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Black Entrepreneur Brings Whiskey to Harlem

This week marks the third annual Harlem Whiskey Festival

Today marks the start of the third annual Harlem Whiskey Festival, bringing whiskeys from around…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Five Cities Receive Half-a-Million-Dollar Grants to Boost Spending with Black Businesses

Charlotte, Chicago, Memphis, Milwaukee, and Los Angeles will each get $100,000 to boost spending

The program, funded by the non-profit agencies of Living Cities and the Citi Foundation, was…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the TV Show “Power”

The show is not just a fun watch, but a learning tool for entrepreneurs

For instance: Tasha is Ghost’s “hold him down type of ride or die” partner. We…

By Patrice Tartt

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Black Music

‘This is Dope’ Mobile Music Marketing

This Is Dope is a multifaceted marketing agency finding success by taking its promotions directly to the streets

This Is Dope is a multi-faceted, experiential marketing agency launched by record industry veterans Wendy…

By Gwendolyn Quinn

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Business

3 Reasons Why Your Business Is Being Overlooked Online

Here are three ways to make your digital marketing strategy more effective

Struggling to get noticed online? Here are 3 reasons why your business may be overlooked…

By Kandia Johnson

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Credit Score

Personal Credit Score vs. Business Credit Score: Everything You Need to Know (And More)

Here are a few key strategies that you should know about your personal and business credit score

Both your personal credit and business credit are criteria that play an important role in…

By Selena Hill

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Budget

How (And Why) To Market Your Business on a Shoestring Budget

4 tips for marketing your company effectively, even when money is tight

Failing to market your business and its products effectively can be costly. However, it doesn’t…

By Selena Hill

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tasks

7 Tasks Solopreneurs Can Safely Outsource

Trying to do it all can hurt your business

If you do absolutely everything for your business as a solo entrepreneur, then it may…

By Selena Hill

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kids

A Momager Shares Tips For Raising CEO Kids

Tips and parenting advice for raising entrepreneurial children

Tamara Lewis, founder of Raising a Mogul TV & Podcast and mom of a 16-year-old…

By Kandia Johnson

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leader

Love Them and Lead Them: Tools to Assist You in Becoming an Influential Leader

Find out how to become a more influential leader by building powerful relationships with your team and customers

Leadership is not about getting people to do what you want them to do. It’s…

By Jerome D. Love

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How “Raising a Mogul TV” Creates Entrepreneurial Kids

Because greatness needs to be nurtured

Tamara Lewis is a mother of three children, one of whom—Zandra Azariah Cunningham—is a young…

By Kandia Johnson

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Teen Sisters Write Book Urging Young Girls of Color to Celebrate Their Hair

They were encouraged by their father to turn their hair passion into a business opportunity

Like most teens, sisters Zakia (15) and Alanna (14) Tookes, wanted part-time jobs to earn…

By Chanel Martin

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EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAMS

3 Employee Wellness Programs That Boost Productivity And Lower Costs

Investing in your employees can actually save your business a lot of money in the long run

Spending money on employee wellness programs can result in happier, more invested employees, which can…

By Selena Hill

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WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Want Better Ideas? Keep A Work-Life Balance

Too much stress can stifle your business

Too much stress can lead to fatigue and poor health; it can also cause entrepreneurs…

By Selena Hill

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scale

Is It Time To Scale Your Business? Here’s How To Tell

5 signs that you may be ready to scale your business

Not everyone wants to scale and that’s okay. But for those of us that do,…

By Selena Hill

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Time

7 Reasons To Track Your Time As a Business Owner

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst"

Many small business owners struggle with time management. Thankfully, there are numerous time tracking tools…

By Selena Hill

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Marketing Team

Before Doubting Your Product/Service, See How To Improve Your Marketing Team

5 proven ways to improve your company's marketing and make more money

Marketing is one of the most critical elements of your business. Here are some proven…

By Selena Hill

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Startup

If Your Startup Doesn’t Have These 5 Ingredients…

Then it probably won't be around for long -- just saying

It takes much more than hard work or determination alone to succeed with a new…

By Selena Hill

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Pitch Investors

The New Way to Pitch Investors? Live Video

Gone are the days of having to meet an investor in his office

Pitch Investors Live, is a mobile application that connects entrepreneurs to angel investors looking to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Every Business Needs a Mobile App—Including Yours; Here’s How to Make One

You don't even have to know how to code

In case you haven’t noticed, these days, nearly every business has a mobile app. And…

By Kandia Johnson

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How To

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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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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