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 »
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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 »
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.
Working with clients over the years has made me appreciate marketing as a key to success. The ability to create a great product isn’t going to assure success. There are many great products and services that fail. You can’t take the “build it and they will come” approach. With a well thought out marketing plan,… Read more »
From Letter to the Editor in The Sanford News (11/9/16) Small Business Development Center helped her succeed
By: Betty Egner, Business Advisor Below are three things to consider that will help make your next wholesale trade show a success!