Meet Meg Crawford, social media guru for Strictly Business.

Tell us a little about your business.Strictly Business ( is a monthly news and marketing publication that represents local businesses and connects readers with different industry experts. The magazine goes to over 15,000 businesses in Omaha every month, plus we are strong online and on social media! I am also the co-owner/director of Elements Dance Concept in Milford, NE.

How did you get started in the business? – I have a graphic design degree from Southeast Community College. I’ve worked for other companies in similar positions—I love the opportunity to be creative and establish fun, cohesive branding. My husband Dillon Crawford is the art director for Strictly Business. Around the time this issue actually hits desks, Dillon and I will be on our way back from finally getting married in Colorado! As for the studio, I’ve been dancing since I was four years old and have a bachelor’s degree in dance from UNL. You could say it’s in my blood.

What has been your most important achievement professionally? – Elements was awarded the ADCC Studio Award in 2020 which is given to dance studios that show excellence in training. That was huge for us.

Tell us a little about your family. – My family consists of Dillon and our one-and-a-half-year-old Saint Bernard named Goose!

What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life? – Deciding to major in dance was huge for me. Many people around me including family members questioned me on my choice, but I’m so happy now that I made that decision.

What is your favorite thing to do on a day off? – Hanging outside or at the dog park. I love nature so going on walks is a must!

What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know? – I have a big passion for art!

Who inspires you? – My mom who raised my sister and I as a single mother (still don’t know how she did it) and Dillon who is always showing me how to relax but also get the job done.

What is your favorite quote or the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – Plan A is always the best plan. Don’t settle for Plan B.

If you could choose only one descriptive word to be remembered as, what would it be? – Loyal.

If you had a theme song, what would it be? – “You Make My Dreams Come True” by Hall and Oats

What is your greatest talent that you don’t utilize in your daily work life? – I’d like to think I’m a pretty good cook!

What local nonprofit organization(s) are you passionate about or involved with, and are there any special reasons why? – I would love to one day be a mentor for Big Brother’s Big Sisters. I think what they do for families and kids is amazing.

What is your favorite book or the last good book you read?Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is an all-time favorite, but the last good book I read was Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn.

What is your favorite movie?Mean Girls or The Devil Wears Prada.

What is your favorite TV show?The Office.

What is your favorite local restaurant? – California Taco.

If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be? – Bob Ross.

If our readers would like to contact you, how should they do so? – (402) 466-3330; /; /