Pregame Your Maker Business

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Grow your business with the support of an amazing team. Portland Made announces a brand new way to accelerate your business growth! Introducing Pregame, our new partner in creating your game plan for success.

Starting in July, we’re launching Pregame Your Maker Business, a Makers’ mastermind designed to help you set and achieve specific business goals. Pregame will provide the expert insight and accountability you need to move forward faster. Whether it’s time to elevate your product, marketing, team, or revenue, these classes will cover it all.

Plus, you’ll get access to the entire lineup of business workshops and events every month at Pregame HQ! That’s over 30 in-person opportunities every month to get the info, insight, and connections you need to grow.

What you get

  • GAME PLAN BOOTCAMP – Tuesday, July 10: Kick off your Q3 with Pregame’s signature workshop on business goals. In this two hour intensive you’ll learn the Pregame approach to business planning and goal setting. Includes the Game Plan workbook.
  • PREGAME YOUR MAKER BUSINESS COURSE – 12 Classes, Tuesdays @ 1pm: Stay accountable for your goals and get new insights in your weekly group session. 60 minutes.
  • ACCESS TO PREGAME HQ – It’s like a gym for your goals. Stay in shape and form a tangible plan of action with access to…
    • Workouts: One-hour workshops designed to teach you an immediately implementable skill, from brand strategy to Facebook ads.
    • Experts: Office hours with established experts in business strategy, finance, marketing, sales, operations, and more.
    • Main Events: Unlimited access to Pregame’s Guest Speaker Series, Field Trips, Happy Hours, and more.
    • Dedicated Space: Pregame is your headquarters away from the hustle where you can work on your business instead of in your business. You can even rent space for meetings or private events at a members-only discount.
    • Bonus Points: Exclusive invites and member discounts on business coaching, bootcamps, and partner events.
  • EXPANDED CONNECTIONS – Enlarge your scope of opportunities with authentic connections beyond your usual people and places.
 
LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE – SIGN UP NOW

Q3 ›› July 1 – September 30 = 3 Months @ $297/month or one payment of $822

 

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Starts JULY 1

$297/month for the 3-month accelerator program.
$0 initiation for Portland Made members

 

Questions? Get in touch. 

Portland Made Branding

More and more consumers are valuing independently made, locally sourced goods. Let customers know you are Portland Made by branding your website and product packaging.

 

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GROWTH MEMBERSHIP

Designed for more established businesses who want their products seen and their story told, our Growth Membership offers the greatest online exposure, including products, related content, and links directing consumers back to your website. Showcase your products in our online Shop, include your photo in our Featured Maker Gallery, and add your logo to our Brand Gallery. Your Featured Bio tells your story, has a slider of your brand images, and highlights any related blog posts and products you may have on PortlandMade.com. Share your news, events, and product releases in our blog, newsletter and social media channels.

STARTUP MEMBERSHIP

Our Startup Membership includes a one on one session to check in about your business and get some free feedback to remove obstacles and/or develop your business. It includes your logo in our Brand Gallery, as well as your brand’s Bio Page, where others can see a brief overview of your business, and a link to your website, Etsy shop or Instagram account. Looking to show off your products or for added services? See our Growth Membership, and/or optional add-on services.

IDEA MEMBERSHIP

It all starts with an idea. This stage of membership is designed for those who have an inkling for what they want to do, but may be hazy on the details. Maybe you want to connect with other makers, or you need product photos or a business consultation to help get you to the next level.

Brand Bio

When visitors click on your logo in the Brand Gallery they are taken to your Brand Bio page. This page includes your logo, a product photo, brand story, and link back to your website or shop page.

Portland maker Membership

Maker Meetup

This monthly, one-of-a kind networking event is FREE for members; $15 for non-members. Crafted to be the most useful hour and half a maker can spend on their business each month, this event aims to: expose makers to new workshops, connect makers with each other, and learn from experts.

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Access to Vetted Resources

Connect with talented professional service providers and subcontractors, offering the range of services small businesses need to thrive. Our online Resources page highlights those we recommend and trust.

Portland Made service providers and vendors

Inclusion in Brand Gallery

Add your logo to the collective’s Brand Gallery. Visitors can peruse brands by category, and click to see your Brand Bio page (for Startup tier), or Featured Bio page (Growth tier).

Portland Brands

Featured Brand Bio

For makers looking for greater exposure, your Featured Brand Bio includes your logo, a slider of images, your brand story, and link back to your website or online shop. As well, this featured page showcases products you have in Portland Made’s online Shop and any related Journal posts you may have on our site.

Visitors can navigate to your Featured Bio from the Brand Gallery and, for those with a professional photo included in Featured Makers, from this gallery as well.

Maker Membership

Your News & Events shared in our Blog,
Newsletter, and Social Media

Broadcast your news, product releases, upcoming events, job openings and more, across Portland Made’s website and social media outlets. Share news content with Portland Made’s consumer audience and maker communities.

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Your Products in our online Shop

Showcase your goods in Portland Made’s online Shop. Visitors can see your product/s and description on the Shop page, and are directed to your personal website. Your product detail page is great for added SEO and as well directs visitors to your personal site.

Inclusion in Featured Makers

Add your maker photo to our Featured Makers gallery. The most prominent page in the Discovery menu, this gallery highlights you as a Portland maker, shows your business name when hovering on your photo, and clicks through to your Featured Bio page where visitors can get an in depth look at your business and visit your personal website.

Portland Made membership perks

Complimentary Business Consultation

Meet for a one on one business consultation to assess the health of your business and identify areas for improvement. 

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Preferred Market Vendor

We’ve teamed up with WeWork to produce Creator Market, a semi-annual event hosted in their beautiful westside location. All Growth members can apply first (no application fee), and IF you get accepted you vend for free as well. 

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Product Detail page

Show off your goods! This page is where consumers can see your goods in more detail. It includes a photo, description, and prominent link to your site where they can buy directly from you.

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