The popularity and profitability of online communities have been growing the past 10 years and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Online communities are now a billion dollar market, which helps business small and large alike create new opportunities for themselves and the audience they cater to.
If you are a creative woman of color, it likely that at some point you have come across the Blkcreatives Twitter chat or hashtag. The woman behind one of the most supportive communities online is Melissa Kimble. When she isn't creating opportunities for Black creatives to shine, the Chicago native is working as the senior social media strategist for Ebony Magazine.