National Association of Women on the Rise Sylvia Browder, CEO of Browder Consulting Group, which specializes in helping women in business succeed, created an additional space for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs to benefit from smart business strategies while gaining support and tips along their professional journey. In 2011, Browder plans to introduce “Successful Women Mentor Program,” an informal mentoring program designed to track success, and “Success Talk for Women,” a weekly call for members meant to educate, motivate and inspire.
Urban Business Majors Online As members of Urban Business Majors Online, students of Chicago State University’s college of business are learning the benefits of using the internet to build new, and nurture existing relationships for a strong network when entering the world of work. The video library that the network offers is rich in information for those planning to go into entrepreneurship, or just thinking about it.
>Sojournals Urban Media Network If you’re a media maven or looking to be, Kelli M. Anderson, Founder of Sojournals Interactive Media & Marketing Solutions, created Sojournals Urban Media Network for you to commune with like minds. Social news and media solutions are some site benefits. If you’re in the Washington DC metro area, join TechTasters MeetUp Group for workshops that highlight brand strategies that work, emerging technologies and more. The next MeetUp is in 14 days and 19 hours!
>Entrepreneurs on the Move Still not using social networking to further your entrepreneurial endeavors? Let Entrepreneurs on the Move be the first network you join to show you how social networking can work for you and your business. Created to help struggling business owners grow through networking and social groups, you’ll be able to tap a network of more than 200 for your small business questions and concerns, while gaining the confidence to get your business moving with larger social networks.
>Africa Business Women Network There’s good news in Africa! You’ll learn about African women led businesses, as well as receive a free weekly newsletter reporting African business news, networking opportunities and valuable business leads when you join Africa Business Women Network. Make even more valuable connections when you take advantage of the network’s LinkedIn group. The Global Women Mentoring Walk is just one of many ways to benefit your business, and the business of your health too.
>Music Industry Professionals Connect with musicians, artists, producers and other music industry professionals who know the ins and outs of “the business.” The active forum schooling on the music industry is one of the most valuable features of the site. Take advantage of the opportunity to upload demos and mix tapes on the networks main page, and find job leads.
>Black Business Cafe You can instantly download 10 Ways to Write More Effective Ads or Blog: Marketing Strategies for Blog Traffic at the Black Business Café. But a one-year subscription to the BBC Inner Circle Membership gets you much more than that. Startup business ideas and resources, increased visibility for your business on the local, national and international levels, and speaking opportunities are just some of what you get.
>The CEO Mamma SEO and Twitter Exchange are two groups you’ll find at The CEO Mamma to begin getting the visibility you need for your business. Advertising opportunities are affordable, and if you’ve just launched a business or are getting ready too, mentorship, training and coaching is available. You can also partner with Tamyka Washington, the CEO Mamma that created the network for cross promotional opportunities!
>Mocha Moguls This network for entrepreneurs and activists go to work for themselves as well as the community. You can get your business or charity featured on the sites new radio show, The Local Mogul. Mocha Moguls is dedicated to a holistic way of living life and doing business by keeping you up-to-date on the latest events vital to both your professional and personal health.