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Entrepreneurship Workshop - Starting Your Own Business
with Jim Potter West Bay Rotary
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 Thurs 9/27 CHRHS Rm 223 This class is taught by members of the West Bay Rotary Club of Camden.
Introduction to Independent Publishing
with Jane Karker
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 6:30-8:30 p.m. Class Thurs 11/15 CHRHS Rm 220 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.