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17 News and Blog sites Diverse Suppliers Should be Reading

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by ConnXus on February 12, 2013

The best thing about the web is also one of the worst: it contains an onslaught of information. If you’re a diverse supplier and your business is in the startup phase or more established, you’ve probably turned to the web for tips and ideas for growing your business.

There are thousands of blogs out there that lend advice, but we’re sure you’ve found that some are better than others. The best blogs and new sites address specific, real-world challenges and provide creative, tried and detailed options for meeting those challenges.

Today, we’re listing some of our favorite blogs and news sites for diverse suppliers. We at think these sites are among the most useful and are worth a few minutes of your time to browse each week.

Black EOE Journal

Black Enterprise

Professional Woman’s Magazine

SCORE Small Business Blog

SBA Small Business Matters Blog

CPO Rising

American Express Open Forum

Intuit Small Business Blog

Minority Business Development Agency Blog

Small Business Trends

Women Unlimited Worldwide

The Secrets of Success-Women Entrepreneurs Radio Blog

Latin Business Today

Diversity Plus Magazine

Washington Technology

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Posted in: Help Diverse Suppliers, Small business finance, Small business HR, Small business IT, Small business legal, Supplier Diversity, Supplier Diversity Program, Tips for Minority-Owned Businesses, Tips for Small Businesses, Tips for Start-Up Businesses, Tips for Supplier Diversity Managers, Tips for Veteran-Owned Businesses, Tips for Women-Owned Businesses

One response to "17 News and Blog sites Diverse Suppliers Should be Reading"

  • Patricia Richards says:

    Great list! Can you add to it media communications that focus on disability-owned and service disabled veteran owned businesses. Our organization (US Business Leadership Network-USBLN)certifies these types of diverse businesses and helps them connect to our corporate members. Thanks.

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Rod Robinson

The ConnXion Point is the blog for, an online service connecting small, minority- and woman-owned businesses with companies seeking to hire diverse suppliers.

I'm Rod Robinson, founder and chief connector of I've spent 15 years in the procurement business as a minority business owner, company procurement officer and industry consultant.

The ConnXion Point will focus on issues, events and news about procurement and supplier diversity. So, whether you're purchasing or selling, we'll have information you can use. We also hope to facilitate a healthy, respectful exchange of viewpoints on issues surrounding supplier diversity and procurement.

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