Meetings

January Meetup: Just for fun

Hey Refreshers! Happy new year! Please join us this Thursday as we continue to celebrate a great year, and look forward to the next. We’ve been missing quite a few familiar faces at recent meet-ups, and we hope to see as many of you as possible at this one. We will convene at Bright Cowork…

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Prototype Your Next Idea

Getting a new web-based idea in front of people has taken on many forms over the years. Paper prototyping, wireframes, and even basic coded prototypes have all been used, with varying success and reaction. Prototyping has become easier – if you know how to code – with the adoption of Twitter Bootstrap, APIs and Javascript…

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(Still) Building Traffic with Passion, Social Media & Engagement

In early 2010 (February, to be exact), Corey Brown shared some thoughts on building traffic through passion, social media and engagement. At that time, the Refresh announcement shared some stats about No Treble, “a web site that went from 2,000 to 30,000 monthly visits in 9 months.” Less than two years later, No Treble is…

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Project Management: The Good Parts

Join us for a conversation about project management – something we do every day, sometimes not very successfully. Knowing the parts and how they affect each other can help with daily outcomes, and life outcomes. This conversation will be lead by our own Marcy Cunningham: a Graduate of Rutgers, NJ MBA, trained in project management…

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Solar Power 101: Solar Power and Renewable Energy

Join us at the September Refresh for a conversation about solar power and renewable energy, led by Vince Lombardi. Vince is bringing his Solar Power 101 for Homeowners to us, where he discusses the technical details necessary in designing your own home solar power system, the options and how it all works. There’s something else…

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You Can WordPress, Too: Part 1

“WordPress now leads the pack among open source content management systems”… Say what? Over 50,000,000 websites run on WordPress More than 1,500 free themes make it look the way you want it to More than 20,000 free plugins make it work the way you need it to Thousands of of indie developers – big, small,…

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Refreshing Winchester: Coworking, Refresh and the Future of Our Awesome Community

It is hard to believe that Bright Cowork is now three-and-a-half years old. Or that Refresh Winchester will celebrate its third anniversary in a couple of months. I’m happy to share that Bright Cowork is hitting another major milestone: we’re moving to the third floor of the Bright Center. When Marilyn Finnemore took me on…

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Brain Rules: the June 2012 Refresh Winchester Meetup

Why is this boring? Who needs sleep? How can I captivate an audience? Join us at the June Refresh as Scott reals insights about the brain from John Medina’s Brain Rules to help you to trick out the most powerful and complex organ. About Scott: A graphic designer turned marketer with a flare for neural…

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Learn to Write Compelling Content

Given that designers and developers hone their unique crafts on a daily basis, it’s understandable that they haven’t necessarily kept sharp on the written word. At our next Refresh meet-up, Steph Hay will discuss ways you can write compelling messaging that piques interest and encourages action from your readers.

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Build a Thriving and High Performing Organization

At the next Refresh meet-up, Kevin Fadely will give us a guided tour of Tribal Leadership – leveraging the natural groups within a tribe to build a thriving organization no matter how small it may be.

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