Discovering the LES’ Street Art with Inside Out Tours

Last week, I took a 3-hour tour by Inside Out Tours! The award-winning company prides itself on offering “off-the-beaten-path and hidden history sightseeing tours” of New York City. It is also Black-owned and MBE-certified. The tour focused on Alternative Street Art in the Lower East Side. We met the guide, Kevin, at the legendary Katz’…

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“Siempre Bruja” on Netflix: a Witch in Present-Day Colombia

Siempre Bruja cast. Courtesy of Netflix

Netflix has been diversifying their offerings a lot lately. The types of content and the voices represented  have more variety than traditional TV. Producers and directors all over the world have been submitting projects to the media giant. As a result, nowadays, Netflix subscribers can sample a variety of content, across languages, topics and categories.…

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How to take full advantage of your claimed listing

First of all, congrats! Claiming your business listing is a big step towards improving your company’s marketing. (If you’re reading this but haven’t claimed your listing yet, view the pricing plans, then visit your company’s listing and click “claim listing.”) You literally are bringing hundreds of eyes to your company. That begs the question -…

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NYC Fund for Women Entrepreneurs Celebrates 100th Loan

WE NYC, an initiative launched by the New York City SBS, just awarded its 100th grant for women entrepreneurs last week.   What is WE NYC? WE NYC is an initiative committed to helping women start and grow their businesses. It emerged from the New York City Small Business Administration. In November 2017, they launched WE…

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Consulting, demystified

If you’ve ever heard someone say they are a consultant, you might nodded your head, but still felt a bit confused. I feel you! We all sort of know what consulting is, but not exactly. As of now, over 200 of the businesses listed on the Cowrie guide have listed consulting as a primary activity.…

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Productivity Tips for Home-based Businesses

You’re finally working on the project you’ve been meaning to bring to life for years. You’re finally letting out your creativity with a fun side hustle. You’re bringing home a little extra cash… but not quite yet enough to need an office space. Having a home-based business is challenging – it can be hard to…

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