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.


GOOGLE AD WORDS DEMYSTIFIED- Fair warning the article selected comes across as pure hype for Ad Words. But if you can get past the lollipops & rainbows, there is a treasure trove of info explaining WHAT Ad Words are, HOW to use them, and WHY they work. More


SMALL BIZ SHARING DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN- The US Government Shutdown continues as approx. 800,000 unpaid Americans are forced to suffer as pawns in financial chess game poorly played by politicians. But small business are helping without having to take sides. While federal employees cannot accept cash or gift cards, they can benefit from discounts.

Are any of your clients joining other merchants in your community to help out federal employees forced on furloughs or even worse forced to work without pay? And what about you Social Media Managers? Can you use your skills to get the word out on social media of what is being offered in your community? More


INSTAGRAM BIO BEING CUT OFF- Any of you notice that Instagram has been cropping your bio? Jenn Herman did and she was not happy. Here is what she put together as a work around. More


UNDERSTANDING SECRETS OF BUMPING UP FREQUENT FLYER STATUS- There are some tricks to know about achieving preferred status on airlines. This article starts off like a puff piece for entitlement. But stick with it. Before you know it, you are on a guided tour inside the top tier system. How to use partner airlines. Did you know status is based on a combination of two things: the miles you fly AND the money you spend? More


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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.

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