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By Pat Hammond

Where's the buzz?

Sorry guys, one of the challenges of living and working in New Hampshire is the lack of resources and in this instance the resource I am lacking is internet.

My internet connection has spiraled down to almost non-existent the past two weeks and after a call to Fairpoint's tech support I was left without any internet at all.

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By Pat Hammond

November: Week 2 11/8/14 - 11/14/14

Tuesday 11/11/14

International Game Developers Association New Hampshire Chapter Meetup
Guest Speaker: Steve Golson, the creator of Ms. Pacman!

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at South Side Tavern (formerly Joker's), 1279 South Willow St, Manchester

see website for details

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By Pat Hammond

You have a great idea that you KNOW will make money. It can’t lose. It’s something that everybody will use and you’re already planning how to break the news to your boss. You’re so excited that you call your best friend and instead of congratulating your genius he asks “did you write a business plan?”

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By Pat Hammond

The big event this week is TechOut. If you're not familiar with it, TechOut is the local technology version of Shark Tank where would-be technology startups pitch their ideas to investors and compete for prize money. Even if you're not competing, TechOut is one of the largest New Hampshire tech events of the year and offers a great opportunity to network and see what other people are working on.

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By Pat Hammond

The Manchester Flânerie Society (a.k.a. People Taking Pictures With Their Smart Phones)

Here's the thing, there is no Manchester Flânerie Society, but there could be.

Right now it's just me walking around town taking pictures with my cell phone, but all it takes is another one or two people, right? And if Queen City Buzz can entice a few followers maybe I'll get lucky and someone else will want to join me.

Which begs the question of what the heck is flânerie?

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By Pat Hammond

Week 4 9/21/14 - 9/27/14

One of the features that I want to include in Queen City Buzz is a weekly listing of upcoming business and tech meetups. It would be nice if I could just link one community calendar or networking site that everybody uses, but there isn't one. To be more accurate there seem to be several websites with community events but there is no one central place that most organizations post to. Some groups use Event Brite or meetup.com, others Facebook, Craig's List, Linkedin or NH365.org and the overwhelming majority seem to rely on simple word of mouth.

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By Pat Hammond

A quick look at ten national "Best of" lists that feature Manchester, NH.

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By Pat Hammond

No doubt about it, Daryl Eames from New England Web Strategies may be the MacGyver of marketing.

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By Pat Hammond

Your one-stop source to find the people, information and resources you need!

Whether you are a small business owner, aspiring entrepreneur or just trying to eek out a living in the gig economy, Queen City Buzz has the who, what, when, where, why and how to start and grow your business in the Queen City.

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Join us as we share articles featuring local business owners, interviews with local experts, resources and tips for getting...

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