MELANIN ENTERPRISE is our local Buy Black City Guide, perfect for finding nearby places to eat, shop, drink, explore, relax, and connect with like-minded people.
There are many ways to create positive social, cultural, and economic changes in our community and for ME, it's providing laser targeted advertising and networking-based solutions that give Black-owned businesses the global visibility and local consumer focus that results in sustainable new and repeat customers.
Whether our members are traveling or at home looking for new businesses to support, they depend on ME to help with their spending choices. Make sure they choose you, register your business. Need more info? Click here to send us a message!
APP FEATURES FOR BUSINESSES
CREATE A BUSINESS PROFILE
Advertising your business on Melanin Enterprise is a powerful way to get directly in front of your customers and drive more leads and sales to your business! Thousands of people are on Melanin Enterprise daily looking to spend their money with Black-owned businesses near them.
ACCEPT ONLINE RSVPS
Our FREE real-time reservation and appointment service makes it easy and convenient to accept or decline pending reservations and/or appointments from your smartphone.
JOIN A CONVERSATION OR START YOUR OWN
IN "REAL TALK"
Speak directly to our community through our in-app group chat "RealTalk." Post about what’s new, what’s hot and what’s unique about your business. Join in on other conversations!
BACK END OFFICE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS
Your Back-End Office is used to manage client tasks such as view favorites, reviews, check-in, and reservations/appointments
INCREASED VISIBILITY & PREFERRED PLACEMENT
Become a Preferred Business Partner and show up at the top of our search results when customers are near you.
GROW YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA AUDIENCE
Expand your social media audience, promote your company's brand, and increase sales by promoting your business to our 30,000+ Instagram and Facebook followers that are looking for Black-owned businesses.
CONVENIENTLY find Black-owned businesses near you
READ, WRITE and SHARE reviews
MAKE reservations or appointments
CHECK-IN to businesses
FAVORITE business that you want to support
again or in the future
NETWORK with like-minded people from
around the country in our "REAL TALK!" group chat
LOVE MUSIC? Listen to unsigned artists on MelaninMusic, our in-app music streaming platform
RECYCLE your dollars in the black community while
building strong community alliances!
APP FEATURES FOR MEMBERS
GET TO KNOW THE MELANIN ENTERPRISE ECONOMIC IMPACT
# of Black-owned businesses receiving targeted advertising with a global presence and local focus
16 REASONS TO SUPPORT LOCAL BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES
"Having the opportunity to ride on the front, the back, or the middle of someone else's bus doesn't dignify you. When you have your own bus, then, you'll have dignity." Malcolm X
When we buy black, we exercise our self-determination that enables us to create, define, think, and speak for ourselves
We each feel like we matter more and we have responsibility & control over what's happening around us
More people have opportunity and access to wealth and our businesses have greater means of production and competition
Wealth is distributed in a way that is healthier and just and less destabilizing to humanity
We build stronger, safer communities
We create strong, inclusive local economies
We create jobs
Present visibility and a true representation of our culture that inspires the next generation
If we do not build for ourselves, will be controlled by those that do
What we pay into our businesses gets recycled back into our communities
Our businesses bind our community together
There's a feeling of community pride, shared responsibility and ownership
It's important to support people who put their heart, soul and last dollar into something they believe in
Supporting our businesses shows that we are invested in our communities and the future of our families
When you're in a Black-owned business, it feels like you're home
Support Black-owned businesses because they are essential to keeping our culture alive, simply put, Black -owned businesses are the American Dream!
Support Black-owned! Why do you need a reason to do that besides the fact that it’s the right thing to do?