The Trusted #ArtAndActivism Digital Marketing Service, Established 1997.

Put On BLAST! (aka POB!) is AKILA WORKSONGS’s subscription-based digital marketing service that freely promotes events and services unique and loyal network of people who are interested in what we call arts and activism content. The content ranges from art exhibitions, live concerts, book-signings, film screenings, community gatherings, social justice calls-to-action, and much, much more.

The POB! network consists of tens of thousands of our own email list subscribers, Facebook, Twitter/X, Instagram followers, LinkedIn connections, and those whose lists we manage. It also includes hundreds of professionals in the world of media—journalists, editors, producers, bloggers, etc.

Folks all over the company enjoy POB! and most of them are in the New York, New Jersey metropolitan region; the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia region, and in many other urban centers including Atlanta, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Chicago.


  • We don’t just “press send.” Our professional writers and specialists edit, layout, and test your content.
  • Based on industry best practices, we assist with the mechanics and the development of your best messaging.
  • Since we first began with our “e-announcements” in 1997, we’ve maintained a golden reputation for creating awareness and excitement about the content we deliver to our attentive network of contacts and friends.
  • Custom packages are available, easily tailored to your unique needs.

POB! Digital Marketing = Email + Social Media + Mobile (SMS)

  • POB! Email + Social Media: The AKILA email list and social media channels—added with our clients’ lists and channels (which we co-manage) include nearly 50,000 subscribers, friends, followers, and contacts (mostly in the USA).
  • POB! Mobile Marketing (Text Messages): 200+ subscribers get POB! text messages directly to their smartphones (2x per week).

A FEW POB! CLIENTS AND PARTNERS OVER THE YEARS: Apollo Theater; Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY; National Black Writers Conference; International African Arts Festival; Howard Alumni United; Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI); THE FADARA GROUP; PEN World Voices Literary Festival; African Voices; Walker International Communications Group; Walk Tall Girl Productions; Symphony Space; The Public Theater; Carnegie Hall; Marc Lamont Hill; Kevin Powell; Black VegFest, and many others.

Want to Reach Thousands of Like-Minded People?

Contact us to discuss our Put On BLAST! digital marketing service.

AKILA WORKSONGS is in partnership with AKILA Unlimited LLC. It is a member of Chief Ayanda Clarke's Integrated Wealth Alliance (IWA). For photo credits, click HERE. For a directory of links and events, visit Linktree.

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