Tara Reid | Marketing and Content Creation

5 Best Social Media Platforms for Scheduling and Planning Your Content

5 Best Social Media Platforms for Scheduling and Planning Your Content

I’m about to drop the truth bomb. Are you ready?! Social media is one of the most time-consuming activities we do on a daily basis. I know, no surprise there, but it’s so true! Having a business comes with a long to-do list that you, as a business owner, have to deal with all the time. Having that said, you value your time and want to be intentional about it, so you can use it in the best possible way.  Although, having good marketing and a consistent social media presence requires a lot of time (even though it sometimes might…

The 5 Best Ways to Grow Your Email List

The 5 Best Ways to Grow Your Email List

Are you trying to grow your email list but feel stuck not seeing the results you expected? Keep reading, this blog post is for you.  One of the main reasons why email marketing is beneficial for you is the fact that it’s an ever-growing list that’s not going anywhere. If your social media profile gets hacked and you have an email list, you don’t have to worry because you have people to reach out to. However, if you don’t have the email list, you lost all the people you had on there, and you have to start all over again….

How Many Pins Should You Pin a Day on Pinterest?

How Many Pins Should You Pin a Day on Pinterest?

This is a question that I receive a lot as a Pinterest Manager, whether I am doing a live training or working with clients, this is one question that a lot of people have. So how much should you actually be pinning a day on Pinterest? The short answer is – it depends. Now let’s dive into why I say it depends. It does depend on your niche and your industry a little bit and where your account currently is at than newer accounts.  A Great Starting Point for Daily Pinning You ideally want to start with pinning 10 pins…

What You Need On Your Virtual Assistant Website

What You Need On Your Virtual Assistant Website

As a new virtual assistant or someone who just hasn’t created an actual website yet this post is going to help you with what exactly your website needs and what clients are going to be looking for. I have been a service-based business for over six years now. And before that, I had an e-commerce based business for eight years. I also have a background in website design.  More recently, I’ve started hiring a team of virtual assistants and service providers to help me grow my businesses. Through this process and reviewing hundreds of applicants for one position, I have…

Top Reasons Why Your Sales Funnel Isn’t Converting

Top Reasons Why Your Sales Funnel Isn’t Converting

Let’s chat about the top reasons why your sales funnel may not be converting your subscribers into clients or customers. If you have a sales funnel created – way to go, it’s a huge accomplishment. Creating a sales funnel that works is not one size fits all, but there are some of the main and important factors that matter when it comes to creating a sales funnel that is actually successful.    What is a Sales Funnel? If you’re asking what is a sales funnel and you don’t currently have one set up, let’s dive into that first. A sales…

How to Write Better Pin Descriptions for Pinterest

How to Write Better Pin Descriptions for Pinterest

Pinterest is a great platform for businesses to use to get their services or products in front of a new audience. The most important things for success on Pinterest is SEO and pin design. SEO stands for search engine optimization, and it’s so important on Pinterest because Pinterest is not a social media platform. It is a visual search engine. Making sure to optimize your Pinterest profile and personal boards is important, but the most important thing to optimize is your pin descriptions. How to Make Your Pins Perform Better on Pinterest Write your pin descriptions in sentence form, with…

How to get your Freelance Clients to Pay on Time

How to get your Freelance Clients to Pay on Time

As a Freelancer or Virtual Assistant, one thing that always pops up in conversation is how do you handle client payments. For some, this is a big area of stress – clients late, clients avoiding you, disputing your worth. For others, those with a plan and process, this is the best part of their month. The key is to get your business in this second group’s mindset. Lets further discuss some ways that you get your Freelance Clients to Pay on Time: Be Professional and Clear I know this sounds vague but it really isn’t. Having your payment structure in…

Your Ultimate Guide to Creating Instagram Reels

Your Ultimate Guide to Creating Instagram Reels

Instagram has been acting funny lately, have you noticed? Since the REELS feature has been released, Instagram became a place that many people have a love/hate relationship with. The reach and the engagement have been down BUT by knowing that Reels are already becoming huge and the algorithm works in its favor, why not use it to your advantage?  Instagram loves video content, there is a lot of research on that and it’s not a surprise. However, after TikTok became a new big trend, not just for millennials but also for business owners and companies who incorporated it into their…

5 Ways to Work from Home During the Pandemics

5 Ways to Work from Home During the Pandemics

No one saw this coming! With the outbreak of the coronavirus this year, there’s been a lot of changes we’ve had to face. If you’re an online worker, you might already know a bit about working from home and what works or doesn’t work for you. However, a lot of companies moved their actual offices to the home offices and because of the pandemics, they had to adjust to a ‘new normal’ way of working. Working from home is definitely not for everyone and if you’re not used to it or if you’ve started your own business during this time,…

Complete Guide to Understanding Your Pinterest Analytics

Complete Guide to Understanding Your Pinterest Analytics

When it comes to using Pinterest as a marketing tool for your business, it can be confusing to measure results and know what is actually an important metric to track. I’ve written before about how your monthly viewers number truly doesn’t matter, so what does matter in terms of Pinterest analytics? Let’s dive in and discuss all the Pinterest metrics and what exactly they mean. How to Get to Your Pinterest Analytics First, let’s just say that Pinterest stats can be wonky, so for the best-case scenario, you should be going off of your Google Analytics stats. But, for this…

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