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5 Excuses Entrepreneurs Use That Derail Their Businesses

Are these common myths keeping you from starting your dream business?

Realize that there is never a right time to strike out on your own and…

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Location is Key: Amazon Books Opens Retail Store

The online retailer’s physical store hopes to enhance customer experience

This week Amazon opened its doors to the public. These aren’t metaphorical doors but real,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Ways to Revamp Your E-Commerce Brand

Create a one-of-a-kind consumer experience to set yourself apart from the competition

Here are five ways you can give your e-commerce brand a boost.

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Minority Business Development Agency Puts $7.7 Million Toward New Business Centers

New grants will spur innovation and collaboration

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency launched a search for prospective partners…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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13 Ways Shy or Introverted Entrepreneurs Can Network Like Naturals

Tips and techniques to make networking easier

Here’s how naturally shy or introverted entrepreneurs can step up their networking game.

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Ericka Winters Discusses Starting Up and Standing Out

This human hair retailer talks business strategy

Ericka Winters, a human hair retailer, talks business strategy.

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Black Businesses To Have More Access To Capital

SEC finally passes JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding, opening up a wider pool of investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3 to 1 to finally allow all non-accredited…

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PayPal Pays Out $1 Billion In Small Business Loans

Working Capital program helps those having trouble with traditional bank loans

PayPal loans have proven to be beneficial to small business owners who have had trouble…

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3 Skills Schools Should Be Teaching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

What skills are kids going to need 25 years from now?

In order to help a younger generation of entrepreneurs succeed, there are a few key…

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5 Tips for Running a Small Business From Anywhere

Apps and processes to help manage a virtual business

If you’re an entrepreneur operating a virtual company, having a location-independent lifestyle sounds good, but…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Pieces of Conventional Hiring Wisdom You Should Ignore

Your company culture will influence how you find employees

There are certain hiring practices that are better left ignored if you want to find…

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4 Brands Winning With Mobile Marketing Strategies

Brands getting big results from mobile marketing strategies

Brands getting big results from mobile marketing strategies.

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4 Crucial Factors for Successful Self-Employment

Tips for transitioning into entrepreneurship

The self-employment transition involves going from being an employee to learning how to manage it…

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’50 Billion Dollar Boss’ Authors Talk Diversity, Black Women Entrepreneurs and Success

Kathey Porter and Andrea Hoffman provide unique insight into being a businesswoman

With an impressive wheelhouse of expertise that includes small business development, Fortune 500 consulting, supplier…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How to Master the Art of the Follow-Up

Follow these steps to follow-up like a pro

A networking event is just the jumping-off point for starting a new professional relationship…

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4 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make When Starting a New Business

An honest look at setting out on your own

Nowadays, social media has given a lot of people a false sense of reality on…

By Kandia Johnson

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Morgan Stanley Shows Its Commitment to Helping Entrepreneurs Move Their Business Forward

Financial services firm hosts event to help business owners elevate their company's success

Morgan Stanley helps entrepreneurs elevate their business with a ‘Business FORWARD: Innovate and Connect’ event…

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Black Businesses Benefit From $30 Million in Lending With Help From JPMorgan Chase

High loan rejection rate leads to new capital access initiative

JPMorgan Chase and VEDC have teamed to launch The National African American Small Business Loan…

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3 Initial Steps to Raising a Seed Round

How one successful entrepreneur planned his search for startup capital

The most important step to raising your seed round is finding your first investor. This…

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6 Tried and True Marketing Tips for Your Small Business

Your marketing strategy drives your company's success

Periscope is a new mobile app that allows you to livestream video right from your…

By Kandia Johnson

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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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