Monthly Archive:: August 2007

One Million Black aStore (Amazon Store) Open and Ready for Business

Get the very best in black business and african-american entrepreneurship resources available all in one convenient place. We’ve partnered with to provide you with a one-stop shopping experience with the quality, service and protection that you expect from the #1 online retailer in the world. Visit the aStore today!

The mistakes we make in business are our own… – iZania Black Networking Community

Wondering what to avoid if your really want to be successful in your business endeavors? Check out this post by W. Lazone Grays as he discusses the importance of planning, priorities, opportunity, resources, ego, technology and alliances as hindrances or enhancements that will take your business to the next level…or not.Link: The mistakes we

Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc)

School is back in session and it’s never too late to begin planning for the next semester. With tuition costs continuing to skyrocket, blogs like this one geared specifically toward minority scholarships, internships and college preparation are priceless.Link: Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc).

Bootstrapper » The Black Entrepreneur’s Toolbox: 100 Networking Resources, Guides, and Links

This is an outstanding post by Laura Milligan at Bootstrapper. I intend to visit each one of the featured links and many of the non-online resources in order to provide you a more in-depth review of what’s in the toolbox and some insight on each item’s practical usefulness.Link: Bootstrapper » The Black Entrepreneur’s Toolbox:

Do You Squidoo?

I’ve been using Squidoo to market my other sites while making some money from the shared ad revenue by choosing products and advertisements to run on my lenses (the name for Squidoo sites). It takes two minutes to set up a lens and you can tinker with it using pictures, video, text, links, polls,

New Marketing Idea: Interactive T-shirts by Reactee!

Reactee combines the casual sophistication and everyday nature of t-shirts with text messaging technology to allow anyone to create message-oriented shirts that others can engage with via their mobile phones. T-shirts are made of high quality cotton and come in a variety of colors. The easy-to-use interface will have you producing shirts in minutes

The Next Internet Millionaire Web Reality Show Airing Now

Link: The Next Internet Millionaire Web Reality Show with Joel Comm Starting August 15th. The first internet only video-streamed reality show focused on internet marketing has aired its first episode. Twelve contestants will compete for cash prizes during an all expenses paid trip to learn from the experts. The contest winner will establish a

Do Black Businesses Need More Than Black Patronage to Survive?

Charles Terry provides some insight on the need to look beyond the niche when your products and services have broad commercial appeal rather then relying solely on the support of black consumer dollars. Can the popularity of hip-hop among non-black consumers be an example of how to make money while maintaining or promoting a

Survey Shows Americans Are Increasingly Addicted to Mobile Email

Link: Survey Shows Americans Are Increasingly Addicted to Mobile Email.Ed Hardy at Brighthand, one of my favorite tech sites, provided this link to an article that describes how badly we depend on email. Are you one of the 15% of Americans who are addicted to email? With Treos, Blackberrys, Blackjacks, Q’s, Windows Mobile, Helio

Not For Lack Of Trying: American Entrepreneurship In Black And White

It’s not enough to have a positive attitude and be optimistic about your business success. This is of vital importance to sustaining a viable enterprise over the long term but there are other factors that will make or break your business. According to this paper, black Americans are twice as likely as white Americans