NEW YORK – Thinking about upgrading to a 4G phone? Prepare to pay more. Before you know it, those 2-gigabyte data caps your carrier put in place just aren't going to cut it.
The average American will use 6.2 GB of data on their mobile devices each month in 2017, according to the latest annual Visual Networking Index released by Cisco. To put that into context, Americans used just 752 MB Americans on average last year.
What many of the participants were looking for were the right ingredients to start their own business.
What they left with was a complete recipe to launch, sustain and capitalize a business, with a little advice from the featured speaker, Carolyn Hardy, president and CEO of Chism Hardy Enterprises, LLC.
The setting (Jan. 26) was the second of a three-part business symposium entitled "Controlling How The Cookie Crumbles: Educating and Empowering Entrepreneurs." Hardy, the keynote speaker, followed a panel of successful business owners and entrepreneurs who provided plenty of business tips, strategies and technical support to more than 70 aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs at Bloomfield Full Gospel Baptist Church.
In the entertainment industry, the manager is primarily responsible for providing advice and guidance as to the career and development of an artist. It takes a person with the patience of a saint to deal with the creative brains of talent.
When it comes to creativity and accomplishment in the industry, few can argue that DeAndre Cortez Way, better known as Soulja Boy, doesn't fit in the category. But it takes a village to make sure that Soulja Boy – the rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur – remains relevant and on top. Part of that village is Michael J. Sykes, who is better known as Miami Mike, the manager of Soulja Boy.
Amid concerns over adult content popping up on its new Vine video app, Twitter appeared Tuesday to have restricted how users can share sexually explicit clips.
As with Twitter, Vine users can create and search hashtags (#CNN, #news, #tech, for instance) to share posts with a wider audience or find lots of content about the same subject.
The ability to manage personal credit apparently is one of those things that gets better with age. A consumer reporting agency study indicated that people aged 66 and older had the highest average credit scores, followed by those aged 47 to 65.
Your credit score can affect your ability to obtain credit and the interest rate you pay. So having a high score could be helpful to your overall financial strategy. But a good credit rating doesn't always mean you are in a strong financial position. Consider these other factors for each age group.
For the budding entrepreneur who made a resolution to start a business in the New Year, there are literally 100 things to consider before taking a risk in the marketplace. Here are a few tips to get you started that will address the most pivotal steps needed for success in every industry.
A woman attending a business symposium at Bethlehem Baptist Church wanted to know how she and her husband could prosper their small family-owned business in the Hollywood community in North Memphis, although neither one has been paid a salary in five years.
Natasha Donerson, CEO of Success Unlimited, a coaching and consulting firm serving businesses throughout the world, took the question and asked the woman about location, number of employees, how long she and her husband had been in business, their product, and whether they'd consider moving.