I've held editorial staff positions at Fortune.com, Good Housekeeping Magazine, ABCNews.com and Zagat. I launched my travel blog, Travelogged.com in January 2009. Drawing traffic to my blog forced me to become a social media expert, and now I'm an adjunct for social media at Columbia Journalism School. I'm also a freelance writer who is open to a variety of assignments.
How Dre Towey turned her passion for art, kids and music into a successful business with JAM Sono, a cool venue that hosts mommy and me classes and birthday parties in Norwalk, Conn.
For two friends, the search for a creative space resulted in a business plan. Here's the story behind the successful Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, plus tips on how the founders stay organized and promote their business.