5 Tips for Small Business Saturday Success

This year’s Small Business Saturday is November 28th. It which will be its 5th year and is projected to be one of the most successful ones yet. Although the average spending per Read more

Q&A With MDC: “Be patient. You will get there.”

Before you dive into her interview, take a moment to learn about Michelle D. Connley-Gore of MDC Marketing Group, LLC! Michelle D. Connley-Gore grew up in the small college town of Carbondale, Read more

Q&A With Ja’Makin Me Dance: A ‘Happy Place’ for Many

Ever thought about opening up your own fitness studio? Jatrine Bentsi-Enchill is the Director/Owner of Ja’Makin Me Dance Fitness Studio (JMD), a fitness, dance and yoga studio located in Indian Trail. Read more

Alexis Landrum: My Summer With MYEP

Last year, we interviewed Sophia Davis, the Supervisor of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Program. The article garnered great response, which is why this year we wanted to take a different Read more

Q&A: Carline Sitterud of Curvaceous Closet

Carline Sitterud, the CEO of Curvaceous Closet, was born in Massachusetts but grew up in Arizona, where she lived for 30 years. Four years ago, she moved to Charlotte with Read more

Rus Wadia of Hangeroo: “Do Well By Doing Good”

When we met Rus Wadia earlier this summer, we were instantly moved by his compelling story. Rus’s company, Helping Hands Innovations, LLC (HHI), sells a patented product called Hangeroo: The Read more

SBA: Eileen Joyce Talks About Loans, Grants, and More!

As you likely already know, one of our partners is the US Small Business Administration, and we recently met with Eileen Joyce, the SBA’s Lead Economic Development Specialist. Joyce received her Read more

Q&A: Kim Brattain Media

In our latest blog, we talked to Kim Brattain, owner of Kim Brattain Media, about her passion for helping people tell their story in a compelling way.  Recently Kim won Read more