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Vincent Lee Builds Successful Carpet Cleaning Business From the Ground Floor

Entrepreneur talks persistence, patience and growing a profitable business

Vincent Lee, founder and CEO of I-V-LEE Carpet Cleaning, is a prime example of someone…

By Roz A Gee

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No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

By Roz A Gee

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Black Women Are the Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs

African American female-owned businesses have increased by 322% in the last 18 years

Recent study says black female owned businesses has increased by 322% making black women the…

By Brittany Dandy

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6 Power Plays Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Serena Williams

Winners always find new ways to win. Are you doing what you need to elevate your game?

Winners always find new ways to win; they must. Are you doing what you need…

By Ella Rucker

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Nuracode Founder, Iziah Reid, Talks What Inspired His Startup

Tech entrepreneur discusses software company

Two things were important to me: to produce cutting edge technology practically, and to build…

By Chanel Martin

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‘GirlPower Sleepover’ Announces Sophia Amoruso as Keynote Speaker

Author and founder of Nasty Gal to address attendees

Attendees will learn fundamental skills and strategies to transform their business ideas into established brands…

By Chanel Martin

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The Many Benefits of a Payment Services Account

Decrease extra spending and save money

One effective way small businesses owners can decrease extra spending is to switch from a…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Procurement Statistics Revealed Great Gains for Women-Owned Small Businesses

The 6 Types of Entrepreneur

What kind of entrepreneur are you?

These are the six major types of entrepreneurs out there, and you likely fall into…

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10 Secrets To Training Summer Interns

Interns can be a great asset to your business as long as you provide constant support

Interns can be a great asset to your business as long as you provide constant…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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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5 Steps to Invest in a Trademark

Small Businesses Are Too Timid With Growth Plans

Think big when developing a plan to drive revenues and profits

Running a small business requires having a vision and an action plan to develop that…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 3

Resources for businesses impacted by the tragedy in Baltimore

Only a handful of qualified businesses, homeowners, and renters have reached out to the SBA…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Entrepreneurs and ‘Black Lives Matter’

Tips for joining the conversation via your social media platform

Being an entrepreneur is a very tenuous business. We are disruptors of sorts. However, as…

By Ella Rucker

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5 Reasons You’re Losing Sales and What to Do About It

These strategies can help keep your business afloat

We’re going to look at five signs you might be losing sales through hairline fractures…

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Tani Chambers’ 5 Tips For Small Business Owners

'Women Who Crush It' founder inspires female entrepreneurs

With more than 15 years of business experience, Tani Chambers teaches female entrepreneurs how they…

By Brittany Dandy

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 2

Why economic distress fuels violence

Alana Chavez says feelings of being overwhelmed by economic distress and disaster prevent people from…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Build Your Business Through Public Speaking

10 tips on delivering a great speech

Still in all, not everyone is a great speaker, so, here are ten tips to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Why All Startups Need Business Plans

Ensure the success and profitability of your venture

Contrary to popular opinion, business plans are alive and well. Not only do financial folks…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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5 Must-Read Small Business Blogs

Keep your productivity at an all-time high

Instead of re-inventing the wheel, lets learn from others who’ve been there before, and keep…

By Gwen Jimmere

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3 Fundamental Affiliate Marketing Secrets From Rosetta Thurman

Make your business happy

Affiliate Marketing tips from Rosetta Thurman, Founder of Happy Black Woman.

By Courtney Herring

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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