Christy Schutz is a communications professional and freelance writer focused on topics like employer/personal branding, career management, personal development, women in the workplace, and female entrepreneurs. She enjoys putting 16+ years of experience in the advertising, recruitment marketing, employee/internal communications and special events industries to good use by helping others to discover, develop and market their own distinct calling or mission. This Tampa Bay, FL-based Mom also keeps herself busy by raising 4 kids, caring for her husband & doting on her dogs Petey and Daisy!
Dawn Berryman is the founder of MarketMommy.com and Market Mommy:: The Blog, online marketing resources for mom entrepreneurs. Market Mommy shows moms how and where to market their businesses. She holds a B.A. from Indiana University and has worked in the marketing/communications field for more than 11 years. She resides in rural Ohio with her husband and three children. For more information, please see: Market Mommy.
Deborah Sweeney is the CEO of MyCorporation, an online corporation and LLC filing service that focuses on small to mid-sized businesses. MyCorporation is an online corporation & LLC filing service focusing on small to mid-sized businesses. Founded in 1998, MyCorporation is a leader in online legal filings for entrepreneurs, providing corporate start-up bundles that include 50-state walk-in service for Articles of Incorporation filings, registered agent, DBA, Trademark & Copyright filing services. MyCorporation is also a long-term partner for a business, as the company offers products that help customers protect and maintain the legitimacy of their businesses throughout the business lifecycle. Deborah is a graduate of Pepperdine University with a JD/MBA. In addition to enjoying her new found freedom as an entrepreneur, Ms. Sweeney loves more than anything spending time with her husband, who is a great sounding board and business owner himself, and her two sons, Benjamin and Christopher.
Deb Bixler retired from the corporate world in 2000 to enjoy life as an entrepreneur. In the first 9 months as a home party direct seller she built a home business and sales team which provided her with an income capable of replacing her corporate business salary of $80,000 per year. Deb manages the largest FREE home party plan resource center on the web.
Kelly Robbins, MA, is the founder of The Copywriting Institute, a training and resource center for copywriters. Kelly’s goal is to help every woman that has a strong desire to make her own money and create work life balance do this while working from home. Kelly left her corporate J-O-B of 13 years when her 3rd daughter was born in 2000. She started a business as a freelance copywriter and was easily able to replace her corporate salary and then some! Kelly currently coaches and trains aspiring copywriters marketing and business building techniques, writing marketing and communications copy, and how to make money while creating the lifestyle you CHOOSE to create for yourself. Kelly believes the first step to creating change in your life is making the decision to do it and not turning back. If you are interested in learning more about making money as a freelance copywriter, visit us at The Copywriting Institute and take our freelance copywriting quiz! You can also learn more from Kelly on Facebook.
Danielle Buffardi is an award-winning freelance blogger, freelance writer, virtual assistant, and social media manager specializing in the areas of small business, virtual companies, family, pregnancy, and entrepreneurship. To learn more about Danielle and the services she offers, please visit her on the web at www.PenPointEditorial.com.
Cathi Nelson had her “light bulb” moment when she recognized that consumers were becoming increasingly overwhelmed with the exploding number of photos, media and memorabilia they were accumulating. She started her own photo organizing business called PhotoSimplified and was amazed at the response from clients and others who wanted to learn how to add photo-organizing services to their business. In response she founded, The Association of Personal Photo Organizers to support the new and emerging profession of photo- life management by providing training, support, products and collaboration for people interested in adding photo management services to their existing business or as a new business. Since its inception, APPO has grown to hundreds of members throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and United Kingdom.
Diana Schneidman helps people who want to land well-paid freelance and consulting work quickly. Her publishing and coaching practice is named Stand Up 8 Times after a Japanese proverb: Fall down seven times, stand up eight. She walks her talk—she is also a freelance writer and researcher specializing in the insurance and asset management industries at DianaWrites. Diana has restarted her dormant freelance practice several times after corporate terminations. Diana is the author of Real Skills, Real Income: A Proven Marketing System to Land Well-Paid Freelance and Consulting Work in 30 Days or Less, available on Amazon.
Anneke Steenkamp is a Freelance Writer at The Joy of Unemployment. When she’s not typing away at client content she’s perfecting her Facebook stalking skills and spending time with her pet dog, Zoey.
Angie Nelson has been a virtual assistant and serial blogger since 2007 when she took her future into her own hands and found a way to escape the corporate cubicle farm. Today she balances several successful online ventures and still manages to share her passion for home business and blogging with others on her blogs The Work at Home Wife and Beauty Blogging Bliss.
Emily Belcher is the blogger behind TheUnextreme.com, where she enjoys writing about various topics from toxic mold to life as a work at home mom. She also writes for some of the top coupon and nursing websites as a freelance writer and editor. Some of her hobbies include hiking with her husband and young son in beautiful North Carolina, practicing yoga, and reading tarot cards.
Jan Pinnington is a Nutritional Consultant, wife, mother, and “consummate foodie.” She specializes in teaching nutrition and healthy recipe preparation to kids. In an effort to fight childhood obesity, Jan’s company, Healthy Hands Cooking, teaches other women across the U.S. to do the same. Her philosophy? Love what you do, do what you love, and share your experience with others.