Category: Publisher’s Note

Happy New Year! New Goals! New Successes!

By Ronda Watson Barber Publisher It’s 2019!  Just like clockwork, a new year is here.  It’s an exciting time.  A fresh start.  Many people resolutions to grow and develop.  What are you working on?  How will you expand or improve…

OhioMBE Shopping Challenge

OhioMBE Shopping Challenge By Ronda Watson Barber OhioMBE Publisher The holiday shopping season has started.  Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are approaching. Are you ready? I have been posted a Holiday Shopping Sales Guide on www.OhioMBE.com. Articles…

Check out the organizations attending the June 21 OhioMBE Procurement Fair

Get your ticket TODAY for the June 21 OhioMBE Procurement Fair, hosted by Columbus City Schools. Don’t miss your chance to meet with: Columbus City Schools City of Columbus Department of Development Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Franklin County Board of…

Publisher’s Note: Be an informed voter

Be an informed voter By Ronda Watson Barber Publisher   Early voting has started.  Those seeking elected office are out canvassing and campaigning asking for your vote.  Our votes and dollars have power.  Use it wisely.  Ask questions.  Don’t just…

Publisher’s Note: Wakanda Forever!

Wakanda Forever! By Ronda Watson Barber – Publisher Black Panther fever has hit the planet.  The blockbuster film directed by Ryan Coogler and starring some of Hollywood’s elite Black actors have topped $700 million in ticket sales worldwide. Presently, it…

Publisher’s Note: Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month By Ronda Watson Barber Publisher Black History Month is a time to celebrate the world-wide contributions our ancestors have made.  We stand on strong shoulders.  Our fore-folks face unimaginable obstacles and they succeeded.   They didn’t give…

Publisher’s Note: OhioMBE celebrates nine years of publishing

OhioMBE celebrates nine years of publishing By Ronda Watson Barber Publisher OhioMBE is celebrating nine years of advocating, informing and promoting small businesses.  I take pride in publishing Ohio’s largest Black-owned business newspaper.  It has been a wonderful journey empowering…

Publisher’s Note: Happy 2018!

Happy 2018 By Ronda Watson Barber OhioMBE Publisher Happy 2018!  As you reflect on last year and embark on 2018, what are your goals? How will you grow your business?  How will you exercise political power? How will you empower…