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money

Get Your Money Up With These Weekend Reads

Spend the weekend reading up on the best ways to make and save money

In addition to giving yourself some much-needed R&R, this weekend is also the perfect time…

By Selena Hill

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creativity

#MillionaireMovesMonday: Build Your Business With Creativity

Creativity is the best resource to build a business, says business leader William F. Pickard, Ph.D.

According to Dr. William F. Pickard, you don’t need to get a bank loan or…

By Selena Hill

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Follow Up

6 Reasons Why Business Owners Should Focus on Follow-Ups

A wise person once said, “the fortune is in the follow-up”

Don’t be afraid to follow up with someone several different times. Consistently following up with…

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position

How to Position Your Business for Success

Positioning is a key tool in business profitability and success

How well your business is positioned determines how successful it will be every year. So,…

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time management

5 Time Management Tips for Small Business Owners

Get organized, increase productivity, and maintain efficiency with these five tips to improve your time management skills

Any small business owner knows that time is money. Here are five time management tips…

By Stephanie Chung

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trust

How to Cultivate Customer Relationships Built on Trust

Earn and keep the trust of your clients by maintaining consistent communication and offering defined deliverables

Keeping the trust of your clients is important in every industry. Here are 3 strategies…

By Selena Hill

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Small Business Owners

Small Business Owners Are Earning More and Spending More on Marketing

A new survey reveals that about half of small businesses project higher revenue this year, prompting them to boost spending on marketing

A new survey by Clutch reveals that 59% of small business owners expect their revenue…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Shark Tank

On the Road With ‘Shark Tank’ 2017: Meet the Founder and CEO of Legal Equalizer

Brandon Andrews talks business and social justice with the winner of the 2017 Values Partnerships SXSW Pitch Competition, Mbye Njie, founder and CEO of Legal Equalizer

On the Road with Shark Tank talks business and social justice with Legal Equalizer, winner…

By Brandon Andrews

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Cuffed Design

‘On the Road With Shark Tank’ Talks Business With Cuffed Design

Principals for the leather fashion accessories product company share tips and lessons learned

On the Road with Shark Tank catches up with Cuffed Design to discuss business development,…

By Brandon Andrews

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stressed

5 Pick Me Ups for the Stressed Out Business Owner

The best way for an entrepreneur to relax

Such is the life of a business owner: It’s one heck of an emotional ride…

By Black Enterprise

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relic

Don’t Be a Relic: How to Maintain a Relevant Business

Adapt or fail

With emerging businesses developing each day, it’s imperative for entrepreneurs to maintain relevancy within their…

By Cameka Smith

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black women

4 Marketing Lessons I’ve Learned From Binging All Things ‘#Girlboss’

Marketing advice inspired by Sophia Amoruso, the creator of Nasty Gal, an e-commerce clothing retailer, and author of New York Times bestseller '#Girlboss'

Here are some of the key marketing lessons I’ve learned in the last couple of…

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financial habits

Successful Business Owners Do These 5 Things

Adopt these financial habits of successful entrepreneurs

I’ve learned a lot from the successful business owners I have the pleasure of speaking…

By Black Enterprise

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nonprofits

Why Donate to Nonprofits? It’s Just Good Business

Giving is better than getting — even in business.

There is nothing wrong with making donations as part of elevating your company’s brand, so…

By Selena Hill

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design-centered

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in

Design is intangible. People undervalue the skills involved in creativity, so they treat it as…

By Selena Hill

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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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financial habits

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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How To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Jessica Smith
 
Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United…

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