Thinking about starting a business from a rural area? Check out this insightful interview with an online business owner living in the Ozarks!
After working in corporate tech support for over ten years, Mary Caelsto moved to the Ozarks to pursue her dream of a country life. She lives on her homestead with her husband, and a menagerie of animals including chickens, geese, ducks, horses, cats, and parrots. From her office cabin she helps entrepreneurs unscramble their technology to help them stay sane and love their businesses.
Below is my interview with Mary…
Q: Mary, you’re the author of a handful of business books. What inspired you to write business books?
A: I’ve been a published book author since 2002, and I found myself quickly taking on a mentorship role for the newer authors. My books came about as a result of teaching classes on newsletter and customer engagement, as well as an attempt to offer some resources for newer people in the industry.
Q: Could you give us a quick high-level summary of your background?
A: In addition to my nearly two decades in the corporate world, where I learned quite a bit about customer service, technical support, and what makes a business run efficiently, I have been a published author since 2002 and been in the online marketing space since about that time. My knowledge and background are mostly from being in the trenches, helping people, working on their projects and achieving their goals.
Q: Delving into your books now, who would benefit most from your books?
A: My books are designed for newer entrepreneurs looking to [Continue reading]