Tag Archives: How To

What’s Your Small Business Saturday Strategy?

There's Black Friday. And Cyber Monday. Now see how to prepare your small biz for Small Business Saturday

While major retailers are gearing up for Black Friday, small businesses are also hoping to…

By Renita Burns

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How Not to Go Broke on Black Friday

For the best deals, planning is key

Though Black Friday is all about getting the most bang for your short buck, there…

By Renita Burns

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How to Optimize Video for Your Website – Part 1

Get the right bandwith and decrease those pesky buffering problems

If your video files are too large, you’ll spend more money on bandwidth and your…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Middle age. In your 40s and 50s, retirement should be top of mind now more than ever. Make sure that you’re taking full advantage of your company’s retirement plan. Contribute at least enough to receive the full match. Also make sure that you haven’t underestimated your time horizon. You don’t want to run out of money too soon.

Smart Money Moves for Every Stage of Life

You're never too young to start planning for your financial future

No matter what stage of life you’re in, it’s never to early–or late–to begin managing…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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What You Can Learn from…Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ Branding Techniques

The Bad Boy took Ciroc to new heights. Our branding expert tells how you can do the same for your business

Branding expert and reinvention strategist, Marshawn Evans, talked to Blackenterprise.com about why Diddy’s a comprehensive…

By Janel Martinez

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How to Maximize References in Your Job Search

Follow these do's and don'ts and avoid sabotaging a career opportunity

References are important in sealing the deal during and after a job interview.
So you’ve tweeked…

By Janell Hazelwood

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4 Tips on How You Can Become a Consultant

Use your base of knowledge to rebound from a layoff or make money moonlighting

There’s no question, a layoff can hinder the best laid plans. But for those with…

By Renita Burns

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How to Secure a Good-Paying Teaching Job

Make sure you're certified and build a network

I recently moved to Atlanta where, despite my significant experience and Ivy League degree, I’ve…

By Annya M. Lott

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How To Obtain SBA Certification

See how one small business owner secured millions in government contracts

Obtaining government certification as a minority-owned or disadvantaged business small business can be advantageous for…

By Renita Burns

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How to Deal with the Boss From Hell

See why managing up could be your way out

See why managing up could be your way out

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Work and Be an Entrepreneur, Too

You'll need to juggle your time and your budget

I am working on a business plan for a retail store concept. I am also…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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How to Find a Manufacturer for Your Invention

Why digging through your network can land you a partner for your product

In this blog series, Woolery takes readers through the process of bringing his invention to…

By Renita Burns

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Venus Williams on How to Make Smart Decisions for Your Brand

The tennis champion shares her three guiding principles for success

Williams tells Black Enterprise that she attributes her stellar track record to her parents’ mentorship…

By Tomika Anderson

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How to Find a Book Agent

The resources are plenty

I am looking for a literary agent who handles children’s books. Do you know of…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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How to Keep Up With Product Recalls

A couple of government agencies can help

I’m expecting my first child and preparing to buy things she’ll need like a stroller…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Navigate Stricter Home Buying Guidelines

5 tips to help you be prepared before closing

Now that credit guidelines are stricter for potential home buyers, some may be wondering how…

By Robin White Goode

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How to Roll a 401k Into a Business Retirement Fund

There are several options

If I leave my job and start my own business, can I create a company…

By John Simons

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How to Break into the Accounting Field

I’m a 37-year-old recent graduate with a degree in accounting. Unfortunately, I did not do…

By Annya M. Lott

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How to Fund a Catering Business

Check out these resources that'll have you cooking in no time

My husband and I have opened a catering business. We’ve assisted several churches and local…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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How to Deal With Professional Exhaustion

Here's some advice for maintaining a good work/life balance

At work, my department went from a staff of four to just one—me. Now there…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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