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Natalie Dean

How One Night of Girl Talk Turned Into an Organization That Hosts Over 200 Women

Natalie Dean discusses what inspired her to start the nonprofit, Whine & Cheese, Inc.

Natalie Dean established a nonprofit called Whine & Cheese that helps women achieve a level…

By Chanel Martin

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increase

How to Increase the Value of Your Business Before Selling

What you need to do before selling.

Sadly, many business owners wait too long to prepare the business and they do not…

By Black Enterprise

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Snapchat

Huh? Snap Founder Says Snapchat Is Not for the Poor

Spiegel is the latest Silicon Valley founder to wade into hot water

The founder of Snapchat founder is under fire for allegedly saying, ‘This app is only…

By Samara Lynn

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music

Educator Offers Free College Courses on the Business of Music

Meet John P. Kellogg, a leading attorney and Berklee College of Music professor, who is teaching two free online courses on the music business

With more people eager to launch a career in a fast-changing industry, one prominent attorney…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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creativity

#MillionaireMovesMonday: Build Your Business With Creativity

Creativity is the best resource to build a business, says business leader William F. Pickard, Ph.D.

According to Dr. William F. Pickard, you don’t need to get a bank loan or…

By Selena Hill

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author

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Become an Author

Becoming an author will position you as an expert in your industry

Everyone has a story and someone is waiting to hear it. This is just one…

By Cameka Smith

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Zycron

BE 100 Company, Zycron Inc. Sells for $20 Million

From a single-man operation to a business valued at $20 million

His company ranks 67th on the most recent BE 100’s list of the nation’s largest…

By Samara Lynn

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efficiency

Efficiency vs. Effectiveness: a Small Business Dilemma

A delicate balancing act

Small enterprise owners have a dilemma: How do I balance efficiency and effectiveness in my…

By Black Enterprise

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letsbuyblack365

Getting Rid of the Stigma of ‘Buy Black’

One organization is fighting the stereotype that "the white man's ice is colder"

LetsBuyBlack365 is an online community and nationwide black economic empowerment movement. Its mission is to…

By Samara Lynn

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commute

How to Get Work Done During Your Commute

Your morning commute is the perfect time to prep for a productive day at work

Don’t despair – whether you’re taking public transportation, driving, or even riding your bike, commute…

By Black Enterprise

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freelancer

What Types of Financial Reports Should You Be Generating as a Freelancer?

Everything a freelancer needs to know to get paid.

To help get you on the right path, here’s an overview of accounting basics and…

By Black Enterprise

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Headshots

Save Money: Nine Tips for Better Headshots

You want to look your best in a professional shot

Here are some basic photography tips I learned from taking classes and working as a…

By Black Enterprise

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auto insurance

Report: Even Good Black Drivers Pay Higher Auto Insurance

Is it caused by algorithms or old-fashioned racism?

The analysis examined auto insurance premiums and payouts in California, Illinois, Texas, and Missouri. ProPublica…

By Samara Lynn

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hot car

This Black Fifth-Grader Invents Way to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

A young black child's innovation for saving lives

While most fifth graders are interested mostly in video games, Bishop Curry V is inventing.…

By Samara Lynn

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Follow Up

6 Reasons Why Business Owners Should Focus on Follow-Ups

A wise person once said, “the fortune is in the follow-up”

Don’t be afraid to follow up with someone several different times. Consistently following up with…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Coach

4 Steps to Finding And Working With A Business Coach

A good business coach can help you increase your bottom line and build a dream team

Finding a good Business Coach, however, is imperative to your company’s success. It does require…

By Black Enterprise

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Influencer Marketing

Should You Use Influencer Marketing for Your Business?

Influencer marketing may be exactly what you need to give your business a boost

Here’s everything you need to know about influencer marketing so you can decide whether or…

By Black Enterprise

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position

How to Position Your Business for Success

Positioning is a key tool in business profitability and success

How well your business is positioned determines how successful it will be every year. So,…

By Black Enterprise

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museum

African American Museum Founder to be Honored

A recognition for launching the groundbreaking museum

The founder of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Lonnie…

By Samara Lynn

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Kwame Thomison

Coffee With: Asana Engineer Kwame Thomison

Meet Kwame Thomison: an Engineering Site Lead at Asana with a B.S. in Information Science from Cornell University

Learn more about the career path of Kwame Thomison, an Engineering Site Lead at Asana…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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