Better Together: Empress Stationery on Working with Family, Managing Interns and the Benefits of a “Work Wife”

Jessica Hinton, creative director & founder of Empress Stationery, is on the podcast this week to dive into growing her business, social media strategy, time management, and more. Empress started out as a side hustle, but quickly became her passion. Jessica dives into how Empress became her main hustle, how her focus has evolved over the years, and how she navigated the early days of Instagram. Jessica and a fellow entrepreneur developed a hugely successful internship handbook, and she details her strategy with interns now and how that has changed over the years. Full show notes at 

Mentioned in this episode: 

Empress Stationery

Empress Stationery on Instagram

Rotary Trail 

Emily Wells Design 

Mallory Webb of Daughters Baking on the Localist podcast 


Empress Stationery on Pinterest 



Fetch Marketing

@ThinkLocalist on Instagram
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Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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