Category Archives: Business

November 14

Featured Kickstarter: Geek Fuel

By: Meg Humphrey   Item-of-the-month clubs have been around for quite some time whether its fancy cheeses or specialty coffees. Lately, monthly subscription boxes have been populating all areas of life. From snacks to cosmetics to clothing, you can order a box of whatever you’re looking for to your doorstep. We all know that nerds […]

September 05

Adorable Artist Spotlight: The Gorgonist

By: Meg Humphrey   The Gorgonist, AKA Robin Kaplan, has been one of those artists I always look forward to seeing at conventions. I have many of her pieces hanging up in my apartment and it’s great to see what new art she has added since I saw her last.     Her original artwork […]

August 05

Nerdy Kickstarters!

Nerdy Kickstarters! By: Terra Olsen Kickstarter has proven to be a great way to fund awesome ideas into reality. But there are soooo many different Kickstarters, it can be hard to pick which one(s) to support. So I decided to feature a few awesome and nerdy Kickstarters I think you should consider backing: Nerdy Candles: […]

March 20

Interview with Ruby Mimosa, Founder of The Burlesque Boutique

Interview with Ruby Mimosa, Founder of The Burlesque Boutique Interview by Terra Olsen Tell me about yourself. My name is Ruby Mimosa and I am known as The Island Flower. I am a burlesque performer here in Seattle with The Atomic Bombshells. I also teach burlesque classes at Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque. I […]

February 13

Interview with Chrystal, Founder of DigitalSoaps

Interview with Chrystal, Founder of DigitalSoaps Interview by Terra Olsen Tell me about yourself.  I am a former daily newspaper reporter who abandoned her career to make soap for a living. Most days, I am frazzled and full of caffeine. I live in a small studio in Bellingham, Wash., with my car-riding kitty companion, Anya. When it comes […]

January 16

Interview with Jessie, Co-Founder of Ellie’s Coworking + Childcare

Interview with Jessie, Co-Founder of Ellie’s Coworking + Childcare Interview by Terra Olsen Tell me about yourself. When I was 17 years old, I was featured in The Christian Science Monitor as a young entrepreneur attending Camp $tart-Up, a girls-empowerment and business camp. This is what I chose to do for two weeks during the […]

December 19

Interview with Sarah, Founder of Marshall’s Haute Sauce

Interview with Sarah, Founder of Marshall’s Haute Sauce Interview by Terra Olsen Tell me about yourself. I am a true canning nerd. I love food, farmers markets, and preserving things the old-fashioned way. I have always loved small businesses, farmers, and local products. It feels like it was destined for me to start this company. […]