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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Van Applegate eventually impressed the importance of social media to the small businesses of his hometown in West Virginia. Now, the community is bustling with activity and small businesses are actively marketing via channels like Facebook and Twitter.