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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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productivity

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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Marketing Team

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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position

How to Position Your Business for Success

Positioning is a key tool in business profitability and success

How well your business is positioned determines how successful it will be every year. So,…

By Black Enterprise

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bill

New Bill Could Double the Number of Investors for Startups

Find out about the potential impact of this bill on small businesses and startups, should it become a law

“This bill will mean that businesses that have traditionally struggled to secure capital will have…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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encourage

7 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Aim Higher

It’s not just their leadership skills that will soar. Your business will, too

Knowing how to motivate your employees is almost more important than knowing how to run…

By Selena Hill

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time management

5 Time Management Tips for Small Business Owners

Get organized, increase productivity, and maintain efficiency with these five tips to improve your time management skills

Any small business owner knows that time is money. Here are five time management tips…

By Stephanie Chung

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rejection

Can’t Handle Rejection? How to Successfully Move Forward With Your Business Endeavors

Nobody likes getting rejected. But for entrepreneurs, it can actually be a learning experience

Rejection, in any setting, is difficult to swallow, but for entrepreneurs, it can make or…

By Selena Hill

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Releaf

These Three 20-Somethings Are Rethinking How We Help The Developing World

See how Releaf is revolutionizing small businesses in Africa

In 2015, Ikenna Nzewi, Isaiah Udotong, and Uzoma Ayogu started Releaf, a big data platform…

By Black Enterprise

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trust

How to Cultivate Customer Relationships Built on Trust

Earn and keep the trust of your clients by maintaining consistent communication and offering defined deliverables

Keeping the trust of your clients is important in every industry. Here are 3 strategies…

By Selena Hill

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next startup

Learn from Experience: Making Your Next Startup as Successful as Your First

Launching another company? Apply the lessons you learned from your first venture

Thinking about launching another startup? Here are a few tips to help you replicate success…

By Selena Hill

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Small Business Owners

Small Business Owners Are Earning More and Spending More on Marketing

A new survey reveals that about half of small businesses project higher revenue this year, prompting them to boost spending on marketing

A new survey by Clutch reveals that 59% of small business owners expect their revenue…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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black finance

To Boost Black Finance, Be a Serial Entrepreneur

If you fail in one business venture, it pays to keep trying

A fascinating new study reveals serial entrepreneurship over opening a single business is the way…

By Samara Lynn

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mobile

Mobile and Sharing Economy Businesses Are the Go-To Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Want to become your own boss? Consider developing a mobile business or join the sharing economy

If you are interested in gaining financial freedom through entrepreneurship, most experts suggest you open…

By macklinc

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Dr Adair

Best-selling Author and Motivational Speaker Dr. Adair on ’21 Ways to Get Over It’

Helping to empower women and teens to pursue their passion and persevere in their purpose

BE sat down with bestselling author, speaker, and “empowerologist” Dr. Adair to discuss her…

By Chanel Martin

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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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