BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Learn about mobile marketing
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Feb 13, 2014  |  Vote 0    0

BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Learn about mobile marketing

North York Mirror

An upcoming Enterprise Toronto session is focusing on mobile marketing for small businesses.

The session, taking place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 27 at the North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St., will look how small businesses can develop mobile strategies to reach a market that’s in the millions of people in Canada.

Call 416-395-4716 or email to register. The session takes place in Committee Room 3.

• Real Estate 101 in North York

The North York Central library branch is hosting a session on real estate, called Real Estate 101, on Feb. 20.

Running from 6:30 to 8 p.m., the presentation will feature Claude Boiron, who is a real estate broker, investor, author and professor at the University of Toronto.

The North York Central Library is at 5120 Yonge St., north of Sheppard Avenue.

The program is free but registration is required. Call 416-395-5613 to register.

• 81 ways to help you save money

Ellen Roseman, consumer advocate and Toronto Star columnist, will be at a pair of North York libraries in the coming weeks to give presentations on corporate and consumer rip-offs.

On Feb. 19, from 2 to 3 p.m., Roseman will be the Barbara Frum branch (20 Covington Rd.) and on Feb. 26, she will be on hand from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Don Mills branch (888 Lawrence Ave. E).

Her presentation is titled 81 Ways to Help You Save Money and Protect Yourself From Corporate Trickery.

• York U. team places fifth

Three York University students teamed up to finish in fifth spot in a recent Certified Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario competition in Waterloo.

The competition, titled Battle for CA$H, saw the York team of Samantha Clark, Willa Huang and Evan Gravenor win $300. A total of 37 three-person teams took part in the competition, which stressed the use of CPA skills such as communication, teamwork, leadership and time management.

A team from the University of Waterloo finished first, claiming a prize of $3,000 plus an additional $1,500 for their school’s accounting club.

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