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4 Ways You Can Be Your Own Media Coverage

Who says you need a PR firm to get exposure?

Instead of hiring a PR distribution company to help your brand grow and get exposure,…

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IndieGoGo

IndieGogo Just Did Something Big for Equity Investors

The popular rewards-based crowdfuding website partners with online venture capital enterprise to offer equity-based crowdfunding

The fundraising website IndieGoGo is partnering with MicroVentures, an online venture capital platform, to open…

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national day

Young Black Professionals Host National Day of Empowerment

The NULYP are making our dollars and our voice count by supporting black businesses

On Saturday, November 19, the National Urban League Young Professionals chapters nationwide will engage in…

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Tailored Suit

Every Business Man Needs a Tailored Suit

Every woman needs a little black dress just like every business man needs a tailored suit

Julian Eison, talks to Black Enterprise about the importance of his company, Eison Triple Thread,…

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pop

Black-Owned Company Launches Inaugural Pop-Up Event

Here's a way to not only support black brands, but also get eclectic, precious, one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family just in time for the holiday season

Black-Owned Market launches inaugural Pop-Up in Brooklyn, a destination event where people can shop conveniently…

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paths

Fundraising 101: 3 Typical Startup Funding Paths

Don’t go straight to a venture capitalist; start by raising your own funds and pitching to angel investors

How does a startup fund their business? While it won’t always be simple, you can…

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activities

5 Team Bonding Activities Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

These collaborative exercises will help unify your company culture

One tried-and-true method for making your team more cohesive is having them participate in team…

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National Fast Food Day

National Fast Food Day: Owner of 29 McDonald’s Generating $60M is ‘Lovin’ It’

Roland Parris offers some keen insight on becoming a franchisee

In light of National Fast Food Day, Roland Parris, the owner of 29 McDonald’s generating…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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patens

Turning Patents and Ideas Into Profits

Here are four key pieces of advice you need to adhere to before you should even apply for a patent

Last year, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued 288,335 new patents, reports the QVC…

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unknown

Embrace the Unknown: How I Founded My Own Company

When Cory von Wallenstein’s employer changed from a startup to a growth company, he realized it was time to leave

Here are a few questions you should ask yourself along with steps you can take…

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existing customers

Why Your Existing Customers Are All You Need to Increase Your Profits

Stop focusing on outside leads. Building relationships with your existing (and previous) customers can boost your revenue

If you own a business, then you have a rich vein of “diamonds” that you…

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Twitter

4 Ways to Grow Your Company With Twitter

How to use Twitter as a marketing tool and gain results

Twitter can be and should be a very successful at marketing tool for both yourself…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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veterans

Veterans Taking A Tour Of Duty As Franchise Owners

Larkin Frazier is one of 20 military veterans to get $250,000 total in franchise opportunities from CruiseOne/Dream Vacations

Larkin Frazier of Nashville, Tennessee, started his military career right out of college. He went…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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funding

OPM (Other People’s Money) Funding Strategies for Tech

3 strategies for battling funding constraints and sourcing requisite cash from customers, lenders, and investors

Learn how savvy minority tech entrepreneurs accelerate to early funding by sourcing cash from customers,…

By D. Bernard Webster

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women owners

Women Business Owners Unite for ‘She Said. She Led. She Is.’

Black, female business owners gathered in Houston to discuss cultivating sustainable enterprises at the dinner, which celebrated female empowerment

Some 120 women business owners convened in Houston, Texas for the “She Said. She Led.…

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Trump

Will a Trump Administration Invest in Women Business Owners?

Trump needs to support policies that help women entrepreneurs access capital and contracts

President-Elect Trump has a lot of work ahead of him to help women entrepreneurs thrive.…

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Trump

How A Trump Presidency Will Impact Small Businesses

What’s likely in store for owners come January when Trump enters the White House

After an extremely divisive election and close presidential race the final winner was Republican candidate…

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black women

Black Women Are Vital to the Entrepreneurial Landscape

New report details the struggles faced by many black women business owners

Despite the success of black women entrepreneurs over the past ten years, challenges still remain,…

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Sales Team

9 Powerful Ways to Incentivize Your Sales Team

Here’s how to motivate your sales team to reach optimum performance levels

Here are tips and incentives on how to get the best performance from your sales…

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company culture

8 Things You Can Do Today to Grow Your Company Culture

You don’t have to break the bank in order to invest in your employees. In fact, it’s as simple as saying “thank you”

Company culture is a vital part of a successful business. Here are eight tips that…

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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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