036 – How to Set Goals that M.A.T.A. and Achieve Them in 2020 (Season 3 Intro)

M.A.T.A.: The ultimate system for creating more meaningful New Year’s resolutions and sticking to them Welcome to Season 3 of the Making It in Asheville podcast! In this episode, we share strategies YOU can use for setting goals and resolutions for the New Year, plus we give you a sneak peek into what YOU can … Continue reading 036 – How to Set Goals that M.A.T.A. and Achieve Them in 2020 (Season 3 Intro)

034 – Our Top 10 Asheville Gifts (2019 Holiday Gift Guide)

In this episode, we share with you our top 10 Asheville gifts for our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. Whether you’re simply looking for a unique present or you aiming to shop locally, we hope this episode provides inspiration! Since moving here, we’ve enjoyed getting to know the many local makers and the things that they … Continue reading 034 – Our Top 10 Asheville Gifts (2019 Holiday Gift Guide)

031 – Appreciation, Money, and Three Ways to Price Your Product (Thanksgiving Episode)

“Appreciation means two things: It means to grow and it means thankfulness. And I do believe that appreciation is a form of currency and people can show that they appreciate you with money. One of the ways to allow for that, as a business owner, is to tell really meaningful stories about the work that … Continue reading 031 – Appreciation, Money, and Three Ways to Price Your Product (Thanksgiving Episode)

029 – 5 Marketing Ideas to Help Your Business Make It in Asheville

After interviewing over 20 Asheville-based business owners, we’ve distilled 21 ideas for growing a business in Asheville. Here are the top five. In this podcast episode, we share with you our top five ideas for helping your business survive and thrive in Asheville. Note: Keep in mind that there are 16 more ideas that we’ve … Continue reading 029 – 5 Marketing Ideas to Help Your Business Make It in Asheville

025 – Lessons from Planning a Wedding in Asheville (Yup, We Just Got Married!)

Advice for Saying “I Do” in One of North Carolina’s Most Popular Wedding Cities In this episode, we unpack what it was like to plan a wedding in Asheville. A few weeks before recording this episode, we got married! And yes, we did it in Asheville. Getting ready for the big day has been a … Continue reading 025 – Lessons from Planning a Wedding in Asheville (Yup, We Just Got Married!)

018 – Just Start + Highlights from Our Season One Interviews

If there’s one theme we can highlight from our first 10 interviews with Asheville locals, it’s this: just start. Throughout this episode, we share the various ways that our interviewees began their journey towards becoming who they are today. We learn that “getting started” looks different for everyone. For some, it’s taking baby steps and … Continue reading 018 – Just Start + Highlights from Our Season One Interviews

017 – Seven Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers (A Proven Method to “Win” in the Long Run)

It costs $0 to test this in your own business. In this episode, we talk about seven different ways you can build trust with your customers. Creating a loyal relationship with your audience is no easy task. It takes time, nurturing, and a lot of effort. Still, we believe the long-term benefits are worthwhile and … Continue reading 017 – Seven Ways to Build Trust with Your Customers (A Proven Method to “Win” in the Long Run)

016 – The Best Places to Visit in Asheville (as Recommended by Our Podcast Guests) + New Google Map

In each of our podcast interviews, we asked our guests the same question: “Where do you take friends when they visit you in Asheville?” In this episode, we share the most recommended places, plus why we (and our podcast interviewees) love them and our tips for visiting. Here’s What You’ll Learn The best places to … Continue reading 016 – The Best Places to Visit in Asheville (as Recommended by Our Podcast Guests) + New Google Map