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Posts Tagged ‘twitter’

What You Can Learn from @Charter about Social Media

As a Virtual Online Technology Assistant and a small business owner who has had a good deal of success using social media I’m often asked by others about how to use social media successfully for their own businesses.  Often I feel I have disappointed them when I explain why I feel social media has worked…

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Are You a Twitter Menace?

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

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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Social Media Time Savers for Virtual Assistants

If  you follow me on Twitter you’ll have noticed that for the past week or so I’ve sent out a tweet that looks like the one below every day: The virtual-assistants Daily is a compilation of tweets, links, RT’s and information shared on Twitter by the other virtual assistants I follow there.  I started it…

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5 Reasons to Abandon Your Blog for Twitter…(or not)

I’m surprised at the number of business people who have admitted to no longer adding content to their blog because they are now on Twitter. I’m not sure where or why these folks got the impression that Twitter is a substitute for blogging.  Perhaps it has something to do with the following 5 reasons to…

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$60,000 a year to Tweet?

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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Clerical Advantage mentioned on Entrepreneur.com

I’ve spent the past four days moving into my new place in Conover, North Carolina.  I must admit, I forgot just how stressful moving can be.  I was nicely surprised this morning, as I work surrounded by boxes, to see that I have been quoted in an article by Lesley Spencer Pyle published by Entrepreneur.com…

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