18 Events and Conferences for Black Entrepreneurs in 2024

Welcome to Breaking the Blueprint — a blog series that dives into the unique business challenges and opportunities of underrepresented business owners and entrepreneurs. Learn how they’ve grown or scaled their businesses, explored entrepreneurial ventures within their companies, or created side hustles, and how their stories can inspire and inform your own success.
It can feel isolating if you’re the only one in the room who looks like you.
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How to Promote Your Content as a Creator

You spend countless hours editing video content to perfection, writing the perfectly optimized blog post, and putting together the absolute best resources for social media … only to realize that you still have to convince people to actually view your content.
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The Ultimate Guide to Product Marketing: How to Market a Product in 2024

Despite working in marketing for over a decade, I’m still puzzled by the idea of product marketing.
Whether your business offers a service (say, a cleaning company) or a commodity (like a toy manufacturer), you’re marketing a “product,” right?
Heck, in my recent job hunt, I interviewed for several product marketer jobs under the caveat that I hadn’t “done product marketing,” but I’d certainly marketed a product.
But the truth is those positions wouldn’t have worked out. Product marketing is a very specific branch of marketing that requires particular skills and has its own unique benefits.
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How to Get Started with AI as a Content Creator

Welcome to The Creative, a series that gives content creators actionable advice from professionals in the creator economy. Read The Creative to learn how to grow your platform, improve your content, and stay ahead in the ever-shifting creator landscape. 
Artificial intelligence is a bit of a controversial topic in the world of content creation. In an industry that prides itself on creativity and a do-it-yourself approach, many wonder if AI has a place in the creator economy.
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