November 25, 2020  
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
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Portland, Maine Resources for Entrepreneurs

Our goal is to help as many Maine entrepreneurs as possible. You can find a growing list of resources for Portland entrepreneurs right here.

Maine Entrepreneurial Resources

This is Step One. If you haven't already done so, browse our list of Maine entrepreneurial resources. These state-level resources can be very useful to Portland entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Maine for that matter.

We've got information on venture capital groups in Maine, Maine angel investors, instructions on how to incorporate in Maine and much more.

Use the link below to access our Maine entrepreneurial resources:

Useful Information on Portland, Maine

Did you know that approximately 64,000 people live in Portland? That's the count according to recent census data.

Portland, Maine Newspaper Advertising

Want to advertise a Portland, ME business? If you are already doing business in Portland, it's important to get the word out and attract new customers. Newspaper advertising is a proven way to bring in new business.

Fortunately, we've made it easy to find out how much newspaper advertising costs in Portland, Maine.

Radio Advertising Portland, Maine

The power of radio advertising should never be underestimated. To make life a little easier for Portland business owners, we've assembled a list of radio advertising costs in your area.

Starting a Business in Portland, Maine

If you are a first-time entrepreneur, just getting into business for the first time, we've prepared an article on starting a business in Portland, ME.

Business Demographics for Portland, Maine

Portland has more than 3,000 businesses. The table below contains business types with the largest number of businesses operating in Portland:

Business Type# of
Offices of Lawyers162
Full-Service Restaurants133
Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)100
Limited-Service Restaurants65
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers58
Religious Organizations58
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages55
Offices of Dentists51
Other Individual and Family Services49
Beauty Salons45
Offices of Certified Public Accountants39
Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars37
Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings35
Architectural Services34
Child Day Care Services34
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors34
Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices33
Janitorial Services33
Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services32
Engineering Services32
Advertising Agencies30
Securities Brokerage30
Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses)29
Commercial Banking28
Civic and Social Organizations27


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General Entrepreneurial Resources

If you are new to our site, be aware that we have thousands of useful articles for entrepreneurs. Whether you live in Portland, Maine or anywhere in the world, these articles will get you started as an entrepreneur and help you move along the path to business success.





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