Free website development course for small businesses

STATE – New Ventures Maine will offer a tuition-free, online website development course, Grow Your Business Online – Create My Site, for small business owners on Wednesday, August 3 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Build My Site course will cover three main topics:

• Design an effective website: bring the best of your brand to your customers

• Create site content: make a great first impression

• Create your e-commerce store: prepare, manage and develop an online store

Tips for creating a small business website will be provided by Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with New Ventures Maine and are part of the in-depth course, Grow Your Business Online, designed to provide small business owners with the tools, skills and mentoring to build a successful digital presence.

Advance registration is required and can be accessed online at bit.ly/GYBO-2CreateMySite. For more information and to register, contact Karin Petrin at 768-9468 [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. New Ventures Maine creates an environment for Maine people to set and achieve their career, financial and small business goals. Through tuition-free courses and one-on-one counseling, they help people find good jobs, start or return to college, start small businesses, manage money, and grow their assets. Personalized advice is available by appointment. For more information on courses and other programs and services offered by New Ventures Maine, visit newventuresmaine.org.