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The Licking Wins On The Memorial Holiday Weekend

The Licking Wins On The Memorial Holiday Weekend

The Licking, formally Miami Finga Licking, Is one of the few black owned restaurant in Miami Florida which benefited from the tourists who visited the city during the "Memorial Day" weekend. Every year thousands of African Americans save their money to visit Miami for some sun and fun. Due to the popularity of South Beach as the ultimate tourist attraction, mostly all the black businesses are geographically cut off from the millions in revenue which is bestowed upon the region.

Let's Create More Black Millionaires

Let's Create More Black Millionaires

Everybody knows the story of the Black Male Athlete. He grows up in an impoverished neighborhood, apart of a family which is struggling daily to survive and make ends meet. Thanks to extraordinary  physical abilities, effort and drive, he excels at a sport which may very well help him provide for his family in the future. As he avoids the pitfalls of crime, prison and death created by the environment in which he must live, he impatiently prepares for  Draft Day. When that day arrives, filled with emotions, he nervously waits for the moment to hear his name. The sound of his name creates a joyous and wonderful feeling, for now he has instantly become a millionaire. 

We Need Our Black Banks

My good friend Frank Odum wanted Black Citizens of Sumter County Ga to start a community Bank. So he preceded to go ask the local Black pastors to support him in the idea and none of them would. He told me, "none of them offered any support, what are they afraid of"? As I reflect on Frank's vision, I sympathized with him and tried to offer him comfort as a friend. 

Teaching Black Children Financial Literacy is a MUST!       

The surest path to financial success for anyone begins with learning economic principles at an early age. Historically speaking, adults instruct black children that the only path to financial success occurs via the securing of a collegiate degree and gainful employment. This old strategy has mostly expired as employers currently have no loyalty to employees who have enriched them via their labor. I posted that same question on my Facebook page. Two of the responses stated that they could not teach what they didn't know. My response was that we live in the information age and there is no excuse not to make sure that our children get a superb Financial Education.

Drone Tech UAS Adds DGH Drone Detection Solutions

Today, Drone Tech UAS announced the addition of Drone Go Home (DGH) drone detection solutions to Drone Tech UAS services and solutions portfolio to help correctional facilities use and defend against drones. (Introduction of Prison Drones.)

Reasons Why Your Services Should Be On SBO

The Numbers

Lets start with the numbers. As you can see from the photo above, our site generates the needed traffic to promote your business to thousands of new potential customers. With over fifty thousand visitors in the first quarter alone. Our site frequently lands on the first page of searches involving Black owned businesses and organizations. As our directory grows so will our customer base proportionately. So make sure your business is one of the many to benefit from our platform. List now

Business Website Analytics Can Determine If Your Marketing Dollars Are Working

Do you have any idea what your website analytics are? Website analytics is a report of collected data which includes the number of website visits, popular pages, peak visitor times, and reference links. Below is an explanation of each data set.

Top 5 States Searching For Black Busnesses In March 2017

As more Black people begin to make the decision to empower their own people and businesses, the need to find those businesses is growing daily. Everyday consumers wake up with the intent to find and support "Black Owned" businesses only to realize that they are having trouble finding them. According to analytic data provided by one of the nation's most popular directory, I have created a list of the top five states searching for Black business services and products.

SBO and Florida Black Businesses

Hello and welcome to SBO's Florida page. SBO has worked hard on it's Search Engine Optimization or SEO for short to help promote Black owned businesses in all the cities of Florida. When searching the internet for the terms "black business" or "black owned business" for most cities in Florida you will notice that Support Black Owned or SBO for short will be listed on the first page of your results.

The Power of Crowdfunding

One of the many obstacles that the Black Business Owners face is the lack of capital to start a business. Add to that the fact that bank loans are very difficult to secure. Crowdfunding serves as a viable means of allowing aspiring Entrepreneurs to meet the initial costs of start up or to give the business a financial boost.

Presidential Elections Don't Matter

The Presidential election is the most active and cared about election, but is the one which has the least impact on voter's lives. While the president may be the figure head of our country, he has no true influence over our day to day lives. Your local elections are the true arenas where you wield your voting power.

Detroit Home Mortgage Program Helps Residents Rebuild Their Neighborhoods

The city of Detroit is slowly recovering from the devastating affects of the economic collapse of a few years ago. Efforts to rebuild the city and make the neighborhoods safer, involve a few banks tha have teamed together to help make home ownership easier when purchasing within Detroit city limits. The program will fast track community vitalization in various ways.

Rental Payments May Help Blacks Build Credit

The Way credit scores are calculated have had a huge effect on the credit score of people in lower income brackets. Black people "statistically" have been at a disadvantage when it comes to Home ownership and credit acquisition, creating an environment where there are more Black tenants than home owners.