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Would you like to be profiled on Portland On Fire?

Please read all of the information on this page before submitting your profile. The participation form is at the bottom of this page.

The more complete the information you provide, the more likely it is that you will be added to the posting queue. If you have any questions about what needs to be submitted after reading this page, go look at a few profiles and it should be clear what is required.

Here is what you will need to submit:

Photo: A photo where you are the main subject (preferably, the only subject). The size should be no smaller than 100×100 pixels at 72 dpi in JPG, PNG, or GIF format (other formats will be accepted, but are not preferred). Color or black and white is fine.

Blurb: A short description of yourself, no more than 10 words. This description will be used as the summary of the profile in the profile index and on the home page. This might be a title, a statement or a comma-separated list of things that define you.

Bio: A bio, providing information on what you do, your background, etc in third person (e.g. “John Smith is…”). The length of your bio should be between 200 and 500 words. What do you want people to know about you? Feel free to include links.

What are you up to?: This questions provide you with the opportunity to talk about what you are working on or doing, generally professional and/or interest-oriented. The focus here does not have to be about your professional life (if you have one). You can highlight your non-professional projects and pursuits. Don’t overlap with your bio too much. Feel free to include links.

Why Portland?: Share your thoughts and feelings about Portland. Why are you here? What are the places you like to hang out, shop, eat? This is where you express you favorite things about the city you live in. Feel free to include links.

Links: Every profile must include opportunities for the reader to reach out and connect. This is one of the primary purposes of this site. Include your preferred connection points. Please provide  a few ways for the reader to reach out, whether a blog address or something else.

Who else?: Please send along the names and contact information of five people you’d like to see profiled on Portland On Fire. I will send out an brief email to these people with an invitation to participate. Getting direct recommendations is how this site sustains itself.

If you experience any problems with the submission form below, feel free to send the text directly via email to

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By submitting this form, you are granting a perpetual use license to Rick Turoczy for the submitted content to be displayed on this site. Thank you.

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