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English Essentials

Free

with Emily Nash

Calendar Jan 6, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 21 weeks

If you want to practice strategies for reading and writing in a safe, friendly environment, this is the course for you. Reading and writing are complex. The teacher will share the skills necessary to understand what you read, and to build your vocabulary and your confidence with writing. Using articles, books, vocabulary exercises and online computer applications, increase your ability to read, write, remember, and feel confident in the world. Ongoing enrollment.

Please contact Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110 or adultedinfo@ellsworthschools.org to make an appointment with our student advisor before registering for this class.

Building Credibility Through Content- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series

$50

with Kate Belinski

Calendar Feb 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Whether text, photo, or video, content is a key pillar of any well-developed marketing strategy. You will learn how to: get past writer’s block, gain tips to get you writing. You’ll also build your content plan, organize your content efficiently and expand your organic reach. These topics with include tips to ‘get you found’ and the art of repurposing content.  Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.

 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.  

Low Cost Marketing with Google- Small Business Academy: Market Visibility & Finding Your Ideal Customer Series

$50

with Shannon Byers

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Explore Google My Business & Google Trends, free tools connecting with customers on Google Search and Maps.  In addition, you will learn how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.  Please bring Your laptop or device.  Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020. 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.  

"The Nuts & Bolts of Employment":Small Business Academy-Human Resources & Leadership vs. Management Series

$50

with Storey & Swanson

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Hiring, job descriptions, employee handbooks, employee morale and relations, teamwork, retention.  What are the top 3 things you need to know as a small business owner.  Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.  Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.  This workshop is presented by Anne-Marie Story, Attorney, Rudman & Winchell and Terri Swanson, Swanson Consulting & Associates. 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Google Sheets - Basic

$65

with TBA

Calendar Mar 16, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Sheets are spreadsheet files.  Spreadsheets were traditionally ledgers for financial recordkeeping but now spreadsheets are used for organizing, tracking and retrieving all kinds of information.  Google sheets is a user friendly on-line tool similar to Microsoft Excel. It’s free and accessible from all devices and easy to share.  Learn how to: 1) create basic spreadsheet and 2) use formulas, filters, and more as time permits. Basic computer skills, including hardware and software basics, surfing the internet, a Gmail account and exposure to Google drive are    required for this workshop.  Makeup class (if needed) 04/06/20 

 

Be My Guest: Small Business Academy-Human Resources & Leadership vs. Management Series

$50

with Terri Swanson

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

 Whether you are welcoming a new employee or a new customer, the experience should be such a memorable one that employees and customers return.  Join us to learn and share successful tips to bring amazing experiences to your people. Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Am I a Leader or Manager: Small Business Academy-Human Resources & Leadership vs. Management Series

$50

with Terri Swanson

Calendar Mar 24, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

As a small business owner, these roles are often played by the same person.  How do you know which hat to wear? Join us for this session and learn how navigate between these two critical roles. Make up date, if needed. March 31, 2020.

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   

Overpaying or Under Insured-Guide to Finding the Right Mix of Commercial Insurance: Small Business Academy-Managing Business Operations & Keeping it Running Series

$50

with Kevin Foster

Calendar Apr 7, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

So many business people know insurance is important, but don’t know how to shop around.  Learn about why it’s important to have insurance, no matter how small your business and how to compare different types of coverages, companies, options and explore Liability, versus Commercial Property and Automotive, Workers Comp and more. There will be some hands-on work comparing options, so you can learn how to read, interpret and choose just the right policies at the right price for your business. 

We encourage you to take all the workshops in our Small Business Academy.  Search for Small Business Academy and all nine courses will appear.  If you sign up for all nine and come to 7 you will receive a refund of $200.  The Small Business Academy is sponsored by Machias Savings Bank.   





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