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Small Business

Ericka Dunlap

How This Former Miss America Winner Changed Diversity and Inclusion

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Ericka Dunlap to learn more about her experience as Miss America…

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Entrepreneur of the Week

zakiya larry

‘Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry Shares Essential Marketing Tips

In wake of the upcoming Entrepreneurs Summit, Zakiya Larry shared tips marketing, branding and money…

[Entrepreneur of the Week] Here’s How Ginjan Bros Won $25,000—You Can Too

Here’s a chance to share your story about your small business and win a cash…

[Entrepreneur of the Week] How Rica Elysée Launched Uber-Style Beauty Service for Women of Color

Rica Elysée created BeautyLynk, an on-location beauty booking platform delivering salon quality hair, make-up, and…

Financing

microlending

How Microlending Can Help You Start A Business

Read on to learn more about how microlenders can help you get that $10,000 or…

Jay Z Launches Venture Capital Fund to Invest in Startups

Jay Z is launching a new venture capital fund according to a new report from…

‘Shark Tank’ Celebrates $100 Million in Deals Done on the Show

In a special episode featuring millennial entrepreneurs, one will make the deal that takes the…

Franchises

Franchising

8 Industries That Lend Themselves to Franchising Well

Members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) talk about the industries that currently lend themselves…

Franchising a Satisfying and Popular Option for Women Entrepreneurs

Most women are very pleased with running a franchise, according to the Franchise Business Review…

Women in Franchising: A Natural Fit?

Last week, Hannah Kramer, published an article sharing some insights on women in franchising from an…

Getting Started

restaurant

Reality TV Chef Opens Up About Running a Restaurant

Lawrence Page, head chef and owner of The Pink Tea Cup, shows the real deal…

BE 7: Young Entrepreneurs Organization Executive Director, Ernest Ruffin, Jr.

See how the Young Entrepreneurz Organization (YEO) is teaching 6-12th youth how to take their…

6 Qualities to Look for in a Strong Co-Founder

There are certain qualities that co-founders need in order to make them right for the…

Home Based

Seller Reuben Reuel talks about Etsy's tools to help you make extra cash

Here’s How Etsy Wants to Help You Make Extra Cash

This week Etsy, the global e-commerce platform for creatives, made two big announcements that can…

This Home Business Checklist May Change Everything

Here’s a checklist–not in any particulr order–of tasks you want to complete before you go…

Moms Mean Business: How To Become A Mompreneur

Are you a mom looking to start your own business? Here are a few tips…

Tools & Resources

sunk cost fallacy

Entrepreneurs—Don’t Make This Common Behavioral Mistake Like Everyone Else

Avoid falling into the trap of sunk cost fallacy, which can lead to bad business…

‘Elevation Strategist’ Zakiya Larry Shares Essential Marketing Tips

In wake of the upcoming Entrepreneurs Summit, Zakiya Larry shared tips marketing, branding and money…

Stop Fake News From Faking You and Your Brand Out

With current sensationalist headlines, such as “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald Trump for President”…

Your Business

Marketing Secret

Learn the Marketing Secret that Will Automatically Attract Customers

Customers like to be courted, but they don’t like to be preyed upon. Entice the…

Branding Strategist and New Author Offers Insight on How to Intensify Your Company Brand

Author Courtney Rhodes discusses why it’s important for black entrepreneurs to have a branding strategy…

Seal the Deal with Four Proven Closing Techniques

Communication is key when trying to make a sale. Learn four proven closing techniques and…

How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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