Welcome to Online Social Smarts. We are dedicated to sharing social media knowledge, resources and value to you in form of bite size, easy to digest content to help you become confident with social media marketing, to be informed of the latest trends, tools, and valuable resources (so you don’t have to spin your wheels).

Ana Lucia Novak and Lissa Duty have joined forces on this website to offer expertise, guidance and strategy to achieve successful social media marketing campaigns.  There are many layers to the Social Media process and we are here to help you navigate around the maze.  Social media is so much more than just posting a status update on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

You need to have an in-depth understanding about who your target audience is, marketing mindset and social media landscape.  Social media is about leveraging all the online opportunities available to grow your brand ONLINE and to grow your business OFFLINE.

On this website you will find:

– Online Marketing Resources and Tools Recommendations

– Online Marketing Minute Videos

– “Get Smarter” Radio

– Free and Paid Social Media eBooks

– Piece Meal Services

– “Get Smarter” Social Corner for your questions to the experts

Our vision is to provide a one-stop website for you to expand your “Online Social Smarts”.  We not only focus on using social networking sites, but  best practices; location based marketing, and growing your brand via marketing tactics such as article marketing, event marketing, email marketing, video marketing, blogging and social bookmarking.

We offer many free opportunities to expand your social media knowledge via reading, watching and listening. Please check out the Services section for the fee based services available via this website.

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via Social Media Paradigm w/ Social Media Account Manager & Entreprenurs Ana Lucia Novak.

Rebecca, Ana and Linda Lee

Rebecca, Ana and Linda Lee. I met Linda Lee and Rebecca Martin at WordPress Camp in San Francisco. Linda is infectious, positive and knowledgeable, so you will walk away with additional insight about your website and blog. If you don't have one, she can help you with concept and design, as well as optimization for your website and blog.

Rebecca Martin is Founder of DearJane.info. She is an advice/career coach and has keen insight into individuals. The short time I spent with her helped me feel empowered and hopeful; I was quite motivated afterwards! She will be discussing the pros of Networking.

I decided to schedule a solid Meetup for the group Silicon Valley Virtual Assistant for Thursday, June 18, 2009 and was grateful to Linda and Rebecca for making the time for me and my group to speak to us.  Linda will talk about getting started online. She will cover websites, blogs and basics on getting started. “7 Reasons Why Every Business Owner Needs to have a Website or a Blog” followed by Rebecca Martin on Networking.

For information and to RSVP, please go to: http://www.meetup.com/SiliconValleyVirtualAssistants/

ABOUT LINDA LEE:

Linda Lee is a writer, speaker, educator, and website designer. She is currently working on her book “Smart Women, Stupid Computers,” a simple and easy guide to using your computer. Available for consulting and coaching, she helps people launch blogs and websites and trains then in how to get traffic to their sites and to maximize their website presence with the use of blogging and search engine optimization of their websites. Linda is passionate about empowering people to take charge of their computer, showing clients with laughter and enthusiasm that they can make it work for them.

This explains Linda’s slogan: “Don’t Let Your Computer Outsmart You.” Linda is co-president of the Women’s National Book Association’s San Francisco Chapter and a speaker and volunteer coordinator for the San Francisco Writers Conference.

http://askmepc-webdesign.com http://smartwomenstupidcomputers.com

ABOUT REBECCA MARTIN:

Rebecca Martin, founder of California based dear jane…, a career advisement company…, believes that people can succeed in landing the “perfect” job if they can first identify what is right for them.

As a corporate recruiter in Silicon Valley in the ’90s, Rebecca saw firsthand the personal and professional disorientation of thousands of workers displaced when the tech bubble burst. From this unique vantage point, Rebecca analyzed corporate clients’ hiring processes; job applicants’ resume-writing abilities and interviewing skills; and hiring managers’ practices and procedures.

By 2002, Rebecca had identified a pivotal factor in the success — or failure — of an individual in his or her chosen career: the ability to articulate a personal vision.

In 2004 Rebecca launched dear jane… with a proprietary career advisement program that includes career assessment, resume writing, interviewing methodologies, and compensation and other negotiations and much more.

Today, dear jane… develops and delivers career management training classes, workshops, seminars, and coaching to Fortune 1000 companies as well as individuals throughout the United States. Since its inception, dear jane… has enjoyed a 98% success rate in coaching clients through career transitions, successful interviewing, salary negotiations, and the like.

Rebecca’s speaking engagements take her to college career centers, job search work groups, professional association meetings, job fairs, Employment Development Department offices, and One-Stop Career Centers. She is an official Trainer for the US Government Employment Development Department (EDD).

A USC graduate with a B.S. in Business Administration, Rebecca has written and published the booklet “83 Tips on How to Successfully Work with Corporate and External Recruiters.” \She belongs to the Women’s National Book Association. She has recently appeared as a Career Consultant to the View from the Bay San Francisco’s ABC afternoon show.