Monthly Archives: February 2012
Are you in business? Do you have a fan page in Facebook?
If your answer to any of the questions is Yes, then you will surely love what I am going to introduce in my post today. 🙂
Facebook fan page has been the venue for businesses, bloggers and others who want to promote something, such as products, services, organizations, etc. I, for one, is a user of Facebook fan page. I created a fan page a couple of years ago for my high school batch so I could post the old high school photos and get-togethers. This way, my batch mates will be able to view the pictures.
However, I noticed that the layout of the Facebook fan page is the same for all fan pages. I’ve always wondered if there’s a way to customize it.
Fortunately, I learned of a website, Pagemodo, in a seminar with Jomar Hilario which I attended last January 14, 2012. I signed up for Pagemodo to see what it can do. Well, I liked the concept of the website. It is designed to make a customized page for Facebook fan page. And what’s even good about it is that I don’t need to have designing skills and other technical expertise to create the page. Pagemodo does it for me. And at the last step, the page that I created is automatically published in my Facebook fan page. How cool is that? 🙂
This application is definitely so helpful to me, for in the near future, I will be creating a Facebook fan page for my business venture. 🙂
I am so glad I learned of Pagemodo. I so look forward to setting up my business fan page.
Below is a tutorial guide I made on how to use Pagemodo. Do check it out. 🙂
Wanting to be a virtual assistant? So, we are on the same boat, hehehe….
Many say, if you want to get a job as a virtual assistant, oDesk (.com) is the best place to be. I already have some friends who are working online via oDesk. Learned of oDesk in March 2009, during one of the strategic planning workshop for the Iligan City Information and Communications Technology Council. The facilitator mentioned oDesk as the leading venue where online workers are. One of the participants said that in his school, a few of his staff are already into oDesk and are earning more than he pays them. 🙂
A month after that, I let my husband sign up for oDesk. I preferred him signing up than me because he has more skills than I do. He started taking the oDesk tests. But unfortunately, after a few weeks, his interest died. And we totally forgot about it. Until last January 2012.
As a VA in training by Jomar Hilario, one of the task given to us is to sign up in oDesk and apply for jobs there until we get hired. oDesk or “online desk” is a free service that enables clients (businesses) and contractors (virtual assistants) to interact with each other. Even having video chat is possible. Clients can post jobs and virtual assistants can post their resume and job applications, all for free. oDesk has the website, http://www.odesk.com, and you also have to download and install the oDesk Team Application software that tracks down the time you were doing work for a certain client. This is kinda your bundy clock. With this, the client will know how many hours have you already rendered work.
I have just signed up to oDesk and downloaded the oDesk Team Application, but I am yet to explore the website and the Team Application. So, the tutorial guide below is only on how to sign up for oDesk and how to install oDesk Team Application in your computer. In preparation for your future as a virtual assistant. But I will surely do a follow up tutorial on how to use oDesk Team Application. Sign up now!
RevillaCarbonell-Noel_How to Install oDesk Team Application