Tag Archives: small business

insurance

Proper Insurance Defends Smart Business Owners

Are you sure that the insurance you've selected is appropriate for your specific business? Consider these conditions before committing to any coverage plans

Here is how you take the proper steps to know if the insurance you’ve selected…

By Preston Charles

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side hustle

Mastering the Art of the Side Hustle

If you want your business to be respected as a top-tier company then treat it like one

Check out these 4 fundamental ways to make your side hustle and your money work…

By Danielle D. Hughes

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nimble

Focus on Being Nimble as You Embark on Your 2017 Goals

Five tips to help you remain nimble as you work toward building a strong, profitable business and successfully accomplishing your goals in 2017

Create a plan with these few tips on being nimble in order to successfully accomplish…

By Jason Dukes

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Black America

4 Ways Minorities Can Thrive Under Trump’s Presidency

It's time for minorities in America to think beyond their emotions and take advantage of the opportunities that lie ahead

Donald Trump might not have been the choice of Black America, but that doesn’t mean…

By Shawn Baldwin

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social media

4 Social Media Marketing Tools to Catapult Your Brand in 2017

Four tools to help simplify and refine your social media strategy

With brands emerging each year, vying for the public’s attention, learn four cost efficient social…

By Cameka Smith

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Shark Tank

Expect to See More Black Entrepreneurs on ‘Shark Tank’ Season 8

The new season of ABC's 'Shark Tank' will feature a number of black business owners

Grease Bags, an eco-friendly way to dispose of cooking grease, joins an increasing number of…

By Brandon Andrews

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supplier

How to Become a Diverse Supplier with Major League Baseball

Advice on how potential suppliers can work with MLB organizations

Corey Smith, MLB Senior Director of Supplier Diversity and Strategic Sourcing, provides insight on how…

By Kali Wilder

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Books

5 Books to Keep From Failing in Business During 2017

Turn your New Year's resolution ideas for 2017 into an actionable plan, with these five insightful must-reads

The New Year is upon us. For many people that means a set of resolutions…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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entrepreneurs summit

10 Reasons to Attend B.E.’s Entrepreneurs Summit in 2017

Join thousands of small business owners in Houston to gain strategic, financial, motivational, and leadership advice

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Entrepreneurs Summit, which will take…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Pregnancy

What Pregnancy Teaches Us About the Complicated Life of a Startup Founder

No matter what journey you’re on, it’s important to have the support of like-minded individuals.

Having a baby is a big deal. Having a baby while running a startup is…

By Black Enterprise

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Business

How Effective Is the ‘Why’ of Your Business?

A business without a clear “why” makes goals seem aimless — even if they’re being achieved

A business without a why is like a leader without a purpose. However, it’s easy…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Budding

7 Most Important Areas of Business Budding Entrepreneurs Should Focus On

What is the most important area to focus on when you're just getting your business off the ground and why?

Members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) share advice on the most important areas to focus…

By Black Enterprise

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Social Mentions

8 Social Media Tips You Need To Try This Weekend

This small business owner shares her best practices for social media marketing

Many entrepreneurs are uncomfortable seeking the spotlight, yet a larger brand presence is important for…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ubuntu

#WednesdayWisdom: Embrace the Power of Ubuntu, Not Envy

Don’t let jealousy and endless competition ruin your small business success

As a startup or someone struggling with your small business, you may experience envy, where…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Maggie Anderson

New #BuyBlack Push To Create 1M Jobs

Maggie Anderson, who lived exclusively off black businesses for one year, announced a new consumer conscious venture

Maggie Anderson, who famously lived off only black businesses for one year, announced a new…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Linda McMahon

Trump’s Head of SBA Pick Impacts Minority And Women Entrepreneurs

Advocates call on wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to ensure contracts and loans go to women and minority businesses

Small business advocates are weighing in on President-elect Donald Trump as he nominates professional-wrestling executive…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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equal business

4 Ways to Create a Truly Equal Business Partnership

Owning a business 50/50 isn’t possible if you and your co-founder won’t listen to each other

Thinking about going into co-founding a startup? Here are a few pointers to maintain a…

By Black Enterprise

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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strategy

BMW’s Aggressive Tech Strategy Embraces Startups

Think your startup's tech is good enough for BMW? Consider applying to the BMW Startup Garage

BMW’s strategy to remain competitive is to mentor and partner with startups creating innovative technology…

By Samara Lynn

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SCORE

SCORE Offers Free Help and Benefits for Small Businesses

SCORE is an excellent resource for getting business advice and mentorship for little to no cost

Learn more about SCORE, a government program that provides free small business mentoring sessions, workshops,…

By Preston Charles

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