Tag Archives: Small Business

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Make Peace With Your Inner ‘Maverick’

Why the 9-to-5 routine may not be for you

Have you ever considered that, all things being equal, your success and happiness might require…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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Periscope: Winning at Disrupting Social Media Advertising

What this new platform means for small business owners

Periscope provides never-before-seen opportunities for small business owners to interrupt with customers.

By Michelle Y. Talbert, Esq.

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5 Steps to Invest in a Trademark

Small Businesses Are Too Timid With Growth Plans

Think big when developing a plan to drive revenues and profits

Running a small business requires having a vision and an action plan to develop that…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Are You Making These 4 Website Mistakes?

Web technology and marketing are important to the success of your business

Websites are a complicated blend of technology, marketing, and public relations. While many companies have…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 3

Resources for businesses impacted by the tragedy in Baltimore

Only a handful of qualified businesses, homeowners, and renters have reached out to the SBA…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Success Tactics for Trailblazers in Business

Strategies for innovation and business success

Ethel J. Davis, principal of VZD Capital Management, talks about five strategies business trailblazers employ.

By Marquita Miller

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

By Stacey Tisdale

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4 Tips for Moving From Employee to Entrepreneur

Transitioning from corporate America to entrepreneurship requires planning

In a perfect world, you’d be able to save up at least a year’s worth…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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3 Nontraditional Marketing Strategies That Work

Less traditional forms of marketing may be your best bet

No matter what kind of business you have, you need more customers, clients, leads, website…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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‘This is Her Way’ Founder Talks Accountability and Sisterhood

Sherry Williams says professional women crave spaces to celebrate who they are

Sherry Williams, founder of ‘This is Her Way’ talks accountability and sisterhood.

By Brittany Dandy

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4 Traditional Habits Every Small Business Should Break

It could be advantageous to break the mold

Many businesses have traditional habits and standard operational procedures, but small businesses may want to…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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4 Tips For Financing a Franchise

Before you attempt to finance any business, here's what you need to know

Plan on needing to have a credit score of at least 680 and a net…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Tips For Starting Your Own Magazine

Tenyse Williams, co-founder of Dapper Dads Magazine, shares her secrets

Many niche writers have dreams of one day starting their own magazine or publication but…

By Brittany Dandy

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[RECAP] ‘Leadership Her Way’ Event Continues in Washington D.C.

Sherry Williams' brings together dynamic, female entrepreneurs

Leadership Her Way featured dynamic female entrepreneurs with a wealth of knowledge to share.

By Brittany Dandy

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Chicago’s Oldest Black Bank in Jeopardy

Two black-owned financial institutions left standing, oldest is in need of rescuing

Chicago has two black-owned financial institutions left standing, the oldest is in need of rescuing.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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25 Best Corporations For Vetpreneurs

Programs targeting veteran-owned small businesses for products and services

Here are the 25 top corporations that do business with veteran-owned companies.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Meet the Brains and Beauty Behind The CurvyCon

Bloggers, Chastity Garner and Cece Olisa, host plus-size women's conference

Bloggers Chastity Garner and Cece Olisa come together to host plus size women’s conference the…

By Brittany Dandy

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Changes In Franchising Model To Hit Minorities The Hardest

New labor ruling could affect nearly 20% of all franchises that are minority-owned

New labor ruling could negatively impact minority businesses which represent 20% of all franchisees.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Tips for Becoming a Better Author

Ylleya Fields, author of the Princess Cupcake Jones series, offers her entrepreneurial advice

The life of an author is more than just creative stories and exciting characters. Aside…

By Brittany Dandy

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SBA Putting $1 Million Towards Post-Riot Baltimore Business Recovery

Agency to provide rebuilding assistance including low-interest disaster loans

SBA to commit $1 million in low-interest disaster loans to help Baltimore businesses rebuild during…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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