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TrueLine Publishing Overview

Portland, ME
1 to 50 employees
2010
Company - Private
Publishing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
We are a fast growing custom media and publishing firm located in the heart of Portland, ME and have been voted Best Places to Work in Maine in 2016 and 2017.


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Mission: Our mission is to help companies find their "why" and tell their stories – all while providing a fun and engaging work environment for our staff.

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TrueLine Publishing – Why Work For Us?


We are a fast growing custom media and publishing firm located in the heart of Portland, Maine.

Try to think of 3 adjectives that describe you. It’s hard, right?

Now, try to tell your own story and why you’re different — even harder. Even if you can do it, people don’t always believe what you say about yourself, your services and your company.

That’s where TrueLine Publishing comes in. Our staff writes original, compelling stories about you or your business. Then we publish it in one of our 6 award winning digital magazines. That same story appears on our website, social media and distributed to targeted readers across the nation.

Here’s how it works: TrueLine researchers help you find a topic you want people to know about. It could be a new product or a project you’re working on, or a new executive whose presence is going to make a big difference for your business.

Then, you get to work with a bright, creative team of writers to get your message across in style and format that makes it very likely to be read by clients, colleagues and people you never thought you could reach before—in short, your staff and new clients.

You get to review the story, and you get a digital copy of it.


Working at TrueLine means making an impact on hundreds of companies and executives across the nation. We believe that every company has a story to tell - old, new, growing, struggling, ordinary, unique - and we dedicate ourselves to sharing it in an effective, meaningful and beautiful way.

Our work at TrueLine has only just begun and we're looking for smart, ambitious people to join us in helping companies improve their communications and reach those they once thought impossible. Visit the TrueLine Publishing website to learn more and apply today.



At TrueLine we believe in happiness and helping our employees feel their best. We encourage employees to share ideas freely and be their authentic selves. 

Working at TrueLine offers a unique opportunity to work with one of Maine's most fun, innovative, collaborative and profitable businesses.

Rafting 2016 - TrueLine Publishing - The Forks, ME


At TrueLine we believe in happiness and helping our employees feel their best so they can be productive here, at home and in the community. This means that while many benefits may be monetary, there are also social benefits that contribute to our relaxed, fun and collaborative company culture. 

  • Health Insurance, including eye and dental
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible vacation and sick days
  • Weekly in-house yoga taught by an accredited instructor
  • Subsidized parking in downtown Portland
  • Annual holiday party
  • Annual white water rafting trip
  • Annual Halloween party & costume contest
  • Equity incentive plan
  • Casual dress every day
  • Large break room/kitchen area
  • Coffee & tea
  • On-going training opportunities
  • Organized volunteer and community outreach opportunities
  • Individual birthday party celebrations (cake!)
  • Annual Verve awards, celebrating "work anniversaries"
  • Sales incentives like tropical trips, shopping sprees and weekend getaways
  • Intramural sport teams


TrueLine Publishing Reviews

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    Current Employee - Content Coordinator in Portland, ME
    Current Employee - Content Coordinator in Portland, ME
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    I have been working at TrueLine Publishing full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone here really cares. Sounds cliched but it's true. I have met some of the most amazing people in the past year and it keeps getting better. The office is fun, people are interesting and genuine and everyone gets along. There is always some new opportunity or venture happening so the office feels alive and vibrant. This place is constantly evolving and usually based on what us staffers suggest. It's cool to see and be a part of!

    Cons

    You have to be a self manager or you will fail. That is by design, I think, but it's definitely true. I have had to really up my game on self-motivation, not a lot of babysitting. As a younger staff member its taken some getting used to but I feel more independent as a result.

    Also, I think we need new carpets. Not trying to be nit-picky but I love me a good carpet. Word on the street is that they are coming but I will believe it when I see it :)

    Advice to Management

    Keep being awesome. Some managers are more experienced and helpful than others but everyone obviously cares and also helps. The management style is definitely about getting people to understand and ultimately manage themselves, sounds great on paper but if you're not used to self management it can take some getting used to. After being here for over a year, I couldn't imagine working under any other style though.

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TrueLine Publishing Photos

TrueLine Publishing photo of: Annual Halloween Costume Contest Winners - Yogi Tea bag, Snow White & a man searching for revenue
TrueLine Publishing photo of: Verve Awards are our way of saying "thanks" to our employees. Thank you PJ for 9 awesome years and Kyle for an amazing 6!
TrueLine Publishing photo of: Annual White Water Rafting (and Camping) Trip 2017
TrueLine Publishing photo of: A typical TLP Halloween
TrueLine Publishing photo of: 2 year Verve Awards
TrueLine Publishing photo of: The United Way crew stopped by TLP
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TrueLine Publishing Awards & Accolades

  • A+ Rating, Better Business Bureau, 2016
  • Best Places to Work in Maine 2016, Best Places To Work in Maine, 2016
  • A+ Rating, Better Business Bureau, 2013
  • Eddie & Ozzie Awards: Standalone B2B Digital Magazine in the Technology/Telecom Sector (Toggle), Folio:, 2016
  • Eddie & Ozzie Awards: B2B Website Design (US Builders Review), Folio:, 2016
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