• Business News & Resource Blog

    Check here for a roundup of information, news, workshops, financial assistance opportunities, and more to help your business survive and thrive.
    Sunday, August 16, 2020
    Webinar: Seeking Forgiveness: Planning Your PPP Forgiveness Application

    As of August 10, the SBA has started to accept PPP forgiveness applications. Many recipients of PPP funding have taken a look at the forgiveness application and are realizing that this is far more complex than the loan application they grappled with earlier.

    Jessie Perkins

    Monday, July 6, 2020
    Understanding Communications: Messages that connect in COVID times

    In this webinar we will discuss how messages and marketing need to change in order to successfully connect with target audiences. We’ll look at how brain chemistry influences decision making and simple but effective ways to communicate.

    Jessie Perkins

    Monday, May 18, 2020
    Series of Webinars RE: Things to know when re-launching your business

    The Small Business Development Center of Maine is offering several webinars geared toward helping your business get ready for whatever comes next. Register for any of the following for free!

    Jessie Perkins

    Friday, May 15, 2020
    June 10 Free webinar with MaineBiz: What does "open" look like? Part One: Preparation and Accountability

    What do employers need to have in place prior to bringing back employees? Screening and monitoring rules Where to go for the information Workplace safety What do you need/what are the costs Are employees ready to go back Workplace liability Family First COVID Sick Act What do businesses need to invite customers into their place of business? Customer safety rules Your liability Where to go for questions

    Jessie Perkins

    Friday, April 24, 2020
    Navigating The Legal And Financial Issues during The Covid-19 Pandemic: Presented Exclusively For Maine's Construction Industry

    Navigating the legal and financial issues during the covid-19 pandemic: presented exclusively for maine's construction industry

    Jessie Perkins

    Friday, April 24, 2020
    April 29: Webinar for Sole Proprietor Businessed Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic

    This webinar will focus on the short- and long-term issues arising from the pandemic for sole proprietors - with suggested solutions. Brought to you by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce.

    Jessie Perkins