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Seven Secrets to Winning Big Government Contracts for Small Business Owners

Strativia CEO, Kenneth Kelly, candidly shares insights and tips on how to prepare and position…

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What Stages of Venture Fundraising Look Like in the Black Community

Let's break them down

Here are the various stages of fundraising and what they typically look like from the…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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4 Things Every Black Entrepreneur Can Learn From EMPIRE’s Cookie Lyon

It's a study on building wealth

Cookie Lyon and her enchanting black girl magic is what she uses to lead her…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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7 Ways to Fund Your Startup

You've got plenty of options

When you have a startup or a small/medium business that you are looking to get…

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How to Get Over Your Fear of Self-Promotion

It's not conceit; it's good for your career and goals

The bottom line is no one will invest in you if you’re invisible, here are…

By Kandia Johnson

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The One Thing You Need To Do To Really Make Your Business Grow

You've grown and established your business, now it needs to be nurtured

Taking a step back from the “bells and whistles” of running a business in the…

By Shakira M. Brown

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5 Smart Hustles to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Truth and takeaways for entrepreneurs from the Smart Hustle Small Business Conference

It’s time to get your “smart hustle” on.Self-described “small business evangelist” Ramon Ray has helped…

By Derek T. Dingle

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The Secret To a Wildly Successful Product Launch? Focus Groups

Opinion studies provide valuable insight

Insights obtained from focus groups have the potential to change your life forever whether the…

By Shakira M. Brown

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12 Traps to Avoid When Finding a Manufacturer

Many entrepreneurs seek out manufacturers to get their products to market; here's how to find one

If a company sells itself as a manufacturer but describes its business as “Import/Export,”…

By Samara Lynn

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How Better Cash Flow Management Is Helping This Babysitting Business Thrive

As an entrepreneur, cash flow management is critical

Over time, Oriabure-King has learned that cash flow management and a diversified revenue stream are…

By Samara Lynn

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Mastering Sales: Overcome Prospects’ Objections Like a Pro

The fine art of turning "No" into "Yes"

Objections during a sales pitch aren’t necessarily a bad thing, but make sure you’re ready…

By Stephanie Chung

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Business Event Planning Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Know

You need a specific plan of action

Event planning, without a defined and desired result, along with a specific plan of action…

By Patrice Tartt

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Pitch and Present Your Business Idea With Confidence

Take a deep breath and then read this...

Feeling uncertain and nervous about pitching your business idea to a room full of investors…

By Kandia Johnson

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Have Social Media Burnout? There Are 7 Apps For That!

If you are an entrepreneur sick of tending to your social media, there is help

Engaging with social media day in and day out can be time-consuming, distracting and downright…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Get On The Shelf of Walmart Stores

Getting your product into Walmart can rocket launch your business

With a global reach and massive sales opportunities, there’s no surprise businesses want to know…

By Samara Lynn

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Psyche Terry

CEO Talks Money Mindset Needed to Grow an 8-Figure Business

She keeps all of her goals posted in front of her desk.

Now, with a company reportedly evaluated at $10 million dollars, Terry shares the money mindset…

By Kandia Johnson

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brand loyalty

Life Coach Offers Holistic Approach to Brand Loyalty

Don't just build brand loyalty; retain it

Discover how entrepreneurs and employers can mitigate conflict in business relationships without destroying brand loyalty.…

By Roz A Gee

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Louis Carr and Earl "Butch" Graves Jr. How to Become a Mogul (Image: File)

How to Become A Mogul

The head of sales at BET says being a mogul is to be loyal, disciplined, and committed

Some people equate becoming a mogul to being rich, famous and successful but, Louis Carr,…

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How to Report Your Clients’ Payments to the Business Credit Bureaus

By doing so, you may be doing them and other entrepreneurs a solid

By reporting those payments to commercial credit agencies you can help your clients build positive…

By Samara Lynn

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American College

4 Types of Insurance Businesses Need

Something even the smallest of businesses needs to consider

It can be confusing sifting through the boatload of business insurance policies on the market.…

By Samara Lynn

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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