Lori Deneal

Black Owned Directory





Houston Native, Lori Deneal, Launches Blackowned.directory

Houston, TX: Lori Deneal, Founder, will launch Blackowned.directory, a website devoted to connecting consumers with quality black owned businesses in their communities on Friday, August 12th. The website will allow consumers to search for businesses by entering a brief description, their location and selecting from a list of predetermined categories.  Results populate with a google map for directions, address, contact information and the website for the business. Blackowned,directory also allows customers to write reviews of businesses to aide other consumers in making informed decisions with their searches.  This feature takes it a step further by displaying popular things to do in the city of your search which is generated by favorable customer reviews.

Blackowned.directory offers free business listings that include one business profile with the business name, location, website, hours of operation and contact information.  It will also offer premium monthly subscriptions for $9.99 or yearly subscriptions for $99.00.  Premium subscriptions will deliver all the amenities of the standard business listing with the added benefit of up to ten business listings, booking capabilities, job posts and product lists.

According to Deneal, “black owned businesses are vastly underrepresented and my focus is uplifting black businesses and empowering the black community.  I absolutely believe that you can support Black owned businesses and obtain quality products and services.”

In addition to encouraging businesses across the nation to create listings via blackowned.directory, it also encourages all consumers of every culture and ethnicity to support black owned businesses.  Understanding that in order for businesses to thrive all members of its immediate and surrounding communities must frequent them.

About Blackowned.directory: Founded by Lori Deneal in August 2016, Blackowned.directory offers a simple way to connect with potential customers in your neighborhood, allowing you to take a step back from marketing your business so you can focus on your service or products.  Elegant, simple and easy to use, we offer a way to generate revenue without the headaches.