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AMC

RLJ Entertainment Partners With AMC Networks To Deliver Diverse Streaming Content

Bob Johnson to receive $65 million investment to accelerate distribution of content on the Urban Movie Channel

Find out why AMC Networks if partnering with BET Founder Bob Johnson and giving him…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Miller Lite

Female Founder Crowned As Miller Lite Tap the Future $200,000 Winner

Ayla Bystrom-Williams’ Honeymoon Brewery wins business plan pitch competition

Ayla Bystrom-Williams’ HoneyMoon Brewery was the $200,000 grand-prize winner of the 2016 Miller Lite Tap…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SBA

SBA Joins Silicon Valley In Closing Investment Gap For Minority-Owned Businesses

Agency forms new public-private partnership with LinkedIn and other organizations

SBA joins Silicon Valley in closing Investment Gap for minority businesses as it releases as…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Lo Toney

The Tao of Lo Toney: Words of Wisdom for Funding a Tech Startup

At TechConneXt, GV venture capitalist Lo Toney delivered some rules for tech startups seeking funding

Acclaimed Silicon Valley venture capitalist Lo Toney, took part in a one-on-one session about how…

By Samara Lynn

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Capital

JPMorgan Chase Invests $75 Million to Increase Access to Capital for Minority Small Businesses

Underserved businesses benefit from programs that provide loans and resources

JPMorgan Chase has announced a $75 million commitment over the next three years to connect…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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day job

5 Part-time Franchise Opportunities for Your Side Hustle (Don’t Quit Your Day Job)

Get your feet wet in business ownership or gain additional, passive income through franchises

You don’t have to quit your day job to own a business. There are plenty…

By Nancy E Williams

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Nicole Valentine

Corporate to Consultant: Nicole Valentine Uses Mergers and Acquisitions to Dominate in Small Business

Helping small businesses dominate in any industry

Business success advice from Nicole Valentine, an entrepreneur who left her comfy role at a…

By Crystal I. Berger

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seibel

TechConneXt Recap: Seibel’s 7 Rules Every Tech Startup Must Follow to Succeed

Y Combinator partner gets real about what it takes to make it in Silicon Valley

World-class innovator Michael Seibel offered lessons on tech entrepreneurship and making it in Silicon Valley…

By Derek T. Dingle

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money saving

5 Money Saving Tools for Small Business Owners

A roundup of the top digital solutions that can help make your business run more efficiently

Looking for some money saving tools for small business owners? Here’s a roundup of 5…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Video

10 Video Tips and Tricks to Increase Customer Engagement

Video is a powerful marketing tool, so consider these tips to make your next video marketing campaign successful and fun

Powerful video can be great way to boost consumer engagement. It’s also an effective way…

By Black Enterprise

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Brandy Butler

Brandy Butler, Author of Girl Just Quit, Talks Transitioning from Corporate America to Full-Time Entrepreneurship

Discover your Brand Money Code and how to find a healthy balance

Find out how author of Girl, Just Quit, Brandy Butler transitioned from Corporate America to…

By Chanel Martin

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Social Mentions

8 Ways to Enhance Your Social Media Marketing Strategy in Under Five Minutes

Boost social engagement quicker than the time it takes you to order your morning coffee

Don’t have time to engage in extensive social media marketing? No worries. Here are 8…

By Black Enterprise

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Customers

The Key to Better Connecting With Your Customers

Here’s how to get the most out of the few conversations you have with your customers

Customer service is the backbone of any business. Here are 10 proven methods that can…

By Black Enterprise

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Startup

Should Your Startup Actually Be a Small Business?

High growth isn’t necessarily better—or right for your lifestyle

Some key decisions that you’ll make about your business that will determine if it’s more…

By Black Enterprise

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Wrong Hire

9 Quick Steps to Take If You Think You’ve Made the Wrong Hire

These suggestions can help determine an appropriate plan of action, if you are having second thoughts about hiring an employee

Entrepreneurs share tips on steps to take when you find that a new employee is…

By Black Enterprise

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Opportunity

Turning Failure Into Opportunity

Lessons from Donald Trump on how to turn failure into opportunity

Although Donald Trump may have avoided paying federal income taxes for 18 years, the fact…

By John Burnett

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Cultural

3 Cultural Stigmas to Overcome as Black Business Leaders

In order to achieve professional success, it's important for black entrepreneurs to overcome the cultural stigmas that are embedded within the African American subconscious that result from our past history of social marginalization and oppression

Some of our cultural origins have been ignored. So there is a number of things…

By Jason Dukes

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SmartApps

Use These 3 SmartApps to Reduce Debt

Using technology to eliminate debt

There is no sense of having a smartphone just to pay a high bill and…

By davisq

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Oprah

New Book Tells the Story of Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words

'OWN IT: Oprah Winfrey in Her Own Words' is a collection the media mogul's thoughts, words, and actions

Oprah has become an inspiration for audiences around the world. Her message—to live one’s best…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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women business owners

7 Resources for Black Women Business Owners

Tools for black female entrepreneurs who are crushing it in honor of Women’s Small Business Month

Nearly 10 million women today are innovating, starting new businesses, and creating jobs. These savvy…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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