Let’s Talk Maine Seafood

Take part in this fun, informative webinar and learn how to prepare an entire meal featuring the best of Maine seafood, using traceable, sustainable food sources from the coast of Maine! Join three industry leaders from their home kitchens to learn about the variety of sustainable Maine seafood available today, tips for preparing it, and… Read more »

2020 Island Teachers Conference

Striving for Equity: Rural Educators as Courageous Leaders The Island Institute’s Education Team is excited to bring you our annual Island Teacher Conference—completely online for the first time, October 8-9! The conference offered a variety of learning opportunities centered around our theme, “Striving for Equity: Rural Educators as Courageous Leaders.” The theme was chosen in… Read more »

What’s Your Best Business Structure — S-Corp, LLC, or Sole-Proprietor?

Entity selection is a crucial decision made by business owners early in their company’s life. While some entity options allow for growth and expansion, other entity options could come with burdensome costs and unexpected consequences. In this free webinar, we covered the different types of entity options used by most small businesses and the pros… Read more »

Driving Results and Sales with Online Marketing

In this virtual session, we helped develop a plan of attack to drive sales for the holidays and beyond. We will offered quick tips for success in driving sales on social media, on your website, with email, and paid advertising tactics that drive results. This session also included how to measure your results and tips… Read more »

Developing Your Marketing Plan of Attack

Every successful endeavor starts with a plan. In this free webinar, we walked through how to develop your plan of attack for the holiday season and beyond. We reviewed how to set goals, where to prioritize your time, and steps for success with your website, social media, search, email and other advertising. This session included… Read more »

Coastal Maine Voices: Let’s Talk Lobster

In this special online event we discussed the challenges and opportunities facing Maine’s lobster businesses in 2020, and the recent impacts felt by this core Maine industry. We talked about the shifts and challenges that are reverberating through the industry in a number of ways, from market depletion to workforce safety, as well as opportunities… Read more »