26 – Don’t Let the Fluorescent Lights of Mediocrity Suck Out Your Life, w/ owner of Rough & Ready Media, Michelle Greene

In this episode we talk to the owner of Rough & Ready Media, Michelle Greene. We explore her journey across the country from California in her two-door Toyota Celica to working at the Herald-Tribune in sunny Sarasota, Florida. Michelle became the youngest editor at the paper and ran a team of more than 30 people: overseeing the production and design of the paper, copy editors, graphics, photography, website, magazines, tv and new product development.

Then we go into detail of how and why Michelle founded Rough & Ready Media; we cheer on her success as they’re celebrating their FIVE YEAR Anniversary.

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23 – Master your freelance career with Web designer and Developer Jonathan Snook

In this episode we talk to Web designer and developer, Jonathan Snook. We discuss his career journey from Yahoo and Shopify to his current freelance venture. Over the last two decades in the web industry, he has done back-end development, front-end development, UX design, and product management. Jonathan has written a couple books including the self-published book, Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS (SMACSS). He writes about tips, tricks, and bookmarks on his blog, Snook.ca, and shares his knowledge via talks and workshops at conferences around the world.

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20 – Building a Creative Ecosystem with Innovator and Entrepreneur, Rich Swier Jr.

This episode we talk to Innovator and Entrepreneur, Rich Swier Jr. We journey into his passion for building businesses and helping other entrepreneurs develop their own success.  We also discuss Rich’s incubator for innovation and creativity, The HuB. The HuB’s mission is to build a strong creative economy in Sarasota, Florida by bringing together professionals, artists and entrepreneurs to execute big ideas. The HuB provides a wide-range of services including application development, video production, marketing, business development and many other key aspects to growing or launching a venture.

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  • Guest: Innovator and Entrepreneur, Rich Swier Jr.
    • Rich Swier is an entrepreneur. Over the past 20 years, Rich has been involved in building a creative and technology economy in Sarasota, Florida.
  • Twitter: @hubsarasota
  • The HuB

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