App of the Week – Black Wall St.

Published On February 6, 2019 | By Tom Huskerson | App of the Week

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.

Official Black Wall Street is the App of the Week and available for both Apple and Android.

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About The Author

Tom Huskerson Bio Born in Richmond Virginia Tom Huskerson is a military veteran who settled in California after his discharge. Tom attended Santa Barbara City College where he began his writing career as a campus reporter. He worked as an intern news reporter for the Santa Barbara News-Press writing feature stories before moving on to San Francisco. At San Francisco State University Tom studied broadcast communications and began to focus on the Internet. He completed his graduate thesis on Internet advertising. Tom was the first student to ever focus on the Internet as a graduate student at San Francisco State University. After graduation he went to work for Zona Research in California’s Silicone Valley. As a research associate Tom supported senior analyst writing on the latest developments in the Internet industry. During the dot com boom Tom worked for several web businesses as a market researcher and analyst. As a writer and researcher Tom has authored various technical works including a training program for Charles Schwab security. Other projects included professional presentations on workplace violence and hiring security contractors. Tom has also written both fiction and non-fiction works and blogging for a travel website. He has published two books of short stories and completed two novels. Tom is the owner of Scribe of Life Literature and EbonyCandle.com. Tom is not the chief editor for the OnTechStreet. com. A news and information blog that focuses on tech news for African-Americans. The blog is the result of his desire to inform the African American community of the dangers and benefits of the cyber age. In his blog Tom reports on information security, new and analysis, scams and hoaxes, legal happenings and various topics that arise from the age of information. Tom believes that technology is a necessary tool for black people and they should know what is happening. Tom writes believing that techno speak is for the professional and that valuable information can be communicated using plain language. As a result he has embraced the motto, Less Tech, More Knowledge.

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