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branding

Branding Strategist and New Author Offers Insight on How to Intensify Your Company Brand

Author Courtney Rhodes discusses why it’s important for black entrepreneurs to have a branding strategy…

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bee-coming

“Bee-Coming Your Brand University” is Educating Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs

The Bee Agency launches "Bee-Coming Your Brand University" to educate young professionals and entrepreneurs

Black Enterprise got a chance to sit down with Brittni Brown and learn why the…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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Cuffed Design

‘On the Road With Shark Tank’ Talks Business With Cuffed Design

Principals for the leather fashion accessories product company share tips and lessons learned

On the Road with Shark Tank catches up with Cuffed Design to discuss business development,…

By Brandon Andrews

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Sassy Secret

Good Extensions & Female Entrepreneurship is a Sassy Secret

Building a brand takes a lot of heart, hustle, and passion

Sassy Secret CEO & Founder, Tate Arnonee, talks about her product, advice for other entrepreneurs,…

By Regan Farley

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Dana Hill

This ‘Queen Boss’ Reigns in the Beauty Box Biz

Award-winning beauty expert and 'Queen Boss' contestant Dana Hill discusses her company COCOTIQUE, a deluxe beauty box subscription company for women of color

Dana Hill is an award-winning expert in the beauty industry. She is the founder of…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Courtney Rashon

Beauty Expert Courtney Rashon on the Business of Beauty

Courtney Rashon is a beauty expert, makeup artist, and the sister of hip hop producer Timbaland

Courtney Rashon opens up about her book, passion for beauty, the evolution of the beauty…

By Selena Hill

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Andrea Fairweather

Celebrity Makeup Artist Andrea Fairweather on Her Journey in Beauty and Business

In addition to being an award-winning makeup artist, this entrepreneur created the first mobile beauty service business

Read more about Andrea Fairweather, an award-winning celebrity makeup artist who has created makeovers for…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Small Business Awards

Enter the Black Enterprise Small Business Awards and Elevator Pitch Competition Now!

Be honored for your business or win cash for your elevator pitch

All small business owners and entrepreneurs of color should not miss out on the opportunity…

By Selena Hill

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Quad Webb-Lunceford

Reality Star Quad Webb-Lunceford is More Than a Doctor’s Wife

'Married to Medicine' star Quad Webb-Lunceford discusses her business endeavors and goals for the future

The “Married to Medicine’ reality star opened up to Black Enterprise about her business endeavors…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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Black Entrepreneurs

Thank You, Black Entrepreneurs

It’s imperative to remember those who have encouraged us to step out on faith and begin this journey of entrepreneurship

Dear Black Entrepreneurs: This world could never produce enough words to express how important your…

By Cameka Smith

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Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI Scores Diverse Small Businesses for NFL Contracts

Over 300 Houston enterprises to conduct business during big game festivities

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons are preparing to face off in Super…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Rasheeda

From Love & Hip-Hop to CEO: Rasheeda on Building a Brand Using Reality TV

Music artist and entrepreneur gives advice on using your platform to build a business empire

Although Rasheeda was a recording artist before joining the cast of Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta,…

By The Hip-Hop Socialite

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marketing tactics

3 Marketing Tactics You Can Learn From Trump’s White House Win

Love him or hate him, we can all learn from the principles Trump employed to win the White House

Whether you love or loathe the president, we should not overlook the effective marketing tactics…

By Sherron Washington

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cut buddy

Inventing Out of Necessity, ‘The Cut Buddy’ Shakes Up the Barber Industry

How a low-tech invention propelled this entrepreneur to success

The Cut Buddy product was officially launched in January 2016. Three months later, after…

By Chanel Martin

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Akida Mashaka

Black Restaurateur Spotlight: Akida Mashaka, Co-founder of Hyperion Public

This entrepreneur is establishing himself as an eatery titan

Akida Mashaka, co-founder/CEO of two Hyperion Public restaurants in LA, spoke to BE about the…

By Aniesia Williams

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Books

5 Books to Keep From Failing in Business During 2017

Turn your New Year's resolution ideas for 2017 into an actionable plan, with these five insightful must-reads

The New Year is upon us. For many people that means a set of resolutions…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Detroit housing

JPMorgan Chase Invests Over $1 Million in Detroit Housing Project

Building to include residential units and commercial spaces to support local small businesses

Detroit housing gets a $1.35 million renovation thanks to JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Capital…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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perks

#BE30DayChallenge Week 3: Offer Great Perks at Reasonable Cost

The benefit of offering perks via your crowdfunding campaign

You need to pull all stops running a crowdfunding campaign. In part 1 of this…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Networks

Comcast Launches Two More Black Networks, Joining REVOLT and ASPiRE

Comcast seeks applications from black, independently owned and operated networks

Two more black networks could join REVOLT and ASPiRE. Comcast Cable has announced the company…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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gift guide

#BuyBlack: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the Fly Professional

Keeping it trendy by keeping it in the community.

Check out this epic gift guide featuring some of the coolest products for the young,…

By Safon Floyd

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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