We love how many amazing Mompreneurs live and work in North Alabama, and Megan Nivens is a big champion of the mompreneur community. Megan is founder and CEO of Flourish Consulting here in Huntsville and is known for her penchant of supporting women-owned small businesses succeed.
So we were were very excited when Megan told us she wanted to interview our managing editor for Flourish’s new video series, SheBoss! Stephenie got to sit down with Megan and talk about life and work after the Covid-19 pandemic, how important it is to surround yourself with a great team, why librarians are awesome, and what’s next for Rocket City Mom.
1:35 – How Rocket City Mom got started
5:15 – From a mom blog to media company
7:25 – Starting a business with your friends
8:40 – What roller derby has to do with RCM
10:30 – Truth bombs about monetizing content
15:20 – Why librarians are rockstars
17:40 – Why small businesses should work with marketing professionals
18:45 – How teams make small businesses grow
28:19 – Post-pandemic predictions
33:00 – Adapt or die!
36:30 – Long-term planning keep you out of jail
38:15 – Public radio is awesome
39:50 – Rocket City Mom Media Solutions
Rocket City Mom is a website about raising children in and around Huntsville, Alabama. Started in late 2010 by a local mom and newcomer to Huntsville, Rocket City Mom has grown into a thriving community of local parents and now boasts a staff of four, thirteen regular contributors, and tens of thousands of Tennessee Valley readers making it the #1 Parenting Resource in North Alabama.