According to the National Urban Technology Center’s website, a 2013
OECD study published in
the N.Y. Times cited that youth and adults in the U.S. are
fairing dismally as compared to 19 other countries in proficiency areas
such as literacy, math, and problem solving in technology-rich
environments. Urban Tech hopes to change that. At its annual gala earlier this month, TNJ.com interviewed its president.
A group from Bennett College, which includes 20 students, will travel on
an all-expenses-paid trip to China to conduct research, become immersed
in the culture and learn more about clean energy as part of the 100,000
Strong Initiative by the Wanxiang Group, a multinational automotive
components group headquartered in Hangzhou, China. Here, we talk to Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall about the program.
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.