Trueline blog: Featured image Halloween contest winners

Meet the Winners of Trueline’s Halloween Costume Contest

Reading Time: 2 minutes When our managing editor delivered my formal job offer two years ago, there were two stipulations: That I did my work well and on time (obviously); and That I dress up for the Trueline Halloween party, because “We’ve had 100% participation two years running and I’ll be darned if we allow anyone to jeopardize that…

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Trueline Spotlight: Bill Keaton

Trueline Spotlight: Country Roads, Take Me Home to Trueline

Reading Time: 3 minutes Call it a cocktail party humble-brag if you will. For Bill Keaton, it’s a point of palpable pride: Not only can he trace his family lineage to the Jamestown Settlement; he can go all the way back to William the Conqueror.

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4 Reasons Why Website Design is So Important

Reading Time: 2 minutes Web design has come a long way since the dark ages of GeoCities. If that reference is over your head, picture the worst website you’ve ever seen. Then imagine someone trying to recreate it using nothing but Microsoft Paint from Windows ‘95. That’s GeoCities. These days, having an engaging website isn’t a luxury; it’s a…

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Trueline employees at the Best Places to Work in Maine awards dinner

Our Fairytale Ride to the Best Places to Work Gala

Reading Time: 2 minutes On a picturesque autumn evening, eight of Trueline’s best and brightest piled into a black SUV, bound for Augusta. Their mission: to represent our fair company at the 2019 Best Places to Work (BPTW) Gala. And represent they did. For the fourth year in a row, Trueline was one of 100 Maine-based companies to make…

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What Exactly Is Personal Branding?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brands. They’re everywhere, millions of them, and in a way they always have been, going all the way back to the ancient Egyptians, who marked their livestock with recognizable symbols. By contrast, personal branding is a relatively new concept, first introduced by Tom Peters in a 1997 article for Fast Company magazine. It has quickly…

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Trueline blog: Diana Carrillo at Acadia National Park

Trueline Spotlight: Leaps of Faith

Reading Time: 3 minutes Leaving her home to study English in a faraway country. Moving with her future husband to New York after only a year of dating. Heading east to New Hampshire a few years later, despite having only visited the state once.

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How to Choose the Right Marketing Company

Reading Time: 2 minutes You got the business loan. You landed a sweet office with plenty of space and a ping-pong table in the breakroom. (Oh wait, that’s us!) Most important, you have something everyone wants—if only they knew about it. You need a digital marketing company. But with so many great options to choose from, understanding which company…

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Trueline Spotlight: A Coming Full Circle

Reading Time: 3 minutes Anyone who’s worked with Trueline’s writers knows we go out of our way to avoid clichés. There are, of course, exceptions to every rule—times when the phrase in question perfectly captures the subject at hand. So here it is: Karyn Dowty wears a lot of hats. “I’ve had my hands in just about everything over…

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