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5 Top States For Black Businesses

States step in where Uncle Sam falls short, with opportunities for minority entrepreneurs

These states are stepping up to the plate where Uncle Sam falls short, providing opportunities…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tips for Productivity Learned at Google

Former employee shares four tools to help entrepreneurs be more efficient

Check out four tips to boost your business productivity derived from Google practices.

By Brittany Dandy

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Study: Small Business Owners Unaware Of Credit Card Liability Changes

New rules go into effect in October that may cause serious consequences

New rules go into effect come October that may cause serious consequences for small business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Groups Offer Black Women $1,000 To Become Angel Investors

Pipeline Fellowship enlists Black MBA Women and BEVisible to help with recruitment

Since the launch of Pipeline Fellowship in April 2011, the percentage of women angel investors…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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(Part 2) Entrepreneurs: How to Systemize Your Business

Polish your brand and save time with these business tech tools

Success, as an entrepreneur and business owner, hinges on your ability to maximize your efficiency…

By Kenny Pugh

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5 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit Regularly

Here are some very useful sites for new and established business owners

Here are some of the most useful sites for small business owners.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Best Ways to Get Your Startup Quality Media Coverage

Here are some tips to generate exposure

Every startup craves media attention and press. They know they need it, they just don’t…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Periscope: Winning at Disrupting Social Media Advertising

What this new platform means for small business owners

Periscope provides never-before-seen opportunities for small business owners to interrupt with customers.

By Michelle Y. Talbert, Esq.

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Are You Making These 4 Website Mistakes?

Web technology and marketing are important to the success of your business

Websites are a complicated blend of technology, marketing, and public relations. While many companies have…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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CBS Launches Site For Small Businesses

Six company divisions to provide digital content to address issues facing entrepreneurs

Six company divisions to provide digital content to address issues facing today’s entrepreneurs.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Tips for Taking Your Social Presence Offline

CurvyCon founders talk how to plan an event for followers, clients, or potential customers

When you’re a small business owner, it seems mandatory to build a substantial social presence…

By Brittany Dandy

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5 Improper and Illegal Interview Questions and How to Avoid Them

Here are some questions that employers shouldn’t ask but often do

Here are five illegal and improper questions that employers shouldn’t ask but many often do.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Art of Being a ‘One Woman Band’ Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Alex Elle shares why she chooses to do it all when it comes to her enterprises

Poet and entrepreneur Alex Elle shares why she chooses to do it all when it…

By Brittany Dandy

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U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER Winners Announced

Female entrepreneurs take home $30,000 in winnings at event

Female entrepreneurs took home $30,000 in winnings at Small Business Associations InnovateHER event.

By Brittany Dandy

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12 Traits of a Great Events Planner

Here are some key characteristics to look for when hiring someone who run your occasion

Here’s how hiring a fantastic events planner can save you time and money.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Institute To Create Young Black Male Entrepreneurs Kicks Off In Washington D.C.

U.S. Black Chambers launch program to create more minority businesses and jobs in the capital

Institute prepares next generation of young black male business owners.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Collection Tips For Getting Paid Faster By Customers or Business Clients

Here’s how to improve earlier and more successful accounts receivables

Here’s how to begin your company’s collection efforts before the due date.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Soledad O’Brien, Desiree Rogers and India Arie Set to Speak at Dream Project Symposium

Elevator pitch winner will get chance to present at Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

Learn business insider tips from top industry professionals in business, media, music, and more at…

By Chanel Martin

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7 Overlooked Tax Deductions For Small And Home-Based Businesses

Last minute tax tips on filing an extension and often overlooked deductions

Here are some last minute tax tips on filing an extension and often overlooked deductions.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Entrepreneurs Summit: 3 Funding Sources for Social Entrepreneurs

These organizations make changing the world a little easier

Social entrepreneurs can check out these resources to get their projects off the ground.

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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