This Millennial Earned $43,000 As a Paralegal; Now She Has 7 Streams of Income in Real Estate

Detroit-based millennial Lauren Wilson is a real estate entrepreneur who has done it all and then some.

The millennial social media influencer went from making $43,000 per year as a paralegal to building multiple streams of income in real estate. Wilson is a Realtor, landlord, investor, brand ambassador, certified life coach, and vending machine owner. She also has her own line of real estate t-shirts that have been purchased by thousands of individuals.

What’s even more compelling is that Wilson accomplished all of these career milestones by the age of 28. With over 100,000 followers on Instagram, she continues to share words of wisdom to inspire other women to achieve their goals.

“I don’t have any spectacular formula. I worked hard and did what I wanted to do,” Wilson shares in an exclusive interview with Black Enterprise. “Everything didn’t go the way I planned. Some things will be … Read the rest

How to optimize YouTube videos for increased exposure

One of the most powerful search engines in the world is probably a site you don’t even consider to be a search engine. Falling just behind Google, YouTube is the second most popular search engine in the world. Yes, you read that right. The same site you watch funny cat videos is also one of the most popular and trafficked search engines in the world. That’s what makes it essential to learn how to optimize YouTube videos to help you get more exposure.

This may not make sense at first. How can a video site be used as a search engine? But YouTube is much more than silly videos you want to share with your friends.

People turn to the site to find information, reviews, how-to guides, news and much more. The site itself is part television station and part Google search engine.

You can find absolutely anything on
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Learn the Ins and Outs of Real Estate Investing and How to Flip Houses

Get involved in a booming real estate market.

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The stock market has been thriving recently, which is good news for your 401(k). But, the stock market is notoriously fickle, so it’s always a good idea to diversify your investment portfolio to protect and increase your wealth. One of the best investments you can make? Real estate.

Sure, buying property sounds obviously smart. Going about it is a lot more difficult than you may think, however, especially if you’re buying purely as an investment opportunity not

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Grand Jurors In Breonna Taylor’s Case File Petition To Impeach Attorney General Daniel Cameron

A petition calling for Kentuck State leaders to impeach Attorney General Daniel Cameron was filed on Friday. According to the Courier-Journal, three grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case filed the petition through their attorney, Kevin Glogower, because they believed Cameron misrepresented the grand jury’s findings. They also alleged that the Republican lawmaker’s conduct was inappropriate and that he violated the public’s trust.

In the high-profile case, Cameron was the special prosecutor and presented evidence against the police officers accused of killing the 26-year-old woman during a drug raid gone wrong.

Brett Hankinson, one of the three cops involved in the shooting, was indicted– but not for murdering Taylor.

Language in the petition stated Cameron told jurors that they could revisit homicide charges once he announced Hankinson’s indictment. That never came to pass, the publication reported.     

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IKEA will open a store in Puebla, this would be its second branch in Mexico

The multinational furniture company unveiled its new store located in the Vía San Ángel shopping center, in Puebla, which will start operations in the first half of 2022.

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IKEA is the chain of furniture, accessories and solutions focused on the home , now it announced that its second store in Mexico will be located in Puebla , in the Vía San Ángel shopping center.

This Friday, IKEA reported through Twitter that “its dream of reaching more homes is coming true”, since from the first half of the following year it will reach that state.

In the message of his publication IKEA.MX he expressed, “We are

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10 sites for web designers & developers to bookmark on National Reading Day

Happy National Reading Day, y’all!

While today is semi-officially reserved for encouraging schoolkids to read, don’t look past the opportunity for us to nurture our inner child. And there’s no better way to do that than by focusing on growth — professional growth, that is.

National Reading Day Bookmarks

In the spirit of National Reading Day, these 10 sites could turn your breaks in the porcelain palace into a legit web design masterclass. Here they are, in no particular order… 10 sites that will help you build your web professional skills.

1. Smashing Magazine

Okay, you might be familiar with this one — hence this reminder to make sure Smashing Magazine gets bookmarked and browsed regularly. It’s one the definitive places to turn, not only for trends and news, but also a wealth of tutorials. While the basic site is free, a paid subscription is worth considering. A couple … Read the rest

Ava DuVernay Brings ARRAY to Partner With Spotify to Produce Scripted and Unscripted Podcasts

Ava DuVernay just keeps that train rolling! The esteemed filmmaker has partnered with Spotify to produce scripted and unscripted podcasts for their global platform.

Spotify has announced that it has a multi-year partnership with DuVernay and her ARRAY production company and will be bringing important stories to a different format: audio.

“Recognizing the undeniable power of voice and sound, I’m thrilled to extend ARRAY’s storytelling into the realm of podcasts,” DuVernay said in a written statement. “The opportunity to work with Lydia Polgreen and her passionate team drew us to Spotify as a home for our audio narratives, and we couldn’t be more excited to begin this new creative journey.”

Under this exclusive partnership, ARRAY is expected to bring fresh, new stories to the 144 million Premium subscribers on the Spotify platform. The episodes will also be available to more than 320 million monthly active users around the world, amplifying … Read the rest

What Marketers Need to Know About Influencer Marketing in 2021

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What’s on deck for influencer marketing in 2021?

From everything we’re seeing, it should be a year filled with demands for creative production and on-point strategy. Here’s what’s on our radar for the upcoming year.

1. Influencer marketing gains importance for ecommerce

Covid-19 has spurred ecommerce to record levels of use. Mega-retailers like Walmart report a 97% increase in ecommerce and this acceptance will trickle down throughout the ecommerce world.

Experts suggest the pandemic has accelerated the shift towards online shopping by about five years

Along with traditional retail, social shopping is impacting the retail market. Gen Z shoppers enjoy browsing and shopping from social sites, and 77% of them said they respond best to advertising that shows people in real-life situations.

Influencers already excel at this and they’ll be invaluable for social shopping campaigns

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