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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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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Discord Community For Solopreneurs

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Many solopreneurs have made use of Google Hangouts to stay in touch with people they have met online over the years.  But since Hangouts is going away soon, we have been looking around for a platform that could replace it.  Discord looks like a great place to build a community.  Welcome to Discord Community For Solopreneurs where we will guide you through all that you need to know to get started.

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Discover Discord – #BYOC20201110

Discover Discord

“Discover Discord  “ Nov. 10th – 2020@ 9:00 am PT Would Discord be a suitable community home?  Notes: Discord can be accessed via your browser or Windows app that you download to your computer.   You can join other’s servers and/or create one of your own.  Your server should be set up in the name …

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What Is Online Community #BYOC20201027

What Is Online Community?

“What Is Online Community? “ October 27-2020@ 9:00 am PT This will be a group discussion  Notes: Online communities can contain members from different countries, different versions of English and different cultures.  They are diverse.  Members develop friendships, share information, learn, teach and engage, but most important is a common interest.  Online communities depend …

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How to Create An Online Community – #BYOC2020929

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“How to Create An Online Community“ Sept. 29-2020@ 9:00 am PT LowellAnn will share her experiences    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) * …

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Google’s New Product Keen – #BYOC2020922

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“Google’s New Product Keen “ Sept. 22-2020@ 9:00 am PT A discovery presentation & discussion  Notes: Find Keen here: https://staykeen.com To sign up, you must have a Google account.  You begin by suggesting an area of interest (keyword).  Keen offers other keyword suggestions as well.  Easy to add items using the Bookmarklet and selecting the …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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