Category: Marketing

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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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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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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I Spoke at 1MC and Survived to Blog About It

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

This week’s blog is from Hannah Seigworth, wordsmith extraordinaire and budding professional public speaker.  Hannah is one of those people you instantly feel like you’ve known all your life.  Look her up at the next 1MC and you’ll see what I mean.  Mentioning 1MC, read on as Hannah shares her learnings from stretching, talking and being […]

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Challenging College Creatives Fuels Our Brand

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

This week’s blog is from TJ Neal, co-founder of House of Legends Threads, the Savannah-based retail platform that helps young creatives launch new fashion and lifestyle products while using profits to support educational growth in creative fields.  You got to love this guy.  Launching a business.  Helping aspiring designers and creatives get a start in their […]

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The House We Can Build

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This week’s blog is from Ivey Cananoglu, history buff, talking head, queen of quirky, and a Savannah resident bitten by the entrepreneur bug.  Ivey has combined her interests and talents to launch The Great Takeover, a new tour service offering “offbeat experiences” for visitors and locals alike. Read on as Ivey leads us through her […]

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