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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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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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How To

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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