More than 300 African American, female small business owners from the greater Washington, DC area attended the Verizon Wireless Small Business Women’s Empowerment Evening on December 18th at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Verizon Wireless NEA Vice President for Customer Care Victoria Boston (center) delivered welcoming remarks and introduced two business icons and successful women entrepreneurs, Sheila Johnson (left) and Cathy Hughes (right). Johnson is the founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts; Vice Chairman o
This Holiday shopping season there’s an unprecedented amount of choices when it comes to wireless devices— from the new Windows Phone 8, iPhone5, Samsung Galaxy Note II and Droid DNA to the iPad mini and Samsung Galaxy Tab. With so many exceptional devices, it can be overwhelming to navigate the mobile landscape to find what’s perfect for you and those on your holiday shopping list.
If you take a few minutes to ask yourself some questions and figure out your device personality, it can help to take the guesswork out of smartphone shopping this season. Reblog and tell us what your device personality is?
For more information on the functionality of each device visit a Verizon Wireless store near you and get connected with the best device for your needs.
Verizon Wireless offers powerful tools for business customers who need to create and showcase presentations while on the go. A Verizon Wireless smartphone, such as the DROID RAZR(TM) or the DROID 4 by Motorola, loaded with business-ready apps available in the Verizon Apps store, is ideal to develop and deliver presentations that will impress customers, prospects and business associates.
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Fortune magazine has ranked Verizon No. 1 in the telecommunications sector of the publication’s 2012 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. As a leader in mobility, broadband and global connectivity, Verizon’s products help enable the relationships that make society possible.
In doing so, last year the company formalized a strategy called “Shared Success,” under which it will create long-term business and social value by bringing the transformational power of technology and innovation to the needs of its customers and communities.
Verizon is pledging $500,000 to help domestic violence survivors become entrepreneurs. The initial $100,000 grants awarded to workforce development programs, in partnership with local domestic violence advocacy agencies, in New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany.
Grants will fund the development of pilot training programs designed to help survivors learn valuable business skills they can use to start or expand a small business, leading to greater financial stability and independence which are key to escaping the cycle of violence.
Check out Verizon Wireless’ Small Business Advisor, a free, interactive tool that provides quick and easy recommendations for mobile solutions. The new service is designed to help customers find small business solutions that help boost productivity, protect information and use wireless technology to grow their business.
Verizon Wireless’ Small Business Advisor is now available for free at http://smallbizadvisor.verizonwireless.com.
In 2001 Verizon started using recycled cell phones to help victims of domestic violence and since its beginning they have collected over 8 million phones and awarded more than $10 million in grants to agencies and organizations to help bring about awareness and support to victims of domestic violence. We the people can now help to bring about a change.
The next time you go in to upgrade your device remember to donate your phone to the HopeLine. Also if you know anyone looking to get a program or business started that has been a victim of domestic violence, Verizon is giving Entrepreneurship Grants to help. The grants range from $1000 to $5000 and can be used for virtually anything to launch a business, from office equipment to tuition for business courses.
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