Social Media Virtual Assistant

Assessing Your Social Media Needs

Assessing Your Social Media Needs

February 27, 20112 Comments

As a small business owner or solo entrepreneur you are faced with the on-going challenge of how to market your business. Very few small businesses have unlimited budgets available so any funds spent on marketing really need to be effective in landing additional sales or leads or ultimately have some value to the overall growth […]

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How Can a Social Media Virtual Assistant Help?

How Can a Social Media Virtual Assistant Help?

November 5, 20091 Comment

You’ve probably heard over and over that social media is about authenticity, sincerity, and transparency. Maybe this has prevented you from getting a little extra help with your social media needs; you aren’t looking for someone to go out and impersonate you online. You want to be sure that you are the one maintaining control […]

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Tips for Hiring a Social Media Virtual Assistant

Tips for Hiring a Social Media Virtual Assistant

October 27, 20097 Comments

Engaging in online media and maintaining your social presence online is time consuming, and it can quickly become overwhelming as well. This is especially true if you are new to using social media. A Social Media Virtual Assistant (SMVA) is someone who can get you set up on different social networks, streamline systems for maintaining […]

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Social Media

Quick Pinterest Tips for the Small Business Owner Part 1

Quick Pinterest Tips for the Small Business Owner Part 1

February 6, 20140 Comments

Pinterest now has 70 million users, are you one of them?  If not, here’s why you should; the Pinterest Pin it button is on more retailer’s sites that than the Facebook Like button. Pinterest is definitely here to stay and a force to be reckoned with and utilized to sell your product, your service, etc. If […]

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Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

May 4, 20130 Comments

Small business growth has grown exponentially in recent years. So has the use of social media. Not surprisingly, the two of these have found they are good match. Social media helps small businesses have a voice and engage directly with their customers. While many small business owners want to use social media more for reaching […]

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Pinterest Makes Big Changes – What You Need to Know

Pinterest Makes Big Changes – What You Need to Know

April 2, 20132 Comments

Whether you’re new to Pinterest or an old pro, recent changes in their design and features might be just a bit a confusing. In fact, in reading this article on Mashable about the recent changes, there were numerous comments about changes mentioned in the article that, in fact had not happened. Currently, if you have […]

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Facebook

New Facebook Timeline Rolls Out for Personal Profiles

New Facebook Timeline Rolls Out for Personal Profiles

December 17, 20113 Comments

As promised, Facebook has made changes to the personal profile once again. Your personal profile account is now a “Timeline.” The Timeline was announced back in August. As the new Timeline rolls out, users will be prompted to change over to the Timeline. One nice feature about this change is that users will be given […]

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Facebook Announces Deals for Local Business

Facebook Announces Deals for Local Business

November 6, 20101 Comment

Facebook announced this week the launch of Facebook Deals for local business which ties in directly with their Facebook Places feature. Sounds remarkably similar to Foursquare but Facebook has a much, much larger user base. Will this blow Foursquare and other geo-location services out of the game? This is yet another feature that local businesses […]

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Facebook Changes Become a Fan to Like

Facebook Changes Become a Fan to Like

April 19, 20103 Comments

So Facebook is making some pretty big (and complicated) changes that will impact significantly how users use, navigate and perceive the platform. Among the biggest change is that users no longer “Become a Fan” of a fan page. Instead they will now “Like” a page and people will no longer be listed as fans, but […]

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How To & Tools

Google Reader Alternatives – Top Picks

Google Reader Alternatives – Top Picks

March 30, 20130 Comments

al·ter·na·tive – /ôlˈtərnətiv/ Adjective (of one or more things) Available as another possibility. As you may have heard Google is getting rid of it’s much loved, very convenient Reader. This move comes as Google tries to consolidate its services.  Google Reader will shut it’s doors on July 1, 2013. Perhaps the petition to keep Google […]

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Good-Bye Google Reader – How to Export Your RSS Feeds

Good-Bye Google Reader – How to Export Your RSS Feeds

March 22, 20131 Comment

“Hearing that Google Reader is shutting down is like hearing that your favorite old bookstore is closing,” writes The New Yorker’s Joshua Rothman. Google is spring cleaning, first on the list is Google Reader which will officially shutter on July 1, 2013. Do you use Google Reader? I do. I am seriously bummed with it’s […]

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Tools for Social Media Measurement

Tools for Social Media Measurement

January 31, 20111 Comment

This post is just a quick overview of some free tools out there to help measure some of your social media efforts. 1) Facebook Insights will provide some good in-depth information for a fan page. You can download these date into Excel or you can snapshot the graphs they offer. (keep in mind though that […]

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