There is no denying it. Social media can help make or break a business, especially a small-business startup. And one of the keys to success with social media is to get other people to share your content. In fact, according to a study by Shareaholic, in 2014, social media shares drove more traffic to websites than did search engines. Here, we share tips on making your content sharable.
When Tricia Lee opened up Polish Bar in Brooklyn in 2005, it was a new concept. And actually, it was Brooklyn’s first nail polish bar. Lee came up with the idea after working for MAC Cosmetics for eight years. In the years since Lee launched her trendsetting business, many have followed but Polish Bar has survived and thrived.
Longtime friends Gwen Niles and Fifi Bell-Clanton shared a food passion--crabs. And it led to a successful new business, The Crabby Shack. They left behind their careers in music and fashion, and became first-time restaurant owners.
The Real Life 101 Scholarship Fund recently announced it has made significant progress. The Detroit nonprofit has made a financial commitment of more than $300,000 to 254 Black males. According to Sid Taylor, founder and chairman of Real Life 101, the funds were raised through donors and individual contributors.
Social entrepreneur Rahama Wright believes in the restorative powers of shea butter - so much so that she launched Shea Yeleen International, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports women-owned cooperatives in West Africa, and provides training on quality assurance and micro-enterprise development.
The number of businesses owned by Black women grew 322% since 1997, making Black females the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.
An athlete has to answer to the age old question: what will I do after my career ends? Philip Buchanon does so in his new book.
How do you get your clients to pay their bills on time? Here are some suggestions that can help.
According to TechCrunch, Pinterest is now the second fastest growing network in terms of active users. Find out how it can help your business.