Omnichannel- take control of your Creative Marketing and Other Digital Space

Join our FREE  discussion in a Google plus hangout-  The first on August 18 4pm EST, looks at  web pages, Facebook and google plus pages, google authosrs tag and a digital  strategy to mange this. it’s Time for local  creatives to start prepping  for that valuable holiday  sales and one key  element  is your offline and … Continue reading

Brooklyn Has a Coworking Tech Space Centered Around Local Creative Lifestyle & Fashion Industries

Earlier this year I  informed many that, we were committed to providing solutions in the creative, Lifestyle tech space! So we’re launching a TECH SPACE CENTERED AROUND LOCAL CREATIVE LIFESTYLE FASHION INDUSTRY Http://space.BonnieSandy.com Event management for Designers Registration For Fashion Tech Coworking Space powered by Eventbrite On Earth Day NY we will be leading with  an … Continue reading

Is UJAMAA Simply a word You Recite on December 29th each year!

Ujamaa To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses and to profit from them together. If my statemeant is wrong, feel free to list  examples of “Cooperative Economics” in the comments! “Cooperative Economics” goes way beyond “collaboration”, the latter  suggests working together for individual gain… Cooperative economics suggest putting aside purely self related … Continue reading

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Social Commerce One Day we’ll Shop from Videos – Literally

When I tell the designers that together we can create a shopping network for independent  fashion videos… it’s hard for them to conceive. Which is why I  put this video overlay together.  with www.TibiaeTech.com we hope to reach a point where this is seamless and effortless for mom and pop or independent Creative Businesses. Getting … Continue reading

As I See It- Here’s The Problem with Most Fashion-Tech Startups- a Response

In three years business as we know it  in all sectors will change. I  am betting on it! So too are many In The startup rush  for gold ! Fashion Tech is one niche Recently in an op-ed  piece on Business of Fashion  The Problem with Most Fashion-Tech Startups I am actually very happy to have opened … Continue reading

Events, Conferences,Workshops, Seminars, Classes, Demos, RoundTables, Hackathons and Pitch Competitions all part of the Business Environment

We realize we need to add Learning as well as Research and  Development to the space we are Planning. So we’re asking  what you’s like to learn  or teach! The Tuberiam (our name for our spaces) will not be like  my Mamma’s Workshop… except they actually  are! My  mom worked in what would be described as a  coworking space, … Continue reading

This Holiday Reach over 70000 Stylish Beautiful, Health Concious, Intelligent, Savvy Consumers

In January 2013 America’s Next Natural Model will begin its 5th season. They  are now accepting Early Ads to be up  for the holiday season on their site www.going-natural.com We’ve extending the dates for the specials  to  ensure success for this small business! Direct purchase ads now…   see more info here  Holiday Marketing 2012-Buy Now! Click to CONTRIBUTE … Continue reading

Starting Up While Black -To change the ratio we have to move tech into our communities

  There is  a direct  correlation between access to wifi and tech startup growth!  Top;- Map of the “Black and Caribbean, Minority  communities in Brooklyn”  the colored area  the one we at Tibiae Tech wish to serve.  The blue markers-  tech /wi-fi or coworking places, inset the  map of Made in NY – new tech business … Continue reading

Fashion Incubator Marketing, Showroom, But Most Importantly Skilled Experience Facilitators & Production!

It takes a village to create change! Last year I promised to take local designers Global and Bring global designers local! I knew from years of experience as a designer and facilitating and mentoring young designers The challenges. Access for Wholesale & Retail consumer… Training program, Studio spaces- for ( design, sewing, print) Coworking Spaces, … Continue reading

What’s The difference between a Small Business and a Startup

Steve Blank answers the question, “What’s the difference between a startup and a small business!” Or check a Google search I like this explanation on Bingd best “both are exactly the same, except how the owner thinks about their business. A small business owner is focused on doing it tough for a number of years … Continue reading

Cadcall

Put Your Holiday  Ads In front over 70000 eyes for as little as $75.oo Entrepreneurial Tip- You need to  get your product in front of  potential consumers at least 3-4 times before an  average first purchase!  That means Marketing… dollars as well as time. Many Local NICHE entrepreneurs have  that audience and are LOOKING  for … Continue reading

Plug The Holes- Fashion-Art- Creative Enterprise and Tech Startup

Plug The Holes, Plug The Holes…  I cannot stress this enough. The challenge is that too many refuse to acknowledge their holes exist!  I am working with business owner and spend unnecessary time convincing them to address their issues. When they do identify holes and cracks, time and money are serious issues. But the holes, … Continue reading

Convincing Community To Invest In Tech Spaces

we need to increase technology in Black and urban  communities if our kids are to  compete. Tech cluster bring a community of support and resources! as witnessed in Dumbo and Williamsburg. However it is especially important in areas where women are the heads of households and Entrepreneurs! Take a good look at the map above. … Continue reading

50 Shades of Black Techies- Part 1

Many  are afraid to say they are Black for fear of negative backlash in their businesses.  To reach the Black  community, to reach minority communities we need Blacks and Minorities to stand out front.. at  least to communicate intrinsic details, Such is life!  But often the stereotypes come from  blacks themselves,  we all have patterns we expect, execute, interpret or  … Continue reading

Changing The Ratio- Infrastucture and Culture Not Facade

“My Very Presence in the room changes the ration in the NYtech scene… It’s a bold statement  on the front of my personal site…  but it is true! I  embody  “Changing the ratio” There I said it, Changing the ration is much deeper than most of the attempts i presently see and as  someone working … Continue reading

There’s a Dire Need for Space

There is no avoiding It …. If we are to bring more Black and minorities into technology we need to take the technology to them. That means a space, and in Brooklyn  especially  for females space that is within a safe affordable distance. Whether it is for office space,  events space, showroom space,  exploration and … Continue reading

Black Woman In Tech

My very  presence in the room changes the ratio in NYtech scene. I am female ..add one I am Black… add one I am Caribbean… The only one (usually) I am ‘older”… seriously most of these folks are closer to my  son’s age! I am a “normal”, though many  “Normals” define me as a “geek” … Continue reading

Happy 50th

100% Caribbean- Celebrating Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago One of the workshops we do Is based on  self reliance and creating  merchandise around a theme! So it’s time to  celebrate 50 years of Independence and both the Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago Nationals are heavily  represented in our Brooklyn community!   So we added a 100%  all proceeds … Continue reading