About kdkragen

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.

BBC Canceled For Holidays This Friday 19 April 2019

BBC is off for Easter & Passover holidays. We’ll be back on 26 April with… something… fun.

Don’t forget to check News & Events below!  

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Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Month Of AprilDonna Dowdney (donnaleedowdney.com) Fabric Art Exhibit at newest gallery in Port Townsend, Port Townsend School of Arts Gallery (ptschoolofthearts.org).

NEW 2019 Chamber Membership Directory: bainbridgechamber.com/membershipdirectory/. Each year Bainbridge Chamber produces the Navigator, a complete directory of current Chamber members. In print and interactive e-reader version available online 24/7.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday 12 April 2019 – “Business Pop-ups” Roundtable Discussion w/ Steve Rabago

Join us this sunny warm spring BBC Friday for a fascinating and serendipitous roundtable discussion: “Business Pop-ups.”

Czar-Of-Day-Road, ZimpleMoney Founder, and long time BBC Regular Steve Rabago will lead off, sharing his ideas of a Large Art Studio POP-UP plan. “I want to discuss a business idea for a permanent “Pop-Up” location where an artist or artists can rent space when they want a one-time location for a show. It’s along the lines of a farmers market – a permanent location for rotating artists.” (Hmmm. Rotating Artists!) Steve on LinkedIn: linkedin.com.

Business Pop-ups: The venue of the future for future entrepreneurs? The next venture in business coworking virtual reality? Bring your brains to the BBC, and be creative.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Business Pop-ups, w/ Pop-up Host Steve Rabago
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Month Of AprilDonna Dowdney (donnaleedowdney.com) Fabric Art Exhibit at newest gallery in Port Townsend, Port Townsend School of Arts Gallery (ptschoolofthearts.org).

NEW 2019 Chamber Membership Directory: bainbridgechamber.com/membershipdirectory/. Each year Bainbridge Chamber produces the Navigator, a complete directory of current Chamber members. In print and interactive e-reader version available online 24/7.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday 5 April 2019 – “Business On Bainbridge Part 2” w/ Leslie Schneider

Join us this BBC Friday for “Business On Bainbridge, Part 2” (BOB, Pt.2)a follow-up conversation with our own Leslie Schneider, OfficeXpats co-owner, longtime BBC Regular, and Deputy Mayor, Bainbridge Island City Council.

Leslie will not only share cool business stuff like affordable housing and related issues — but, as always, she appreciates accessing her “BBC Board Of Directors” (that’s us) to pick our collective BBBs (Bainbridge Business Brains). She appreciates us and we APPRECIATE her and Jason for their generously hosting the BBC! Leslie on City CouncilLeslie on LinkedIn.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – B.O.B. – w/ Leslie Schneider
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

3 April Wednesday Tomorrow! Silverdale Greendrinks (5:24-8:03) hosted by Silverdale Chamber and the new Mehfil Indian Cuisine & Bar, 3537 NW Anderson Hill Rd. Info: facebook.com.

4 April – Chamber Breakfast at Wing Point Golf & Country Club.Big Changes For Small Websites in 2019w/ BBC’s own Craig Clermont of Bookish.MediaTopics: privacy laws, digital accessibility guidelines, & Google changes from a small business perspective. Register at bainbridgechamber.com/chamber-breakfast/.

5 April, 6:00-8:00 PM, First Friday Art Walk! Lots of Bainbridge Island artists, beverages, and bites! Sponsored by COBI and BIDA More Info at: bainbridgedowntown.org.

NEW 2019 Chamber Membership Directory: bainbridgechamber.com/membershipdirectory/. Each year Bainbridge Chamber produces the Navigator, a complete directory of current Chamber members. In print and interactive e-reader version available online 24/7.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday 29 March 2019 – Open MIC Friday Business Roundtable

Join us this delightful late winter BBC Friday for another OPEN MIC Business Strategy, Support, & Sharing Roundtable.Bring a business idea or problem to share, show-and-tell art, app, or friendly xenomorph from Venus or Ganymede. BBC – “Your Board Of Directors!”

Play, share, dream, be mortal.
Be creative, think sideways, have fun.
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Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – Open MIC Friday Business Roundtable
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

26 March, [email protected], 12:00-1:00 Why There is a Gender Pay Gap (and what we can do about it now!). Presenter Craig Clermont, Bookish Media, performs website audits for compliance, security, and SEO. He also consults on helping clients decide which CMS is best for them. Craig studied economics in Canada and is a self-taught expert in team and organizational decision-making. Free and open to the public. Register here to reserve your spot: officexpats.com.

28 March 5:30-7:00 PM – Chamber After Hours, hosted at Z Bones Pet Mercantile (zbones.com) in the Winslow Green. Browse the earth friendly and naturally processed pet food and toys while you enjoy wine and people treats. Free & open to the public: bainbridgechamber.com.

NEW 2019 Chamber Membership Directory: bainbridgechamber.com/membershipdirectory/. “Each year the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce produces the Navigator, a complete directory of current Chamber members. In addition to our usual print run, we’re pleased to present an interactive e-reader version of the 2019 Navigator, available online 24/7.”

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday March 22 – “Cross Cultural Journeys 2019” w/ Cilla Utne

This BBC Friday special guest Cilla Utne, BBC Regular and OfficeXpats Ambassador emeritus, will focus on Cross Cultural Journeys’ work with local partner organizations. For example, Cross Cultural Journeys is producing a trip over spring break for BIFC (Bainbridge Island Football Club), leading 31 young soccer players and a dozen chaperones on a journey to Manchester  –  soccer capital of the UK. The trip departs on March 28. Very exciting!

Cilla Utne has been President and CEO of Cross Cultural Journeys since 2015. A purpose travel company based on Bainbridge Island, and founded in 1991, Cross Cultural Journeys has provided socially and environmentally responsible travel for individuals and organizations interested in global awareness, indigenous wisdom, and societies at the crossroads. Cross Cultural Journeys has offered People-to-People experiences in Cuba since 1998, among many other destinations. For close to three decades we have built meaningful relationships with local organizations, NGOs, artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, doctors, architects, and everyday citizens. CCJ draws upon these relationships to make each trip an in-depth cultural immersion experience.
Cilla’s business bio: crossculturaljourneys.com. Cilla on LinkedIn: linkedin.com.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – “Cross Cultural Journeys 2019” w/  Cilla Utne
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

28 March 5:30-7:00 PM – Chamber After Hours, hosted at Z Bones Pet Mercantile (zbones.com) in the Winslow Green. Browse the earth friendly and naturally processed pet food and toys while you enjoy wine and people treats. Free & open to the public: bainbridgechamber.com.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday 15 March 2019 – “The Social Styles Matrix” w/ Roslyn Webber

Join us this cozy BBC Friday MORNING for an exciting discussion on “How To Win Customers And Influence Co-Workers” — with Remarkable BBC Regular Rosyln Webber, Seabold Consulting and Predictive Group Associate.

The ability to influence others both within an organization and externally is an essential business skill at all levels and roles. Successfully articulating ideas, creating clear and compelling plans, gaining “buy-in” on a proposed strategy, and building consensus require knowing and using a proven set of influence practices. But here’s the catch – people are different. If you can understand and flex with those differences, you can increase your sales effectiveness and, especially for smaller businesses, develop more successful collaborations and long-term partnerships.

How do you quickly identify those differences? How do you tailor your message to appeal to different audiences? Roslyn will share the Social Styles matrix, a widely-used model for organizing buying behavior into four categories. We will practice quickly identifying which “style” our buyer (client, colleague, coworker) prefers and learn what we need to give them to win their business or support.

Roslyn Webber is a strategic consulting partner with clients tackling human challenges. She helps employers increase their hiring success, reduce turnover, improve teamwork, and develop leaders. A workplace behavioral expert adept at analyzing what drives day-to-day behavior through assessments and workshops, Roslyn applies that data to teach clients how to better manage and communicate more effectively. Contact: 206-300-1211,  seaboldconsulting.com, on LinkedIn. Predictive Group predictivegroup.com. (Interesting blog on the “Social Styles” matrix: miller-klein.com/2017/05/22/.)

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – “Social Styles Matrix” w/ Roslyn Webber
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

28 March 5:30-7:00 PM – Chamber After Hours, hosted at Z Bones Pet Mercantile (zbones.com) in the Winslow Green. Browse the earth friendly and naturally processed pet food and toys while you enjoy wine and people treats. Free & open to the public: bainbridgechamber.com.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday 8 March 2019 – Business On Bainbridge, w/ Leslie Schneider

Join us this BBC Friday for another “Business On Bainbridge (or BOB, or bring your own beer) — a conversation with our own Leslie Schneider, OfficeXpats co-owner, longtime BBC Regular, and Deputy Mayor, Bainbridge Island City Council.

Quick alphabet soup quiz: what is the DUOWM, why did it cause so many people to show up at last Tuesday’s City Council meeting, and what is its status now? Alternate question: What is the difference between a business meeting and a study session? For extra credit, what is an executive session? For those who follow such things, what do you think of the draft RFQ for the Sustainable Transportation project that Council will have discussed by Friday? These or other questions can be asked or answered by you at the next BBC, when Leslie Schneider will wear her councilmember hat (i.e., “prepared to talk policy and all things mysterious about City business”). BTW, Leslie is already 1/3 of the way through her short 6-month term as Deputy Mayor. How did that happen! (And does it mean Leslie will be running for president in 2020?)

Leslie will not only share cool business stuff, but she also wants to access her “BBC Board Of Directors” (that’s us) to pick our collective brains. She appreciates us — and we APPRECIATE her, and Jason, for their years of hosting the BBC! Leslie on City Council. Leslie on LinkedIn.

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space…and another delicious cup of BBC!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – BOB – Business [or Beer] On Bainbridge, w/ Leslie Schneider
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department

BBC Friday 1 March 2019 – The Charlie King Show “Best Pricing Strategies”

“How much should I charge?” Can be a challenging question. It can be tied to market norms, perceived value, personal belief, and even intrinsically tied to the value we place on it ourselves. What if we could take the mystery out of it?

Answering the “pricing question” is rooted in deciding what kind of business you want. How many clients do you want at a time? How many hours a week do you want to work? Group work or 1-on-1? Online or in-person? From this perspective, your choices will reflect that way you speak about, market, and choose your clientele.

Walk away with a new vision rooted in a profitable business structure you designed with your pricing a natural fit for the offering. Charlie on  linkedin.com.  Charlie’s website (incl. free pdf on managing your kids use of technology, “A Parent’s Guide To Take Back Family Life In A Digital Era”): heroicfatherhood.com.

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion  
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – The Charlie King Show, “The Pricing Question”
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

26 February, 7:30-8:45 – BBC Regular Craig Clermont, Bookish Media, will be presenting for the Silverdale Chamber and SCORE Kitsap: “Big Changes In 2019 For Small Business Websites.”  Location: Hops n Drops, 3171 NW Bucklin Hill RD. Details and registration:  business.silverdalechamber.com. Also Wednesday February 27, 7:30-8:45, hosted at the Poulsbo Chamber Office, 19735 10th Ave. NE, Suite S100 (Poulsbo Flyer).

2 March 2019, 5:00-9:00 PM, ISLAND HONORS BANQUET: Once a year we honor member businesses that have contributed above and beyond to our community and install our new Board of Directors at a gala event sponsored by Kitsap Bank. The winners of the award categories will be announced at the dinner. Sign up here: bainbridgechamber.com.

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department
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BBC Friday 22 Feb 2019 – “2019 Big Changes For Small Business Websites” w/ Craig Clermont

Join us this chilly BBC Friday for a special presentation by BBC Regular Craig Clermont, Bookish MediaNew privacy laws, digital accessibility guidelines, and Google changes that website owners should know about. Let’s look at them from the small business owner’s perspective.

Co-Founder with Anne Clermont At Bookish Media, Craig performs website audits for Bookish clients for Compliance, Security, and SEO. He also consults on helping clients decide which CMS is best for them, be it SquareSpace, WordPress, Shopify, Drupal, Adobe EM, or Sitecore. Each has pros and cons, so picking the right one is very important depending on a number of factors. Visit Craig on LinkedIn.com.

NOTE: On 26 February, 7:30-8:45 AM – Craig will present “Big Changes In 2019 For Small Business Websites” for the Silverdale Chamber & SCORE Kitsap at Hops n Drops in Silverdale; register: business.silverdalechamber.com. Also Wednesday February 27, 7:30-8:45, hosted at the Poulsbo Chamber Office (Poulsbo Flyer).

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion  
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – 2019 Small Business Website Update, w/ Craig Clermont
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

20 February, 11:30-1:00 PM – “2019 ECONOMIC VITALITY REPORT” & Chamber Luncheon @ Wing Point Golf & Country Club. You need to register ahead (by deadline February 15th) at bainbridgechamber.com21 February 5:30-7:00 PM – Chamber After Hours @ Coates Design Architects. Wine & light refreshments; try the virtual reality goggles for a walk around inside a house that hasn’t been built yet. Free event: bainbridgechamber.com.

26 February, 7:30-8:45 – BBC Regular Craig Clermont, Bookish Media, will be presenting for the Silverdale Chamber and SCORE Kitsap: “Big Changes In 2019 For Small Business Websites.”  Location: Hops n Drops, 3171 NW Bucklin Hill RD. Details and registration:  business.silverdalechamber.com. Also Wednesday February 27, 7:30-8:45, hosted at the Poulsbo Chamber Office, 19735 10th Ave. NE, Suite S100 (Poulsbo Flyer).

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department
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BBC Friday 15 February 2019 – The Charlie King Show “Your Ideal Client Avatar”

Your Ideal Client Avatar (ICA) – Who’s an IDEAL client for you? Not just someone who pays your bill on time, but someone you’re excited to serve? That person that makes you get out of bed and look forward to your day?

When you get clear on your ICA, you can speak directly to client needs, directly to their struggles. Clients will self-select that you’re the “provider of choice” for their specific needs. From this talk you’ll have in hand key questions that can unlock a full book of clients that make you feel like you’re work makes a difference, and so do you! Charlie on  linkedin.com.  Charlie’s website: heroicfatherhood.com.

So Invite your friends and associates to come join us for this exciting non-virtual non-cloud event in real time and real space … and another delicious cup of BBC!

Be here, be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise!

[email protected] – 403 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is, Upstairs at the Pavilion  
7:30-8:00 – coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking  
8:00-8:50 – The Charlie King Show, “Your ICA”
8:50-9:00 – announcements, visiting

Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients from planet BBC _______________________________________________

BBC Regulars Upcoming News & Events!

20 February, 11:30-1:00 PM – “2019 ECONOMIC VITALITY REPORT” & Chamber Luncheon @ Wing Point Golf & Country Club. You need to register ahead (by deadline February 15th) at bainbridgechamber.com.

26 February, 7:30-8:45 – BBC Regular Craig Clermont, Bookish Media, will be presenting for the Silverdale Chamber and SCORE Kitsap: “Big Chamges In 2019 For Small Business Websites.”  Location: Hops n Drops, 3171 NW Bucklin Hill RD. Details and registration:  business.silverdalechamber.com. Also Wednesday February 27, 7:30-8:45, hosted at the Poulsbo Chamber Office, 19735 10th Ave. NE, Suite S100 (Poulsbo Flyer).

Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”:  bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares:  bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.

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BBC Business Community Related Links
OfficeXpats officexpats.com
Chamber Of Commerce bainbridgechamber.com & visitbainbridge.com
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association bainbridgedowntown.org
Bainbridge Island Library (KRL) krl.org/bainbridge-island
Bainbridge Island Museum Of Art biartmuseum.org
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network (BARN) bainbridgebarn.org
Bainbridge Island Senior Center biseniorcenter.org
Accelerate Kitsap, Business Support Network acceleratekitsap.org
Helpline House helplinehouse.org
Kitsap SCORE kitsapscore.org
Rolling Bay Hall – Performance Art Venue rollingbayhall.com
Space Craft – Performance Arts Space Station On Earth SpaceCraftPresents.org
Toastmasters – Noon Edition bainbridgeisland.toastmastersclubs.org
Toastmasters – Evening Edition uspeakeasy.com
The Marshall Suites Concierge Service TheMarshallSuites.com
Island Emergency Preparedness & First Responder Links:
Bainbridge Prepares Emergency Management bainbridgeprepares.org
Kitsap County Emergency Management kitsapdem.org
City of Bainbridge Island (COBI)
Bainbridge Island Fire Department
Bainbridge Island Police Department
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