No BBC This Friday, March 29th, For the Holidays.

No BBC Friday, March 29th – Canceled For The Holidays!


Next BBC Friday is April 5th. See you all then.

Happy Easter, Passover, Life, Shalom, Mazeltov, Groovy.
The BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & Other Entrepreneurial Sentients From Planet BBC

BBC Regulars – Upcoming Events

28 March Thursday Chamber After Hours hosted by OfficeXpats! (5:30-7:00 PM)
OfficeXpats will be hosting this month’s event. See what’s been happening lately at the Island’s co-working community (Upstairs in the Pavilion). Come to nosh and network. Free event, no reservations necessary. Public welcome.

April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – OfficeXpats Tuesdays@Noon Business Workshops: “Biz Dev Basics”
Finding new customers and generating more revenue is the #1 objective for “being in business.” But it is particularly challenging for owners and managers of small businesses who don’t have the expertise themselves and don’t have salaries to throw at sales professionals. Fortunately, business development and sales is a learnable skill. Focus on the challenges that your products and services solve. Then explore how to find people who need what you have. Take actionable steps to reach them, and commit to making a difference in your revenues in just 5 weeks in April! More info at: Registration: Register now!
April 2, Keeping track of sales activity, with Jeff Logan.
April 9, “Zen Sales Skills” with Heather Flanagan.
April 16, Networking to build business, with Ann Whitmore.
April 23, “Zen Sales Skills” Part II with Heather Flanagan.
April 30, Think creatively with your sales and marketing plan, with Elaine Jones, Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

27 April, Saturday Shred-Fest!
This year’s “Shred-Fest” is hosted by Columbia Bank ( at their High School Road Branch Parking Lot (across from Safeway), and put on by the Kiwanis Club Of Bainbridge Island ( Bring all your expired vital records and watch them shredded into the big truck! This has been a public service announcement courtesy of BBC, Columbia Bank, the B.I. Kiwanis Club, and … and various sentient sapients from planet Earth.

Chamber Business Directory 2013 Now Available: Also available in a limited number of print copies –

BBC Related Links

Chamber Of Commerce
Accelerate Kitsap – Business Mentoring
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association
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K. D. Kragen is a philosopher, writer, teacher, editor, husband, father and grandfather. A third generation San Franciscan, Vietnam era vet U.S. Coast Guard (1973-1977), married to Janet L. Kragen for 32 years (1977-present), K. D. is a published novelist ("The KillWare Chronicles" and "Plagueman"); he has taught logic and lectured in philosophy of art at various college and local art schools (Northwest College of Art, Trumeau College of the Arts). Presently he teaches senior citizens basic computer skills (to be able to keep in touch with children and grandchildren), does general computer maintenance, MS and Linux OS, manages a small publishing house, Scandia Patch Press, and edits and ghosts the writings of other local authors. KaveDragen Ink LLC Clean, sparkling copy is often the first impression you make on prospective clientele. Every company needs: One, the Visionary, company owner, manager. That's you! You are the market expert. You know your products and services better than anyone else. Two, the Copy-editor, the wordsmith. That's me. I supply the polish and clarity of communication needed to grab your client from the very first line.