BBNomics and Black Crowdfunding

Introduction 10 years ago, crowdfunding emerged after the 2008 financial crisis in response to the difficulties faced by early-stage enterprises attempting to generate marketing traction and funding. As the inner-city

Influencer Marketing on Twitter

Introduction Influencer/Blogging marketing involves a collaboration between crowdfunding campaigns and a select number of experts in a relevant field who have a large following on social media specifically Twitter for

Engaging Through The Twitterverse

INTRODUCTION Twitter is a potent tool for promoting your crowdfunding campaign. Twitter allows you to implement a #Hashtag strategy that provides your crowdfunding campaign with the ability to create an

Crowdfunding and the Talented Tenth

Introduction  I was working on a creating a spreadsheet of black professional organizations that would be my target for a political crowdfunding campaign that is a collaboration between Lynn P

The Reality of Life in An Urban Food Desert

Introduction  People living in food deserts also find it difficult to locate foods that are culturally appropriate for them, and dietary restrictions, such as lactose intolerance, gluten allergies, etc., also

Crowd Investing Through The Black Church

The Black Church as Catalyst Wealth Creation As I was conducting research for this article I found many people that have written in the negative about the Black Church and

The Dearth of Black Farmers

Introduction  Today in Illinois there are only 59 farms owned and operated by by African-Americans across the state, down from 123 in 1997, according to newly revised figures from a