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Focus on Being Nimble as You Embark on Your 2017 Goals

Five tips to help you remain nimble as you work toward building a strong, profitable business and successfully accomplishing your goals in 2017

Create a plan with these few tips on being nimble in order to successfully accomplish…

By Jason Dukes

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Black America

4 Ways Minorities Can Thrive Under Trump’s Presidency

It's time for minorities in America to think beyond their emotions and take advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead

Donald Trump might not have been the choice of Black America, but that doesn’t mean…

By Shawn Baldwin

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family

Should You Go Into Business With Your Family

Weigh the pros and cons for your business

Here are a few things to you may want to consider if you go into…

By Black Enterprise

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business owners

How Business Owners Can Make Time For Self-Care

The key is just carving out the time

Business owners find out how to work smarter to win back more of your time,…

By Black Enterprise

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business credit score

How to Get a Good Business Credit Score Without the Stress

Tips to maintain proper business finanacing

In order to do so at an affordable rate, you’ll need to follow these steps…

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Bob Johnson

Bob Johnson Applauds GOP Sen. Tim Scott for Championing Diversity Bill

Calls for companies to increase minority business opportunities and diversity in the workplace

BET founder Bob Johnson applauds GOP Sen. Tim Scott, for championing a bill that ensures…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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credit

Accepting Credit Cards 101: What Your Business Needs to Know

A guide to help you understand the basics of credit card use in the context of small business ownership

To avoid any potential, detrimental hiccups, here is everything that you need to know about…

By Black Enterprise

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social media

4 Social Media Marketing Tools to Catapult Your Brand in 2017

Four tools to help simplify and refine your social media strategy

With brands emerging each year, vying for the public’s attention, learn four cost efficient social…

By Cameka Smith

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start

10 Ways to Start or Grow Your Business for Less Than $150 Bucks

Use this checklist to successfully launch your new business

Ready to launch your new business but now sure where to start, check out these…

By Cameka Smith

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profitable

Why Companies Are Being Asked How Soon They Can Turn a Profit

Investors are increasingly asking, “How soon can you become profitable?” in order to stay in their comfort zones.

Find out why many venture capitalists are asking “How soon can you become profitable?” right…

By Black Enterprise

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India

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

Four things to remember when opting to use an international remote development team

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

By Nathaniel J.

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low-cost

4 Low-Cost Benefits That Majorly Boost Employee Happiness

Simple changes like encouraging healthy living and accommodating their schedules can do wonders for employee morale

If you’re a company wanting to offer perks to your employees that will help them…

By Black Enterprise

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company culture

How to Carefully Use Company Culture to Attract Top Candidates

These four successful recruitment strategies are centered around company culture

Find out how you can streamline your recruitment and hiring process so that it is…

By Black Enterprise

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Brand

A Good Brand is Your Most Valuable Asset

Prominent Latina tech designer from Silicon Valley, Gail Yui, shares must-read secrets of great brands

Check out these 3 must-follow rules for building a good brand by one of the…

By Black Enterprise

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federal contracts

Cost of Doing Business With the Federal Government on the Rise

Minority-owned firms are investing more time and money seeking government contracts

Each year federal agencies spend billions of dollars purchasing goods and services from small businesses…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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tech companies

Using Humor as a Business Tactic: How to Know When to Cross the Line

Humor can be effective in marketing, but it’s important to understand who your audience is

When you set out to use humor in your marketing, strive to be edgy, entertaining…

By Black Enterprise

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low expectations

How to Prevent Yourself From Unintentionally Setting Low Expectations

We’re often told to set “realistic” expectations, but that mentality can limit what we can truly achieve

In business, it seems that we are taught to settle for less than we deserve.…

By Black Enterprise

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feedback

3 Steps for Transforming Negative Feedback Into Positive Results

Negative reviews can be the holy grail of customer feedback.

Negative feedback is a little less obvious of a gift. It provides a map to…

By Black Enterprise

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support

4 Trends Staffing Firms Should Look Out for in 2017

The highs and lows of the past can often dictate a lot about what your firm can expect in the upcoming year.

Mature or established staffing firms should be very good at identifying their seasonalities. At my…

By Black Enterprise

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entrepreneurs summit

10 Reasons to Attend B.E.’s Entrepreneurs Summit in 2017

Join thousands of small business owners in Houston to gain strategic, financial, motivational, and leadership advice

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Entrepreneurs Summit, which will take…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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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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