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Business Planning For Small Business Owners


with Jim Potter West Bay Rotary

Calendar Nov 15, 2017 at 6 pm

Many small business owners are so busy managing their own firms on a daily basis they have little to no time for intermediate to long range planning. The Vocational Services Committee of West Bay Rotary in Camden is offering a one night small business planning seminar on subjects such as tax, retirement, change of ownership, and succession planning. Many have benefitted from our previous workshops. Don’t miss out. Registration $40. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Wed 11/15 CHRHS Rm 223 This workshop is presented by the Vocational Committee of West Bay Rotary.


Entrepreneurship Workshop - Starting Your Own Business


with Jim Potter West Bay Rotary

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Once again, members of West Bay Rotary will present this popular class for students who are thinking about starting their own business. Sessions will cover topics new entrepreneurs need to know such as financing, legal concerns, accounting and tax issues, writing a business plan, sales and marketing and managing a successful business as well as the traits necessary for successful entrepreneurship. Speakers and panel members are all West Bay Rotary members who either own or have owned their own businesses. A staff member from the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development will also make a presentation outlining their services for new entrepreneurs. Class size is limited and participants must attend all classes. Registration $35. 5 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 9/27 CHRHS Rm 223 This class is taught by members of the West Bay Rotary Club of Camden, all of whom either own or have owned their own businesses.


Secrets of Successful Indie Publishing


with Jane Karker

Calendar Nov 16, 2017 at 6:15 pm

Are you ready to publish your book independently? Advances in printing technology have created a boom in independent publishing. Many first time authors as well as previously published authors are choosing to self-publish. This class will guide authors through the steps needed to publish responsibly and effectively while avoiding the many pitfalls in the fast-changing world of independent publishing. We will cover the importance of editing, eBooks, marketing plans, and the technical assistance you need to get your book in print. Registration $20. 1 night 6:15-8:30 p.m. Class Thurs 11/16 CHRHS Rm 218 Jane Karker lives in Maine and is the owner and president of Maine Authors Publishing & Cooperative and the newly emerging Boston Writers Publishing & Cooperative. With over 20 years of experience in the publishing and printing industry, Jane is well qualified to address affordable ways to produce, publish and market books for self-publishing authors.


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