Author Hilda Boulware: Special Guest on the Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show

Author Hilda Boulware: Special Guest on the Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show

Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG Hosts Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays interview Special Guest Hilda Boulware, Tulsa native, actress, and author, about her new book “Water My Soul.” She shares her inspiration and passion behind the book, life experiences, and family dynamics.  Many have seen Ms. Boulware in shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Blackish, No Ordinary Family, How to Get Away with Murder, Modern Family and Smoke Screen. The author also shared that she is also a writer and expects to also produce in the near future. 

Being a women of strong faith, Hilda shared her story of accepting Jesus and how it changed her life. Water My Soul is a deep dive with first-hand experiences of faith, family and race relations. The actress expressed how it is important to tell our stories as well as learn the stories of others.

Hilda has family in Tulsa and loves spending time with them. On this trip, she hosted a book signing at the Historic Vernon AME Church (Vernon). Vernon is known for being the only building in the Greenwood area to remain standing after the 1921 Race Massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  

Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show is now in its second season; the show is on Tulsa’s newest urban radio station, “The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.” The Greenwood Beat is the first black, women-owned radio station in Oklahoma. 

Refocused & Informed is hosted by Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays. The show broadcasts every Thursday, 2:00 PM CST on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG. Listen LIVE on the website: www.thegreenwoodbeat.com, on Apple Music or TuneIn radio app.  Catch the REPLAY of this broadcast on our YouTube Channel. While you are there, go ahead and subscribe. We need your help to continue building and giving a voice to Greenwood!  Also, please like and follow Refocused & Informed and WFPG on social media. 

 

As you know, access to capital for women is a challenge, and black women are the most challenging. We need support to continue giving a voice to Greenwood and our community. Support the first black, women-owned radio station by donating to their fundraiser campaign: https://www.gofundme.com/f/refct-how-you-can-help/share

To advertise with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG email us: sales@thegreenwoodbeat.com CONNECT with us on social media  @refocusedinformedradiotalk2177  

To be a guest on Refocused & Informed, please email us: refocusedinformed@gmail.com

 

Registration has opened for the inaugural annul bike rally fundraiser presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally & Bike Show.” (Rally)  The rally will be held in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma also known as “The Original Black Wall Street.” Scan the code below to register.

For more information email bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Sponsor in Part of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 14, 2023

Contact: Angela K. Chambers

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a Sponsor in Part of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show” Presented by the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc., on October 13 through 15, 2023.

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Chief Executive Officer of The Greenwood Beat – WPFG, Angela K. Chambers has been working with Minister Alvin MuhammadEvent Coordinator, and team on the planning of “The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show” (Rally) to be hosted in the historic Greenwood District October 13 through 15, 2023. The event is being presented by the second oldest African-American Chamber in the nation, established in 1926, the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (GCC), which is operated by President and CEO Dr. Freeman Culver. GCC is an organization where small business owners come together to preserve historical significance, to empower a new generation of black entrepreneurs, and to support economic development.

GCC will host the Rally in the 100 block of N. Greenwood Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma, which is in the historic Greenwood District.  The event will kick off Friday, October 13, 2023, beginning at 4:00 PM CST.

Opportunities have been created for Vendors and Food Trucks to set up to sell and display their products and offer their services.  This inaugural Rally will be an annual fundraising event for GCC.  Event Coordinator, Minister Alvin Muhammad, and the team hope to help them reach or get close to the 1 Million Dollar goal set by Dr. Culver and the Board of Directors to help restore and maintain the structure of the buildings, revitalize the once thriving community and continue to bringing commerce to the area.

The Rally will have live entertainment, DJ Phatkat, a Fallen Biker Salute, a Black Town Tour, a Bike show with three different categories, food, shopping, and more!  Businesses can also support by advertising their businesses in the First Annual  – The 28th Anniversary of the Million Man March Motorcycle Rally and Bike Show Program Booklet,  which will go on sale Friday, September 15, 2023.

The event is open to the general public and attendees can register online. Visit the historictulsagreenwoodchamber.com or www.thegreenwoodbeat.com to register.

For more information on the event, feel free to contact  bikerally@thegreenwoodbeat.com.

 

 

 

Create your Business Marketing Plan

Create your Business Marketing Plan

A marketing plan is a vital component of any successful business. It helps to identify target markets, set goals, and outline strategies to achieve those goals. Here are some key steps to consider when creating a business marketing plan:

  1. Define your target market: Who are your ideal customers? What are their needs, challenges, and pain points? Understanding your target market will help you create more effective marketing messages and campaigns.
  2. Set SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound goals will help keep your marketing efforts focused and on track. Examples of SMART goals could be to increase website traffic by 25% in the next six months or to generate 50 new leads per month through social media.
  3. Develop a positioning statement: A positioning statement describes how you want your brand to be perceived by your target market. It should be clear, concise, and differentiate you from your competitors.
  4. Choose your marketing channels: Which marketing channels will be most effective for reaching your target market? Consider channels such as social media, email marketing, content marketing, SEO, and PPC advertising.
  5. Create a budget: Determine how much money you can allocate to marketing and allocate it to the various channels you have chosen.
  6. Develop your content strategy: Develop a content strategy that aligns with your goals, target market, and marketing channels. This could include blog posts, social media content, videos, infographics, and more.
  7. Measure and adjust: Set up tracking and analytics to monitor your marketing efforts and adjust your strategy accordingly. Regularly review your results and make changes as needed to ensure you are meeting your goals.

Remember, a marketing plan is not a one-time event. It should be regularly reviewed and adjusted as needed to ensure your business stays on track and continues to grow.

Advertise your Business with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG: Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight is a great way to advertise your small business on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website and social media accounts and networking platforms. WFPG recently announced their partnership with Mom Owned Businesses (MOB). MOB is Delaware based marketing and networking organization with a combined total of millions of members throughout the US on various platforms. A very high percentage of those members are active, engaged and working to connect and promote while building.  The station has also partnered with Tulsa Oklahoma Black Owned Business Network (TBOBN) to offer cross-promotion/advertising.

$525

Business Spotlight includes: One written interview, post of written interview and two graphics to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website and social media networks. and one Press Release written and sent to up to three (3)  news media outlets in your area.

WFPG will also promote Business Spotlight businesses in the following Facebook networks:

  • The Greenwood Beat – WFPG
  • MOB
  • Tulsa Oklahoma Black Owned Business  Network 
  • Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show
  • Flippin’ the Script

For $10 each, additional networks can be added:

  • Oklahoma Black Business Network

For $25 an additional blog post and Facebook post will be made and created:

  • 918 Lady Business Blogger

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Advertise with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

Advertise with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG has created advertising packages for small businesses. Contact us! Let us put you on blast!

Email us: sales@thegreenwoodbeat.com

Why you Should Advertise your Business

Advertising your small business is important for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it helps to increase brand awareness, which is crucial for attracting new customers. By making people aware of your business and what it has to offer, you increase the likelihood that they will consider your products or services when they are in need of them.

Advertising also helps to build credibility and establish your business as a reputable and trustworthy source. This is especially important for small businesses that may not have a well-established reputation yet. By showcasing your products or services and highlighting positive reviews or testimonials, you can demonstrate to potential customers that you are a reliable and high-quality choice.

Another benefit of advertising is that it can help to drive sales and increase revenue. By promoting special offers or discounts, you can entice customers to make a purchase or try out your business. Advertising can also help to reach new audiences and expand your customer base, which can lead to long-term growth and success.

Overall, advertising is an important part of any small business strategy. It helps to increase brand awareness, establish credibility, drive sales, and reach new audiences. By investing time and resources into advertising, you can help your business stand out and succeed in a competitive marketplace.

The Greenwood Beat – WPFG: Business Spotlight

Interview with ChiChi Jones

 

Photo Credit: Remini

ChiChi Jones is a Braider in Tulsa. If you have not heard of her before now, we are certain that you will hear her name, frequently. Somewhat new on the braiding scene in Tulsa, ChiChi’s amazing braid styles and designs are making her name great. Many Black women find braids to be their friend, especially in the summer months. Braids are low maintenance and often protects the hair.  The Greenwood Beat – WFPG was able to find out about the Braider and her services.

 

TGB: How long have you been braiding hair?

ChiChi Jones: I’ve been braiding hair since I was 6 years old technically but only been in a salon for about 4 months.

TGB: Braids are pretty popular and creative these days. Not everyone has the talent for braiding. 

ChiChi Jones: My passion for hair and making people feel better about themselves is what keeps me inspired. I love the smiles that my clients express once I’m finished.

TGB: What services or braiding do you offer? 

ChiChi Jones: I offer multiple braid styles such as Box braidsKnotless braids, Lemonade braids, Crochet braids, natural cornrows, Kinky Twist, Loc retwist, and children’s natural braid styles. And I am always open to try new designs and patterns that my customers bring in to try. I am always open to trying something new!

TGB: How can new customers connect with you to schedule an appointment?

ChiChi Jones: I can be reached at Debonair Barber Den located at 1717 N Peoria Suite 8, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Tuesday-Saturday 8am – 4pm Customers may also send a  request via text to (918) 954-2642. The booking website is www.debonairbarberden.com. Select “Book Now.” Select “Braids” and choose your desired service. 

Advertise your Business with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG: Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight is a great way to advertise your small business on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website and social media accounts and networking platforms. WFPG recently announced their partnership with Mom Owned Businesses (MOB). MOB is Delaware based marketing and networking organization with a combined total of millions of members throughout the US on various platforms. A very high percentage of those members are active, engaged and working to connect and promote while building.  The station has also partnered with Tulsa Oklahoma Black Owned Business Network (TBOBN) to offer cross-promotion/advertising.

$525

Business Spotlight includes: One written interview, post of written interview and two graphics to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website and social media networks. and one Press Release written and sent to up to three (3)  news media outlets in your area.

WFPG will also promote Business Spotlight businesses in the following Facebook networks:

  • The Greenwood Beat – WFPG
  • MOB
  • Tulsa Oklahoma Black Owned Business  Network 
  • Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show
  • Flippin’ the Script

For $10 each, additional networks can be added:

  • Oklahoma Black Business Network

For $25 an additional blog post and Facebook post will be made and created:

  • 918 Lady Business Blogger

For more information or to get started complete the short form below.

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Advertise your Business with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG: Business Spotlight

Advertise your Business with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG: Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight

Interview with Mahogany Fowler, “One at a Time Cleaning Service”

Mahogany Fowler is the Owner of “One at a Time Cleaning Service” located in Tulsa. One at a Time Cleaning Service provides cleaning services for both commercial and residential clients.  Mahogany provides cleaning tips on the new radio show, “Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams” with host Angela K. Chambers at 8:00 AM CST on  The Greenwood Beat – WFPG radio station.  Angela takes audience listeners back to the days where Saturday cleaning was a must in black households. Depending on which side of the family you were with that Saturday determined if the music was R&B, Blues or Gospel. But everyone was cleaning up! Mahogany enjoys sharing her tips with the listeners because she is passionate about cleaning and the services her company provides.  She believes in sharing ways of making cleaning better easier.

 

TGB: How long have you been in the cleaning business?

Mahogany Fowler: I started “One at at Time Cleaning Service in 2019. IT was Pre-Covid.

TGB: Oh, Covid. Covid was interesting. Some found opportunities to start businesses during Covid, yet some businesses were wiped out. What kept you inspired?

Mahogany Fowler: The look on my customers’ face and their gratitude showed for them to be able to enjoy a clean house that looked good and smelled good. 

TGB: What cleaning services do you offer? 

Mahogany Fowler: Move in/ move out cleaning, inside demolition and removal, maid service, home cleaning (light and deep), commercial cleaning and light housekeeping are  my top services. 

TGB: How can new customers connect with you to schedule an appointment?

Mahogany Fowler: Customers are welcome to call or text (918) 876-7614 or visit us online oneatatimecleaning.com.

 

Every small business should promote their business beyond their circle of family and friends. The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is a small business friendly platform created to advertise and promote small business while pooling advertising dollars and resources for a collective advertising impact. One of the Founder/Owners of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG, Angela K. Chambers recently stated, “As as small business owner, you can have (And should have) a nice website but if people have not heard about your business, they may never find you. That’s why it is so important to collectively advertise with a large platform such as WFPG.”

Angela also stated, “The Greenwood Beat – WFPG” was created so that small businesses’ would be promoted as we advertise on larger platforms and a various platforms. We’re not just advertising on social media and radio, but we will also advertise on television, billboards, vehicles and print.”

When speaking at entrepreneur events or when coaching business clients, Angela says, “A fisherman doesn’t throw its fishing line at its feet. The fisherman throws the line out as far as they can in attempt of catching more or for a better choice of fish. It’s the same in business, don’t just expect your family and friends to grow your business. Businesses must advertise beyond word of mouth or their small circle.”

Advertise your Business with The Greenwood Beat – WFPG: Business Spotlight

Business Spotlight is a great way to advertise your small business on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website and social media accounts and networking platforms. WFPG recently announced their partnership with Mom Owned Businesses (MOB). MOB is Delaware based marketing and networking organization with a combined total of millions of members throughout the US on various platforms. A very high percentage of those members are active, engaged and working to connect and promote while building.  The station has also partnered with Tulsa Oklahoma Black Owned Business Network (TBOBN) to offer cross-promotion/advertising.

$525

Business Spotlight includes: One written interview, post of written interview and two graphics to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG website and social media networks. and one Press Release written and sent to up to three (3)  news media outlets in your area.

WFPG will also promote Business Spotlight businesses in the following Facebook networks:

  • The Greenwood Beat – WFPG
  • MOB
  • Tulsa Oklahoma Black Owned Business  Network 
  • Refocused & Informed Radio Talk Show
  • Flippin’ the Script

For $10 each, additional networks can be added:

  • Oklahoma Black Business Network

For $25 an additional blog post and Facebook post will be made and created:

  • 918 Lady Business Blogger

For more information or to get started complete the short form below.

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Two of Tulsa’s Black, Women-Owned Businesses Have Partnered

Two of Tulsa’s Black, Women-Owned Businesses Have Partnered

Two of Tulsa’s black, women-owned businesses have partnered together for Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams” with Angela K. Chambers on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG
Every Saturday morning, 8:00 AM CST Angela K. Chambers of The Greenwood Beat – WFPG and Mahogany Fowler, Owner of One at a Time Cleaning Service are live on air playing jams and sharing great cleaning tips.
Angela wakes us up playing old-school R&B and Rap jams from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and brings Mahogany in halfway through the broadcast to share cleaning tips for those who are “cleanliness challenged” or those looking for new ideas.
Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams kicked off Saturday, July 1, 2023 with Angela dedicating her first show to her old-school, longtime friends including one older sister from McAlester, Oklahoma.

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG Crowdfunding Equipment Fundraiser

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG Crowdfunding Equipment Fundraiser

The crowdfunding Equipment Fundraiser is off to a slow start but Angela K. Chambers and Francetta L. Mays are hopeful to meet their goal. Angela says, “I believe that as people hear of our story and When they realize that in 2023 we made history by creating the first black, female-owned radio station they will support us. In general, women have a more challenging fete to obtain and even having access to capital. But also when we are in 2023 and ‘blacks’ are still making history by being the first of anything tells me to remain hopefully.”

Echoing and adding to Angela’s sentiment, Francetta says, “As people hear our passion and understand what we are striving for I believe the support will come. The more people even just sharing the story helps to reach the people who are passionate about changing the world we live in today for the better.”

The Greenwood Beat – WFPG is “A Voice for Greenwood.”  Angela says, “And WFPG gives all of us the opportunity to discover the story and build on the resilience of Greenwood while recreating Black Wall Street and a better mankind. It’s not necessary to continue to pour gasoline on the fire of 1921 as Francetta always says.”

Consider making a donation to The Greenwood Beat – WFPG GoFundMe crowdfunding Equipment Fundraiser.  Any size donation is welcome. According to Franetta L. Mays, also an Associate Pastor at the Historic Vernon AME Church (Vernon), “In the Book of Redemption located in Vernon, the people were able to rebuild in one year’s time with donations as small as $0.10.” Share the link with your family, friends and networks.

Every Friday, WFPG promotes its $5 CashApp SHOUT OUTS! Listeners CashApp $5 to $TheGreenwoodBeat and on Fridays,  they are given a SHOUT OUT on Facebook. Beginning Friday, July 14, 2023, the SHOUT OUTS will also be listed on the website. 

 

One at a Time Cleaning Service Sponsor of Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams

One at a Time Cleaning Service Sponsor of Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams

The “Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams” with host Angela K. Chambers is sponsored in part by “One at a Time Cleaning Service.” Owner, Mahogany, of One at a Time Cleaning Service joins the show on Saturday mornings giving out FREE tips to the listeners of the show!

Imagine walking into your clean kitchen…
It looks clean.
It feels clean.
It smells clean.
Ahhh…(happy sigh)
Take back your weekend with One at a Time Cleaning Service!

Get a free estimate at www.oneatatimecleaning.com.

TUNE in EVERY Saturday, 8:00 AM CST for the “Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams” and learn some free and maybe new cleaning tips to make your cleaning tasks easier.

 

 

Saturday Morning Clean Up Jams with Angela K. Chambers

The “Saturday Clean Up Jams” with Angela K. Chambers is back for its second week. She made it through week one and the station was still standing! So, she’s back. This show is dedicated to her cousin Rosalyn Rene’ James affectionately known to family as “Sally.”

Rosalyn gained her wings on Friday and was no stranger to the clean up Saturdays. Angela shared many fond memories of growing up with her cousin. Please keep Angela and her entire family in your prayers.

Mahogany will be checking in with some great cleaning tips!

TUNE in 8:00 AM CST on The Greenwood Beat – WFPG.

 

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