Category: Public Relations

Social Media Club Buffalo seeking donations for Social Media Day

Social Media Club Buffalo (which I am on the board of) is stilling seeking donations for our Social Media Day (June 30) raffle. If you’re able to participate and donate items/services, let me know and I will share additional details with you! It’s a great way to get some publicity for your company while helping

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Social Media & Ethics Panel, Wed., Sept. 17

Register to attend the free “Social Media & Ethics Panel” at 8 a.m. Wed., Sept. 17 at Buffalo Niagara Partnership, 665 Main St., Ste. 200, Buffalo. A panel of local experts will offer insight into the ethical challenges social media presents and offer suggestions for use both personally and professionally. The event will be of

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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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David Meerman Scott to speak about business growth with real-time marketing in Rochester, April 19

Real time marketing and how to instantly engage your market, connect with customers, and create products that grow your business will be the topic discussed by marketing strategist and author David Meerman Scott at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 19 at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y. Scott, author of “Real-Time Marketing & PR,”

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Think like a journalist in order to get media coverage

When it comes to getting local media coverage, you will need more than a local politician coming to your ribbon cutting in order to get coverage from Jeff Wright, Editor of Buffalo Business First. “Ground breakings and ribbon cuttings – we simply don’t take those pictures,” said Wright. “We don’t cover those events typically, unless

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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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Upcoming social media conferences and events for March

March will be a busy month for social media marketers as two conferences held early this month will address everything from legal pitfalls to creating inspiring, energizing and illuminating posts on social media. The future of social media, its pitfalls, history and legal matters will be discussed at the Social Media | 2012 Conference, from

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Get a free website with Google, learn about real-time marketing with David Meerman Scott

Businesses will learn how they can get a free website, use Google tools and learn about online marketing at the “New York, Get Your Business Online,” seminar on Nov. 18. The free seminar, held at the Embassy Suites in Buffalo, will help businesses get online and learn about the many tools Google offers, such as

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Communications Career Day connects grads to WNY area creative professionals

Communication students can get a jump start on their career and learn how to manage their online reputation, mingle with professionals in the field and take other job-related workshops during the annual Communications Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 4 at New Era Cap Company. Sponsored by PRSA Buffalo Niagara and Buffalo

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2011 PRSA conference to be held in Rochester

Attention all public relations and communication professionals in the Western New York area, the 2011 Northeast District Conference for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will be held in Rochester, N.Y.  on September 28. The conference will be at the RIT Inn and Conference Center. The theme of this year’s conference will be “Communicating

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