NYC Events: Upcoming NYC Business and Technology Events (4/26 – 5/2)

Here is a listing of NYC Business and Technology Events for the upcoming week (4/26 – 5/2) that we thought would be beneficial to our small business community in the Greater NYC area.

Have a business and/or technology event coming up in the New York City area that you’d like us to add to our weekly post? If so, email us at

FREE! Microsoft Excel Hands-On Workshop: The Power of Pivot Tables

April 27th, 2013, –  11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Brooklyn Public Library, 1305 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226

Professionals and Business Owners will learn about Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables, a tool used to summarize complicated data into reports.  Hear a Microsoft Excel expert (Othniel Denis, MBA). Please bring laptops with wifi access, and Excel 2007 or higher.


· Create effective reports to meet your business needs

· Quickly quantify rows of data

· Evaluate patterns in your historical data

· Explain your findings to team members and senior management


Grow Your Business with Content Marketing and Social Media

April 30th, 2013, – 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM, 317 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017

Join Ramon Ray, Marketing & Technology Evangelist of Infusionsoft and as he shares with you:

  • Why social media is so powerful
  • Why web sites and email marketing are not dead
  • Why you should STOP SELLING on social media
  • What content works BEST on social media
  • How you CAN make money through social content and more!

At the MCC’s Online Marketing Business Growth Series you’ll leave packed with practical information, best practices to get more customers and keep the ones you have (and you might even laugh a few times).


BRONX SEMINAR SERIES: 4th of 5 Workshops – Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

May 1st, 2013, – 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 1040 Grand Concourse,The Bronx Museum, Main Floor Conference Room, Bronx, New York 10456


The fourth workshop uses exercises to help you better understand financial concepts. This session reviews sales and prices, financial risks and rewards, true start-up costs, ongoing operating expenses, setting benchmarks for tracking progress and the organization of all your financial information. Using a hands-on approach, you learn how to use our financial model to forecast sales revenue and build solid pro-forma financial forecasts.


Don’t Pay Someone Else to Do Your Online Marketing: Three Steps to Save You Thousands

May 1st, 2013, – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 1231 Lafayette Ave, Bronx, New York 10474

How important is online marketing to your business? Can you afford not use it? Have you been burned in the past by one of those so-called SEO Guru’s? You will walk away from this workshop knowing and controlling your own online marketing destiny.This interactive workshop will give you the tools you need to make sure your site is not invisible to the search engines and teach you the theory behind how search engines rank sites.

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Carolyn Crummey is a business and technology strategist and the owner of VirTasktic (, an agency dedicated to providing high-level virtual services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. A lover of technology and small business, Carolyn has built a career on the intelligent use of technology to increase business efficiency and productivity, which ultimately leads to greater profitability. Carolyn works closely with her clients to understand their challenges and helps them integrate the best technology solutions into their businesses so they too can enjoy great successes. You can follow Carolyn on Twitter at @CarolynCrummey or @VirTasktic.

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