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6 Tried and True Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Your marketing strategy drives your company's success

Periscope is a new mobile app that allows you to livestream video right from your…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Cultivate Emotional Intelligence

Think business smarts is all you need to succeed as an entrepreneur? Think again.

Emotional blind spots impair perception, especially during interpersonal interactions. Cultivating a better understanding of emotions,…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Restaurateur Brad Johnson’s Recipe For Success

The second-generation restaurant owner has opened foodie hot spots from coast to coast

Brad Johnson has come a long way since his teenage days working as a busboy…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Key to Setting Your Business Apart From the Competition

To stand out in today’s marketplace, every business needs a “unique selling proposition"

To stand out in today’s marketplace, every business needs a “Unique Selling Proposition.”

By Kandia Johnson

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Minding Her Own Business: Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, Talks About Making It In the Haircare Industry

She shares four challenges many businesses need to overcome

Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, talks making it in the haircare industry.

By Roz A Gee

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DJ Princess Cut Talks Growing Her Brand as a Celebrity DJ

Finding success in a male-dominated industry

Princess Cut was asked to join Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Life You Want Tour’ last year, in…

By Chanel Martin

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Cool Jobs: How One Young Designer is Charting Her Own Path in the Fashion Industry

Jesstia Usher talks the business behind her clothing line, Eyanatia

Fashion Designer Jesstia Usher talks getting her start in fashion and the highs and lows…

By Courtney Connley

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6 Reasons All Business Owners Should Register Trademarks

A trademark is an important tool in protecting your intellectual property

A trademark is an important tool in protecting the intellectual property of business owners.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Groups Offer Black Women $1,000 To Become Angel Investors

Pipeline Fellowship enlists Black MBA Women and BEVisible to help with recruitment

Since the launch of Pipeline Fellowship in April 2011, the percentage of women angel investors…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Birth of a Brand: Several Factors Go Into Creating a Strong One

Like raising a child, a brand must be continually nurtured

In the business world, your brand is your personality, your identity, and the relationship that…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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Jembere Eyewear Owner Shares 5 Business Lessons Learned

Entrepreneur, Abaynesh Jembere shares her business lessons learned with budding small business owners

Jembere Eyewear owner, Abaynesh Jembere, shares 5 business lessons learned with bugging entrepreneurs.

By Brittany Dandy

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On-Campus Smoothie Truck Business on Track for $1 Million

Keon Davis shares four pieces of advice to aspiring entrepreneurs

How one entrepreneur is cashing in on the tastebuds of college students, with an innovative…

By Gwen Jimmere

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SBA Awards $4.4 Million To Business Accelerators

Groups helping minority start-ups among winners of annual growth accelerator fund competition

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the winners of the second annual Growth Accelerator…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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3 Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask Their Accountant

The answers will help you become a better business owner

No matter how big or small your company may be, here are three ways to…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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5 Tech Tips for Startup Success

Tech CEO Nichelle McCall gives advice to budding tech entrepreneurs

Tech CEO Nichelle McCall, of Bold Guidance, offers five tech tips for start-up success

By Brittany Dandy

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How to Score a Meeting With Top Investors

Here are 5 steps you can take to land that all important meeting to raise capital for your business

Here are seven steps you can take to land that all important meeting with investors…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Reality TV Pitch Competition For Entrepreneurs

FOX network's Shark Tank-esque show lets entrepreneurs compete for the chance to win $10,000

Produced by Inez Kelley of Kelley Media Marketing, Final Pitch, with its Shark Tank-esque…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Program Recognizing Outstanding Achievements of Minority Entrepreneurs, Individuals, Organizations

New Program Helps Social Entrepreneurs Grow

Innovative organizations incorporate big company skills and knowledge

A new program is underway to help selected entrepreneurs incorporate big company skills and knowledge…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Black Woman-Owned Wine Company Launches Campaign

Gwen Hurt hopes to raise $50,000 for expansion in US and Asia

Winemaker Gwen Hurt hopes to raise $50,000, for expansion in US and Asia, by launching…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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11 Ideas for Finding a Mentor for Your Startup

A mentor is invaluable for budding entrepreneurs if you know how to find the right one

A mentor is invaluable for budding entrepreneurs if you know how and where to find…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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