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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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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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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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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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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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