RUMFORD – The River Valley Technology Center, the River Valley Growth Council and the River Valley Chamber of Commerce will present Business Lunch and Learn on Feb. 18. The topic is “The Basics of E-Commerce.”

The seminar will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the River Valley Technology Center, 60 Lowell St., Rumford. The cost is $10 and includes lunch. River Valley Chamber of Commerce members pay $8. Prepayment is required; there will be no refunds issued. Preregistration is required by calling Lorraine at 369-0396 or e-mail [email protected] by Feb. 13.

Participants will learn the basics of e-commerce: how Web sites and search engines work; how to register a domain name; and how a Web site can enhance the overall business model. Participants will also learn about easy-to-use Web site templates and where to go for more assistance.

The seminar is aimed at business owners or prospective business owners wishing to better understand how the Internet and a physical storefront work hand-in-hand. The presenter will be Greg Gould, a certified business counselor with Maine Small Business Development Center.

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