Grow Your Business Online

  • Program Area: Start a Business
  • Date: January 12, 2021 to April 16, 2021
  • Time of day: Enroll anytime. Work at your own pace. Complete by April 16.
  • Delivery: Online

Class Description

The goal of this training experience is to give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence to create a compelling web presence & website for your small business.

Work online at your own pace through these self-guided courses: 

  • Choose the right tools: Identify which GoDaddy products fit your business
  • Evaluate your brand: What branding can accomplish for your business
  • Design an effective website: Bring the best of your brand to your customers
  • Creating site content: Make a great first impression 
  • Create your eCommerce store: Prepare, manage, and grow an online store
  • Getting found through SEO: Familiarize and utilize search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Grow with email marketing: Use email marketing to gain, keep and engage subscribers
  • Mastering social media: Why, when, and how to leverage social media accounts
  • Offer exceptional sales and service experiences: Create an exceptional experience
  • Protect your website: Learn how to protect your customers and your brand

Additional facilitated orientation and work/lab sessions are included.

The course is targeted to established businesses and requires the use of an internet-accessible device.

Grow Your Business Online is the Empower by GoDaddy program in partnership with New Ventures Maine.  By completing five modules within the course, you qualify for access to free products, services, and support through GoDaddy.

Requirements for Free Products and Services:

  • To receive one free domain (.com or .org) and website hosting for 2 years: attend an Orientation or Virtual Drop In Session.
  • To receive one free branded email address and be enrolled in a 50% Discount Program beyond the first two (2) years of this program: publish your website or complete five (5) courses.

Registration/More Info

Enroll anytime, complete by April 16th.
Contact Karin Petrin at 207-768-9468 or karin.petrin@maine.edu
Click Here To Register

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