Welcome to the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP)
Home for Information Entrepreneurs

We're a professional network of independent business owners running diverse info-centric businesses. Whether as a marketer, researcher, technologist, writer or consultant, our members expertly leverage information to benefit their clients. Our worldwide professional network nurtures and supports experienced and novice information entrepreneurs.  

AIIP is an indispensable resource for our members as they grow their independent information businesses.  Explore what AIIP has to offer.

What is an Independent Information Professional or IIPWhat is an IIP?

As Independent Information Professionals (IIPs), we're researchers, analysts, designers, and consultants serving clients across business, education, government, and nonprofit sectors. We're good at what we do—and we don't miss the daily 9-5 routine!
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Knowledge SharedWe're Always Learning

As independent business owners and diverse information professionals, we know that there is always something new to learn about growing our businesses and  professional skills. We are all teachers and learners, sharing our expertise and experience with each other.
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AIIP Business DirectoryBusiness Directory

Our AIIP business directory is publicly available for individuals and organizations looking for expert assistance on a contract, project, or retainer basis. Info Pros use it too to expand their network, hire a subcontractor or find like-minded solopreneurs.
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Explore Our Practice Areas

AIIP’s practice areas describe the kinds of diverse services our members’ businesses offer.

Research Practice Area

Marketing & Communications Practice Area

Information Management & Technology Practice Area


Training & Consulting Practice Area

Writing & Editing Practice Area



Industry Partners

Allied Organizations


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