April 30, 2016

Annie Pilon - Staff Writer

Annie Pilon

Annie Pilon is a Senior Staff Writer for Small Business Trends, covering entrepreneur profiles, interviews, feature stories, community news and in-depth, expert-based guides.

She is a freelance writer specializing in marketing, social media, and creative topics. She has a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College Chicago in Journalism and Marketing Communications. She also has a passion for small businesses and entrepreneurship.

Through her first few years of professional life, she’s written everything from traditional newspaper articles to email newsletters for political campaigns.

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Killer List of National Small Business Week 2016 Events

National Small Business Week is upon us again. Next week, there are small business events and celebrations planned across the country. For your convenience, we've listed as many as we can find here.


Ace Those Summer Hires with Best Practices from ADP

It's nearly summer and that means your small business could be looking to add a little seasonal help. ADP offers some suggestions on how to make the most of those employment decisions.

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12 Yummy Cookie Businesses on Etsy

Enjoy this mouth-watering sampling of cookie businesses online that are selling cookies and similar baked goods on Etsy.


Increase Your Sales With These Community Tips

Boosting sales should be on the top of any small business's priority list. Our community members have a lot of expert advice to share with your sales department this week. Check them out in our community news and information roundup.


How to Implement Millennial Marketing with Snapchat

Is your small business trying to reach the millennial set? If you're not on Snapchat, then you're missing a great chance to do just that. Check out these ways your business can connect with a younger crowd on the social site today.

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