By Queens Courier Staff |

E-Commerce Panel Discussion
On Tuesday, January 13 at 5:30 p.m., New York Library will present E-Commerce for Business Success. At this evening panel discussion:
Patrick Hardy - P Hardy Technologies - will discuss: Elements of a successful e-commerce website; Search Engine Marketing - what works for online retail; Analytics - The golden key to what your shoppers are telling you about your business; and Mobile Marketing - How to get 94 percent of your existing and potential customers to pay attention to search you.
Jennifer Stevens - Certified eBay Business Consultant - will cover: Introduction to Selling on eBay; Selling formats; Specialty sites; What sells; Payment options; Safe trading; Getting Started; Third-party services, and the Top 10 Mistakes of New Sellers.
Martha D. Soffer - Business Development Specialist, Small Business Administration - will talk about SBA Programs and Services. The library is located at 188 Madison Avenue. For more information, call 212-592-7000.

Fashion Expert Lecture
The National Council of Jewish Women New York Section will host a special presentation by noted fashion expert Tziporah Salamon on Tuesday, January 20 at 2 p.m. Daughter of Holocaust survivors, she will discuss her fascinating sartorial career and provide tips on dressing both herself and others.
Tziporah’s background, like her name, is unique. Born in Israel, she moved to New York when she was nine. Her father was a tailor for Bergdorf Goodman and her mother a dressmaker. Clothes have always been most important to her throughout her many careers.
Tziporah elevates the art of dressing to an art form by attending to detail, noticing color, texture, scale and proportion and putting things together in a unique way. Her creations are not only beautiful but also harmonious and totally original. Her current services include private image and wardrobe consultation, stylist for movies, TV and publications and lectures/demonstrations using her own extensive wardrobe, which includes museum-quality antique clothing.
The NCJW New York Section Is located at 820 Second Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets. The cost will be: NCJWNY members, $20; Non-Members, $25. R.S.V.P. required to 212-687-5030, Ext. 17.

Creating a Consulting Business
On Wednesday, January 14 at 5:30 p.m., New York Public Library will present How to Create a Successful Service-Oriented Consulting Business. At this evening seminar Ann Bingley Gallops - The Organized Life, Feng Shui and Organizing Consultant - will discuss her experience in creating her Feng Shui and Organizing consulting business. She started with very definite knowledge of a topic, became a freelance marketing consultant, learned those ropes, built a bigger knowledge base, then switched to a business that was even more meaningful to her. The library is located at 188 Madison Avenue. For more information, call 212-592-7000.

Crohn’s & Colitis Event
On Monday evening, February 2, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Inc. (CCFA), Long Island Chapter will honor Jay Jacobs, Executive Director, The TLC Family of Camps and Democratic Chairman of Nassau County, with its “Community Champion, Friend and Advocate” (CCFA) Award at A Toast to Tomorrow, an unparalleled Strolling Dinner Party to benefit CCFA, at the Poll Brothers, George Washington Manor, Roslyn, NY.
Jay has been a steadfast, loyal supporter of CCFA, as a donor and advocate for CCFA. In addition, Jay is a founder of SCOPE a program that sends inner city children to camp. He is Chairman of Project Heal the Children which provides free summer camp experiences for children of victims of the 9/11 tragedy. Jay’s work truly exemplifies the spirit of the “CCFA” Award - a champion in the community, a friend to those in need and an advocate for worthy causes.
Truly an experience not to be missed, tickets are priced at $185. A limited number of VIP tables are available at $3,750. Funds raised will support CCFA’s dual mission of inflammatory bowel disease research and education. For information about Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, or to get involved in other CCFA initiatives, call the CCFA, Long Island Chapter office, 516-222-5530.