QuickBooks Connect

Welcome to the QB Connect group where we will learn, connect and be inspired to grow our businesses... together. We hope you are joining us on Nov. 15-17, 2017 for action-oriented breakout sessions and inspirational speakers. Use this group to learn how to get the most out of the conference, to share ideas or to ask questions!
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Joanna Misunas Packs Every Sojourn Box with Love -- and Local Artisanal Delights
Name: Joanna Misunas Business: Sojourn Box Founded: 2010 As a kid, Joanna Misunas loved growing up in sunny, sandy Santa Cruz, CA. As an adult, Joanna found herself as an ambassador of sorts to her home city, introducing fellow students at her acupun...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 20, 2017 12:58 PM
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Amps and Speakers Made From Beer Cans? That’s Music to Adam Wegener’s Ears
Name: Adam Wegener Business: Trash Amps Founded: 2010 After watching a friend turn an Altoids® tin into a guitar amp, Adam Wegener set out to amplify sound using household products like beer cans and Mason jars. Soon Adam had more orders than he coul...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 19, 2017 3:40 PM
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A Friendship Forged at QuickBooks Connect: Meet Kat Gordon & Julie Gordon White
Within seconds of meeting Kat Gordon and Julie Gordon White, it's instantly apparent that these two ladies were meant to be long-term friends and partners in business. However, it was just only a couple years back at QuickBooks Connect. Kat is an ent...
by AudreyPratt Community Host in QuickBooks Connect ‎August 29, 2017 2:41 PM
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Joe Seymour’s Lightbulb Moment? Building Blocks That Teach Kids About Electronics
Name: Joe Seymour Business: E-Blox Founded: 2016 Joe Seymour grew up surrounded by electronics. His dad’s company sold test equipment to technology giants like Motorola and Zenith, as well as to educational labs in schools. When they sold the family ...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 18, 2017 7:24 PM
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Luke Hobbs Lights Up the World with His Handcrafted, Industrial-Style Vintage Lamps
Name: Luke Hobbs Business: Lincoln + Hobbs Founded: 2012 Luke Hobbs grew up in an industrial Midwestern landscape, an experience that directly shaped his interest (and his degree) in architectural design. Years later, while working at an architectura...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 18, 2017 1:58 PM
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Alana Rivera Grew Etta + Billie From a Side-Gig to a Full-time, Wholesale Success
Name: Alana Rivera Business: Etta + Billie Founded: 2009 When Alana Rivera began making apothecary products in her San Francisco apartment, she never dreamed she’d one day quit her day job to create Earl Grey soaps and poppy seed body scrubs. Four ye...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 17, 2017 12:27 PM
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Travis Toyer Ditched His 9-5 for an Entirely Different Ball of Wax: Hand-Crafted, Luxury Candles
Name: Travis Toyer Business: Basik Candle Co. Founded: 2016 When Travis Toyer moved from Texas to California, he wanted to change more than just his home state. He’d spent ten years working in corporate America, and Travis was ready to be in control ...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 13, 2017 7:56 PM
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April Hall’s Handcrafted Jewelry Is Gorgeous, and Generous, By Design
Name: April Hall Business: April May Jewelry Founded: September 2015 April Hall had been a hairstylist for years before she unexpectedly discovered her talent for jewelry-making. Determined to pursue her dream of turning her new-found passion into a ...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 10, 2017 2:16 PM
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Kirk Wells Had a “Crazy” Idea for a New Business. Trust Us: It’s Smokin’!
Name: Kirk Wells Business: Whiskey Oak Seasonings Founded: 2014 After a 20-plus year career in tech, Kirk Wells was ready to go out on his own. He began tinkering around in his San Jose, CA garage, figuring out how to build a custom-smoker so he coul...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 06, 2017 2:28 PM
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Carly Patterson Built an Eco-Conscious Clothing Line for Kids, One Stitch at a Time
Name: Carly Patterson Business: carlymegan Launched: 2010 Carly Patterson grew up watching her mom mend the family’s clothes and sew everyone’s holiday costumes. No surprise, then, that as an adult Carly bought her own sewing machine and started stit...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 06, 2017 2:18 PM
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Ian Siegel Started ZipRecruiter at His Kitchen Table. Now It's a $100M Business
Entrepreneur Ian Siegel was sick of staring at piles of resumes and slaving away at VC-backed startups. So he created ZipRecruiter, a service that helps businesses streamline their hiring processes. In the seven years since, Ian and his three co-foun...
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 06, 2017 1:37 PM
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Super excited about Connect!
I can't wait to meet people and get down to business, self-employed business, that is ;-)
by ShanaNiederman Community Manager in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 06, 2017 11:19 AM
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Who is going to QB Connect?
Anyone joining me at QB Connect this year? It's November 15-17 and I CAN NOT WAIT!
by Community Leader Community Leader in QuickBooks Connect ‎October 06, 2017 11:05 AM
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