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 Lawyers||162|
|Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)||100|
|Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers||58|
|Insurance Agencies and Brokerages||55|
|Offices of Dentists||51|
|Other Individual and Family Services||49|
|Offices of Certified Public Accountants||39|
|Snack and Nonalcoholic Beverage Bars||37|
|Lessors of Residential Buildings and Dwellings||35|
|Child Day Care Services||34|
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors||34|
|Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices||33|
|Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services||32|
|Lessors of Nonresidential Buildings (except Miniwarehouses)||29|
|Civic and Social Organizations||27|
Business Resources in Other Maine Cities
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General Entrepreneurial Resources
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