052 – The Founders of Moonlight Makers on Testing, Trusting, and T-Shirts

In this episode, we interview the two founders of Moonlight Makers, Claire Watson and Nicole Hairfield. You probably know Moonlight Makers for their shop on Rankin Ave that sells t-shirts and gifts stamped with silly puns and phrases. But what you might now know is that Moonlight Makers wasn’t always a t-shirt company. In fact, … Continue reading 052 – The Founders of Moonlight Makers on Testing, Trusting, and T-Shirts

051 – Marilyn Ball of Speaking of Travel on The Rise of Asheville

In this episode, we interview Marilyn Ball, host of the Speaking of Travel podcast and author of The Rise of Asheville. It’s hard to express just how much Marilyn knows about Asheville and it’s history. We first got to know her over lunch at the Stony Knob Cafe. Between bites, we discussed the podcasting landscape … Continue reading 051 – Marilyn Ball of Speaking of Travel on The Rise of Asheville

050 – Nick Dodson of Broken Helm on Building a Production Company to Help Suffering Addicts Create

In this episode, we interview Nick Dodson, the founder of Broken Helm. Broken Helm is a multi-media production company for people who are afflicted with addiction and want to create. Nick and his team help recovering addicts produce podcasts, music, art, merchandise, and more. “We take ideas from people who are in recovery or anyone … Continue reading 050 – Nick Dodson of Broken Helm on Building a Production Company to Help Suffering Addicts Create

049 – Our Favorite Sound Bites + Lessons from Season 3 Episodes (Season 3 Recap)

In this episode, we share a single sound bite from each Season 3 podcast episode, as well as a brief commentary on each episode and why we think it’s meaningful. At the end of every podcast season, we like to go back and recap all the episodes. We find that doing this can help you … Continue reading 049 – Our Favorite Sound Bites + Lessons from Season 3 Episodes (Season 3 Recap)

047 – Tyler J. McCall on Business Strategies to Help Deal with COVID-19 / Coronavirus

In this episode, we sit down with online marketing expert, Tyler J. McCall to discuss new ways you and your business can utilize digital marketing strategies throughout the COVID-19 quarantine. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization characterized COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, as a pandemic. Needless to say, this announcement sent a shockwave around … Continue reading 047 – Tyler J. McCall on Business Strategies to Help Deal with COVID-19 / Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Resources for Small Businesses in Asheville (and Beyond)

In an effort to help you navigate the effects of COVID-19, we put together a list of resources for small businesses in Asheville (and beyond!). Have an idea that you don’t see here? Let us know hello@makingitinasheville.com We’ll be adding to this list as time goes on. Financial Resources NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan: Mountain … Continue reading Coronavirus: Resources for Small Businesses in Asheville (and Beyond)

046 – Clint Spiegel of Industry Nine (i9) on Innovation and Keeping Your Edge

I’ve always tried to relentlessly focus my thought process to [something that is] reality-based. Get out of your own head and see what the world is valuing. – Clint Spiegel About Clint Spiegel In this episode, we interview Clint Spiegel, founder of Industry Nine. When we met clint for the podcast interview, we began by … Continue reading 046 – Clint Spiegel of Industry Nine (i9) on Innovation and Keeping Your Edge

044 – Change Agent Philip Cooper of UpSkill WNC on Building Bridges and Filling in the Gaps in the Community

If you’re close enough to the resources and you’re close to the community, I command you to be the bridge. – Philip Cooper In this episode, we interview change agent and re-entry expert, Philip Cooper. Philip is the coordinator of a non-profit program called UpSkill WNC, where he helps citizens who have recently been released … Continue reading 044 – Change Agent Philip Cooper of UpSkill WNC on Building Bridges and Filling in the Gaps in the Community