If you’re like me, you think of two things with you hear or read the word relaxation: sleep and spa dates. Candace Holyfield, who is affectionately referred to as “The Six Figure Spa Chick,” has broken new ground in the beauty and spa industry for African American Spa professionals with The Queen Spa Expo and The […]

We had a sit down with Google's Head Of Black Community Engagement, Valeisha Butterfield Jones, to help your business succeed from the start.

Sprint has acquired a 33 percent stake in Jay Z's streaming service Tidal, the two companies announced today.

I have to remind myself constantly that my life as an entrepreneur does not necessarily afford me the same luxuries as some of my girlfriends who work full time 9-to-5 jobs. Though I enjoy the flexibility of being able to work on my own time, I often put in more hours completing tasks than would […]

Nowadays there is an app for virtually everything you can think of. This includes food and spirits delivery, movie times and locations, mixes put together by your favorite DJ, keeping up with your health insurance premiums and claims, banking, etc.  Anything you want and/or need to get done may be completed by simply pressing a […]

So you have decided to start a small business and want to find the best and most effective means of connecting with and procuring customers via your social media accounts. What may be easy for those who already utilize the portals of social media may be difficult for others who have no interest and/or working […]

I have personally been approached to enter into business ventures with others on several occasions. A former boyfriend suggested that we start a business together in the entertainment industry offering services for music clearances and managing media content, and a dear girlfriend and former roommate and I decided to start a media business as well. […]

“Want to make God laugh? Then make a plan.” I wholeheartedly agree with, yet sometimes question, this sentiment. Before I entered law school, everything I planned went exactly the way I envisioned. I got accepted by and enrolled into the college of my choice, maintained a healthy grade point average throughout undergraduate and graduate school, and […]

Every small business colleague and associate I know utilizes social media to further the promotion and visibility of their business. Whether it is Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or LinkedIn, I rarely encounter a business owner these days who does not have an account with one of these media platforms. While at a luncheon a couple of […]