Susan is the lead staff writer for TheMetropreneur.com and also completes assignments as a freelance writer & editor. She loves writing about her city - and learning a thing or two from her clients along the way.
Susan holds a degree in Communication with a minor in Professional Writing from The Ohio State University. You can find her exploring Grandview, drinking way too much coffee, running, spending time with friends and aiming to become a Columbus foodie.
There are a lot of local artisans in the food space – bakers, bread makers, coffee roasters – but what there are not a lot of are salami swamis. That’s the self-proclaimed title of James Forbes, the chef behind North Country Charcuterie.
The business is family affair with mother Jane... February 5th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More
About eight years ago, a local couple bid to rid their home of harmful chemicals, artificial fragrances and other toxic ingredients found in their family’s body care products. When the matriarch couldn’t find suitable alternatives, she decided to make it herself. Fast forward to 2016 and... February 3rd, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More
The crowdfunding campaigns keep on rolling in 2016. This month brings quite the variety from apps to urban farms. Two campaigns root for year-round produce in Central Ohio. A website wants to make the job search process easier. Fun comes in many forms, from a party app to a card game. Perhaps you will... February 1st, 2016 | Crowdfunding Roundup | Read More
SunDown RunDown Founder Paul Proffitt will host a series of six business classes at the Columbus Idea Foundry to help aspiring business owners with the ins and outs of getting started.
A fit for businesses of any industry, “The class is taught to be a practical course – in other words, you can... January 29th, 2016 | Upcoming Events | Read More
Local card maker Little City Love is crafting notes focused on the simplicity and power of words.
“What we really wanted to do for cards was kind of get the design out of the way,” says Co-Founder Clay Fuller. “Letting those who said it best actually say it. We’re trying to create... January 29th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More
An idea that started out as a bike part, a successful Kickstarter campaign, a little inspiration from a fighter jet and a move to Columbus all played a role in establishing razor company Blackland.
“We’ve made an incredibly high-end, precisely-machined razor that will literally outlast its owner,”... January 27th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More
Did you know it is possible to get fresh-from-the-dock seafood that’s never been in a warehouse in land-locked Columbus? A one-man operation, Ian Holmes is changing how several Columbus restaurants source their seafood.
From Boston to Central Ohio, Coastal Local Seafood brings “anything... January 26th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More
That picture to the right – that’s a 3D rendering, not a photograph. If you couldn’t tell the difference, you’re not alone. Advertising and interactive agency Sync‘s own clients sometimes can’t tell the difference between a photograph and the 3D visualizations the... January 25th, 2016 | Business Profiles | Read More