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Blabbing for Britain , Celebrating our 20th Video Chat

Blabbing for Britain , Celebrating our 20th Video Chat

This week sees our 20th ‘Blabbing for Britain’ show and we thought we would take a moment to look back and thank the people who have taken part. We discuss everything under the sun and are joined by people from around the globe Blab is about getting involved , networking , chatting with people from…

Cendrine and Steven chat with Kelly Hungerford about Community Building

Cendrine and Steven chat with Kelly Hungerford about Community Building

The biggest problem any business faces on Social Media is building community. In this fascinating informative chat with Cendrine and me , Kelly Hungerford gave a masterclass of how to build a community online, If you are looking for insights into how you can build a community then this Blab chat is a great place…

Improving your Engagement on Twitter , an interview with Paul Ince of @Thryyve

Improving your Engagement on Twitter , an interview with Paul Ince of @Thryyve

In our second chat Paul covered every aspect of using Thryyve to fully engage your audience on Twitter and Facebook. He took us on a journey through the extensive search and discovery facilities , the profile system . building lists , message lists either via DM or @ message . We also discussed the inbuilt…

Promoting your WordPress Blogs – Announcing BlogBOOSTER Beta Testing

Promoting your WordPress Blogs – Announcing BlogBOOSTER Beta Testing

What if there was an easy way to promote your catalogue of blog posts ? You spend countless hours writing , crafting and designing them . When you are finished you promote them by sending out a couple of tweets then you and your readers forget them. This is a waste Many of your blog…

Blabbing for Britain Episode 18

Blabbing for Britain Episode 18

Join Jon and I for an informal chat and a gentle introduction to Blab . When we started our aim was to explore Blab ourselves , to promote a site we both enjoy using and encourage people to join us on camera . We are succeeding Over the weeks we have made many new friends…

Clare Evans author of Time Management for Dummies talks time with Steven

Clare Evans author of Time Management for Dummies talks time with Steven

Clare and I are good friends and have met several times over the years . I have a prized signed copy of Time Management for Dummies on my bookshelf and have enjoyed taking part in Clare’s courses. Clare and I enjoyed discussing Time Management , The Princes Trust in which Clare is involved and her…

Wiltshire Business Club – Member Interview with Sarah and James Watts Of Design Sheep

Wiltshire Business Club – Member Interview with Sarah and James Watts Of Design Sheep

Last evening I had the pleasure of talking to Sarah and James Watts of Design Sheep. We discussed how they started their business and the web design and video services that they offer as a team Sarah shared the web design process from first meeting to the site going live whilst James enthused about the…

Babs Blabs about Blogs with Steven – Using Images in Posts

Babs Blabs about Blogs with Steven – Using Images in Posts

Barbara and I have known each other for over 10 years , in her role as BlogMistress she hosts websites for Angelika and me and many of our friends , She is always there to lend a helping hand when we manage to break the sites , resolving problems without fuss and showing endless patience…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 11th March @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 11th March @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. 30 Day Blogging Challenge Graduate Interview With Wendy Tomlinson 12:00PM Hot Topics for Online Entrepreneurs with @TheStartersClub…

Interview with Phil Hendy and Roland Millward of Wiltshire Business Club

Interview with Phil Hendy and Roland Millward of Wiltshire Business Club

I have been a member of Wiltshire Business Club since I moved to Devizes nearly four years ago . The group is run by Phil Hendy and Roland Millward and after being introduced by Angelika we have become friends. This session will explore the origins of the group , how members can benefit and their…

Quick Guide to current Blab.im Home Screen

Quick Guide to current Blab.im Home Screen

There have been major changes to the opening screen on Blab.im in recent days The following screenshots show and explain the major changes Sign up screen New explanation of the types of shows on Blab every day. Start Screen (1) Your account . You can decide whether to be show as online or offline (2)…

Interview with Paul Ince of Thryyve – Discover. Engage. Thryyve on social media

Interview with Paul Ince of Thryyve – Discover. Engage. Thryyve on social media

An enjoyable informative interview with Paul Ince founder of British software house Thryyve. I connected with Paul after one of our ‘Blabbing for Britain’ sessions . Paul is joint owner of Thryyve a social media engagement system that works , I have been exploring the system for the last two weeks and want to know…

Live Video Interviews on #Blab in March 2016 Subscribe Now ! [Updated]

Live Video Interviews on #Blab in March 2016 Subscribe Now ! [Updated]

Introducing another great series of Blab interviews with a group of people I know well and respect. Many I have been connected to over the last ten years , several I have met , all are friends Topics .. real world practical advice from people at the top of their game Thryyve Software\ Social Media…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 4th March @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 4th March @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Wk 8. Friday 15m Video Blab – Why Voice Matters on Video w @PhoneAssassin 3:00PM Growing a…

Social Media show with Ani Alexander and Steven Healey @Blab

Social Media show with Ani Alexander and Steven Healey @Blab

This was a first, Ani and I teamed up to discuss Social Media. I connected with Ani in one of the first ‘Blabbing for Britain’ Thursday shows before she moved with her family to London and we have become good friends over the months Our first two topics were creating and maintaining groups as a…

Empire.Kred Beginners Guide

Empire.Kred Beginners Guide

Introduction This is the first in a series to guide you through Empire.Kred when you first start You are being guided by (e)StevenJH and (e)Angelika  long time members of  Empire.Kred On Empire.Kred you can host your profile , trade shares , networking in groups , view your social media analytics and run missions.(and make friends)…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 26th February @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 26th February @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Tell Me What You Do #sayitforward #blabnation 3:00PM Media, Marketing and Wow! 4:00PM Interview with Carlos Romero…

Second Interview with Carlos Romero of ikohaus about avante-garde art

Second Interview with Carlos Romero of ikohaus about avante-garde art

Second time around and Carlos and I nailed it. In a humorous , informative and enjoyable chat we discussed ART and ikohaus and the upcoming event in Greenville NC. Carlos is a great story teller who brings his artists world to life on the Blab I first spoke with Carlos Romero of ikohaus when Jon…

Cendrine and Steven chat about Social Media with Ani Alexander @Blab

Cendrine and Steven chat about Social Media with Ani Alexander @Blab

Last month I interviewed Cendrine and we got along famously and had a blast . So this month we teamed up to co-host and chat with a very special guest about social media, Our first special guest was Ani Alexander , best selling author , well respected podcaster and Blabber I connected with Ani in…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 19th February @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 19th February @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Snapchat: Fun, Business & Social #blabnation 3:00PM Morning Social Media Marketing TALK from @smexaminer 4:00PM Make Awesome…

How can I – Improve the sound quality on videos I create ?

How can I – Improve the sound quality on videos I create ?

Improving Video Sound Quality We are going to use three programs to improve the sound qualties on your video Free Video to MP3 Converter from DVDVideoSoft https://www.dvdvideosoft.com/products/dvd/Free-Video-to-MP3-Converter.htm Audacity http://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/ Windows MovieMaker http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-live/movie-maker Please download these free programs and then take the steps outlined below. Background When you create videos using your mobile or pc microphone…

Join us on every Thursday on  ‘Blabbing for Britain’ with Jon and Steven

Join us on every Thursday on ‘Blabbing for Britain’ with Jon and Steven

This week sees our 14th ‘Blabbing for Britain’ show and we thought we would take a moment to look back and thank the people who have taken part. Blab is about getting involved , networking , chatting with people from around the globe. Blab is ideal for interviews , group discussions , tuition and promoting…

Babs Blabs about Blogs (with Steven ) – Starting your own Blog

Babs Blabs about Blogs (with Steven ) – Starting your own Blog

Barbara and I have known each other for over 10 years , in her role as BlogMistress she hosts websites for Angelika and me and many of our friends , She is always there to lend a helping hand when we manage to break the sites , resolving problems without fuss and showing endless patience…

Chat with Kevin Arrow of Sarkemedia talking about the 30 Day Webinar Challenge

Chat with Kevin Arrow of Sarkemedia talking about the 30 Day Webinar Challenge

Kevin and I are long time real life good friends and over the last 10 years and more we have supported each other in many projects. A very informative session explaining many aspects of Webinars and an overview of the 30 day course. You may know Kevin from SarkeMedia and the 30 Day Blogging Challenge…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 12th February @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 12th February @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. 25 MINUTE CASUAL FRIDAY. TOTAL BLABBUS INTERRUPTUS. #THECIRCADIANS #LEARNBLAB 3:00PM Interview with BlackCaesarX about Avant-garde art projects…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 11th February @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 11th February @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Product Creation Made Easy TV 4:00PM Chat w/@Jonathan Tripp – Host of BlabNation on Startups & Social…

Interview with BlackCaesarX about Avant-garde art projects

Interview with BlackCaesarX about Avant-garde art projects

I first spoke with Carlos Romero of ikohaus when Jon and I were interviewing JoeJoe Keys on Blab and were new to the platform , his help and advice were the beginnings of a good friendship. We are also all members of social networking site Empire.Kred The core of our chat today is Avant-garde art…

How to be a good host on Blab.im – Part 1 @Blab

How to be a good host on Blab.im – Part 1 @Blab

In the last five + months on Blab I have had more fun than a host of other networks , I have joined in as a guest and talked with people around the globe. I have also hosted over 30 shows and this week Jon Upton and I will be running our 13th ‘Blabbing for…

Interview with Brian Murray of CoTap THE workplace mobile messaging app

Interview with Brian Murray of CoTap THE workplace mobile messaging app

An enjoyable informative interview with Brian Murray of Cotap I have been using Cotap for the last three weeks and appreciate the clear cross platform interface , the speed and security and the sharing capabilities I first connected with Brian when Thomas Power introduced a group of us to the Cotap messaging system. We went…

Interview with Jeroen Geut ,helping digital businesses to grow their efficiency

Interview with Jeroen Geut ,helping digital businesses to grow their efficiency

Last night was an enjoyable chat with Jeroen Geut about Digital Business Support . Jeroen and I connected on Facebook and I have joined his group Digital Business Support Jeroen explained the group was for anyone who did business online from selling on Amazon , running Udemy Courses ti running Webinars We covered the creation…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 5th February @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 5th February @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Easy-to-Use Twitter Tips! w/@bonnielfrank @NancyMyrland 5:00PM GMT Reducing your blog’s bounce rate with @TheKimSixFix & @SimplePinMedia #PinClass…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 4th February @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 4th February @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. How to get booked as a podcast guest with Jessica Rhodes on Mimika TV 5:00PM Product Hunt…

Live Video Interviews on #Blab in February 2016 Subscribe Now !

Live Video Interviews on #Blab in February 2016 Subscribe Now !

Introducing another great series of Blab interviews with a group of people I know well and respect. Many I have been connected to for the last ten years , several I have met , all are good friends Topics .. real world practical advice from people at the top of their gamee Sales Management \…

Interview with Marcus Cauchi Sandler Sales Management Trainer

Interview with Marcus Cauchi Sandler Sales Management Trainer

Marcus and I have known each other for over 10 years since we connected on UK Networing site Ecademy. The session is designed for OWNERS, CEOs, professionals, ambitious and even reluctant salespeople A very enjoyable , informative masterclass in sales by Marcus Cauchi . Topics covered What is selling? Where do the problems start with…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 29th January @Blab [Edited]

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 29th January @Blab [Edited]

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. ‘Smarter Branding’ and ‘Innovative E-learning’ 2:00PM GMT #WhatsNext in Accounting with Thriveal and Going Concern 6:00 PM…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 28th January @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 28th January @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. The Value of LinkedIn & Blogging w/ @RickCooper #blabnation 3:00PM GMT List Building Strategies with Andy Beveridge…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Wednesday 27th January @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Wednesday 27th January @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Building Your Business Through Public Relations & Marketing: Guest Shaan Puri Time 5:00PM GMT Create & Multiply…

What are Blab.im video chats ? An introduction

What are Blab.im video chats ? An introduction

and why are thousands of people getting involved ? In the last five + months on Blab I have had more fun than a host of other networks , I have joined in as a guest and talked with people around the globe. At first I was wary of going onto camera live before people…

Interview with Barbara Saul about web design , online marketing and WordPress

Interview with Barbara Saul about web design , online marketing and WordPress

I interviewed Babs Saul via text as my sound failed in the first five minutes . Barbara took control though and in an interesting 30 minute talk gave insights into WordPress, themes , plugins , blogging , collaborative blogs and her plans for the future We are grateful to Simon Raybould who hopped in to…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 22nd January @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Friday 22nd January @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited The #SocialRecruiting Show Ep 13. It’s Time To #TwitterSmarter w/ @MadalynSklar Time 3:00PM GMT Direct Link here…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 21st January @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Thursday 21st January @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited LiveStreaming vs. Podcasting Round 2 #blabnation Time 3:00pm Social Media Tool Hacks for Small Biz Owners’ w/…

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Wednesday 20th January @Blab

Blab Live Video Shows to Watch on Wednesday 20th January @Blab

Listed below are a selection of Blab.im sessions we can watch live today or catch the replay If you see them live you can get involved by asking text questions or appearing on camera if you are invited. Productivity Power Panel with Chris Brogan Mike Vardy and ErikJFisher Time 4:00PM GMT Blab Hello Show –…

Interview with Cendrine Marrouat author of The Little Big eBook on Social Media

Interview with Cendrine Marrouat author of The Little Big eBook on Social Media

A thoroughly enjoyable chat with Cendrine as we discussed all things social media . Cendrine’s depth of knowledge and enthusiasm for social media shone through and we covered from a business perspective Getting started on Social Media Tracking and learning from your competition Engaging your audience Dealing with complaints Content Creation Blogging We connected over…

Interview with Maya Middlemiss of Saros Research Ltd

Interview with Maya Middlemiss of Saros Research Ltd

Maya and I enjoyed 40 minutes of lively informative discussion centred around Market Research and Maya’s company Saros Research. We first connected online in  April 2014 when Graham introduced Maya to a networking group I manage on Facebook. We covered the types of project in which you can get involved ranging from personal interviews to…

Interview with Fraser Hay ,  Business Coach, Speaker, Author of 14 small business books & Founder of Grow Your Business® Club

Interview with Fraser Hay , Business Coach, Speaker, Author of 14 small business books & Founder of Grow Your Business® Club

A most excellent chat with Fraser on Blab.im this morning . It is a tour de force by Fraser as he brings ‘Grow Your Business’ to life in his very own energetic style . As Fraser says ‘In case you missed it – A video of my interview with Steven Healey aka “Parky”. Stick the…

Blab Interview with Kornelia Santoro  , award-winning cookbook writer and author of ‘Cooking for Happiness’

Blab Interview with Kornelia Santoro , award-winning cookbook writer and author of ‘Cooking for Happiness’

Kornelia and I connected on Empire.Kred , later working together as part of a team to promote the site. Angelika and I were fortunate to meet Kornelia and her son whenwe enjoyed a pleasant afternoon in Berlin last Summer . I am looking forward to the interview and discussing her new book ‘Cooking for Happiness’…

Software Challenge – The Problem and the Idea

Software Challenge – The Problem and the Idea

Ideally software should be designed and written to solve a real world problem , far too often we see new software launched and puzzle at it’s usefulness . The problem should come before the idea , that way you have already discovered your target market . If you solution takes away the pain at an…

Blab Interview with Elliott Rodgers author of Save Your Business Money eBook

Blab Interview with Elliott Rodgers author of Save Your Business Money eBook

An enjoyable informative chat with Elliott as we discussed topics from his ebook. We had never met before and we took the opportunity to chat about pretty much everything which is of interest to us Elliott Rodgers is both a web developer and graphic designer and author of “Save Your Business Money eBook“ Saving Your…

Live Video Interviews on #Blab in January 2016 Subscribe Now !

Live Video Interviews on #Blab in January 2016 Subscribe Now !

I have been fortunate to arrange another great series of Blab interviews with group of people I know well and respect. Many I have been connected to for the last ten years , several I have met , all are good friends Topics .. real world practical advice from people at the top of their…

Interview with Maya Middlemiss of Saros Research

Interview with Maya Middlemiss of Saros Research

I am looking forward to learning all about Market Research when I interview Maya on January 18th on Blab at 3pm . We first connected online in  April 2014 when Graham introduced Maya to a networking group I manage on Facebook. SAROS RESEARCH Take part in genuine UK market research and user testing events such…

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