My Favorite Instagram Photos from The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference in Columbus, OH
Last week I had a chance to attend and speak at the annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference in Columbus, OH. It was my third year in a row speaking and attending the conference and my first time visiting Columbus, OH. Like the previous two conferences I had an amazing time. The quality of the content was great along with the receptions, parties and meeting new people along with catching up with old friends.

My topic for this year's conference was Taking Your Small Business Mobile, which you can see my [...]

Taking Your Small Business Mobile – Presentation

Presentation Description
Black Enterprise Entrepreneurship Conference Bootcamp Description

BE Small Business Success™ Boot Camp A- Small Biz Go Mobile
Hosted by Dell
Look alive, soldiers. Boot camp is in session! Learn the drill on taking your small business mobile with the latest technology, productivity tips and more!

More African Americans are needed in technology

Just sad...

 If TechAmerica, technology’s largest advocacy organization, would send a banquet invitation to all African-American CEOs of public technology companies, the International Business Times (IBTimes) said, the response would be so small that the tech organization would cancel the event.

Read more at More African Americans needed in technologyvia Capital Outlook.

Because of you was selected as one of the Top20 blogs for Black Enterprise Bloggers Month 2011

Over the years I have never guessed how blogging or having a blog could change or affect my life. Some people blog to share their opinion, some blog because it's their job and some blog as a hobby and just for fun. I think I've all four. Regardless of the reason, I've received my share of privileged access to events, established partnerships, launched startups and other opportunities and this blog has been at the core of how I've been able to tell my story and share information with the world. Because of that has been listed as One of the Top 50 Social Media Blogs Of 2010 [...]

Hill Harper makes history using social media. Hollywood takes a back seat to the web.

Tonight I felt like I was watching history in the making. I sat at my computer, watched James Andrews @keyinfluencer , host a live video show with famed movie, star and current CSI actor Hill Harper (@hillharper) and participated in an online chat with many other online friends who I’ve communicated with previously through the popular social networking site twitter. The show took place on Hill’s For Real Solution Ning social networking site along with a Meebo chat. The entire setup used, Ustream.TV for the live show, meebo embed chat, blogtalkradio for [...]

Talk Social News Episode 15: Angela Benton of Blackweb 2.0,, Mumbai, Facebook, and twitter backgrounds

Hello everyone, we hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving and haven't spent to much money on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Either way, after taken a week off for Thanksgiving, we're back to bringing you some of leaders in Social Media on the web today. This week we had a chance to talk with our second female guest Angela Benton (@Abenton) who is the Founder and Publisher of

We talked with Angela about social media in the African-American community, how did BlackWeb 2.0 get started, challenges in being a female and building her online brand using social media and what's next for [...]