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Black Millennial Entrepreneur Podcast
21 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
BME Ep16 - Are You Wasting Your Talent?
In episode #16 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur Podcast, we discussed the Parable of the Talents and how you can utilize your gifts regardless of your talent level. Black Millennial Entrepreneur Podcast's host is Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies, a Managed IT Services / Marketing Firm and M Turner Media, a broadcast / production firm.
11 minutes | Jun 19, 2020
BME Ep8 - Getting a Business Mailing Address
In episode #8 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur Podcast, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies, a Managed IT Services / Marketing Firm and M Turner Media, a broadcast / production firm explains How to Get a Business Mailing Address and why you need an address separate from your home address if you plan to open up a business.
18 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
BME Ep7 - What is a Tax ID / Employer Identification Number (EIN)?
In episode #7 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur Podcast, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media explained What a Tax ID / EIN (Employer Identification Number) is, Why you need a Tax ID / EIN and how to get one. If you're conducting business in the United States you're issued an EIN from the IRS if you own a business that will hire employees. An EIN / Tax ID is also needed to open business bank accounts.She briefly touched on different business structure to consider when starting your business - Sole Proprietor, Partnership, Corporation and Limited Liability Corporation (LLC).
19 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
BME Ep6 - Reaction to George Floyd Murder
In episode #6 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media reacted to the vicious murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police and where we as a black diaspora must go from here.What lead to anger and outrage, causing protesters to take to the street isn't the killing of one man. It's 400 years of systemic oppression that replaces one form of discrimination for another. Until we utilize economic empowerment, such as boycotting corporations and businesses' whose values don't align with ours, supporting and buying from black businesses, banking at black financial institutions and starting our own business, we'll be singing we shall overcome 400 years from now. Change will only come when Black Americans eliminate our dependence on a racist system that treats us like second class citizens.It's time to create an economic revolution. Entrepreneurship is the answer.
11 minutes | May 27, 2020
BME Ep5 - What is a DBA Certificate?
In episode #5 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media explained What is a DBA Certificate.If you're thinking about starting a Business, unless you're Incorporating your business by forming a Limited Liability Corporation, S-Corporation or C-Corporation to indemnify you against your company's loss, you will need a DBA Certificate. Learn the Who, what, when, where and why of DBA Certificate.
30 minutes | May 22, 2020
BME Ep4 - Why More People Don't Become Entrepreneur and Start Businesses
In episode #4 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media discussed obstacles that prevented more people from becoming entrepreneurs such as Start Up Cost, Fear of Failure, no Entrepreneurial experience, Entrepreneurship being stressful, Having a Great Job and that owning a business being hard work. She used this remarkable episode to encourage listeners to overcome these perceived obstacles, face their fears and start today; no risk, no reward.
47 minutes | May 20, 2020
BME Ep3 - Business Ideas
In episode #3 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media shared with her listeners a list of Business Ideas and businesses that they can start for $500 or less. She started the episode by giving them an assignment requiring them to evaluate themselves to determine what what they're best suited for. Her goal is to help them identify what they enjoy doing, what they're passionate about, what they're good at, what their talents are, what skill-sets do they possess, what was their favorite subject in school and what they're best suited for.After posing questions that required some introspection, Ms. Turner asked them to assess their acquired knowledge gained by way of - including Educational Training (college, trade, technical or certificate coursework), Informal / Self taught skills or expertise, Professional / Work Experience, plus hobbies and interest.Next, listeners are provided information on resources available that can be utilized to improve their working knowledge in their chosen Business idea - Library YouTube WikiPedia WikiHow How Stuff Works Community College Certificate BOCES => Trade / Technical Schools Online Courses (Udemy, Khan Academy)Episode 3 also covered type of business (product vs service) and business to consumer vs business to business.She provided an extensive list of service based business as well as product based businesses using drop-ship model.
30 minutes | May 13, 2020
BME Ep2 - Road to Startup
In episode 2 of Black Millennial Entrepreneur Podcast, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media takes her listeners on an insightful journey into the thought process of why she started a business, naming her business and the basic business task she completed to spring board the Road to Start Up episode. As an immigrant from the beautiful Island of Jamaica, Ms. Turner wanted to pay homage to her Jamaican ancestors who came to America and paved the way for her future success, becoming an entrepreneur. Noting the anti-immigrant sentiments ushered in by Donald Trump, Ms. Turner acknowledges that she wanted to show that immigrants indeed have contributed greatly to America's success; to that end, she wanted to honor her own immigrant family's legacy. Her company's name is in honor of her parents, aunts and uncles who worked hard to give their children a better life. She wanted her company's legacy to pay tribute to her immigrant family and to counter the anti-immigrant rhetoric sweeping the nation. This episode encourages aspiring entrepreneurs to ensure they have a strategy in place before quitting their job to become an entrepreneur. Such as starting the business, getting the business off the ground, securing a few clients or sales before launching out. She also recommends savings as a way to cover living expenses for up to 2.5 years.
12 minutes | May 1, 2020
BME Ep1 - Show Introduction
In the first episode of Black Millennial Entrepreneur podcast, the host Marcia Turner, founder of two budding new businesses, M Turner Technologies and M Turner Media lays out what the show is about. Her mission is to spark an Entrepreneurial Revolution among Black Millennials by taking them on the day to day journey of what business startup and running a business looks like. Entrepreneurship is leaving the Black community behind. A majority of millennials polled want to start their own business, but they're afraid of the risk; with black wealth expected to hit zero dollars by 2053, black millennials must get in the game; we can't sit on the sideline. The current economic struggles that plagues the black community can disappear in one generation if we spark an entrepreneurial revolution.Technology (communication, streaming, collaborative, social media / marketing tools) makes business startup more affordable than at any other period in history. With the right tools and guidance, which Black Millennial Entrepreneur demonstrates, business startup is a possibility for everyone who's willing to take the leap.In this episode you get an overview of some of the business start up basics, why business ownership is the savior for the black community. Dive in, tune in, weekly.
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