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Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property

Every business has vital information that should be protected from the hands of competition

Every business has vital information that should be protected from the hands of competition, whether…

By Margarette Burnette

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FDIC Seeks Insurance Increase

Move could help instill confidence in banking system

The Federal Deposit Corporation approached Congress this afternoon about increasing the federal deposit insurance limit…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Surviving Tight Credit

Main Street businesses feel crunch of Wall Street collapse

With a $700 billion Wall Street bailout deal rejected in the House, one of the…

By Cliff Hocker

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Unique Franchises: Household Names Begin Here

Options still abound if your options out of reach

Finding a profitable franchise can be as simple as looking at world trends and asking…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Finding the Right Franchise

A successful venture depends more on you then your money

In 2002, Desmond Stanback of Bear, Delaware, was frustrated with the corporate environment. As…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Understanding What Your Company is Worth

Even if you aren't selling, it's important to know your firm's value

It’s important to know what your company is worth, even if you aren’t planning to…

By Margarette Burnette

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Small Business on Capitol Hill

Senate committee addresses hurdles faced by underserved entrepreneurs

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who chairs the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, held…

By Joyce Jones

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Banking News Roils Markets

Dismal financial outlook predicted in perception of U.S.

Before the end of the trade today, the announcements made by the two storied banks,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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HBCU to Get $18 Million Research Center Grant

North Carolina A&T first black school to lead such a project

North Carolina A&T State University will receive $18 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF)…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Burrell Inks Deal with American Airlines

Black-owned advertising agency takes marketing to the skies

American Airlines announced today that it has inked a deal with African American-owned advertising firm…

By Renita Burns

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To Franchise or Not to Franchise

Is your business ready to take the next step?

Today’s tough economic environment has created heightened interest in an alternative to traditional small business…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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How to Integrate your Website with Traditional Advertising

One of the most popular buzz words in the advertising field right now is "integration"

One of the most popular buzz words in the advertising field right now is “integration,”…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Guide to Franchising

Navigate the process using these steps

According to the International Franchise Association (IFA), there are more than 900,000 franchised businesses representing…

By Wendy Harris

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Hurricane Gustav Downgraded to Tropical Depression

Hurricane downgraded to a tropical depression

Images of the calamity of Hurricane Katrina replayed in the minds of the public as…

By Renita Burns

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B.E.’s Most Affordable Franchises 2008

Black Enterprise's best franchising opportunities for African Americans.

Each year, BLACK ENTERPRISE identifies the best franchising opportunities for African Americans. This year, to…

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SBA Implements Revised Loan Processing Procedures

Are lenders ready for the revised SOP 50-10?

The relationship between the Small Business Association (SBA) and small business lenders has reached a…

By Black Enterprise

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Teenpreneur Battles Snoop Dogg for Brand Name

Rapper says SnoopTunes technology inventor must change moniker

Kristyn Heath, CEO of Passive Devices and BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2008 Teenpreneur of the Year, is…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Film Festival Marketing

Strategies for connecting with executives, movie houses

Film festival fever is in the air. This week the 12th annual American Black Film…

By George Alexander

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Russert's Successor is Newsweek Veteran

When Mark Whitaker was selected earlier this week to head NBC News’s Washington Bureau, a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Change May Be Brewing

Belgian company takes over Anheuser-Busch

The Budweiser and Bud Light family of beer have a new home with the $52…

By Cliff Hocker

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How To

Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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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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