News/Resources

News

The following are some samples of past BrandME client releases or BrandME press notices. For a more complete list and specific reference of past and current BrandME media and public relations activity, please contact us. Thank you.

Resources

The following are some preferred listings of recommended BrandME support resources. If you are looking for something specific that you do not see below, please contact us and we will do our best to direct you. BrandME often refers people to resources and professional services that best fit their needs and interests. We do so at no charge and no obligation. If helpful, also refer to our FREE BRAND SURVEY or STRATEGIC PARTNER sections for further information.

Downtown Maine
www.DowntownME.com

Maine’s Business Search Engine. Post classifieds on DowntownME.com absolutely free. Search for businesses and a variety of Maine reference information and resources.

Greater Portland Chamber of Commerce
www.PortlandRegion.com

The regional chapter of the Chamber of Commerce is a local business-networking group providing support to its members and those seeking to explore business opportunities within the area.

Maine (state of)
www.Maine.gov

The State of Maine home page. Find information on working and living in the State of Maine, including legal requirements of business operating within the state.

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MaineBiz.biz
www.MaineBiz.biz
Maine Biz is a widely distributes source of business, news, and opinion in the state which is produced every 2 weeks for the hard copy edition and each day on-line.

MaineToday.com
www.MaineToday.com

MaineToday.com has complete news, weather, and business information, as well as links to major Maine Newspapers such as the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, Kennebec Journal, and Morning Sentinel. Their business section features a Maine NewsDirect PR posting and distribution product.

Maine Association of Non Profits
www.NonprofitMaine.org

The MANP strengthens the leadership, voice, and organization effectiveness of our state’s nonprofits so that they can better enrich the quality of community and personal life in Maine.


Maine Business for Social Responsibility

www.MEBSR.org

The Maine Business for Social Responsibility is a diverse community of Maine business people who believe in the unparalleled power of business as an agent of positive social change. The mission is to educate, advocate for, and encourage profitable and sustainable businesses.

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Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
www.EconDevMaine.com

The DECD serves as the umbrella organization to the offices of Tourism Business Development, the International Trade Center, Community Development, Film, and Innovation and Science. Its goal is to create economic opportunity for the people of Maine and to bring prosperity to all areas of the state.

Maine Marketing Association
www.MaineMarketingAssociation.org

A non-profit advanced-learning organization of marketing-oriented professionals committed to educating members, and the region as a whole, on the powers and purposes of marketing. Don Russell of BrandME Marketing is a proud founder {link to Don bio} of MMA.

Maine Public Relations Council
www.MEPRCouncil.org

The Maine Public Relations Council is a professional association of Maine public relations practitioners. The association produces and distributes an annual Maine Media directory.

Maine Small Business Development Center
www.MaineSBDC.org

The focus of the Maine SBDC is to assist in the creation and maintenance of viable micro, small, and technology-based business and the jobs these businesses provide.

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Portland Ad Club
www.MaineAdClub.com

The mission of the Ad Club of Maine is to lead and serve the membership through professional development, networking opportunities, and recognition of creative excellence. The Ad Club sponsors The Broderson Awards and many other fine events.


Score – Service Corps of Retired Executives
www.ScoreMaine.org

SCORE is a national organization of business counselors who offer their time, knowledge, and resources to any U.S. citizen wishing to start or improve their business. Business planning is one of many important education resources they offer.

Southern Maine Community College
www.SMCCME.edu

Southern Maine Community College is a rapidly growing Maine educational institution based along the South Portland waterfront. SMCC offers a variety of business courses and continuing education opportunities.

University of Southern Maine
www.USM.Maine.edu

USM is based in both Portland and Gorham, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students and serves 84,000 people who attend various workshops, conferences, and other noncredit offerings sponsored by the University. The school offers a host of academic support services, as well as a wide variety of extracurricular activities to enhance the educational experience of their students.

Waterfront Market Association (Downtown South Portland)
www.WaterfrontMarket.org

Don Russell of BrandME Marketing is a past President of this Association, representing the interests and concerns of well over 150 businesses and organizations on the South Portland peninsula.

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