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Enjoy-A-Bowl Creator Dr. Joe J. Owens on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Black Vet Invents Innovative Pet Food Bowl After His Dog Begged For Pasta

He invented a unique pet feeding system

On Episode 13 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Dr. Joe J. Owens pitched his product, Enjoy-A-Bowl, in…

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Ahyiana Angel (Image: Switch, Pivot or Quit)

Former NBA Publicist Starts Podcast for Women Looking to Make Career Transitions

'I bet on myself and won,' says former publicist-turned-podcaster Ahyiana Angel

“Have you noticed that we are no longer living in a world where ambitious people…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Public Relations

So, You Started a Business, But Are You Ready to Work with a Public Relations Pro?

Measure your PR readiness by answering the following questions

Before you hire a Public Relations pro you should establish a strong foundation for your…

By Kandia Johnson

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Flaky Bakes Founder Lateshia Dowell on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Flaky Bakes’ CEO Lateshia Dowell on Making ‘Piekies’ Pies and Being a ‘One-Woman Show’

Bringing the joy of baked goods to everyone and remembering Grandmommy

On Episode 11 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Lateshia Dowell pitched her business, Flaky Bakes—a metro Detroit…

By Brandon Andrews

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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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black restaurant week

How This Dynamic Duo Launched Detroit’s First Black Restaurant Week

Event highlights the owners of black-owned dining establishments in the Metro Detroit area

Kwaku Osei-Bonsu, founder of the Strange Roots Box, and Lauren Bates talk launching Detroit’s first…

By Kandia Johnson

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quarter

How to Plan For Success in Your Next Quarter

Tips to make your next quarter spectacular

When it comes to running a business, the end of each quarter is the perfect…

By Kandia Johnson

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Social Media

4 Ways to Determine Marketing ROI for Social Media

Businesses need to determine the value of social media marketing by measuring the ROI

Companies often spend large budgets for social marketing without attaching a value to their efforts.…

By Sherron Washington

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How Her Severance Package Funded Her Real Estate Dreams

She makes real estate "transformational"

She eventually became one of the top agents at the real estate firm and…

By Roz A Gee

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Floyd Mayweather

How Floyd Mayweather’s Final Fight Echoes 12 Great Business Lessons

There are many business takeaways from the recent Mayweather match

Apply the business lessons of “The 48 Laws of Power” by watching Floyd Mayweather promote…

By Preston Charles

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Financial Relief Underway for Black Homeowners and Entrepreneurs Recovering from Harvey

As the waters recede, it's time to rebuild

Some observers have estimated that Harvey in final damages could exceed $100 billion.
FEMA estimates that…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Kito Johnson

Million-Dollar Real Estate Broker and Investor Shares How to Build a Real Estate Empire

Kito Johnson discusses entrepreneurship, real estate, and bouncing back after the 2008 economic crisis

Kito Johnson talks to Black Enterprise about his faith, family, failed businesses, and recovering from…

By Chanel Martin

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Better Weekdays

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the CEO of Better Weekdays

Meet the entrepreneur who is connecting college students with their careers

Better Weekdays founder Chris Motley created a better way to connect college students with careers.…

By Brandon Andrews

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influence online

4 Simple Ways to Increase Your Influence Online

These resources will help you stay in the know and build your brand as a thought leader within in your realm of expertise

Subscribe to or join the following networks to stay in the know, build your influence…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Report Your Clients’ Payments to the Business Credit Bureaus

By doing so, you may be doing them and other entrepreneurs a solid

By reporting those payments to commercial credit agencies you can help your clients build positive…

By Samara Lynn

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American College

4 Types of Insurance Businesses Need

Something even the smallest of businesses needs to consider

It can be confusing sifting through the boatload of business insurance policies on the market.…

By Samara Lynn

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Everything You Need to Know Before Purchasing an Existing Franchise

There are some bad assumptions about buying an existing business

Often, what seems like a benefit to purchasing an existing franchise, could actually be a…

By Nancy E Williams

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How to Get an SBA Disaster Loan After Hurricane Harvey

Everything you need to know

The funds from an SBA loan are to be used to pay for uninsured damages…

By Samara Lynn

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design

4 Things to Do Before You Hire a Freelancer

You don't want to get burned

Even if a freelancer comes highly recommended from a friend, you should conduct your…

By Kandia Johnson

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How Becoming a Beautiful, Bald Bella Gave Life to a New Business

Going bald brought her a new perspective and business idea

The Beautiful Bald Bella pitched Dome Essentials on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares her story…

By Brandon Andrews

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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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