3 reasons to break up with a customer

It was late at night when they checked in, a husband and wife who had booked two weeks at my inn in Bar Harbor back when I was an innkeeper. I knew within five minutes of their arrival this was not going to go well. They demanded service that I was not able to provide […]

5 places to find Maine-made gifts this holiday season

Tis the season to support Maine businesses with your holiday shopping dollars. By shopping local and purchasing from Maine businesses, you’re supporting hardworking entrepreneurs, artisans and communities. Plus, your gift recipients will be happy when they are presented with something that is uniquely made in Maine.  It’s a no brain-ah. You will find many stores that […]

Your nonprofit group may be eligible for free help from Google

Did you know that Google offers programs designed specifically for nonprofit organizations? This is worth checking out if your nonprofit organization could use a marketing boost and has a limited budget. The Google for Nonprofits program offers tools specifically designed to help nonprofit organizations promote themselves, reach potential donors and volunteers, and monitor the effectiveness […]