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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…

By Black Enterprise

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women business owners

How Entrepreneurs Can Make the Most Out of Small Business Saturday

Take advantage of a record number of shoppers who are making plans to support local businesses

Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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growth

This Can Help Your Business Experience Massive Growth

3 keys to collaborating with other businesses

3 ways strategic collaboration with other companies can help your business, revenue, customer retention, and…

By Cameka Smith

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marketing plan

Tis’ the Season to Create an Impactful Marketing Plan

Successful marketing plans are well thought out, creative, and pack a punch in the marketplace

The holiday season often involves turkeys and festive activities, but what about devising a marketing…

By Sherron Washington

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power struggle

This Is How To Stop Fighting With Your Co-Founder

You and your co-founder are bound to have disagreements. It’s how you each work to solve them that matters

Power struggles can arise in any relationship and in any environment. Here are four tips…

By Black Enterprise

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media

4 Ways You Can Be Your Own Media Coverage

Who says you need a PR firm to get exposure?

Instead of hiring a PR distribution company to help your brand grow and get exposure,…

By Black Enterprise

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national day

Young Black Professionals Host National Day of Empowerment

The NULYP are making our dollars and our voice count by supporting black businesses

On Saturday, November 19, the National Urban League Young Professionals chapters nationwide will engage in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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activities

5 Team Bonding Activities Your Staff Will Actually Enjoy

These collaborative exercises will help unify your company culture

One tried-and-true method for making your team more cohesive is having them participate in team…

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National Fast Food Day

National Fast Food Day: Owner of 29 McDonald’s Generating $60M is ‘Lovin’ It’

Roland Parris offers some keen insight on becoming a franchisee

In light of National Fast Food Day, Roland Parris, the owner of 29 McDonald’s generating…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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funding

OPM (Other People’s Money) Funding Strategies for Tech

3 strategies for battling funding constraints and sourcing requisite cash from customers, lenders, and investors

Learn how savvy minority tech entrepreneurs accelerate to early funding by sourcing cash from customers,…

By D. Bernard Webster

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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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