How local businesses are "making it" in a tough economy.
Interviews by Elaina Norlin, executive director of the (AARLCC) African-American Research Library and Cultural Center.
Karlene Facey C.E.O./Marketing Consultant Clarocision Research and Marketing
Part 1: How did you start your business? Part 2: How do you manage to thrive during a recession? Part 3: How did you choose which business to get in? Part 4: How do you get business loans? Part 5: What are your business’ strengths?
Sharon Wong-Hollis Owner Rice Bowl Restaurant
Part 1: How long have you been in business? Part 2: How do you determine prices? Part 3: How do you get a business started? Part 4: How do you survive a tough economy?
Joan Cartwright Jazz Singer & Entrepreneur
Part 1: Joan tells us about herself. Part 2: How Joan promotes women musicians and books. Part 3: How to start a corporation. Part 4: Running a home-owned business. Part 5: How to market your business. Part 6: Facebook, Twitter and Blogs.
Gabrielle Warren Co-owner and Hair StylistBlack Star Unisex Salon
Part 1: Tell us about your business. Part 2: How do you get started in this business? Part 3: Any tips to help struggling businesses? Part 4: What if you’re afraid to use the Internet? Part 5: The importance of being a “people person.”
Al Huggins Owner Art n Soul, LLC African American Art and Collectibles
Part 1: How did you get started in your business? Part 2: Did you leave your full-time job to start your business? Part 3: How did you get more clients? Part 4: How do you fund your business? Part 5: Advice to someone starting a business.