When I discovered Twitter in 2008 I was a freelance writer and fledgling business owner working from the third bedroom of our home. I was also a new-ish mum looking for different ways to connect with others in the same situation. I had been blogging for two years already and was an active member of a few online communities for women in business and mums in … [Read more...] about What happened to Twitter?
Business management consultant, author, and educator Peter Drucker said, "The best way to predict the future is to create it". As a small business owner or self-employed writer, you know the importance of creating your own future, and of using social networking platforms to do it. To an independent employer, social media is a necessity in the modern business … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Social Media for Small Businesses – Hone Your Self-Promotion Tactics
Last week I presented a session on thought leadership and social media to Tasmanian Leaders congress. The room was full of leaders from within the state’s businesses, government and not for profit sectors and one of the most popular questions was, “how do I know which social media platform to use?” The simple answer is use the platform that works for you and where … [Read more...] about Social Media for Leaders
I recently wrote a post about using technology, in particular social media, to market your business. Read it here. I have since become more involved with social media for business and personal purposes. I have found it led to work, as well as new contacts and greater knowledge. … [Read more...] about Using Social Media to Grow Your Business