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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.

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.

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.

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.

Mortgage Points, Learn How To Save Thousands of Dollars

You're looking to get into real estate, so you start looking into financing options. Unless you have upwards of about two hundred thousand dollars, chances are you will be applying for a loan. There are several sources to choose from when obtaining a loan: Conventional, Commercial, Private, and Hard Money. You go through the application process, your credit score is sufficient, you secure a favorable interest rate, calculate your down payment, and then the lender mentions Mortgage Points. The expression on your face can't hide the fact that you have no idea what Points are all about.

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. 

How To Help Black Businesses When You're Broke

How To Help Black Businesses When You're Broke

You See a Black owned business online or in your neighborhood and you want to show some support, but you have no need for their product or service or just can't afford to purchase anything. You go home feeling disappointed as you reminisce and wish that there was something you could do or that you had enough money to help out. Well believe it or not there are many ways to support Black owned businesses without spending a dime. If you can't give a business a sale you can always help get a business a sale. There are several ways to accomplish this and it all involves passing along information, and with today's technology it's easier than ever.

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.)

Michelle Obama's College Rap

The first lady and comedian Jay Pharoah of "Saturday Night Live" release a video about the benefits of higher education. The video is used to encourage young minds

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.

The Chase

As I continue to live, my desire to chase seems to grow. I am getting faster and wiser as my skills improve and strategies are sharpened. I am curious enough to search high and low for it, and explore places that others have ignored to find it. Those places that they were too afraid to seek out because of the unknown.

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.

Speed Demon

There is something about changing lanes when you are on the freeway during rush hour. If it’s in the morning you are ready to get to your destination, and if it’s in the afternoon you are more than likely past ready to end your day and let your hair down. I’m more of an evening person ready for the day to end.  Whenever you drive there are times when like myself you get that feeling of frustration wanting to curse out the next driver, hunk your horn until it stops working or just simply give them the road rage scare.

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.

Interest Rates, What You Don't Know Can Cost You Thousands Of Dollars

Many people don't really understand interest rates and how they are calculated. The purpose of this blog is to simplify it as much as possible to help  you as a consumer and business person make better decisions when it comes to investing or applying  for loans. Interest itself is a fee paid to someone for use of their money.

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