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4 Lessons Online Businesses Can Learn From Brick-and-Mortar Shops

Business practices that transcend platform

Only a real novice will ignore the experience of the experienced. Taking time to look…

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Restaurateur Brad Johnson’s Recipe For Success

The second-generation restaurant owner has opened foodie hot spots from coast to coast

Brad Johnson has come a long way since his teenage days working as a busboy…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Cloud Bakery Owner Aundrea Lacy In Silicon Valley 20 Years

The Luvs Brownies founder is inspiring young entrepreneurs

Come 2016, Luvs Brownies Founder and CEO Aundrea Lacy will celebrate 20 years in the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[TechConneXt Summit] Test, Test, Test Your Way to Tech Startup Success

Our panel of experts says it's the secret to turning your good idea into a good business

Panelists Charley Moore, founder and CEO of Rocket Lawyer; Amber Senter, a cannabis marketing consultant;…

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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Creating an App For Your Small Business

Here’s what you need to know before investing time and money

Kuty Shalev, founder of Clevertech, gives entrepreneurs five questions they should ask themselves before investing…

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Ahmad Islam, Co-founder and Partner, CommonGroundMGS

Co-Founder of CommongroundMGS Talks Navigating a Career in Advertising and Marketing

Ahmad Islam shares game-changing business advice and lessons learned

I would tell my younger self to prepare for an incredible journey. And I’d also…

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Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Criminals

It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month and time to take small business data breaches seriously

It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Here are seven tips to protect yourself from cyber…

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6 Questions to Ask Before Saying ‘I Do’ to a Business Partner

Here’s what you need to consider when choosing a co-founder

Here’s what you need to know when choosing a partner or co-founder to help run…

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4 Motivational Takeaways From Speaker Hall of Famer Willie Jolley

The renowned motivational speaker offers words of encouragement to businessmen and women

Before making that miraculous move, he asked himself four questions: What’s the best that could…

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The Best and Worst Rated Federal Agencies For Minority Contracting

Office of Minority and Women Inclusion reveals performance opportunities

The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion reveals performance opportunities for minority-owned firms.

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Access to Working Capital Is the Top Priority For Business Owners

An American Express Open survey reveals small businesses worry about cashflow

For new businesses, especially those that are minority-owned, having access to working capital—which is used…

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[TechConneXt Summit] Silicon Valley Billionaire Tim Draper Talks Investing In Millennials at BE TechConneXt

The venture capitalist discusses his reality TV show for millennial entrepreneurs

Tech Venture Capitalist Tim Draper discusses his reality television series, Startup U, for millennial entrepreneurs.

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8 Ways to Get Free Publicity For Your Small Business or Startup

Good publicity may be more effective in generating sales than good advertising

Good publicity may be more effective in generating sales than good advertising. Try these eight…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Blendoor Wins National Black MBA’s Innovation Whiteboard Challenge

Stephanie Lampkin’s mobile application wins the top $10,000 prize

Stephanie Lampkin, founder and CEO of mobile job matching application Blendoor, is the 2015 National…

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The Key to Setting Your Business Apart From the Competition

To stand out in today’s marketplace, every business needs a “unique selling proposition"

To stand out in today’s marketplace, every business needs a “Unique Selling Proposition.”

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5 Key Ingredients of a Successful Advertising Campaign

The building blocks of an effective advertising campaign

The building blocks of an effective advertising campaign.

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[WATCH] Fem-Advertising: 3 Campaigns Empowering and Inspiring Women

Fem-advertising campaigns humanize brands, boost sales, and inspire women around the world

Fem-advertising campaigns humanize brands, boost sales, and champion women around the world.

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Thousands of MBAs Gather at NBMBAA Conference

The 37th annual event for black MBAs was a success

The National Black MBA Association (NMBAA) wrapped up their 37th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

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Minding Her Own Business: Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, Talks About Making It In the Haircare Industry

She shares four challenges many businesses need to overcome

Celeb Hairstylist, Aisha Ogletree, talks making it in the haircare industry.

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Wells Fargo Invests $1.2 Million to Fuel Black, Hispanic, Asian, and LGBT Chambers of Commerce

The multinational bank extends ongoing commitment to help minority-owned small businesses

Multinational bank Wells Fargo extends it commitment to help minority-owned business through grant and leadership…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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