Portland is home to a growing number of social entrepreneurs – business owners who make a social mission part if their bottom line. They saw a societal problem, and they saw business as a solution, as a way to actively … Continue Reading
Maybe this week’s episode should be called Biz360, since it’s all about Vancouver, Washington.
Portland’s neighbor to the north, across the Columbia River, annoyed for years by its moniker as a “bedroom” community to Portland, Vancouver is now part of … Continue Reading
~ Thanks to Nicoletta & Beppe’s, located in the heart of Portland’s Pearl District, for bringing us Sound Tasting! ~
Looking for a delightful vegetarian alternative, or simply a delicious addition to your holiday dinner table? Look no further!… Continue Reading
Portland’s new socially minded business organization, Business for a Better Portland (BBPDX) combines business advocacy with technology to press for grassroots social change.
In it’s monthly Call-to-Action BBPDX features an appeal by Cloudability CEO Mat Ellis for Portland business leaders … Continue Reading
Emerging synth-pop duo Talk Modern recently joined me on air for an in-depth interview and surprise listen to the entirety of their forthcoming EP, XO. After connecting over social media, the band give me an early listen to the tracks
Singer-songwriter Maiah Wynne was recently on the program to talk to us about her influences, original music, and perform a few songs for our listeners. As a songwriter Maiah draws inspiration from artists in all different genres but says “I’m … Continue Reading
Just days before the release of their debut record, Falcon Heart joined me to share some stories, influences, and the hard work behind making an album. Falcon Heart’s Catch The Wind, is a stellar collection of songs ranging from … Continue Reading
While on the road supporting their recently released “Young Ones” EP, Rococode stopped by the station to talk about the new tracks and play a few live tunes for us. The Vancouver, BC-based alt-synth band spoke about the opportunity … Continue Reading
On this episode of Sounds of PDX I was joined by the Indie Folk band Those Willows. The group was kind enough to drop by the studio just a few days before taking off on tour. During the broadcast … Continue Reading
Sales cycle, prospects, warm vs. cold leads…the world of selling can look overwhelming to someone new to the game. And for folks launching startups or planning to open a business, it can be the one area that appears hardest to … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
So you want to launch a business.
First question to ask yourself: Are you sure you’re ready?
That’s not to say you’re not a fantastically savvy entrepreneur, or that there’s reason to assume your venture will crash and burn. But … Continue Reading
Portland based duo Stereo RV joined me on a recent episode of the show to share their socially conscious, hook-driven music with our listeners. The band has been on the road this spring and summer to support their recently released … Continue Reading