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Accelerated Assistance

Business incubators step in where start ups fall short

For a start up, the first few years of life are most critical. It’s a…

By Margarette Burnette

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Organize Your Life

Mobile apps help users keep it simple

Anyone using a smartphone already knows how great it is to have everything you want…

By David Hudson

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How to Capture the Eyes (and Wallets) of Web Users

Ten tips that will make your online content shine

To ensure that your Web videos reach their intended audience and keep viewers engaged, here…

By Bridget McCrea

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Cut Small Business Costs

Make ends meet without sacrificing profit

Today, Tricialee Riley, 35, applies the skills she learned managing MAC stores to her New…

By Maya Payne Smart

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Start Your Business on the Right Foot For 2010

Essential steps to protect your brand, ideas

Running your own business is an exciting but challenging prospect. In addition to wearing…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Reinvent Your Business

A first-hand account of a company’s rebirth

Randal D. Pinkett and Lawrence M. Hibbert watched their educational training firm MBS Educational Services…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Rev Up Your Startup

Get a little help from a business incubator

Here are five tips on how to find a reputable incubator that can give your…

By Brittany Hutson

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A View to a Killer Business Model

Gen2Media helps companies add video to Web 2.0 marketing strategies

In the last three years, Web 2.0 technologies have brought innovations to the entrepreneurial and…

By Dale Coachman

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Knowledge-Sharing is King

There is no question that social networking sites have begun to reshape the business landscape.…

By Dale Coachman

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BE Next 2010: Blazing a Path to Success

Meet the sophomore class changing the game

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with the 2010 BE Next subjects and talked about everything from their…

By Renita Burns

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Is Twitter a Fad or a Solid Business Tool?

Businesses large and small are all atwitter about Twitter, a free service that lets users…

By Sandra Beckwith

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Natural Born Hustler

Is entrepreneurship learned or innate?

Is entrepreneurship learned or innate? While working on a young entrepreneurs package slated to run…

By Renita Burns

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MEDWeek Kick-off Celebrates Business Achievement

White House reception underscores excellence, economic importance of minority-owned companies

The Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference, better know as MED Week and hosted by the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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My Beef With Black Business

Black-owned companies need to spend more money with black-owned media

Our businesses leave BE and other black media hanging. When Forbes, Business Week or The…

By Zachary Raynell Rinkins

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Spend Less Money on Your Startup Budget

Programs can help you stretch your business dollars

There are a plethora of organizations, universities, and companies that provide pro bono or professional…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Administration to Develop Action Plan for Minority Business

Minority entrepreneurs continue to be stymied by lack of financing as well as public and…

By Joyce Jones

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A Chat With a $100 Million Man

Ecopreneur talks Detroit, going green, and growing in a downturn

Calling all small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Visualize with me for a second.
Imagine finally getting out…

By Renita Burns

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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…

By Renita Burns

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What You Can Learn From the Wal-Mart Way

Business lessons from the nation's largest retailer

Black Enterprise Magazine Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle and Alfred Edmond Jr., editor-in-chief of BlackEnterprise.com, traveled…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Tell Us About Your Business

Information entrepreneurs should provide for a chance to be profiled in B.E.

Information entrepreneurs should provide for a chance to be profiled in Black Enterprise.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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