In an effort to expand its presence in the rapidly growing wine
industry, the nation’s largest African American wine exporter hosted an
exclusive wine tasting reception in New York City in May to announce its
bold foray into the South American market of the multi-billion dollar
Torin Ellis has been in
the recruitment game for 17 years. His aim? To change the face of the
American workforce. And if you let Ellis tell it, it starts with
diversity in tech and rolls out from there. Here, Ellis talks to TNJ.com about "the art of recruitment" and his star turn on Netflix's “Top Recruiter - Reign of the Bosses."
There are many ways to describe Niki Okuk. Among a variety of things,
she is a small-business owner; lifelong activist; and worker for social,
economic, and environmental justice. She recently launched Rco² Material Reuse, a tire waste upcycling company that diverts tens of millions of gallons of petroleum waste
from landfills into new products annually while also creating numerous green-collar jobs in Compton.
Every potential college student--and his/her parents--knows how arduous a
task it is to track down and apply for scholarships. Well, an app
called Scholly makes it a lot easier. The app matches students with
college scholarships. With more than $100 million in scholarships going
unclaimed annually, this app allows access to much-needed college funds.
Your small business has every reason to be on Twitter. In fact, you may be losing out big time if you are not using it to promote your business. Get a step closer to
success by using Twitter in marketing your small business.
A study by Cone Communications and Echo Research indicates that about 82% of consumers factor a business’s social involvement into their shopping and purchasing decisions. Use the unique services or products your business provides to help the
Most businesses are going through hard times, especially when it comes
to sales. In fact, a lot of marketers feel that their leads have gone
dry. Check out our tips for useful suggestions that may help you generate the right leads.
What is Periscope marketing and why should small business owners care? Periscope is currently the fastest growing social network and is now 10
million users strong. In addition, it was estimated that users are
consuming more than 40 years' worth of content every single day.
African American-owned businesses have more forces working against them than other businesses. That’s not conjecture; it’s fact. And according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 50% of small businesses close within their first five years. Here are four success strategies your business can follow to be in the half that thrives.