Susan is a Staff Writer for TheMetropreneur.com. She has completed several assignments as a Freelance Writer & Editor for clients throughout Central Ohio and loves all the random, fun facts she has learned from them along the way. She holds a degree in Communication with a minor in Professional Writing from The Ohio State University. Susan lives in Victorian Village and loves to run, write, drink coffee and explore all of the great restaurants and bars throughout Columbus.
For a small business, public relations is typically viewed as a nice-to-have with PR agency costs far outside a business’s budget. Not to be confused with advertising, PR helps build credibility with a business’s target audience, and when approached with a little bit of creativity, actually... March 11th, 2014 | Dollars & Sense | Read More
Short North is known as one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Columbus. A go-to attraction for visitors and residents alike, the stretch of High Street between OSU’s campus and downtown is packed with a high density of small businesses. From boutiques to bars to art galleries, the Short North... March 10th, 2014 | Regional Spotlight | Read More
3D printing is making a splash in the technology world with many people eager to check out the new trend. However, that is often easier said than done. Between purchasing a printer and understanding the software needed to create designs, the market is still somewhat inaccessible.
However one launching... March 7th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More
Behind every great idea is a little bit of creativity. Every career requires it to some degree. But how do we learn such a skill? Our first introduction to creativity is normally grade school art classes, but with an ever-increasing focus on math and science, the arts are losing funding. One local company... March 4th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More
Every business has a story. Where words once sufficed, video is becoming an increasingly popular or even preferred marketing tool. With a focus on story telling through video, Bullseye Media provides businesses with high-quality video content, among a host of other media services.
Co-Founders Ryan Luli... March 3rd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More
Elizabeth Lessner is building her Columbus food empire with eight restaurants across the city and more concepts on the way. While her name is well-known around town, behind her is a team of jack-of-all trades rockstars that share her same passion and drive.
As any small business or entrepreneur knows,... February 26th, 2014 | Behind the Scenes | Read More
Local venture capital firm, Drive Capital recently closed a $250 million inaugural fund, an amount significantly higher than the $40 to $60 million funds typically seen in the Midwest.
“We really felt we needed a Silicon Valley style fund,” says C0-Founder Mark Kvamme. The fund will allow... February 25th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More
INCREASE Community Development Corporation is accepting nominations for their 10th annual Micro Entrepreneur Awards through Thursday, March 6th.
To qualify as a micro entrepreneur, the business must have five or fewer employees including the owner. Nominees must demonstrate community involvement and... February 24th, 2014 | News, Upcoming Events | Read More