Independent journalist Elaine Pofeldt has contributed to publications such as Fortune, where she is author of the David vs. Goliath column, Money, CNBC, Inc., Forbes, AARP Life Reimagined, Dr. Oz, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and a variety of other outlets on the topics of entrepreneurship and careers. At Crain's New York Business, she is a contributing editor, involved with planning the small business coverage. 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.
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