Marketing & Media

Future of Portland Phoenix up in the air

The sale of the Portland Phoenix weekly newspaper to an employee has fallen through, so the owners are seeking other potential buyers and options.

Energy & Utilities

Summit responds to proposed $150K fine

Summit Natural Gas of Maine is seeking to meet with state regulators over its proposed $150,000 fine for damaging sewer lines while installing pipeline.

Energy & Utilities

High court finds favor with mountain wind farm

A 14-turbine wind farm proposed for Passadumkeag Mountain in Penobscot County is moving forward after Maine's highest court upheld its approval by the citizen-led Board of...


Jackson Lab gets $10M for disease research

The Jackson Laboratory has received $10 million from the family of a board member to launch a new center that will boost disease research.

Real Estate & Construction

Maine home sales on the rise

Sales of existing single-family homes in Maine increased in September by 6.6% over the same month last year, while the national figure dropped slightly.


Feds sue Maine farm over sexual harassment

A farm in Lincoln County is being sued by the federal government over allegations that men were allowed to sexually harass female workers and that it enabled a hostile working...

Tourism & Recreation 1

Camden inns clash over proposed rule change

If three Camden inns were able to serve dinner to guests after previously not being able to, would it create unfair competition for other inns?

Real Estate & Construction

Compromise reached on Portland development

A major Portland apartment and retail development is being scaled back after reaching a compromise with a group suing to halt the project.

Retail & Food service

The Melting Pot seeks Portland expansion

The Melting Pot, a Tampa, Fla.-based fondue and casual dining franchise, is seeking to expand its more than 130 restaurants across North America with one in Portland.

Government & Politics

Maine snowmobile clubs get federal boost

The Maine snowmobile industry is getting a boost from the federal government.USDA's Rural Development office announced Tuesday the...

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How to create the aura of an icon

Doug Packard |

Becoming "iconic" means leaving a legacy to those you care about — where your actions and your beliefs serve as a model for how to conduct a life. You don't have to walk...

How to protect your business against cybercrime

Jeff Lind |

The staggering increase in data breach and cybercrime events for large and small businesses is costing billions of dollars in preventive and recovery measures. These malicious events have...

How to get to know lawmakers and let them know your industry matters

Andrea Cianchette Maker |

Manage bad news and stem morale issues

Jim Milliken |

Keep independent contractors independent

Eric J. Uhl |
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In international trade, you can get there from here

Lori Valigra |

Mainers set the bar for bootstrapping their own businesses, but when it comes to thinking beyond the state's borders, particularly globally, many stop short, citing a lack of time or...

Maine's varied industries tell a larger story

Peter Van Allen |

This issue of Mainebiz includes stories that look at some traditional industries, including farming and lobstering, and how they fit with where Maine is headed.


Maine's largest advertising and marketing firms (1)

Ranked by revenue, 2013

RankCompany, locationTotal revenue (2)/Clients
1The VIA Agency, Portland$44.0 million/20
2TideSmart Global, Falmouth$23.4 million/18
3NL Partners, Portland$20.0 million/12

(1) This list includes only full-service advertising agencies that handle all aspects of the advertising process, including planning, design, production and placement.
(2) Includes revenue from other sources not appearing on this list.

SOURCE : Each firm/Compiled by Roger Magnus and Heide Martin.

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