Author Archives: Jordan Brown

Jordan Brown is a veteran Writer/Journalist/Actor based in Harlem NYC. The DC native has also called Los Angeles, Chicago, Memphis, Pittsburgh, PA, Oslo & Bergen Norway "Home." Mr. Brown spent many years as Senior Producer at ABC, worked as War Wire Editor at Fox News Channel & Business Radio Producer at Black Enterprise. Since 2005, he has been Publisher-Editor of "The FREE Jordan Brown JOBS Report" http://www.thejbreport.blogspot.com. His personal mission is to help fellow creative media people find employment in these trouble times!

Connect With Your Customers: Tips On Delivering What They Want and Avoiding What Turns Them Away

Yesterday’s consumers showed their love for their favorite local businesses by coming in and supporting them with their hard earned dollars. Those local businesses showed their respect for their customers by offering unique customer service and special deals. A new study (done by the research firms Chadwick Martin Bailey and Constant Contact) finds 21st century […]

Internet Security Madness Lasts Far Longer Than March Madness

Although the NCAA’s “March Madness” is over and a new championship team has reigned supreme, the real winners are business owners, as they are regaining their employees’ full attention back to their jobs. This year’s “Challenger March Madness Report” predicted March Madness coverage could attract more than 2.5 million employees per day, each spending an average of […]

Are You Tracking Your Online Reputation? Here Are Three Services That Can Help You Keep A Good Rep!

Not too long ago, unless you were an international superstar like Michael Jackson, you weren’t concerned about the global reach of your reputation. Now, thanks to the Internet, anyone with a computer can make an impression anywhere on Planet Earth. Post on Facebook, people think you’re interesting. Tweet on Twitter, millions retweet it. Post a video […]

Sorry Hackers! It Turns Out that Employees May Be The Biggest Threat To Your Data

If  you have a large or small business, you might be fearful of cyber crooks hacking through your IT defense. However, a new report (by the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Trend Micro Inc) states that’s not how data thefts happen. According to “The Human Factor in Data Protection”, over 78% of respondents blamed employee negligence or […]

Successful Internet Marketing Includes Both Email Marketing & Social Media Working Hand In Hand

From the 1600s until the early 1900s, there was only one way to market your small business. That method of “mass media” was called newspapers. As the 20th century progressed, newspapers made way for radio and radio made way for television. Then, television made way for cable, then cable made way for the Internet. In […]

Facebook Timeline for Business is Coming: Top 5 Ways To Continue a Successful Marketing Campaign

Facebook is like a wife, just when you’ve gotten to use to her the way she is, she changes! 27-year-old billionaire Mark Zuckerberg probably feels you have to constantly change to stay ahead of competitors. Mark probably has nightmares about Facebook making the same mistakes as MySpace, then sinking like the Titanic. For businesses, changes on […]

Is Your Website Being Hacked, But You’re Just Too Blind To See It?

Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1789, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Now, we can add hackers to Old Ben’s list of unavoidable demons. 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365-days a year (366-days in a Leap Year like 2012), hackers are hard at work. A recent survey […]

Coming Soon: 24/7 Battery Power To The People?

Almost 35-years ago, NASA launched the interplanetary space probes Voyager 1 & Voyager 2. Built with 1970s technology, those twin spacecrafts have done fly-by probes of Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune & Uranus. Today, Voyager 1 & 2 continues to fly beyond our Solar System & NASA still receives their radio messages. Powered by 3 MHW RTGs (Multihundred-Watt radioisotope […]

Are Smartphones Getting Smarter Or Are We Humans Getting Dumber?

In the 1991 movie “New Jack City,” Wesley Snipes played fictional Harlem drug lord “Nino Brown.” While driving the streets of Harlem, “Nino” makes a call on his “smartphone.” That primitive cellphone had more in common with a World War II walkie talkie, but the wireless phone revolution had begun. In 2007, Steve Jobs brought […]

Small Businesses Accessing Big Data: Will This Create Bigger Successes or Bigger Problems?

Democrats & Republicans can’t agree on anything these days. However, one thing both political parties agree on is that small businesses fuel the America’s economy. The power of small business is not only felt in the United States, but around the world. To continue our slow climb out of “The Great Recession,” small businesses will […]