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Entrepreneurs Conference, Day 2: Attendees Learn How to Win Corporate Clients

Experience full of networking and inspiration for small business owners

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference continues for a second day of learning and inspiration

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3. Do seek "trade credit" from vendors and suppliers. 

Too many entrepreneurs dream of going to a bank and getting a business loan or line of credit for their enterprise. But maybe you don’t need a traditional bank loan at all to launch or grow your business. 

If you can get your vendors and suppliers to agree to provide you with trade credit---i.e., the ability to pay for goods and services over time---you can creatively and more frugally run your operations.

4 Things You Should Know About Bartering

Learn the rules so you can stay out of trouble with the IRS

Bartering can help you save money. However, it's important to be aware of the tax…

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8. Barter services. If you have a friend who’s a genius when it comes to accounting, or you know someone who is an amazing artist, barter with them for their services. The more you can get for free, the faster you can grow your business. You don’t need big time capital (unless you’re building the next Facebook).Most business ,like my own, start from nothing. I had a word processor and my parents’ phone line. I bartered a lot early on, and as a result, I own 100% of my business today.

New Trading Service for Consumers

Website allows trading of goods and services through your social network

Igobono is a marketplace that helps members of a social network learn what their friends…

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Don’t Wait To Start A Business Before Reading “The Entrepreneur Mind”

Kevin D. Johnson's book addresses the most important—and overlooked—element of preparing for business ownership: mindset.

The most important—and overlooked—aspect of preparing for entrepreneurship is mindset.

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Re-Think Business

BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 16th Annual Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo

More than 1,400 entrepreneurs, professionals, and other small business hopefuls absorbed advice from renowned professionals,…

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Entrepreneur of the Week: 14-Year-Old CEO Chental-Song Bembry

Teen author, illustrator, and entrepreneur gives tips to help other young writers enter the literary field and start their own businesses

Teen author, illustrator, and entrepreneur gives tips to help other young writers get started

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Power Moves: 7 Ways You Can Profit From Our Entrepreneurs Conference

Nation's largest Black business event gives companies access to connections, contracts and capital

From newly-minted and established business owners to White House policymakers, attendees of our Black Enterprise…

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Want to know more about being (or raising) a teenpreneur to become a future CEO? Join us at Black Enterprise's Entrepreneurs Conference taking place in Atlanta May 22-25 and attend out Teenpreneurs Program. Learn from veteran entrepreneurs, develop leadership skills, get tips on starting your business and more. As an incentive, BLACK ENTERPRISE is offering a $200 discount for early registration. Just visit blackenterprise.com/ec to register and enter code BEDG295.

10 Tips for Teenpreneurs

Former teen CEO Tina Wells gives her tips on getting an early start on launching your new business

Check out the photo gallery loaded with tips.

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Building Business Beyond Tomorrow

Black Enterprise 15th Annual Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo

Determined to stay competitive despite a harsh economic environment and to build businesses that endure,…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Atlanta rapper Yung Joc poses with Teenpreneur Conference attendees after addressing the class.

PHOTO GALLERY: 2010 Teenpreneur Conference

Our 2-day youth entrepreneurship education program marks its 15th year of training future business leaders

A major feature of the 2010 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference in Atlanta is the Teenpreneurs…

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Hotel & Travel

Host Hotel:
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Ave
Atlanta, GA 30303
This contemporary Atlanta, GA hotel is steps…

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference?
The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference is a three-day business…

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Web Resources for Teenpreneurs

Online tools for young adults

While attending the 100 Black Men of America’s 23rd Annual Conference in New York last…

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Kid’s Program

Kidpreneur/Teenpreneur Conference hosted by 
Great entrepreneurs come in all sizes-and ages! That’s why we…

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Finance Camps For Kids

Summer programs encourage young people to safeguard their financial future through money management

To the average kid, summertime means no school, vacation getaways, and camp. BUT there…

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Money, Power, Respect

Teaching your children the basics of entrepreneurship and investing

Since the age of six, Brandon Celestine has been filling a personal treasure chest…

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Black Enterprise Unlimited

Black enterprise launches a new division to serve the professional and personal needs of B.E. readers

To coincide with the new year, Earl G. Graves, Publisher and CEO of BLACK…

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