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Seattle

5 Reasons Seattle Should Be the Home of Your Next Startup

From great talent to a community of investors, there’s nothing this startup hub can’t offer

Seattle is the hub for Pacific Northwest entrepreneurial innovation. Entrepreneurs are flocking to Seattle to…

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Maggie Anderson

New #BuyBlack Push To Create 1M Jobs

Maggie Anderson, who lived exclusively off black businesses for one year, announced a new consumer conscious venture

Maggie Anderson, who famously lived off only black businesses for one year, announced a new…

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Obamcare

Small Business Owners Feel Positive About A Trump Administration

Survey shows small business owners are upbeat after Donald Trump's presidential win

A new survey shows that though small business owners feel ignored by political decision-makers, they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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pitch video

#BE30DayChallenge Week 2: Creating A Great Pitch Video

Telling a great story is key to getting financial backers

Week one of the #BE30DayChallenge: Launching A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign, talked about cultivating donors. Now…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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team

Multitasking Entrepreneurs, Who’s On Your Team?

Teamwork makes the dream work

If you don’t surround yourself with people who want to see you succeed, success will…

By Lisa Ascolese

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Carvinal

Carnival CEO Arnold Donald Talks Business Prospects In Cruising And Travel Industry

Opportunities abound for professionals and entrepreneurs in the travel industry

Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation and plc celebrated the growth of the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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4 things

4 Things You Should Do When You Feel Like You’ve Hit a Wall

Roadblocks are inevitable when you’re an entrepreneur. Here’s what you can do when the going gets tough

Keeping yourself motivated as a business owner is an absolute priority. Here are four tips…

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equal business

4 Ways to Create a Truly Equal Business Partnership

Owning a business 50/50 isn’t possible if you and your co-founder won’t listen to each other

Thinking about going into co-founding a startup? Here are a few pointers to maintain a…

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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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feedback

3 Things That Stop You From Listening to Customers

If you find yourself getting sidetracked instead of implementing changes according to customer feedback, here’s what may be holding you back

Recognizing these common situations can help you avoid suffering the setbacks that occur when you…

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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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top cities

Houston Among Top Cities For Small Businesses

These are the cities that were ranked the highest achievers, where micro and small businesses are thriving

Texas may very well be the place to be if you are a small business…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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brand ambassadors

How To Get Millennials to Become Brand Ambassadors

How you can get students and young influencers to boost your company’s marketing efforts?

Establishing brand ambassadors for your business can help ensure your company’s marketing efforts stand out.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SEO ranking

3 Things Every Website Needs for a Better SEO Ranking

To boost your website’s visibility, it all comes down to the fundamentals

SEO is a combination of content, technical fundamentals and user experience. Here are 3 technical…

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Content Calendar

The Trick to Making a Content Calendar Work for Your Business

Follow these steps to organize your content scheduling

If you struggle to post regularly on your business blog or write but, then a…

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students

How Your Marketing Can Appeal to Students (and Turn Them Into Brand Ambassadors)

College campuses are a breeding ground for potential brand ambassadors. Here are three ways you can appeal to student organizations

Want to connect your business with the students on a college campus? Here’s how to…

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capital

5 Simple Ways to Raise Capital for Your Small Business

Use these tips to help successfully fund your small business

Small businesses often need capital to get their footing, i.e.: for inventory, equipment or retail…

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Social Mentions

7 Ways to Convert Social Mentions Into Sales

Part of a great SEO strategy is acting on every opportunity to build your online reputation

Here are seven actions you can take when you receive social mentions that will help…

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pitch deck

How to Prepare a Pitch Deck That Gets Funding

Components from my pitch deck that got me funding from a legendary VC

BE’s Associate Tech Editor shares key components from her pitch deck that helped her receive…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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generations

3 Ways to Keep Your Best Talent for the Long Haul

If you’re building an all-star team, here’s what to do instead of recruiting only when you have an open position

A strong and dedicated team is the key to growing a successful business, but building…

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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