Nicole Gustas


I’m a former digital nomad with expertise in travel, history and the evolution of the granny square. My superpower is quickly synthesizing complex information into easy-to-understand content.

I can build your content operations department from the ground up or fill in any component that you’re missing. My skills include:

  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Content strategy
  • Content management
  • Content audits
  • Content frameworks and templates
  • Style and brand guides
  • Identifying content gaps
  • Content calendars
  • Building and upskilling teams of in-house, remote and freelance writers and editors
  • Process creation, management and improvement
  • Project management

Let me create a content system for you that will provide the content your customers crave. Contact me using the form below.

Content Samples

There Is Always Hope: How Monterey Bay Came Back From the Brink.Extinction Rebellion, October 10, 2020.

Guide to house sitting in New Zealand.” House Sitting Magazine, January 2021.

How to comfort someone when their pet passes away.House Sitting Magazine, April 2021.

The World’s First Granny Square Pattern (Plus 7 More to Make)The Yarn Queen, February 27, 2022.


Hunt, Elle. “Golden ticket: the lucky tourists sitting out coronavirus in New Zealand.” The Guardian, January 1, 2021.

Elliott, Christopher. “Pro tips for surviving a long flight during a pandemic: Get the right mask, bring a pillow.” USA Today, January 28, 2022.

Elliott, Christopher. “Is It Possible to Sleep Comfortably on a Long Distance Flight?The Washington Post, April 6, 2022.

Spector, Nicole. “13 Best Destinations to Stay in Style While Working Remotely.” GoBankingRates, May 20, 2022.

Harpaz, Beth. “Travelers Ask, Cash, What’s That?The New York Times, June 8, 2022.

Elliott, Christopher. “These Sites Will Help You Handle Any Airline Cancellation or Delay.” Forbes, July 9, 2022.

Elliott, Christopher. “Don’t make these common car rental mistakes.” The Seattle Times, August 22, 2022.

Cachero, Paulina and Ballentine, Claire. “Countries Compete for Remote Workers Even as Return to Office Demands Grow.Bloomberg, September 16, 2022.

Bienasz, Gabrielle. “These Are the Top Countries Americans Are Moving To, Broken Down By Age Group.” Entrepreneur, September 21, 2022.

Sullivan, Mike. “Political graffiti from 1925 found at Somerville home under construction.” WBZ CBS News Boston, October 24, 2022.

Rachel Krantz. “Help Being a Digital Nomad or Retiring Abroad.” Help Existing, November 2, 2022.

Elliott, Christopher. “Want to Really Get Away? Here’s Some Expert Advice for Digital Nomad Accommodations.” Forbes, November 20, 2022.