New Ventures Maine will offer an online, tuition-free website development workshop, Grow Your Business Online – Create My Site, on Wednesday, April 27 from 6–7:30 p.m.

 The Create My Site class will cover three main topics:

  • Design an effective website: bring the best of your brand to your customers
  • Create site content: make a great first impression
  • Create your eCommerce store: prepare, manage, and grow an online store

Tools and guidance for creating a small business website will be provided by Empower by GoDaddy in partnership with New Ventures Maine and are part of the in-depth course, Grow Your Business Online, designed to provide small business owners the tools, skills and mentorship to build a successful digital presence.

Pre-registration is required and accessible online at For more information and to register, contact Karin Petrin at 207-768-9468 or There is no fee for the training.

New Ventures Maine is a statewide community economic development program of the University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maine System. New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, they help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. All interactive classes and workshops are currently online. Individual appointments are available by video conference or phone. For more information on classes and other programs and services offered by New Ventures Maine, visit