Tag Archives: small business

small business awards

Apply Now for the Black Enterprise Small Business Awards

B.E. is on the hunt for the best black-owned small businesses across industries, across the country

If you’re part of an outstanding company that’s destined for greatness or if you know…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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microlending

How Microlending Can Help You Start A Business

This is a smart way to get the funding you need for your startup

Read on to learn more about how microlenders can help you get that $10,000 or…

By Black Enterprise

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business

Are You Ready to Start a Business? Recognize the Signs it’s Time to Launch

In business and life, timing is everything. Here's how to recognize the signs it's time to launch your business and what to expect along the way

Building a business is hard, and you need to know when to launch it properly.…

By Jerome D. Love

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workspace

The Workspace You Need to Become More Productive and Creative

Whether it’s at home or at work, your office should be a place where you can collaborate and reflect

The better your workspace supports your team’s productivity, the greater success and engagement you’ll have…

By Selena Hill

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Pete

5 Ways to Build a Business Empire Like ‘Treehouse Master’ Pete Nelson

You may not have your own reality show, but every entrepreneur can benefit from these five smart business strategies

Although not every entrepreneur will have the luxury of starring in his or her own…

By Selena Hill

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small business

Here’s How I Got $80,000 In Revenue With My Small Business in Little Over a Year

Wendy Pace reveals how she managed to beat the odds as an entrepreneurial woman of color, earning a significant revenue with her small business in under 18 months

By: Wendy Pace, founder of Pace Setting Media.
 
If you had told me two years…

By Samara Lynn

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image

Image or Economics? Success in Business Begins With a Solid Foundation

Choosing image over economics is a big mistake

Is the pursuit of image vs. economics eroding the foundation of your business? Learn 3…

By Jerome D. Love

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get paid

4 Money Lessons Entrepreneurs Need To Survive

Entrepreneurship is exciting, but it's not simple. While building your business, here are four money lessons you can learn from

If you are a young entrepreneur, or if you’re ready to quit your job to…

By Ashley M Fox

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president

President Trump’s Best Bet With Communities of Color

Supporting minority-owned and operated businesses may be his best opportunity to successfully engage communities of color

Supporting minority entrepreneurs and small businesses may be President Trump’s best bet to successfully engage…

By Brandon Andrews

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marketing tactics

3 Marketing Tactics You Can Learn From Trump’s White House Win

Love him or hate him, we can all learn from the principles Trump employed to win the White House

Whether you love or loathe the president, we should not overlook the effective marketing tactics…

By Sherron Washington

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margins

How Business Owners Can Squeeze Out More Profit From Their Margins

Minimizing small but wasteful costs will impact your profit margin down the line

Customers can now view a myriad of competitor sites and product reviews within minutes, leaving…

By Black Enterprise

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startup

4 Startup Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2017

This year, competition will increase. Find your niche and own it

These are the startup insights to keep these in mind whether you’re looking to partner…

By Black Enterprise

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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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