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Have Social Media Burnout? There Are 7 Apps For That!

If you are an entrepreneur sick of tending to your social media, there is help

Engaging with social media day in and day out can be time-consuming, distracting and downright…

By Kandia Johnson

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Millennial Accountant Offers Advice on Leaving Your Corporate Job and Starting a Business

"Don’t quit your day job if you can’t go a year or more without a paycheck"

Wilson has his own accounting practice, The WII Group, LLC. He shared his experience launching…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu

This Black-Owned Startup, and Others, are Raising Capital Via Equity Crowdfunding

New funding opportunity has potential to supercharge black-owned startups

WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu shares why equity crowdfunding is right for his startup empowering millennial…

By Brandon Andrews

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Virginia Businessman Evolves from Butcher to Multi-Unit Entrepreneur

Newest plans include opening restaurant; seeking SBA certification

Washington initially started at Miller Meats in 1990 as a butcher, leaning the ins and…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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How to Get On The Shelf of Walmart Stores

Getting your product into Walmart can rocket launch your business

With a global reach and massive sales opportunities, there’s no surprise businesses want to know…

By Samara Lynn

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Fulfilling Her Dreams as a Luxury Event Planner While Holding Down a 9-to-5

It's difficult balancing two full-time gigs—but often necessary to fulfill dreams

She had the opportunity to pursue her passion as an event planner while utilizing some…

By Kimberly Wilson

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activate

5 Ways to Activate Millennials to Connect with Your Brand and Inspire Change

A panel of business owners and corporate execs at #AWNewYork shared best practices to engage young consumers

Here are 5 gems shared by a panel of business owners and corporate executives during…

By Selena Hill

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Winner of Pitch Competition Headed to Silicon Valley to Make Her Next Moves

She won the Hiscox "Courage to Pitch" contest and is headed to TechConneXt!

Caudle won the Black Enterprise/Hiscox Insurance small business pitch competition and will be flown to…

By Samara Lynn

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Psyche Terry

CEO Talks Money Mindset Needed to Grow an 8-Figure Business

She keeps all of her goals posted in front of her desk.

Now, with a company reportedly evaluated at $10 million dollars, Terry shares the money mindset…

By Kandia Johnson

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15-Year-Old Author’s Book Series Becomes Mandatory Reading In Some Schools

Her writing reflects "what really goes on inside a kid's mind'

Her book series became mandatory readings for some school districts including Hillside, NJ School District,…

By Kandia Johnson

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brand loyalty

Life Coach Offers Holistic Approach to Brand Loyalty

Don't just build brand loyalty; retain it

Discover how entrepreneurs and employers can mitigate conflict in business relationships without destroying brand loyalty.…

By Roz A Gee

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customers

Are You Really Listening? 7 Simple Ways to Find out What Your Customers Really Think

Cheap and easy methods to garner customer feedback and enhance your business

You don’t have to spend a fortune to figure out what your customers think about…

By Kandia Johnson

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Molly Maid Franchisee Is Cleaning Up With Her House Cleaning Service

This Molly Maid owner shares her keys to success in the competitive field of residential cleaning

Even in the competitive field of residential cleaning, an owner can thrive. Lisa Johnson shares…

By Nancy E Williams

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Chicago’s Last Black-Owned Bank Gets $20 Million Cash Infusion

Some say the transaction could help alleviate the violence plaguing The Windy City

To spark economic development activity within the black community, Chicago deposits $20 million into ISF…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Funderdome - Tara Darnley - Yummy Mitt

Mamapreneur Invents Innovative and Eco-Friendly Baby Teething Solution

The self-professed "introvert entrepreneur" just landed $20,000 in funding for her invention

Tara Darnley pitched her Yummy Mitt teether on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, winning $20,000 for her…

By Brandon Andrews

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Black Girl Magic

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

African American women have a gripping influencing in mainstream culture, proving our magic is limitless

African American women are the driving force behind the total black buying power, which is…

By Selena Hill

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Facebook Live

How This Texas Etiquette Coach Is Growing Her Business With Facebook Live

Misty Harris, the owner of Texas Etiquette, opens up about her journey to business success

Misty Harris, the director and owner of Texas Etiquette, is growing her business by offering…

By Selena Hill

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Pink Rubber Tires creators - the Pruitte Sisters - with Steve Harvey on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Sisters Launch Way For Women to Buy Car Tires and Auto Services Without Getting Ripped Off

Twin sisters launch service to help empower women with auto repair and maintenance

Marcia Pruitte-Coleman and Marla Pruitte are the co-founders of Pink Rubber Tires, a service that sells…

By Brandon Andrews

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Basketmate Funderdome

Brother-and-Sister Entrepreneurs Create Unique Laundry Basket

Their invention means never having to struggle carrying laundry

Najma and Yusuf  Jamaludeen are siblings that collaborated to create an innovative laundry product, BasketMate.…

By Brandon Andrews

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This Entrepreneur’s Mobile Recording Studio Can Save Emerging Artists Big Money

Lets you record high-quality audio whenever from wherever

Brandyn Armstrong is CEO, founder, and inventor of the Studio Stick, a device that allows artists—musicians, podcasters,…

By Brandon Andrews

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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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