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Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian business mogul with an estimated net worth of $20.8 billion (as of November 2013). Keep reading for 7 facts about this brilliant and inspirational billionaire. 7 Facts About Aliko Dangote 1. Mr. Aliko Dangote was born on April 10, 1957 in Kano Nigeria into a wealthy Nigerian family. 2. He is ranked by Forbes Magazine as the 43rd richest person in the world and the richest man in Africa. 3. Mr. Dangote...

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This fall, D.C. Bar members can learn how to put social media tools to work in their practices at three lunch and learn sessions in the D.C. Bar Conference Center. The sessions, sponsored by the Practice Management Service Committee and led by Tasha Cooper Coleman, Esq. – CEO of UpwardAction®, a social media, branding and digital communications firm, will cover LinkedIn, Twitter, JD Supra and many other social media tools. All...

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From Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn and YouTube, everyone is talking about using social media to grow your business. Are you overwhelmed by all of this social media mumbo jumbo? Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of what do to next? Do you wonder if people are really making money with social media or if this yet another distraction? Social Media Marketing is a highly effective way to generate buzz that can have a significant impact...

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Social media can be a powerful “momentum builder” for your business or it can be a colossal waste of time. Before embarking on a social media campaign, pause and ask yourself the following key questions to determine if your business is ready to effective leverage the power of social media and web technology. 1. Do you have a comprehensive marketing strategy? To be the most effective, social media must be one component of a...

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Business Branding Bootcamp Registration Opens Today! Does your business have magnetic appeal? Are opportunities from strategic partners flooding your inbox? What about your telephone? Is it ringing off the hook with inquiries from ideal clients and customers? If you answered yes to each of these questions, congratulations! Go back to “doing what you're doing.” If you answered NO to any one of these questions, keep reading....

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Black Enterprise Magazine Lincoln Small Business University and UpwardAction® have teamed up to bring high impact personal development and business training programs directly to you. Let's get started with magnetic branding. A magnetic personal brand is key to attracting ideal clients, business opportunity, employers and employees. In this edition of Black Enterprise Lincoln Small Business University, Tasha Cooper Coleman, Esq....

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vicinity Media Group—publisher of Suburban Essex, Vicinity, and inBiz Magazines, with websites including SuburbanEssex.com—has chosen Upward Action LLC as a partner in providing cutting-edge social media and digital marketing programs to Vicinity Media Group and its advertisers. “Maximizing the advertising dollars of our clients is of utmost important to us,” said David Black, founder and CEO of Vicinity Media...

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UpwardAction® and Black Enterprise Magazine Lincoln Small Business University Present Warm Up Your Cold Calls with LinkedIn. This training program features Tasha Cooper Coleman, Esq. – Attorney, Business Branding Coaching and CEO of UpwardAction®. Are you ready to close more deals with key players in major corporations? Join T.C in this training program “Warm Up Your Cold Calls with LinkedIn” and learn easy...

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Award Winning CEO Marjorie Perry Appears on MSNBC’S “Your Business” with Host JJ Ramberg Marjorie Perry, President & CEO of MZM Construction & Management shares practical business tips for emerging and established business owners on Your Business with JJ Ramberg, MSNBC’s popular television show about issues affecting small businesses.   Ms. Perry’s inspiring success as CEO and President of MZM Construction &...

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