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letsbuyblack365

Getting Rid of the Stigma of ‘Buy Black’

LetsBuyBlack365 is an online community and nationwide black economic empowerment movement. Its mission is to…

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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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press release

How to Write a Startup Press Release Revealed

These can't-miss tips will have journalists begging you for more news about your startup

Your press release should be an inflated piece of promotional hype that over-exemplifies everything you…

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social media marketing

Who Are You Talking To? Tips for Social Media Marketing

The secrets of effective social media marketing for small businesses

The first step to an efficient social media marketing strategy is to understand your key…

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Dr. William Pickard

Dr. William Pickard Discusses the Principles of Entrepreneurship

The accomplished business leader and entrepreneur lays out the guidelines for becoming a successful millionaire

Dr. William Pickard opened up about his new book, Millionaire Moves: Seven Proven Principles of…

By Selena Hill

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sunk cost fallacy

Entrepreneurs—Don’t Make This Common Behavioral Mistake Like Everyone Else

You know how you'll wear those painful shoes just because they were expensive? There's a term for that

Avoid falling into the trap of sunk cost fallacy, which can lead to bad business…

By Samara Lynn

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zakiya larry

‘Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry Shares Essential Marketing Tips

The role of good marketing and branding for entrepreneurs cannot be overstated

In wake of the upcoming Entrepreneurs Summit, Zakiya Larry shared tips marketing, branding and money…

By Selena Hill

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fake news

Stop Fake News From Faking You and Your Brand Out

A social media strategist weighs in on how propagating fake news can hurt your small business

With current sensationalist headlines, such as “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President”…

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dying brand

How to Bring a Dying Brand Back to Life

Shrinking customer base? It’s not too late to give your brand the jumpstart that it needs

Following these strategies can help you to not only revive your company brand, but also…

By Selena Hill

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How to network your way to success

Coach Dee Marshall Shows How to Network Your Way to Success

Women of Power Summit coach shares her best networking tips

Are you an entrepreneur looking to gain new business? Or a professional striving to climb…

By Alisa Gumbs

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consistent

How to Remain Consistent in Business So You Can Earn More

Follow these tips to keep your business on track and make more money

There’s a difference between being human and not being consistent in business. Being human means…

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workspace

The Workspace You Need to Become More Productive and Creative

Whether it’s at home or at work, your office should be a place where you can collaborate and reflect

The better your workspace supports your team’s productivity, the greater success and engagement you’ll have…

By Selena Hill

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buy black

Black Leadership Forum Sparks #BuyBlack Movement In Houston

Here's more about the 7th Annual Houston Black Leadership Forum and Buy Black Weekend

Maggie Anderson (left), Courtney Johnson Rose (center) and Errol Allen (right)Maggie Anderson (left), Courtney Johnson…

By Derek T. Dingle

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black icons

Hennessy Touts Black Icons in Business and Arts

New coffee table book explores the brand’s 250+ year legacy, featuring interviews with cultural luminaries

Fab Five” Freddy Braithwaite discusses Hennessy’s ascent to becoming a fixture of hip-hop culture in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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children

How to Raise Your Children to be Entrepreneurs

4 ways to actively impart your entrepreneurial skill set to your offspring

Here are the four simply, main ways to actively impart your entrepreneurial skill set onto…

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code

The Simplest Ways Business Owners Can Learn to Code

In today’s tech-driven world, fluency in the fundamentals of coding is an essential skill, even if it is not a standard requirement of your job

Check out these five tips if you want to learn to code as it can…

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3 strategies

3 Strategies That Helped Me Raise $500,000 in Less Than Three Weeks

Hustle contributed to this founder’s fundraising success

Check out these 3 strategies CEO of Athena Technologies. Eghosa Aihie, used to raise $500,000…

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Books

5 Books to Keep From Failing in Business During 2017

Turn your New Year's resolution ideas for 2017 into an actionable plan, with these five insightful must-reads

The New Year is upon us. For many people that means a set of resolutions…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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travel

These 2 Top List Are the Most Recommended Travel Brands

New study reveals nationwide holiday travel habits

When it comes to best bets and holiday travel habits, Marriott Hotels and Southwest Airlines…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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cannabis

3 Cannabis Networking Groups for People of Color

Take your cannabis career higher in 2017 by networking with the right people

Everyone wants to get into the cannabis industry and many don’t know where to start.…

By Sirita Wright

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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