Santa Barbara Business Network

Archive for April 2018

Vocal Coaching by Sloane Reali: SBBN Business Spotlight

Sloane Reali in leather jacket

Sloane Reali is one of the founding members of the Women’s Community Business Network (WCBN) and the Santa Barbara Business Network and a self-employed business owner in Santa Barbara for over twenty years.  When Sloane first launched her vocal coaching business in 2000, she conceived of the venture as merely a hobby to fund hair,…

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Secure Your Website – HTTP vs HTTPS

http vs https

FRAUD and SCAMS seem to be developing as quickly as the positive and productive developments. Do you know the difference between having “HTTP” or having “HTTPS” in front of a website address? Our website is a secure site: “”  to assure our members and visitors can interact with our network safely. Do you know if…

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10 Things To Do To Avoid Fraud and Scams

Photo of Australian Shepherd Puppies

ADORABLE!!!  BEWARE!!! So I was checking out available Aussie puppies and came across what appeared to be a legitimate website with adorable photos of available puppies and detailed descriptions of their personalities, age, and a complete list of the guarantees that came with them, including health and AKC certificate.  I selected the puppy that really…

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Facebook Privacy Issues | Run or Pivot?

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“Should You Be Leaving Facebook for Greener Pastures?” With the alarming news regarding FACEBOOK and YOUR PRIVACY, many are wondering if they should run from using Facebook all together. I came across a Facebook Live with Kim Garst, and it seemed like a nice short summary of  Facebook issues that would be of interest to…

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Dentist, Dr Heath Montgomery, DMD, Assesses More Than Teeth

Dr. Heath Montgomery DMD

Dentist, Dr. Heath Montgomery and the Heath Montgomery Dental Office takes pride in being known as the patient-centered dental practice in Santa Barbara. “I want my patients to feel as if they have options and are more than just a procedure in the chair. Each patient is part of the solution to improving one’s quality of life. Hopefully,…

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