Friday, February 15, 2013
The Mainstreet U Summit presented experts to speak to small businesses about meeting their customers' needs online.
Local small businesses got some tips on successfully establishing themselves online at Patch's Mainstreet U Summit Thursday. Experts in social media, SEO marketing and other Web-related fields spoke to the crowd of about 160 at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton Thursday morning. Business owners said they came seeking answers to common issues like growing their companies, improving their websites and figuring out the best ways to navigate social media. "It's easy to do and it's easy to get out there if you have a plan," panelist Darren Magarro said. The featured speakers and panelists included Magarro, the chief strategist of the DSM Group, Sean Stahlman of Outspoken Media, Scott Doty of BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts, Patch's own Deputy Editor …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Join Patch on Feb. 14 for a groundbreaking opportunity to learn from digital experts and strengthen your business’ online brand.
Tuesday, February 12
Looking for some pointers on navigating the digital landscape? Feel like your business could do more with social media and online marketing? Or maybe you’d just like to network with fellow New Jersey and New York area business owners and rub elbows with a few highly successful entrepreneurs? Join Patch for Main Street U Summit, an event where we bring local business owners and digital experts together to discuss big things for small businesses. You’ll walk away with powerful tips and practical tools to help grow your business through social media, local search and online marketing. Focused on educating and inspiring business owners, the program features seasoned speakers from Inc.com, Outspoken Media, The DSM Group, BrainStorm Tutoring …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
New Jersey legislators and mayors urge New York to pass legislation creating a bistate flood commission charged with coordinating management and flood prevention of waterways that flow between Rockland and Bergen counties.
Governor Chris Christie signed legislation in January creating an 18-member Rockland-Bergen Bistate River Commission made up of officials and residents of both states to coordinate the management and flood prevention of waterways that flow between Bergen County, NJ and Rockland County, NY. However, New York legistators seem to be dragging their feet. Senator Robert Gordon and Assemblymembers Connie Wagner and Tim Eustace, along with members of the Bergen County delegation and mayors, have signed a letter addressed to the New York State Senate urging them to pass legislation that has already been enacted by New Jersey in order to create a Rockland-Bergen Bistate flood commission. Citing the devastating effects of Hurricane Irene and …