Tag: Entrepreneur


The business of staying ready and open for opportunity..

I recently gave the keynote speech at the Flourish Media conference where I shared the VJMedia startup story with fellow budding entrepreneurs. As I ended the speech, many asked if those same nuggets of wisdom on my own brand success was written down somewhere that they could reference to for their own business models. I decided to put pen to paper and share my simple...

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How to conquer 2019 like a boss!

Can someone tell me how 2018 went by so fast (Cue the slow eye roll emoji). Feels like everybody was just complaining that January was taking so long to get here, ready for the winter break to finished. Not I, I milked every last once out of the holiday break that I could LOL. Looking back on the 2018, like me, I’m sure you had...

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Above is my official recap video of this year’s Essence Festival, specifically my time at the convention center where a lot of the magic took place. Hope you enjoy and I’ll be sharing more experiences very soon from my time at Essence. Cheers, Vanessa All around the country this week, girlfriends are on FaceTime, in group texts and on the gram getting their plans together...

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The United State of Women Summit 2018.

As an entrepreneur and content creator eight years in, finding inspiration and creativity for me is a must! It’s how I continue to evolve and grow VJMedia every year. As many of you know, when you work for yourself, YOU are your own motivator, your own self-disciplinarian, and YOU are your own self-delegator. It can be hard to stay focused, stay inspired and scale up,...

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I’ll be speaking at the Flourish Media Conference in Miami. Join me!

Heads up entrepreneurs! I’ll be speaking this February at the first ever Flourish Media conference in Miami. The conference is geared towards budding entrepreneurs who are looking to take both their business and brands to new heights in 2017 and beyond and I couldn’t be happier to be involved. Getting a chance to connect with fellow lady entrepreneurs and aspiring content creators is a VJMedia...

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Turning Ideas into Reality; my Keynote Speech with Microsoft and DELL.

Last week was such an incredible career moment for me. I’ve spoken to thousands before during my radio years about pop-culture, and this opportunity to speak to an intimate crowd of fifty small business owners was just as sweet.  I was invited by Microsoft and DELL to serve as their Keynote Speaker for their BizSpark event to kick off Entrepreneur’s Week in Miami. With the...

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They call me, ‘the brand magnet’. Here’s why!

Vanessa, how do you work with such awesome brands like Cadillac, DELL, Monster Products and IHeartMedia? Vanessa how long does it take to connect with a brand and actually spur up conversation and then business? Vanessa, when you work with a brand, are you exclusive to them or can you still work with others in the same category?  These are just some of the repeat...

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