Take heed: Overdosing on the instant accessibility can be detrimental
Whether you have a tangible business or you’re promoting yourself, you need to be very…
Take heed: Overdosing on the instant accessibility can be detrimental
Whether you have a tangible business or you’re promoting yourself, you need to be very…
Check out tips on getting rid of the negative and back to the lovin'
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Dynamic ways to make yourself marketable in your industry
In order to stand out among the pack, you must be someone people won’t forget.…
Black Enterprise dissects the life of La La Anthony -- from her radio days to her life on the court.
Black Enterprise breaksdown La La Anthony’s radio and film career, cosmetics line and marriage to…
Former ESPN executive launches a site with the intersection of sports, pop culture and race
Have you checked out the site?
RFP-EZ, is an exciting partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the White House’s Presidential Innovation Fellows.
RFP-EZ helps small businesses search for government jobs and contracts
After acquiring Vine last fall, the social network unveiled the free iOS app
Social network Twitter unveils free iOS app, Vine.
Money saving tips to keep you at the pump less and on the road more
According to AAA, gas has crept up only .04 cents to the gallon since last…
Entrepreneurial trio provides healthcare solutions...the tech way
BlackEnterprise.com’s Tech Startup of the Week highlights different tech entrepreneurs and the innovative companies they’ve…
Whether you believe it or not, Coco Austin's brains have a lot to do with her financial success
Coco Austin may be the beauty behind the popular E! reality show “Ice Loves Coco”…
You can turn that around. Check out a few tips on how
A new survery found many chief executives pessimistic about market success. If you’re a company…
Their humble beginnings led to major future wins
These heavy hitters started from the bottom and worked their way up, proving humble beginnings…
In addition to “Family Hustle” she executive produces two other TV shows, “Tiny and Toya” and her new baby, “Tiny Tonight,” on VH1.
Tiny has managed to put together quite the entertainment empire since her Xscape days.
Mogul John C. Maxwell's tips on sparking professional success
Business mogul John C. Maxwell shares career advancement tips for millennials who have little to…
Remember to put yourself first to ensure future success
Being a team player is great, but you want to strike a balance between looking…
Popular social networking site causing discomfort among one in three people
According to researchers from two German universities, Facebook may cause you to feel envious. The…
The 19-year-old reached her first quarterfinal in a Grand Slam
Sloane Stephens, a 19-year-old American, takes center stage at the Australian Open against Serena Williams.
Did you go to the Inauguration?
Official estimates put crowd at less than half the 1.8 million people whom gathered four…
Actor and chef makes his Harlem debut later this year.
The Oscar nominated actor is also a Chef know for his New Orleans style cooking
In 2009, corporate sponsors were banned but this year they were welcome
The 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee releases a list of sponsors
Travel, advertising and hospitality are on full display at Africa's marquee tournament
South Africa is currently hosting the African Cup of Nations.
What would MLK be like if he had social media?
Which social network do you think he would use?
Do you think MLK would be proud?
What a coincidence that both are on the same day.
Wall Street bosses thought this letter was impressive
Wall Street bosses heap praise on a college student’s cover letter
The March on Washington was a speech for jobs and freedom.
The Freedom Budget, along with many of the economic goals of the civil rights movement,…
Earnings dip not indicative of progress at American Express, its CEO says
American Express CEO Kenneth I. Chenault isn’t panicking after earnings report on Thursday
Who's next in tech?
Highlight of the top 10 Blacks in technology.
Being too direct or wacky can mean yet another year unemployed
We’ve all heard the “get creative” advice, but sometimes getting a bit too radical can…
These resources will help you to become more competitive
Adding coding skills to your repertoire is an awesome way to upgrade your professional profile…
Be inspired by those who don't let age hinder their boss moves
At 71, Robbie Montgomery of Sweetie Pie’s is proof that career dreams can be attained…
The Knicks are coming, the Knicks are coming! For N.B.A.'s hopes in the U.K. and Europe, that finally means something
As it concerns the N.B.A.’s plans to expand its popularity, the Knicks are a worthy…
Pint-sized device helps you keep track of your suitcase
GlobaTrac, LLC debuted a tracking device, Trakdot, at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show. The…
Tips on getting month-over-month traffic growth
If you’re looking to increase traffic to your blog, here are six surefire ways to…
Black Enterprise looks back at Cee Lo's introduction to hip-hop, and his current take over in Hollywood.
Black Enterprise decodes Cee Lo Green’s hip-hop takeover in the ’90s to his life on…
Getting specific about your goals has a significant payoff
Get serious about turning your ideas into cash.
Retail giant promises jobs to any soldier who wants one.
First Lady Michelle Obama, who lead a drive to encourage hiring veterans, calls announcement “historic.”
These young Internet phenoms keep us coming back
These young YT phenoms have watched viewership numbers reach millions, providing original content they shoot,…
The former Google employee is the first COO at the startup.
Stacy Brown-Philpot brings her considerable international and strategic experience to the San Francisco Startup.
Best practices when building post-grad relationships
Check out these three best practices to use when networking with your fellow alums.
That used car for sale could be hiding a flood damaged past
Some cars totaled in Hurricane Sandy being retitled and resold
Demand for the iPhone is quickly waning, according to reports from the Wall Street Journal this morning.
Wall Street Journal reports iPhone demand is quickly falling short of company’s expectations.
The popular comedienne chats with our Black Enterprise audience about anything and everything.
She will talk about her career as a comedian, tips on entering the business, and…
Philadelphia is the 9th city in Golden Sachs' "10,000 Small Businesses" Initiative.
Initiative aims to help small businesses in Philadelphia by providing access to capital and education
Just one or two mishaps can lead to losing everything when an investment goes bad
Don’t let your elderly family members fall victim to the risks of self-directed IRAs.
New service offers you the chance to look at your credit report as many times as you'd like.
Business credit reports range from $10 to $70 dollars, and are necessary for owners
Don't know where to start? We've got you covered
Though the holidays are over, it’s still prime time to renew your strategy to become…
Three steps to reaching your full potential
National business mogul and author Hasheem Francis talks the importance of self-reflection and separation from…
Check out a snapshot of career highlights everyone's watching
Motivation we can gain from the career moves these celebrities are making
Give them something to talk about with these tips
If you’re wondering how you get fans to comment and “like” your brand posts, here…
In question? The validity of the trademark for the popular sneaker.
A series of lawsuits with a small rival over trademarks finally reaches the Supreme Court
Side stripes add elegant touch to your work wardrobe
Tuxedo pants, also called racer-stripe or contrast slacks, add an elegant touch to your work…
Start early getting that enterprising idea off the ground
Start early to get that idea off the ground, so you can bring in extra…
Black Enterprise breaks down the celebrity, charity and careers of Will Smith and his family.
Black Enterprise dissects the careers of one of Hollywood’s most successful families.
The former rapper speaks on the loss of black businesses in his hometown.
Luther Campbell recalls the story of Tyrone Greene, a small business owner whose store served…
Get it while it's hot, because these deals won't last for long
The price of food is going up and the effect is being seen in fast…
Moms are skipping stores and turning to their mobile devices to shop
Baby Bump survey shows 93% of moms spent more time shopping on their cellphone in…
Follow a strategy that will recharge and upgrade your career
Time to progress and make moves to push your career forward. Here are nine steps…
Staying true to our editorial mission to showcase entrepreneurs and technology experts of color, BlackEnterprise.com…
The bargain store attempts to lure customers away from its competitors
Will you be taking advantage of the big box retailer’s extension?
How to track and manage your business’ social footprint
Four popular social media management tools for your business.
Get key luxe items for less to build perfect professional closet
January is the best time to get the most bang for your buck and score…
Make the best of this year to see major long-term gains
What do I want to achieve this year? Where do I want my career to…
Big stars and big names mean even bigger numbers for CBS
CBS is prepared for a big takeover in New Orleans’ Jackson Square.
The tech company rolls out free Wi-Fi in one Big Apple neighborhood
Google announced Tuesday it will establish the largest neighboring free wireless Internet network in the…
Another business owner attempts to avoid Obamacare
All thought studies show Obamacare has little impact on business costs.
Johnson says his goal is to make RLJ Thompson Trucking the largest minority-owned transportation company in the country
BET’s founder Bob Johnson purchases Concord, Virginia based trucking company
Don't start 2013 in a rut. Change your mindset
If you find yourself bored or dissatisfied at work, find ways to think more creatively…
2012 was a great year for tech, but these expected gadgets will make this year even better
Take a look at several game changing devices expected to launch in 2013.
From larger screens to big data, see what's in store for the tech industry this year and beyond
Before 2013 International CES begins, Consumer Electronics Association executives explain trends that have affected innovation…
Our site partner, Frugivore shows how to stay fit without leaving the office.
It’s important to stay active even at work.
How to avoid falling for billing scams
Scammers are targeting small business owners with a new twist on an old scam
Employees were not kind in their reviews of Colorodo-based Dish Network, a satellite TV provider
A popular website has determined that Dish Network was the worst place to work in…
Often your friends and family will be your biggest supporters when you're starting your businees
Adhering to certain guidelines can make borrowing money from friends and family for your business…
10 scholarships will be awarded to women of color.
The conference will focus on supporting the fastest-growing demographic in the startup space – women
Start today walking the walk instead of being all talk
Statistics tell us that by February, half of those who’ve made New Year’s resolutions usually…
These industries expected to show major growth
If a career change is on your New Year’s resolution list, trend watchers predict pockets…
Some usual provisions are part of the fiscal cliff deal
More than just Permanent tax rates were included
New provisions will help small businesses compete for more federal contracts
Number of small business contracts awarded will now figure into bonuses and promotions
Grab a front-row seat to a showcase of the hottest tech products of 2013
Join us everyday next week as we report from the International CES about the newest…
With baby KimYe on the way, Black Enterprise decodes entertainment's richest heirs.
In lieu of KimYe’s most recent baby announcement, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at some of…
From working with celebrities to creating the next set, through dance
The arts have and will always be around as long as there is talent and…
Living well can be a costly endeavor, especially when on vacation
Travel could be the key to wellness in the new year.
Owner promises the same club at a new address
Club’s owner is moving the iconic sign and interior to a new site
5 social media trends you should not ignore
Emerging trends you should take notice of that can put your business ahead of the…
Kim says she'll chronicle the pregnancy on TV, but after birth she's gonna keep the kid under wraps. Sure.
How can Kim and Kanye profit from their baby? Let us count the ways.
Chuka Umunna asks American Express to make it official.
Britain should adopt a US initiative to encourage shoppers to use small, local shops, says…
Simple steps to help you focus for the new year.
The new year is an excellent time to refocus on your business.
The resolution may hurt more than it helps
Many Americans are just finding out what the fiscal cliff could mean for them.
Social networking sites can help you commit this New Year
A list of ways you can use social media to keep your New Year’s goals…
Overall health, physically and fiscally, is within your reach
Get your mind — and money — right in 2013.
New changes in 2013 mean many families and individuals will need to seek professional tax assistance
Taxes, taxes, taxes. Here are the ins and outs for 2013.
Include these key elements to attract top-notch employers
These key elements will attract top-notch employers to your Web pages.
New initiative will provide educational access to minority youth
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) partnered with Sigma Gamma Rho to help build awareness…
Use your personality and everyday experience to drive advancement
With these tips, you can be sure opportunities and great things come your way.
Save the drama and focus on the bigger picture
Three reasons blasting every little detail about your relationship on social media can taint your…
Throw pause out the window and run, full force, into success
As we move into the new year, it’s good to think of your plans for…
Subway Time will figure out when your next train is coming
MTA announced on Friday a smartphone app that will provide train-arrival times on seven of…
Four ways parents can teach importance of the grind to children
Rapper T.I. and savvy wife, Tiny, ensure the Harris family is into the grind, showing…
Whether you have the iPad 4 or the now extinct iPad 3, see which apps suit you best
The best iPad apps of 2012.
These communication skills will ensure you advance
Use these skills to ensure your voice is heard and you get exactly what you…
Make emerald part of the new, fashionably forward you
As you usher out the old and move in the new, be sure you keep…
The company will roll out “social features”
Netflix to introduce “social features” for U.S. users in 2013.
Owner didn’t want black employees in public view
Manager allegedly said “customers would not want to see an African-American working in the front…
Eric Jerome Dickey breaks down his love for books and his thoughts on financial responsibility.
Eric Jerome Dickey breaks down his novels and talks words, wisdom and wealth
Will they ever learn that the government doesn't play when it comes to its money?
Taking a page out of the Wesley Snipes playbook, not-so-fat-anymore rapper Fat Joe has pled…
Congolese entrepreneur brings the “for us, by us” model to technology
Tech startup VMK, the brainchild of Congolese inventor Verone Mankou, is offering sleek mobile devices…
Digital Sisterhood announced the 2012 Digital Sisters of the Year. The Digital Sisterhood 100 is…
Resting on your laurels won't get you to the next level
When it comes to getting that promotion, some quips from mom and dad can work…
Millennial entrepreneur Farrah Gray shares how to overcome fear
Farrah Gray, a 28-year-old entrepreneur and author shares insights on what led him to see…
Take a cue from these personalities on how you can step your game up
While many stars constantly lash out, these celebrities keep it cool and remain professional. Here…
Even stars have to pay off their debts.
Terrence Howard better pay his credit card bill to American Express or else.
The popular Small Business Expo is the landmark tradeshow
Will it be coming to your city?
Industry leader talks going from retail snub to fashion brand giant
J. Alexander Martin is still on the scene and still making it happen!
Tips for getting asked back again and again
Take these steps to ensure your holiday career “audition” as a temp worker ends with…
Taraji P. Henson, Evelyn Lozada and many more have gone nude for PETA.
Famous people of color rock with PETA too.
See which products won't make it into 2013
Take a look at 10 products that have disappeared from store shelves in the last…
To professionally succeed, you must take time to appreciate life, love, and family
Stow away those laptops, put the BlackBerrys and iPhones on silent and be thankful for…
These key moments should push your desire to hustle harder in 2013
Here’s a snapshot of celebrity boss moves that should inspire you to hustle harder in…
The American Small Business League fears Obama is going phase out the SBA.
Obama will use the Fiscal Cliff crisis to dissolve the Small Business Association, says the…
Brandy breaks down the business of stardom from childhood to adulthood.
Brandy talks financial responsibility, staying grounded and how not to let this industry go to…
A leaked Internal memo encourages staying open on Dec 25.
Hoping to duplicate record sales on Thanksgiving, McDonald’s wants stores to open on Christmas
Famed mayor uses video-sharing platform to discuss possible run for Senate
Cory Booker announced on YouTube yesterday that he would complete his second term as mayor…
From Dr. Dre to Will.i.am, to LL Cool J, celebrity tech deals seemed to be…
Adding these to the curriculum would give students a leg up
These are offerings that all colleges/universities should provide to ensure their students are beyond prepared…
Music star Ne-Yo recently sat down with us to provide us with some of his insights on becoming and staying successful.
One of the things that attracted Ne-Yo to the position was the focus on artist…
Avid gamer starts #OSCeasefire movement
Antwand Pearman has launched #OSCeasefire, which will take place on Dec. 21, a movement inciting…
These steps will lead you to become one of the who's who in your industry
Use these steps to ensure you’re visible and in a position to advance in your…
Imagine how much a mention from Oprah would change your business.
Wisconsin bakery lands on Oprah’s “Favorite Things” list.
CNNMoney investigation shows majority of top 50 most-funded projects are running behind with delivery
In an investigative report, CNNMoney looked at the top 50 most-funded projects on Kickstarter and…
We see celebrity endorsements all the time for make-up, cars, face cleanser and the like. But what about the products they should REALLY be endorsing?
We see celebrity endorsements all the time for make-up, cars, face cleanser and the like.…
Social lessons learned from national tragedies such as the Sandy Hook shooting
In wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, see what brands can learn about implementing an…
Customers should be receiving refunds from now until March
You could be in line for a refund from your credit card company.
Young innovators are ensuring our youth have fair chance at advancement
These young leaders are passionate about making the playing field that much more equal for…
Citing mounting public pressure, firm takes stand on gun control.
Cerberus Capital called the shooting a “watershed event that has raised the national debate on…
New ratings that measure conversation on Twitter to begin next fall
Nielsen announced on Monday that it was partnering with popular microblogging site Twitter to publish…
Don’t let the process and stress drive you up the wall
You don’t have to be overwhelmed with trying to find your next gig. Here are…
Our financial expert says it's worth taking a look at franchising from another perspective
Want to start a franchise? It may not be necessary to reinvent the wheel.
Customers are concerned about possible restrictions on gun ownership.
Store owners see sales increase due to tragedy and fear of new gun laws.
Tech company releases its seventh annual “5 in 5” report
IBM released its annual “5 in 5” report on Monday, highlighting what’s next in computer…
Steps to help you and your office peer cope
When a coworker has experienced a loss, it can be a difficult time in the…
Do you think the iPad Mini needs a better screen?
Sources in Taiwan say they know what the next generation of iPad mini will look…
Selfish networking will ensure you make few quality connections
As a professional, you can use social media engagement as a tool to build relationships…
Blogging platform unveils new option for small biz owners
Wordpress.com Enterprise gives users unlimited traffic, bandwidth and storage for $500 a month.
Study finds Seattle residents on mobile devices aren’t looking twice when venturing across the street
A recent study of pedestrians in Seattle, Washington found that nearly one in three people…
Organization seeks to build viable professional network
Picture this: A room full of educated black women with MBAs from top tier schools…
Soloman Nnanna helps provide elite experiences for clients and millennials
Infusing culture and a passion for expanding experiences for 20-somethings, this Royalty Life Group executive…
Savings bonds have gone digital, much to the chagrin of grandparents
How will this change the system?
Electronics giant targets Black families in new commercial
South Korean-based electronics company Samsung features African-American family in new commercial.
The fiscal cliff has scared some to giving away fortunes
Could this trend prove prudent?