Category Archives: Portland Business

Taking The Law Of Attraction To The Next Level: Momentum The Qualifier for Venture Capitalists

When I first engage with a client and see their company I am looking for one key ingredient and that is; momentum! It is the x factor in a business that will lead to attracting more business to a company … Continue reading

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Portland Get’s #1 Summer Destination By Travel & Leisure: This Is Good News For Portland Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — Despite not starting until — hopefully — sometime in July, summer in Portland was voted No. 1 by Travel + Leisure for seasonal travel destinations. The ranking listed the Rose City a top vacation spot for its … Continue reading

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Portland’s Small Business Quarterly Report: A Must Read For Portland Business Professionals

We are pleased to introduce the Small Business Quarterly Report, which highlights the city’s recent work with small business.  Portland is a city that is truly passionate about its small businesses.  From new, software start-ups to multi-generational, family-run firms — small businesses … Continue reading

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NW EXEC: Total Executive Solutions

NW EXEC was created by executive professionals that are currently involved in developing successful businesses with the intention of sharing their specialized knowledge with other executives in order to promote Portland, Oregon businesses while developing the American small business economy. … Continue reading

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75 Big Marketing Ideas for Small Marketing Budgets: A Must Read For Small Business Professionals

Don’t have a six-figure marketing budget like the “big boys” to throw around?  Worry not my friends you can still go big without breaking the bank. Here are 75 big marketing ideas you can begin implementing today to grow your business regardless … Continue reading

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Tools for Going Local Online: Get Connected Through The Internet To Your Target Customer

It seems like everyone’s chasing the grail of how to use the Web to reach a local audience. Luckily, tools for reaching people in your town while they’re surfing the ‘Net have improved, and more are coming. For starters, if … Continue reading

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New Loan Program Is A Breath Of Fresh Air and Eases Stress For Small Businesses In Portland

As competition and lack of access narrow the normal channels of funding, Portland’s 40,000-plus small businesses have a new lifeline. The American Recovery Capital Loan Program, or ARC Loan, announced by the Small Business Administration last year, is designed to … Continue reading

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