The Big Decision: Static or Dynamic?

When you are getting ready to build a new site or redesign your current one there are a lot of decisions that you will need to make – what it will look like, what content you are providing, how you will market the site, and who will be updating the site, to name a few! One of the most important decisions is who is going to be developing the site. Every development team has their own methods and ways of creating a solution for your web needs. Some teams build static websites and others go with dynamic sites. Both sites look the same to you visitors, but make a huge difference in how content is edited. So what is that difference? Let me explain.

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April Maine Tweetup on 4/28

April Maine Tweetup on 4/28

Come out and meet some of your favorite tweeps IRL! (In Real Life, as if you didn't know.)

April's Maine Tweetup will be Thursday night, 6pm - 9pm, 4/28 at Brian Boru's.

Think warm weather thoughts! If you do, we can hang out on the outside deck.

If you want to meet cool folks from Maine but you're not on Twitter yet, go ahead and get started now.

RSVP is not required, but you can do so anyway at our Facebook page.

Advanced Social Media Marketing - 6/28/2011

Advanced Social Media Marketing - 6/28/2011

What to Expect:

This 1/2 day presentation is for businesses, non-profits and individuals who are active in social media (you blog, or tweet, or have a Facebook business page) but are looking to take things to the next level.

Social Media Marketing for Beginners (6/14/2011)

Social Media Marketing for Beginners (6/14/2011)

This 1/2 day presentation is for businesses, non-profits and individuals who don't have a social media presence, or are just getting started with social media, or just don't know what to do with the social media they already have in place.

A good portion of the seminar will be in how to set up your accounts the right way, how to find and network with people online, and how to avoid classic mistakes in social media.

Who Should Attend?

Any business owners, marketers, PR professionals or non-profiteers who feel like their being left behind when it comes to social media.

What Will You Learn?
  • How to setup your Facebook profile and business page and get people to "like" you
  • How to manage your privacy on Facebook and other platforms
  • How to get started with Twitter and use it to drive traffic to your website or business
  • How to build your LinkedIn network so t

One Stop Shopping - Yard, Plant & Bake Sale - Bowdoin

One Stop Shopping - Yard, Plant & Bake Sale - Bowdoin

One Stop Shopping - Yard, Plant & Bake Sale on Saturday, May 21st from 9am - 2pm at the West Bowdoin Baptist Church, 54 West Road, Bowdoin, Maine.   All proceeds go to the West Bowdoin Baptist Church's Women's Mission Circle and Building Fund. For more information, call Angela Wheeler at 353-9447.

Wendy Tardif named Executive Director of the Dempsey Center

LEWISTON, ME (Friday, April 15, 2011) - The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Wendy Tardif as Executive Director. Tardif has maintained close ties with the Center over the years, serving as Event Manager of the Dempsey Challenge, the Center’s primary fundraising vehicle, and as the Center’s interim director since December, 2010.

"We're thrilled to have Wendy in this role," said President and CEO of Central Maine Healthcare, Peter Chalke. "She has demonstrated great leadership ability with the Demspey Challenge and has been instrumental in initiating wellness programs throughout the community. The Dempsey Center will benefit greatly with her leadership."

Tardif earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maine, Orono.

How to Build and Promote a Business Blog

How to Build and Promote a Business Blog

Would you like to increase your online visibility? Drive more qualified leads to your site? Maximize your social media marketing? Then you need to build an effective blog.

A business blog is the linchpin of your online marketing. It will increase your search engine visibility, optimize your social media activity, and build your business. Whether you're just getting started with blogging or have a blog that isn't delivering the results you want, you need to attend this workshop.