#NewRules Doing Social Business

Here is my presentation for tonight’s event at Rainbow PUSH Coalition for Social Media Week. I discuss the power of consumers in the new social media world and also new rules of social media for businesses!

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App to Find Black Owned Businesses

Do you try to shop Black as much as possible? Do you hear others say oh that’s too hard or I don’t know where Black owned businesses are… Complain, Excuse…  Well give no more excuses! “There’s an app for that”

The app is important because it uses technology to combat social issues that can deter minority own businesses from thriving. And I’m sad to say I’m a little late on this app… Shocking I know.. But I have finally found it!

Around the Way App Logo Find Black Businesses Near YouAround the Way is an app for your iPhone or Android  that helps locate black owned businesses. Yay you! Around the Way App has a pretty intuitive interface, which mimics the iPhone maps app in a way. It very simple to use! Just pick up right away to help you locate black owned businesses using your phone.

When you open the App, there is a

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bottom scrollbar that allows you to look by category, view all, search and even your favorites list. The businesses are categorized in areas such as restaurants, shopping, auto, bakery etc…  You can even add a black business that you may have spotted. Let me just say… I am in LOVE!