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Don’t be Afraid–Twitter Won’t Bite

What some think is a beast can be consumer's best friend

There’s a monster lurking in the shadows. The million-headed beast reveals itself from the midst…

By Renita Burns

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Publish, Not Perish

Sites help DIY entrepreneur/authors get their words out

With an increasing number of sophisticated and professional online services, ordinary entrepreneurs can now create…

By Dale Coachman

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Great Place for a New Start

Milwaukee’s Midwestern Welcome

Milwaukee mixes cosmopolitan flair with small-town hospitality.

By Aisha Sylvester

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Beyond Bangkok

Northeast Thailand provides earthy, exotic, lush treasures

From the perch of The Lobby Bar & Lounge at the chic Siam@Siam Design Hotel…

By Sean Drakes

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South Africa Welcomes the World for Premier Soccer Event

Star athlete encourages U.S. support

As famous for its captivating landscapes as it is notorious for its tumultuous past, South…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Where the Eating is Easy

Soulful Creole cuisine provides much more than a taste of New Orleans

Food defines New Orleans. There is no censorship on taste, no modified portions, and no…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Tuning In to the Third Screen Frontier

Advertisers tap broadcast, unicast, mobile TV

There are more than 270 million mobile phones active in the U.S., according to CTIA,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Taking a Page From Obama’s Book

The authors of Barack 2.0 show how you can use his winning social media plan to grow your business

In January 2007, a junior senator from Illinois announced his improbable candidacy for the presidency…

By Bridget McCrea

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Barack 2.0: Barack Obama’s Social Media Lessons for Business

The tools and principles included in this workbook can help you win friends and influence millions

This book and its accompanying interactive online companion addendum make up the definitive reference on…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How Online Video Can Boost Your Firm’s Bottom Line

Eight great ideas for small and midsized businesses

With the online video movement in full swing and YouTube attracting 98.9 million viewers to…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Nature Lover’s Adventure

Belize is a Central American playground with an enthralling wild side and soothing aquatic splendors

The VAST, mysterious night sky silenced every thought in my head as I marveled at…

By Sean Drakes

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Up the Ante on Your Web Presence

Options to improve your search engine rankings

They may have millions of pages at their fingertips, but people surfing the Web usually…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Change of Pace

Tahinde Frederick was networking at a business conference in Bermuda in 2006 when she decided…

By Sean Drakes

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Becoming a Social Networking Butterfly

Build your customer base with black social networking sites

Abiola Abrams may not have the deep pockets of a large publishing conglomerate, but what…

By Bridget McCrea

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Small Business Catalyst

Vel Johnson relishes Orlando's supportive spirit

While the sluggish economy is taking a toll on tourism, the dominant industry in Orlando,…

By Sean Drakes

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Four Ways to Slash Tech Costs

Maximize your resources without sacrificing productivity

While few business gurus would argue the merits of tightening tech budget belts right now,…

By Bridget McCrea

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Building Your Online Rep

Creating a firm Web presence can boost brand image

With so much focus on reputation-building at the individual level, it stands to reason that…

By Bridget McCrea

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Making the Best of Your Wireless Options

Mobile computing for today’s entrepreneurs

It doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to gain access to the Web and…

By Bridget McCrea

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Five Steps to Better IT Security

Learn to protect yourself, business partners from cyber crime

When the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) released its list of emerging cyber threats…

By Bridget McCrea

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Turn Your Website Into a Social Networking Machine

Key strategies for tapping into your customer base

Many people see online social networking tools as a fun diversion where individuals make friends,…

By Bridget McCrea

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HTC’s Touch Diamond

BlackEnterprise.com takes HTC’s next smart phone on test run

The HTC Touch Diamond, which hit U.S. stores this fall, is expected to be “sleeper…

By Anthony Calypso

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Text Me!

How to tap the growing mobile advertising trend

Hey you, with the cell phone on your desk just a few inches from…

By Bridget McCrea

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Road Trippin’

Let the most effective GPS keep you on track during your summer road trip

This may not be the perfect summer for a road trip. But if you’re one…

By Dale Coachman

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Barack Obama’s Lesson in Social Media

Senator adroitly uses Twitter to spread his message

With Sen. Barack Obama being recognized as the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic Party,…

By Brent Leary

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iPhone 2.0 Unveiled

New Apple device comes with more features and lower price tag than original

Just a little more than a year since the introduction of the first generation iPhone,…

By Anthony Calypso

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Corporate Clicks: FraserNetsearch

African American business search engine set to launch

According to recent studies, African Americans turn to the Internet more often than others for…

By Ann Brown

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Following Up

Using technology to create better customer relationships

Many small businesses have turned to technology to automate important but routine tasks and processes.…

By Brent Leary

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Road Trip

Many hotel options available for family-friendly summer vacation stays

Finding hotels that are kid-friendly yet sophisticated enough for parents used to be hard, but…

By Ann Brown

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Sync Your Ride

Ford and Microsoft offer enhanced digital road experience

Imagine transforming your car into a digital, on-the-go, communications and audio
entertainment hub. Ford and Microsoft…

By Anthony Calypso

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Pumping Up Web Traffic

Having the right hyperlinks can drive customers to your site

The hyperlink is still the lifeblood of the Web. When you see some interesting content…

By Brent Leary

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Protect Your Network

How midsized firms can shore up holes in their computer networks

In March, Hannaford Bros., a Scarborough, Mass.-based supermarket chain, announced someone had hacked into its…

By Bridget McCrea

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Building an IT Team

Is it time to pull together an internal tech team at your midsized firm?

When it comes to technology, most small businesses outsource to firms that handle duties such…

By Bridget McCrea

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RushmoreDrive.com Tailors Web Searches to Black Audiences

New online destination and search engine live today

The online search engine RushmoreDrive.com was officially launched into cyberspace. Its goal is to become…

By Anthony Calypso

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Four Social Acts Business People Need to Commit

Varying ways to invest in building credibility on the web

But a growing number of business people do understand how these Websites are being used…

By Brent Leary

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Virtual Storage Lockers

Websites let you keep personalized photos, music, video, and documents online

Computers are vulnerable to hard-drive crashes, virus attacks, theft, and natural disasters, which can erase…

By Anthony Calypso

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Oprah’s Social Media Lesson

Solopreneurs can follow Winfrey’s lead

Who out there wouldn’t want to be the next Oprah Winfrey? She’s turned her long-running…

By Brent Leary

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Is the DVD Format War Over?

Blu-ray declares victory over HD DVD

Among the technologies that were battling to become the industry standard in the multibillion-dollar home…

By Anthony Calypso

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Win Friends and Influence People, Version 2.0

Dale Carnegie’s principles translate to the digital world

Over the last several months the question I get asked more than any other is…

By Brent Leary

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Networking 1.0 Tools for the Solopreneur

Social media is nice, but nothing beats pressing the flesh

Social media is nice, but nothing beats pressing the flesh

By Brent Leary

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Web 2.0 Success Stories

How entrepreneurs used social media to earn thousands for their business dreams

How entrepreneurs used social media to earn thousands for their business dreams

By Brent Leary

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Two Tech Tools I Can’t Live Without

Box.net and Adobe Audition software will help you store lots of content and enhance audio files

Box.net and Adobe Audition software will help you store lots of content and enhance audio…

By Brent Leary

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So You Want to Blog?

Tips to help you rise above the rest

You’ve finally made up your mind to do it. You’re ready to share your knowledge,…

By Brent Leary

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A Mystical Journey

Taos offers a serene mix of culture, history, and escapism

A visit to the 1,000-year-old Taos Pueblo-a World Heritage site-shows how the Native Americans, 150…

By Patricia Jacobs

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A New Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is still hugely important

My name is Brent Leary and I am an addict — a BlackBerry and iPhone…

By Brent Leary

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Be Social!

Why sites such as MySpace are so darn popular

Why sites such as MySpace are so darn popular

By Brent Leary

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Why Are Small Businesses Still Without Web 2.0?

Traditional entrepreneurs are wary of new tech trends

Traditional entrepreneurs are wary of new tech trends

By Brent Leary

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Successful Business Bloggers

You can be one too when you use these tips

Many business people have made the decision to jump into blogging, yet have many questions…

By Brent Leary

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A Bahamas Mancation—Well, Sort Of

Female writer embarks on a manly travel excursion

I didn’t cut my cigar, a huge faux pas, particularly since I’m trying out a…

By Patricia Jacobs

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Vegetarians’ Restaurant Row

Boosted by culinary demand, vegetarian cuisine is spawning new eateries around the country

A growing and increasingly vocal minority, vegetarians now make up 1% of the total U.S.…

By Zana Billue

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Women of Power

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Star Jones Confirmed to Moderate Women of Power Summit Panel

Star Jones is set to moderate a panel with industry leaders at Black Enterprise’s 2015…

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Women of Power Summit: Social Media 101 for Senior Professionals

Social media isn’t just a playground for millennials. Check out tips from Angela Pitter, a…

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