#BEchat transcript for Jan. 3, 2012. Topic: Open chat. What we talked about: 2012 New Years Resolutions, shop local movement, upcoming events and more! Join us Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.

BizExam THANKS FOR JOINING US… FEEL FREE TO KEEP CHATTING. #BEchat transcript will be available soon, go here –> http://t.co/0n26rFNj -4:30 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener @katehudson1017 What’s SSYP? #BEchat -4:22 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam “@katehudson1017 There will be an #SSYP event on Feb 8. Not 100% sure on the location but will have TONS of #SSYP events in 2012!” #BEchat -4:21 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

katehudson1017 @nowtherearetwo Of course, I’m sure ill have to ask you again and hope you can come #SSYP #BEChat -4:20 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @katehudson1017 Cool! Be sure to add them! #BEchat -4:20 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo “Who’s Who” is coming up! http://t.co/pmbVngoh I’ll be there 🙂 #bechat #thurstoncounty #piercecounty #southkingcounty -4:19 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo What events are you planning on attending in the upcoming months? Any business events we are missing here –> http://t.co/O7g2tQMx #bechat -4:17 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @MichaelGruener I had heard that they are brought in on a paid basis. love the occupy reference 😉 #BEchat -4:11 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

GalTimeSeattle Yes do it!! Great resolution 😉 RT @katehudson1017: My New Years Resolution would be to get our hotel engaging in #SocialMedia more #BEChat -4:07 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener @nowtherearetwo Substitute “occupy” for picket… 😉 #BEchat Don’t worry about the picketers, though, they’re getting paid. -4:06 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam RT @stephschramm: The Go Local event is this month are you all going? #BEchat -4:04 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @MichaelGruener They are picketing that you should shop at union stores. But how long do they picket…. forever? Really? #BEchat -4:04 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

stephschramm The Go Local event is this month are you all going? #BEchat -4:03 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener @nowtherearetwo What are they picketing? Is it the same group picketing WinCo on 72nd? #BEchat -4:02 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo Is everyone still thinking of ways to shop locally? I’m intrigued there are still picketers at the new grocery in dt #Tacoma. #BEchat -4:02 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener While we’re at it, if you’re into feeling like caged cattle, fly Frontier Airlines! #bechat 🙂 -4:00 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @stephschramm lol! thanks for the tip 😉 #BEchat -4:00 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

katehudson1017 @kadeeirene Primarly on the South Side, but well hun #BEChat -3:59 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

stephschramm Ooh and also to never fly US Airways again, this last experience was sooo bad #bechat -3:59 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam @kadeeirene Local #business Chat. We talk about various topics, to learn new things and connect with other local business people. #BEchat -3:59 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

kadeeirene @katehudson1017 oooh what’s #BEChat? I love Twitter chats -3:57 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo Improving yourself improves your business. MT @MichaelGruener: … Started “Think and Grow Rich” yesterday. Will finish tomorrow #bechat -3:57 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam @MichaelGruener Paid subscribers can access all content online. #bechat -3:55 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

stephschramm Quality of life is my moto for 2012. Taking tine to enjoy the now #BEchat -3:54 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

katehudson1017 My New Years Resolutions would be to get our hotel engaging in #SocialMedia more #BEChat -3:53 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @katehudson1017 any new years resolutions aimed at helping you in business? #BEchat or whatever is on your mind 😉 -3:52 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener @nowtherearetwo Do all @bizexam articles eventually make it online? I wanted to share one on FB and Twitter but it wasn’t available #bechat -3:51 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @MichaelGruener My sales manager @stephschramm sent us to Context International a few years ago… changed my life, for the better. #BEchat -3:51 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

katehudson1017 Sorry I’m late #BEChat what are we chatting about? -3:50 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @OlyTony_ANS Great point! … and I know where you can get some great articles. 😉 #BEchat -3:50 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener I’m more into general biz dev and personal dev reading… Started “Think and Grow Rich” audiobook yesterday. Will finish tomorrow #bechat -3:49 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @MichaelGruener lol I figured. It probably defaults on you. Mine does the same thing. #BEchat -3:48 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

OlyTony_ANS @BizExam also reading more industry lit should be on everyone’s to-do list if not already. I’m horrible at this but it’s important #BEchat -3:48 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener @nowtherearetwo Doggone it! Stupid tweetdeck again, switching accounts on me! #bechat -3:47 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

einmaleins #BEChat My resolution: Cashing in! This is what 2012 will be all about for me. -3:46 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

UPRefuse @nowtherearetwo I HATE the rush of a deadline, yet I’ve always procrastinated. #bechat -3:46 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam RT @OlyTony_ANS: @BizExam mine is Proactivity! Started falling into the trap/comfort of continual incoming traffic…not good #BEchat -3:44 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo @MichaelGruener Good one! I’m not so great at that one! I feed off the rush of a deadline… always have. lol. #BEchat -3:44 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener Don’t procrastinate. #bechat -3:42 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo .@BizExam I said I was going to spend more time online. My dad says I already do 😉 #BEchat What are you planning on changing for 2012? -3:42 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

OlyTony_ANS @BizExam mine is Proactivity! Started falling into the trap/comfort of continual incoming traffic…not good #BEchat -3:42 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo RT @BizExam: Do you have a new years resolution to help you or your business succeed in 2012? #bechat -3:41 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam Do you have a new years resolution to help you or your business succeed in 2012? #bechat -3:40 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo Sorry guys… My computer is crawling. Switching to tablet. #bechat -3:38 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

einmaleins Good call! @OlyTony_ANS @bizexam #BEchat -3:37 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

OlyTony_ANS @BizExam whoa, it’s Tuesday! I’ll hang out for a bit (Tony Williams – American Name Services) #BEchat -3:36 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

einmaleins I’m here, I’m here, hello to 2012! @BizExam Mathias of @Einmaleins, @thepigsays, @theWEgroup and blogging on @LLLoud in Olympia! #BEChat -3:33 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam Happy New Year!! Is everyone back to work this week? #BEchat -3:32 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

MichaelGruener Michael Gruener, Director of Thanks at @UPRefuse here. Happy New Year! #BEchat -3:32 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam MODERATOR is @BizExam, TWEETS BY: @nowtherearetwo, Tessa Miller Social Media & Digital Manager Business Examiner. #BEchat -3:31 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam Welcome! WHO DO WE HAVE HERE TODAY? NAME AND COMPANY. Be sure to include #BEchat in your tweet. -3:30 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

nowtherearetwo RT @BizExam: Join us for #BEchat today at 3:30pm! -2:27 PM Jan 3rd, 2012

BizExam #PierceCounty Who’s Who event Jan 18 at The Venue Presented by @ComcastWA. http://t.co/iq7PsTK0 #bechat -1:30 PM Jan 3rd, 2012