New Ventures Maine slates business classes

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — New Ventures Maine is now offering a Business Success Series of workshops online at 12 noon Tuesdays through Nov. 17.

Participants may take one or all of these free, interactive sessions. Each workshop is designed to provide concrete tools and resources.

Upcoming topics include: Oct. 13, Your Marketing Strategy; Oct. 20, Pricing Strategies; Oct. 27, Bookkeeping Solutions; Nov. 3, Projecting Cash Flow; Nov. 10, Quickbooks — Is it Right for Me?; and Nov. 17,  Tax Readiness for the Self Employed.

All sessions will be facilitated live by New Ventures Maine microenterprise trainers from all over the state.  Anyone who is ready to start or grow their business is welcome to join. Pre-registration is required by 11 a.m. the day of the workshop (recordings are not available).

  Karin petrin, Microenterprise Specialist for New Ventures Maine in Aroostook County and one of the trainers in the series, said, “Business owners and budding entrepreneurs may have confidence in parts of their planning process but need more knowledge in others. This series provides specific sessions devoted to the topics you want to know more about in bite sized pieces.”

 New Ventures Maine helps Maine people find success in their jobs, businesses and communities through free classes and workshops, and one-on-one coaching in three program areas: Build a Career, Start a Business, and Manage your Money.

For more information or to register, visit or contact Petrin at New Ventures Maine’s Presque Isle office at 207-768-9468, or e-mail

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