Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Bathroom Blogfest 2012: Final Recap

What an amazing Bathroom Blogfest 2012 thanks to this year's wonderful and creative participants!

In case you didn't have a chance to read through all the posts, here they are:

Here on the Bathroom Blogfest Blog:
Check out the Bathroom Blogfest Pinterest Board [first time Pinterest has been part of the fun!]

From the Bathroom Blogfest Participants:

Susan Abbott - @susanabbott - The Idea Studio / Customer Experience Crossroads:

Bill Buyok - @AventeTile - Avente Tile Talk Blog - Climbing Out with Color, Texture and Time in Tile

Jeanne Byington - @ jmbyington - The Importance of Earnest Service - Service of Bathroom Blogfests Revisited

Nora DePalma - @noradepalma - O’Reilly DePalma: The Blog - Bathroom Blogfest 2012. BTW, What’s a Blogfest?

Mr. Steam - @steamtherapy – Bathroom and Shower Design After Cancer: A Post for Bathroom Blogfest

Stacy Garcia - @kbtribechat – KBTribe – ‘Still Climbing Out’: Bathroom Design After Cancer

Diane Kazan – @dkazan – Public Bathroom Blog - Al Dente, well done!

Arpi Nalbandian - @Arpi_Nalb - Avente Tile Talk Blog - Ceramic Tile's Creative Nature

Victoria Redshaw and Shelley Pond - @scarletopus - Scarlet Opus Trends Blog - Key Trend: Diffused Pastels – Bathroom BlogFest 2012

Sandy Renshaw - @purplewren - Purple Wren - Bathroom Blogfest 2012: Still Climbing Out - Public Facilities

Bruce Sanders - @rimtailing - RIMtailing - Think Through How to Wipe to the New

Todd Vendituoli - @TALV58 – TheBuildingBlox – Still Climbing Out- Bathroom Blogfest 2012

Shannon Vogel - @cyswebsites – From The Floors Up:
Irene Williams - @crossvilleinc – Elevate Your Space - Crossville Tile for Commercial Bathrooms :: Bathroom Blogfest 2012

Christine B. Whittemore - @cbwhittemore – Content Talks Business Blog
Sean Lintow Senior - @SLSConstruction - SLS Construction - Bathroom Blogfest: Still Climbing Out with Cancer

Linda Wright - @skiptotheloo – Skip to the Loo! - Bathroom Blogfest 2012: Still Climbing Out

Please check all of these articles out as you'll be amazed at all of the insights you'll discover.

Then, come back for more next year for Bathroom Blogfest 2013!



Monday, November 5, 2012

Funny Bathroom Prank: Bathroom Blogfest 2012

Given how challenging last week was with Sandy, I share with you some extra- Bathroom Blogfest 2012 fun to inspire your Monday!

Funny Bathroom Prank




Friday, November 2, 2012

Friday Fun: Umbilical Brothers for Bathroom Blogfest 2012

It wouldn't be Friday without some bit of fun especially with all of the Sandy stuff. Here for Bathroom Blogfest 2012 are the Umbilical Brothers.


Umbilical Brothers - Bathroom



Monday, October 29, 2012

Best Bathroom Contest from Cintas

Did you know that Cintas, for the past eleven years, has conducted the Best Restroom Contest for non-residential restrooms?

In other words, the end-all and be-all of customer focused bathroom experiences.

You can check out past bathroom winners and nominees in the Hall of Fame.

Definitely take a walk through the best bathroom nominees for 2012.

Comments? Feedback? Reactions?

We'd love to hear!



P.S.: Hat tip to Stephanie Weaver at Experienceology.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Bathroom Blogfest 2012: October 29 - November 2. Get Ready!

Bathroom Blogfest 2012 begins on October 29th! Details can be found in the press release:Bathroom Blogfest 2012 Highlights Customer Experience With Focus on ‘Still Climbing Out’.

Here are highlights:

This is the 7th annual Bathroom Blogfest.

The theme is "Still Climbing Out."

In addition to blog articles and social media content published over 5 days, from October 29 through November 2, 2012, we are very excited to once again take part in a Twitter chat on 10/31/12 via #KBTribeChat from 2pm to 3pm EST.

The Twitter Chat will focus on ‘Still Climbing Out: Bathroom Design After Cancer’ in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month co-hosted by Nora DePalma, principal, O’Reilly-DePalma, and C.B. Whittemore, chief simplifier, Simple Marketing Now [i.e., me :-)]

Learn more about #KBTribechat and Bathroom Blogfest 2012 by visiting Bathroom Blogfest focused #KBTribechat.

This year's participants include:

NameTwitter UsernameBlog NameBlog URL
Susan AbbottsusanabbotttheIdeaStudiowww.theideastudio.ca 
Laurence Borelblogtillyoudropblog till you dropwww.laurenceborel.com
Bill BuyokAventeTileAvente Tile Talkhttp://www.aventetiletalk.com/
Jeanne ByingtonjmbyingtonThe Importance of Earnest Serviceblog.jmbyington.com
Mr. SteamsteamtherapyThe Mr. Steam SteamTherapy Bloghttp://blog.mrsteam.com/
Nora DePalmanoradepalmaOR-DP POVwww.oreilly-depalma.com/blog
Stacy Garciakbtribechatkbtribehttp://kbtribe.wordpress.com
Diane KazandkazanPublic Bathroom Bloghttp://thekazan.blogspot.com
Arpi NalbandianArpi_NalbAvente Tile Talkhttp://www.aventetiletalk.com/
Victoria & Shelley Redshaw & PondscarletopusScarlet Opus Trends Blogwww.scarletopus.com
Sandy RenshawsandyrenshawPurple Wrenpurplewren.com
Bruce D. SandersrimtailingRIMtailinghttp://rimtailing.blogspot.com/
Paige SmithnoneTile tips from installation professionalshttp://neusetile.wordpress.com/
Todd VendituoliTALV58Thebuildingbloxhttp://www.thebuildingblox.com/
Shannon VogelcyswebsitesFrom the Floors Uphttp://fromthefloorsup.com
CB WhittemorecbwhittemoreContent Talks Business Bloghttp://simplemarketingnow.com/content-talks-business-blog/
Irene WilliamscrossvilleincElevate Your Spacehttp://elevateyourspace.wordpress.com/
Linda WrightlindalooSkip to the Loo!http://lindaloo.com/

Do join in on the fun via the Bathroom Blogfest 2012 participants' blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and wherever you see opportunities to elevate the conversation about the customer experience and share ideas about 'Still climbing out!'



Thursday, October 4, 2012

Getting Ready for Bathroom Blogfest 2012!

Are you ready for Bathroom Blogfest 2012?

It's taking place October 29 through November 2, 2012.

If you are ready, I invite you to check out Are You In For Bathroom Blogfest 2012: Still Climbing Out? for details.

Happy 2012 Bathroom Blogfesting!