Tag Archives: startup

pricing

How to Fix These Big Things Businesses Keep Getting Wrong

Inconsistent and improper pricing can be fatal for your business

Business owners tend to make mistakes in pricing. To be the change you want to…

By Black Enterprise

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Tech Initiative

How to Prepare for Your First 5 Business Milestones

The “firsts” of your business can be nerve-wracking. Here’s how to make sure everything goes smoothly

Educating yourself on common milestones in your startup will give you a better chance of…

By Black Enterprise

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college admissions

3 Hiring Lessons From the College Admission Process

When hiring a new staff member, think back to the college admissions process for inspiration on how to identify the best fit

The college admissions process is far from a perfect system, but it actually has a…

By Black Enterprise

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startup

4 Startup Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2017

This year, competition will increase. Find your niche and own it

These are the startup insights to keep these in mind whether you’re looking to partner…

By Black Enterprise

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starting

BE FAITH: 3 Secrets to Handle the Stress of Starting a Company

Family and faith help weather storms

Some of the best counters to anxiety rely on family and faith. Here are three…

By Neil Ahlsten

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startup week

The Nation’s Capital Kicks Off Techstars’ Startup Week

Washington, D.C. is the latest city to launch Startup Week, a global initiative to help entrepreneurs created by Techstars, a mentorship-driven startup accelerator program

Washington, DC is the latest city to launch Startup Week, a Techstars created global initiative…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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unknown

Embrace the Unknown: How I Founded My Own Company

When Cory von Wallenstein’s employer changed from a startup to a growth company, he realized it was time to leave

Here are a few questions you should ask yourself along with steps you can take…

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power of broke

The Power of Broke: Making Success Your Only Option

Being broke can be the biggest driver for reaching success

The latest book by Shark Tank star Daymond John preaches the power of broke as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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motherhood

Moms Mean Business: How To Become A Mompreneur

Learn key tips on how to succeed in parenting and business

Are you a mom looking to start your own business? Here are a few tips…

By Cameka Smith

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Startup

Should Your Startup Actually Be a Small Business?

High growth isn’t necessarily better—or right for your lifestyle

Some key decisions that you’ll make about your business that will determine if it’s more…

By Black Enterprise

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HR

Don’t Overlook HR: 6 Mistakes That Can Be Costly for Your Startup

Education and preparation can help you avoid potential legal problems in the future

Six baseline tips that can help you better manage your company and avoid costly HR…

By Black Enterprise

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Startup Costs

Follow These 7 Steps to Save Thousands in Business Startup Costs

Employ customer discovery to ensure you're on the right track

There is an age-old saying, “If you build it, they will come.” But that couldn’t…

By Chanel Martin

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Why Startup Incubator-Hopping Is Beneficial to Launching Your Business

Consider whether or not incubator-hopping will be beneficial to the launch of your startup.

Venture capitalists Sam Altman and Jason Calacanis both wrote posts recently on the topic of…

By Black Enterprise

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3 Smart Ways to Profit with Periscope

How to use Periscope to build your brand and increase sales for your business

How to use Periscope to build your brand and increase sales for your business.

By Sirita Wright

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Money Moves To Make Before You Quit Your Day Job

Before you jump ship to pursue your dream of entrepreneurship, take steps to prepare for the financial shock of your transition.

Among the biggest and most intimidating aspects of the transition from employee to entrepreneur is…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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5 Excuses Entrepreneurs Use That Derail Their Businesses

Are these common myths keeping you from starting your dream business?

Realize that there is never a right time to strike out on your own and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Study: Startups More Likely to Have Crazier Company Names

What exactly is an Etsy, anyway?

An interesting takeaway from the study: 75% of the companies founded prior to 2012 had…

By Samara Lynn

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work-life

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…

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Check Yourself: 3 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Never Stop Asking

Are you running your business? Or is it running you?

Entrepreneurship is not just about activity, but intended results, including growth, revenues and profits.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Black man in a suit with a fist full of money

4 Resources To Turn Your Blog Into a Money-Making Business

Everything you need to know from content monetization to keyword rankings

To have a blog that makes money, here’s everything you need to know from content…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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