Category: Twitter

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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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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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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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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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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In content marketing, consider your audience first

Content marketing is more than talking about your product; it’s about understanding your audience, knowing their interests and creating content for them. “What can I provide to the consumer that engages them in the brand experience that doesn’t feel like they are being marketed to,” said Crista Finn Geary, owner, creative director, and community manager

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Free social media for job search class, May 2

Learn the basics of using LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for job searches at the “Social Media for Job Search” class, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 2 at the N.Y. State Department of Labor location in Williamsville. Learn how to: create a complete LinkedIn account and the benefits of this powerful tool how

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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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Free Social Media Networking Seminar Dec. 4 in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Learn how to use the three most popular social media networks to grow your business at the free Social Media Networking Seminar, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Conference and Event Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The free seminar, which is open to the public and sponsored by Niagara Falls New York

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The key to social media success for small business: the right message on the right network at the right time

Social media experts gave advice to small business owners on how to figure out what social networks are best for their business, creating a message people will respond to and building a social media following at Business First’s May 22 Social Media Boot Camp. How to figure out what social networks are best for your

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