Get To Know Our Speaker: Jonathan Davis

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How important is technology in today’s landscape? Advanced emerging technology is rapidly reshaping the future landscape. Entities and industries that thrived for the past 100+ years are now on the brink of technological extinction. Staying abreast with innovative disruptive technology is vital.  How has podcasting helped your business? Podcasting has brought great awareness to my […]

Get To Know Our Speakers: Keynote Tristen Sutton

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Tristen Sutton, entrepreneur and owner of the award-winning The Sutton Insurance Agency, Inc. and Sutton Impact Branding. How important is it to craft a personal brand in today’s landscape? With a majority of entrepreneurs recognizing the power of social media as a tool to grow their business it’s making competition very strong across the board […]

Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes and the Richness of Traditions in the Black Community

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If you have internet or television access you’re probably familiar with the refrain “I got beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, lamb, ram, hogs dogs… beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes, turkey…You Name It!” The first remix I saw was by D.J. Suede and can be found here. The question being asked was “Grandma, what are you cooking for […]

How come America? Why did "hate" win?

How come America? Why did “hate” win?

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How come America? Why did “hate” win? A blog post by @EfabulousHB exclusively for (HAAB) The Houston African American Blogger Association How come America? Why did “hate” win? I picked the little one up from school and I was scared.  I didn’t want to be out on the streets on this particular election night. As […]

Building HAAB Into A Community

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Brief background history of HAAB aka Houston African American Bloggers Association was started as a Facebook group in 2012. And in 2014, 3 of us began working on establishing it as more of a community for local Houston bloggers. Long story short, many changes took place and Vernetta (that’s me) and Sharlotte became the Organizer […]

7 Steps Before Becoming A Fulltime Blogger

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So this month we not only celebrate Thanksgiving but it’s also a recognized celebration for those who have no boss. That’s right, it’s National Entrepreneurship Month. Thanks, President Obama. But we do have a boss. Actually, bosses. Those are our customers/clients. But that’s not what this post is about. I want to talk about being […]