Cooperative Extension offers Marketing Classes

WESTPORT For those who live in the Westport area, own a farm, craft or small business, or are ready to start a new enterprise, the Northern Adirondack Trading Cooperative and Cornell Cooperative Extension have put together a Marketing for Profit course designed to turn ideas into profits. The course starts Monday, October 27, 2008 and will run 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through March 4, 2009. Course fee is $50. Participants can attend all 20 sessions or select those of special interest. Topics include selecting a proper website domain name, developing a website, reaching online markets, business planning, value-added licensing, insurance liability, product seasonality, financing information, and the opportunity to have your business proposal reviewed by a mock loan committee. Those interested in reserving a space for the course in Westport, may call Anita Deming, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County, at 962-4810.

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