Category : Industry News


V3 Conversation with Jubilee Mag

Kim Ford the founder of, one of the nation’s premiere online faith-based publications teamed up with real life sisters Shelley, Sacha and LaToya Vinson, better known as the Stellar Award nominated trio V3, to host “Kingdom, Coffee & Conversation”…

April 21, 2017


The 411 Brand & The Resource Guild Present: “The Beauty Created” Celebrating What Can Happen When We Come Together with some of Atlanta’s Finest Influencers

 (From l-r) John Thomas (Founder of The 411 Brand) September Gray (Owner September Gray Fine Art Gallery) Alfred Conteh (Artist) John Thomas and The 411 Brand has quietly been positively impacting the lives of youth in the City of Atlanta…

March 26, 2017


Why Volunteering Is The Single Most Overlooked Skill On Resumes

A new report from Deloitte found that hiring managers value volunteering, but many candidates don’t mention their experience. If you knew that as many as 86% of influencers believe that doing a certain thing would make you more competitive among…

June 23, 2016


10 digital tools recommended by social media pros

A while back, I attended a Ragan Communications Social Media Roundtable in Chicago. It was perfect timing, because I’ve felt lately as if my relationships with my steady collection of digital tools and resources has hit a rut. After getting…

June 20, 2016

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How to engage your audience on social media

For an organization to find success online, brand managers must find a niche and cater to those consumers. Often, a consistent and well-rounded social media presence is the special ingredient that helps a brand edge out its competition and build…

June 14, 2016

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5 ways to pitch yourself to brands, companies and clients

Last July, I set out to engage Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) executives and agency representatives. I wanted to turn my lifelong love of Jeep into a job as the voice pitch person for Jeep. Fast-forward a year. My personal branding…

June 9, 2016


6 Surprising Ways To Improve Your Financial Success

When you think of your financial life, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Chances are it’s the amount in your 401(k) or investment accounts—as if the only way to measure your progress is whether the balance is greater…

April 27, 2016


Gen Y’s Number One Most Basic Need In The Workplace

When asked what millennials need in the workplace, I struggle to answer concisely. Because it’s many things. It’s competency; it’s mentorship; it’s flexibility; it’s training; it’s clearly-outlined objectives; it’s independence. I didn’t realize that these desires had an overarching theme…

April 22, 2016


How I Became a Millionaire: 4 Paths to $1 Million

Being a millionaire isn’t quite as unique as it used to be. In 2015, there were 10.1 millionAmerican households—that’s 8.3 percent of the total population—with a net worth of at least $1 million, compared to just 5.9 percent in the heart…

April 21, 2016


The Five Worst Reasons To Stay In A Lousy Job

If you are wary of leaving a bad work situation in case the next one is even worse, you are not alone. The No. 1 sentiment I hear from unhappy working people is, “My job is bad, but I don’t want…

April 20, 2016