Staying In Touch With Your Clients- #BYOC20210720

Staying In Touch With Your Clients

“Staying In Touch With Your Clients “ July 20-2021@ 9:00 am PT You’ve finished the project, now how do you stay connected?  Notes: Platforms and Tools Mentioned VidYard:  Less Annoying CRM:  Evernote:  What is Clubhouse:  Discord:  Jacquie Lawson Cards:  Zoom:  LinkedIn:  Facebook:  What’s App: Our …

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Google Core Vitals- #BYOC20210629

Google Core Vitals

“Google Core Vitals “ June 29-2021@ 9:00 am PT What factors are most important now? (load speed, SSL, image size, what else?)  Notes: Servers Recommended Cloud Ways for hosting Cloud Flare for CDN Mainsheet for email Themes GeneratePress Cadence Elementor Divi Measuring Tools Google Page Insights Google Lighthouse G T Matrix See the  Google Slides …

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Understanding Yoga Concepts- #BYOC20210622

Understanding Yoga Concepts

“Understanding Yoga Concepts “ June 22-2021@ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao  shares his Yoga Week  experience  Notes: This session some important questions about Yoga. Questions: What is Yoga?  Who does Yoga? Why do Yoga? What are the benefits? – Good health, a cool head, increase in flexibility (both mind & body), reduction of stress; What …

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*Template for Success Circle

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“Title “ Date@ 9:00 am PT Subtitle  Our Operating Principles: * Relationships before business (LA) * You can get everything in life & business if you help enough people get what they want (Zig Zigler) * Be helpful – with no expectations (Bill) * We stand for positive possibilities and keep an open mind …

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Blog Styles- – #BYOC20210615

Blog Styles

“Blog Styles “ June 15@ 9:00 am PT How many are there and what are they best used for?  Notes: How to Begin  Start with the end in mind.  Why write this blog?  Then think about the best style to use. Blog Styles Informational – gives lots of content and sources; Reviews – books, colleges, …

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Getting Started With – #BYOC20210608

Getting Started With

“Getting Started With – “ June 8th-2021@ 9:00 am PT The group shares their experiences  Notes: There are two main ways to make use of the content bot – On their website Using their WP Plugin on your website  Lots of tools in two main categories Copywriting Marketing Find my experiments hosted on my …

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What Is Engagement? – #BYOC20210601

What Is Engagement?

“What Is Engagement? “ June 1st-2021@ 9:00 am PT Starting a conversation with a prospect you don’t know  Notes: How to Engage Connect with those that you see on a regular basis – whether that’s in a webinar, on social media, or face-to-face event; Connect with individuals on a personal, informal level; Find common ground; …

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How To Create CTAs- #BYOC20210525

How To Create CTAs

“How To Create CTAs “ May 25th-2021@ 9:00 am PT   What are CTAs?  Why use them?  When and How to use them.  Notes: Yes, we agree that every page and post should contain some sort of CTA.   It is important to be clear about the page purpose and what you want the viewer to …

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Reduce Image File Size For Online – #BYOC20210518

Reduce Image File Size For Online

“ Reduce Image File Size For Online“ May 18th-2021@ 9:00 am PT David Flannery will show us how he does it.  Notes: What David Recommends Gimp for cropping and resizing Caesium for compressing Smush Plugin for more compressing Kraken Image Optimzer plugin Suggested Website Changes No more hero images  No more featured images unless …

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The Importance of SEO- #BYOC20210511

The Importance of SEO

“The Importance of SEO “ May 11-2021@ 9:00 am PT Jay Neill demonstrates how and where SEO happens  Notes: Google Algorithm Notes Page experience Render time of the largest image or text block. Maximum load time 2.5 seconds Interactivity. User must click or open something on your website. Engagement and CTAs Visual stability. Remove anything …

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Blog Layout for 2021- #BYOC20210504

Blog Layout for 2021

“Blog Layout for 2021 “ May 4-2021@ 9:00 am PT The group and Jay Neill share their observations  Notes:  The elements we consider as we decide on blog and website layout: The niche – Sale of product or service or just information; Target viewer – Especially age – youth favour mobile; How to engage with …

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How To Suggest & Support A Change In Behaviour – #BYOC20210427

How To Suggest & Support A Change In Behaviour

“How To Suggest & Support A Change In Behaviour “ April 27-2021@ 9:00 am PT Fred Jones suggests some ways to give feedback and to change behaviours  Notes: Here are some simple steps presented by Fred for changing our own behaviours  Decide what you want to do  Create routines and habits that will get you …

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Who Moved My Cheese- #BYOC20210420

Who Moved My Cheese

“Who Moved My Cheese “ April 20-2021@ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao presents the concepts from this thought-provoking book.  Notes: The Important Question: “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” How To Cope With Change: Recognize and accept that Change Happens; Constantly Anticipate Change; Monitor Change; Adapt to Change; Change; Enjoy the adventure. Some …

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About Amazon Polly – #BYOC20210413

About Amazon Polly

“About  Amazon Polly “ April 13th-2021@ 9:00 am PT Let’s look at how to get it and how to use it.  Notes: Jay’s conclusion:  Polly becomes very expensive after you set it up to sound natural.  It did not seem to make viewers stay on his site longer (which is what he was hoping for) …

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All About Google Tools – #BYOC20210406

All About Google Tools

“All About Google Tools “ April 6th-2021@ 9:00 am PT We’ll share our observations  Notes: Watch Vivek Rao’s short video explaining why Google for Business is best: Collaboration Collaboration   What is the difference between Gmail and Google Workspace? Google Tools Mail, Contacts, Calendar Drive Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms Keep Our Operating Principles: * Relationships …

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Business Promotion Ideas – #BYOC20210330

Business Promotion Ideas

“Business Promotion Ideas“ March 30 th-2021@ 9:00 am PT Let’s look at what Meera  Kothand recommends  Notes:  Promotional ideas – lost leader, email promo, social media, especially Pinterest & Twitter, Sending cards, sending chocolates.  Focus on the benefits to the client. Links That Were Shared Selling The Intangible Dean Jackson Send Out Cards   …

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Moving From Me to We – #BYOC20210323

Moving From Me to We

“Moving From Me to We“ March 23rd-2021@ 9:00 am PT Looking at Bounce Back Higher by Jim Lord – a presentation by LowellAnn  Notes: The words that give members positive energy – inclusion, collaboration, hope, empathy, encouragement, compassion, being joyful, positive psychology. Links That Were Shared: What Kind Of World Do You Want  By Jim …

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Achieving Your Fullest Potential – #BYOC20210316

Achieving Your Fullest Potential

“Achieving Your Fullest Potential “ March 16-2021@ 9:00 am PT Using the AWE  communication traits – Fred Jones shares info from Don’t Take Yes for An Answer by Steve Herz  Notes: We looked at continual self-improvement being dependent on communication skills.  The impression we leave is much more important than our technical knowledge.  AWE stands …

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Membership Sites – #BYOC20210309

Membership Sites

“Membership Sites  “ March 9th @ 9:00 am PT Where should they be?  Notes: In this discussion, we define membership sites and explore why we would want to create four types.  We determine when is the right time to do one as well as what tools to use in creating one.  Finally, we discuss …

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Writing Product Reviews – #BYOC20210302

Writing Product Reviews

“Writing Product Reviews  “ March 2nd @ 9:00 am PT Make them organized and easy to follow.  Notes: We discuss our experiences while writing product reviews.  We consider tangible products, service and apps in our definition of “product”.  Being clear about why we are doing it and who we want to connect with.  We …

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Online Course Writing – #BYOC202102023

Online Course Writing

“Online Course Writing “ Feb.23rd @ 9:00 am PT Vivek and LA share their “Of Course Course” experience.  Notes: We have created the Of Course Course for small online business owners who manage their own website and who would like to host a course they provide to their viewers.  You design the course content; we …

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SEO for YouTube – #BYOC202102016

SEO For YouTube

“SEO for YouTube “ Feb.16th @ 9:00 am PT How to get your video to show  up  Notes: BEST PRACTICES Title Keyword Searched Keyword in Video Description Keyword as First Tag High Res. Thumbnail Info Cards Added End Screen Added Comment Pinned Liked on Facebook Captions Added Comment Hearted Chapters Added  Links Provide by Participants David …

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Socializing via Computer -#BYOC20210209

Socializing via Computer

“Socializing via Computer  “ Feb. 9th @ 9:00 am PT How often do we hear the phrase “I’m zoomed out”  Notes: We discuss the various ways that we stay in touch with family, friends, colleagues and clients.    We notice that online gatherings require some learning and accepting that it’s one voice at a …

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Create Compelling Content: Tips & Tricks of the Trade – #BYOC20210202Content

Create Compelling Content

“Create Compelling Content: Tips & Tricks of the Trade “ Feb 2@ 9:00 am PT A presentation by Mathieu Powell  Notes: Mathieu Powell’s tips and tricks: *  Tell a story: *  Don’t wait for inspiration – just write; *  Do lots of research first to raise your interest in the topic; *  Don’t cut and …

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Facebook Basics for Solopreneurs- #BYOC20210126

Facebook Basics For Solopreneurs

“ Facebook Basics for Solopreneurs “ Jan. 26-2021@ 9:00 am PT  Bethany Bland shares her extensive knowledge of Facebook  Notes: Business Page Advice: Always an enticing image Linking to something Text the shorter the better No links to your website Create events from page Make the text inviting using bolding etc. Start with a question that …

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All About Streamyard – #BYOC20210119

All About Streamyard

“All About Streamyard “ Jan. 19-2021@ 9:00 am PT LA, David & Vivek exploring simulcasting   Notes: Our observations: Browser-based – best with Chrome Maximum 10 participants Live Streams to 3 sites simultaneously – your choice Comments from all 3 sites are shown in the dashboard Add your own branding Save recording Invitation link to …

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Google A B Testing – #BYOC20210112

Google A B Testing

“ Google A B Testing “ Jan.12-2021@ 9:00 am PT Alanna Birmingham shares her discoveries  Notes: About  A  B Testing Another term for A B Testing:  Split Testing – Comparing two versions of something on your website to determine which your audience relates to best. When would you use A B testing?  After your site has …

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