Losing Time- A Review of the Latest Twitter Friend Adder TweetBig

Losing Time: A Review of the Latest Twitter Friend Adder – TweetBig

I’ve been trying out some programs that are supposed to make my life run a little smoother. Today’s blog is a review of the Twitter follow generator, TweetBig. TweetBig is designed for the soul purpose of increasing the overall quantity of one’s following on Twitter. While in some cases quantity rules, it is my opinion […]

Top Social Media No-No's

Top Social Media No-no’s

Hey all! I wanted to take a few moments today to share some social media faux pas I have come across on many occasions. Over the last five years there has been a tremendous shift between the advertising giant of traditional print media and the coming-of-age newbie, social media. By failing to understand or even […]

Stepping Up Your Blog

Stepping Up Your Blog

How successful is your blog? Several factors come into play to make a blog truly successful. What is your niche? This will be your topic of choice, usually with your unique spin or point of view. Some are comedic while others spout a ‘just the facts’ style of sharing. Without the readers, your blog would […]

How to Get More Fans on Your Facebook Fanpage

How to Get More Fans on your Facebook Fan Page

Today I want to talk about increasing your Facebook fan page numbers. It is tough for someone starting out, especially if you do not already have a solid support base to begin with. So, what do you do? Like a traditional ‘brick-and-mortar,’ after you stock the shelves and hang out the open sign, you have […]

As a Virtual Assistant Doing a 'Good Job' Just Isn't Enough

As a Virtual Assistant, Doing a Good Job Just Isn’t Enough

Why should a potential client choose you over everyone else out there? Entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate businesses alike all share one thing – they want the best. If they are working hard to be on top,  you can guarantee that any virtual assistants they hire are also hard workers and the best of the […]

Get Your Ducks in a Row - Getting Set Up as a VA

Get Your Ducks in a Row – Getting Set Up as a Virtual Assistant

In a recent blog post I discussed assessing one’s skill set. Life, whether as a mom or office assistant, may have equipped you with the skill set necessary to be a virtual assistant. If you want to take the next steps towards the goal of working from home as a virtual assistant, there is a […]

Doing Your Due Diligence

Doing Your Due Diligence

I cannot express how important it is to do your due diligence, especially when starting your own business. When I first set up shop as a virtual assistant (VA) I was all over the place. I had an idea of what I wanted to do, just was not sure how to get started. I spent […]

Tips for Social Media Success

Tips for Social Media Success

Whether you are blogging, tweeting, updating your Facebook status, or establishing professional connection on LinkedIn you are involved in greatest thing since sliced bread –Social Media Marketing! The purpose of social media in the business and professional world is advertising and marketing in networking, ultimately building a rapport with your audience while stretching your advertising […]

Little Things That Make a Big Difference

Little Things That Make a Big Difference

Have you heard the fable about the pail of water and the bird that was thirsty? For various reasons the bird could not get to the bottom of the pail, where the water was. So, the little bird began picking up little stones with his beak and dropping them in the pail of water. Stone […]

Managing Your Time in Social Media

Managing Your Time in Social Media

Having a social media presence can mean the difference between being seen and missing the boat entirely. I warn you, though, managing your social media accounts can be as time consuming as a hungry bear just out of hibernation. If you fail to set up specific structures and boundaries, before you know it you could […]

Navigating the Social Media Realm

Navigating the Social Media Realm

Connect and connect alike. If you are on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or even Google+, odds are you are there to network and connect with others. Networking in the social media realm is a great way to make connections, drum up new business, make a name for yourself, establish your expertise within a specific field and […]

No More Excuses! Make Social Media Work for You

No More Excuses! Make Social Media Work for You

I LOVE social media. In fact, I log tons of hours per week on various social media networking sites. Granted, most of that time is for my clients. I figure it’s a good thing when you can turn something you are knowledgeable and passionate about into a service, which is why I decided to be […]

Setting Marketing Goals...and Meeting Them

Setting Marketing Goals…and Meeting Them

I just wanted to share a few quick words about your social media efforts. How do you know when you are doing too much or not enough with regards to your social media marketing? Let’s begin at the end with your goal. A quick word about goals, business or otherwise. When setting goals, they need […]

Tips for Social Media Success

Tips for Social Media Success

Hey world! I love social media. I enjoy how it has enabled me to connect with friends from my college days as well as build a reputation for myself and market my services, company and website to a potential audience of clients.  After logging hours and hours and hours networking on multiple sites, I thought […]

Twitter Tips to Tweeting Success

Twitter Tips to Tweeting Success

Social media is a giant that will only continue to grow and evolve. Social media marketing, namely Twitter, can get you on the radar and build your business. How you market your business or services is your business, but by utilizing a few social media marketing basics you are sure to have great social media […]

You Know You Need a Facebook Fanpage When...

You know You Need a Facebook Fanpage When…

You have seen them all over Facebook. You have probably liked a few…or a few hundred. Personally, I have lost track of how many I fan pages I ‘like.’ Whenever I come across one with interesting information or of a person/company/cause of which I would like to follow – I ‘like’ their page. For many, […]