Category: Entrepreneurs/Econ Dev

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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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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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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Filmmaker’s Dreams Come True in Savannah

Saturday, November 12, 2016

This week’s blog is from Jude Walko, filmmaker, writer, creative genius, horror flick fan and UGA grad! Jude’s story is one that will make you want jump out of bed and shout “Let’s get started!”  Read on for details then get ready to buy your tickets for Jude’s upcoming movie. FYI – The Creative Coast’s […]

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From Chicago to Savannah:  A Great Move

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

This week’s blog is from Dave Racicot, a true entrepreneur who’s willing to jump in feet first and help others reach their dreams.  For those who have not already met Dave, he’s the guy in the room with big ideas and a big smile.  Read on as Dave shares some first impressions of his new hometown […]

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The Shingle Theory

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

This week’s blog is from Joe Nehila, our favorite hero in a world of giants!  Joe’s one of those people who will make time to help a stranger, even when his plate is overloaded and there’s not a spare minute in the day. Read on as Joe offers a theory for entrepreneurs (no, not a […]

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Risk & Reward: Take the Leap You’ve Always Wanted

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

This week’s blog is from Lisa Hueneke, kinetic individual, art promulgator, globe trotter, and serious keyboard masher.  She’s also a contributing writer to Savannah Art Informer, an online space that showcases creative people, places, and events in Savannah.  Read on as Lisa muses on the risks and rewards of choosing your own path.  FYI – […]

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