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How to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed as an Entrepreneur

Feeling overwhelmed is an inevitable emotion. In fact, it’s an essential part of your growth…

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work-life balance

Four Proven Ways Entrepreneurs Can Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Entrepreneurs, learn how to balance your work and home life—starting today

Many entrepreneurs struggle to find the perfect work-life balance. Learn four effective ways to get…

By Stephanie Chung

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Meet the Tech Founders Connecting You to Pharmacies That Deliver

When you're too sick to pick up your medicine...

After co-founder Halston Prox watched his busy dad struggle to find the time to pick…

By Kandia Johnson

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Music Business Couple Puts Musical Soul Food Fest on the Map

The music power couple's event hosted 12,000 last year

Rejoice Musical Soul Food Radio Network CEO Mike Chandler has been working in every aspect…

By Bil Carpenter

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snap

6 Things to Watch Out for When Building a Fast-Growing Company

You're growing as a company, burning bright...don't trip up

As an entrepreneur, it’s exciting when things take off for your company.

Watching things move fast…

By Samara Lynn

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influencer marketing

4 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Consider Influencer Marketing

How to harness the power of the influential

Influencer marketing includes content creation as well as distribution across social media channels, and this…

By Kandia Johnson

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gas prices

8 Ways Small Businesses Can Fight Rising Gas Prices

You may not even be aware how rising gas prices can cripple your business. Here's how to survive

Often faced with multiple challenges to turn a profit, small businesses can add navigating rising…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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The Big Question for Trump’s Tax Cut Plan: How Will the Tab Be Covered?

While Trump's proposed plan for tax reform does have the potential to aid the economic development of small businesses, exactly how these cuts will be paid for still remains unclear

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If approved, President Trump’s tax cut plan could bear an eye-popping price tag.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Black Enterprise’s Ultimate Guide for Small Business (2017)

Our 2017 guide for small business owners

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It’s National Small Business Week! According to the Small Business Association (SBA), small businesses…

By Samara Lynn

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Network

3 Networking Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

Maintain a positive reputation for yourself and your business by avoiding these common networking errors

When it comes to growing your business, the right relationships can take you places that…

By Kandia Johnson

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bill

New Bill Aims to Boost Diversity and Black Broadcast Station Ownership

G.K. Butterfield, D-North Carolina and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, is sponsoring the Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2017, which could increase ownership prospects for minorities and women in the broadcasting industry, should it become a law.

Rep. G.K. Butterfield is pushing for a bill that could increase the number of African…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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productivity

Efficiency vs. Effectiveness: a Small Business Dilemma

A delicate balancing act

Small enterprise owners have a dilemma: How do I balance efficiency and effectiveness in my…

By Black Enterprise

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black female entrepreneurs

6 Lessons Black Female Entrepreneurs Should Learn Now

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference

Takeaways from the Black Women Talk Tech conference, which aimed to give black female entrepreneurs…

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next startup

Learn from Experience: Making Your Next Startup as Successful as Your First

Launching another company? Apply the lessons you learned from your first venture

Thinking about launching another startup? Here are a few tips to help you replicate success…

By Selena Hill

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mobile

Mobile and Sharing Economy Businesses Are the Go-To Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Want to become your own boss? Consider developing a mobile business or join the sharing economy

If you are interested in gaining financial freedom through entrepreneurship, most experts suggest you open…

By macklinc

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Franchises

Decorating Diva Sisters Build Award-Winning Franchise in Atlanta

Find out how sisters Barbara Elliot and Jennifer Ward Woods were able to sustain the success of their Decorating Den Interiors franchise, in spite of the 2008 Recession

Buying an interior design franchise propelled these creative sisters into building an award winning business…

By Nancy E Williams

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Boy Scout

Boy Scout Lessons That Any Entrepreneur Can Learn From

How the six requirements Boy Scouts use to earn their Entrepreneurship merit badges can translate into adulthood

Through the Boy Scouts, I learned leadership, personal finance, and other skills that have come…

By Black Enterprise

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Diversification

Business Owners Beware the Danger of Diversification

Entrepreneurs must understand the potential risks associated with diversification

Business diversification is good or is it? Jerome D. Love uncovers the hidden dangers of…

By Jerome D. Love

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millipreneurs

Millennipreneurs Generate Serious Cash—but Peers Are Mostly Dreamers, Not Doers

Millennials think about and like the idea of starting their own businesses, however most struggle to find ways to effectively become their own bosses

The reality is that millennials think about starting business more than they actual go about…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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prepared

3 Steps to Being Prepared for Almost Any Business Crisis

Preparation is key

At some point, you will be on the verge of disaster with your business. Here’s…

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How To

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

How to Make an Impact in Your Industry and Boost Career Success

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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