Tag Archives | Erica Simanek Knoch

Small Business Networking: Advice & Resources

I have a couple of things to say about networking as a small business owner: Do NOT act like the guy in the video above!  When I first started networking, I thought it was “all about me”, and would ramble on about what I could offer, and didn’t take much time to listen to others.  After a while, […]

New Logo!

My talented sister, who happens to be THE BEST graphic artist, has come through again! After many back and forths with me, her usually NOT picky sister, she came up with a great logo that I can use now as well as keep when my business grows. Big props to Kristin Simanek, my little sister […]

DISHing It Out to Help Local Charities – One Open Mic at a Time

Tomorrow I will get a ride with my friend Jami and attend the first open mic nite at Dish. I’m looking forward to a few hours of conversation, fresh and tasty food, and fun entertainment.  Doug Vaira is the owner of Dish, and on Thursday, 10/22 will be the first of his monthly open mic nights in which he will give back to local […]

Local Farmer Gives Back to His Own

 I saw a sign and had that “do this!” moment.    That’s the day my girls and I were on Route 9 in Harpers Ferry when we saw a sign about a two-day music fest, and I read about all the bands, then “The Nighthawks”!  OMG, I feel like I’m back in time rocking in Bethesda!  I […]