ask if she’s sensing a decline in the return on her investment with Twitter. She beat me to it, saying that Twitter doesn’t generate nearly the quality or quantity of interaction for her that it did a year ago. Has Twitter’s effectiveness changed for you? Marketing Social Media Twitter

Having Trouble Uploading a New Twitter Background Lately.

Andrea Kalli

Home Services Keyword Research, SEO, and Backlink Strategies for Link Building SharePoint Services Training Internet Marketing Assistant Microsoft Outlook Podcaster’s Corner Admin Assistance WishList Member and Wordpress Membership Sites New Client Questionnaire Info Contact Andrea Andrea’s Bio Code of Ethics Blog Testimonials Search View All Blog Posts Events Calendar Hourly Rate / Discount Bundles Contact May 22 Having Trouble Uploading a New Twitter Background Lately?

Top 5 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Business Tips

The Small Business Blog

For small businesses, keeping on top of digital marketing channels such as Twitter can be time consuming. The article identifies five of the best Twitter profiles that are publishing relevant and useful information for SME owners and employees. From online marketing advice to trend analysis and hardcore metrics, these five profiles provide a wide range…

Why a Lot of Small Business Don't Need to Use Twitter

Small Business Labs

eMarketer reports that 9% of the adult (18+) US Internet population currently uses Twitter at least once a month.    Their new forecast substantially lowers the Twitter use forecast they made last April.    Key quote from their press release: “Twitter has continued to gain traction but at more moderate levels than we had expected,” Verna said. In other words, the hype around Twitter exceeded the reality. 

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Top 5 Small Business Twitter Tips for Newbies

The Small Business Blog

Try to avoid any Twitter “gaffes” by making false assumptions about the service. Many brands and high profile people have made embarrassing mistakes on Twitter by posting tweets publicly that they didn’t mean to, so learn… Top 5 Tips posts are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners.

15 Twitter Tools Your Business Should be Using

Small Business CEO

Twitter has become an increasingly powerful device for small businesses, allowing them to engage with clients, reach a wider audience and spread brand awareness. Although Twitter is useful on its own, there are a number of tools available to help small businesses get the most from the social networking site. … Social Media twitter tools

UPS Store launches small business expert twitter chat.

The Small Business Blog

Today at 3:00 pm Eastern, The UPS Store (@TheUPSStore) will launch its small business expert Twitter chat series (#SBOadvice). Tomorrow’s chat, “Get in the Game – Make Your Small Business Dreams a Reality,” will be hosted by small business startup and growth expert, Michelle McCullough. During each chat, participants will have an opportunity to win… Business Advice

Top 5 Tips for Small Biz Twitter Beginners

The Small Business Blog

Remember that you are on Twitter primarily to listen and learn, not to simply broadcast your message to the world. Interaction is the key to success on Twitter. Using Twitter search is a great way of finding people who are talking about your industry or perhaps even discussing your business. Bear in mind that only celebrities are overnight successes on Twitter, for all of the rest of us it takes time and commitment.

Decluttering iStuff: iOS Twitter Apps


This time around, I have the more daunting task of eliminating a ton of Twitter apps from both my iPhone and iPad. I suppose that some of the apps I’m eliminating don’t just “do Twitter”, but they also tackle several other social networks. But since I am more active on Twitter than any other network, I’m looking at how each of them deals with that network — the other networks have little to no bearing on what apps stay and what apps go.

Infographic: Twitter for SMEs

The Small Business Blog

We expect that most of you small business owners out there already have a presence on social media and that probably includes a Twitter account too. What you may not realise is how valuable every one of your (real) Twitter followers actually are to your small business. The data in today’s infographic highlights that almost… Read the full article here: Infographic: Twitter for SMEs on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics Infographic Social Media twitte

Infographic: Twitter Interaction

The Small Business Blog

If you are having problems using social media to promote your small business (in particular, on Twitter) then today’s infographic might help. But there… Read the full article here: Infographic: Twitter Interaction on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Infographics infographic Social Media twitter

5 New Ways to Promote Your Trade Show Event on Twitter

Small Business CEO

Maybe you have heard about the IPO that raised billions in funding for Twitter’s next big steps. Earlier this year, announcements were made that these international firms would help broadcast, via Twitter, the National Football League’s own little trade show, otherwise known as, Super Bowl XLVIII.… … Marketing marketing strategy NFL social media marketing twitter marketing

Portfolio: Custom Twitter Background @BevMartin

The Edge VA

Bev had a perfectly good Twitter background that she had been using for a little over a year, but when she updated her logo she decided it was time for something new — not totally different, just something fresher – featuring her new logo.

Twitter Chat: Preparing Your Business For Consumer Holidays

Small Business CEO

If you want to know just how to take advantage of this particular holiday season, join Small Business Trends as they talk about this topic during a one hour Twitter chat. Entrepreneurs Marketing Social Media holiday marketing holiday sales twitterValentine’s Day is a little over a week away and signals the start of the Spring holidays. Before we know it, it’ll be Easter, then Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and so on.

9 People Who Are On My Twitter ‘Social Media’ List

The Solopreneur Life

To help me stay on top of what’s happening in the social-media world, there are hundreds of great people I could follow on Twitter. I operate a company called Golf Social Media Services. But I don’t have time to follow hundreds. So, here are nine of the individuals who are on my “social media” list

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Twitter Tips for Job Seekers

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Friday, August 28, 2009 Twitter Tips for Job Seekers I think most job seekers have gotten the word that they need to integrate social media into their search efforts, but I’m getting a bit alarmed at what some of them are Twittering. “I’m What are some other tips for job seekers on Twitter?

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