How Much Time Should You Spend on Social Media?

How Much Time Should You Spend on Social Media? Article courtesy of Michael Patterson Just because social media never sleeps doesn’t mean that social media managers don’t have to. In fact, there are probably some overworked community managers out there now that could use some rest. In order to free up the time to catch some shuteye, you’ll need to know how to effectively spend your time on social media marketing. That’s where this post can help. We’ll detail all of the areas you should be spending time with social media, and additionally how much of your time should be spent focused on those areas. How Much Time Should You Spend On Social? This is the first question that you need to ask yourself: How much time should I spend on social media marketing every week? A study conducted by Social Media Examiner asked 3,720 marketers how much time they allocate to social media marketing, and […]

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Social Media and the Part-Time Entrepreneur

Social Media and the Part-Time Entrepreneur If you are a part-time entrepreneur AND a full-time employee, it’s hard to just drop your day job and focus only on your business because of several reasons. This means every minute of your time is precious and you don’t have as much time for your business as maybe others who are full time entrepreneurs. There are a few things you shouldn’t put aside when it comes to your business and one of them is social media. Here are my 5 social media tips for the part-time entrepreneur. 1. Get Your Business Out There No matter how much you believe it helps your business or not, you need to be out there on at least some of the social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram (definitely if you have a product), YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest. Why? Because customers are there and they expect you to be there as […]

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5 Time Management Tips for the Part-Time Entrepreneur

5 Time Management Tips for the Part-Time Entrepreneur When you are employed full-time and work part-time on your own business things may get a little hectic, and of course, time may never be enough. In fact, one of the biggest problems for the part-time entrepreneur is time management. Hence, in order to make things work for your day job and for your business, you need pretty good time management. This is an area that I struggle in and so I thought I would share some tips I have received and gathered! 1. Fix a schedule So OK, you work full time from Monday to Friday and most of your daily schedule is already set. However, you need to make your part-time entrepreneur schedule fit in and have great results in both areas of your life. You need a fixed schedule for your part-time business. Commit to a regular weekend time slot for your business and […]

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