Category: Seminars and classes

Where to find social media and other networking events in WNY

I don’t always update this blog like I should, and I noticed I get a lot of searches for social media and networking events and classes in Buffalo/WNY. So, I thought I would write about where I learn about such events and help out anyone looking to attend a class, seminar or discussion. Advertising Club

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Girl Develop It Buffalo’s 1st Anniversary Nerd Party

Girl Develop It Buffalo celebrated their first year in existence with a “1st Anniversary Nerd Party” back in March at the WNY Books Arts Center in Buffalo. The party featured short talks and presentations on a variety of topics from how to get media coverage to learning a new programming language. The group is dedicated

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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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Girl Develop It Buffalo celebrates first anniversary with free party open to the public

It’s about education, skills, and empowerment, but it’s also about community and making connections. That’s what Girl Develop It Buffalo (GDI) hopes to continue to build as the group celebrates their one year anniversary party at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 at the WNY Books Arts Center in Buffalo. The event is free, but requires

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Program in developing creativity and innovation in the workplace starts March 7

Learn methods and skills for developing creativity and innovation in your work at the “How to Think Differently to Drive Results” four-day program starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 7 at the Center for Professional Development in Amherst. The program is described as “a highly interactive skills course transferring creative ideas into innovative practices.” Mark

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Connected Experiences in a Multi-Screen World, Tuesday, Feb 25

Quick update, don’t forget tonight’s Ad Lab  event “Connected Experiences in a Multi-Screen World” at 6 p.m. today at The Saturn Club, 977 Delaware Ave.  Buffalo. From AdLab’s event listing: “Jason Dailey of Microsoft will discuss how marketers can create more powerful and relevant messages for our multi-screen world. He should know – he’s the

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Learn HTML and CSS; four class session beginning Feb 25

Learn how HTML and CSS is used to build websites, the tools used and how to use your new skills to work on more complex applications through a series of four classes with the first class held from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb 25 in Buffalo sponsored by Girl Develop It Buffalo Chapter. The

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Learn Pinterest, YouTube, Google Plus and Instagram, Feb 20

Learn the target markets for Pinterest, YouTube, Google Plus and Instagram and how to use them to further your business at “The ‘Other’ Social Media Platforms” workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Women’s Business Center. Robin Wilson, owner of The Wilson Edge, a social and digital media consulting company, will

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The Value of SEO Seminar Tuesday, Oct. 29

Learn about the value of search engine optimization or SEO, hear tips and best practices for optimizing your website and improving your search engine rank at the “Value of SEO Seminar” from  8 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29 the Millennium Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y. The seminar, presented by 360 PSG, a website development

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Plug-ins, theming and more at WordCamp Buffalo 2013

Bloggers, business owners, students and professionals packed into several classrooms to learn about or improve their WordPress skills on Saturday for WordCamp Buffalo 2013 at Canisius College’s Lyons Hall. Talks ranged from basic introductory WordPress topics such as plug-ins, SEO and themes to more advanced talks on sliders, creating your own theme, accessibility, caching and

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