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NBA stars business moves

3 NBA Stars Making Big Business Moves This Year

With the start of the basketball season upon us, it’s clear that some of the…

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Publicist Kiki Ayers

How a Formerly Homeless L.A. Publicist Uses Her Network to Increase Her Net Worth

Entertainment reporter Kiki Ayers shares how she started her own PR firm

When looking at publicist Kiki Ayers, the last thing you would suspect is that she…

By Nicole K. Webb

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Domestic violence survivor Maleeka Holloway

How a Victim of Domestic Violence Rebuilt Her Career After Leaving Her Abuser

Survivor and entrepreneur Maleeka Hollaway shares her tips

Domestic violence is a hidden yet harsh reality for many women who show up at…

By Kandia Johnson

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Molly Maid Franchisee Is Cleaning Up With Her House Cleaning Service

This Molly Maid owner shares her keys to success in the competitive field of residential cleaning

Even in the competitive field of residential cleaning, an owner can thrive. Lisa Johnson shares…

By Nancy E Williams

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Basketmate Funderdome

Brother-and-Sister Entrepreneurs Create Unique Laundry Basket

Their invention means never having to struggle carrying laundry

Najma and Yusuf  Jamaludeen are siblings that collaborated to create an innovative laundry product, BasketMate.…

By Brandon Andrews

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She Created Her Product, a Weave Dryer, After Her Grandma Came to Her in a Dream

A weave-lover invents a dryer for women tired of waiting for their weaves to dry

Dr. Michalyn Porter’s Weave Dryer provides a new solution for women with hair extensions. She…

By Brandon Andrews

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Enjoy-A-Bowl Creator Dr. Joe J. Owens on Steve Harvey's Funderdome

Black Vet Invents Innovative Pet Food Bowl After His Dog Begged For Pasta

He invented a unique pet feeding system

On Episode 13 of Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, Dr. Joe J. Owens pitched his product, Enjoy-A-Bowl, in…

By Brandon Andrews

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Ahyiana Angel (Image: Switch, Pivot or Quit)

Former NBA Publicist Starts Podcast for Women Looking to Make Career Transitions

'I bet on myself and won,' says former publicist-turned-podcaster Ahyiana Angel

“Have you noticed that we are no longer living in a world where ambitious people…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Kito Johnson

Million-Dollar Real Estate Broker and Investor Shares How to Build a Real Estate Empire

Kito Johnson discusses entrepreneurship, real estate, and bouncing back after the 2008 economic crisis

Kito Johnson talks to Black Enterprise about his faith, family, failed businesses, and recovering from…

By Chanel Martin

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How Becoming a Beautiful, Bald Bella Gave Life to a New Business

Going bald brought her a new perspective and business idea

The Beautiful Bald Bella pitched Dome Essentials on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome. She shares her story…

By Brandon Andrews

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Meet the Members of The Money Team

The Money Team to pursue their passions and create profitable businesses for themselves

Outside of the ring, Floyd Mayweather empowers his team, known as The Money Team, to…

By Daron Pressley

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competitors

3 Ways to Learn From Your Competitors

You must study your competition in order to beat them

As you take your business to the next level, your competitors are a great source…

By Kandia Johnson

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Five Cities Receive Half-a-Million-Dollar Grants to Boost Spending with Black Businesses

Charlotte, Chicago, Memphis, Milwaukee, and Los Angeles will each get $100,000 to boost spending

The program, funded by the non-profit agencies of Living Cities and the Citi Foundation, was…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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kids

A Momager Shares Tips For Raising CEO Kids

Tips and parenting advice for raising entrepreneurial children

Tamara Lewis, founder of Raising a Mogul TV & Podcast and mom of a 16-year-old…

By Kandia Johnson

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WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Want Better Ideas? Keep A Work-Life Balance

Too much stress can stifle your business

Too much stress can lead to fatigue and poor health; it can also cause entrepreneurs…

By Selena Hill

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Beefed-Up National Business League Aims to Empower Black Entrepreneurs

The Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce and National Business League merge to offer greater capacity, scope, and scale

Fortified with new ownership and leadership, the 117-year-old National Business League Inc. is getting an…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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80 Low-Cost Franchises You Can Buy For Under $100,000

Paint & Sips, wedding planning, dog training... there are a host of affordable franchises out there

“One of the key things a prospective franchise owner should look at before investing in…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Author K. Renee Ward Gets Real About the Most Overlooked Skill Entrepreneurs Need

The author and marketing entrepreneur shares what she's learned

“My secret sauce has always been having an authentic personal brand. It has been said…

By Kandia Johnson

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This Entrepreneur Knows Self-Care Is the Most Important Investment

Self-care is a career move

Self-care is one of the best investments you’ll ever make. And Christina Rice has made…

By Kandia Johnson

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Leslie Nesbitt

Transforming Color Into Consciousness

Remaking spaces through the strategic use of color

Leslie Nesbitt wasn’t always a crafty surface designer. Nor did she always dream of beautifying…

By Rochelle Soetan

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Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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