New Ventures Maine is set to offer an online, tuition-free website development class, Grow Your Business Online — Promote My Site, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24.

The class will cover three main topics:

• Getting found through SEO: Familiarize and utilize search engine optimization (SEO);

• Grow with email marketing: Use email marketing to gain, keep and engage subscribers; and

• Mastering social media: Why, when, and how to leverage social media accounts.

Tools and guidance will be provided by Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with New Ventures Maine and are part of the in-depth course, which is designed to provide small business owners the tools, skills and mentorship to build a successful digital presence.

Registration is required and accessible at For more information and to register, contact Karin Petrin at 207-768-9468 or [email protected]. There is no fee for the training.

New Ventures Maine is a statewide community economic development program of the University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine System. It aims to create an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, they help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets.

All interactive classes and workshops are currently online. Individual appointments are available by video conference or phone.

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