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WordPress for Business Sites

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Blog, Events, Featured, Tuesday workshops | 0 comments

WordPress for Business Sites

October workshops: WordPress for Business Web Sites Workshops for WordPress are back for Tuesdays@noon in October! Our most popular topic by far, WordPress was first offered by Annette Walker, and SHE’S BACK, along with Jeff Logan and Katherine Morgan. 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. October 7: Getting Started, with Annette Walker Why WordPress? What does WordPress do for you in the short term … and longer term? You’ve decided...

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Tuesday@noon Business Skills Workshop

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Blog, News about OfficeXpats, Tuesday workshops | 0 comments

Marketing Trends and Strategies for Small Business Individual workshops are $10/ea. Drop-ins are welcome, but limited. Arrive early! In this September workshop series, we review your key marketing tools: (1) your brand and your unique value , (2) your website design and content strategy, (3) your social media, and (4) your e-mail communications.  You’ll get a bit of tried-and-true best practices mixed in with what is needed to stay relevant in a rapidly changing social and technical environment. All workshops are Tuesdays, 12-1pm: Sept...

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Marketing Trends and Strategies for Small Business

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Blog, Events, Featured, Tuesday workshops | Comments Off

Marketing Trends and Strategies for Small Business

Marketing Trends and Strategies for Small Business Individual workshops are $10/ea. Drop-ins are welcome, but limited. Arrive early! In this September workshop series, we review your key marketing tools: (1) your brand and your unique value , (2) your website design and content strategy, (3) your social media, and (4) your e-mail communications.  You’ll get a bit of tried-and-true best practices mixed in with what is needed to stay relevant in a rapidly changing social and technical environment. All workshops are Tuesdays, 12-1pm: Sept...

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Celebrate Coworking Week + OfficeXpats Anniversary

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Blog, Coworking, Events, News about OfficeXpats | Comments Off

Celebrate Coworking Week + OfficeXpats Anniversary

Join us for a whole week of FREE COWORKING and FREE EVENTS. On August 9, 2014, Coworking turns 9 years old and OfficeXpats turns 3! Because that day is a Saturday, and because coworking is about… well… working, we are celebrating for a whole week, August 4-8.  First a little history… In August 2011, the OfficeXpats space was under construction, with emerging conference rooms, painting in progress, and lots of furniture assembly.  But in the midst of this start-up excitement and chaos, we wanted to acknowledge the anniversary...

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Your Business and the Law, II

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Blog, Events, Tuesday workshops | Comments Off

Your Business and the Law, II

The August theme for Tuesday@noon workshops covers the contracts for setting up a business, protecting assets and continuity, and fending off threats. Attendance is open to the public for $35 for ALL FOUR SESSIONS (one session is $10 at the door).  Members, please register too! You will be given the option to sign up at no charge, but we need to keep in touch with you if you intend to come. August 5, Karen Klein reviews her “top 7 things to know” in the early years of your business: (download Karen’s “Legal Tips”...

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Declare your Worker Independence!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Blog, Events, News about OfficeXpats | Comments Off

Declare your Worker Independence!

Three years ago, at the 4th of July celebration  in 2011,  Jason was out there on the first OfficeXpats booth, a couple months before we opened our doors, explaining coworking and advocating for “declaring your worker independence!” We hope you will join us this year! Two options to celebrate YOUR worker independence: OfficeXpats booth: Come promote your own business under the OfficeXpats banner!  (If you sign up, you can leave your own business cards and fliers on the booth the whole day!). We have a great location, right across...

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From Business Idea to Pitch

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in Blog, Events, Tuesday workshops | Comments Off

From Business Idea to Pitch

Do you have an idea for a must-have product or service, but need help with what comes next? Michael “Luni” Libes, author of The Next Step, provides a simple, understandable path through the stages of business planning. Each stage includes a set of key questions, which when answered, provide you with the materials needed for your formal business plan and pitch. Here’s Luni talking about these workshops, on a Bainbridge Community Broadcasting podcast, from a series called “What’s Up Bainbridge.” For four...

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Deconstructing Leadership

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Blog, Tuesday workshops | Comments Off

Deconstructing Leadership

Discover your leadership style to transform your business and community! Leadership is about creating and responding to change, no matter what chair you’re leading from. Get an analysis of the “special sauce” recognized as leadership, and learn one skill that every aspirational leader needs! Two experts share what leadership means and how to practice it for what you want to accomplish most. Please REGISTER! $35 for all 4 weeks (free for members, but you still need to register).  June 3 “Emergent Leadership” session: Kathleen...

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Self-Publishing for Revenue and Building Your Business

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Blog, Tuesday workshops | Comments Off

Self-Publishing for Revenue and Building Your Business

This workshop has completed, but Dave Kragen has compiled all the notes and slides from the class here: PublishingWorkshops_Handouts_May2014. The Self Publishing workshop returns! Now more than ever, it’s within anyone’s reach to write, produce, and publish a book, and it turns out to be a great way to build your business and your credibility as an independent professional. You may already have the content for an inexpensive or free 100-page book, and it just needs some strategic re-packaging. With self-publishing (also called...

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How To Webcast Your Business Around the World

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Blog, Events, Tuesday workshops | Comments Off

Learn to webcast your business around the world using Spreecast, a social video broadcasting platform. Here’s the workshop agenda: Through discussion, review of examples and hands-on activities, participants will have an opportunity to experiment with webcasting and creation of content. Discuss & brainstorm opportunities and methods for maximizing your ROIP (Return on Intellectual Property) – monetizing your knowledge via your created content. How to promote your Video Content across Social Platforms. Introduce a sample platform...

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