Tag Archives: Enterprise

Doing Business In … South Africa

Be aware of the risks and rewards this country offers

About 9,000 miles from American shores, Georgia native Mary L. Harris calls the shots. As…

By Alan Hughes

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Standing Firm

Getting the most from customers without lowering your prices

Gray Haile, a corporate law firm in Washington, D.C., ended 2008 on a high note,…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Right on Track

An unconventional venture and smart partnership open doors for two brothers

For brothers Jamon and Taj Jones, entrepreneurship is in the blood. “Our grandfather started a…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Taking on Tomorrow

Our 2010 nominees revved up during the recovery to snatch success

Few small business owners managed to exceed expectations during the recession and subsequent recovery this…

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Savvy Solutions: Stepping Out into the Footwear Industry

Custom shoe designer Candra Palmer offers advice

I have been sketching shoe designs and would like to begin producing a shoe line.…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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One For All

With strategic partnering, entrepreneurs hunker down together

In November 2008 Jenkins invited a group of designers that are regularly carried in The…

By Ayana Dixon

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Natural Solutions

To save time and meet customer demand, copreneurs bring the back office out front

As a high school history teacher, Karen Tappin spent the summer of 2003 mastering the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Savvy Solutions: How to Get Paid as a Consultant

Establishing (and sticking to) a pricing strategy is key

I presented a marketing proposal to a company where I formerly interned. We are into…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Webinar Wonder

When done well, online seminars can indirectly boost your business and your brand

Webinars offer small business owners a platform to market themselves as an authority, strengthen their…

By Brittany Hutson

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From One Company to Another

Catapult to the next level with profitable business-to-business relationships

When sisters Eve Lane and Holly Lane-Mixon launched Zebra Lane on a shoestring budget in…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Approach the Right Strategy With B-to-B

How to effectively transition into profitable business-to-business

One opportunity entrepreneurs should consider when revising or creating a new business plan is making…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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BE Next: The New Generation of Risk-Takers and Dealmakers

Young entrepreneurs position themselves to dominate the business landscape

Black Enterprise considers those young entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, and technology innovators who range in age…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Hide & Seek

The first step in accessing capital is to identify internal cash

“Cash is always king,” says entrepreneur Robert L. Wallace. “If you have cash, it doesn’t…

By Maya Payne Smart

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The Department of Transportation

Rail programs among the business opportunities at the agency

Belinda P. Coleman neither paves streets nor
builds bridges, but her company does serve as…

By Simone Richards

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Fruits of Whose Labor?

Minority businesses worry they may be overlooked when stimulus contracts get doled out

Black entrepreneurs say tracking stimulus dollars will improve minority business participation in federally funded projects.

By Joyce Jones

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The Contender

Billions of dollars are available in government contracting. Are you ready to do business?

During these times of economic duress, there’s actually room for growth—you just have to know…

By Brittany Hutson

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2009 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo

Everything you missed!

Highlights from the 2009 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo

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Entrepreneurs Conference: No Excuses

Everything you need to know now!

More than 1,000 professionals, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs ventured to Detroit for the 2009…

By Black Enterprise

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Mr. (or Mrs.) Fix It

Mistakes—we all make them, but in an economy this tough, even a small misstep can…

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel

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