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fake news

Stop Fake News From Faking You and Your Brand Out

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

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

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…

By Black Enterprise

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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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Archer Pine

#BuyBlack: Why Archer & Pine Is Making A Difference This Holiday

Though started in 1921, Archer & Pine is adapting to the demands of the times with its formidable e-commerce strategy

Archer Pine takes an ode to Black Wall Street in celebration of its host Black-Owned…

By Regan Farley

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perks

#BE30DayChallenge Week 3: Offer Great Perks at Reasonable Cost

The benefit of offering perks via your crowdfunding campaign

You need to pull all stops running a crowdfunding campaign. In part 1 of this…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Social Mentions

8 Social Media Tips You Need To Try This Weekend

This small business owner shares her best practices for social media marketing

Many entrepreneurs are uncomfortable seeking the spotlight, yet a larger brand presence is important for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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mind

Flex Workers: Hundreds of Companies Want You

Find out about flexible job opportunities across industries and in a variety of categories

The quality and accessibility of flexible work opportunities has increased in recent years, with 80…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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planning

4 Tips for Planning Ahead as You Scale Up Your Business

A lack of planning can stunt the growth of your business, so use these tips to get ahead sooner rather than later.

Don’t let bad planning end your company’s growth prematurely. Use these four tips to stay…

By Black Enterprise

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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SCORE

SCORE Offers Free Help and Benefits for Small Businesses

SCORE is an excellent resource for getting business advice and mentorship for little to no cost

Learn more about SCORE, a government program that provides free small business mentoring sessions, workshops,…

By Preston Charles

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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