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Small Business

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Where Are They Now: Elevator Pitch Competition Winner, Precious Williams

The 2013 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, Precious Williams, has found success since attending…

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Financing

Everyone needs a network of people they can count on, in both in their personal lives, and in business. For entrepreneurs especially, these support networks can make the difference between feeling like you’re out there on your own, to being deeply connected to other entrepreneurs and having a team of friends, advisers or partners to turn to when you’re not sure which direction to go.

Here are seven tips for building the ultimate network to support your entrepreneurial goals.---Tina Wells

5 Important Questions You Should Ask Investors

Startups and small business owners should evaluate potential angel investors just as they are to…

5 Steps to Long-Term Business Success

Shark Tank’s Rodney S. Sampson, an alumnus of the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference, talks strategy…

Web Series Producers: Up to $150,000 Available via New Funding Innitiative

The National Black Programming Consortium has launched a new funding initiative designed to identify innovative…

Franchises

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Franchise Company of the Year: Karim Webb Shares Savvy Business Lessons

Sharing knowledge of success, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar owner, Karim Webb, talks on…

Black Enterprise Legacy Award Winner Adds NBA Team Ownership to Resume

It’s no secret that the National Basketball Association (NBA) has a deficit of black owners.…

4 Red Flags Your Business Is About to Fold

Whether you are a Fortune 500 CEO, a first time entrepreneur, or a single parent…

Getting Started

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Contest Open To Solo Entrepreneurs Who Give Back Their Communities

Sole proprietors who make it a priority to help their community are eligible to participate…

From Frustration into Profit: Former Dancer Talks Journey to Launch Eco-Friendly Undergarments

Erin Carpenter, CEO of Nude Barre, a specialty line of eco friendly undergarments, talks turning…

6 Reasons Working For Free Can Get You Paid

Working for free can be a gamble, but keeping these six things in mind will…

Home Based

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Timeshare Nightmare: Waking Up & Walking Out Can Be Just A Pipe Dream

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On a vacation in Mexico six years ago, Jessica Martinez and her husband took…

YouTube Star Spotlight: How MahoganyCurls Tutorials Are Blowing Up Natural Hair

How Jessica Lewis, a stay-at-home mom utilized Internet marketing and social media to launch a…

White House: 9 Critical Facts About American Families And Work

A new report by the president’s council of economic advisers lays out nine critical facts…

Tools & Resources

5 Quick Ways to Repurpose Your Content

Right Way To Use Video To Promote Your Business

Videos are one the most effective way to communicate to your potential buyers and even…

How to Run Your Home More Like a CEO

All successful CEOs have one thing in common: They’re able to maintain a big-picture perspective.…

Free Weekly Webinars Available For Serial Producers and Filmmakers

Filmmakers, content developers, and producers looking to up their game online can take advantage of…

Your Business

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Where Are They Now: Elevator Pitch Competition Winner, Precious Williams

The 2013 Black Enterprise Elevator Pitch Competition winner, Precious Williams, has found success since attending…

In Business, It’s OK to Toot Your Own Horn

In business, it’s not bragging to let people know what you do. Here’s a wake-up…

End-of-Year Checklist: 5 Steps to Make a Comeback When It Counts

Finish strong this year with these five steps to make a comeback and come out…

Women of Power

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Meet Caroline Clarke, Host of Women of Power TV

Get to know Caroline Clarke, new host of Women of Power TV.

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Ten Facts about Pam Grier

Women of Power Legacy Award Honoree: 10 Facts About Pam Grier

Black Enterprise is honoring the great Pam Grier with the 2015 Legacy Award at the…

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