Month: April 2012

Information on free training to become a Microsoft Certified Office specialist, May 8

Western New Yorkers interested in free training and certification for becoming a Microsoft Office specialist should attend a 20-minute presentation at 12:30 p.m. on May 8 at the New York State Department of Labor Office in Williamsville.

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Learn something new at the 2012 Buffalo BarCamp, May 30

Get ready to learn something new at Buffalo BarCamp, from 5 – 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30 in the Pan American Room of Pearl Street Brewery & Grill in downtown Buffalo. This year’s event marks the fifth time a BarCamp has been held in Buffalo.  The topics of the 15-minute presentations range from search

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Author and PR Guru Peter Shankman to speak in Buffalo, May 17

Author, entrepreneur and speaker Peter Shankman will give a presentation on customer service, social media and marketing at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 17 at Templeton Landing in Buffalo. The presentation, “The Next Revolution Will Happen In Your Pocket” is about how companies profit by putting customer service first, branding and messaging second and marketing and

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Upcoming seminar: Social Media Boot Camp, May 22

Learn about social media marketing including how to create a social media plan that fits your business at “Social Media Boot Camp” from 8 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22 in Depew. Scott Horton, Partner at Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel LLP and Sean Macaluso, founder of The Mac Groups, Inc., a Williamsville-based social and

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Western New York businesses compete to be the best in social media

Western New York area businesses that are looking to showcase their social media skills and gain national exposure are urged to enter Buffalo Business First’s Social Madness competition. The newspaper is “Looking for Western New York-based companies to self-nominate for the competition, which will measure your ability to build and engage a social media audience,”

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Best practices for writing for the web and presenting digital content

People reading articles online remember only 10% of what they read, so make your point quickly and simply when writing for the web said Tuesday’s presenter at the “Content Curation: Discovering, Gathering and Presenting Digital Content” seminar at the University of Buffalo’s Center for Tomorrow. “Content will tell the story of your organization and product

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