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Computer Tutoring & Consultation

$45

with Cathy VanDyke, RSU #13 Adult and Community Education

Private Tutoring & Consultation. Need assistance learning to use your computer? Work at your own pace with the instructor to get the individual help you need. Topics are limited to those covered in our array of courses. Bring your laptop or use a desktop provided in the McLain School Computer Lab. $45/hour by appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 594-9764.

Refunds: Course cost will be refunded, less a $5 processing fee, if you withdraw one week prior to the first class. If you withdraw prior to the second class, you will be refunded 50%.

Digital Literacy for Seniors-Any Topic

Free

with Tina Monreal, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jun 11, 2019 at 2 pm

Bring your question and learn on our computers.

Digital Literacy for Seniors-Navigating the Web

Free

with Tina Monreal, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar May 28, 2019 at 2 pm

Learn how to search the internet, search engines, web safety, etc.

Digital Marketing Certificate

$495

with Dan Belhassen, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jun 3, 2019

Come get a fundamental yet advanced introduction to eMarketing, including improving email promotions, analyzing your web site traffic, doing search engine optimization, and how to successfully employ online advertising. 

Relevant for any type of organization, including businesses, companies, non-profits, and government agencies. No eMarketing experience or expertise necessary. If you are already at an advanced level, your instructors are experts and can provide the latest most advanced information and answer your toughest questions.

Digital Marketing Suite

$279

with ed2go, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Apr 17, 2019 , runs for 8 weeks

Digital Marketing Suite

 

Marketing Your Business on the Internet

Find out how to market your business on the Internet, even if you have little or no money to spend! In this practical, hands-on course, you'll discover proven methods that will help you establish an Internet presence and build an online brand identity. You'll learn how search engine optimization (SEO) works and how to track your site's performance using Web analytics. You'll understand how to use online advertising, email marketing, and social media (including blogs) to drive business to your Web site. Finally, you'll learn how to keep your visitors coming back again and again! Throughout the course, you'll learn to think strategically about marketing your website, products, and services using Internet technologies. You'll explore how to use an Internet marketing checklist and other tools and materials to develop a sound online business strategy. Before you know it, you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to develop a winning Internet marketing plan for your own business.

Using Social Media in Business One of the biggest challenges for most business owners is to find a continuous supply of new customers. Over the past decade, some have differentiated themselves by leveraging the Internet and social media to do just that. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this course will give you a solid foundation and thorough understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business.

As you progress through the course, you'll master a simple process for making social media work for you. You'll learn about the five most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—and study secrets for using them and other social media platforms to promote your business. You'll also see how you can build a social media team and automate your social media activities so that you can leverage the power of social media without adding another full-time job to your plate. And finally, you'll gain techniques for measuring and tracking your social media success.  In today's fast-paced and globally connected environment, social media is a game changer for businesses and business owners who use this powerful medium in the right way. So whether you're looking for a new way to market your business or simply hoping to gain a better understanding about the excitement that surrounds social media, this course will empower you.

Achieving Top Search Engine Positions The vast majority of Web traffic comes from search engines. That means the most important thing you can do to increase your website's traffic is to improve its search engine ranking. To do that, you have to understand both the art and science of search engine optimization (SEO). In this course, you'll gain the knowledge you need to boost your website's visibility. You'll discover how search engines crawl the Web, rank websites, and find previously undiscovered sites, and learn which HTML tags are key to getting sites on a search engine's radar. You'll also explore how to select keywords, why you should amass as many potential keyword choices as possible, and which keywords hold the most potential. In addition, we'll discuss why you should complete a pre-submission analysis, how to do a post-submission analysis using tools such as Google Analytics, and how to manage the SEO cycle to maximize results. By the end of the course, you'll have mastered proven, step-by-step SEO strategies that you can implement right away.

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Excel 016, Intermediate Level Workshop

$50

with Corinne Dellatorre, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 3, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks
Looking to improve your Excel skills? In four sessions, students will learn to build pivot tables, use database features, manage multiple worksheets, create pick lists and protect formulas. If you have a basic understanding of Excel and want to become more efficient, then this class is for you!

Excel 2016

$116

with Corinne Dellatorre, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 6, 2019 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
Interested in Microsoft Excel 2013? In this class, students become familiar with Excel commands, formulas, functions, and spreadsheets. Prerequisite: Familiarity with Windows and computer basics, or permission from instructor.

Excel, Advanced 2016 (2)

$58

with Corinne Dellatorre, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 28, 2019 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks
For students experienced with Excel, this class builds upon prior knowledge and skills. Areas of focus include VLOOKUP, pivot tables, and using drop-down lists to make data entry easier. Prerequisite: MS Excel, or comparable Excel experience.




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