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Put Savannah’s Only Hostel on Your Do List

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

This week’s blog is from Andrew Savage, the man who’s bringing Savannah its first hostel while the rest of us are saying “why didn’t I think of that?”  Square 23 Hostel will undoubtedly become a common refrain when locals tell travelers where to stay in Savannah. Read on as Andrew shares his concept and the pleasant […]

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How to be Authentic When Pitching

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

This week’s blog is from Ilise Benun, great friend of The Creative Coast, author, speaker, founder of Marketing-Mentor.com and more important, a fountain of useful knowledge for creative professionals and entrepreneurs!  Read on as Ilise shares a few presentation pointers which you will be surprised to hear, and a better speaker for it! FYI – The Creative Coast’s […]

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Who’s the Boss? Navigating the Management Dynamics of the Generation Gap

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

This week’s blog is from Lisa Hueneke, freelance writer, artist, activist, environmentalist, and high potential for becoming a management consultant!  She’s a true renaissance woman and we’re glad to have her putting down roots in Savannah. Read on as Lisa shares some key people skills for young managers, entrepreneurs and business owners. FYI – The Creative Coast’s […]

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Becoming a Camera-Ready Vendor

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

This week’s blog is from Judiffier Pearson, a business consultant at UGA’s Small Business Development Center at Clayton State University.  Read on as Judiffier shares a useful script for plugging into Georgia’s growing film business.  There’s also an upcoming class (March 3) in Savannah on this same topic, conducted by (drum roll, please)…Judiffier!   FYI […]

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Email Triage 301

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

This week’s blog is from Joe Nehila, aka The Man Across the River, founder of NOSOCO, and all round helpful guy. Read on as Joe tames a time killer with some logical (and easy to implement!) strategies.   FYI – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s sounding board for local thinkers, innovators, wanderers and wonders. Guest […]

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Spice Up Your Meetings

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

This week’s blog is from Brittany Curry, a homegrown entrepreneur with a mission to eliminate boring meetings throughout the world (starting with Georgia).  Brittany is a breath of fresh air for meeting attendees and everyone she meets.  She gives off such a positive vibe you can’t help but have a better day after meeting her. […]

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Free Geekend Events This Saturday!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

This week’s blog is a community shout-out (GO GEEKEND!) from Yvonne Jouffrault and the entire Geekend team. Geekend is all about bringing the next generation of technology to our local community, so we’re SUPER excited to offer the following amazing events and exhibits free and open to the public on Saturday, January 28th from 11:45 am […]

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Racing Robots

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

This week’s blog is from Kevin Lawver, bona fide geek, certified webhead, eloquent pontificator, and serious-minded CTO at NY-based Planted, a career-building employment platform.  Kevin put down roots in Savannah almost a decade ago and we’re lucky to have him in our community.  Read on as Kevin assesses the future of the U.S. economy and […]

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The Front Porch with David Shpigler of Intelligent Pathway

Friday, December 16, 2016

This week we are podcasting with David Shpigler with Intelligent Pathway, a dynamic online program for students to learn at their own pace. He tells us how the company got started, and how it will expand beyond our region … Hit play to hear what David shared with us…You can subscribe to our Podcast feed on iTunes! Check it out here. […]

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The Front Porch with Tip Snelson, Owner of Tiptoepia Custom Footwear

Friday, December 9, 2016

This week we are podcasting with Tip Snelson, Winner of Hilton Head Island Econ Development Pitch Competition.  She shares her dreams of an innovative shoe design company suited to meet the needs of any foot imaginable using digital technology. Her use of technology, background in packaging design, and as a life-long seamstress enables her to provide the perfect […]

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Forget Resolutions. Do These Three Things Instead…

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

This week’s blog is from Omkari Williams, a breath of fresh air, a treat for the soul and outstanding presentation-business-life coach who is on a mission to help everyone find their place in the world…and enjoy it!  Read on as Omkari shares shares her strategies for turning frustration into satisfaction.  FYI – The Creative Coast’s […]

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The Front Porch with Jessica Leavitt of The Scout Guide

Friday, December 2, 2016

This week we are podcasting with Jessica Leavitt, Editor of The Scout Guide. In this podcast, Jessica tells us how she brought The Scout Guide to Savannah, and how she develops such a successful visual image for businesses in our city… Hit play to hear what Jessica shared with us…You can subscribe to our Podcast feed on iTunes! Check it out […]

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The Front Porch with Angelina Patel of Savannah Kids Code

Friday, November 18, 2016

This week we are podcasting with Angelina Patel, founder of Savannah Kids Code, which teaches children the basics of coding. Angelina discusses how coding can have a sustainable impact on the community and the future of her program… Hit play to hear what Angelina shared with us…You can subscribe to our Podcast feed on iTunes! Check it out here. AND you […]

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Tell Your Story

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

This week’s blog is from Kara Ford, human spark plug, Savannah native, true PR professional, and Creative Coast fanatic.  Kara is one of those people who makes juggling look easy….she can easily keep a dozen tasks moving forward while enjoying a cup at The Bean. Read on as Kara puts a little spin on her field, her […]

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