#HAABChat Recap – And Then There Was Hurricane Harvey

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Hurricane Harvey was so rude and disrespectful. He’s like that guest who came to the party and ended up staying a week. When Ike came to visit, he at least had the good graces to leave in a timely fashion. What Harvey left in his wake was a ton of flooded out home, devastated lives, […]

Blavity Buying Up Millennial Blogs

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We kicked off our fall Facebook Live series with the recent acquistion of Travel Noire to Blavity. We discuss what these sites are, why this is important and what it means for black online content creators as a whole. Join us every Monday at 7p (until December 11) as we discuss topics related and relevant […]

#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap: Power Meet & Greet Roundup

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Aint no party like a Power party, cause a Power party don’t stop! And it was just that live. Bloggers from HAAB were invited to an exclusive invite only meet and greet with actors Joseph Sikora, Rotimi Akinosho, and J.R. Ramirez. Those of us who got blue wrist bands were able to go backstage and […]

The Power and Powerlessness of Black Twitter

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This week we talked about the power that black twitter has when it comes to creating humor, raising awareness of injustice and creating a dialogue of diverse voices within our community. We also talk about how we give our power away to others but not monetizing or creating companies based on the content we create […]

#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap: Blogging & Social Media Hacks

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Blogging ain’t easy! So we decided to have a light weight tweet chat training on Twitter about blogging and social media hacks that make your life easier. What? You missed it? Now you know we take care of you! Here is your recap. First things first. You need a good social media scheduler in your […]

#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap: How NOT to Get Shutdown Online!

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We know you saw the Rob Kardashian meltdown not too long ago. Thanks to his antics, he was roundly booted off of Instagram. Not only was he booted off of the platform, but his baby mama went to court and won a restraining order. Lesson: don’t be a douche on social media. Lesson 2: If […]

#HAAB2017 Tweet Chat Recap: Why You Need Your Own Platform

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We had a blast on Twitter this week! We discussed why you need your own platform. What prompted this lively exchange of ideas? Clammr shutdown on July 2. They posted a message on their Facebook page with a gravestone image. Clammr was a place where you could upload audio clips. This was great for podcasters. But […]