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I'm Nicole and I love helping small business owners simplify their marketing + grow their business. I also love a good glass of wine. On the blog you’ll find a collection of business tips, marketing strategies and a little bit of life sprinkled in! Thanks for reading!
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I’m a creative, yoga-lovin’ business owner. I live in Nashville with my handsome husband. I love homemade pizza, Law & Order SVU, and helping YOU create more captivating and profitable business.
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This article was originally published on Entrepreneur. A recent experience coaching my daughter’s soccer team reminded me of my strengths as a business owner. I was recently asked to coach my daughter’s soccer team, and since she’s 11 now, which equals more eye-rolling and less talking to me, and I love soccer, I said yes. Three […]
This article was originally published on Entrepreneur. I have interviewed more than 100 entrepreneurs over the last two years. Here are the things I’ve learned that have helped my business achieve tremendous growth. Entrepreneurship can be lonely. It’s hard to explain the amazing highs and soul-crushing lows to people who haven’t experienced them. When I […]
This article was originally published on Entrepreneur. Recently, my family and I headed down to the Columbia River to have a BBQ because summer equals hamburgers, am I right? It was a beautiful summer day, and we were all excited because we all love hamburgers. We really don’t eat them a ton, so when we do, we’re excited. Anyway, […]
This article was originally published on Entrepreneur. It was May 12, 2014. I’ll never forget the day we received our cease and desist order because it was my husband’s 33rd birthday. A few days earlier, we’d had one of the biggest weekends our organic farm and brewery had ever had, so we were ready to celebrate! We were completely blindsided […]
There’s a big misconception that small business owners + entrepreneurs can’t effectively do their own digital marketing to grow their business. There is somewhat of an unspoken belief that it’s too hard and confusing to do on their own. That’s simply not true. Don’t get me wrong, digital marketing can be hard. But, that’s only […]
When I originally had the idea to write this blog, it was going to be funny. I was going to include all kinds of memes, because they’re fun and easy. But, a few things happened recently that made me decide to go in a different direction. And I felt compelled to share some hard things, […]
I’ve had this topic on my content calendar for awhile, but when I heard it was Gary’s birthday today, I decided to push it up a bit. I’ve been following Gary for a few years now and even if you’re not an entrepreneur, his thoughts on life are incredibly insightful. If you don’t know who […]
If you know me, you know I love wine. And marketing. Those two are right up there behind God, family and friends. I’ve been fascinated with wine ever since my parents took me on a wine tasting trip through Napa Valley almost 15 years ago. It was amazing. It was fall, which is my favorite […]
I wrote a blog a few weeks ago and the responses that I got were truly amazing! I heard from people that I haven’t talked to in almost 20 years. Thank you to all of you that took the time to read it, I’m glad that it resonated with so many of you 🙂 Interestingly […]
Why am I up? It’s 5:03 AM and I’m about to pour my first (of many) cup of coffee to get the day started. I’ve noticed that I’ve been asking myself this question often recently…and then little thoughts like this run across my mind, “I could still be asleep right now.” Or, “If I had […]