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branding

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

Learn how to use branding, marketing, and social media concepts to leverage online and in-person brands to achieve career or business success

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

By Jeffrey McKinney

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sunk cost fallacy

Entrepreneurs—Don’t Make This Common Behavioral Mistake Like Everyone Else

You know how you'll wear those painful shoes just because they were expensive? There's a term for that

Avoid falling into the trap of sunk cost fallacy, which can lead to bad business…

By Samara Lynn

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zakiya larry

‘Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry Shares Essential Marketing Tips

The role of good marketing and branding for entrepreneurs cannot be overstated

In wake of the upcoming Entrepreneurs Summit, Zakiya Larry shared tips marketing, branding and money…

By Selena Hill

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deal

Seal the Deal with Four Proven Closing Techniques

This is how you close a deal

Communication is key when trying to make a sale. Learn four proven closing techniques and…

By Stephanie Chung

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Franchising

8 Industries That Lend Themselves to Franchising Well

What are some industries that currently lend themselves to franchising well? Why?

Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) talk about the industries that currently lend themselves…

By Selena Hill

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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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Shark Tank

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Founder and CEO of Legal Equalizer

Brandon Andrews talks business and social justice with the winner of the 2017 Values Partnerships SXSW Pitch Competition, Mbye Njie, founder and CEO of Legal Equalizer

On the Road with Shark Tank talks business and social justice with Legal Equalizer, winner…

By Brandon Andrews

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yeo

BE 7: Young Entrepreneurs Organization Executive Director, Ernest Ruffin, Jr.

This is a series where we ask seven questions to game-changing leaders in the nonprofit space

See how the Young Entrepreneurz Organization (YEO) is teaching 6-12th youth how to take their…

By Maryann Reid

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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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support

5 Ways Leaders Can Truly Support Their People

An investment in your team is an investment in the future of your business

This advice can be easily implemented into your company’s strategy to help you form an…

By Selena Hill

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office communication

Mastering the “Four Ps” of Office Communication

Don’t just wait for the next company meeting to keep your team informed

Good office communication flow boils down to what I call, the “four Ps” — portions,…

By Selena Hill

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freelancer

4 Ways to Grow Your Profits in 2017

Plan for business success with these tips

So as you prepare for the New Year, here are four things to do to…

By Black Enterprise

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stressed

5 Pick Me Ups for the Stressed Out Business Owner

The best way for an entrepreneur to relax

Such is the life of a business owner: It’s one heck of an emotional ride…

By Black Enterprise

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relic

Don’t Be a Relic: How to Maintain a Relevant Business

Adapt or fail

With emerging businesses developing each day, it’s imperative for entrepreneurs to maintain relevancy within their…

By Cameka Smith

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Co-Founder

6 Qualities to Look for in a Strong Co-Founder

Build a successful partnership by finding a co-founder who motivates you and who you motivate in return

There are certain qualities that co-founders need in order to make them right for the…

By Selena Hill

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stress

Suffering in Silence: The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma of Dealing with Stress

Entrepreneurship can be very an extremely stressful journey. Do these 5 things to manage the stress of running a business

Here’s how to manage the financial, emotional, and physical strains that can arise in your…

By Cameka Smith

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perfection

The Price of Perfection: The Cost of Being a BOSS

Perfection is often fear in disguise, and it keeps our brilliant talents from showing. But when you're a BOSS, you don’t need approval

Why do we, as women, work so hard at perfection? Are we afraid of failure!…

By Cameka Smith

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confidence

5 Steps to Rebuild Your Confidence and Get Stuff Done

Are you struggling to boost your energy and passion for life? Discover how to overcome confidence traps by building strong habits and routines

Successful entrepreneurs have learned how to use effective techniques to continuously build and rebuild confidence…

By Cameka Smith

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Franchise

Franchising a Satisfying and Popular Option for Women Entrepreneurs

Female franchisees find success and more

Most women are very pleased with running a franchise, according to the Franchise Business Review…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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wannabe

Are You an Entrepreneur or a Wannabe?

Here are three ways to tell if you're ready to be an entrepreneur

Do you really think that you are about that entrepreneur lifestyle? Here are 3 points…

By Cameka Smith

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How To

support

How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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