SNAP! 2012 Keynote Speaker: Matt Townsend

It's been a little quiet here on the blog this last week. I am afraid that SNAP! has left me speechless...or at least with a serious case of writers block! Which is okay today, because instead of reading my words, I hope you will just join me in listening to our good friend Matt Townsend, who provided our closing keynote. In fact, today I get to invite you to sit back and enjoy our closing keynote in it's entirety courtesy of the Townsend Relationship Center. Trust me. It's worth every minute. via YouTube by MattTownsend1 Matt is hilarious. If you were at … [Read more...]

SNAP!Up- A Quick Wrap Up of SNAP! Conference 2012 (plus linky)

This post isn't an official recap of SNAP! Conference 2012.  Mostly because I don't have enough words to do the conference an sort of justice.  I will leave the official recap to the woman who brought SNAP! to life... Tauni.  I cannot imagine anyone else being able to pull together such an amazing event for all of us to participate in.  Thanks Tauni! Image Credit Kristen Duke Photography  Sponsors SNAP! would have been a little less awesome without all of our fabulous sponsors.  We invite you to visit their sites, follow them on Twitter, and check out their fan pages.  I know they would all … [Read more...]

RECAP: Happy Chaos: Turning Your Passion into a Business

Session Description Crafts and handmade products have gone mainstream in a big way. With so many people selling their creations, it's hard to stand out in a crowd. Learn how to take your passion and get out of hobby-mode. Ashley, Jessica, Lindsey and Liz will share how to balance all the working parts of a business, take risks, make standout products, all while actually getting paid. Session Recap When did you take a leap and make it a business? Lindsey: it happened organically, it was fun at the beginning, then when the economy went down, I started to taking it seriously lil boo: it was … [Read more...]

RECAP: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Facebook App

Session Description Speaker: Collin Searle, Intermountain Health Care Social Media  Facebook is changing again and this time the change appears to be for the better...If you know what you're doing.   Explore how you can make the most of the Facebook timelines updated app feature to drive site traffic. Also covered: deciding between free vs paid apps, how do get a strategy behind your app to increase visibility, running giveaways, and help create value for ad partners.  Session Recap Facebook has changed for the better. There is a lot of potential for view growth and interaction through … [Read more...]

RECAP: Blogging Basics

Session Description With more than two blogs created per second, how can you make yours stand out in the crowd? In this session you’ll learn the principles Amy, Cheri, Cindy and Kari used to grow a successful blogs that keep on going, despite being in a crowded market. Listen, as these bloggers share the importance of determining and defining your blog's identity, as well as sharing the social media basics and tactics that helped them grow. Engage in a question and answer period with your specific questions. Session Recap SNAP!  Attendees wishing to learn about Blogging basics and some more … [Read more...]

Meet SNAP! 2012 Sponsor Homes.Com (Plus a Giveaway)

Ever need a little stress reliever? I do. And, though I have a tendency to eat my feelings, I've found a wonderful substitute. I shop for homes. Online. Well, perhaps I am not REALLY shopping, but I am dreaming about shopping (and for the record, when I dream about shopping, I dream BIG)! Hello million dollar home in Sandy, Utah... Please tell me I am not alone in this little bit of crazy... It all started for me last summer when I met SNAP! sponsor Homes.com About Homes.Com Whether you’re renting, buying, or just daydreaming like me, Homes.com is an inspiring site. Did you know that … [Read more...]

Meet Matt Townsend

We are excited to introduce you to talented Matt Townsend, who will be joining us at SNAP! Saturday night. For those of you who know of Matt I'm sure you're doing back flips and for those of you who are just now hearing of him for the first time let me fill you in on why we love Mr. Towndsend so much over here! Matt Townsend is a national speaker and relationship expert. For over ten years he's been using entertainment and humor to teach life-changing principles and skills to increase success and productivity. He is a much sought after speaker and we are beyond lucky to have him addressing … [Read more...]

A Look at SNAP Presenting Sponsor – Scentsy

  This past October, several members of the SNAP team had the opportunity to travel to Meridian, Idaho to visit the Scentsy facilities. (You can read about Amy, Kami and Shelley's trip on their respective sites and you may recognize a few of our speakers Cindy, Heather and Kari in the event pics too.) If you've read some of trip recaps, you'll know each blogger came back with rave reviews about the company and the fun they had. With such awesome references, we were thrilled when Scentsy joined us as our 2012 presenting sponsor. Most of you are probably familiar with Scentsy's … [Read more...]

Welcome to SNAP! 2012 (Plus a Welcome Giveaway)

Welcome to SNAP! 2012... We're starting our official conference posts off a little earlier than expected, but there's just so much goodness to share this week! Whether you're participating in the conference on-site this week or "listening in" from home, you will want to check the website frequently for conference updates, class recap posts and some fun giveaways! Follow Along... Please watch the schedule for class times and updates. We anticipate having recap posts up for select classes at the end of each day. You might consider following the blog to make sure you don't miss a … [Read more...]

What to Bring to SNAP!

SNAP! by the Numbers It's hard to believe that in just one week, more than 325 amazing bloggers will be pouring onto the Thanksgiving Point property. For months we've been working behind the scenes to make sure that things would be just perfect for our attendees. Since we announced the event last May, I've sent 18,231 SNAP! related email messages, talked on the phone for just over 8,000 minutes, and received more than 200 boxes full of product for the event. What to Pack & Plan For With so much going on, I really haven't thought much about packing for the event...I've drawn up a list and … [Read more...]