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March 19, 2014

Business calendar

Thursday, March 20

Is Your Website Up To Speed?, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. Think about how the content on one’s site is organized, how the site supports one’s brand image and whether it works with other digital assets, like email and social media, to engage one’s audience. Workshop provides insights on effective sites and what the market demands in 2014. Speaker: Mike Flint, owner and principal, Metropolis Creative. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528.

NSWIB Meeting, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Women in Business meeting presents “One Sentence & Three Acts ... Be A Great Public Speaker,” by Niki Vettel, president of Reality Check Media Consulting, and Mimi Gross, president of Mimi Gross Communications. Learn how to reduce fear while adding panache to presentations. $34/NSWIB members, $49/guests. Details and reservations at 781-484-6368, info@nswib.org, or www.nswib.org.

Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Lyon-Waugh Auto Group, 221 Andover St., Peabody. Lyon-Waugh Auto Group will host Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event. Bring business cards and “elevator speech.” Light refreshments served. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. www.peabodychamber.com.

Tuesday, March 25

Is Online Advertising Right For You?, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. Businesses of all sizes are advertising on Facebook, Twitter, Google and multiple other platforms to get the word out, find customers and close the deal. But some platforms return better results than others. Hear two online advertising experts discuss the pros and cons of different platforms, and the best solution for you and your business. Speakers: Tom Stirling, president and CEO, Stirling Technologies; Brian Hanna, senior project manager, Stirling Technologies. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528.

Wednesday, March 26

Economic Outlook 2014: Promising Growth for Social Media and High Tech, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Technology Council breakfast features a presentation by Robert Gough Jr., an economist, educator, on-air personality, and president and CEO of G-enovation. Gough will share his economic prognostications for 2014. Networking and continental breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by the program at 7:45 a.m. $25 NSTC members, $50 nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org.

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