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Our Writing Team


University of Tennessee studied failures of thousands of small businesses and attempted to identify the primary culprit leading to demise.  The cause of 46% of failures was determined to be “incompetence”. (https://isbdc.org/small-business-failure-rates-causes/)

We’re here to make sure that doesn’t continue to happen.

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“A startup company is designed to grow fast.  Being newly founded does not in itself make a company a startup.  Nor is it necessary for a startup to work on technology or take venture funding or have some sort of exit….

the only essential thing is growth.” 

Here are some of the awesome writers and contributors that help deliver valuable insight and information to you daily.

Staff Writers

Cassidy Welter
Staff Writer
Cassidy Welter is a Chicago based researcher at a consulting firm specializing in nonprofits. When she's not working, she's reading anything she can get her hands on, debating politics, watching the Pittsburgh Penguins and eating her way across the city's food scene. See more from Cassidy on Twitter at @CassidyWelter.
Loraine Couturier
Staff Writer
Loraine Couturier is a staff writer at StartUp Mindset and is a jet set writing chick from Canada that travels around the globe. Her writing and marketing skills are what keeps her eating exotic meals and jumping on planes. Loraine loves writing about pretty much anything and likes to pass on the knowledge she has to others.
Sadia Sarwar
Staff Writer
Sadia is a writer and upcoming novelist who enjoys speculating about business trends and voicing her opinions on current affairs. Read her musings on her site: http://sadiasarwar.com/ and follow her on Twitter @sadiamhsarwar More from Sadia
Maria Mkrtchyan
Staff Writer
Maria is a freelance writer who lives and writes outside the box. Honest and casual as she is in person, she is in her writing. She will pen down everything that’s challenging, inspiring and has the potential of making the world a more intelligent and sensible place.In her spare time, she loves taking artsy photos, traveling, writing poetry, meditating and just surrendering to philosophical musings. You can follow her on Twitter @mariatheflaneur and Instagram mariatheflaneur.
Summer Anderson
Staff Writer
Summer Anderson is a mother, wife, writer and long time lover of the game of golf. She hopes to impact those through her writing and advice on marketing and social media communication. When she is not on the golf course, blogging or watching “Frozen” with her little ones, she can be found designing websites in her home state of Pennsylvania. Follow her: Twitter @Summery08; Instagram summeryseason85 Website http://www.summerywebdesign.com
Rebecca Moses
Staff Writer
Rebecca Moses is a creative writer who can’t keep from meddling in the real world. While living in Colorado, she developed a particular interest in small business production. She loves a writing challenge, dabbles in illustration, and reads to figure out how all things work and grow. Find her at RebeccaMosesWriting.com
Janette Getui
Staff Writer
Janette Getui is a mompreneur transformational writer and prosperity coach. She is the co-founder of Bold Beautiful Blissful U and hosts transformational prosperity retreats and masterminds. She also runs a content creation agency that supports visionaries and thought leaders. Check out Janette's articles and follow her @janettegetui
Lance McHenry
News Writer
Lance McHenry is a writer, tea snob, entrepreneur, lover of #tech and #startups. His idea of triathlon is developing an idea, creating a prototype, and validating. He has been involved in the growth of several startups and now shares his ideas on business and tech. Follow him on Twitter @Lanceexpress.
Lindsey Conger
Associate News Writer
Associate News Writer: Lindsey is a writer originally from Chicago but can now be found somewhere in Europe. She is driven by a passion to explore every corner of the world, spread her marketing and business knowledge, and to be able to speak Spanish fluently. Follow her on Instagram at @lindseyaconger
Nicole Duggan
Staff Writer
Born in Sao Paolo, Brazil, to Argentine parents, Nicole Duggan grew up hopping around North and South America, collecting stories and experiences that would later lead her to fall in love with what Voltaire once called “painting the voice”. An avid bookworm, wannabe Picasso, and passionate traveler, she considers herself an art-entrepreneur, with a knack for finding a way to bridge art with different aspects of reality (political, economic, social, etc), in order to understand the bigger picture that encompasses the structures in which human beings move.
Emily Koelsch
Staff Writer

Emily Koelsch is a freelance writer, blogger and small business owner in Memphis. She enjoys writing about a variety of topics from real estate to parenting. Follow her on twitter @koelschew or at futureconversationalist.com



Chintan Zalani

Monthly contributor: Chintan Zalani is a copywriter and loves helping startups emotionally connect with their customers. Hire him to create an effective content marketing strategy for your brand.

Melanie Boylan

Melanie has been supporting business owners with Social Media Training and Management since 2013 after a Magician asked for her help with Facebook. More on that later... In late 2016 Melanie started writing for Irish Tech News and now travels to locations throughout Europe and reports, blogs and Live Streams her experience of events whilst she's there. Her interests span Social Media (of course) Event Planning and Co-ordination, Start Up Business Support, Mentoring and Sponsorship on the job. However, off the job she's into SciFi / Sci Fact, STEM and Space. Oh and Cats rule.

Simon Benson

Simon is the founder of a specialist UK-based recruitment business that supports tech startups. He advocates a consultative approach to recruitment and blogs for the benefit of both employers and job seekers as well as on the experience of running a startup himself. He has a background in document editing and loves good coffee and his vinyl collection. Follow him on Twitter @sibenson_wg

Liz Greene
Liz Greene is a writer, marketing professional, and full blown pop culture geek from the beautiful City of Trees, Boise, ID. When not stalking the aisles of her local Ulta, she can be found shoveling down sushi while discussing the merits of the latest Game of Thrones fan theories. You can follow her on Twitter @LizVGreene, or check out her latest post on Three Broke Bunnies.
Lisa Michaels

Lisa Michaels is a freelance writer, editor and a striving content marketing consultant from Portland. Being self-employed, she does her best to stay on top of the current trends in business and tech. Feel free to connect with her on Twitter @LisaBMichaels

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