Podcast: Tamay Shannon: Being A Contributing Social Media Virtual Assistant

Tamay Shannon runs a social media business, W2S Marketing, Where 2 Start Marketing, that was created especially to serve small businesses. Social Media doesn’t have to be hard, ineffective, or time consuming. Tamay Shannon takes the overwhelm out of social media for small businesses and gives advice for Virtual Assistants in this episode. Social media can be an integral and money making part of your marketing mix. Tamay’s been in business for over 10 years helping small businesses get the brand exposure they deserve without the hassle.


01:45 – Getting into social media

06:52 – Keeping up with social media

16:47 – Specialization

19:37 – Social media management vs marketing

22:12 – Charging for strategy and analytics

26:20 – Difficult clients

27:59 – Beware scope creep and other tips

32:57 – Advice for VAs in social media

36:10 – Always use the newest features

40:40 – TikTok for business

43:04 – Messy perfection


Tamay’s Website



Connect with Tamay!

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/w2smarketing/

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/tamayshannon


Tools and Resources mentioned in the show

Pew Research Center – https://www.pewresearch.org/

Appsumo – https://appsumo.com/


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