Zumba fitness classes come in many forms, targeting everyone from children to seniors. High-energy dancing on the floor, in a gym or in a pool, Zumba has exploded since its founding in 2001 into a respected exercise to meet anyone's fitness goals. As… More »
Yolanda Brown has been writing business-related material since 2005. She owns two businesses and currently publishes "Cardinal Rules," a resource of business-building tips for small- to medium-sized firms. Brown holds a Master of Business Administration from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
When the kids of soldiers receive positive support to make life easier, their parents feel more at ease and are able to focus better on their jobs in protecting the country. There are several ways you can donate in support of military children. Expending… More »
The price of the products and services your company will offer for sale include production or inventory cost, overhead and profit margin. At some point in the year, you may want to move certain products or services more quickly. Price reduction, commonly… More »
Debt and income differ tremendously for small businesses, though they produce the same result: more cash. Debt is cash you borrow from a lender that can be repaid over time. Income is cash created by revenue earned from product and service sales, and… More »
A large email subscriber list is seen as gold for marketers since it is cheap to create and profitable when used right. Emails earned $39.40 in sales per advertising dollar in 2012 according to the Direct Marketing Association. There are various ways… More »
As a small business owner, you may have considered different ways you can add more dollars to the local economy. Something you can do is literally keep your dollars in the local economy by joining a credit union located in Durham.… More »
Awards & Achievements
Leadership North Carolina
selective leadership program
|2005 to 2010||
YB Consulting - Business Consultant
Developed business and marketing plans for new and existing companies. Provided business advisory for existing firms.
|2006 to 2008||
NCIMED - Business Consultant
Provided consultation to NC based companies in support of their growth. This included business plan review, loan packaging and minority business enterprise and women business enterprise certification support program. Also presented at workshops.
|2010 to Present||
Freelance - Writer
Write articles, marketing copy, blog posts and other content on web and print media. Also use social media for viral content promotion.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC - Master of Business Administration
Concentration in Marketing and Sustainable Enterprise. Active in MBA student association, minority business student organization, alumni relations, and mentoring program.
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO - Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Active in National Society of Black Engineers, Institute of Industrial Engineers, and campus-wide community service projects.