We are really excited to shine this week’s Sistahbiz Spotlight on Black woman entrepreneur Kalilah Wright, founder and CEO of the expressive e-commerce brand MESS in a Bottle. Created in 2016 and now sold in Target stores, MESS in a Bottle is a line of t-shirts with powerful statements and messages, cleverly packaged in reusable…

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Hiring a copywriter is more than just having a person who can put words together for your website or blog posts. When using the right strategies, copywriting helps a business’ core values and brand messaging to shine, increasing connection and engagement with current and potential customers.  Every word on your website, in your marketing emails,…

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How to hustle and grind

I work with hundreds of Black women entrepreneurs daily who are working toward everything from the 6-figure status to multi-millionaire finish lines. I think this journey has given me a special sight and understanding. For one thing, the ladies who are winners are the ones who hustle and grind. I’m often able to spot the…

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At the end of 2020, Sistahbiz wrapped up year one of our membership program for Black women entrepreneurs! It took me two years to even launch the Sistahbiz membership program because we had a lot on our plate running our existing programs for Black women in business and I suspected it was going to take…

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Black Women Bosses in Construction

Where are all the Black women bosses in construction?  They’re there, even when society has conditioned us not to look for them! Too often, when we think about the construction industry, society has made it easy for our minds to instantly envision male workers and engineers in blue jeans, work boots, and hard hats. Similarly,…

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Jan 2020 Blog Image

I talk with Black women entrepreneurs consistently about the importance of creating a customer avatar. You’ll see this all over the internet and in sales courses everywhere, including the Sistahbiz Global Network coursework. Despite how often it comes up, though, it’s still common to see customer avatars being misunderstood, taken for granted, or straight up…

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New Year CEO Prep

Whew! What a year! This year 2020 has been filled with ups and downs, wins and losses, for the nation as a whole and for the Black community in particular. While over 40% of Black business owners have closed their doors due to the pandemic, others have experienced unprecedented growth and advancement due to an…

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Black-owned Women-owned Wines

Black, women-owned wineries and vineyards are establishing powerful brands and making a once-exclusive industry inclusive for all. Consumers now have dozens of Black-owned wineries to choose from when looking for their next alcoholic indulgence, and we’re highlighting a few of the sistah-owned ones below – and just in time for your holiday gift shopping journey.…

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Black woman leading team

Look, sis, we all know that running a small business takes a lot of funds, and it’s tempting to cut the costs where you can. But, it’s also important to know that taking a do-it-yourself approach to the big things isn’t really free. Instead, if you try to DIY the tasks that keep your business…

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