As the Editor of Starting Your Business, James C. Johnson is fulfilling his ongoing career mission to provide actionable advice to small business owners. He started this blog with the goal of helping aspiring entrepreneurs (like you!) turn their business ideas into viable enterprises.
Relying on his experience as a serial entrepreneur, James helped launch several online enterprises over the past few years, including his own. In 2008, James founded Khris Media, a digital media production company. Currently, he is partnering with Minnick Web Services to launch Hot Dog Publishing, a producer of interactive niche e-Books and blogs.
Prior to launching his Starting Your Business blog, James served as Managing Editor and Senior Content Producer at several leading media companies.
James worked as Web Editor for Institutional Investor, where he produced content, benchmark rankings, email newsletters, editorial commentary, and sponsored e-Books for this magazine division of leading global finance publisher Euromoney.
James was a member of the startup team that launched Internet Evolution. He served as Thinkernet Editor, moderating IE’s interactive forum where Internet luminaries can blog and exchange opinions about the future of the Internet and its impact on every aspect of our lives.
Before joining Internet Evolution, James held a position as Senior Editor for Success Magazine, a national publication that shows entrepreneurs how to succeed in business and in life.
James also served as Technology and Business Editor for Black Enterprise Magazine, where he produced content across all media platforms, including the magazine, Entrepreneurs Conference, Web site, television, and radio.
Immersed in business and technology all of his professional life, James has held editorial, production, and E-business-related positions at the New York Times, Office.com, SBTV Corp. (Small Business TV Network), and City and Suburban Styles Magazine.
He also owned and operated Deja View Information Service, an electronic publishing company that developed Internet databases. James received his B.S Degree in Journalism from Boston University.