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Small Business Highlight Blog


We have been a part of the small business community for the last six years and each year it becomes even more important for us to support, respect and highlight other small businesses and their owners. It's our goal to promote small businesses everywhere, and we hope you share your story with us.


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November 5, 2019

When you think Boston, you don’t think bagels. Everyone knows that is New York’s domain. However, you wouldn’t believe how hard it is to find any decent bagel place in Massachusetts. From the time I was a little girl, my grandmother has been taking me to a bagel place in Newton, MA called Rosenfeld Bagels.

Every weekend that I was staying with my grandmother, we would walk across the park and down the road to pick up these fluf...

March 31, 2017

Flukes & Finds in Newburyport, MA is one of my favorite stores of all time. When I was little, my mother used to take me here on a weekly basis to hunt for treasures... This may be where my passion for all things vintage began.

Our relationship:  The new owner of Flukes & Finds, Susan, attended my social media presentation this past Fall. After the presentation, she reached out to me about helping her re-brand Flukes & Finds'...

March 27, 2017

Meet Christy, owner of Christy LeMire Wellness out of Newburyport, MA. Christy specializes in working with clients on Holistic Nutrition, Yoga & Reformer Pilates, Cleansing, and Wellness Coaching.

How we met: Christy and I met through a mutual friend and fellow entrepreneur, Matt Forcier. We held our first meeting on a very hot summer's day outside of Atomic Cafe and have been teaming up/working together ever since!

Our relation...

March 1, 2017

Makeup by Nancy is owned by Nancy Gorman, a talented makeup artist out of the Newburyport, MA area. Nancy is not only our good friend, but also one of our wonderful clients! We continue to cherish our working and personal relationship throughout the years.

How we met: Nancy and I met working in similar networking groups out of Newburyport.

Our relationship: Our working relationship began when Nancy did my makeup for various vid...

January 6, 2017

Whenever I get a chance (more like the time) I love to rave about our wonderful clients.  This week I'm talking all about Red Door DesignWorks out of Arlington, MA.

How we met: Like many of our clients, we met through a networking group.  Co-owners Allison and Andrea have been attending the Arlington Business Collaborative Group with me for a while now and throughout the months we developed a great relationship!

Working togeth...

November 2, 2016

How our relationship developed:

Ed McDonald, owner of McDonald Contracting, and I met during a networking event in Arlington last October.  I was giving a presentation on social media and Ed approached me afterwards about helping him market his business.  Throughout the last year we have been working together to improve their brand positioning, develop their social media presence and consistency, execute monthly email market...

April 28, 2016


How our relationship developed: Classic Faces owner, Rosana, and I were introduced to one another when she was looking for marketing help. During our first marketing meeting in 2014, we hit it off immediately and have been working together ever since!

The first project we teamed up on was creating a fresh updated look for the Classic Faces website. To ensure we brought the vision to life, we set up a styled photo shoot to ca...

February 17, 2016

How our relationship developed: Fowle's Market will always have a special place in my heart, as they were one of my first clients and helped motivate me to start my own business, Creative TK. When you're a brand new business owner, all you need is someone to give you a chance to prove yourself and Fowle's Market was gracious enough to give me this amazing opportunity.


Andrew (former part-owner of Fowle's) and I met on a Chambe...

February 15, 2016


How our relationship developed: Diane Gronbeck, co-owner of The Brass Lyon, and I met when I was volunteering at a Newburyport Chamber of Commerce event in winter of 2013.  My business was super new (only 3 months old) and Diane was in the need for some social media help! After a meeting with both Ed & Diane at their home in Newburyport, we began working together on a marketing plan that included social media, product photogr...

February 13, 2016

How our relationship developed: Rachael, owner of Dragonfly Photography, is my sister, so our relationship began a long time ago! Our work relationship began about three years ago when she gave me the title of Marketing Director when my career was in flux (I just returned home from a 3-month cross country trip and was undecided on my next career move). This was the start of a beautiful working relationship that we still have t...

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