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Small Business

Small Businesses Investing Big In Digital Marketing In 2013

Digital Trends That Can Help Your Business Go From Fledgling To Thriving

In large part, it comes down to understanding the opportunities and trends that present…

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Financing

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How To Write A Grant Proposal

Most funding institutions don’t provide grants to individuals who will use the proceeds to start…

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Stumped by Sharks

Entrepreneurs should be aware of some of the information potential investors are looking for and…

Are You Really Ready for Outside Investment?

“The first thing is asking yourself, ‘Are you really, really ready to raise money?’”

Franchises

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Houlihan’s Restaurants Expands, Offering Lower Cost And Smaller Size Franchises

The new Houlihan’s prototype, which has been tested in four markets over the past year,…

Couple Who Survived Hurricane Katrina Help People Unwind With New Business

Kermie and Algy Irvin Jr., own two Painting with a Twist enterprises in the Greater…

From Ballers To Businessmen: Here is Our All Star Roster of NBA Players Turned Franchisees

It is reported that 60 percent of NBA players file for bankruptcy five years after…

Getting Started

Amiya's Mobile Dance Academy

This Teenpreneur’s Mobile Dance Studio Is Making Money, Eradicating Child Obesity

Alexander also teaches classes on healthy eating and wellness

Etsy Creates Entrepreneurship Program To Help Low-Income Sellers

Now Etsy is offering a Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Kate Spade, Macy’s, and Other Brands Support NYC Fashion Start-Up Accelerator

The NYFT Lab is the result of a collaboration between the Partnership Fund for New…

Home Based

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7 Tax Tips for Your Home-Based Business

Home-based businesses, start-ups and solopreneurs are often serial late filers and miss out on maximizing…

Top 10 Franchises You Can Run From Home

Which one of these would you like to try?

How I Made $100,000 From Home

When Maxine P. Gill was laid off from her job as a sales and marketing…

Tools & Resources

If banks turn down your request for financing, consider a factor

Are You Really Ready for Outside Investment?

“The first thing is asking yourself, ‘Are you really, really ready to raise money?’”

Small Business Tax Tips for Last Minute Filers

Here’s a few valuable tips to help business owners with tax planning, preparation and preventative…

Your Business

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5 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Relatives

Family members can be part owners of the business, but they don’t have to work…

Digital Trends That Can Help Your Business Go From Fledgling To Thriving

In large part, it comes down to understanding the opportunities and trends that present…

Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight On Financial Education Champion Ryan C. Mack

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: Optimum Institute of Economic Empowerment President Ryan Mack…

Women of Power

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Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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