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Pep Talk: Multitasking to Achieve Your Goals

How to manage your daily life while starting a business

I’ve always dreamed of opening a clothing boutique. With low overheard, I’ve launched it online.…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Healthcare Reform Summit Yields Little Consensus

Obama challenges lawmakers to finalize legislation in six weeks or less

Thursday’s healthcare reform summit was, in many ways, a last-ditch opportunity for President Barack Obama…

By Joyce Jones

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Positioning Yourself for an Opportunity

15 proven small-business action items to take advantage of the weak economy

With high unemployment, now is the time to position yourself as an authority in your…

By Karen Taylor Bass

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One For All

With strategic partnering, entrepreneurs hunker down together

In November 2008 Jenkins invited a group of designers that are regularly carried in The…

By Ayana Dixon

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Will Ford Profit in 2010?

Automaker looks to fuel efficiency, black consumers for the new year

While Ford stands alone as the only American automaker that didn’t solicit bailout money from…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Savvy Solutions: Social Media Marketing 101

Doing more online and off to attract customers

To promote my character entertainment business I use a Website and MySpace account, and I…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Is Your Brand Bold, Beautiful, & Determined?

It may be trite but it is very true: First impressions are everything

How do you create the perfect brand – in life and in business? Branding is…

By Karen Taylor Bass

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USDA, Black Farmers Reach Settlement

Government to pay $1.25 billion in restitution

The USDA announced that it will pay $1.25 billion to settle claims from black farmers…

By Joyce Jones

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Preparing for Startup Success

The right education, experience can be vital to your longevity

While it’s clear that amassing education and experience is helpful, there’s no right way to…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Blueprint for Success

Having a winning 'business' game plan

This year is a chance to be better, smarter, prouder, stronger, and take no mess.

By Dale Coachman

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CDFI Small Business Lending Program Finally a Go

With new terms, community banks are ready to start lending

The Treasury department announced last week that it will provide up to $1 billion in…

By Joyce Jones

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Mission to Beijing: From Dialogue To Partnership

Chinese and African American exchange program and Confucius Institute planned

More than 40 of black America’s best and brightest joined the National Urban League on…

By Dale Coachman

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Auto Dealers Expedite Repairs After Toyota Recall

Experts say setback won't have long-term effect on automaker

Last week Toyota announced the recall of some of its most popular vehicles. The recall,…

By Cliff Hocker

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SBA Works to Strengthen Its 8(a) Program

Proposals set to open up access to more businesses

The Small Business Administration has conducted a comprehensive review of its 8(a) program and will…

By Joyce Jones

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Mission to Beijing: Seeking Equal Opportunity in China

An exclusive inside look at the Urban League's effort to bring Chinese investment to African-American communities

The National Urban League’s 40 plus member delegation has embarked on a historic cultural and…

By Dale Coachman

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Savvy Solutions: How to Get Paid as a Consultant

Establishing (and sticking to) a pricing strategy is key

I presented a marketing proposal to a company where I formerly interned. We are into…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Building Security for Business Success

Savvy CEO tells how to get the most out of your business

Mary Parker, president and CEO of All(n)1 Security, grew her company from one woman at…

By Maya Payne Smart

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Savvy Solutions: When It’s A Good Idea to Self-Publish

Great resources for aspiring book authors

I’ve been trying to print a children’s book. I don’t want to do the traditional…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Accelerated Assistance

Business incubators step in where start ups fall short

For a start up, the first few years of life are most critical. It’s a…

By Margarette Burnette

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From One Company to Another

Catapult to the next level with profitable business-to-business relationships

When sisters Eve Lane and Holly Lane-Mixon launched Zebra Lane on a shoestring budget in…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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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…

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