The River Valley Technology Center, the River Valley Growth Council and the River Valley Chamber of Commerce are proud to present another great Business Lunch and Learn opportunity. This month’s topic is “The Basics of E-Commerce.”

The seminar will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday,

February 18, 2009
at the River Valley Technology Center on 60 Lowell Street, Rumford, Maine. The cost is $10 and includes your lunch. River Valley Chamber of Commerce members pay only $8. Pre-payment is required; there will be no refunds issued. Pre-registration is required by calling Lorraine at 207-369-0396 or e-mail [email protected] by February 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.

Who should attend?

Business owners or prospective business owners wishing to:

Better understand how the Internet and a bricks and mortar storefront work hand-in-hand

Learn what it takes to maximize your on-line presence.

What you will learn:

Resources to create your own Web site.

Tips and tool of effective web marketing.

Presenter: Greg Gould is a certified business counselor with Maine Small Business Development Center.

The Lunch and Learn Seminars’ purpose is to provide information to entrepreneurs, start-ups and existing businesses in an affordable way. Anyone can gather resources and information for long-term success. In addition, the seminars are intended to facilitate networking among businesses or entrepreneurs in similar activities.

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