PARTNERS PORTAL

Our Town Belfast Partners enjoy many promotional benefits depending on their level of support.  Now, in addition to promotional benefits and business resources, Our Town Belfast’s business Partners are also being given access to an exclusively produced web series geared towards professional online development.  

EXCLUSIVE WEB COURSES FOR OUR PARTNERS

For the partners of Our Town Belfast, we’ve been developing some online professional development opportunities. By using local knowledge combined with an online platform, you can learn on your schedule about topics that can help your business or non-profit. You can also connect with other OTB partners on this site about these topics and help out colleagues who are focusing on the same things you are.

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING COURSE: 

1: Why Social Media And Picking Your Platforms, 2: Setting Social Media Goals, 3: Facebook 101, 4: Twitter 101, 5: LinkedIn, 6: Instagram, 7: Pinterest, 8: Google+, 9: Youtube, 10: Interpreting Stats (For Your Goals), 11: Paid Ads

E-COMMERCE 101 COURSE

1: Why Ecommerce And Your Main Options, 2: Form Software Options, 3: Third Party Carts, 4: Your Website Cart, 5: Payment Gateways, 6: Recurring Costs, 7: Ecommerce Concepts

Thank you to the Bangor Savings Bank foundation for making this course collaboration between Our Town Belfast and Nicole at Breaking Even, Inc. possible! Want to see more video tutorials from OTB? Email us your ideas at info@ourtownbelfast.org.

PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS FOR OUR PARTNERS

**Because we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we cannot promote sales or tell people where to spend their money, however we can promote your events and promotions (trunk sales, wine tastings, art openings, new merchandise, business expansion, new employees, new ownership, renovations, etc) through our website www.ourtownbelfast.org, through our e-newsletter with more than 1300 subscibers, and through our Facebook page with 4500 fans and counting. 

We love to share the good news of our community businesses with our friends and subscribers!  Send press for your local events to info@ourtownbelfast.org for social media, web promotion, and postings on our events calendar.

BUSINESS MEET-UPS AND RESOURCES

Downtown Business Coffee Club: Our Town Belfast’s monthly gathering of downtown business persons. Join us for coffee, light breakfast refreshments, and a guided discussion on issues important to us all. Held the 4th Tuesday of every month from 8-9am at different downtown business locations.

Chamber “Business After Hours”: The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce coordinates a monthly “after hours” meeting for local professionals and business owners to mingle and network. Held the in the evening the 4th Wednesday of every month at various area-businesses.