Tuesday, 28th May 2018 may have been an average working day for many, however for Michelle at ValueAdd Business Solutions Ltd an invitation to the Trades Hall of Glasgow changed all that. Wondering what was this invitation was? Well, Michelle was invited to a pop-up art gallery being hosted by the candidates of this years series of The Apprentice.
The world of social media is a vast and varied place and it’s become crucial for businesses and organisations to keep up with trends and platforms. But where do you start? Who is the target audience? How do you grow your social following and maintain interest? Here are a few things we’ve found beneficial, hope you do too.
So, you’re doing great and business is doing well. You feel confident in your products/services and you seem to have a very happy client base. Then, all of a sudden comparisonitis rears its ugly head. You’ve come across a new competitor in the market and like an annoying itch, the feeling of self-doubt threatens to destabilise all the confidence you’ve gained.
It’s no secret that Social Media is everywhere. It’s there when you first wake up, when you flicking through your e-mails to get a head start on the day ahead, it’s on your lunch break when you Instagram what you’re about to devour, it’s on your commute home from work when you tweet how stressful your day has been and then it’s even there at night when you Facebook the world about how you survived “hump day” and then search through Pinterest for ideas of how you are going to make your spare room look “Retro-chic” on a budget… although everyone knows you’re still going to buy that tin of Magnolia.
What a brilliant two days it’s been at the Office Show 2017! The show incorporated a full day dedicated to Virtual Assistants – right up my street. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network and meet like-minded people in business. And what made it even more exciting was bringing the Outstanding Virtual Assistant award for 2017 back to Scotland for the second time!