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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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OMG! Could Technology be Ruining your Professional Reputation?

August 19, 2011

There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that technology has changed the way we live, work and play.  It’s changing every day in fact!  We don’t have to leave home to do research, rent a movie, shop, or even see our friends’ faces.  It’s truly amazing how quickly and dramatically technology has changed our…

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Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant?

December 9, 2010

Starting your own virtual assistant business requires more than just a desire to make money working from home.  Ask yourself the following questions and answer honestly. Too many individuals look at becoming a VA as a way to make easy money from home, but the truth is, running your own business is anything but easy. …

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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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$60,000 a year to Tweet?

May 11, 2009

listening to the weekly podcast “Word on the Tweet“, a show that focuses solely on all things Twitter, the Multnomah County, Oregon Social Media Coordinator Position was one of the topics of conversation.  If you’re not familiar, Multnomah County is looking to hire someone to use social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, which may…

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