Your Internet Business Portfolio: Know When to Hold ’em, Know When to Fold ’em.

Entrepreneurship Education

Things change quickly in internet time. New ideas are born and often die before most folks even find out about the initial thought. Such is the case with, the social network I created for those who love social networks. I billed it as the place to satisfy your social networking addiction. The irony is […]

February 22, 2009

Blogging Your Way to the Bank

Internet Marketing Strategy Index

Weblogs or "blogs" are a phenomenal way to make money while also sharing your expertise with a targeted reading audience.  Blogs are often favored by search engines, are notoriously easy to promote, and remarkably effective when they offer sticky content.  If you post frequently to your blog and you offer informative or entertaining content, you […]

February 21, 2009

Building Backlinks Via Social Bookmarking

Internet Marketing Strategy Index

Marketers in almost every niche understand the importance of social bookmarking to build links back to their websites. If you use bookmarking sites like Digg,, and Technorati properly, you allow other users to add your relevant links to their sites and marketing lists and your URLs go viral as a result of sharing these […]

February 15, 2009

Use Mind Mapping Software to Brainstorm Your World Domination


You may recall my earlier post about taking my show on the road and exploring opportunities to share my online expertise with the offline business community. Well, I'm preparing an in-person launch of my marketing firm at a business exposition this summer. I'll be at Indiana Black Expo–one of the largest if not the largest […]

February 12, 2009

Get a New Computer. Take Over the World.


There's something empowering about getting a new computer. Whether you really become any more productive or not, just knowing that you have a faster, sleeker, more powerful machine is exciting, exhilarating, inspiring and everything else that gets you hyped about all the new possibilities that are open to you with your latest technology. I've tweeted […]

February 3, 2009

February Black History Month Black Business Facts

Business Resources

Every year, the US Census provides some great Black History Month facts that cover several categories. Here is the latest on Black Business for 2009: $88.6 billion Revenues for black-owned businesses in 2002. The number of black-owned businesses totaled nearly 1.2 million in 2002 (and hence, my directory, Black-owned firms accounted for 5 percent […]

February 1, 2009