SLICE is a M-F news digest targeted to assist Social Media Managers, Virtual Assistants, and Small Business Owners make sense of all the day to day social media news. Bypass the fluff. Focus on the good stuff.


YOUTUBE DROPPING AUTO-POST TO TWITTER- Rather than making something easier for YouTubers, this will cause you extra steps. So why do it? YT probably looking to reduce “likes” spamming. Official statement is:

“… we’ve found that social sharing works better when the message is more customized and takes advantage of social media features, such as @mentions.” More


SMB PARADOX WITH DIGITAL TECH- Paradox is the best descriptor of the relationship between SMB and digital tech. While nearly 47% of a recent survey indicated they factor technology trends and advancements into their strategic planning, 50% fail to adopt chatbots and artificial intelligence marketing into their business strategies.

For those of you who are Social Media Managers and Virtual Assistants, this paradox is a major stumbling block in establishing a solid ROI pattern for your work. For example, 65% of U.S. millennials prefer to engage with a chatbot when they interact with a brand. So, no chatbot means no interaction, which leads to no ROI on your efforts.

Just doing digital marketing isn’t enough. You need to educate your clients. More


WE CHECK OUT LAPTOP INSTAGRAM POSTING- Last week we shared the news that Instagram has opened the door to let you share on the platform from home or wherever you and your laptop happen to be. This week, Slice correspondent Diane Leone gives you a personal performance review. More


TIPPING AIRLINE ATTENDANTS- Flying Frontier Airlines? When you buy in-flight food or drinks, look closely at the payment tablet. There will be a spot to write in a tip for the flight attendant who served you.

How do you feel about that? One way to show a πŸ‘ or πŸ‘Žon service, but don’t you already pay for every little thing? Especially on budget airlines like Frontier? More


Our #MondayMotivation cover is from a tweet by Nichola L Stephenson @nickystevo (background graphic added).

What is one of YOUR biggest social media pain points? The blogging process? You KNOW you need blogs for improved SEO on Google, but researching, writing, revising to include keywords, and then editing are very time-consuming tasks.

Make better use of your time and tap into my over 40 years of experience as a reporter, editor, and free-lance community writer to generate your creative content. – Anthony Scialis, Managing Editor, SoMe Slice

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