Category: Featured

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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Geekend Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

This week’s blog is an important announcement from The Creative Coast – – Geekend has been postponed due to last week’s hurricane! Read on for more details and we’ll keep you informed on future plans as we recover. Heads up – – our weekly blog fodder will resume next Wednesday, October 19. . . Due […]

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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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What Makes an Internet Marketplace Robust?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

This week’s blog is from Mark Bruemmer, brainiac on a mission, IT powerhouse in tennis shoes and local entrepreneur with a global focus.  Mark is the CEO and founder of Savannah-based eXcesS Capacity, a worldwide online marketplace platform for businesses trading idle resources.  Read on as Mark identifies the prerequisites for a robust marketplace.  FYI […]

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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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3 Steps to Achieve Any Goal – Your Personal Success MAP

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

This week’s blog is from Terrass Misher, better known as Razz, better known as The Organizer, better known as The Eternal Fountain of Fresh Ideas.  AND soon-to-be-better-known-as The Energy Behind E-MasterCast.  Read on as Razz shares his story, his enthusiasm for life and his atlas to success. FYI – The Creative Coast’s blogspot is Savannah’s […]

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Gaming in the Classroom

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

This week’s blog is from Maria Dixon, veteran web developer, talented graphic designer and now educator extraordinaire!  Maria may be the solution to bringing more young people into the world of coding as she has a knack for getting students interested in tech stuff. Read on as Maria connects the classroom to Geekend, the growing must-attend […]

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