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For our Media Kit 2015 CLICK HERE

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REACH & INFLUENCE Bean Soup Times is a leading destination for Black humor, news and information. Our positive promotion of relevant products, services, and events makes us very appealing to professional, consumer savvy Blacks. has been featured in The Final Call, Tavis Smiley on NPR, Upscale Magazine, Chicago Reader, WVON, WBEZ, and has been mentioned on Power 92 and WGCI.

BEAN SOUP TIMES DEMOGRAPHICS Bean Soup Times online network includes entrepreneurs, media personalities, elected officials, and career-driven Black people who want to stay informed. They are primarily professional/degreed Black Americans.

  • Median Age 34-45
  • 70%  College graduate
  • 65%  Female
  • 58%  Have children
  • The median income is $60,000 a year

CLICK HERE to review our social media network

 CLICK HERE to get our 2015 media kit.

30 Day Boost. Limited time offer. $50

Reach new customers for less than you pay for a cup of coffee daily! With this 30 Day Boost you will receive a customized, roughly 200-300 word article on your business posted on which will include links to your Facebook page(s), Twitter handle and Pinterest. Article can include photo(s) and video. Additionally, we will share your article with our Twitter followers @beansouptimes and @touremuhammad and post on our Facebook page(s) @beansouptimes and @touremuhammad once weekly.

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We have four powerful 30 day campaigns starting at $99! Call Toure Muhammad at 773.531.8798 for details or download media kit for details.


Additional Services

  • Graphic Design – Creation of flyers, posters, postcards, Facebook covers and Instagram design, Twitter designs.
    Click here for examples from our team.
  • Campaign Design – Creative campaign input, design and layout, graphic design, creative writing, hosting and more.
  • Marketing Strategizing and Planning – Consultation on how to effectively use social media marketing to build better relationships with current customers, increase name recognition, enhance credibility by establishing expertise, attract new customers, influence public opinion, make more money.
  • Website Design – We can deliver quality, branded, custom blogs that you can manage and control. Services include web design, Facebook Fan Page Design, Banner Design and Twitter Design.  Click here for examples.
  • Photography - We can provide in studio shoots, head shots, on scene shoot and event photography) Click here for examples.
  • Videography We can make your video happen. We can produce your music video, perform video editing, directing, event filming, and commercial production.
  • Social Media Management – Don’t have time to grow your social media presence and cannot afford to hire someone full time? We can increase visibility, engagement, action and more by doing the hard work for you.
Media Comments
“No, it’s not the Onion but an Afrocentric variant with a similarly edible name.”-August 15, 2002 Chicago Reader
“Offering hilarious parodies of mainstream media, Bean Soup Times is quickly becoming a popular source of witty social and political satire.”-The Final Call (2002)
“With a witty take on current events and popular culture, Bean Soup is quickly becoming Black America’s leading source for satirical news on the internet.” –Chicago Crusader (2001)
“Bean Soup Times is a new satirical newspaper that spoofs news from an African American perspective.” -April 1, 2002, Steve Edwards “Eight-Forty Eight”, WBEZ (91.5 FM)
“This paper is not only hilarious, but it makes you think. I love it.” -Monique Caradine-Kitchen, “Mo in the Midday” WVON (2002)
“A beautiful idea, magnificently conceived…and brilliantly executed.”—Salim Muwaukkil, Chicago Tribune op ed writer and Senior Editor, In These Times (2002)

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