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Sweet Home Silicon Valley #8 | Redfin’s 10 hottest neighborhoods – 9 of them are in San Jose! Also, where to get the Bay Area’s best tacos… according to local voters

Silicon Valley hottest neighborhoods 2018

Sources Bacon & Beer Classic | Feb 24 San Jose Quakes MLS Soccer Home Opener Tickets | March 3 Silicon Valley Young Professionals March Meetup | March 15 San Jose Mercury News Vote now: Best Bay Area Taco? It’s down to these final 4 Redfin’s Ten Hottest Neighborhoods   If you like what you heard…

South Bay Social #8: Make Your Content Work For You

This week on South Bay Social, we’re diving into making your content WORK FOR YOU (http://www.duchesnecommunications.com/commcorner/content-as-an-intellectual-property-machine) and WHERE AND WHEN you should be sharing your content. We’re 3/4 of the way through this series on content (find the other first two episodes here (http://whatupsiliconvalley.com/southbaysocial6/) and here (http://whatupsiliconvalley.com/southbaysocial7/) When you create content with bigger projects in…

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Sweet Home Silicon Valley #7 | Big house, big maintenance OR downtown dwelling w/ direct access? Which do you prefer?

Sources Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff WhatUp’s Pitch Tank 3.0 & Super Mixer Event | Feb 21 San Jose Winter Jazz Fest | Feb 15 – Feb 28 Future of Diridon Development | Feb 22   If you like what you heard today, be sure to catch all things Sweet Home SV over on…

That Valley Vibe #6 | The top apps for taking action with self development

“EVENTS MENTIONED: Free Info Meeting: JOY of Yoga Teach Training w/ Jennifer & Noell  The Bliss of Breath by Ty Landrum  The Gift of Relaxation with Chrissy Graham Deep Reset – Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra Events at Divine Tree Yoga and Art Studio WHATUP Silicon Valley EVENTS: PITCH TANK, FEB 21 with the WhatupSV…

WhatUp #63: Cannabis Laws w/ Buddy’s Cannabis

Weed is now legal in Silicon Valley and it’s already a big business. Today we’re sitting with Matt Lucero of Buddy’s Cannabis, the states first legally licensed recreational marijuana dispensary. Buddy’s storefront has everything from basic Pre rolled joints to Cannabis infused churros. Listen in as Serg and I learn the ins and outs of…

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“South Bay Social Ep. 7” | Content Creation: Art + Apps

Last month we talked thought leadership. This month, we’re talking about TAKING ACTION and CREATING THE CONTENT you need to have to throw behind your weight as a thought leader. This week we’re talking about content as an art form and giving you some tools you can put into action making that content real. Want to know a South…

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SweetHomeSV #6: All things SoFA! Downtown San Jose’s art, culture, & food hotspot – if you like San Pedro Market, check out this similar food (+ arts) scene

All things SoFA! Downtown San Jose’s art, culture, and food hotspot – if you like San Pedro Market, check out this similar food (+ arts) scene off 1st St. in San Jose. Also- a new mixed use apartment/business building that’s scheduled to be completed this year — just steps away. And let’s take advantage of…

That Valley Vibe #5 | The top 5 apps to help you stay organized and take action

On today’s show we’re going to be diving into the next set of apps designed to help you TAKE ACTION. One of the ways I can continuously take action in all areas of my life is by keeping my brain organized. When you are organized you free your mind up for new creative ideas, space…

“South Bay Social Ep. 6” | Content Creation: The Why and the Tools

This month on South Bay Social, we’re talking all about content, specifically creation and scheduling. On this episode, we’re kicking it off talking about content as an essential component of your marketing strategy and asking some questions about your marketing budget before we start TAKING ACTION (the FEBRUARY WHATUP! THEME). Shoutout to Playground Studios, SwagSam, and Coach Jessness for the KICK-A blogs over…

Mojo Mondays #6: My Dolla System to get sh!t done! (Prioritizing)

REMEMBER if you write down your goals and read ’em daily there’s no reason why you can’t achieve them! FIRED UP this week: Finally a clear calendar Podcast with the CEO of 99designs goes live next week on the Brand Hero Podcast! This week: storytelling legend himself bobby lehew WhatUp Shows: Taking action all month…

That Valley Vibe #4 | The top 5 wellness apps to help you take action on the things that matter most

Today we’re talking’ apps! I love apps, but not all apps are created equal and trust me, I know because I’ve been known to have 198 apps on my cell phone alone, WOWZA! In this next series on the pod where we’ll be diving in TAKING ACTION : what it means to take action from…

SweetHomeSV #5: What is the “market”? And did you catch that super moon?

We’re finally introducing the other half of Sweet Home Silicon Valley, meet Katie and learn about this crazy thing we call the “real estate market”. We’ll also explain what was up with all the moon photos you might have seen filling your feed + a new (affordable) beach side foodie spot in Santa Cruz! Show…

“South Bay Social Ep. 5” | Giving Props to Your People and Your Peers (Part 4)

We’re wrapping up our series on thought leadership and covering the topic of shouting out and giving nods to those within your industry and your original supporters (perhaps even your mom). It’s important not to forget you’re not a leader of anyone unless you have someone willing to follow you.   When it comes to…

SweetHomeSV #4: WhatUp! Willow Glen — check out the new multi-business mercantile!

WhatUp! Willow Glen — check out the new multi-business mercantile sandwiched between Willow Glen and downtown San Jose + learn how the latest government shutdown might… or might not… affect your mortgage. And did you know a Tony Award-winning Broadway show was in town?   Show Notes Sources & Links: Willow Glen History 10 Steps…

South Bay Social Ep. 4 | Taking On Controversy as a Thought Leader (Pt. 3)

All month long we’re talking thought leadership on South Bay Social and this week we’re focusing on controversy. Taking a big stance on a Big Issues is a great way to differentiate yourself from you peers/competitors. This week we’re exploring how to do that the right way.    You are an individual. You have opinions.…

Mojo Mondays #4: The Importance of Finding your Tribe (Building your team)

I spent 5 days in Vegas last week… crazy right?! SO happy to be back and I’m fired up because it’s Monday and I can start implementing all the things I learned from the SWAG Show last week! In this week’s podcast we’re diving into the importance of finding your tribe and how to get…

SweetHomeSV #3: NASA’s #1 tip for a healthier home plus a new program giving San Jose teachers money for a down payment on a home

Who knew the experts at NASA would an ingeniously simple way to clean the air we breathe at home? We’ll explain how plus, we’re picking up where we left off last week on tax reform. In today’s show, find out how property taxes… and possibly your rent, might be affected. Lastly- did hear about the…

That Valley Vibe #03 | What it really means to simplify your life and why you don’t need anyone else but yourself to do it

Continuing the fun train here we’re continuing to with some micro planning to help you conquer your BIG TIMER GOALS in 2018. Only this time it’s different, we’re leaving the stress at the door. Yep, the 2017 door! If you’re new to the show, quick reminder about what this show is all about…this show is…

South Bay Social Ep. 3 | Connecting Your People to Your Ideas (Pt. 2)

We’re talking thought leadership all month long on South Bay Social. If your goal is to grow your audience and influence within your professional niche, this week we’re talking about just how to do that – how to connect interested people to what you have to say.    You’ve got to pinpoint where people are.…

SweetHomeSV #2: Goals for the new year – explore indoor + how the new tax laws affect your home

Brrr, it’s cold outside. We’ve got 3 unique ways to explore… indoors. Also, you’ve heard about the new tax reforms, learn how changes will affect your home, whether you rent or own. Show Notes: On today’s show, we continue the theme of resolutions and “goals”. In this episode, I share with you 3 unique [ and…

That Valley Vibe #02 | The importance of dream dropping in order to live your best life

The first podcast of That Valley Vibe last week helped us look from a high-level view of some of the key things for creating massage success across the board in all areas of your life this year. You’ll hear me talk about five key areas of life, these are found in my book, YOUR TWENTIES…

WhatUp #58: 49ers Exec Robert Alberino (Diving deep into Marketing Strategies)

WhatUp… super pumped to bring you this episode with Robert Alberino – the Executive Producer and VP of the San Francisco 49ers. Robert’s energy is infectious… and in this episode we dive deep into the 49ers marketing strategies… and as always good expect cheasy jokes and good stories. Let’s dive in PitchTank: just go to…

South Bay Social Ep. 2” | Emerging as a Thought Leader (Pt. 1)

This whole thought leadership gig is being talked about pretty much all of the time in 2018. The entire WhatUp team is talking goals this month, from top to bottom, and a communication-centric goal a lot of you are considering here in the South Bay – positioning yourself in a place of thought authority.  …

Mojo Mondays #02: “if it’s not on my calendar, it doesn’t exist”

Click Here for your skills / fun matrix worksheet WhatUp and Happy Monday! As of January 1st of 2018, I’m bringing you my energy every single Monday! Whether you prefer to read a blog post like this or listen to the audio version (podcast), I have you covered! 🙂 I just finished writing the content for…

That Valley Vibe #01 | How to set yourself up for more success and less stress in 2018

At this time of year, we get inundated with things like goals, to-dos, plans, and frankly, it’s a lot of the same ol stuff.   You’ve probably been getting a lot of questions like… – What’s next for you? – Where are you going from here? – How will you top last year? – When will…

South Bay Social Episode 01: WhatUp Rebrand + Show Intro

You may have noticed some difference around the WhatUp world. What was a weekly show is now a daily podcast channel. Hannah’s explaining the rebrand and the perspective and purpose of each show. South Bay Social’s focus is branding and marketing, social media and communication – all with a South Bay focus. Mark your calendars…

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WhatUp #56: Intro to new format and HUSTLE VALLEY #1

Starting January 1st, 2018 WhatUp Silicon Valley is moving to a network format. Every Monday through Friday we will bring you a Podcast all about professional development and what’s going down in Silicon Valley. This special episode is an introduction to our new once a month pod featuring all the hosts – Hustle Valley. WhatUp…

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WhatUp #55: Silicon Valley’s Incubator for the Food Industry w/ Foodspace + Co

Joe Schumaker is no stranger to the entrepreneurial hustle and grind. His first business, Cosmopolitan Catering is well known in the South Bay for it’s delicious recipes and corporate campus cafes. Listen in as we sit down with Joe to hear more about his story and his latest venture Foodspace + Co. Joe is also…

WhatUp #52: How the Doritos Locos tacos were born…

Get your Movie Pass! DTSJ Transformation of Guadalupe River area /  Janice Bitters shout out Elvis’ Coffee Shop Social Listening ABOUT NetBase NetBase Case Studies Cheap Razors delivered monthly to your door from Dollar Shave Club! (Sam’s favorite) Teddy Ruxpin is back as a popular holiday gift! Doritos locos To learn more about NetBase, hit us up and Sergio will get you complimentary…

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WhatUp #51: Flying High w/ SJC!

Jonathan Vader, the Marketing Manager, at SJC sits down with the guys to talk all things relating to Silicon Valley’s Airport – SJC. Register for the Turkey  Trot here Carl Guardino Podcast Young Professionals Ugly Sweater Mixer on 12/14 Check out Clask & Flask in Campbell! Jonathan Vader, Marketing Manager @ SJC Norman Y. Mineta…

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WhatUp #50: Exploring the world of Cupcakes (w/ Andrea from FROST Cupcake Factory)

Frost Cupcake Factory is a winner of the Food Network’s hit TV Show “Cupcake Wars”. In this episode, you’ll hear us discuss how Andrea went from Adult Beverage Salesperson connoisseurto channeling her inner child and tackling the entrepreneurial journey as a baker. Next time you’re in downtown Campbell, drop by Frost and try their cookie…

WhatUp #49: President of the 49ers – Al Guido.

Have you ever wondered what it takes to become the President of a professional sports team? In this episode you’ll hear first hand how Al Guido’s work ethic was monumental in his journey to ultimately becoming the President of the San Francisco 49ers. Shout Outs and Mentions: Contact the 49ers #BayAreaUnite for California Fire Relief…

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WhatUp #48: Noah Kagan (Tech life in Austin vs. Silicon Valley)

Born and raised in San Jose, Noah Kagan was #30 at Facebook, #4 at Mint and has since created four multi-million dollar businesses. His latest obsession is Sumo.com (free marketing tools for small businesses to become big). He founded AppSumo.com (daily deals for entrepreneurs) and has a popular podcast on business, Noah Kagan Presents. In this episode we discuss Noah’s take…

BONUS: Fantasy Football w/ Pro Football Focus (Jeff Ratcliffe)

Jeff Ratcliffe from Pro Football Focus (PFF) joins the guys. Expect to hear his career transition from Anthropology College Professor to Fantasy Football expert! Jeff is currently the Head of Fantasy at PFF, Podcast Host AND an award winning SiriusXM Host! Jeff was one of the main inspirations for the WhatUp Silicon Valley Podcast – listen…