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Carolina bestselling author Eraina Tinnin’s passion for reading gives way to her gift as an accomplished writer


I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Psalm 139:14 NIV)


WONDERFULLY MADE IN GOD 

EIGHT ISN’T ENOUGH — Given the immeasurable strides she’s made in recent years since she ceremoniously delved off into the ever-so-competitive industry of authorship, it’s safe to assume that Greensboro’s Eraina Tinnin’s best and brightest days as a writer are well ahead of her. Tinnin has contributed mightily to eight books to date.

Eight and counting.

For the record, that is the number of books accomplished Christian-based author Eraina Tinnin has written to date.
And, given the immeasurable strides she’s made in recent years — particularly since she ceremoniously delved off into the ever-so-competitive industry of authorship — it’s safe to assume that Tinnin’s best and brightest days as a writer are well ahead of her.
“God gave me the vision to write this book in 2014,” Tinnin, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, recalling the book that jumpstarted her debut as a bestselling author.
The book to which Tinnin is alluding is spiritually-empowering written work entitled, “Becoming a Beautiful You: 100 Day Devotional,” which officially debuted in March 2015.

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A book that is comprised of 128 pages in length, Tinnin’s “Becoming A Beautiful You” is a daily devotional that helps women deal with a variety of strongholds, many of which customarily keep them from living the life they deserve, as mentioned in detailed introduction at Amazon.com.

A book that is comprised of 128 pages in length, Tinnin’s “Becoming A Beautiful You” is a daily devotional that helps women deal with a variety of strongholds, many of which customarily keep them from living the life they deserve, as mentioned in detailed introduction at Amazon.com.

“Women learn how to love themselves from the inside out and to see themselves as God sees them,” said an Amazon spokesperson for Tinnin’s ‘Becoming A Beautiful You.’ “By learning to overcome, with scriptural reference, such issues as fear, doubt, self-love and forgiveness, women will no longer have to live a life of defeat, but can begin to live a life of victory.”

For Tinnin, a native of Dayton, Ohio who resides in Greensboro, North Carolina, she’s been passionate about writing since the days of her youth, an awe-inspiring development that essentially was birthed largely because of her love for reading.


“I have been an avid reader since the age of four. So when God gave me the vision to write, I was surprised. I never thought of myself as an author. I heard God’s Voice. I listened and an author was born.” — Author Eraina Tinnin


And the rest, as they say, was history.

To Tinnin’s credit, in fact, she has composed seven books during a span of just under three years (or between 2017 and 2019).

Interestingly, she produced four books in 2017:

“Healing Toxic Habits” (co-authored)

“Affirmations & Antidotes That Remind Me” (co-authored)

“The Woman Behind The Mask: Identifying The Woman Hidden” (co-authored) and,

“You Are A Gift: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Self-Discovery.”

She then assembled two more books the ensuing year:

“Reflections: I Wish I’d Known: Stories of Hope for Women & Young Women”  (which is a compiler of this anthology) and,

“God Is Able” (co-authored).

This year, Tinnin witnessed the release of Book No. 8 when “I Know Me, I Love Me: 30-Day Journal” debuted.

Much to her delight, all of that writer’s block she once endured is all but a distant memory.

“I began writing the book in 2014,” said Tinnin, referring to her initial project. “I had writer’s block for months. Finally, I asked God what was I supposed to say, because in my mind, I was still an avid reader and not an author.”

As Tinnin had ultimately found out is that because she made her requests known unto God, her Creator subsequently provided her with some life-altering detailed instructions.

“He said it was to be a devotional,” Tinnin explained. “Shortly after, I was able to complete the book and it was published in March of 2015. “(I aspire) to help women overcome areas that may hinder them from being all God called them to be. They are areas that hindered me and with God. I was able to overcome and I’m in the process of being all God created me to be.”

For Tinnin, a native of Dayton, Ohio who resides in Greensboro, North Carolina, she’s been passionate about writing since the days of her youth, an awe-inspiring development that essentially was birthed because of her love for reading.

A “Becoming A Beautiful You” book that has garnered “nothing but positive feedback” — “I’ve received emails and messages about how much my book has blessed people who have read it,” Tinnin added — this East Coast-based author recalls vividly how one reader even deemed it essential to buy another copy for her sister.

Talk about having a massive, kingdom impact as a Christian-based author.

“I began writing the book in 2014,” said Tinnin, referring to her initial project. “I had writer’s block for months. Finally, I asked God what was I supposed to say, because in my mind, I was still an avid reader and not an author.”

“God created me to inspire, encourage, and empower via written word and through speaking,” said Tinnin, who announced the forthcoming release of her ninth book (an anthology entitled, “For The Good: From Tragedy To Triumph,” which will be published later this Fall). “This book has been very instrumental in my purpose.”

Not only that, given the immeasurable strides she’s made in recent years since she ceremoniously delved off into the ever-so-competitive industry of authorship, it’s safe to assume this writer’s best and brightest days as a writer are well ahead of her.


For more information on Greensboro, North Carolina-area Author Eraina Tinnin, to order her books or to schedule her for a book signing or speaking engagement, call 800.430.5436 or connect with her via social media at: (Instagram) www.instagram.com/eraina_beautifullybecoming; (Facebook) www.facebook.com/eraina.tinnin.  Email her at: eraina.tinnin@gmail.com.


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Baltimore author Evangelist Nodella Jordan exemplifies godly act of obedience, assembles two books and counting


Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8 NIV)


WRITING THE GOSPEL 

GOD’S PLAN — A native of the Bronx, New York, Evangelist Nodella Jordan is the mastermind behind two remarkably compelling books: “The Intimate Place: My God, My Man, Myself” and “Sassy: The Perfect Life.”

 

Nearly six years ago is when it all began to unfold.

Evangelist Nodella Jordan was amongst a gallery of attendees at a worship service.
That is when the Holy Spirit began to speak to her unlike never before.
“It was prophesied to me to write two books,” Jordan, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, recalling the memorable developments that contributed mightily to her becoming a Christian-based author. “I figured it would be something I did once I retired.”
As Jordan had ultimately discovered, though, God had other plans which, to her surprise, had called for her to retire much sooner than she envisioned.

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A book that is a little more than four years removed from its much-anticipated release, Jordan’s “The Intimate Place: My God, My Man, Myself” is highlighted by “Intimate” being broken down immensely, a word this author said could either ignite discomfort and/or confusion among people, according to a detailed introduction of Jordan’s book at Amazon.com.

“Well, little did I know, God had me to retire in August 2014 at the age of 46 and relocated and shifted me to Baltimore,” Jordan explained. “This was a very long journey, because I didn’t want to move from Connecticut  being that it was where I grew up, attended school, my family and friends were there, as well as I was well-known, too. However, after a year of fighting with God, I finally heeded His wish and shifted.”

And, because of her steadfast act of obedience, God has rewarded her mightily, not just through ministry, but as an accomplished writer.

A native of the Bronx, New York, Jordan is the mastermind behind two remarkably compelling books: “The Intimate Place: My God, My Man, Myself” and “Sassy: The Perfect Life.”

SET ASIDE FOR GOD’S USE — All things considered, Jordan doesn’t shy away from the notion that she’s overwhelmingly grateful that God is steadily using her to help advance the kingdom — even through the ever-so-competitive world of authorship.

A book that is a little more than four years removed from its much-anticipated release, Jordan’s “The Intimate Place: My God, My Man, Myself” is highlighted by “Intimate” being broken down immensely, a word this author said could either ignite discomfort and/or confusion among people, according to a detailed introduction of Jordan’s book at Amazon.com.

Interestingly and to her credit, Jordan goes as far as to enlighten her readers on intimacy, particularly as it relates to what she refers to as relationship capacity.

“For Christians, explaining to others about spiritual intimacy with the Heavenly Father can be even more difficult, considering it’s intimacy with someone that can’t be touched or seen,” said an Amazon spokesperson for Jordan’s ‘The Intimate Place: My God, My Man, Myself’ which was released officially on June 30, 2015. “Yet becoming personal with God in a relationship allows intimacy to not only be felt between God and you, but it also improves soul ties you share with others and yourself.”


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A Christian fictional narrative, Jordan’s “Sassy: The Perfect Life” depicts the life of Sassy, whom this author describes as a “strong-willed and persistent” young woman, one whom dreamt of having the perfect life complete with a fulfilling career and a loving family, according to synopsis of her book at Amazon.com.

And then there is “Sassy: The Perfect Life,” Jordan’s latest book that made its ceremoniously release on the market on November 28, 2018.

A Christian fictional narrative, Jordan’s “Sassy: The Perfect Life” depicts the life of Sassy, whom this author describes as a “strong-willed and persistent” young woman, one whom dreamt of having the perfect life complete with a fulfilling career and a loving family, according to synopsis of her book at Amazon.com.

Along her path, she must overcome many obstacles to get to her perfect life, Jordan writes in her latest published work.

Jordan, in fact, acknowledges that Sassy was still determined to build a strong foundation for herself, one that would be comprised of her having achieved her childhood dream in the process.


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IN HER OWN WORDS — “Well, little did I know, God had me to retire in August 2014 at the age of 46 and relocated and shifted me to Baltimore,” Jordan explained. “This was a very long journey, because I didn’t want to move from Connecticut  being that it was where I grew up, attended school, my family and friends were there, as well as I was well-known, too. However, after a year of fighting with God, I finally heeded His wish and shifted.”

“Sassy was a resilient, independent woman with the motivation and perseverance to achieve her dreams of becoming a great defense attorney,” said a spokesperson for Jordan’s “Sassy: The Perfect Life.’ “Her intelligence and strong work ethic gave her the ability to succeed in school, even at the competitive Villanova University Law School.”

To her credit, Jordan announced that Part 2 of her latest book is effectively underway. Not to be outdone, she said many have inquired about a second edition of “The Intimate Place,” although she “haven’t gotten to it yet,” she told MHN.


“I just don’t want to put out anything for the sake of doing it, but there must be a need and purpose for it,” Jordan said. “I do have a list of approximately eight or more books that I would like to write, but I am led by Holy Spirit what to write about. I don’t write to become wealthy or famous.”


However, rest assured that Jordan, a founder and CEO of NSJ Ministries, does, in fact, write as a strategic way to help advance the kingdom.

“I was concerned with seeing church-goers struggle to be intimate with The God they said they had a relationship with, mostly during worship and church service,” Jordan said. “The least little thing would pull them out of that zone. When you are truly in a place of intimacy, you don’t allow anything or anyone to interfere with it.

“I further identify in my (second) book five types of intimacy that we overlook on a regular basis though they’re part of our daily lives,” Jordan continued. “I want us to be intentional, purposeful, and conscious about the times we are in a moment of intimacy — non-sexual that is — and not just take it as a non-meaningful encounter.”

REAPING A HARVEST 

To her credit, Jordan announced Part 2 of her latest book is effectively underway. Not to be outdone, she said many have inquired about a second edition of “The Intimate Place,” although she “haven’t gotten to it yet,” she told MHN.

All things considered, Jordan doesn’t shy away from the notion that she’s overwhelmingly grateful that God is steadily using her to help advance the kingdom — even through this ever-so-competitive world of authorship.

“Not everyone has the gift to write quality books, though there are thousands of books published a week or maybe even per day,” Jordan said. “My books are not limited to only spiritual and Christian-type books. Yes, I’m a minister, but when the word was prophesied to me to write two books, it was not given with specifics that they had to be Christian genre.”

Talk about having a massive and influential kingdom impact.


For more information on Baltimore-area Author Nodella Jordan, to order her books, or schedule her for a book signing or speaking engagement, connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/nodella.jordan1. Email her at: nsjministries@gmail.com.


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Alabama businesswoman Brittany C. Vinson’s advancing the kingdom mightily through her empowerment organization


Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. (1 Corinthians 15:58 NIV)


GOD’S LEADING LADY 

WOMAN OF EXCELLENCE —– A native of Leighton, Alabama, Brittany C. Vinson, 32, is the founder and CEO of Partners-N-Shine Women Empowerment Group, her Florence, Alabama-based organization she established in November 2018.

Just before sunrise Thursday, there was Brittany C. Vinson, taking questions from the media.

Then suddenly, the conversation had turned into what seemed to be a testimony service, of sorts.
There was Vinson, recalling in great detail how someone who’s very dear to her in the Body of Christ had prophesied recently how by August 8, 2019, someone would become the beneficiary of “88 days of miracles,” in large because August is the eighth day of the month.
That someone: Brittany C. Vinson whom, much to her delight, was overcome by joy just before sunrise Thursday, which just happened to be August 8.
“Crazy…but in an amazing way,” Vinson told Making Headline News. “God told me Oprah Winfrey-type…if not better. Jesus!”

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An organization that is nearly its first full year of existence, Vinson’s group is comprised of more than over 650 members nationwide and has been a place where women have been able to share their life stories, all the while and not being judged.

For the record, Vinson was alluding in large to the wave of global exposure she’s destined to acquire — much sooner than later — as a progressive, thriving businesswoman.

A native of Leighton, Alabama, Vinson, 32, is the founder and CEO of Partners-N-Shine Women Empowerment Group, her Florence, Alabama-based organization she established in November 2018.

A devout woman of faith who customarily refers to her occupations as a self-proclaimed “GOD-iologist” or “Dr. BrittKnee,” Vinson’s up-and-coming venture emerged amid her quest that was centered largely on her desire to step out on faith, a development that essentially jump-started what Vinson deems “one of  God’s manifestations.”

Widely regarded as an inspiring public figure, Vinson’s faith-based body of work is such that she’s become an ambassador for social justice.

“We live in a world where injustice is practiced and respected, leaving justice to be disrespected and not tolerated,” Vinson said.


FOR STARTERS 

As for her organization, Vinson has become a fixture for sharing her international women empowerment group, which is designed to help women gain self-respect, morals, and standards, among other things.

An organization that is nearing its first full year of existence, Vinson’s group is comprised of more than over 650 members nationwide and has been a place where women have been able to share their life stories, all the while and not being judged.

“By popular demand, it has been known for its positive impact,” Vinson said. “Sharing God’s grace and mercy has brought many of these ladies to Christ, resulting in them being saved.”

AWWWWWWW — “Investing in myself was the best thing I could have ever done,” Vinson said. “Whereas others laughed and made a mockery of me, called me crazy and so much more, God told me that my special needs daughter would bring non-believers to Christ.”

And then there is Vinson’s Partners-N-Shine which, to her credit, has brought about an assortment of favorable changes, a trend that has given way to allowing women to be themselves, thus overcome their fears, as well as collectively form an “amazing” sisterhood, Vinson said.

“The focus of the group is to bring unity to the community,” Vinson emphasized.

And not just within the local community, but  internationally, Vinson acknowledged.  “Closed sessions within the (HOLY✝TEMPLE) also allowed the women to gain trust and look at life in a different way,” Vinson said. “God’s blessings to all…we are one nation under God…it’s all (about) GOD.”

SAVE THE DATE

When asked what she loves the most about her organization, Vinson wasted little time acknowledging the slew of awe-inspiring testimonies she’s been afforded to share, in large part because as she tells, “I don’t look like what I’ve been through.”

As Vinson explained, she’s undoubtedly been through so much, yet by the God’s grace, she’s managed to conquer so much more as a result.

“I’ve been judged based off of my outer appearance,” Vinson said. “I look nothing like my struggle. I’ve been beautiful all of my life, but I’m more so beautiful on the inside. My inner beautiful from God is what makes me.”

Interestingly, Vinson’s organization is designed to also bring awareness to mental illness.


“Mental illness is real and overlooked,” she said. “We’re losing people every single day. Looking at me, you would never know that a year ago, I was diagnosed with a major depressive disorder, severe anxiety and depression PTSD and ADHD. However, the devil is a lair. My mental diagnosis is simply spiritual gifts from God that our world seems to sweep under a rug.”


Much to her delight, Vinson will be afforded the golden opportunity to put her immeasurable empowerment skills on display when she hosts Back To School Empowerment Unity In The Community event on August 24 at New Destiny Development Center, located at West 2nd Street in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.

ALL FOR HER ANGELS — When asked what she loves the most about her organization, Vinson wasted little time acknowledging the slew of testimonies she’s been afforded to share, in large part because as she tells, “I don’t look like what I’ve been through.”

All things considered, Vinson is appreciative of the fact that God has strategically allowed her to exercise her faith with a credible organization for such a time as now.

“Investing in myself was the best thing I could have ever done,” Vinson said. “Whereas others laughed and made a mockery of me, called me crazy and so much more, God told me that my special needs daughter would bring non-believers to Christ.”

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A devout woman of faith who customarily refers to her occupations as a self-proclaimed “GOD-iologist” or “Dr. BrittKnee,” Vinson’s up-and-coming venture emerged amid her quest that was centered largely on her desire to step out on faith, a development that essentially jumpstarted what Vinson deems “one of  God’s manifestations.”

“God also said that He would indeed make her whole and heal her. She is blind for the moment, but I can see my way spiritually though.”

Talk about a recent prophesy coming to fruition, the beginning of “88 days of miracles” unfolding right before her eyes.

Stay tuned.

The story continues involving the woman who’s widely known as the “GOD-iologist.”


For more information about Florence, Alabama Businesswoman Brittany C. Vinson of Partners-N-Shine Women Empowerment Group, or to book her for a public appearance, connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/brittany.c.vinson. Also, send email to: vinsonbrittanyc@gmail.com.


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Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Virginia businesswoman Ieshia Leverette goes from ex-felon to well-educated and established entrepreneur


These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. (John 16:33 KJV)


A LIVING TESTIMONY

WOMAN OF MANY HATS — A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Ieshia Nicole Leverette is Fredericksburg, Virginia-based entrepreneur, one who’s widely known for assuming a variety of roles. (Photos By Casandra Loiacono)

For what it’s worth, Ieshia Leverette was only keeping it 100.

“I could have been a statistic,” Leverette, an ex-felon, said during a recent interview with Making Headline News, recalling the slew of the obstacles and hurdles about which she had to clear and overcome during the course of her young life.

“I have seen a lot and overcome a lot by choice and circumstances, but I never let a closed door stop me.”
She’s got that right.
Credit Leverette’s fervent desire and steadfast determination to defy arguably the grandest of odds as the biggest reasons she’s managed to make continuous strides as a thriving, progressive businesswoman.
An entrepreneurship tenure that dates back to 2010, Leverette’s inspiration for functioning in her element stems from learning of the various challenges other women have faced.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Leverette, 31, is Fredericksburg, Virginia-based entrepreneur, one who’s widely known for assuming a variety of roles.

An entrepreneurship track record she’s been afforded to put on display in several of establishments around the country, Leverette is an accomplished real estate team owner/operator, as well as a life coach, author, T-Shirt’s and pod cast host.

While she doesn’t shy away from the notion that she could have very well been a statistic, amongst the things about which Leverette is appreciative of the fact that she’s gone to great lengths to embrace her imperfections, which has greatly enabled her to pour into the lives of others.

HOLDING IT DOWN — An entrepreneurship track record she’s been afforded to put on display in several of establishment around the country, Leverette is an accomplished real estate team owner/operator, as well as a life coach, author, T-Shirt’s and pod cast host.

“Through being a realtor, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting so many people from so many different walks of life, and I am most humbly fulfilled when I am able to pour into their lives,” Leverette said. “I am the one they call to celebrate with them, because I impact them in a very real way.”

As Leverette explains, her steadfast commitment to impacting and enriching lives essentially have become the feature objective, of sorts, to her divine calling as a successful businesswoman.

“I don’t worry about the buying and selling of the home as much as I do in mentoring them, guiding them and helping them see their own potential,” said Leverette, explaining how her competitive drive in life has propelled her to start a host of business ventures. “It’s an unmatched experience they get with me as a person.  Everyone I come across, I tend to affect their life in a very real way, even if they don’t tell me until many years later. I have been called to pour into others’ lives and show them another side of them that they didn’t know existed.”

LEADING BY EXAMPLE — While she doesn’t shy away from the notion that she could have very well been a statistic, amongst the things about which Leverette is appreciative is the fact that she’s gone to great lengths to embrace her imperfections, which has greatly enabled her to pour into others’ lives.

To her credit, Leverette certain possesses the education and training, which have contributed mightily to her sustained entrepreneurship success.

A 2005 graduate of Cleveland Height High School — she actually graduated one year early thanks in large part the administration’s approval that allowed her to take additional classes — Leverette enrolled at Cleveland State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Relations and Advertisement in 2010.

Consequently, she’s enrolled at Argosy University of Hawaii, where she acquired an MBA in Marketing in 2012.

As for her assortment of business ventures that accommodate individuals ranging mostly between the ages of 27 to 55, credit Leverette’s wealth of wisdom, coupled with her spirit of compassion as the reasons those with whom she customarily crosses paths often come away overwhelmingly empowered and encouraged, thus acquiring a new lease on life.

Just like she has ever since she delved off into the ever-so-competitive world of entrepreneurship.


“My business allows me to watch others become confident in whom they are. I love building tomorrow’s leaders.  I love seeing progression. I am even more enthralled to watch women regain their independence, because we often forget about ourselves taking care of others.” — Virginia Businesswoman Ieshia Leverette


Interestingly, what it all boils down to, Leverette emphasized, is devising way to impact lives — and to it daily.

For the rest of her life.

“To impact lives that would otherwise continue in the same pattern,” said Leverette, when asked what her personal mission is for running the day-to-day operations of her business. “To make people see themselves clearly and with power. To help people stop doubting their abilities. People ask me why I create my own competition, but honestly if you become better, then I’ve done my job.”

An entrepreneurship tenure that dates back to 2010, Leverette’s inspiration for functioning in her element stems from learning of the various challenges other women have faced.

STAYING THE COURSE 

DESTINY STEPS — As Leverette explains, her steadfast commitment to impacting and enriching lives essentially has become the feature objective, of sorts, to her divine calling as a successful businesswoman.

“(I become inspired by) women who have lost their power in a marriage or after having children,” Leverette said. “People who are just as lost and don’t know where to start. It’s really just how my heart operates. I just want people to know all that there is to know about the life they live today and how to maximize that time and make it the most fulfilling.”

Talk about having mounted a dramatic comeback for the ages, from a felon to a successful entrepreneur, one who’s undoubtedly living her best life.

“I am just a woman that got a felony 12 years ago and didn’t let it stop me from becoming who I am today,” Leverette said. “I’ve always fought to overcome any things thrown my way. From having 3 jobs while on a full-time school schedule, to becoming an entrepreneur and dominating a male dominant industry purely off of me being genuine, caring, and motivational to others.”

All the while keeping it 100 in the process.


For more information Fredericksburg, Virginia-based entrepreneur Ieshia Leverette, or to schedule her for a public appearance, a book signing, or speaking engagement, call 571.386.1075 or connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/ieshia.leverette. Also, send email to: ieshialeverette@gmail.com.


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Andre Johnson is the award-winning Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter of sports for the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send email to andre@makingheadlinenews.com or to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.

Young Dayton, Ohio businesswoman Tara Brown walking fervently in her purpose as an entrepreneur


I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all. (Ecclesiastes 9:11 NIV)


BROWN HOLDIN’ IT DOWN

DESTINY STEPS — Now that she has overcome an array of odds, now that she is walking fervently in her divine purpose, there’s no turning back for 29-year-old Ohio entrepreneur Tara Brown, who is the owner and CEO of Metiamay Visions.

Tara Brown fielded the question as if she expected it.

“I failed lots of times before getting here,” Brown, during an interview this week with Making Headline News, said, when asked how her competitive drive fueled her desire to start a business. “I started several other businesses before getting to this point of where I have success. My will to never give up, faith in God, and the determination to never work for anyone again brought me here.”

Now that she’s arrived, now that she has overcome an array of odds, now that she is walking fervently in her divine purpose, there’s no turning back for this 29-year-old entrepreneur, who is the owner and CEO of Metiamay Visions.

MORE ON TARA BROWN’S BUSINESS: https://metiamayvisions.com/

A business that officially went into operations earlier this year, Brown’s Dayton, Ohio-based Metiamay Visions has become a globally-acclaimed fixture as the home of professional refined designs and images.

You name it, her company does it, creating virtually everything from:

  • Business Cards

  • Banners (vinyl or car door, magnets or mouse pads

  • E-Flyers (promo dds)

  • Custom Invitations

  • Media Imaging and Portrait Framing

  • Media Flyers

  • Website Building and Branding

  • Real Image Logos

  • Commercial Vinyl Banners

  • Book Cover Designs

  • Brochures

  • Business Starter Pro (Small Business Branding/Development)

  • Trademark and LLC Registration and,

  • Design You (“Anything not listed above that you want to customize such as spiral bound notebooks or custom made cards and more,” Brown said).


“I like my business, because I get to do everything I’ve always wanted to do in my business,” Brown said. “I apply my natural skill for business and communicating with the world. I am free to be as creative as I want. There are no limits and I get to travel, seeing the world, bringing my services to those who have never heard about me, or maybe they are looking for a better way to get services and not pay those ridiculous overrated prices that my competitors offer.”

A native of Detroit, amongst the things about which Brown is extremely grateful is that she steadfastly stepped out on faith in delving off into entrepreneurship.

Prior to starting Metiamay Visions, Brown had assumed the role of a freelance graphic designer for approximately three years.

“I decided that enough was enough and I put all my life skills and different job experiences into one space and Metiamay Visions was born,” Brown said.

And the rest, as they say, was history.

FOLLOWING GOD’S PLAN 

Today, Brown’s rising venture accommodates small business owners, entrepreneurs, corporate companies, and services individuals and groups, ranging from the ages of their mid-20’s through their late 60’s.

And, to her credit, her brilliant expertise has given way to her having been afforded the golden opportunity to put her immeasurable skills on display in a host of establishments, including Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Arkansas, Texas, Georgia, and Alabama, among other places.

Because she’s fully persuaded she’s fulfilling the purpose for which God created her, Brown is confident the sky’s undoubtedly the limit for her newly-erected business.


“I enjoy this work, because it’s something that I love doing and I get to help everyday people grow their dream as well through the work they request from my business,” Brown said. “I’ve launched about five successful online and ecommerce businesses through my work. I’m changing the world one person at a time by starting and changing one new business at a time with my designs and images.”

Behind the unyielding support of her husband, David Brown — whom Brown said told her, “My husband says I should have done this a long time ago and he’s right” — this young Ohio businesswoman said the pivotal factor for starting her business came from a gallery of her peers.

“(I kept) hearing others just like me, who were lost and confused and not knowing where to start to get their business or professional image for their business at,” Brown explained. So I have to say from within.”

Now that Metiamay Visions is up and running, Brown appears destined to go full throttle with her starting lineup of endeavors, which include her being an accomplished author, who’s preparing to release her second book later this year.

JUST WARMING UP — Now that Metiamay Visions is up and running, Brown appears destined to g full throttle with her starting lineup of endeavors, which include her being an accomplished author, who’s preparing to release her second book later this year.

In addition, she’s scheduled to attend business expos in the foreseeable future in Chicago, Phoenix, and Atlanta, and she recently spoke at Ohio Media School, during which she enlightened students on the field of media and introduced them her services.

“I welcomed my first group of interns that are now a part of my team,” Brown said of her recent visit to that institution.

For what it’s worth, Brown is blessed of the notion that she stayed true to herself, stayed the course, trusted the process and, most of all, followed her dreams.

“I’m glad I’m finally exposed, because now people know it’s official. I’m a successful businesswoman now,” Brown said.

Fielding the question as if she expected it.


For more information about Dayton, Ohio-based Businesswoman/Author Tara Brown of Metiamay Visions, or to schedule her for a public appearance, book signing, or speaking engagement, call 877.446.2634, or connect with her via social media at: https://www.facebook.com/tarasophiabrown. Also, send email to: metiamayvisions@gmail.com.


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Cincinnati-based businesswoman Cynthia McCalister’s Quality SAP Inc. is having a national information technology impact

For Cynthia McCalister, her entrepreneurial mindset spans back more than 30 years.

All things considered, she has her parents to thank.

Take, for instance, how back in August 1981, when the Professional Air Traffic Controllers implemented a strike that was ultimately declared illegal and was broken by the Reagan Administration.

By and large, such a well-publicize work stoppage gave way to the entrepreneurial concept for McCalister’s father, the late Thomas Johnson.

GLOBAL IMPACT — Amongst the notable neighborhood gems Cincinnati businesswoman Cynthia McCalister has serviced include: Bonita’s Southern Style Sweet Potato Pies, East of Chicago Pizza, NT Nails, Crown Jewel Designs, Made With Love Cakes and Catering Services, Prayer In Action Events by L’BAE, and Full Throttle Indoor Karting, just to name a few.

“It was the influence of my parents, Thomas and Madlyn Johnson, that gave me the drive to be an entrepreneur,” McCalister, who resides in Cincinnati, told Making Headline News this week. “After the Air Traffic Controllers Strike in the 80’s, my father set out on a path to become a small business owner.”

McCalister’s father eventually made good on his business-related pledge and by starting what had become Regal Carpet Cleaning.

The rest, as they say, is history.

Having witnessed her father evolve mightily as a business owner, coupled with her mother having become a fixture as a drug and alcohol abuse counselor, not to mention a counselor for the AIDS Foundation of Dayton, Ohio and later a minister, McCalister sensed that one day she would absorb and take heed to their influential, immeasurable impact.

ON THE MOVE — Quality SAP, by all accounts, is widely known as a progressive and forward thinking IT company that specializes in — but isn’t limited to — developing affordable mobile application platforms. With the launch of the Key Spot mobile application platform, it is an ideal tool for business and consumers to find and post deals, discounts, and events all in one Key Spot. Now you can find discounts and deals wherever you go.

According to the business’ overview on its The Key Spot App Facebook page, “Quality SAP” stands for Quality, Service, And Products.

Quality SAP, by all accounts, is widely known as a progressive and forward thinking IT company that specializing in — but isn’t limited to — developing affordable mobile application platforms.

Most importantly and ideally for consumers, McCalister’s business highlights and provides affordable rates specifically for local and small businesses. With the launch of the Key Spot mobile application platform, it is an ideal tool for business and consumers to find and post deals, discounts, and events all in one Key Spot. Now you can find discounts and deals wherever you go.

On Wednesday April 12, from 6-9 p.m. EST, in Cincinnati, there will be a Key Spot sponsored Small Business Networking Event hosted by Key Spot’s Business Partner, Full Throttle Indoor Karting.  During the event, business owners will have the opportunity to network, build relationships, showcase their services and products, and get tools to help acquire and enjoy business growth.

GET YOUR TICKETS FOR THE EVENT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/small-business-networking-event-sponsored-by-key-spot-tickets-32464590464.

In addition, there will be a Small Business Go Karting Challenge to see which business “comes out on top,” McCalister said.

“I get the most enjoyment working with small business owners by being a champion for them and supporting their growth,” McCalister, an Ohio native, said. “When I say I want to help you reach your goals, I mean it. I work to help spread the word about the hidden gems by leveraging technology of the Key Spot app, creating networking connections, and social media.”

Wait. There’s more pertinent information about which McCalister deemed it essential to share.

“When we are able to connect businesses to each other, such as an event coordinator looking for vendors, or a restaurant owner looking for desert makers, it provides opportunities for both sides to benefit,” McCalister explained. “In addition, being a patron provides the best firsthand account of products and services.”

LOGGING ON IS THE KEY:  www.keyspotapp.com.

Amongst the notable neighborhood gems McCalister has serviced include: Bonita’s Southern Style Sweet Potato Pies, East of Chicago Pizza, NT Nails, Crown Jewel Designs, Made With Love Cakes and Catering Services, Prayer In Action Events by L’BAE, and Full Throttle Indoor Karting, just to name a few.

“For businesses, the Key Spot app is like having a custom mobile advertising app at a fraction of the cost,” she said.

Interesting enough, not only is The Key Spot app available for businesses, but such a tool is suitable for all users, most notably to be used by customers for finding and posting deals, discounts, events within the community, along with self-managing and sharing educational events, church activities, concerts, garage sales, as well as other local happenings.

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Having been actively involved in the information technology industry for more than 20 years, McCalister holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Information Technology Management, as well as a number of Professional Certificates.

DOWNLOAD THE KEY SPOT APP: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1046238494.

THE LEGACY LIVES ONHaving witnessed her father evolve mightily as a business owner, coupled with her mother having become a fixture as a drug and alcohol abuse counselor, a counselor for the AIDS Foundation of Dayton, Ohio, and later a minister, McCalister sensed that one day she would absorb and take heed to their influential impact.

Since Quality SAP‘s inception, there are currently Key Spot business partners in 15 states, including Ohio, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, New York, Arkansas, Illinois, Texas, Alabama, Indiana, Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, South Carolina, and California.

“We are continuing to spread across the country,” McCalister said.

All things considered, she has her parents to thank.

“As a family, we helped and supported (my father’s) journey,” McCalister said. “I saw firsthand the hard work he put into growing his business. In my mother, I saw God’s love demonstrated by her work in the community. Though they are no longer with us, their legacy lives on through me.”

LET’S NETWORK, Y’ALL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KeySpotBusinessPartners/.

A legacy that, because she thought it necessary long ago to heed her parents’ advice and life’s lessons, has greatly given way to Quality SAP now having a global presence.

“I would not have achieved so much if it was not for my faith in God, the support of my family, friends, and business team for believing in me and my dream,” McCalister said. “With the love of my husband and children, it has given me the motivation to continue to strive for the highest heights. I want to make my family proud and be a positive role model, demonstrating anything is possible to achieve with God, a dream, and hard work.”

That’s the key.

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you are an entrepreneur, business owner, producer, author, athlete, musician, barber, life coach, motivational speaker, cosmetologist, tax preparer, model, or pastor/minister who is seeking exposure and would like to share your story with an in-depth news feature, call Reporter Andre Johnson at 901-690-6587 or Facebook message him under “Andre T. Johnson” for details.

Andre Johnson is Founder and Publisher for Making Headline News. A 2000 graduate of the University of Memphis School of Journalism and a former staff reporter the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper, Johnson covers the NBA Southwest Division from Dallas, Texas. To reach Johnson, send an email to memphisgraduate@yahoo.com. Also, follow him on Twitter @AJ_Journalist.