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Learn JavaScript & jQuery Intro Class by Girl Develop It Buffalo, July 11, 16, 18, 23

Girl Develop It Buffalo is happy to announce our next class – Intro to JavaScript & jQuery. JavaScript is a the language of interactivity on the web. Ever used Google maps? Clicked on something to make it appear or hide? Seen a slideshow of images? You have used JavaScript! We’ll learn how to beginning and

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Seminar: data-driven marketing, June 27

Learn the basics behind data-driven marketing and see real-life examples of how customer data can be used to create targeted one-to-one communication at the “How Your Data Can Drive Results” seminar on Thursday, June 27 at Compu-Mail headquarters on Grand Island. Topics covered include: how to identify your potential data sources what customer data matters most

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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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What to do in WNY this weekend, Summer 2013

Moving away from all things social media for a minute, last year, I wrote a post about some of the things happening in WNY on just one weekend.  It proved pretty popular and I thought about writing a round-up post of some of the more popular events happening this summer in Buffalo (mostly on weekends) 

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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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Leadership is the theme of this year’s Entrepalooza, May 16

Leadership will be the main focus of this year’s Entrepalooza, Western New York’s only full-day regional business festival, Thursday, May 16 at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, N.Y. More than 300 business professionals will be brought together for a day-long expo and round-table discussions with local experts and business leaders about leadership issues. Presentation topics include:

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A Morning Conversation with Editor and Vice President of The Buffalo News Mike Connelly, April 25

Editor and Vice President of The Buffalo News Mike Connelly will share his insights into the future of The Buffalo News in a “Morning Conversation” talk at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 25. Connelly will also answer questions from the audience and a brief tour of the News building will be offered afterwards. According to

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Why Content Marketing Matters panel discussion, April 30

Learn what content marketing means and why you should be adding it to your social media strategy at a panel discussion on “Why Content Marketing Matters” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30. According to a 2012 report from the Content Marketing Institute, “B2B Content Marketing: 2013 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends–North America”: 91% of B2B

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WordCamp Buffalo 2013 date announced, volunteers sought

The 2013 WordCamp Buffalo, the one-day community organized conference about all things WordPress, will be held on September 14. The goal of WordCamp is to “increase knowledge about WordPress for people who already are working with it, and show some benefits of using it for anyone who may be interested, but aren’t currently working with

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