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.
The holiday shopping season has begun. While Black Friday used to be the main event, days like Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are targeting those after a non wait-in-line-at-4:00 a.m. shopping experience.
Tomorrow marks the fourth annual Small Business Saturday. While Black Friday conjures... November 28th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More
How does Columbus stack up against the rest? CEOs for Cities recently released City Vitals 3.0, a benchmarking study that compares the 130 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. in a number of factors. These statistical measures help a city understand their performance in four key areas – talent,... November 27th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More
What makes a Kickstarter or crowdfunding campaign successful? There’s no magic formula and sometimes even the simplest of campaigns can earn thousands and thousands of dollars (potato salad, anyone?). But, Columbus has seen its share of startups with successful campaigns.
A recent addition to the... November 26th, 2014 | Behind the Scenes | Read More
Chances are you have an old laptop or early generation iPhone stored in a desk drawer somewhere. Whether it’s there just in case or because you’re not sure what else to do with it, a new Columbus-based company is giving everyone from individuals to large corporations an outlet to recycle... November 25th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More
Small Business Saturday is less than a week away. With only a few days to spare, is your business ready? And are you targeting the right customers? Columbus-based AudienceSCAN recently performed a survey over 14,000 people nationwide to gain insights into their Small Business Saturday shopping habits.
Holiday... November 24th, 2014 | Trendspotting | Read More
Whether you are struggling to maintain a healthy lifestyle or in the greatest shape of your life, making the time to eat right can be a huge challenge. Combining a healthy food delivery service and wellness programs, VidaFit is helping those looking to make a lasting change in their lifestyle do so conveniently... November 21st, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More
A concept over 18 months in the making, startups and entrepreneurs now have a new incubator program to help them build their business in Columbus. Luke Westerman of venture capital firm Solomon Global Holdings and a team of seasoned entrepreneurs introduce Endeavor Forward. Taking a hands-on approach... November 19th, 2014 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More
There’s been a lot happening in the small business world in Columbus over the past month. From awards to anniversaries, here’s an overview of what small business across the city are celebrating.
TechColumbus Announces VentureNEXT Winners
A celebration of all things entrepreneurial in Central... November 18th, 2014 | News | Read More