Tag Archives: small business

Instagram

How This Woman Monetized Her Instagram Presence

Ready to monetize your Instagram presence? Check out these tips.

Ready to monetize your Instagram presence? Check out these tips.

By Kandia Johnson

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DC

This D.C. Clothing Brand Celebrates ‘Chocolate City’

Bailiwick Clothing lends voice to the gentrification conversation

The District of Columbia (D.C.) was the first major American city to achieve a black…

By Jared Brown

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Meaningful Relationships

How to Invest Time in Creating Meaningful Relationships

Get a schedule that allows you to invest in life at the highest level possible

Recently, I’ve been wrestling with some paradoxes. On the one hand, you can’t give others…

By Black Enterprise

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Startups

What Startups Can Learn About Marketing From the Food and Beverage Industry

Four tips from the food and beverage industry startups can use to launch a successful marketing campaign

Whether you’re trying to transform transportation in the tech industry or sling a new cocktail…

By Black Enterprise

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

By Black Enterprise

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Assistant

Replace Yourself: How to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant

Don't think you need an assistant? Answer these four questions

Does this sound like you?
Your alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m., and you head to…

By Black Enterprise

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career

Things You Tell Yourself About Your Career That Are Wrong

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill set, listening to constructive feedback, improving and growing

To do good work, it still takes the basic building blocks: dedication, honing your skill…

By Black Enterprise

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Leadership

Lessons in Leadership From Top Female Executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female executives

Women in business generally belong to one of two leadership groups: female founders or female…

By Black Enterprise

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Website Mistakes

6 Website Mistakes You’re (Probably) Making Right Now

Tips to help you avoid these design and function sins

An effective web presence is crucial for businesses of all sizes in today’s marketplace.
It’s imperative…

By Black Enterprise

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Business Partner

How LinkedIn Helped This Woman Find a Business Partner

Co-founder of COLOUR talks tips for finding a business partner

Co-founder of COLOUR talks tips for finding a business partner.

By Kandia Johnson

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co-working space

How to Choose the Best Co-working Space for Your Tech Startup

If you are thinking of using a co-working space for your startup, you want to be sure to ask these questions

Your startup is your baby, and you want to nurture that baby in a safe,…

By Samara Lynn

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meditate

Why Black Business People Should Meditate

Let’s face it, being black in corporate America requires a complex skill set to succeed.

Nichol Bradford
The following was written by Nichol Bradford:
Let’s face it, being black in corporate…

By Black Enterprise

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She Said It: Mompreneurs Open Up

How to balance running a business and running a family

Mompreneurs share their tips for balancing running a business and running a family.

By Alisa Gumbs

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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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