About the author

Nick Gausling

<strong>Nick Gausling</strong>&nbsp;is a Fractional COO and business consultant who&nbsp;optimizes specialty B2C companies for greater bottom-line impact.<br><br>​​​​​​​He previously held leadership positions in a multibillion-dollar specialty furniture retailer, an SMB specialty beverage manufacturer, and in consumer financial services &amp; boutique venture capital. Nick is frequently quoted by leading business press like&nbsp;<strong><em>CNBC</em></strong>,&nbsp;<strong><em>U.S. News &amp; World Report</em></strong>,&nbsp;<strong><em>TheStreet</em></strong>, and&nbsp;<strong><em>CMSWire</em></strong>.<br>​​​​​​​<br>You can find out more about working with Nick, how to connect with him on social media, or schedule a complimentary introductory meeting @&nbsp;<strong>NickGausling.com</strong>