Tag Archives: small business opportunities

Daron Presley (Photo by Kevin Allen)

Cutting Back to Get Ahead

Daron Pressley enjoyed a six-figure salary and an extravagant lifestyle. That’s not to say money…

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Photo: Scott Council

Is Franchising Right For You?

Not all entrepreneurs thrive on a predetermined business model

Money is at stake and risks are involved, but careful calculation, research, and preparedness can…

By Emerald S. Morrow

Posted: Tags: , , ,

Franchise Insider: How to Boost Lagging Sales

How to be a successful franchisee or franchisor

Scott Jewett, senior adviser at iFranchise Group, offers advice on how to rebound if sales…

By Renita Burns

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

MEDWeek: Small Businesses Seek Suitors

The SBA's mentor-protg program can open doors to contracting opportunities

SBA’s mentor-protégé program enables large companies to provide a variety of assistance to 8(a) firms,…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Franchise Insider: Figuring Out Franchising

How to be a successful franchisee or franchisor

Among the challenges facing franchisees, the economy tops the list. Here are a few factors…

By Tennille M. Robinson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Starting a Successful Photography Business

You're not just an artist, you're also a businessperson

Though talent is a necessary ingredient for being a successful photographer, training and experience are…

By Letita M. Aaron

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Savvy Solutions: Franchise Deal Too Good To Be True?

What questions do I need to ask so I don't get taken advantage of?

I am looking into a franchise opportunity. They’re offering a special program where I would…

By Tennille M. Robinson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Entrepreneur in You

Before becoming a business owner, you have to think like one

There are no easy short-cuts to successful, sustainable entrepreneurship: being your own boss takes lots…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Obama Helps Small Businesses and Vets Win More Contracts

President issued executive orders to establish two task forces

President Obama issued executive orders Monday that establish two task forces to improve and increase…

By Joyce Jones

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,

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

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

B.E.’s Most Affordable Franchises 2008

Black Enterprise's best franchising opportunities for African Americans.

Each year, BLACK ENTERPRISE identifies the best franchising opportunities for African Americans. This year, to…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , ,