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Blogging & Social Media

Use blogging and social media for your home business to market, build a following and share what you offer.

Google+, Is it Worth the Effort?

June 21, 2012

Google+ vs Facebook? I’m currently in the process of creating a Learning Module on social media for Virtual Assistant Survival School, so the infographic to the left immediately grabbed my attention yesterday. On a quick glance, the numbers and statistics might cause you to wonder if hanging out on Google+ is worth your time. Before you abandon your Circles take a…

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Yes, Your Business Needs a Facebook Page

October 10, 2011

Anyone who reads this blog knows I’m a big fan of Twitter. (Done the right way.) And although I myself sort of dragged my heels at first, I have come to the conclusion that when it comes to social media for business, a Facebook Page is a necessity. The problem is, many small businesses are…

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Social Media for Business-Are You Making the Most of it?

December 28, 2010

[stextbox id=”info”]If you’re a virtual assistant I have something special at the end of this post you won’t want to miss.[/stextbox] 2010 could very well be called the year of social media. With over 500 million users on Facebook and over 100 million users on Twitter, smart businesses realized that it’s far from a fad…

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Are You a Twitter Menace?

December 6, 2010

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. Are you guilty of the following? Hourly auto-posting of advertisement type tweets Responding…

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Getting Clients-Building Trust

October 14, 2010

I hear you out there. Those unspoken responses to my previous post. You know, the one where I said that getting clients wasn’t about price?  Yeah, that one.  And you’re thinking,  “Those points are well and good if you have clients already, but how do you build trust in the beginning. You know, when you’re…

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Find Clients Through Blogging? It's NOT a Myth…Start Blogging Today

May 21, 2010

“Start Blogging Today can give you the tools and the steps you need to use social media and a blog to market and promote your business online. Whether you are a brand new to blogging or you have an existing blog, Start Blogging Today will put you on the right path.” I’ve mentioned here before…

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Do You Really Want That Quick & Easy Website?

October 20, 2009

I recently saw a commercial for Intuit quick and easy websites. Their sales pitch was perfect, promising that anyone could use their templates to build a great professional looking website in no time. They even offered a free trial for 30 days. After the 30 days you’d be charged $4.99 a month. Still, $60 a…

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