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April 13 at #KBtribechat – Social Media Tips for K+B Industry Pros

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Our KBtribechat discussion questions:

Q1) What sites do you recommend for K+B industry pros who want to be active in social media? Why?

Q2) What is your strategy for managing social media accounts? This can be time consuming! Tips?

Q3a.) Instagram –  a popular site for sharing. Are you active there? Please share a links to your account(s) so we can make sure to follow.

Q3b.) Please share Instagram tips and pet peeves. How often do you share? What are best practices to gain followers?

Q4a.) Houzz – Do you have an account here? Share a link to your profile so we can make sure to follow!

Q4b.) Please share about your Houzz experience including tips and pet peeves.

Q5.) Facebook – Please share your FB page and share tips that you have found helpful for managing sharing here.

Q6.) LinkedIn – Do you share here?  Please share a link to your profile.  How often do you post? What is your objective for this site? Please share tips!

Q7.) Pinterest – Are you (still) active here?  Share a link so we can make sure to follow! Please share tips for best practices on this site.

Q8.) Google Plus – Do you share here? Please tweet links to your account(s). What do you find this site is best for? Is it still vibrant? Tips?


Join this Kitchen and Bath Industry Twitter Chat

on Wednesday, April 13

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

 Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Sharing at Google Plus

Laurie Laizure is hosting kbtribechat on the common reasons why G+ is a valuable addition to your social media marketing.

August 21st from 2 to 3pm eastern time at #kbtribechat on Twitter


Businesses are flocking to Google+ for the benefits to your search engine results. The format itself is beautiful and offers many tools to make your business and life more efficient. We will go over setting up your personal page and how to get the most from the links and information there.  We will also chat about the reasons to have a G+ Business page and advantages of spending time developing that. Communities are a big part of Google+ and a great place for people with shared interests. We will talk about what makes communities so great and the variety of communities offered.  Hangouts are one of the most popular tools on G+. You are able to have private and public conversations through video. We will explore reasons for understanding the Hangout feature and how best to use it for your business.

Our discussion questions:

  • Why is G+ activity good for your business?
  • What are some great things to include in your personal profile? (In this we will go over authorship
  • Should I set up a G+ Business Page?
  • What are the advantages of joining communities?
  • How best should I use Hangouts for my business?


Laurie Laizure is the founder of CustomizedWalls, a bespoke wallpaper and wall murals printing company.  She has extensive experience in the highest quality fine art printing, a craft that has taken shape over her 15 year career and set about gaining national attention for her innovative wallpaper and murals through e-commerce business, blog and social media.  Her online network reaches over 100,000 people. Laurie is also founder of the popular Interior Design Community on G+ for Interior Design professionals. They host weekly video hangouts and interviews and have quickly become a valuable resource for the business of design.

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Here is the transcript for this kbtribechat.

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Leveraging Technology

We are excited to announce that on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Eric Schimelpfenig is hosting #kbtribechat on LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY. Join our discussion by adding our hashtag to your tweets between 2 and 3pm eastern time.


Eric Schimelpfenig

Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD has been an innovator in design and 3D technology for many years.  He has worked with Kraftmaid, Google, Masco, and many other prominent companies in our industry teaching Google Sketchup, speaking on technology, and writing.

He is also currently a column writer for Kitchen & Bath Design News, public speaker, Sketchup Trainer, and he maintains a blog at www.SketchThis.Net
Eric hosted on July 4, 2011 on SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS for design. This transcript is a download and is available in the 2011 transcripts.
Eric’s April 4, 2012 kbtribechat transcript: LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY

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