Elaine PofeldtSpecial to CNBC.com
Independent journalist Elaine Pofeldt is author of The Million Dollar, One-Person Business and has contributed to publications such as Fortune (where she has written the David vs. Goliath column), Money, CNBC, Inc., Forbes, AARP Life Reimagined, Crain's New York Business, Dr. Oz, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and a variety of other outlets on the topics of entrepreneurship and careers. Previously, Elaine worked as a senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine, where she was twice nominated for the National Magazine Award for her features and edited the magazine's website, building its traffic to 2 million to 5 million page views per month. She is co-founder of the $200KFreelancer blog, a site to help independent professionals earn a good living, and of the editing service EmergencyEditor. She graduated from Yale University with a BA in English. Follow her at @ElainePofeldt.