WELCOME To vBBC Friday #5!
Once again BBC is graciously hosted by OfficeXpats (that is, the virtual e-space Zoom coworking version). Last week we considered new trends in social media useful in business (or not), as well as new and emerging markets.
This week’s discussion:
This week’s discussion:
Adjusting your brand to changing times & events.
Join Zoom Meeting link and password are in the BBC Newsletter. If you did not receive the newsletter and wish to join, contact Dave, [email protected] for link.
Be here – like virtually – be free, be businesswise. For, in a sense, me hearties, as serial entrepreneurials, we all be business wise! Really. Arr…….
So Invite your friends and associates to join this exciting virtual-in-the-cloud event in real e-time and real e-space … and another delicious cup of vBBC!
[email protected] – Virtual Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Is. the Virtual Pavilion 7:30-8:00 – virtual coffee, check-in to ZOOM, test connection, wave at others
8:00-8:55 – changing brands – changing times
8:55-9:00 – announcements, “what’s next … FTL space travel?”
Sincerely, BBC Management, KaveDragen Ink, & other entrepreneurial sentients at planet BBC – lost in e-space.
Both-Sides-Of-The-Bridge vBBC News, Notices, Events
OfficeXpats vHappy-hour today (Thursday) at 4:30: Grab a drink, join the link, show us what you’ve done to your home office. Is it cleaner, messier, warmer, cooler, more/less artsy? Made any accommodations to look good on Zoom? Is your cat/dog/turtle you Zoom star? Zoom link in BBC Newsletter. Contact Dave if you didn’t get it: [email protected]
“Bainbridge Bucks” goes live: bainbridgebucks.com. “Our Mission is to connect Islanders and Consumers with local businesses that offer gift certificates, pre-paid gift cards, pre-purchase vouchers. Let’s help our favorite island businesses survive the current pandemic.”
Bainbridge Tourism Update (Chris Mueller, Visit Bainbridge Island, Claire Donahue, Bainbridge Island Lodging Association):
Bainbridge Tourism Update (pdf doc).
Kitsap Economic Development Alliance weekly webinars: “Kitsap Weekly COVID Webinar Thursdays @ 10:00 AM” — useful information especially for small to medium size businesses. Info at: kitsapeda.org/2020/04/kitsap-weekly-covid-webinar-resources/
OfficeXpats Update – “Coworking In An Age Of Plague”: At this time, OfficeXpats is closed. Members can access with their assigned backdoor key code to retrieve their belongings, laptop, items from cubbies. If you have any questions as members or about membership inquiries, during this national emergency, email [email protected].
Bainbridge Island Downtown Association – BIDA is providing excellent continuous updates on individual local businesses. Support local businesses at:supportlocal.usatoday.com/
Bainbridge Recovers: bainbridgeislandcovid19.
recovers.org/. New COVID-19 community updates. Facilitating community preparedness and recovery. Residents: request help, donate, or volunteer. Organizations: click “I Represent a Local Organization.”
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”: bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares: bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com.
“Helping Bainbridge Homeless Teens!” Ending teen homelessness on Bainbridge Island. SHB on Facebook: facebook.com/ShelterNowBainbridge/. Steve Rabago shared some ideas, and how one can get involved: “Get Involved” button on Shelter Now homepage (shelternowbainbridge.com) to consider how you might support this wonderful community work. Email: [email protected].
WA State Gov.: doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus
City Of B.I.: https://www.bainbridgewa.gov/1213/COVID-19