How should you look, feel, speak, and interact in order to create your defined brand experience for customers? Great, now you can tell people the kind of company you are and the brand you want to build. But how do you translate that into tangible designed items, collateral and communications? How do you brief designers (more…)

What are some top-priority communications and experiences you can create, to make your brand come to life? Hooray – you know what brand experience you need to create and you can articulate how it looks and feels! How do you really bring it to life as a 360 degree experience? How do you make it (more…)

In this workshop we will address some of the common tax preparation questions that arise for single-member LLCs and sole proprietors. Attendees can expect the following topics to be covered: Review of how self-employment and income taxes are calculated for disregarded entities Tax deductible expenses Easy and practical methods of record keeping Important tax deadlines Common tax (more…)

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), a nonprofit community development organization, with the support of Maine State Housing Authority, will offer Homebuyer Education class, a 4 session course, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Thinking about buying a home? Attend CEI’s Home Buyer Education class to get more information about programs that (more…)

In this workshop we will address some of the common tax preparation questions that arise for S-Corporations, Multi-Member LLCs, and Partnerships. Attendees can expect the following topics to be covered: Review of how flow-through entities are taxed and what filings are required Review of how self-employment and income taxes are calculated for Multi-Member LLCs and Partnerships (more…)

Do you want to set your small business up for success on social media? In this workshop we’ll talk about how to define your goals, determine which social media channels are best for your business, and understand how to reach your target audience. We’ll also discuss what type of content you should be sharing, which metrics (more…)

Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI), a nonprofit community development organization, with the support of Maine State Housing Authority, will offer the Homebuyer Education class, a 2 day course, on Saturday, February 10, and 17 at Maine Real Estate Network at 75 John Roberts Road in South Portland. Thinking about buying a home? Attend CEI’s Home Buyer (more…)

Are you a small business owner who is unsure of what or when to post on social media, and never has enough time to strategize? In this workshop you’ll learn how to set up and implement a social media content calendar, utilize the scheduling feature on Facebook, and gain helpful resources to minimize daily frustration (more…)

Are your social media marketing efforts failing to generate the results you want? Are you unsure of when to pay for ads or how much to spend on them? This workshop is designed to simplify the best practices of paid advertising across multiple social media channels. We’ll cover the budgeting, planning, execution, adjustment and analysis (more…)

In this workshop, we’ll learn how to make a budget that finally works – even if your income is unpredictable, you’re in debt, your situation is in flux, or all of the above – by using a zero-based budget. We’ll also discuss how to figure out how much to pay yourself and how to know (more…)