Articles By: Susan Post

Susan Post

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 Grandivew, drinking way too much coffee, running, spending time with friends and aiming to become a Columbus foodie.

How To Rebuild Your Business After a Natural Disaster

How To Rebuild Your Business After a Natural Disaster
It’s a nightmare and worst-case scenario. A natural disaster like a fire or flood can be catastrophic for a small business. While it’s something every business owner would rather not think about, it’s far better to make sure your business is prepared than one day be out of options. Columbus-based...
September 30th, 2014 | How-To Guides | Read More

Mayor’s Small Business Expo Slated for October 8 & 9

Mayor’s Small Business Expo Slated for October 8 & 9
Mayor Coleman will host the 12th annual Small Business Conference and Expo Oct. 8 & 9 at the Hilton Downtown Columbus and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The theme for this year’s conference is “Momentum.” Small business owners, business leaders and public policy makers...
September 26th, 2014 | Upcoming Events | Read More

Zest Juice Co. Opening Near Grandview This Fall

Zest Juice Co. Opening Near Grandview This Fall
Offering fresh, healthy, cold-pressed juice, Zest Juice Co. will open its doors at 980 W. Fifth Ave. near Grandview in late fall. Natalie Rusch and Jordan Helman are the couple behind the store that will offer a variety of juices and other healthy drinks. “We have seven juices and you can drink...
September 25th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Mizzen+Main Receives $1.2 Million Investment

Mizzen+Main Receives $1.2 Million Investment
The idea is pretty ingenious – men’s dress shirts made from the same moisture-wicking fabrics as athletic wear. They are winkle-free, have four-way stretch and don’t require ironing or dry cleaning. Mizzen+Main is producing the shirts that have garnered so much attention, founder Kevin...
September 24th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus

Event Discusses Culture of Entrepreneurism in Columbus
While it may seem like Columbus is teeming with startups and small businesses, statistics say otherwise. Out of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., Columbus ranks 80th in percentage of all employers that are small, 82nd in percentage of small business establishment births per 1,000 establishments,...
September 23rd, 2014 | Event Reviews | Read More

Early Bird Food Truck Coming to University District this Fall

Early Bird Food Truck Coming to University District this Fall
A new food truck parked just north of OSU’s campus will be serving sweet treats come October. Early Bird will offer fresh beignet-style donuts, sweet and savory hand pies, as well as coffee and espresso drinks. Four and Twenty Blakbird Bake Shop Founder Libby Glover is using the truck to highlight...
September 22nd, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

TechColumbus Named One of Top University-Associated Business Incubators in the World

TechColumbus Named One of Top University-Associated Business Incubators in the World
TechColumbus was recently ranked third in the Top 10 university-associated business incubators in the world by UBI Index, a leader in performance analysis of business incubators. UBI Index analyzed a specialized range of variable factors and eco-systems to compile the Top 10 list. The comprehensive...
September 19th, 2014 | Announcements | Read More

Independents’ Day Grows from Bootstrapped Festival to Three-Day Celebration

Independents’ Day Grows from Bootstrapped Festival to Three-Day Celebration
It’s Independents’ Day this weekend. That’s right – Independents’ day in the middle of September, although ‘day’ doesn’t do the festival justice anymore. Bringing together all things local, from musicians to crafters, to foodie-preneurs and beer-brewers,...
September 19th, 2014 | Local Events, News | Read More

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