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Femi Lewis

Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Content marketing, Digital marketing
Title: Small Business Writer
Education: City College of New York (CUNY), St. John's University
Location: New York, NY


  • Covers small business and entrepreneurship financing, accounting and development for The Balance
  • An entrepreneur, writer, and editor with more than 20 years of experience writing for online and print publications.
  • Founder and chief content creator of content marketing firm, Femi Writes.
  • Work has appeared Quizlet, Thought.co, Nia Magazine, Black Enterprise, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and Kansas City Star.


Femi Lewis is a New York City-based writer specializing in entrepreneurship and content marketing. In addition to serving as a small business expert with The Balance, her work has been published in online verticals such as Quizlet, and Nia Magazine as well as media outlets such as Black Enterprise, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and Kansas City. She is also the founder of her own content marketing and development firm, Femi Writes.


Lewis holds a bachelor's and master's of fine arts from the City College of New York and a master's in secondary education from St. John's University.

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