50 Billion Dollar Boss: African American Women Sharing by Kathey Porter

By Kathey Porter

For too lengthy there were few 'blueprints' for younger ladies marketers - rather African-American girls entrepreneurs--to keep on with. whereas girls are beginning companies in extraordinary numbers, many African-Americans are first-generation marketers, and there were few position types for them to emulate and study from.
The impression of African-American ladies in company is indisputable. based on the 2014 nation of Women-Owned companies document commissioned through American exhibit OPEN, whereas agencies owned by means of ladies of colour are smaller than non-minority women-owned companies, their development in numbers and monetary clout is mostly some distance outpacing that of alternative women-owned entities. companies owned via African-American girls led that development, up 296% from 1997 to 2014, producing approximately $50 billion in profit. it really is, in a feeling, a moment Black Renaissance, developing what we adore to name the '50 Billion greenback Boss.'

African-American girls proceed to excel and form society throughout industries. This ebook highlights numerous African American ladies marketers and leaders, acknowledges them for his or her enterprise acumen, examines how they creatively solved enterprise demanding situations and pointed out possibilities to develop and maintain their businesses.

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That was a sign to me,” says Dr. Lisa. As she began to ponder the possibilities of a line of dolls, she began to recall her own experience as a youth. “There weren’t any pretty African American dolls. All the pretty dolls were Caucasian. You can go through life thinking that Caucasians are the model of beauty, and that African Americans are somewhere down at the bottom of the totem pole. ” She firmly believes if she had had a doll like this as a child, it would have given her greater confidence.

She also learned that, because of the Internet, people were moving away from being solely dependent on department stores and their exorbitant prices, in order to get the goods that they wanted. At the height of the business, Monif and her mother were making $30,000 a month. After just a year in business, they were awarded the prestigious Success in Small Business Award from the New Jersey Small Business Development Center. Although the eBay business was successful, Monif was always on the search for new entrepreneurial ventures to develop.

CHAPTER 3 I Think I Love You: Branding Your Passion and Understanding Your Unique Value Proposition Monif Clarke, Founder and CEO, Monif C. Plus Sizes W hile many entrepreneurial ventures are started due to the desire to monetize a hobby or passion, some ventures are more opportunistic and are started because an individual sees a need in the market. And some are started because the individual just knows that they do not want to work for someone else forever but are not necessarily sure what they want to do.

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