Portfolio

Portfolio

(Abridged)

Business Profiles

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Scrumpy’s Hard Cider and Perry Company

Founder Jennifer Seiwald is introducing innovative flavors to the dynamic cider market.

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Vartega

Founder Andrew Maxey pioneering a chemistry-based process to recycle carbon fiber scrap into new material that’s on par with virgin carbon fiber.

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Hotbox Roasters

Dale Katechis, best known as the founder of Oskar Blues Brewery, is roasting 10 kinds of coffee and canning a cold-brewed recipe that packs a serious caffeine kick.

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SilLion

This startup is working to significantly improve lithium-ion batteries for use in the electric vehicle (EV), consumer electronics, and niche aerospace industries.

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Colorado Teardrop Trailers

Founder and COO Dean Wiltshire manufactures four models of teardrop trailers, including a pair that are off-road capable, as well as offering rentals and custom builds.

Content Marketing

Best Practices for Dealing with Negative Customer Reviews

Whether you’re a retailer, restaurateur, tour guide or museum director, your first negative review can make you feel like a donkey kicked you in the stomach. Don’t go all Chicken Little on us, though—The sky is not falling!

9 Sustainability Tips to Reduce Waste, Save Money and Enhance Your Business’s Public Image

Your business can reduce waste, adopt more sustainable business practices, boost your bottom line and win customers. While progress towards sustainability and cost savings may seem at odds, there are plenty of win-wins.

By the Numbers: Using Data Analytics to Build Smart Content Strategies

Creating videos, webinars and podcasts are ways that lawyers can contribute to a firm’s content strategy. Metrics, such as new clients and leads, as well as analytics and anecdotal examples, can help validate their marketing efforts.

Storytelling

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The Return of Absinthe

The green fairy is back in vogue and here to delight.

NoCo Residents Find Inspiration, Renewal in Running

We all feel a bit lighter on our feet in the springtime, making it a natural season to rediscover the joy of running.

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Venture Snowboards: Certified by Mountain Goats in Silverton’s Backcountry

“We consider ourselves kind of the microbrew of snowboards,” says Venture Snowboards co-founder Lisa Branner. The analogy makes sense to any Coloradan because nothing taps into our identity like an obsession with craftsmanship.

[Satire] Cohere Member Profile: T. Guy

This week in our coworking member profile we regrettably interview T. Guy. Ugh, we can’t even.

Other Business Writing

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Green Community

When you think of green buildings you might think of enviably low utility bills, but the conversation is shifting more toward occupant health and happiness. It’s not that residents at Revive Fort Collins—the greenest residential development in Northern Colorado—don’t care about sustainability. They just tend to talk about the day-to-day comforts of home first.

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Net Zero Energy Buildings Raise the Bar for Performance and Comfort

An eight-minute drive from Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall, a historic feat of architecture and building science nears completion.

Four years into hemp’s legalization, NoCo Expo again lures industry leaders, visionaries

Shortly after hemp’s legalization under Amendment 64, a group of thought leaders organized the first NoCo Hemp Expo, an inauspicious meeting held in a Loveland bar.

By its third year, the event had become a Mecca for hemp entrepreneurs and activists. The list of speakers, vendors and sponsors reads like a Who’s Who of industry players.

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