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DC

This D.C. Clothing Brand Celebrates ‘Chocolate City’

Bailiwick Clothing lends voice to the gentrification conversation

The District of Columbia (D.C.) was the first major American city to achieve a black…

By Jared Brown

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Facebook

5 Reasons Your Business Shouldn’t Be on Facebook

From a limited reach to a lack of results, here’s why your brand is better off without Facebook in its marketing strategy

Facebook is heralded as the social media platform to help you reach the people who…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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franchises

New Opportunities In Retail, Pop-Up Shops, and Franchises

Chocolate Moonshine Co. offers a sweet deal for entrepreneurs

Anyone who is fond of chocolate and has a passion for running a business might…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Prince

Lessons From BET Awards Prince Tribute on Making Good on Your Promises

Delivering on your promises will gain you trust and land you more business

The BET Awards Prince tribute is an example of making good on a promise. When…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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technology

Eighty Percent of Business Owners Use This Type Of Technology To Stay Ahead, Do You?

Popular business technology such as mobile tools and the cloud can help grow customers and sales

By Carolyn M. Brown

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customer

How to Convert Customer Complaints Into Compliments About Your Business

SociallyBuzz’s Andre Kay knows it’s the response time that’s key

It doesn’t matter the customer is rude or right, the Internet has given consumers more…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business Name

Need to Change Your Business Name? Here’s the Right Way to Do It

Considering changing your company's name? These insights can help you save both time and money

My entrepreneurial story should sound familiar to anyone who’s thought about launching their own business.…

By Black Enterprise

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business

How the Reverse Opt-In Can Help You Build Your Tribe Faster and Smarter

Here's how you can leverage reverse opt-in to optimize email campaigns

Have you ever looked at what everyone else in online business is doing and thought there must…

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Startups

What Startups Can Learn About Marketing From the Food and Beverage Industry

Four tips from the food and beverage industry startups can use to launch a successful marketing campaign

Whether you’re trying to transform transportation in the tech industry or sling a new cocktail…

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muhlenberg college

How to Make Project Deadlines Less Daunting

Here's how to be proactive and productive while working towards impending deadlines

A goal without any kind of timeline can be endlessly postponed.
Sometimes circumstances, such as a…

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Technology Team

4 Ways to Support Your Technology Team as You Scale

How to fulfill the needs of all members of your tech team

Offering choice is also great for your organization.

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New Team

4 Things You Can’t Forget When Bringing on a New Team Member

How to effectively train and on-board new hires

When your company is growing like a weed, it’s difficult to think about anything besides…

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Robert F. Smith

African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

The BE 100s CEO to assist with the prestigious concert stage’s outreach efforts

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

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manager

Are You a ‘Musher’ Manager? Here’s Why That’s Not a Good Leadership Model

Why the best leaders get off their sleds and push, as opposed to merely barking orders at their team

It’s early Monday morning and Simon, president of eLearning Mind, is sitting amongst darkened computer…

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Venture Capitalists

Learning From Your Investors: Tips From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

Steve Ufford, founder and CEO of Trulioo, shares tips on how entrepreneurs can win over investors

There were more than 12,000 financial technology startups worldwide at the end of 2014, according…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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Startups

New Loan Resource For Entrepreneurs of Color

Venturize platform gives small business owners access to trustworthy loan information

Helping women and minority entrepreneurs compare financing options and borrow with confidence without worrying about…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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