Month: April 2014

How social media is like fashion; Crista Botticello, owner of Ooo la la Boutique and Fashion Truck

Before she sends out a tweet or posts something to Facebook, Crista Botticello, owner of Ooo la la Boutique, a clothing store in East Aurora, N.Y. and the Ooo la la Fashion Truck, thinks ‘Why am I posting this? What value does this bring to people’s lives?” “That’s what I go for on a daily

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Event: Social Media Marketing – Beyond Facebook and Twitter, April 29

“Social Media Marketing – Beyond Facebook and Twitter” will be the topic of April’s AdLab event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at the Saturn Club in Buffalo. Learn about other social media networks and platforms such as Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn and Tumblr and how to maximize each site’s usefulness as a marketer. For more

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Event: BarCamp Buffalo, April 26

The seventh BarCamp Buffalo will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Foundry, 298 Northampton St. in Buffalo. This year’s format is a little different by featuring four different “tracks” of 30-minute talks occurring simultaneous. Attendees will need to pick which talks they will want to attend. BarCamp is

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Event: Building 21st Century Leaders for the Common Good, May 3

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Greater Buffalo will hold their 2014 summit “Building 21st Century Leaders for the Common Good” 8:30 a.m.to  5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 at the Canisius College Montante Cultural Center in Buffalo. The full-day program will include such topics as “Fundraising 101” presented by The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Buffalo,

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Promoting your event using social media; tips from Katie Buseck of Event Elements

Part two of three parts covering the talks given at the Perfect Pairings Event Tuesday, March 25. Find the first talk here. The event, sponsored by Social Media Club of Buffalo, featured several Western New York area business owners who used social media in order to promote their businesses. Event promotion in the age of

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