Small Business Archives - Page 177 of 205 - Black Enterprise

Small Business

The Entrepreneur in You

Before becoming a business owner, you have to think like one

There are no easy short-cuts to successful, sustainable entrepreneurship: being your own boss takes lots…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

40 Best Companies For Diversity: They Want YOU!

The organizations on our list know that hiring diverse employees and leveraging differences sharpen their competitive edge.

Regaining its footing after one of the worst economic downturns in our nation’s history, corporate…

By Sonia Alleyne

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Social Media: Things That Make you Go “Oops!”

Our experts offer these tips for getting the most out of your digital media tools.

Don’t be these people: The Joiner who hops on every social network with no clear…

By Dale Coachman

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Cyberwise: How Can I Manage My Time Better?

Digital tools to help you keep your life in order

I have a difficult time managing my schedule and tasks. What are some really good…

By Dale Coachman

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Three Tips for Personalizing Your Brand

Make sure your image matches both you and your business

Wendi Levy and Kim Etheredge turned their struggle to find haircare products that suited biracial…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Marketing in the Digital World

Here�s how to craft a smart online strategy

For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, the term “social media” conjures up the image…

By Dale Coachman

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Obama Urges Congress to Pass Aid for Small Businesses

During bipartisan meeting, Obama addressed oil spill and financial regulation

President Barack Obama urged lawmakers Thursday to pass legislation to help small business get loans…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

Posted: Tags: , ,

10 Tips for Writing a Winning E-Book

Use these quick and easy steps to get published

With the advent of technology – we crave information immediately, passionately and succinctly. An electronic…

By Karen Taylor Bass

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Cutting Edge: Summer Side Hustles

From cold water to "Passion Parties," a few easy ways to bring in extra money when the heat is on

Here are some quick, down and dirty ways to add additional revenue to your personal…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Adding Diversity Into the Equation

Minority chemists face barriers in the pipeline between academia and the workplace

Less than a year after Teri Quinn Gray began working as a research manager for…

By Brittany Hutson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Funding Your Green Business

Position yourself to be considered for venture capital

Carolyn L. Green is co-founder and managing partner of EnerGreen Capital Management, a Radnor, Pennsylvania-based…

By Maya Payne Smart

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

How-To: Effective Marketing on Twitter

Four strategies to grow your business

A recent study on Twitter usage by Edison Research shows that African Americans make up…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Senate panel fast-tracks Johns' SBA nomination; Congress reconciles reform bills

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship voted unanimously on Thursday to move the…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Keep in Mind

Three considerations for entrepreneurs looking to tap into the South African economy

Craig Allen, senior commercial officer for the U.S. Embassy, commercial section, offers tips for American…

By Tennille M. Robinson

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Pick Your Partner

Three ways to identify charitable organizations to partner with to help drive business

Small businesses can partner with charitable organizations and/or causes to create win-win relationships. Donating a…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,

Building Open Minds

Garage door entrepreneurs stress education as a marketing tool

“People don’t realize that a garage door can improve the aesthetics of a home and…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

Cyberwise: Live-Streaming Advice

Adding a new dimension to an event planning business.

I have a small events planning business and would like to do some events that…

By Dale Coachman

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

PHOTO GALLERY: Tiny Tech Tools for Traveling

Traveling for business or pleasure? These tools will help you take a load off

April might have been the “cruelest month” for poet T.S. Eliot, but when it comes…

By Dale Coachman

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

Savvy Solutions: Starting A Record Company

You can sign artists and put out your own music, but you can't do it alone

It isn’t impossible to put out signed artists or your own music. You just can’t…

By Tennille M. Robinson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Doing Business In … South Africa

Be aware of the risks and rewards this country offers

About 9,000 miles from American shores, Georgia native Mary L. Harris calls the shots. As…

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,

How To

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…

Read More »
paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

Read More »