Category: Small Business

Grow your small business with email and social media marketing notes

Back in April (Wednesday, April 9 to be exact) I attended “Grow your small business with email and social media marketing,” a free talk sponsored by Buffalo Niagara SCORE and lead by a sales representative from Constant Contact. I typed up some notes to share with my coworkers, but never posted them to this blog.

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WordCamp Buffalo 2014 Saturday, Sept 13

Tickets are now available for WordCamp Buffalo 2014, a one-day conference which highlight the benefits of the software to new and familiar users alike, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Canisius College Science Hall in Buffalo. A schedule of talks can be found on the WordCamp website and include “A Custom Theme

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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: 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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Tips for funding a successful Kickstarter campaign in Buffalo from Cowork Buffalo founders

Part one of three parts covering the talks given at the Perfect Pairings Event Tuesday night. 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. For Cowork Buffalo founders Kevin Purdy and Brian Fending, Kickstarter not only

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Perfect Pairings event rescheduled for March 25

Tonight’s Social Media Club Buffalo’s event #PerfectPairings has been rescheduled for the 25. If you are unable to attend the new date, SMCB will  offer you free admission to two other Social Media Club Buffalo events, or work with you to refund your money. View the event’s Facebook page for more information.

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Perfect Parings social media and business discussion, March 12

Learn how some Buffalo businesses are creating success by pairing social media with their businesses at Perfect Parings 6:00pm – 9:00pm Wednesday, March 12 at Paint On Tap Studio in Williamsville.

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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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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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Ice Cream Social Media seminar, June 7

Learn how to use social media, get a social media makeover and promote your company in a video to be filmed at Friday’s seminar, all while enjoying ice cream at the Ice Cream Social Media seminar, 9 a.m. – noon, on Friday, June 7 at the Millennium Hotel in Cheektowaga. Sean Macaluso, owner and founder of

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