Marketing & Sales

Marketing/ Who will buy your product;

Local Resources: OSU Library has a wealth of resources and databases for researching markets, market sizes and companies GCAP, Government Contract Assistance Program, Oregon's link to a $250 billion market. Every year the Federal Government purchases billions of dollars worth of products and services ranging from nuts and bolts to computer systems, and from planting trees to guarding facilities. SBDC- Small Business Development center office at LBCC- sponsored by US Small Business Administration. Classes, low cost consulting and support. Many organizations offer sales and marketing classes in the area.  check our online business calendar under the Sales & Marketing Category for options.

Find Sales Leads:

Consider membership in an industry association or networking group.  Use Linkedin.com or Jigsaw.com to find contact information for companies you think might be interested in your products or services.  Attend a tradeshow.

Find New Markets:

Industry Associations: Export:  Oregon International Export Assistance Local Food : 10 Rivers Food Web Oregon State Buy Local Resources

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Austin Entrepreneur Center at OSU