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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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9 Powerful SEO Tips for your Small Business Website

SEO, or search engine optimization, is the practice of getting search engines to show your website when someone uses them. It can provide a great source of traffic for your website and build new customers and clients. The Most Important … 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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Marketing Madness: Not Growing As Fast As You Want? Do It Yourself Marketing Is Here!

We recommend to our clients that marketing is the key to a successful business from selling your products or services to selling yourself!  Need some inspiration to get you started? Here are 43 do-it-yourself marketing ideas that you can start … Continue reading

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