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We’re Sick to Our Stomachs Over Food Delivery Apps

Who doesn’t love the ease of ordering takeout with a few taps after a hard…

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Day in the Life: Meet Podcast Host Brittany Luse of Gimlet Media

This series is a part of the Jopwell/Black Enterprise partnership aimed at featuring talented millennials in exciting jobs

Brittany Luse of Gimlet Media shares a day in the life.

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CEO Of Cober Johnson & Romney ‘Gets Real’ About Business, Self Discovery, and Purpose

So what can we learn from this rock star CEO? Plenty spoke with CEO Of Cober Johnson, and caught up with the savvy lawyer to…

By Teri Harrison

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A Co-working Space Grows in Detroit

A Place in Detroit offers startups in the Motor City, affordable and organic co-working office space

We will provide coworking space and opportunity outside of downtown Detroit; once you get outside…

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Week Of May 1 Big For Black Small Business Owners

Why you should care that National Small Business Week, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit share same week

Why you should care that National Small Business Week, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit share same…

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dying brand

6 Effective Marketing Tactics to Borrow From Big Businesses

Even without a big budget, it’s still possible to have a strong marketing strategy

Established businesses have one obvious advantage over their younger counterparts: Deep pockets. Here are six…

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7 Common Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

Here are the entrepreneurial red flags and how to avoid them offers the most common mistakes that novice entrepreneurs make in hopes that you may…

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9-5 and 6-10: Balancing Your Day Job with Your Night Hustle (Part 3)

Actress and entrepreneur, Sirita Wright, offers tips on successfully pursuing all of your dreams; simultaneously

We’re now on Part 3 of the 5 part series exploring the balancing act an…

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Expert Kevin D. Johnson On What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur

What you have to do, and who you must become, for inevitable success

CEO of Johnson Media Inc. and bestselling author, Kevin D. Johnson, on what happens to…

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How to Share a Google Calendar without a Google Apps Subscription

Share a Google calendar with your team with these steps!

Share a Google calendar with your team with these steps.

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startup week

Working With the Government: 4 Tips for Business Owners

Government programs open up a lot of cash and opportunity — but there are major pitfalls to beware of

Business is tough. Doing business with the government is even tougher. Here is some advice…


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5 Ways My Fitbit Has Pushed Me to Become a Better Entrepreneur

Real-time feedback is helpful in both business and everyday life

I firmly believe that wearing a Fitbit makes me be a better business owner, and…


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Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Need a Track Record to Succeed

No previous leadership experience? That’s not necessarily a problem

While experience has benefits, inexperience can lead to innovation and out-of-the-box thinking. Entrepreneurs don’t need…


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Last Chance to Nominate Your Favorite Small Business

The deadline for this search is Tuesday, March 22nd, so we need you to get to submitting!

Black Enterprise is searching for the best small business to be honored at the 2016…

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Instagram Changes their Algorithm and What That Means for your Business

How small business owners and entrepreneurs can prepare for Instagram's latest change

News of an algorithm change should not come as a shock. Instagram currently has more…

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5 Ways To Grow Your Business Through PR

Creating credibility using news, media, and social sources can help drive sales and revenues

Every business owner needs public relations. Here are five ways to grow your business through…

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Howard University Breaks Ground On $1 Million Innovation Incubator For Startups

District’s first venture capital tech hub to help bring smart ideas to market

Howard University is staking its claim in the latest hotbed for emerging companies.

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4 Simple Steps for Starting a Business With Only $15K

There are always people and resources you can turn to for answers

Here are some simple steps small business owners can take when starting a business with…


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[Entrepreneur of the Week] Female Surgeon Turned Social Entrepreneur Talks Turning a Setback into Success

Dr. Bonnie Mason launches a non-profit organization to address healthcare disparities

Dr. Bonnie Mason, a female surgeon, launches non-profit organization to address healthcare disparities.

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This CEO Knows the Secret to Franchise Success

Brian Joubert, CEO of L&B Tax Service, offers tips on building and growing a franchise

“You can’t beat the financial and social freedom that [a franchise] provides, essentially allowing you…

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How To


How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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