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Venture Capitalists

Learning From Your Investors: Tips From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

Steve Ufford, founder and CEO of Trulioo, shares tips on how entrepreneurs can win over investors

There were more than 12,000 financial technology startups worldwide at the end of 2014, according…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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Meet the Woman Using Art to Make a Profit While Making a Difference

Serena Saunders shares tips for monetizing your artwork

Serena Saunders shares tips for monetizing your artwork.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Disturbing Lies Business Owners Tell Themselves

Don’t let yourself get caught in a trap of unproductive self-deception

Don’t let yourself get caught in a trap of unproductive self-deception. Here are five lies…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Marketing Ideas for the Budget-Friendly Small Business

Marketing is expensive, but so is a failed business plan

Stretch your marketing ideas further with these simple strategies, guaranteed to help your budget-friendly small…

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Master brand coach Jai Stone

Recap #BEBizChat: 10 Lessons We Learned From Master Brand Coach Jai Stone

Master brand coach shares branding and social media tips and tricks for small business owners

On Friday, December 11, Jai Stone, a Master Brand Coach and Founder of Emotional Nudity,…

By Kandia Johnson

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Responsive Web Design 101 for Small Business

5 ways to optimize your site for mobile

Responsive Web design is a set of techniques used to make a website adjust for…

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6 Non-Business Books for Business Leaders

Sometimes, the best business lessons come from unexpected places

Here are six non-business reads for business leaders.

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Localize Your Small Business Marketing Strategies

Boost your small-business profile in unexpected ways

More often than not, a small business may feel that it can’t compete against larger…

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How to Avoid Burnout as a Startup Founder

A few simple strategies can help you stay on track and avoid the seemingly inevitable meltdown

If you are an owner of a new small business or startup founder, here are…

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4 Sacrifices Every Entrepreneur Must Make When Starting a New Business

An honest look at setting out on your own

Nowadays, social media has given a lot of people a false sense of reality on…

By Kandia Johnson

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time for taxes

Take Advantage of Business Depreciation Write-Offs for Your Small Business

First-year small businesses could save up to $125,000

Have you heard about the beneficent first year of business depreciation tax write-off that’s tailor-made…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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New Report: Small Businesses Creating Jobs, Giving Back and Growing Local Economy

How to Plan for Success in Business and Life

Think about your next steps before you have to take them

As entrepreneurs, we all swing for the fences. Sometimes we hit a grand slam, or…

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3 Fundamental Affiliate Marketing Secrets From Rosetta Thurman

Make your business happy

Affiliate Marketing tips from Rosetta Thurman, Founder of Happy Black Woman.

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6 Tips for Starting a Nonprofit Organization

If you have a desire to change the world, check out these tips

Do you have a desire to start a non-profit organization? If so, beyond your passion…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Steps for Getting Noticed in Any Setting

Best Practices Using Social Media Usage For Your Business

Finding platforms to garner your 'social street cred' takes planning and consistency

The days of “willy nilly” practices on social media are gone. You have to be…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Is Working With a Remote Staff Right for Your Business?

9 Social Media Fails to Avoid for Small Businesses

Avoid these mistakes that can cost you money

From not updating your social media account regularly to using automated direct messages, social media…

By Kandia Johnson

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Shark Tank Investor Mark Cuban’s Rules For Startup Success

Do you have what it takes to launch a new enterprise?

Shark Tank investor and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban shares his rules for startup success.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Ways to Prepare For Your WorkWeek on Sunday

Starting your workweek on Sunday can lead to a productive work week

When it comes to having a productive workweek the old proverb “A Sunday well spent…

By Kandia Johnson

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The Business of Mommy Blogging

8 Tips For Building A Successful Business Blog

A well-written blog can be an essential component in your company's marketing arsenal

Having a great Web platform for promoting yourself and your business is key as an…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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