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FACE TIME : Local Tech Events

Wednesday, March 9, EBay 102: Tips and Tricks of Power Sellers. Seminar on the profitable habits of a home-based business, multiple listing software, auction management sites, market analysis, and successful customer service and retention.

6:30 to 9:30 p.m., First Class Lifelong Learning Center, 1726 20th St. NW. Sponsor: First Class Lifelong Learning Center. Cost: $29 for members; $39 for nonmembers. Registration is required. Contact: 202-797-5102, takeaclass@aol.com. Event Web site: www.takeaclass.org.

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Wednesday, March 9, Drive Customers to Your Web Site With Online Marketing. Workshop for small businesses with Web sites on increasing sales and exposure to search engines.

1 to 4 p.m., 1110 Vermont Ave. NW. Sponsor: Service Corps of Retired Executives. Cost: $40. Contact: 202-606-4000, Ext. 287. Event Web site: www.scoredc.org.

Wednesday, March 9, Tips and Strategies for Getting Your Small Business Online. Workshop on how to put a company on the Web and improve a Web site.

9 a.m. to noon, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW. Sponsor: Service Corps of Retired Executives. Cost: $40. Contact: 202-606-4000, Ext. 287. Event Web site: www.scoredc.org.

Thursday, March 10, Titans of Technology Breakfast. Executive networking event with Computer Sciences Corp. President Michael W. Laphen on keeping a company ahead of the curve.

7 to 9:30 a.m., Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. Sponsor: Northern Virginia Technology Council. Cost: $50 for members; $80 for nonmembers. Contact: Jennifer Maginnis, 703-904-7878, jmaginnis@nvtc.org. Event Web site: online.nvtc.org/calendar/dycalendar.cfm.

Thursday, March 10, Telecom Merger Mania. A panel of experts discusses the drivers and trends that are reshaping the telecommunications landscape.

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., 17th floor, Tysons Corner. Sponsor: TelecomHub. Cost: Varies. Contact: TelecomHUB@yahoo.com. Event Web site: www.telecomhub.org.

Send information on area technology events to facetime@washpost.comat least two weeks in advance. Please model your entry on the information listed above, and include the event date in the subject field of your e-mail.


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