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Social Media Platforms for Your Business

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Social Media Platforms for Your Business

Building a social media presence can be time-consuming. Entrepreneurs wear so many hats. This is one task you should delegate to an intern, staff member, or marketing company. Making someone else responsible for your social media or using timesaving tools such as Hootsuite, BuzzSumo, Sprout Social, and Post Planner will ensure that your business is updated, accurate, responsive, and has an efficient online presence. Here are 6 social media platforms you should definitely be on: Create a Facebook page for your business. It has a domain rating of 100. More than 1 out of 7 people on the planet are on Facebook, and they’re actively checking...

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Meet Haelee Moone

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Meet Haelee Moone

Haelee Moone is the author of The Rules of a Big Boss: A Book of Self-loveThe Rules of a Little Boss, and Don’t Let it Ruin the Life of the Party! She also co-authored The Unexpected Journey: Fire and Gold with her father, Dedrick Moone. The Rules of a Little Boss is an illustrated manual for school aged children to develop self-esteem. This book is a personal journey of how the author overcame depression, anxiety, and betrayal sustained from bullying and assault. Lauren Simone Publishing House interviewed her to learn more about the story behind the story. 

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Friend Read Friday featuring Olivia Lauren's Olivia Travels

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Friend Read Friday featuring Olivia Lauren's Olivia Travels

Bridging the gaps between literacy and culture, Erica invited authors, Dr. Melissa-Sue John and her daughter, Olivia Lauren John to read Olivia Lauren’s Olivia Travels: A Guide to Modes of Transportation.

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Black-Owned Business Directories

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Black-Owned Business Directories

August is Black Business Month in the US. Black-owned businesses get can get listed in these directories to help consumers find them. Here are over a dozen registries! Black Business Alliance (BBA). The Black Business Alliance is s a 501c6 non-profit membership organization; which seeks to EMPOWER, GUIDE, PROMOTE, ENHANCE, COLLABORATE and GROW small and medium sized black and minority businesses throughout Connecticut and Nationally by addressing the gap in business access to funding, educational resources and statewide capacity building. It is committed to standing with our community. Since 2014, BBA has outreached to 600+ business owners and professionals in events for...

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50+ PLACES TO LIST YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE

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Here are over 50 directories to list your business in alphabetical order: Angie’s list. Angie's List connects you with vetted pros, verified reviews, and fair pricing for any home project or service — from cleaning and lawn care to repairs and renovations. List here. Apple Maps. Visit Apple Maps Connect. Login or create a new Apple ID. You will be prompted to a menu called “Small Business.” Click “Add My Business”. Enter your business name and location to find your listing in the Apple Maps directory. If not found, click “Add new place.” It has a domain rating of 97. Better Business Bureau (BBB). To start the process of creating a new...

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