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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Company Pays Women Equally

Here's what you can do to ensure your company is offering fair pay and opportunities for women

The pay gap is even greater for African-American and Latina women, with African-American women earning…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Brand Ambassadors Are A Must Have For Every Entrepreneur

Here are the best ways to secure brand ambassadors to push your product or service

Establishing your small business brand is essential. As an owner, do you have an army…

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Are You Doing The Right Thing With Your Tax Refund?

For savvy professionals, tax season means getting creative with how to use your tax refund check

What should you do with that tax refund once you get it? The left side…

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Accounting Mistakes Entrepreneurs Must Avoid To Succeed, Are You Guilty of the Top 5?

Don't let poor money management kill your chances for business success

Don’t let these top five common accounting mistakes kill your business and ruin your chances…

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These 10 Smart Twitter Accounts Can Change Your Life

The key to dynamic resources, inspiration, and events are one 'follow' away

If you’re just a young entrepreneur making that dream a reality, follow these 10 startup…

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Black Entrepreneurs In NYC: Private Shark Tank Casting Call In New York Underway

Minority and women-owned startups need to get their “pitch” on for a chance to secure millions

A private NYC Casting Call event for ABC’s Shark Tank it taking place on April…

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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs To Grab These Unique Opportunities

Forging your own specific path is a vital step in becoming a successful entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur means you are able to identify opportunities at the right time and…

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Co-Working Spaces Can Kill Productivity, But…

The upsides and downsides of sharing a work space

There are several benefits of co-working spaces, but these don’t come minus a few drawbracks.…

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This Baltimore Startup Is Part of Dreamit Accelerator’s New EdTech Cohort

Entering an accelerator is helping these black founders and other startups thrive and survive longer than nonaccelerated firms

Entering an accelerator makes a lot of sense for startup founders. The survival rates of…

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National Minority Supplier Development Council Honors Diversity Leaders

Council recognizes diversity leaders for positive impact on companies

On Wednesday, May 18th, the 2016 National Minority Supplier Development Council Leadership Awards will recognize…

By Safon Floyd

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Entrepreneurs Summit: Meet The Sisterhood of Angel Investors

Learn how Simone Castillo is helping to fund women-owned businesses

it wasn’t until Castillo attended the White House Women Economic Summit in New York in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tax Return Filers Beware of Fraud Among Liberty Tax Service Preparers

A string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the country

Find out why a string of Liberty Tax franchises have been shut down across the…

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6 Effective Marketing Tactics to Borrow From Big Businesses

Even without a big budget, it’s still possible to have a strong marketing strategy

Established businesses have one obvious advantage over their younger counterparts: Deep pockets. Here are six…

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5 Fast Ways To Get Your Customer Referrals

Here's how to get customers to refer their friends and family to use your service or product

Word of mouth is still one of the greatest marketing tools in business. Whether it…

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“Boss” Cameka Smith Talks Making Social Media Work for You

The successful entrepreneur offers strategies and solutions to leverage your social media presence

Learn how to utilize social media to take your business to the next level.

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Miss Jessie’s Miko Branch Lights Up Twitter Chat

7 valuable lessons learned from Miko Branch during the #BESummit Twitter Chat

Miss Jessie’s co-founder and CEO Miko Branch opened up about lessons she learned along with…

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Why Lazy Employees Are the Biggest Asset to Your Business

Frequently, it’s the lazy employees who will push your company to develop more efficient systems and processes

Being a workaholic is overrated. It’s stressful, time-consuming, and completely unnecessary.

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How To Avoid These 5 Spending Mistakes In Business

If you don't want your business to fail, avoid these common spending mistakes

If you don’t want your company to fail, avoid these common spending mistakes in business.

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9-5 and 6-10: How to Find Work-Work Balance

How an entrepreneur successfully pursues all her goals at once (Part 4)

We’ve reached to those who are successfully maintaining work/work balance to offer you tips that…

By Safon Floyd

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The Pros and Cons of Owning a Franchise

Should you or should you not let others do the work for you?

Find out why you should, or perhaps you shouldn’t, take on a franchise as your…

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hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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