Create a Video with Invideo – #BYOC2020421

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“Create a Video with Invideo“ April 21-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Vivek & LA share what they have learned.  Notes: You can find the platform at https://invideo.io  Or You can find it here: https://appsumo.com/invideo/  It’s a growing and changing platform that allows you to create videos on the fly.  It is similar to Canva …

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Coping With Isolation – #BYOC2020407

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“Coping With Isolation“ April 7-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Group members will share their techniques  Notes: Solopreneurs tend to feel a bit isolated at the best of times because they are working at home.  Some of our usual types of contracts have dried up and we are unable to attend in-person meetings.  This has …

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Introduction to Teamviewer- #BYOC2020331

Introduction to Teamviewer

“Introduction to Teamviewer“ March 31-2020 @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery will share how he uses this interesting software    Notes: Apologies  – some computer gremlins were at work this morning. Many of us find ourselves helping friends & family tap into various programs needed while being isolated and working from home. Teamviewer allows …

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Canva Made Easy

Canva Made Easy

“Canva Made Easy“ March 10-2020 @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery and Jay Neill are the experts who will share.    Notes: Canva is both quick and easy.  There are many useful templates for all social media platforms as well as other useful business items – business cards, rack cards, flyers, etc.  The free …

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Solopreneurs Prepare For A Personal Emergency – #BYOC2020324

Solopreneurs Prepare For A Personal Emergency

“Solopreneurs Prepare For A Personal Emergency“ March 24-2020@ 9:00 am PT A group discussion that will stimulate our thinking about taking care of our business in the event of an emergency.    Notes: Covering our business commitments to clients:  Our families usually don’t know how to do our work so this makes it necessary …

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What Is Trust – #BYOC2020317

What Is Trust

“What Is Trust?“ March 17-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Fred Jones  of Our Future Leaders gave us a presentation on trust  Notes: A couple of definitions:  Trust is ….  Confidence, faith or hope in someone or something The ability to be relied on as honest and truthful Elements of trust:  Honesty, Communication, Reliability and …

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How To Attract Visitors To Your Website – #BYOC2020303

Attract Visitors To Your Website

“How To Attract Visitors To Your Website“ March 3-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Exclusivity or Scarcity? Personalizing?  Group Discussion     Notes: Following on the question “does it make sense to simulcast to several platforms (YouTube, Facebook Live, Twitch)  when our goal is to guide people to our own real estate (our website)?”   Spreading our …

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How to Live Stream on Facebook From Zoom- #BYOC2020225

Live Stream on Facebook From Zoom

“How to Live Stream on Facebook From Zoom“ February 25-2020 @ 9:00 am PT LowellAnn and David Flannery will share what we learned    Notes: We have successfully streamed from Zoom to Facebook Live However, we have more to learn about live-streaming from Zoom to YouTube. Our Operating Principles: * Relationships before business (LA) …

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Discovering Pinterest – #BYOC2020218

Discovering Pinterest

“Discovering Pinterest“ February 18-2020 @ 9:00 am PT  David Flannery & LowellAnn demonstrated     Notes: Benefits of using Pinterest – Creates backlinks that pleases Google Enhances your business branding Builds your network on a new platform Increases traffic to your website You can have four business accounts connected to each personal one.  Business accounts …

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Communicate A Better You and Get More Business-#BYOC20202011

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“Communicate A Better You and Get More Business“ February 11-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Special guest Rodney Brace – Encourage engagement and get repeat business      Notes: Rodney Brace, CEO of Hyphen Tech Inc. spoke about his six products that have been developed to assist entrepreneurs in acquiring and staying in touch with …

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Remove Limiting Beliefs with NLP – #BYOC2020204

Remove Limiting Beliefs

“Remove Limiting Beliefs with NLP” February 4-2020 @ 9:00 am PT Nathan Segal will give us information    Notes: Nathan suggested three NLP approaches for removing limiting beliefs: Timeline – Journey into the past to discover the root cause and dissolve the emotional link. Belief Change – Exploring how we know whether something is …

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Stay Where Your Audience Is

Stay Where Your Audience Is

“Stay Where Your Audience Is“ Jan. 28th @ 9:00 am PT Group Discussion About Avoiding “Shiny Objects”    Notes: What shiny new objects have you encountered lately?   New social media platforms ( Facebook, Linked In, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Discord)  Stay where your target audience is. New Plugins – LearnDash, Elementor, Wishlist, …

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Create Online Courses For Free

Create Online Courses For Free

“Create Online Courses For Free “ Jan.21st @ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao & LowellAnn Fuglsang  demonstrate using Google Docs and Forms    Notes: You can access the Presentation that was shared here: Create Online Courses For Free Steps to Follow: Create the course title, course structure, content. Find supporting images & videos Create …

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Kajabi vs. WordPress

Kajabi vs. WordPress

 “Kajabi vs. WordPress” Jan. 14th @ 9:00 am PT Jay Neill will share his observations    Notes: Success all depends on the work we put into our business websites.  We must constantly create content!   Kajabi is a content management system for building and maintaining a knowledge product type website. It integrates a lot of …

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How To Add SVG Images to WordPress

SVG Images

“How To Add SVG Images to WordPress “ Jan. 7th @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery will share this great discovery. Unfortunately, there were some Zoom issues in this video that prevents the viewer from seeing the full presentation.  We are working on a correction of the problem.    Notes:  SVG stands for “Scalable …

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OBS Broadcaster

OBS Broadcaster

[row cols_nr=”2″][col size=”6″] “OBS Broadcaster“ Dec. 17th @ 9:00 am PT Vivek and LowellAnn will share how we simplified OBS  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 …

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Create Google Forms

Create Google Forms

[row cols_nr=”2″][col size=”10″] “Create Google Forms” Dec.10th @ 9:00 am PT Great uses for Google Forms – Vivek & LA    Notes: Google Forms uses:  contact forms, surveys, business evaluation tools, coaching support and learning management.  Keeps the visitors to a website from leaving to other platforms They can be embedded into a website, …

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WordPress WordFence

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“WordPress WordFence“ Dec. 3rd @ 9:00 am PT We will discover how to make the most of WordFence (Alanna & LA& Jay)    Notes: WordFence is a WordPress plugin that prevents hackers from entering your website.  It is both a Free and Premium plugin. When itès doing its work it may slow your site …

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Video Editing Programs

Video Editing Programs

“Video Editing Programs“ Nov. 26th @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery and LowellAnn Fuglsang will share their research.  Notes: Free Video Editing Programs: Kdenlive – https://kdenlive.org/en/ OpenShot – https://www.openshot.org/ Filmora 9 – https://filmora.wondershare.com/ (Watermark with free version) Logitech Capture – https://www.logitech.com/en-ca/product/capture Tutorials Teacher’s Tech for Filmora – https://youtu.be/sURH2CxmaXQ Nathaniel Dodson  Filmora Tutorial for Beginners …

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The WordCamp Experience

The Word Camp Experience

“The WordCamp Experience“ Nov. 19th @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery will share what he learned this year.  Notes: David’s Take-Aways: Lots of swag; We need to open the doors of our sites to more people and pay more attention to Accessibility on our websites; Gutenberg is here to stay.  Classic will be supported …

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Raspberry Pie Computers

Raspberry Pie Computers

“Raspberry Pie Computers “ Nov. 12th@ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao  tells us all about this alternate technology  Presentation Notes: Raspberry Pi is a kit with a motherboard the size of a credit card.  Schools are using these packages to train youngsters that are interested in learning about technology.  The board can be programmed …

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Stop Website Spam

Stop Website Spam

“Stop Website Spam“ Nov. 5th @ 9:00 am PT We discussed our experiences with website spam.  Check the sidebar for content from Live Chat and Zoom Chat Our Operating Principles: * Relationships before business (LA) * You can get everything in life & business if you help enough people get what they want (Zig …

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Travels with Fred

Travels With Fred

“Travels With Fred“ October 29th  @ 9:00 am PT We will hear about Fred’s trip to Portugal to attend a conference.  Notes: Fred reminded us that it is so worthwhile to meet people face-to-face.  His observations and lessons learned:  Be ready to support the conference by being flexible and adaptable and contributing what you …

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Mindfulness & Meditation for Life & Business

Mindfullness & Meditation

“Mindfulness & Meditation for Life & Business“ October 22nd @ 9:00 am PT A conversation with health expert Nancy Crites  Notes: What is mindfulness?  Nancy says it’s being focused in the moment – in the NOW.  Our intention to be on the leading edge, to learn new things to share with our clients can …

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Hosting Conversations on Zoom

Conversations On Zoom

“Hosting Conversations on Zoom“ October 15th@ 9:00 am PT Vivek & LA will share their experience. (Keeping it simple)  Notes:  1)  Getting started:  Go to Zoom.us and set up an account.  You can select Free or Pro ($14.99/mo)- both allow up to 100 participants and unlimited meetings. Pro allows for Live Streaming to several …

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Google’s No Follow Links

No Follow Links

“Google’s No Follow Links“ Oct. 8th @ 9:00 am PT We share what we have learned.  Jay Neill shares his extensive knowledge  Notes: Google implemented “no follow” links several years ago and very recently has added two more:  “sponsored” to be used where money has changed hands and “ugc” for user-generated content. These no-follow …

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How To Network On LinkedIn

How To Network On LinkedIn

“How To Network On LinkedIn“ October 1st @ 9:00 am PT LA will share results of attending a LinkedIn Ninja session.  Notes: You can get more info about using LinkedIn with Crystal Thies here: https://www.linkedinninjatraining.com/Get3rdFriday It’s important to build a LinkedIn habit.  Connect with people, introduce people, refer people.  Comment on their posts or …

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The Key To Keywords

The Key To Keywords

“The Key to Keywords“ Sept. 24th @ 9:00 am PT Vivek Rao will share his research on keyword research.  Notes:  Contrary to practices in the past Vivek suggested that “keyword density” is not an effective way to be found in Google Search.  However, it does make sense to find keywords or phrases that your …

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