August is Black Business Month! To celebrate, here are 10 black entrepreneurs I think you should know about:
1. Akilah Richards: Founder & Chief Life Chanter, The Life Design Agency. Akilah focuses on life design, and her work aligns women with the resources they need to define, design and live their FULLEST lives. Her role is to help align ALL WOMEN with the resources needed to design their ideal lives.
2. Antonina Greer: Founder & CEO, Simplistic Financials. Antonina provides simple financial solutions for women who want more money, more time and more life. She and her team offers comprehensive solutions to small businesses that are ready to optimize profits, understand financials and streamline processes for maximum results.
3. Bianca B. King: Owner & President, Seven5 Seven3 Marketing. Seven5 Seven3 Marketing Group is an innovative marketing company, here to help business owners surpass their marketing and sales expectations. By being committed to their goals and clients, they provide unique marketing strategies that convert marketing campaigns into customers.
4. Cheryl Wood, Motivational Speaker, Author & Creator of WEPP (Women Entrepreneurs Partnering for Profit). Cheryl empowers and equips women to take risks, overcome fears and eliminate self-imposed barriers in order to live "Fearless, Focused & Fulfilled." She is also the author of How I Flatlined and Woke Up in 45 Days- A Guide to Empowered Living whereby she empowers others to discover their passion, step into their purpose, and live their best lives without regrets!
5. Itiel McVay, Co-founder & Owner, Smell Goods '98™. Smell Goods '98™ is not your ordinary purveyor of fine fragrance oils. Their target market has always been consumers that frequently patronize larger bath & body retailers, and they focus on creating products that clean the skin, condition the skin and make the skin aromatically pleasing.
6. LaShanda Henry, Internet Entrepreneur & Founder of Black Business Women Online. LaShanda owns 15 websites, is a web coach and social networking expert. She is also the creator of Black Business Women Online, a social network for women entrepreneurs of color and professional black women interested in learning how to start a business, boost their businesses and build relationships with other Black business owners online.
7. Mark Bailey, Owner, Yellow Dogg Designs. Yellow Dogg Designs is a graphic design and web development firm that focuses on creating web and print promotional products for small businesses. Their tagline, "Your Vision. Your Image," details their belief that the completion of a customer's finished product could not be possible without the vision they set forth.
8. Pam Perry, PR Coach & Social Media Expert. Pam delivers online branding and marketing solutions for best-selling authors, nonprofits and entrepreneurs. She is also the Chief Visionary of Ministry Marketing Solutions, Inc. and Internet radio host of Chocolate Pages.
9. Roderick Frizelle, So Ambitious Design & Development. A growing software development firm based in Chapel Hill, NC, they use an innovative, results-driven approach to create powerful web applications that blend elegant aesthetics, a smooth user experience and beautiful technology.
10. Tamyka Washington, Founder & CEO of The CEOMamma Network, marketing strategist, mentor & coach. Tamyka teaches new and seasoned women entrepreneurs how to utilize social media and network marketing to develop a brand and profitable business online. The CEOMamma Network is a social network for women entrepreneurs, women in business and those aspiring to be.
Are you a black business owner? Please share your link below. And don't forget to support a black business! : )