Tag Archives: small business

Getting Started: How One Corporate Exec Went from Workdays to Doggy Daycare

Entrepreneur Robin Crawford shares three things small businesses can learn from Corp. America

Entrepreneur Robin Crawford shares three of her most valuable lessons from stints at such companies…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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POLL: Can Geolocation Provide a Boost to Your Business?

Savvy entrepreneurs are using the services to build their base, brand awareness and loyalty. But does it work?

According to a Pew Research Center study released last November, only 4% of online American…

By Malecia S. Walker

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Holiday Bonuses: A Thing of the Past or on the Comeback?

Some employers have found creative ways to show their appreciation other than cash, while others stick to the script.

Just a few years ago, it was pretty standard practice for companies to dole out…

By Anslem Samuel

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VIDEO: How to Go From Dreamer to Inventor

Our November cover subjects tell what it takes to file a patent and build a prototype

Bringing an invention to market is no easy task. It takes persistence, creativity and unparalleled…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Franchise Insider: BBQ Eatery Seeks Franchise Success

How to be a successful franchisee or franchisor

Carmen Lemons turned a decades-old family run business into a franchise and is now marketing…

By Renita Burns

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How To Turn Your Business into a Franchise

Get started expanding your brand model

Becoming a franchisor can be a cost effective way to grow your business with a…

By Renita Burns

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Hunting Season

Five ways to position your company for Recovery Act dollars

As the economy continues to struggle, the federal government is working to dole out procurement…

By Brittany Hutson

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Discover the Possibilities and Potential of Going Global

In our December 2008 issue, we published a special editorial package, “The Next Big Thing,”…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

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Washington Report

Updates from Capitol Hill

Washington Report: Week of Nov. 16- Nov. 20

By Joyce Jones

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Kicks Off

Kauffman Foundation promotes innovation in events

Entrepreneurs from around the world gathered Monday to kick off the Global Entrepreneurship Week. With…

By Renita Burns

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A New Agenda for Small Business?

No segment of American industry has been pummeled by the Great Recession more than minority…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Announces Plans to Boost Small Business Lending

Credit lines to be made available under TARP

Flanked by thousands of boxes of paper records stored by Metropolitan Archives, a Maryland-based business…

By Joyce Jones

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News Roundup: Week of Oct. 4 – Oct. 10

Small firms remain resilient; Wives show more money savvy

News Roundup: Week of Oct. 4 – Oct. 10

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Manage Your Tax Obligations

Seven things to consider when your job status changes

Thousands of laid-off workers have been pushed into self-employment and freelance work this year. A…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Q&A: Commerce Secretary Gary Locke

Commerce secretary discusses the recovery and minority participation

Black Enterprise Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle sits down with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in an…

By Derek T. Dingle

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The Winner’s Circle

Perseverance, determination, and resilience are attributes that entrepreneurs have had to wear as armor to…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Jalen Rose to Be Honored With Community Champion Award

Detroit native and former NBA star recognized for philanthropic efforts, success in sports journalism

Jalen Rose, a Detroit native, ESPN analyst and one of the legendary “Fab Five” basketball…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Tell Us About Your Business

Information entrepreneurs should provide for a chance to be profiled in B.E.

Information entrepreneurs should provide for a chance to be profiled in Black Enterprise.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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B.E. Small Biz Awards Now a Spike Lee Joint

Award-winning director to address the 2009 Entrepreneurs Conference in Detroit

Emmy award-winning and Academy Award-nominated film director, producer, writer and actor Shelton Jackson “Spike” Lee…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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National Small Business Week Kicks Off

SBA celebrates 45th year of event

Entrepreneurs around the nation are marking their calendars for April 21-25, officially National Small Business…

By Ann Brown

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