Tag Archives: small business


He’s About That Small Business of Smart Hustle

This small business expert is a tireless advocate for entrepreneurs.

Ramon Ray is well-known for his high energy presentations at conferences and getting audiences pumped…

By Samara Lynn

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Entrepreneurs, Make 2016 Your Best Holiday Season Yet

Small business owners need to jump on Small Business Saturday

At the New York City Small Business Saturday Boot Camp event in New York City,…

By Samara Lynn

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Can Drones Help Your Business Take Off?

You may want to consider investing in a drone for your business

Drones are increasingly taking flight worldwide, offering significant potential benefits for businesses of all sizes.

By Stephen L. Ball

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6 Keys to Finding The Perfect Vendor for Your Business

Leave hope out of the decision-making process and select the vendor that will serve your business best

A bad employee can cost you a year in lost productivity, while a bad vendor…

By Black Enterprise

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Should Your Startup Actually Be a Small Business?

High growth isn’t necessarily better—or right for your lifestyle

Some key decisions that you’ll make about your business that will determine if it’s more…

By Black Enterprise

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How to Best Manage Employees No Matter Where They Are in the World

Even though your team members are spread across the globe, you can still create a sense of cohesiveness

Here are a different few tips on the best practices to use in order to…

By Black Enterprise

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Learn How to Acquire Customers for a Lifetime

Three ways to cultivate a large and loyal customer base

Learn the keys to acquiring and retaining customers for a lifetime in business even if…

By Black Enterprise

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U.S. Small Business Administration and Milken Institute Partner to Increase Minority Lending

SBA and the Milken Institute announced a new initiative called the Partnership for Lending in Underserved Markets (PLUM)

Small Business Association and Milken Institute Partner To Increase Minority Lending in key markets such…

By Daron Pressley

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11 Black Owned Businesses That You Should Know and Support

Here are a few more black-owned businesses that you must check out, Part II

Check out this list of 11 black owned businesses that you should know and support…

By Patrice Tartt

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11 Black-Owned Businesses That You Should Know and Support

There is power in the black dollar, Part I

Included are 11 black owned businesses that are highly recommended along with detailed information on…

By Patrice Tartt

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How Small Businesses Can Compete With Big Names in Marketing

Even if your business is small, you can still be heard among your competition

Check out these five ways you can be a small business, but still be heard…

By Black Enterprise

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Personal Brand

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Promote Your Business

Network boldly to build brand awareness

Most entrepreneurs think that the business or product they represent is the most important aspect…

By Black Enterprise

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How High School Habits Can Lead to Long-Term Success

Tools to help you prioritize, prepare, and perform to get ahead

Have you ever thought about what has made you more successful than most other people?…

By Black Enterprise

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Will Kobe Bryant’s $100 Million Tech Fund Capitalize Black Entrepreneurs?

Sports icon turned venture capitalist, Kobe Bryant, has the potential to set a powerful, influential example for other investors by investing in black-owned businesses

After retiring earlier this year, Kobe Bryant, the former NBA MVP, announced the launch of…

By Jared Brown

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big-name contracts

How to Land Big-Name Contracts (Regardless of Your Company Size)

Trust is vital to business success

The secret to landing big contracts isn’t deeper pockets or more manpower—it’s getting prospects to…

By Black Enterprise

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Successful CTOs

8 Qualities All Successful CTOs Share

How to rise to the occasion as a great CTO

The most successful businesses I’ve worked with have one thing in common: excellent leadership. As…

By Black Enterprise

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business email

How to Send the Perfect Business Email Every Time

Present yourself via email in a way that lets the receiver know you are intelligent, professional, and to be taken seriously

People often view email as a less formal means of communication.
This can be true when…

By Black Enterprise

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Startup Costs

Follow These 7 Steps to Save Thousands in Business Startup Costs

Employ customer discovery to ensure you're on the right track

There is an age-old saying, “If you build it, they will come.” But that couldn’t…

By Chanel Martin

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How to Communicate Your Company’s Vision to Your Employees

Make sure your team is on the same page

Your vision is exactly that: yours. Not everyone has the luxury of immediately understanding the…

By Black Enterprise

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Be Relentless With the Three R’s of Business

What separates seasoned, resilient, flexible employees with a timeless approach to business from those with less experience? It's all in how they leverage the three R’s of business

Good business leaders are like wine–we get better with age. We are relentless in pursuing our…

By Cristie Leondis

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