Stephanie’s Background

Stephanie Nivinskus has been developing and executing business-building solutions since 1995. Prior to opening SizzleForce, Inc., Stephanie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. She then climbed her way up the corporate marketing ladder working at The San Diego Reader, The San Diego Union-Tribune, and Cox Interactive Media.  In 2000, she left her corporate management position to start a company that supported the marketing needs of major non-profit Christian organizations including Miles Ahead Ministries,  Operation Mobilization and Oasis of Hope.  In 2003, she was invited to consult for The Body Shop at Home, a division of international bath and body retail chain, The Body Shop.  For more than 5 years she helped hundreds of entrepreneurs build independently-owned small businesses selling The Body Shop product line and was recognized as one of top 1% of performers in the company.  Shortly after The Body Shop was acquired by L’Oreal, she launched SizzleForce, Inc. Since 2009, Stephanie has helped hundreds of small companies make a big impact in the marketplace with smart marketing strategies, absolutely unforgettable copywriting and innovative brand management services. She serves as an Expert Panelist and Keynote Speaker at industry conferences frequently sharing the stage with marketplace leaders like Marcus Lemonis of CNBC’s “The Profit” and Les Brown. In 2018, Stephanie’s book, “Absolutely Unforgettable: The Entrepreneur’s Guide To Creating A Heart-Centered Brand That Stands Out In A Noisy World” hit the international best-seller list in three countries.

Stephanie’s Signature Spin

Stephanie has a unique approach to marketing. She strongly believes every single company has something very special at their core–a story that sets them completely apart from their competition and deeply resonates with their ideal clients.

A trained journalist, Stephanie approaches every marketing project like a reporter. She digs and digs and digs a little more, until she uncovers your story–the juicy, compelling details that your ideal clients cannot resist.  The story that illustrates the heart and passion behind your company. This story becomes the foundation of everything else she and the SizzleForce, Inc. team does for you.

How Stephanie Can Serve You

At SizzleForce, Inc., Stephanie serves as the lead brand strategist and copywriter. She’s the person that hunts down your competitive advantage, uncovers your unforgettable story and then, assembles and manages the strategic and creative team that shares your company with the world.  She’s also your contact. You will rarely if ever, talk with anyone else on the team. Stephanie will deal with that so you can focus on doing what you do best.
Stephanie has been married to her husband Kevin since 2000. Together, they have three fabulous children. She lives in the suburbs of San Diego, where she is most often found writing and sharing stories.