December 1, 2015

Annie Pilon - Staff Writer

Annie Pilon

Annie Pilon is a staff writer for Small Business Trends, covering entrepreneur profiles and feature stories. 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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