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Webinar Teaches Entrepreneurs to Raise Money From Investors, Accelerators, and Family

Businesswoman Chanel Martin offers first-hand tips in an upcoming webinar, after having raised over $500,000 for her own startup ventures

Accessing capital money to start, grow and build a business is major challenge. Helping entrepreneurs…

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Startup

Why Your Male Dominated Tech Startup Isn’t Sustainable (and How to Diversify)

Five reasons why diversifying your tech startup can benefit your business

When someone tells you they work for a tech startup, you probably picture boys’ club…

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app

How Customers are Changing the App World (and How You Can Keep Them Engaged)

Tips on how to fulfill the many demands of today's mobile-focused and tech savvy consumer

“There’s an app for that.” That phrase has become shorthand for our current reality. These…

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Entrepreneur Creates ‘Make America Native Again’ Hat To Counter Trump Supporters

Goal to incite conversation around marginalized population of indigenous people

Donald Trump supporters can be seen wearing a red baseball cap with the caption: “Make…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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acknowledging others

Success in Business and Life Requires Growth and Resourcefulness

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to choose where we’re going.

No one gets to choose where we are from, but all of us get to…

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Clients

3 Top Strategies for Getting Closer to Your Clients

Three ways to grow your business by using a more personalized approach to engaging with existing clients

As the CEO for In Touch EMR, a healthcare consulting and software business, I’ve found…

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter To Black Businesses In Fight for Social Justice

African American entrepreneurs and executives are using their political and financial clout to drive policing reform

The Black Lives Matter movement has struck a chord with African American executives and entrepreneurs.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Callaloo

Callaloo Brings Diversity to Children’s Books

How Callaloo, an educational brand for kids, is changing the way children of color engage with literary content and improving self esteem

Fewer than 10% of the children’s books published in 2015 were about black people, according…

By Jared Brown

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AT&T to Award $50,000 To Most Agile Small Business in America

Pursuit of Happyness author Chris Gardner serves as ambassador and lead judge

AT&T is seeking the most agile businesses in America through its Agility Challenge competition, which…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Twitter

10 Ways Twitter Could Be Harming Your Brand

Is Twitter really a valuable social channel for your brand?

It seems like every article about marketing today says that you should use as many…

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cloud

Why Small Businesses See Cloud as More Secure for Backing Up Data

Despite popular skepticism, more owners are opting for online backup

At a time when small businesses are increasingly the primary targets of cyber security attacks,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Mobile Devices

Top 5 Reasons We Can’t Live Without Our Smart Mobile Devices

As more people become dependent on their mobile devices, more reasons they can’t fathom living without one arise

On an average day, millennials (39 percent) interact with their smartphone more than anything or…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Alton Sterling

Alton Sterling and Why Black Entrepreneurship Matters

Nurturing an independent black economy and a strong institutional resource base for black survival in the 21st century

These informal kinds of work carry added importance for black Americans, a demographic that is…

By Jared Brown

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Sharing economy

4 Ways Your Business Should Be Taking Part in the Sharing Economy And It’s Not

Here's how small businesses can implement basic strategies for success that are also used by booming "shared economy" entrepreneurs

If you’ve ever gotten a ride from Uber or Lyft, rented a vacation home through…

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Teenpreneur

This 13-Year-Old Fashion Designer and Spa Owner Was Just Named Teenpreneur of the Year

Black Enterprise recognizes teenpreneurs with the goal of inspiring youth to view entrepreneurship as an exciting option

The 2016 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year winner is 13-year-old fashionista, Essynce Moore, who…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Leadership

3 Strategic Ways to Be a Better, Effective Business Leader

These three attributes exemplify quality leadership in the workforce.

By: Jason Dukes
Leadership is the critical factor that determines the success of any business, department,…

By Jason Dukes

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Sabrina Peterson

Sabrina Peterson Talks being on Essence Festival Panel and Oprah’s Life Changing Speech

Glam University, Girl Power Tour, and Girl Power Sleepover Founder Sabrina Peterson reflects on her experience as a speaker at Essence Festival 2016

Sabrina Peterson, Glam University, Girl Power Tour, and Girl Power Sleepover Founder, graced the Essence…

By Chanel Martin

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Emotionally Intelligent

Hiring Emotionally Intelligent Employees Is Crucial To Growing Your Business

Ask the right questions and find people who are the right fit

Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Venus Williams

Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Sexist Treatment

Venus Williams is a legendary tennis champion and leader in equal pay movement

All eyes are on tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams in hopes that there will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business World

How to Ask for What You Really Want in the Business World

How to ask for what you want in business—and do so with tact, poise, and grace

In business, your greatest assets are often found in the relationships that you’ve developed with…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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