Marketing assets

Free website development workshop scheduled for May 24

New Ventures Maine is set to offer a tuition-free, online website development course, Growing Your Business Online – Promote My Site, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24.

The course will cover three main topics:

• Get found through SEO: Familiarize yourself with search engine optimization (SEO);

• Grow with email marketing: use email marketing to gain, retain and engage subscribers; and

• Mastering social media: why, when and how to take advantage of social media accounts.

Tools and guidance will be provided by Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with New Ventures Maine and are part of the in-depth course, which is designed to provide small business owners with the tools, skills and mentorship needed to establish a successful digital presence.

Registration is mandatory and accessible at For more information and to register, contact Karin Petrin at 207-768-9468 or [email protected]. There is no charge for the training.

New Ventures Maine is a statewide community economic development program at the University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine System. It aims to create an environment for people in Maine to set and achieve their career, financial and small business goals. Through tuition-free courses and one-on-one coaching, they help people find great jobs, start or return to college, start small businesses, manage money, and grow their assets.

All courses and interactive workshops are currently online. Individual appointments are possible by videoconference or by telephone.