In this remastered podcast episode of United Black America Radio we roll out the red, black, and green carpet for one of our most accomplished Black business owners in the Midwest. Lajuana Whitmore is the Executive Director of the Jeremiah Program where she helps families transform their lives from poverty to prosperity with strategic leadership in the areas of education, employment and early childhood programs, new program development, fundraising, and communications.
She rolls out the step by step method she uses to take Black entrepreneurs from not having ideas all the way up to becoming a profitable business owner!
LaJuana Whitmore holds a Certified Specialization in Launching Innovative Businesses, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration.
If that wasn’t enough, she is a member of The Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants (AASBC), The Association for Strategic Planning (ASP), and Metro Independent Business Alliance (Metro IBA). What does all that mean? She knows how to help Black startups and Black Businesses challenge their business models and conceive new ones!
Here Is What You Will Learn
- How to identify profitable opportunities to start your business around
- Whether or not your idea is really a good idea (according to the market)
- How entrepreneurs in ‘unsexy’ businesses gain media attention
- Ways Black entrepreneurs can turn one idea into multiple streams of income
- How you can get customers to pay you for a product BEFORE you create it
…and The FIRST question that should come out of your mouth whenever you meet a potential customer!
Resources Mentioned In This Episode
You can find Lajuana Whitmore and her services by clicking here ?? https://www.lajuanawhitmore.com/
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And here are the books Lajuana mentioned in this episode…