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Prince

Lessons From BET Awards Prince Tribute on Making Good on Your Promises

Delivering on your promises will gain you trust and land you more business

The BET Awards Prince tribute is an example of making good on a promise. When…

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customer

How to Convert Customer Complaints Into Compliments About Your Business

SociallyBuzz’s Andre Kay knows it’s the response time that’s key

It doesn’t matter the customer is rude or right, the Internet has given consumers more…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Business Name

Need to Change Your Business Name? Here’s the Right Way to Do It

Considering changing your company's name? These insights can help you save both time and money

My entrepreneurial story should sound familiar to anyone who’s thought about launching their own business.…

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Email List

How the Reverse Opt-In Can Help You Build Your Tribe Faster and Smarter

Here's how you can leverage reverse opt-in to optimize email campaigns

Have you ever looked at what everyone else in online business is doing and thought there must…

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Startups

What Startups Can Learn About Marketing From the Food and Beverage Industry

Four tips from the food and beverage industry startups can use to launch a successful marketing campaign

Whether you’re trying to transform transportation in the tech industry or sling a new cocktail…

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Digital Skills

How to Make Project Deadlines Less Daunting

Here's how to be proactive and productive while working towards impending deadlines

A goal without any kind of timeline can be endlessly postponed.
Sometimes circumstances, such as a…

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Technology Team

4 Ways to Support Your Technology Team as You Scale

How to fulfill the needs of all members of your tech team

Offering choice is also great for your organization.

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New Team

4 Things You Can’t Forget When Bringing on a New Team Member

How to effectively train and on-board new hires

When your company is growing like a weed, it’s difficult to think about anything besides…

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Robert F. Smith

African American Billionaire Robert F. Smith Named Carnegie Hall’s New Chairman

The BE 100s CEO to assist with the prestigious concert stage’s outreach efforts

Robert F. Smith, founder, chairman and chief executive of Vista Equity Partners (No. 1 on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ebony

Linda Johnson Rice Says Ebony Sell Is Smart Business Move

New venture Ebony Media Operations is still black-owned

Last week marked the end of an era for the historic Chicago-based Johnson Publishing Co.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

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manager

Are You a ‘Musher’ Manager? Here’s Why That’s Not a Good Leadership Model

Why the best leaders get off their sleds and push, as opposed to merely barking orders at their team

It’s early Monday morning and Simon, president of eLearning Mind, is sitting amongst darkened computer…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

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Digital Skills

Why Women Really Earn Less Than Men

So, why does the trek toward the final frontier for women's equality stall when it's time to get paid?

No one can argue that women have made significant strides in society over the past…

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Side business

How I Officially Turned My Side Business Into My Full-Time Job

Here are the steps you can take to make your visions a reality

Before I became an “official” entrepreneur, I was just an entrepreneur at heart, working one…

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hillary clinton

Hillary Clinton Talks To Black Businesses

U.S. Black Chambers stands by the Democratic Presidential frontrunner as the best person for black businesses

In the days ahead of clinching the Democratic presidential nomination and President Obama’s endorsement, Hillary…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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leaders

Are Women Better Leaders than Men?

Debunking long-held traditional attitudes about the fairer sex

Once upon a time, long ago (in the ’70s), there was a television game show…

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Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From Top Female Executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female…

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meeting

The Most Powerful Meeting You Can Ever Have

The most powerful meeting that aspiring entrepreneurs or young professionals can have isn’t a job interview. It’s an informational meeting.

The most powerful meeting that aspiring entrepreneurs or young professionals can have isn’t a job…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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