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What is Conversion Rate Optimization?

What is Conversion Rate Optimization?

By now we know what your conversion rate is right? The number of people that visit your site is not nearly as important as the people that do something on your website. We want people to make an online purchase, download more information like a whitepaper or a catalog, subscribe to your newsletter or blog, contact you or something of that nature. Getting people to do that thing is website conversion.

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Dunegrass Memorial Day BBQ!

Dunegrass Memorial Day BBQ!

*Weather Permitting, Reservations Recommended. Please call 207-934-4513 for reservations.

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Find What Facebook Pages Like Your Facebook Business Page

Find What Facebook Pages Like Your Facebook Business Page

Creating a Facebook page for your business is a pretty good idea; most of the world seems to be on it, public business pages are indexed by search engines and it is an easy way to interact with your fans, customers and people in your industry.

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Maine Family Business Awards

PORTLAND, ME – Fifteen finalists, employees and well wishers are anticipating the Maine Family Business Awards on May 16 when they will learn who has garnered honors in the 12th year of the Awards.
The event, at the South Portland Marriott, is an opportunity to network during a 5:30p.m. reception, and later hear from Howard “Howdy” Holmes, keynote speaker, CEO of family-owned JIFFY Mixes and a former Indy 500 racecar driver. The public is welcome and reservations are available for reception, dinner, and awards by dialing 207.797.7130 or go to www.fambusiness.org.

Italian Spring Wine Dinner

Italian Spring Wine Dinner

SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011

$59 per person + tax and gratuity

3:00 PM

ITALIAN SPRING WINE DINNER

Featuring  KEN SCUPP and wines from KOBRAND

WELCOMING HORS D’OEUVRES

CROSTINI  MISTO
A VARIETY OF MIXED TOPPINGS OVER CROSTINI
CAPOSALDO PROSECCO

LOBSTER & ENDIVE

LEMON THYME AIOLI

NOZZOLE LE BRUNICHE CHARDONNAY 2008

FIDDLEHEAD & NATIVE MUSHROOMS
WITH TARRAGON &  CREAM OVER PARPADELLE

SPALETTI CHIANTI 2007

SORBETTO

ROAST MONKFISH

PANCETTA, ROASTED GARLIC, CHIANTI BUTTER AND BRAISED GREENS
CAMPO AL MARE VERMENTINO 2008

WILD BOAR AND EGGPLANT ROLLATINI
SAVORY TOMATO SAUCE
SETTE PONTI CROGNOLO 2008

DOLCE
CHIARLO NIVOLE MOSCATI D’ASTI

PLEASE CONSIDER OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS AT THE EDGEWATER

$89 PER ROOM

 

Arundel Ice Cream Shop Grand Re-Opening on Saturday May 7

Arundel Ice Cream Shop Grand Re-Opening on Saturday May 7

Ribbon Cutting at Noon at Arundel Ice Cream Shop, the best, and only, home-made ice cream shop in town! You won't want to miss the free samplings of the latest, off-the-wall flavors like BACON CRAZY ice cream and I CANT BELIEVE I AM EATING BUTTER ice Cream. Our most popular flavors include Black Raspberry, Oreo Mint, Coconut Almond Joy, Coffee Heath and Cherry Vanilla with Chocolate Chunks. All home-made, Maine-made. Open Weekends only (Fri, Sat, Sun, Noon-8 pm), then we go daily. Stop by! 1181 Portland Road, Rte. 1, Arundel, ME. https://www.facebook.com/Arundel.Ice.Cream.Shop  (207) 604 2734

 

York County Shelter Programs' facilities certified as Environmental Leaders

ALFRED –York County Shelter Programs has been recognized by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for proactive efforts in reducing the impact the organization’s southern Maine facilities have on the environment.   

The Alfred based nonprofit, which works to end homelessness and provides housing, personal growth opportunities and community resources, had its campus in Alfred, Shaker Hill Kitchens in Saco and the Bakery at Notre Dame in Alfred recently certified by the Maine DEP as Environmental Leaders. 

The Environmental Leader program is a self-guided process offered by the department as part of its Pollution Prevention program that encourages lodging facilities, restaurants and grocers to implement selected initiatives from those offered in the department developed workbook to achieve points towards certification.  Points can be earned for practices such as adopting and posting an environmental policy, serving local food,