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Business series

NOV. 4—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Supercharge Your Career Planning.” Jeffrey Fortescue, Manager of Business and Reference at the library, will help individuals discover the library’s resume maker and their testing & education reference center. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or e-mail business@carnegielibrary.org.

Website webinar

NOV. 10—NuRelm will host a Top 10 “Must Have” Website Upgrades for Non-Profits Webinar from 10-11:30 a.m. Guests will learn the top website upgrades to maximize their marketing budget for 2011. There will also be a discussion of the best web programs created specifically for non-profit organizations. Registration is required by Nov. 9 and there is no cost for the webinar. Once registered, guests will receive the website address. For more information, call Heather Jewell at 724-430-0490 ext. 204 or e-mail info@nurelm.com.

Business series

NOV. 11—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15-1 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Outsell, Outmanage Outmotivate & Outnegotiate Your Competition.” In this is a 45-minute DVD, best-selling author Harvey Mackay discusses his ideas on how to arm oneself with prospect, client and competitor information; how to maintain and develop customer relationships; and more. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or e-mail business@carnegielibrary.org

Bookkeeping basics

NOV. 12—The University of Pittsburgh’s Small Business Development Center and Bookminders will host “Getting Your Financials in Order: Bookkeeping Basics” from 7:30-10 a.m. at the university’s Mervis Hall, Roberto Clementai Dr., Oakland. The program focuses on everything from bookkeeping basics and basic internal controls to the financial do’s and don’ts. There will be live examples of how to keep track of one’s finances using “spreadsheet” bookkeeping system. This seminar is for business owners who need training in bookkeeping. The cost is $25 and registration is requested. For more information, call 412-648-1542 or e-mail ieeregistration@katz.pitt.edu.

Social networking for

businesses

NOV. 15—The Greater Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host Social Networking for Closely-Hold Businesses from 7:30-10 a.m. at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This program will teach individuals how to get started on social network sites and how they can effectively promote one’s business with little or no cost. Robert Stein will lead the workshop and registration is required. The cost is $15 for Wilkinsburg Chamber members and $25 for non-members. For more information, call 412-242-0234 or e-mail info@wilkinsburgchamber.com.

(To have information on Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail: newsroom@new­pittsburgh­courier.com.)

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