It was a record year for Maine small businesses securing capital to start and grow their companies in 2016, according to a recently released annual report compiled by the Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC).
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Record Year for Client Success in Securing Capital * Hiding in Plain Site – The IRS Website * Meet an Advisor * Meet a Partner * Upcoming Events
Maine SBDC client Joel Alex and his business Blue Ox Malthouse featured in Maine Startup Insider! The other thing that emboldened me to pursue this and decline graduate school was that I had come across Top Gun, I had come across the Maine SBDC. Because in November 2012 when I made the decision to pursue… Read more »
The IRS has taken great strides to keep the website updated. They offer an Interactive Tax Assistant for Questions, detailed PDF publications on topics, and videos for free. While it is true that the materials are written to answer general situations or questions, often this is enough for the client to feel comfortable in understanding more of their own situation.
View our full January 2017 Newsletter (PDF download) In this update: Helping weave new future for family business * Growing in 2017: Time for a Marketing Plan * Meet an Advisor * Meet a Partner * Trade Show Seminar
PORTAGE LAKE — An Aroostook County native and former marine said her purchase of Portage Lakeside Cabins, not far from her childhood stomping grounds, fulfills her longtime dream for a business while allowing her to raise her children in a region she loves. In a transaction finalized Sept. 13, Shannon Currier purchased the business for… Read more »
Exhibiting at a trade show is an investment. Learn how to make the most of your next wholesale trade show at one (or all three) of our Trade Show Success seminars!
What is a marketing plan and why do you need one? Marketing plans help you plan to grow your business and achieve your goals. Template included.
View our full December 2016 Newsletter (PDF download) In this update: Changing the funeral industry * LLC or S-Corp – Why not both? * Meet an Advisor * Meet a Partner
Have you narrowed down your section of a business entity to two choices – LLC or S-Corp? This article will help those confused on the differences.