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5 Tips on Marketing Your Business For $100 Or Less

You can do much more than buy a Facebook ad.

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You don’t have to break the bank in order to market your business…

By Cameka Smith

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7 Secrets of a Side Hustler: How This Millennial Leads a $400 Million Project While Running Her Own Successful Business

Jereshia Hawk has found the key to balancing her full-time position at a Fortune 500 company and managing her own side hustle

Let’s be real; most of us have a hard time managing one full-time job. However,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Patti Labelle

Don’t Miss Patti LaBelle and Hank Aaron at the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit

Just two of many leaders who will share their business secrets at our annual conference

Just added to the speaker line-up at this year’s Entrepreneurs Summit are the legendary singer…

By Selena Hill

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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Discusses His New Skin Care Line for People of Color

The Robinsons present their latest venture: a skin care line specially formulated for people of color

Smokey Robinson and his wife and partner, present their latest venture, the Get Ready and…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Network

3 Networking Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Maintain a positive reputation for yourself and your business by avoiding these common networking errors

When it comes to growing your business, the right relationships can take you places that…

By Kandia Johnson

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Don’t Bite the Hand That Feeds You: 3 Ways to Avoid the Shea Moisture Mistake

Black business owners can avoid Shea Moisture's missteps with these tips from Black Enterprise's own in-house marketing rock star

Shea Moisture has recently joined the ranks of Pepsi and United Airlines—companies who ruffled more…

By Rochelle Turner

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Shea Moisture’s Painful Lesson in Marketing While Black

Shea Moisture's pain can provide an example to other black entrepreneurs

It all started late Monday afternoon. “Shea Moisture” was trending on Twitter. Typically, haircare products…

By Samara Lynn

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small business success

Shonda Rhimes, Jessica Alba Share Their Small Business Success Secrets

American Express OPEN brings out top CEOs for its Success Makers event

American Express OPEN brings out Shonda Rhimes, Jessica Alba, and other top CEOs for its…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Relationships

#MillionaireMovesMonday: Relationships Are Key

Your relationships are a key factor to building a successful business

Often times who you know will give you more leverage and power than what you…

By Selena Hill

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Shark Tank star Daymond John

‘Shark Tank’ Star Daymond John Opens Up About His New Venture [VIDEO]

The serial entrepreneur and 'Shark Tank' star saw a need for this kind of business

In an exclusive video, serial entrepreneur and Shark Tank star Daymond John shares why he…

By Alisa Gumbs

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franchise

These Franchise Partners Are One of a Kind

Meet the only two African American women owners in the SpeedPro Imaging franchise

Meet the only two African American women owners in the SpeedPro Imaging franchise, and learn…

By Nancy E Williams

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Climate Change

For Black Small Business Owners, Climate Change is Especially Harmful

As we commemorate Earth Day, entrepreneur Ron Busby explores the detriment of climate change on black businesses

For entrepreneurs, extreme weather, sea level rise, and local pollution choke more than the health…

By Black Enterprise

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sale

3 Stages of Making a Sale to Significantly Increase Your Company Revenue

There are three distinct stages to any sale. Learn how to recognize and properly utilize them, and you will instantly start taking more cash to the bank

If you’re in business, you are in sales, and you must know these three stages.…

By Jerome D. Love

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increase

How to Increase the Value of Your Business Before Selling

What you need to do before selling.

Sadly, many business owners wait too long to prepare the business and they do not…

By Black Enterprise

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author

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Become an Author

Becoming an author will position you as an expert in your industry

Everyone has a story and someone is waiting to hear it. This is just one…

By Cameka Smith

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efficiency

Efficiency vs. Effectiveness: a Small Business Dilemma

A delicate balancing act

Small enterprise owners have a dilemma: How do I balance efficiency and effectiveness in my…

By Black Enterprise

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letsbuyblack365

Getting Rid of the Stigma of ‘Buy Black’

One organization is fighting the stereotype that "the white man's ice is colder"

LetsBuyBlack365 is an online community and nationwide black economic empowerment movement. Its mission is to…

By Samara Lynn

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Follow Up

6 Reasons Why Business Owners Should Focus on Follow-Ups

A wise person once said, “the fortune is in the follow-up”

Don’t be afraid to follow up with someone several different times. Consistently following up with…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Coach

4 Steps to Finding And Working With A Business Coach

A good business coach can help you increase your bottom line and build a dream team

Finding a good Business Coach, however, is imperative to your company’s success. It does require…

By Black Enterprise

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Influencer Marketing

Should You Use Influencer Marketing for Your Business?

Influencer marketing may be exactly what you need to give your business a boost

Here’s everything you need to know about influencer marketing so you can decide whether or…

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

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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