Posts Tagged: Yury Nabokov

What Owners Need to Know About Doing Business Overseas – Wade Merritt

As anyone can imagine, expanding your business is a huge undertaking in itself, but trying to enter into the foreign markets brings its own set of challenges and hurdles.  Bangor native, Wade Merritt, has made it his mission to help Maine businesses break into foreign markets by overcoming these challenges through his job heading the… Read more »

What Owners Need to Know About Maine Technology Grants – Amy Leshure

If you’re an innovator with an idea or product that can stimulate Maine’s economy and create jobs in the state, then you might want to reach out to the Maine Technology Institute. Since 1999, MTI has been offering grants, loans, equity investments and services to help support Maine’s innovation economy and entrepreneurship. Amy Leshure of… Read more »

What Owners Need to Know About E-Commerce – Becky McKinnell

Selling online is more than just slapping up a website with pictures and prices. Becky McKinnell, founder of iBec Creative, where they’re known for building successful ecommerce sites, encourages you to think like a customer when it comes to offering them a website with the best customer experience. But you also want to make sure… Read more »

What Owners Need to Know About Customer Service – John Kenneally

If there’s one thing John Kenneally would want all businesses to remember, it’s that without customers your business doesn’t exist. That being said, how do you make sure you’re giving the best customer service?  Well, the emotional intelligence and social intelligence of the people you hire play a huge role in that. Certainly hiring people… Read more »

Hiring Veterans and Transitioning Military: What You Need to Know – Bill Benson

Maine needs skilled, experienced workers, and transitioning military might be at least part of the answer. Boots2Roots is an organization that helps transitioning military find and land jobs in Maine, playing matchmaker with companies and organizations that are looking for a wide variety of skilled employees. Executive Director, Bill Benson, shares why Maine employers and… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Business Plans – Gigi Guyton

Are you running your business without a business plan? Is it because the marketing component has you scratching your head? How do you know where to get the information about potential customers and competitors so that you can put together a meaningful plan? In this week’s episode, we’ll chat with Certified Business Advisor Gigi Guyton… Read more »

What Owners Need to Know About Risk and Business Insurance – Josh Fifield

Understanding business insurance may not be the reason you went into business in the first place, but not understanding risk, coverage, and compliance could undermine everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve. In today’s interview, we talk with Josh Fifield, Senior Account Executive at Clark Insurance. He shares some new forces that could be driving… Read more »