Blogging and Career Advice from Natasha of TheYbf.com

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Natasha of The YBF sat down with the members of ColorComm (Women of Color in Communications) in Fairmont hotel to talk about her journey to young, black and fabulous!  Started in 2005, because Natasha was bored with law school and there was nobody else covering black celebrities, The YBF now stands as one of the top gossip sites today. As you can imagine, her words had us waiting with baited breath.

1723483_996796440349064_3836499420742392918_n10357456_996796537015721_3709887239897195154_nAs soon as moderator, Mercy Chikowore opened the floor for questions I was the first to pick Natasha’s brain on how she does The YBF so well! Rule number one, never go to see a great person speak and not ask them a question.  As the discussion went along the women of ColorComm continued to pulled insightful guidance from the creator of TheYbf.com

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Natasha dropped so many jewels that could help bloggers, entrepreneurs and 9-5ers alike, that I created a useful sheet called : How to be a YBF Entrepreneur 

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“Find a niche. Find the big companies with big money who is trying to reach a certain audience. They are looking for that group that spends money.”- Natasha Eubanks 

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(This was my question.) To maximize productivity,  entrepreneurs should create a set schedule for themselves which includes a start and stop time.  

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Screen Shot 2015-01-15 at 8.36.04 AMSometimes being good at something, or being really smart isn’t enough to be successful at that job at hand. You must be passionate about the things you are working on to really soar! 

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Apple wasn’t lying when they said “there’s an app for that!” Make your life easier by implementing apps in your day to day activities. There are so really cool apps out there. Apps that get honorable mention are: Notefuly (Sticky Pad App), iFax (Send and receive faxes on your phone) 

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Screen Shot 2015-01-15 at 8.35.22 AMWhen you start to blow up, don’t be afraid to start brining in a team of people who can help. No one is an expert at all subjects! Team work makes the dream work! 

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                                                            Natasha Eubanks and Natasha Naila
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                                                                          ColorComm Event Attendees

2015 is the year for epic living!  You’ll see The Weave Whisperer doing every single one of these tid bids and more! Thank you Natasha Eubanks for this invigorating advice and thank you to ColorComm for throwing this fabulous event. If you are interested in joining ColorComm  please visit their website to see if they have a chapter in  your area!

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