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influencer marketing

4 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Consider Influencer Marketing

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

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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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efficiency

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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Black Entrepreneurs

Thank You, Black Entrepreneurs

It’s imperative to remember those who have encouraged us to step out on faith and begin this journey of entrepreneurship

Dear Black Entrepreneurs: This world could never produce enough words to express how important your…

By Cameka Smith

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black finance

How to Prepare for Your First 5 Business Milestones

The “firsts” of your business can be nerve-wracking. Here’s how to make sure everything goes smoothly

Educating yourself on common milestones in your startup will give you a better chance of…

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journey

The Journey to the Crown Experience Brings Together Women From Around the Globe

Join the C.L.A.S.S. Network on Saturday, February 11, 2017, in New York City, as it hosts its inaugural 'Journey to the Crown Experience' event

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 in New York the C.L.A.S.S Network will host the Journey…

By Daron Pressley

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fail

13 Keys to Success According to Today’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurs

Everyone’s definition of success differs. But there’s truth behind each and every one

Here are the most important keys to success from 13 innovative entrepreneurs on the scene…

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

Four things to remember when opting to use an international remote development team

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

By Nathaniel J.

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How To

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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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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