IWW Express: Build Your Business (MaineStream Finance)
The Incubator Without Walls (IWW) program helps people start and expand businesses with ten or fewer employees through a number of course offerings. During the 12-session class we will discuss Business Concept, Legal Structures of Business, The Importance of a Business Plan, Sales and Marketing, Credit and Loans, Record Keeping, Financials and Cash Flow, as well as many other topics.
Venturing Forth: Business Planning for Entrepreneurs (New Ventures Maine)
A 60-hour course in business planning. The following topics are covered in depth: your customer, competition, marketing, record keeping, taxes, financing, legal aspects, and more. At the end of the class, you will have a completed business plan.
Free Webinars on Writing Business Plan (SCORE)
Experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business planning.
Maine Small Business Development Center
Certified business advisors help businesses at all stages to provide individualized business development assistance.
Offers free one-on-one consultation to help create a business plan for a new business or one that can use some analytical help.
Coastal Enterprises, Inc
Offer free and confidential business counseling.