What we're about

This group is dedicated to local, social and digital marketing. Our group is filled with people passionate about helping local businesses and organizations get the word out on social media, search, email, directories, mobile and everywhere you need to be.

Our Members

We are filled with diverse and passionate members and experts:

Owners of small-to-medium size businesses

PR professionals looking to leverage online channels

Entrepreneurs who want to grow their business

Technology and service partners developing their expertise

Local publishers and bloggers looking at ways to drive revenue

Now more than ever, consumers are going online to get all their news and information or getting it pushed to their email and mobile devices. Local businesses need to be where their customers are!

Our Events

We host regular panels with leading experts from Yipit, Thrillist, Foodspotting, Groupon, Local Response, PR agencies, bloggers and local business conglomerates to help you navigate the rapidly changing the landscape and become an expert.

We run regular meetups to discuss how to:

Optimize your online presences across multiple channels

Leverage social media (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr)

Manage your directories & reputation management (Google Places, Yelp, CitySearch, FourSquare, Mapquest, etc.)

Drive loyalty marketing (email marketing, Facebook, Twitter, promotions & deals)

Execute effective PR strategies and blogger outreach

Leverage new tools, technologies and trends

Join us at our next event!


SCOPE OF EVENTS: Though most of the events are focused around main topic of the meetup group but please note that the group takes a wider approach to host events so that all members can engagement in personal and professional development. All meetups promote one – on one interaction and building relationships amongst members.
The event topics include career, jobs, education, professional developments, mba, mba & masters admissions and other topics like immigration, tech, finance non profit, fashion, music and literature.
Some events would hosted and sponsored by third parties but the organizers are present the events and organizers feel that such events bring a lot of value to the members.

Please do not join the group is you disagree with approach

Upcoming events (5)

Compensation Advice for Founders

Online event

This is a virtual event. You must register here to attend: https://bit.ly/3kr7Ssv Subscribers can access this talk for free. Become a subscriber here and use the promo code "NYCSC" to get your first month free: https://www.stacklist.com/ For early-stage startups it can be intimidating to arrive at the right comp. You want to hire the best people, but you’re resource-constrained and you have to be savvy about the non-cash components of a comp package, like title, equity, and benefits. To dive into this, we’re excited to chat with Sanj Sanampudi, Co-Founder & CEO of Concert as he shares his advice on compensating your startup team. We’ll dive into What do you offer new hires across different roles and experience? How to balance cash, equity, and benefits? What is incentive compensation and should I use it? About our guests Sanj Sanampudi is co-founder and CEO of Concert, an incentive compensation platform built on the science and psychology of performance. Concert gives Sales teams reporting that increases motivation and give Rev Ops Teams analytics and recommendations that improve rep performance. Concert has partnered with Modern Sales Pros to create the “How to Create Better Comp Plans in 2020” guide. Sanj was a speaker at the 2019 SaaStr Annual and the World at Work Spotlight on Sales Comp. Prior to Concert, Sanj was a CFO with deep experience in designing and administering compensation plans. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from New York University.

Meet Forbes Top - 30 Under 30 ; Their Journey To The Top At Young Age

NOTE - THIS IS A VIRTUAL EVENT TIME : 6:30 PM EST MUST RSVP BELOW TO GET ZOOM LINK: https://bit.ly/341QLqa _______________________________________ 30 Under 30: These Are the Boldest Young Entrepreneurs You Need to Know in 2020 Lets talk about how the next generation is changing the world and get to know them more. A few questions we plan to cover include: -What are everyday problems in their life that they can solve? -What are their best skills/talents? What are they good at? -What are the leading blogs/magazines/publications? Who are the leaders and influencers in the industry that they follow? -What do they want their legacy to be? -How do they feel there is healthy competition around the industry? -Can they stand out from the pack? Is their business idea unique? Plans to make business scalable? Panelist: Vanessa Luna - Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer of ImmSchools Vanessa Luna is the Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer of ImmSchools, an immigrant led nonprofit that transforms K-12 schools into safe and welcoming spaces for immigrant and undocumented students and families. She immigrated to the U.S. at the age of ten from Peru and grew up undocumented in NY. In 2019, she was selected as Forbes 30 under 30 in Education and an inaugural TIME 100 Next listmaker for her work and leadership in developing inclusive schools for immigrant families. Kyleigh Russ - Co-founder and COO of Govern for America Kyleigh is co-founder and COO of Govern for America. Govern for America imagines a world where our most dynamic young leaders see government as an avenue for meaningful change, and our government reflects the values and diversity of our nation. Prior to co-founding GFA, Kyleigh taught at a charter school in Boston where she saw firsthand how policy decisions and government programs can impact underrepresented communities without a voice at the table. Ouriel Lemmel - CEO at WinIt Few things are more annoying than getting a parking or traffic ticket. WinIt founder Ouriel Lemmel knows this better than anyone. After incurring multiple tickets, he decided in 2015 to build an app that would make it easier for people to challenge them. WinIt has been downloaded more than half a million times and processed over 700,000 tickets, saving over $10 million worth of tickets on behalf of its users. Without raising a single VC dollar, WinIt has grown to millions in revenue in four years. Brendan Gahan - Partner & Chief Social Officer at Mekanism Brendan Gahan is Partner & Chief Social Officer at independent creative agency Mekanism, leading the agency’s social division. Gahan has been at the forefront of social & influencer marketing since 2006, developing social campaigns for brands such as Mountain Dew, Unilever, Amazon, 20th Century Fox, and The Olympics. Brendan was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2012 and his agency was recognized as Digiday’s Digital Video Agency of the year in 2017. Ahmed Kord - Senior RFIC Design Engineer at Qualcomm In December 2019, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Science for his contributions to the development of magnet-free circulators for future wireless communications. In the summers of 2015 and 2018, he was with Intel Labs, Hillsboro, OR, USA, as a Research Scientist then with Qualcomm Inc., Boxborough, MA, USA, as an RF Engineer, respectively. From December 2016 to August 2017, he was with Eureka Aerospace Inc., Pasadena, CA, USA, as a part-time consultant. MUST RSVP BELOW TO GET ZOOM LINK: https://bit.ly/341QLqa Hosted By - New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition. Facebook Page - https://bit.ly/3hRrIMC Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/3fOX7NI Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hV6VaP Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ MUST RSVP BELOW TO GET ZOOM LINK: https://bit.ly/341QLqa

Exclusive Virtual Networking (Online Event) - Do 1 on 1 chat with All Attendees

MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION. https://bit.ly/3hVT1Ef Don't miss out on this opportunity to make meaningful connections with other entrepreneurs, professionals, and leaders, all from the comfort of your own home or office. Do 1 on 1 chat with All Attendees Share Your Experiences Ask Questions Exchange Career Tips Build your Professional Network All Online From Any Device - Computer, Laptop, Tablet Or Phone. From Your Home Or Office We use an online, cloud-based platform to make it easy and fun for you to participate. After signing in from your home, office, smartphone or tablet, you’ll participate in 1 - on - 1 chats with other attendees in smaller chat rooms. Make sure your video and voice is enabled. Once you register, you’ll receive a link with login instructions MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION. https://bit.ly/3hVT1Ef Important COVID-19 Related Topics To Be Discussed 1) Career Related How to Look For Job During COVID-19. Best Online Interviewing Tips 2) Start-Up Related Do & Don’t Startup Pitch What Are VCs Looking for In Startup 3) Business Related How To Manage Your Business During COVID-19 We’re passionate about creating meaningful connections to help you be successful in your business. That’s why we’re keeping this event intimate with attendance being capped at 20 people. Given the nature of the event, we guarantee 1-on-1 with at least 10 networkers. You’ll also have two seasoned facilitators to guide your conversations and help you get the most out of this event. MUST CONFIRM RSVP ON EVENTBRITE WITH BELOW LINK LOGIN INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED AFTER REGISTRATION. https://bit.ly/3hVT1Ef Limited Tickets Don't wait, register now to attend!

Pitches Your Ideas to Most Sort-out VCs

Online event

****VIRTUAL EVENT***** New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition Meet Venture Capitalists & Angel Investors- Pitch Your Idea (ON ZOOM) + 1:1 VIRTUAL NETWORKING Pitch Your Idea Are you a startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert Startups, VC's and Audience? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors and Audience Meet the VCs and get advice on how founders should calculate and justify their valuation at an early stage? RSVP Mandatory on below link- https://bit.ly/37NBrRm Agenda & Learning - Introduction - What can companies do to get off the ground and raise VC money - How to get featured in popular publications - What do VCs want in the founder? - What is the best way to get in touch with Angel Investors or VCS? - What are the biggest mistakes founders make when pitching VCS? HOW THIS WORKS Interested startups are required to block a slot in the ticket section on the event. There are 2 types of slots available; 3 MINUTES PITCH SLOT OR 1.5 MINUTES PITCH SLOT Joshua Siegel - General Partner of Acronym Venture Capital Joshua Siegel is the General Partner of Acronym Venture Capital, and oversees the day to day activities and operations including evaluating early stage technology companies seeking funding, assisting current portfolio companies with development and interaction with LPs, attracting LP capital, and developing Acronym's professional network. Joshua has extensive experience and connections in technology, real estate, luxury lifestyle brands, digital media, and consumer products. Joshua was formerly the General Partner of Rubicon Venture Capital, a top performing US VC, Director of Market Intelligence at Citicorp Debt Capital Markets, Manager Eastern European Banking Systems at Citibank and was with the Overseas Private Investment Corp (OPIC). He has invested into such companies as Daily Harvest, Super Coffee, Nylas, Superhuman, Todaytix, LISNR, Unikrn, Domio, NexHealth and Easyship to name a few. RSVP Mandatory on below link- https://bit.ly/37NBrRm Chris Eng - Investor at Sands Capital Ventures Chris is an investor at Sands Capital Ventures where he focuses on investments in the AI/ML, cybersecurity, and IT infrastructure sectors. Prior to Sands Capital, Chris worked as a Business Operations Manager at Merlon Intelligence, a machine learning startup helping financial institutions to prevent financial crime. He also has previous experience as a product manager and consultant at Promontory Financial Group. Chris received his MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and has a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. Emily Bestwick - Program and Investment Officer at ECMC Foundation Emily Bestwick supports Education Innovation Ventures, ECMC Foundation’s Program-Related Investment portfolio, with a specific emphasis on linking the Foundation's impact investment activity with its focus on improving student success. Prior to joining ECMC Foundation, Emily was an associate at Prudential Financial,She’s committed to leveraging capital for improving equitable outcomes among learners and jobseekers. RSVP Mandatory on below link- https://bit.ly/37NBrRm Hosted By - New York Entrepreneurs, Startup & Business Coalition. Facebook Page - https://bit.ly/3hRrIMC Facebook Group- https://bit.ly/3fOX7NI Meetup Group - https://bit.ly/3hV6VaP Instagram - www.instagram.com/professionalunite/ RSVP Mandatory on below link- https://bit.ly/37NBrRm

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