Jason Derulo discusses TikTok, supporting Black creatives, his vision of post-pandemic concerts and a potential cookbook at AW2020
By NaTyshca Pickett
Advertising Week 2020
TikTok Aficionado and Award Winning Musical Artist Jason Derulo gave a special lesson on social media and influence when speaking with digital leader David Shing (aka Shingy) at Advertising Week 2020. While most brands are still trying to get their heads around platforms such as TikTok, some entrepreneurs, personalities and companies are leading the field and changing the very nature of content along the way. Jason Derulo has more than 36 million followers on TikTok, and this morning, he spoke honestly and candidly about how the platform has changed the music industry, how he concerts returning after the pandemic, and wishing “the best -- but not better than me!” to his old record label.
Derulo shared his insights on what he thinks makes the best TikTok content “I go off the trends but I also come up with my own creative ideas, and I think it’s the perfect marriage of the both that kind of create the magic because you can’t just do one or the other. I feel like if you’re just doing the creative ideas and you’re posting once a week, you’re not really engaged in the culture.”
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Jason Derulo discusses TikTok, the future of concerts, and more at AW2020
Today for Black Business Month, we bring to you LaShon Smith, Creator of CEPTV Networks.
A Theatre/English graduate from Colonel White School of the Arts in Dayton, Ohio, LaShon has always had a passion for radio broadcast entertainment, narrations and voice recording for business messaging systems.
Creatives, Entertainers & Producers TV (CEPTV) is an online digital Tv Network that showcases, promotes and distributes African American film and Tv content creators on a streaming platform. Based out of Columbus, Georgia USA.
Streaming movies, digital content, & programs from all African American Creatives, Entertainers & Entrepreneurs at play. An all original content TV/Radio Network with content by us, to share with the world.
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Today for Black Business Month we are featuring Nova Conxulting, the customer experience consulting company.
We pride ourselves in being a “one stop shop” as we are able to make recommendations and offer assistance in the areas that need improvement, as well as creating and offering staff training to kick off the implementation of the changes we recommend.
Customer Experience (Cx) is what happens when customers interact with organizations.
Everything from your online presence (website and social media), to you and your staff’s interactions with your customers impacts how your customers view you, your brand and organization.
Attaching data to your customer interactions can help manage and improve your customer experience which translates in retaining your customers and attracting new ones.
As a customer experience consultant I am able to offer expert advice and recommendations to you and your team to help improve your interactions with your customers.
Not only do we make process improvement recommendations, we will work with you and your team on implementation and offer any necessary training as well.
Along with customer experience consulting we offer branding and web design services as well.
We look forward to chatting with you about your CX needs and helping you create memorable experiences for your customers.
You can find us on the web at www.novaconxulting.com. We are also available on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Dai Baker is a marketing and branding strategist, entrepreneur, academic scholar, and mother. In 2015, she launched Dai Baker Creative Group LLC. DBCG is a marketing, branding, and public relations agency that caters to small businesses and influencers. Her creative passion and ambitious nature are rooted in the foundation of the agency.
As a teen mother, Michigan native Dai beat statistics by graduating from college with honors and starting her own business after college. Inspired by her journey, Dai strives to empower young mothers and women to achieve their goals. In June 2020, she launched Empowering Young Mothers LLC, a social good business to mentor, empower, and advocate for young mothers.
Her vision is to change the current statistics surrounding mothers by helping them graduate college, build careers, and create a better life for their children. Over the years, she has helped many young mothers become empowered and wants to help thousands more.
Dai is a woman on a mission to achieve greatness. Since May 2020, she is currently in a DBA marketing program to obtain her doctorate. She is also an active member of her community through volunteering and a board member of various nonprofits.
Dai Baker's story will show readers that they can be successful despite any obstacles they may face on their journey. Her empowering story from a teenage mother to a successful entrepreneur is a true testimony that anyone can achieve their goals.
Today for National Black Business Month, we present to you The Goaled Mine.
Welcome to The Goaled Mine. A space for women to come, and unapologetically be themselves. Throughout my life's journey, I have discovered the importance of creating the life that I want. For so long, I found myself trying to find myself, and then one day it dawned on me "I'm not lost, I just haven't figured out exactly who I am yet." It was in that moment that I figured out that life is not about finding yourself, it's about creating who you want to be, and the life you want to live. It's about being who you are, unapologetically. Part of who I want to be, is fabulous. When you look good, you feel good. It's a true statement for myself, and for most other women I've had the pleasure of meeting. The Goaled Mine is the place where you can come, create the look you want and rock it with confidence.
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Hi my name is Brittany! I am a wife to an amazing, supportive, loving husband. I am a mom of 3 kids! Two handsome boys, and one beautiful girl (her name is Eden Grace). I am an outdoor natural light photographer. Specializing in Families, Couples, and Weddings.
If you are wondering how I became a photographer. I started off taking pictures of my family and friends, just for fun. Then I became the service photographer at my church, that's when I learned that taking pictures was more then a passion for me, it is apart of my ministry. I booked my first wedding not to long after that, and from there I decided to start Eden Grace Photography, Dec of 2018.
Eden Grace Photography is a Goodyear, AZ Photographer Specializing in families, couples, kids, and weddings!
Today for Black Business Month, we feature David and Christi Lott.
We are Realtors® in the Greater Phoenix Valley of Arizona and strive to help our clients grow their wealth through real estate. Owning your home is the greatest way to increase your net worth, and a lifetime of renting only grows the net worth of the landlord. We help buyers, sellers, and investors with all of their real estate needs, but we especially love helping first time home buyers! Since 2017 we have helped over 100 families buy and sell real estate. Most of our first time home buyer clients purchase homes that are well within their comfort range and often times obtain a mortgage payment that is very close to what they were paying in rent and sometimes less!
The median family net worth for all homeowners is $231,400 and increased by nearly 15% since 2013, while the net worth of $5,000 actually declined by 9% since 2013 for renter families. Equity, appreciation, and predictable monthly housing expenses are huge financial benefits of homeownership. Homeownership is truly the best way to improve your long-term net worth and grow the wealth of your family and legacy.
We especially love building Black homeownership and helping to increase the number of black homeowners in this country. "Black homeownership is in crisis. Although homeownership rates for other racial groups have largely recovered since the 2008 housing crisis, Black homeownership continues to decline, recently hitting an all-time low in the first quarter of this year. Homeownership is beneficial for building household wealth, increasing intergenerational economic mobility, offering a hedge against inflation, and increasing civic engagement, all of which make the ongoing decline in black homeownership deeply troubling." ~ Urban.org
David and I pride ourselves in the care and expertise that we provide to our clients. We guide, advise, and educate our clients on the entire real estate purchase and sales process. We protect their interests by introducing them to trusted and proven home loan lenders, honest and knowledgeable home inspectors, roofers, HVAC technicians, plumbers, and electricians.
The task of purchasing real estate may seem daunting and complicated but we provide a Buyer or Seller Guide to our clients. They are able to browse homes and communities on our website and read our informational blogs. We walk them through the process, we communicate constantly, we negotiate hard for them and we are by their side to the close of escrow and beyond!
We are a husband and wife real estate team and a black-owned business who are experienced, caring, knowledgeable, and qualified!
Cell: (310) 650-6474
Office: (623) 748-9049
7025 W Bell Rd, Ste 10
Glendale, Arizona 85308
Browse homes on our website here: http://TheLottGroupAZ.com
See what our clients are saying about us here: https://www.zillow.com/profile/Christi-Lott/#reviews
Today for Black Business Month, we bring to you Chef Walter Carter.
Chef Carter cooked his whole life but began his culinary career in 2015, during and after he graduated from Dorsey Culinary School located in Roseville, Michigan. He is a gourmet chef specializing in American, Mexican, Southern and Caribbean cuisine. Chef Carter’ s culinary repertoire flourished during his tenure at the Townsend’s Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan; where he masterfully crafted gourmet meals for high-end clients. He later relocated to expand his craft in Phoenix, AZ in the highly regarded The Phoenician Resort.
He learned organic, vegan, paleo, keto and other dietary restrictive cooking as the chef for the nationally recognized first organic Supermarket, Whole Foods Market.
Chef Carter’s passion for food is evident, as he has recently opened up a secondary company providing local Phoenicians with easy, exquisite meal preparations.
CELL: (602) 664-0043