Margaret Littman

Margaret Littman

Margaret Littman is a journalist who covers small businesses, travel and all manner of other topics, with a sweet spot for anything relating to stand-up paddling or Music City. She is the author of the Nashville Essential Guide iPhone and Android app and many travel guidebooks. Her work has appeared in many national magazines, and she is the editor of Entrepreneur magazine’s Start It Up section.

How This Woman Sourced Inspiration for Fabric From Her Father's Drawings
Design

How This Woman Sourced Inspiration for Fabric From Her Father's Drawings

Sometimes, the greatest business ideas are found at home.
How Ag-Tech Ripened Into a Growing Market
Agribusiness

How Ag-Tech Ripened Into a Growing Market

As the market grows for better farm data, VC firms are seeding new developments.
How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights
Business Unusual

How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights

SkyAngels is out to make the skies a bit friendlier for flyers.
How Sriracha Got So Hot
Sriracha

How Sriracha Got So Hot

The conquering condiment is changing the way Americans eat.
How This Natural, Sugar-Free Soda Is Making Major Inroads With Consumers
Nutrition

How This Natural, Sugar-Free Soda Is Making Major Inroads With Consumers

Coke and Pepsi, look out. Zevia has its eye on you.
For Luxe Clients, What You Should Say But Haven't
You've Arrived

For Luxe Clients, What You Should Say But Haven't

Your clients might not expect to hear these phrases but they can help your bottom line.
Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment
Small Business - Big Impact

Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment

A 65-year-old record-pressing plant settles into a growth groove.
A Candy Emporium for Adults
Business Unusual

A Candy Emporium for Adults

Because grown-ups need the occasional sugar fix, too.
To Boost Tourism and Combat Erosion, This Company Is Installing Artifical Reefs in the Sea
Business Unusual

To Boost Tourism and Combat Erosion, This Company Is Installing Artifical Reefs in the Sea

Walter Marine has installed more than 35,000 reefs in waters in the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Mexico and other countries.
This Company Rents Out High-End Trailers For Camping and Corporate Events
Business Unusual

This Company Rents Out High-End Trailers For Camping and Corporate Events

A fleet of Airstreams packs a multifaceted business plan.
Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business
Ready To Launch

Accidental Entrepreneurs Create a Thriving Textile Business

When it comes to theatrical materials, one company is center stage.
The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events
Entrepreneurs

The Boom Market for Niche Fitness Events

Founded by former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Chris McIntosh, Dirty Girl obstacle-course events are running up big bucks.
Beyond Secret Santa: Holiday Traditions That Build Teams
Control What You Can

Beyond Secret Santa: Holiday Traditions That Build Teams

A company's holiday traditions should be more about mission-building than gift-giving or hall decking. Here's how you can use the holidays to build engagement with your team.
Avoid These Off-Site Work Party Mistakes
Control What You Can

Avoid These Off-Site Work Party Mistakes

Even when you hold your holiday party off-site, you're still the host and a successful party relies on your good planning. Here are four mistakes to avoid.
Simple Solutions for Better In-Office Parties
Growth Strategies

Simple Solutions for Better In-Office Parties

For a fun, morale boosting office party, keep these tips in mind.