Ah, marketing…it makes the wheels of business go ’round and ’round. And yet it’s an aspect in business-building that many entrepreneurs (who are more interested in making than marketing) miss out on.

And it shows when sales suffer, new clients are scarce, and business growth is nonexistent. Luckily, it doesn’t take that much to get back on the marketing train…mainly planning, research, and action.

The internet is full of quipy and complex marketing advice, promising to help startup founders figure out how to craft elaborate marking strategies in order to generate millions. But how much of that information is practical – especially for startups launching on small budgets?

If you need the basics on practical marketing for startups, and want help sorting through mountains of how-to advice for creating marketing plans – we’ve got you covered:

Join us Friday, June 16th, 1-2 p.m. for Biz503: Marketing 101 for Startups. Listen live at 99.1 FM in the heart of Portland – or online anywhere at PRP.fm.

Our current Biz503 series is about taking your idea from a concept to profitability, and all the steps along the entrepreneurial way. This week we’re tackling the question of how to create a smart and savvy marketing plan for a startup.


Halley Gray, founder/marketing manager, Evolve and Succeed

Joe Barrett, technical consultant and developer (and show host at PRP)


Wendy Kotila, creator and founder, “She Gets Business”

Christa Kingfounder, Fitlandia

Sean Harry, business advisor/instructor, Portland Community College SBDC

This week on Biz503 Immix Law Group, trusted legal advisors to startups and small business, will give away a free hour of legal work on an issue or challenge you’re facing in your business. (Terms and conditions of an engagement letter will apply.) Listen to the live show for a chance to text-to-win!