Category Archives: SOBCon

Networking Yourself Into Business – SOBCon 8/16 Chat

Networking is necessary to have a successful business.  Connections are essential and sometimes we need to leverage those connections.  For some, this doesn’t “feel good.”  It seems too much like “selling” and many don’t want to be in sales.  Although … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Going Mobile – SOBCon Monthly Chat

Some people think that “mobile” is the wave of the future…that in three years we will be using our phones as our primary way to access the internet.  I use it that way now and so does just about everyone … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple: 3 Tips to Increase Accessibility on Your Blog or Website

Think about this: Adults w/ disabilities spend two times as much time online as those w/o disabilities. Are they spending that time with you? People with disabilities are 18% of US pop with $175 billion in discretionary spending power. Can you ignore that? I wouldn’t, which is why these 3 tips can help and the additional resources listed can make a difference. Continue reading

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SOBCon focuses on Accessibility for the February Chat

Glenda Watson Hyatt is committed to accessibility for companies small and large. She offers insights, compliance recommendations and tips to make websites more accessible. Join us at 1pm ET Thursday, February 16th for the #SOBCon chat with Glenda. Continue reading

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Keep It Simple: Tips for hosting a Tweetchat

I am fortunate enough to moderate two very busy chats, SMChat on Wednesdays at 1pm ET and the #SOBCon chat on the third Thursday of the month. Along the way, I’ve come up with some tips to offer that will be helpful if you find yourself in the moderation hot seat. Continue reading

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Uncertainty and Leveraging it for Your Business

For this month’s SOBCon chat we will have a special guest – author and entrepreneur, Jonathan Fields.  Jonathan’s latest book came out this fall and is titled, “Uncertainty – Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance.”  We are going … Continue reading

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SOBCon Chat Special Guest AJ Leon & SOBCon Northwest Preview

As you start to plan a new venture or develop a new plan to continue on in an old one, there are many things to consider.  One thing is for certain, when planning for success, it is advantageous to rely … Continue reading

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KIS post 3: 9 Great Reasons to Participate in Tweetchats

This post is the third in the special Friday series of Keep It Simple.  Here are 9 great reasons to participate in Tweetchats.  Tweetchats have been instrumental in my “tweducation.”  I have been asked which chats I like and what … Continue reading

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Special Friday Series – KIS: Make your pitch

No matter where you are in your life/career/etc. when someone asks what you do or what you want to do – are you prepared with an answer? If you have one, that’s fantastic. If you don’t, do not wait for someone to ask you for it. Figure out what it is and be prepared to make it. As a matter of fact, pitch me. Continue reading

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SOBCon monthly chat Sept. 23 – takeaways from SOBCon Colorado

If you were able to attend SOBCon Colorado, you know it was a great space to learn, share and grow.  If you weren’t able to attend, the goal of today’s call is to share the takeaways from that conference with … Continue reading

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