App of the Week – Black Wall St.
Black buying power is incredible! By some estimates it tops a trillion dollars a year. Why not send some of that money to African-American owned businesses.
Official Black Wall Street is an app and website that can direct you to black owned businesses anywhere. You can use the app to find almost any kind of business from restaurants to pharmacies.
For the consumer the app can be programmed to alert you when you are near a black business. You can find directions, business info, images, reviews, and more for each black owned business listing. If you bookmark the business listing you can get updates on sales, special offerings and daily deals.
For your black owned business there are features available to help you increase your visibility and sales. Official Black Wall Street claims over one million users. The app allows you to stay in touch with customers by sending them messages directly through the app. You can increase your visibility by promoting your business listing at the top of search results when users search for black owned businesses like yours.
A visit to the Black Wall Street website will show you a directory of literally hundreds of black owned business across the country. You can perform a search of black owned businesses by category and location. If you own a business you can register your establishment there as well . You will also find a news and information blog about new black business ventures and other helpful information for black business owners. There is also a page of special offerings from black businesses.
Take minute to visit the blog where you can find interesting stories about black businesses success, entrepreneurs and innovations.
Black businesses are fare more prevalent and diverse that you might imagine. For example, I found a wine shop and a luxury watch store in Virginia. A search of one state revealed nineteen cities and hundreds of black owned businesses. Supporting black owned businesses needs to be a priority. In addition to voting black economic power (money) can a send a powerful, un-mistakable message about black interests, concerns and anger to businesses of all colors and politicians alike.
Official Black Wall Street actually makes it easy to put you hard earned money into the hands equally hard working black business people.