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Mixed Chicks Firmly Rooted in Natural Hair Movement With New Additions for Men

His Mix line of natural hair products caters to men of mixed races

Research shows that wearing their natural hair makes black women feel liberated, confident, and different…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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African Market

This PR Expert Shares Tips on How To Enter The African Market

International PR expert shares her tips on doing business globally

At the start of the year, Black Enterprise went global. We traveled to Lagos, Nigeria,…

By Sirita Wright

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Failure

What My Biggest Failures Taught Me

Leveraging life lessons when things fall apart in business

Leveraging life lessons when things fall apart in business.

By John Hope Bryant

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muhlenberg college

How Digital Skills Training Gives Your Company a Competitive Advantage

Here’s why providing regular digital training to employees can give your company a competitive edge

Now’s the time to develop a robust strategy to grow your company.
By 2018, the U.S.…

By Black Enterprise

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Confidence Boosters

Five Confidence Boosters That Will Advance Business Acumen

Here are Harris’ top five practical tips for building confidence in your business

Here are Harris’ top five practical tips for building confidence in your business.

By Chanel Martin

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Periscope

How Periscope Increased This Salon Owner’s Clientele and Product Sales

Find out how Hayah Beauty is quickly becoming a household name via its use of Periscope

In the last year, live streaming video apps like Snapchat and Periscope have exploded in…

By Chanel Martin

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Ebony Swank

Ebony Swank creates ‘Business Best Friend’ to put small businesses in the black

Teaching entrepreneurs how to become experts at running their ventures

The superlative title of “best friend” usually goes to someone who has our well-being and…

By Chanel Martin

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DC

This D.C. Clothing Brand Celebrates ‘Chocolate City’

Bailiwick Clothing lends voice to the gentrification conversation

The District of Columbia (D.C.) was the first major American city to achieve a black…

By Jared Brown

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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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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.…

By Black Enterprise

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business

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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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muhlenberg college

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…

By Black Enterprise

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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.

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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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…

By Black Enterprise

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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