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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How To Start With Gimp

How To Start With Gimp

“How To Start With Gimp“ Sept. 17th @ 9:00 am PT David Flannery will guide us through this great photo/image editor  Notes: I discovered Gimp from Teacher’s Tec (https://youtu.be/VGkkbHHcLu0)  Gimp is an open-source, free program that you download and use on your computer.  You can download the latest version is 2.10.12 here: https://www.gimp.org/.  It can …

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Paull Murray – An Interview

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“Paull Murray – An Interview“ Sept. 10th @ 9:00 am PT Alanna Birmingham will interview Paull about his business  Notes: Paull’s business:  TTG International Management (https://ttgim.com/) Paull spoke about his experience in the corporate airline world and the decision to “do his own thing”.  A successful business experience was helping 4 doctors create and …

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Facebook for Kids and Community Building

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“Facebook for Kids & Community Building“ Sept. 3rd @ 9:00 am PT Fred Jones will share his experiences with Facebook for Kids and  building community online  Notes: Fred Jones shared the Facebook Messenger for Kids call he received from his seven-year-old grandaughter living miles away.  (https://messengerkids.com/)  demonstrating that the world kids are growing up …

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Share A Discovery

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“Share A Discovery” August 27th @ 9:00 am PT Share something you found useful as a solopreneur. What it’s called and what it does.  Notes: We tried a new approach in this session. We would combine introductions to give us more time for discussion.  And we would come prepared to share a business discovery …

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Let’s Get Back To Basics

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“Let’s Get Back To Basics” August 20th @ 9:00 am PT Our History.  Why do we get together?  What could enhance the experience?  Notes: Our History goes back to December 2013 when LA staged her first Hangout On Air.  LA wanted to give solopreneurs a place to practice being online so that they can …

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Test Using WebinarBlaze

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“Test Using Webinarblaze” My on-going search for a platform that includes the chat in the video.  YouTube Live Comments Andrew Hatchett ?Test successful! ?? 12:06 PM Andrew Hatchett ?Hmmm….. 12:10 PM Andrew Hatchett ?I see it says 2 waiting… 12:11 PM David Flannery ?Hello Andrew 12:11 PM Andrew Hatchett ?Hi David ?? 12:12 PM …

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Community Building Techniques

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“Community Building Techniques” Community participation is such an important human endeavour. We will consider both face-to-face and online communities.  Notes: In the physical community, one must fight with traffic, find somewhere to park and pay for meeting space and food. On line, you just need a networking platform such as Zoom, a mic and …

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Change and Work-Life Balance

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“Change and Work-Life Balance” Is balance really possible? Please Note:  During the broadcast, you will be able to see and add to YouTube Live Chat in the sidebar.  We will copy and add them to the comments below for future reference.  Notes: The divide between life and work can sometimes be dehumanizing. We can …

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Writing An Outline For Your Article

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“Writing An Outline For Your Article” Organizing your thoughts and ideas. An outline makes writing much easier. Please Note:  During the broadcast, you will be able to see and add to YouTube Live Chat in the sidebar.  We will copy and add them to the comments below for future reference.  Notes: The way for …

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Tips For Writing Great Posts

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“Tips For Writing Great Posts“ How to ensure that your list members open and read your posts    Notes: Important to know just what you want to write about, then do some keyword research. You need an enticing Title that evokes emotion, curiosity or responds to a need or want. Using power words or …

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