BBC Friday 24 October 2014 – Show And Tell: New Favorite Book, App, Business Lesson Recently Learned . . .

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Periodically at BBC we open up the table for sharing new ideas, or maybe a new APP, or to give a book recommendation/review, or tell a good business story … like a recently successful “Kickstarter Campaign” …

So be creative this Friday! Come and share — or just come and enjoy a BBC open forum Show-&-Tell rainy Washington morning.

Learned a new talent? Share your skills, your wisdom, your crazy!

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

BBC @ OfficeXpats – 403 Madison Avenue N, Bainbridge Island, Upstairs At the Pavilion

7:30-8:00 coffee/tea, visiting, informal networking
8:00-8:45 BBC Show-&-Tell
8:30-9:00 more networking, sharing, visiting

Sincerely,
The BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & Other Entrepreneurial Sentients From Planet BBC

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More BBC Regulars Really Exciting Upcoming Events!

OCTOBER [email protected] Workshops: “WordPress For Business Web Sites.” Still One Last Great Workshops! (Notice: These workshops for October are open and free to the public, gratis! So it is especially important to register ASAP to reserve a space.) Our most popular topic by far, WordPress was first offered by Annette Walker – and she’s back! – along with Jeff Logan and, well, other people? This will not be a step-by-step workshop, but rather a survey class. (Note: You are welcome to bring your laptops and explore as we go, but we will not be providing hands-on technical support during the sessions.) In the past, these workshops were very popular, so register early to get a space: officexpats.com/wordpress-for-business-sites/.

NOVEMBER [email protected] Workshops: How to use video in your marketing strategy – with videographer and artist Matt Longmire. From the promo to BPA’s  A Chorus Line to the OfficeXpats video commercial “I’m an Xpat“, Matt’s work on Bainbridge Island is well known. But did you know he has full length documentaries, such as “Cardboard,” as well? Need a few reasons to make video part of your marketing strategy? Search Engine Optimization: YouTube has the second biggest audience of people searching for answers to queries. Engagement and Community: Online video watchers like to engage and respond. Conversion: people find their answers and proceed to the next stage of the buying cycle. Analytics: get good statistics about your videos and measure the video marketing strategy you are generating. Sign up and register quickly! officexpats.com/how-to-use-video-in-your-marketing-strategy/.

New B.I. RIDE Mid-day Bus Service! A combination of scheduled stops and Dial-A-Ride fills runs during weekday non-commuter times and on Saturdays. For more info:  bainbridgechamber.com.

REMINDER for BBC Regular Members: Open/Public BBC Regulars Business Info & Contact List for single page referral sheet and BBC website Members List. As BBC Regular Members, you can have your business and contact info available for the BBC community and on the BBC website. Follow link (form courtesy of Annette Walker) and fill out BBC Regulars Member List contact info: http://bit.ly/1mZGKfR.  BBC on Facebook: Alice David has kindly set up a BBC Facebook destination. Take a look: facebook.com/pages/Bainbridge-Business-Connection – friend, post, share, bake, blog, barbecue. We all love you Alice – stay strong!

BBC Regular Lee Hoffman’s group is developing the Maritime Heritage Center in Bremerton restoring the classic tugboat “Quail” (bremhv.com). Maritine Heritage Center fund gofundme.com/Save-This-Old-Tug. Quail photos/video  oldtacomamarine.com.

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BBC Related Links

OfficeXpats http://www.officexpats.com/
Chamber Of Commerce http://www.bainbridgechamber.com/
Accelerate Kitsap – Business Mentoring http://acceleratekitsap.org/
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association http://www.bainbridgedowntown.org/
inside bainbridge http://www.insidebainbridge.com/
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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.